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Topic: iPhone 3G

Second Apple analyst sees "softness" in iPhone demand

11/05/2008, 11:11 am

Two analysts have issued research notes to clients this week indicating that their checks with supply chain sources suggest forward looking iPhone build orders are experiencing some incremental weakness due to concerns about customer demand.


Half of Apple's iPhone 3Gs sold internationally

10/31/2008, 06:10 pm

Two separate disclosures by Apple and AT&T last week combine to revealed that the iPhone, once driven largely by domestic sales, has grown into a big international business with the arrival of the 3G model.


Japanese iPhone owners to be offered TV tuner add-on

10/30/2008, 11:10 am

Addressing a widely-publicized feature omission for Japanese iPhone users, local carrier Softbank on Thursday announced plans to begin selling a TV Tuner add-on later this year that will also serve as an extended battery pack.


AT&T announces free Wi-Fi access for iPhone users (again)

10/29/2008, 01:10 pm

After several false starts, AT&T on Wednesday began sending SMS messages to iPhone owners announcing that they can now access free of charge the carrier's nation-leading Wi-Fi network of more than 17,000 hotspots.


Rogers says quarter million iPhones sold in Canada

10/28/2008, 11:10 am

Rogers Wireless, Apple's exclusive iPhone provider in Canada, said Tuesday that September quarter sales of the touchscreen handset totaled more than a quarter million units, boosting both its subscriber count and average user revenue.


Reconstructing Appleís 2008 earnings to reflect iPhone sales

10/28/2008, 10:10 am

Now that Apple has reported its earnings for the full 2008 fiscal year, itís important for investors to focus on how Apple would have performed if it fully recognized the revenue and earnings from its sales of the iPhone.


Apple seen having leeway to sell iPhone at $99

10/27/2008, 06:10 pm

Apple's very strong real-world revenues and its high iPhone gross margins are now thought to give the company substantial headroom for a price cut that could lead to huge strides forward in market share.


iPhone Software 2.2 to add public transit & walking directions

10/25/2008, 02:10 pm

The next version of Apple's iPhone software will not only introduce Street Views to the handset's Maps application, but also provide bus, train and walking directions, a series of new photos reveal.


Intel gets foot in mouth about ARM-twisting iPhone comments

10/24/2008, 03:10 pm

Damage control kicked into overdrive at the world's largest chipmaker this week in the wake of comments from two Intel executives who had a field day badmouthing the iPhone and its embedded ARM processor during a public developer forum, apparently without the company's blessing.


AT&T's third quarter driven by 2.4M iPhone 3G activations

10/22/2008, 10:10 am

AT&T said Wednesday that third quarter sales were boosted by a larger than expected number of iPhone 3G activations, resulting in long-term value at the expense of near-term profits.


Apple iPhone 3G sales surpass RIM's Blackberry

10/21/2008, 05:10 pm

Apple announced quarterly iPhone sales that surpassed those of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion by nearly a million and a half units or 25%: nearly 6.9 million iPhones versus the 5.4 to 6.1 million BlackBerry units RIM sold per quarter during the same calendar quarter in 2008. Apple and RIM have non-overlapping fiscal quarters.


Apple profits rise 26% on sales of 2.6M Macs, 6.8M iPhones

10/21/2008, 04:10 pm

Apple said Tuesday that fourth-quarter profits rose more than 26 percent to $1.14 billion, or $1.26 per diluted share, on sales of $7.9 billion for the three-month period ended September 27, 2008.


Wal-Mart next to carry Apple's iPhone - report

10/13/2008, 10:10 am

Discount department chain Wal-Mart may become the second independent US retailer to carry Apple's vaunted iPhone 3G next month, according to an unconfirmed report.


Apple mellowing its tone on leaks?

10/06/2008, 06:10 pm

Following years of near-constant legal notices and other attempts to silence leaks and control the press, Apple appears to be softening its stance on rumors, an investigation suggests.


iPhone 3G now the second best-selling US mobile handset

10/06/2008, 11:10 am

In a little over a year, Apple's iPhone has grown to become the second best-selling mobile handset in the United States, according to NPD.


Google Street View, auto-correction prefs in iPhone OS 2.2 beta

10/06/2008, 10:10 am

A list of enhancements that may arrive in the next version of the iPhone operating system continues to grow with the unearthing of Google Street View support and an auto-correction toggle hidden in the most recent beta of the software.


Data suggests Apple has cruised past 10 million iPhone goal

10/06/2008, 09:10 am

An effort on the part of members of Mac Observerís AFB to track IMEI iPhone numbers has led two technology analysts to conclude that Apple has drastically surpassed analystí Q4 iPhone sales estimates, and reached its goal of selling 10 million iPhones in 2008 three months early.


AOL releases public beta of iChat-like Instant Messenger client

09/30/2008, 12:09 pm

On the heels of a successful launch of its AIM client for the iPhone, AOL on Tuesday announced a public beta of its next-generation AIM client for the Mac -- its first major update to the software in over four years.


Nokia, Apple iPhone to lock horns at last on Thursday

09/29/2008, 07:09 pm

After remaining near-silent as iPhone and other touchscreen cellphones took control of the high-end media phone business, Nokia on Thursday will try and reclaim what was once its own with its first touchscreen cellphone.


Next iPhone software update to deliver Safari, App Store tweaks

09/29/2008, 06:09 pm

Apple last week began testing iPhone Software v2.2 beta 1, the next software update for the iPhone and iPod touch that will deliver, among other things, subtle interface changes to Safari and a new version of the company's App Store application.