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Topic: iPhone 4S

Samsung Galaxy S III launches in Europe to take on Apple's iPhone 4S

05/29/2012, 09:05 am

Samsung on Tuesday launched its flagship Galaxy S III smartphone in 28 countries across Europe and the Middle East, where it will compete head-to-head with Apple's iPhone 4S.


Former Apple employee claims Steve Jobs would have 'lost his mind' over Siri

05/25/2012, 09:05 am

A new report quotes a former Apple employee as saying that people at the company are "embarrassed by Siri" and late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs would have "lost his mind" over the feature's performance.


Actor John Malkovich amused by Siri in new iPhone 4S commercials

05/23/2012, 11:05 pm

John Malkovich is the latest celebrity to star in television commercials from Apple and Verizon touting the convenience of the Siri voice assistant feature of the iPhone 4S.


IBM bans Apple's Siri from its internal networks for security

05/23/2012, 08:05 am

Because the Siri and Dictation features for iOS must be sent to Apple to be converted to text, IBM has barred the use of them from its corporate networks, citing security concerns.


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.


Apple argues plaintiffs are too vague in class action lawsuit over Siri

05/16/2012, 04:05 am

Apple has filed a motion to dismiss a set of class-action lawsuits, which accuse the company of falsely advertising its Siri voice assistant feature for the iPhone 4S, under the grounds that the plaintiffs did not specify exactly what claims led them to purchase the device.


iPhone orders 'significantly' reduced as Apple begins prepping for next-gen model

05/15/2012, 08:05 am

Apple has begun drawing down build plans for its current iPhone models, as sales begin to ease in anticipation of a new sixth-generation model expected to launch later this year.


Siri updated to give witty responses to 'best smartphone ever' query

05/14/2012, 11:05 am

When asked for the "best smartphone ever," Siri will now provide a range of witty responses to users rather than giving details on the Nokia Lumia 900.


Apple's Siri tells users Nokia Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'

05/11/2012, 09:05 am

When asked to find the "best smartphone ever," the Siri personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S will tell users to check out the competing Lumia 900 smartphone made by Nokia.


Apple's iPhone was No. 1 smartphone in Japan in 2011 with 7.25M sold

05/10/2012, 03:05 pm

Sales of the iPhone in Japan reached 7.25 million units in all of 2011, making Apple the top smartphone vendor in the country.


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.


Sprint CEO returns $3.25M in pay after shareholders deride Apple deal

05/08/2012, 08:05 am

In an effort to placate shareholders upset over Sprint's iPhone deal with Apple, the company's chief executive has returned more than $3.25 million in compensation.


iPhone 4S launch helps China top US to become largest smartphone market

05/04/2012, 01:05 pm

Further demonstrating the importance of China to Apple's business, the country has now surpassed the U.S. in terms of smartphone subscribers, making it the largest smartphone market in the world.


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."


Touch panel shipments for Apple's iPhone expected to drop 15-20% in Q2 2012

05/04/2012, 08:05 am

Seven months after the launch of the iPhone 4S, suppliers are expecting shipments to slip 15 to 20 percent in the current quarter, as customers begin to hold off for Apple's next-generation handset.


Samsung unveils quad-core Galaxy S III with 4.8" AMOLED screen

05/03/2012, 02:05 pm

Samsung on Thursday took the wraps off its highly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone, featuring a 1.4-gigahertz quad-core processor, 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED screen, and Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.


Estimate claims Apple bested Samsung by 3M to remain top smartphone vendor

04/27/2012, 08:04 am

Two conflicting estimates paint very different pictures of Samsung's smartphone sales in the March quarter, as the company did not publicly disclose exactly how many smartphones it shipped.


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.