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Topic: iPhone 4

Rumor: Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile to sell iPhone in September

06/01/2012, 12:06 am

On the heels of the news that Cricket Wireless will become the first prepaid carrier in the U.S. to offer Apple's iPhone later this month, an unverified report claims Sprint subsidiary Boost Mobile will also begin offering the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S this September.


America's first prepaid iPhone arrives on Cricket Wireless June 22

05/31/2012, 08:05 am

On June 22, Cricket Wireless will become America's first fully prepaid wireless carrier to offer Apple's iPhone, with an "unlimited" $55-per-month plan.


Sprint won't profit from carrying Apple's iPhone until 2015, has no regrets

05/16/2012, 11:05 am

Sprint's CEO views his company's up front payment to offer the iPhone as a long-term investment that won't see any returns until 2015.


Apple grows to 7.9% of all mobile phones sold worldwide

05/16/2012, 08:05 am

Though it only sells smartphones, Apple represents nearly 8 percent of all worldwide mobile phone sales, making it the third-largest handset maker.


Three regional US carriers will gain Apple's iPhone 4S May 18 [u]

05/08/2012, 11:05 am

Apple continues to ink deals with smaller regional carriers in the U.S., as Kentucky's Bluegrass Cellular, California's Golden State Cellular, and Kansas' Nex-Tech Wireless will begin offering the iPhone 4S on May 18.


Walmart's $74 iPhone 4S discount was a 'pricing error' [u]

05/04/2012, 10:05 am

Walmart, the largest retailer in the U.S., dropped the price of Apple's iPhone 4S with a two-year AT&T contract by as much as $74 at some locations, but the retailer later explained that the reductions were a "pricing error."


80% of Good Technology enterprise activations are Apple's iPhone, iPad

04/26/2012, 03:04 pm

The top six most-activated devices in the workplace tracked by Good Technology were all Apple devices, with the iPhone and iPad accounting for 79.9 percent of customer activations.


Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in Q1 2012, 44% to new customers

04/25/2012, 08:04 am

Sprint on Wednesday announced its own quarterly earnings, revealing that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, with 44 percent of those going to new customers.


Concerns over iPhone activation totals at AT&T & Verizon seen as overblown

04/24/2012, 10:04 am

Investors on Tuesday expressed concern that iPhone activations at AT&T had dropped 43 percent quarter over quarter, but one analysis notes that iPhone activations in the U.S. have historically dropped the quarter after a product launch.


5 new regional US carriers will offer Apple's iPhone starting April 20 [u]

04/04/2012, 11:04 am

A total of five regional U.S. carrier announced on Wednesday that they will begin selling Apple's iPhone on April 20, as Alaska Communications, GCI, Appalachian Wireless and Cellcom join an earlier announcement from nTelos [updated].


Apple expands iPhone to regional US carrier nTelos Wireless

04/04/2012, 08:04 am

nTelos Wireless, a Virginia-based wireless company with more than 400,000 subscribers, will become the fifth U.S. carrier to sell Apple's iPhone when it launches on April 20.


iPhone 4 owners who didn't take a free case can now claim $15 settlement

03/29/2012, 07:03 am

Legal notices began arriving with iPhone 4 owners on Thursday, informing them that they can receive $15 if they refused to take a free case from Apple as a result of a class-action settlement.


Apple's iPhone now the 'digital camera of choice' among consumers

03/28/2012, 11:03 am

Apple's iPhone has become the de facto choice for consumers who use a digital camera, new statistics from the photo sharing service Flickr show.


iPhone 4 allegedly combusts while charging overnight

03/21/2012, 07:03 pm

In what appears to be the first reported case of its kind on U.S. shores, a Colorado woman alleges that her iPhone 4 caught fire while charging overnight and wants Apple to warn customers of the device's possible combustion issues.


New iPad employs same rear camera as iPhone 4

03/16/2012, 04:03 pm

The rear-facing camera featured in Apple's third-generation iPad utilizes the same 5-megapixel CMOS sensor found in the company's iPhone 4 handset.


MWC names Galaxy S II best smartphone, iPad 2 best tablet

02/29/2012, 06:02 pm

The Mobile World Congress on Tuesday announced the winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, with Samsung dubbed Manufacturer of the Year for its Galaxy S II Smartphone of the Year, while Apple's iPad 2 took home Tablet of the Year honors.


Cheap Android phones 'crushing' Apple's iPhone in countries without subsidies

02/27/2012, 12:02 pm

A new report highlights a "rare weak spot" for Apple's iPhone: its heavy reliance on carrier subsidies to sell the iPhone to customers for much less than its true cost.


Apple begins selling iPhone 4 units built in Brazil

02/24/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple has begun selling 8-gigabyte iPhone 4 models manufactured in Brazil to customers in that country, though prices on the units remain unchanged.


iPhones sweep list of 2011's best-selling smartphones in U.S.

02/23/2012, 08:02 pm

Apple's current iPhone models were the three best-selling smartphones in America in 2011, with the iPhone 4 beating out the legacy iPhone 3GS and new iPhone 4S to become the biggest seller of the year.


Apple issues statement on iPhone 4 'antenna-gate' lawsuit settlement

02/18/2012, 02:02 pm

After settling a class-action lawsuit over the "antenna-gate" controversy that surrounded the iPhone 4 in 2010, Apple has issued a statement declaring the $15 payouts apply to a "small number" of people.