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Topic: iPhone 3G

Class action suit claims Apple deceived over iPhone 3G speeds

08/20/2008, 06:08 pm

A lawsuit filed on Tuesday by an Alabama woman alleges that Apple has touted doubled Internet speeds with iPhone 3G when a rash of connection problems have made those speeds seemingly impossible to reach.


Apple: iPhone 2.0.2 update targets 3G issues

08/20/2008, 05:08 pm

Apple confirmed that the iPhone 2.0.2 update does indeed include changes to address issues related to 3G reception. USAToday cited company spokesperson Jennifer Bowcock as saying, "The software update improves communication with 3G networks."


Briefly: shots of Nike+ touch app not the real deal

08/20/2008, 11:08 am

A series of images making the rounds on the Internet this week as 'leaked' screenshots of an upcoming Nike+ application for the iPhone and iPod touch are not authentic, AppleInsider has learned.


WWDC presenter talks iPhone development from .NET perspective

08/20/2008, 09:08 am

At WWDC, noted author and cross platform development expert Kevin Hoffman presented a comparison of Apple's iPhone development tools with those available for Microsoft's Windows Mobile.


Rising iPhone browser share points to sales of 5 million 3G units

08/19/2008, 04:08 pm

The iPhone's share of the worldwide browser market has increased nearly twofold following the release of the iPhone 3G last month, leading researchers at PacificCrest to suggest that September quarter sales of the device may be tracking 1.5 million units ahead of expectations.


Second iPhone 3G carrier reaches Turkey as Russia nears deal

08/18/2008, 07:08 pm

Those looking to buy an iPhone in Turkey will have a second choice besides Vodafone. Simultaneously, two Russian carriers have allegedly been tapped to carry the device.


Apple launches iPhone 2.0.2 update

08/18/2008, 05:08 pm

In a quick turnaround from 2.0.1, Apple on Monday evening released version 2.0.2 firmware for iPhone and iPod touch.


Apple Enterprise sending thousands of Macs into hotels, cruise ships

08/18/2008, 11:08 am

Apple's Enterprise Sales Group has been quietly installing thousands of iMacs, Mac minis, Mac Pros, and Xserves in hotels and cruise ships in a new push to bring the media rich experience of Apple's retail stores to the hospitality industry, where hoteliers are seeking to deliver personalized, unique experiences that will impress guests and bring them back for more.


Inside the iPhone 3G dropped call complaints

08/18/2008, 09:08 am

Experts and analysts of all stripes are trying to explain what's wrong with the iPhone 3G, but their answers are frequently supported by bad science, outlandish claims, and pure speculation. Here's what's wrong in the reports, and why a simple firmware update is likely to solve the current issues.


Apple already padding iPhone 3G supply for second-wave carriers

08/15/2008, 07:08 pm

Although Apple is just coming to grips with iPhone 3G demand among the device's first batch of carriers, the next phase of new carriers should already have the stock it needs to handle its own introductions, AppleInsider has been told.


First Google Android phone sighting reveals awkward iPhone rival

08/15/2008, 12:08 pm

The first smartphone based on Google's Android mobile platform could hit the U.S. market as early as October, according to new reports, but a video of the handset leaked on the Internet reveals a device which lacks the elegance that's already drawn millions to Apple's iPhone.


iPhone 3G reception issues to be relieved by software update - report

08/14/2008, 01:08 pm

A small percentage of iPhone 3G users who say their phones are plagued by poor 3G network reception may soon see their connectivity problems rectified by a software update, a new report claims.


Apple's Best Buy play makes 12m iPhones "very conservative"

08/13/2008, 07:08 pm

An agreement for Best Buy to start selling iPhones will help make already strong estimates for Apple's device sales seem all too modest, according to an investment note from Lehman Brothers.


HSBC bank may ditch BlackBerry for 200,000 iPhones - report

08/13/2008, 12:08 pm

In what would surely be a blow Research in Motion, HSBC is considering a move that would strip its employees of their BlackBerry handsets and equip them with some 200,000 Apple iPhones instead.


Apple averaging 95 iPhone 3G sales per store, per day

08/13/2008, 10:08 am

After spending 25 hours observing sales of iPhones at Apple's national retail chain, investment bank Piper Jaffray now estimates the company is on track to announce a more than fourfold increase in sales of the handset during its fiscal fourth quarter.


Sources: Best Buy to sell Apple's iPhone 3G nationwide

08/12/2008, 07:08 pm

Best Buy Co., Inc. is expected to announce as early as Wednesday plans to begin selling the iPhone 3G next month, making it the first independent U.S. reseller to offer the the coveted touchscreen handset outside of Apple and AT&T.


iPhone reception; Australian Mac sales boom; 30% off Office 2008

08/12/2008, 01:08 pm

AT&T is investigating reports from iPhone 3G users who claim their new phones can't maintain a solid 3G signal. Meanwhile, new figures show a huge jump in Apple's share of the Australian PC market. And Microsoft is offering students up to 30% off Office 2008 with the purchase of a new Mac.


SingTel to launch iPhone 3G in Singapore on Aug 22

08/12/2008, 09:08 am

Following a series of email teasers, SingTel said Tuesday it will participate in Apple's second phase iPhone 3G launch by rolling out the new touchscreen handset to its customers in Singapore on August 22nd.


Verizon now touting own 'Visual Voice Mail' service

08/11/2008, 05:08 pm

Playing catchup with rival AT&T and technology available on Apple's iPhone since last year, Verizon Wireless on Monday introduced its own visual voicemail service to a limited number of subscribers for an added monthly fee.


iPhone 3G rocks Japanese smartphone market

08/11/2008, 09:08 am

Mobile providers in Japan are crediting the launch of Apple's iPhone 3G with dramatically shifting large numbers of subscribers between providers. The impact of the new phone is also answering critics who insisted the iPhone would find only limited interest in Japan.