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Topic: iPhone 3G

iPod on long road downhill as iPhone halo effect kicks in

06/18/2008, 07:06 pm

A new forecast has the iPod's influence on Apple dropping steadily over the next few years as the iPhone cannibalizes its sales and generates a halo around the Mac.


Study suggests most of Japan not bonkers over iPhone

06/18/2008, 05:06 pm

The Japanese aren't lusting over iPhone to the same degree as Americans and fellow Europeans across the pond, according to a local study commissioned shortly after regional wireless carrier SoftBank Mobile said it would offer the Apple handset later this year.


Morgan Stanley compares Apple to Nintendo while raising estimates

06/18/2008, 10:06 am

Apple's iPhone 3G product cycle and high margin revenue from associated services and software can elevate the company's valuation closer to that of Nintendo, says Morgan Stanley, which sees growing similarities between the two firms' business models.


iPhone interest in UK increases fourfold with advent of 3G model

06/17/2008, 09:06 am

Though it will come as little surprise to those following the iPhone story, Apple's exclusive wireless provider in the UK said this week that regional interest in the new iPhone 3G is nearly four times that of the original model.


iPhone 3G seen 'repeating history' with record 14m sales in 2008

06/16/2008, 08:06 pm

The impact of the iPhone 3G's faster Internet access, new markets, third-party apps, and very low pricing should trigger a new sales rush that does for the iPhone what 2005 accomplished for the iPod, according to a new report from RBC Capital Markets.


iPhone 3G buyers may be able to complete activation at home

06/16/2008, 12:06 pm

Prospective iPhone 3G buyers are waiting on Apple and its wireless partners to provide more clarity on the required activation procedures for the new handset given official but confusing statements on the matter thus far.


TomTom for iPhone lives; Jobs' true health; green iPhone 3G?

06/13/2008, 06:06 pm

Despite reports to the contrary, TomTom is still working on a GPS app for the iPhone. Meanwhile, Steve Jobs' thin look may be permanent evidence of his cancer cure, Greenpeace is concerned about a toxic iPhone 3G. And a growing number of would-be iPhone programers are attacking Apple's backlog in approving their full developer status.


iPhone 3G's third sensor; Sydney store official; Radeon HD 3870

06/12/2008, 06:06 pm

The mystery third sensor in the new iPhone has allegedly been revealed, but it's not what some have expected. Also, Apple's first Australian store opens its doors next week, and AMD has unveiled a dual-mode Radeon HD card that works with both Macs and PCs.


Apple considering iPhone sales through universities

06/12/2008, 11:06 am

Apple is mulling a plan that would see the company extend sales of its upcoming iPhone 3G through top universities, and is separately considering a new protection service plan for college students, AppleInsider has learned.


App Store has size and price caps, opening with iPhone 3G

06/12/2008, 08:06 am

Developers submitting content to the App Store will have wide-ranging control over how their app is offered, but face a definitive limit for the size of their apps, AppleInsider has learned. The portal may also open its doors in sync with the launch of iPhone 3G.


Apple's App Store could emerge as $1.2B business by 2009

06/11/2008, 09:06 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray is urging investors who typically focus only on Apple's hardware announcements to also pay attention to the company's iPhone software strategy, particularly its upcoming App Store, which could balloon into a $1 billion market by next year.


O2 offering existing iPhone customers free iPhone 3G upgrades

06/10/2008, 08:06 am

Existing iPhone owners on the UK's O2 wireless network are being offered a free upgrade to Apple's just-announced iPhone 3G if they agree to a new 18-month contract and sign up for one of the carrier's pricier tariffs.


Apple tackles iPhone background app limits with push service

06/09/2008, 07:06 pm

Addressing one of the most outstanding complaints regarding feature limitations in third-party iPhone applications, Apple on Monday said it has developed a push notification service that will feed programs with data even when technically shut down.


3G iPhone to be in-store activated; free upgrade for recent buyers

06/09/2008, 06:06 pm

Apple in the US will attempt to stifle the proliferation of unlocked iPhones by requiring that all of the new handsets be activated at the time of purchase. Meanwhile, first-gen iPhones purchased after May 27 will reportedly be eligible for a free upgrade to the 3G model.


Apple details iPhone 2.0 software, App Store

06/09/2008, 03:06 pm

As part of its introduction of iPhone 3G, Apple has also unveiled the final version of its iPhone 2.0 software, including the App Store, iWork and Office document support, and numerous other features not mentioned during the March SDK event.


AT&T prices iPhone 3G data plan at $30, nixes rev share deal

06/09/2008, 05:06 pm

AT&T confirmed in a press release Monday that it will remain the exclusive U.S. provider for Apple's new iPhone 3G, adding that unlimited data plans for the new touch-screen handset will fetch $30, an increase of $10 from the plan offered alongside the original iPhone.


Case maker's website hammered on claim of 3G iPhone protector

05/19/2008, 01:05 pm

The website of a little-known case maker was pounded with traffic and essentially knocked off line early Monday afternoon after it posted renderings of a so-called "iPhone 3G" protective holder and said the product was available for shipping.