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Topic: iPhone 3G

Reports face off over validity of $99 Wal-Mart iPhone rumor

12/08/2008, 09:12 am

There are conflicting reports Monday over whether there is any truth to a rumor that Wal-Mart later this month will begin offering a 4GB iPhone to its customers for a new low price of $99.


Hidden feature turns iPhone into TV gaming device

12/05/2008, 03:12 pm

With a little work and the help of an undocumented feature in Apple's iPhone Software Developers Kit, one iPhone developer was able to turn its game into a version suited for playback on big-screen TVs.


A $99 Apple-branded cell phone is inevitable, analyst says

12/05/2008, 10:12 am

There's no doubt that Apple will release a mobile handset priced at $99, according to Kaufman Bros. It's just a matter of when and in what form.


Apple's smartphone share closer to 13%, still ahead of Microsoft

12/04/2008, 03:12 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide smartphone market is closer to 13% than the 16% reported earlier this week, but that's still good enough to push the iPhone maker past Microsoft to become the third largest smartphone OS vendor, according to Gartner.


Rumor: Wal-Mart to sell 4GB iPhone for $99

12/04/2008, 09:12 am

A new rumor presents the possibility that discount chain Wal-Mart may carry a special run 4GB iPhone 3G as part of its agreement to begin selling the touchscreen handsets later this month.


Apple argues only a fool would believe its iPhone 3G ads

12/03/2008, 04:12 pm

Apple isn't lying in television ads that tout the iPhone 3G as twice as fast as its predecessor, but customers would have to be fools to take those claims at face value, the company argues.


iPhone single-handedly driving smartphone growth

12/02/2008, 12:12 pm

In addition to outselling a broad and combined range of Windows Mobile handsets, Apple's iPhone 3G is being credited this week as the lone force responsible for growth of the smartphone market during the September quarter.


Apple releases iPhone Software v2.2

11/21/2008, 08:11 am

Apple early Friday morning released iPhone 2.2 Software Update, which delivers a number of improvements and adds Google Street View, public transit and walking directions, and more. A similar update is available for iPod touch users without the new Maps enhancements.


Apple now No. 2 in corporate smartphone market share

11/20/2008, 02:11 pm

While Research in Motion continues to dominate the corporate smartphone market, new data shows Apple to be chipping awake at the BlackBerry maker's lead after having recently bludgeoned Palm to become the second leading supplier of advanced handsets to businesses.


Apple authorizes MMS on the iPhone, but not for US users

11/20/2008, 11:11 am

Swedish iPhone owners will soon have something they can hold over the heads of most other users of the touchscreen handset: an Apple-sanctioned way of sending and receiving picture and video messages.


Wal-Mart to begin selling iPhone post holidays - reports

11/19/2008, 11:11 am

Mega-discount chain Wal-Mart, along with subsidiary Sams Clubs, will join Best Buy in offering Apple's iPhone 3G to their customers just days after Christmas, according to new reports.


Google Mobile iPhone app with voice search now available

11/18/2008, 08:11 am

The new version of Google's Mobile iPhone application that includes voice search recognition was made available as a free download on the App Store last night.


Apple to launch iPhone in Taiwan next month

11/17/2008, 10:11 am

Chunghwa Telecom said Friday it has won the exclusive right to begin selling Apple's iPhone 3G in Taiwan ahead of the December holiday season.


Apple sued over hairline cracks in iPhone 3G casings

11/14/2008, 12:11 pm

Apple is facing yet another lawsuit over the performance of its iPhone 3G on AT&T's network but with added allegations that the company is ignoring the occurrence of hairline cracks in the handset's enclosure.


Google voice search app for iPhone arriving shortly

11/14/2008, 09:11 am

Google as early as today is expected to introduce a free application for the iPhone that lets you search for information, directions, or virtually anything else by speaking into the handset, eliminating need for the keyboard entirely.


Orange France promo to cut iPhone 3G price to 99 euros

11/10/2008, 09:11 pm

In an aggressive move to spur iPhone sales heading into the holidays, Orange appears to be on the verge of cutting prices for Apple's handset well below existing costs.


iPhone trumps RAZR as most purchased US consumer handset

11/10/2008, 09:11 am

Apple's iPhone 3G dethroned the top-ranked Motorola RAZR as the leading handset purchased by adult consumers in the U.S. during the third quarter of the year, according to market research firm NPD.


AT&T chief lays out futuristic vision for the iPhone

11/07/2008, 10:11 am

Before a future version of Apple's iPhone wakes you up in the morning, it will have downloaded the morning's news feeds and sent a message to your coffee maker to begin brewing a fresh pot, says AT&T Mobile chief Ralph de la Vega.


AT&T says official iPhone 3G tethering plan coming "soon"

11/06/2008, 03:11 pm

AT&T Mobility chief executive Ralph De La Vega has disclosed that a carrier-sanctioned method of using the iPhone as a 3G modem for notebooks will be announced "soon."


iPhone 2.2 screenshots reveal direct podcast download interface

11/06/2008, 10:11 am

A series of screenshots from Apple's latest iPhone 2.2 beta have leaked on the web, revealing a new interface for downloading podcasts over wireless networks and a more polished version of the handset's App Store application.