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Sprint CEO Hesse confirms it will keep unlimited data on new Apple iPhone, even if it is LTE

Sprint CEO Hesse confirms it will keep unlimited data on new Apple iPhone, even if it is LTE

posted: 25 Apr 2012, 18:39

In an interview with CNET, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse says the carrier will continue to offer unlimited data to those Sprint customers who will be using the new Apple iPhone, even if it comes...

Apple beats estimates, shares jump 6% after hours

Apple beats estimates, shares jump 6% after hours

posted: 24 Apr 2012, 15:50

Selling 35 million units of the Apple iPhone in the latest three month period, crushing analysts' estimates, the Cupertino based firm's shares are up more than 6% in after-hours trading; Apple reported earnings of $12.30 a share for the period,...

Bad ideas: lady caught smuggling iPhones into China inside beer bottles

Bad ideas: lady caught smuggling iPhones into China inside beer bottles

posted: 23 Apr 2012, 10:13

When it comes to making a quick, tax-free buck, people resort to doing all kinds of crazy things to smuggle illegal items into various countries around the world. In China, there is a large import tax on goods such...

Screen test iPhone, Android and Windows Phone flagships side-to-side: Lumia 900 wins

Screen test iPhone, Android and Windows Phone flagships side-to-side: Lumia 900 wins

posted: 23 Apr 2012, 09:24

Nowadays, a screen is most of what you see of a smartphone - screen sizes have grown to 4.7 inches as almost the norm for flagship Android handsets, and Windows Phone also has some 4.3-inch and larger...

Samsung GALAXY Note top smartphone in Q1 based on sentiment in social networks

Samsung GALAXY Note top smartphone in Q1 based on sentiment in social networks

posted: 23 Apr 2012, 00:11

Based on SocialNuggets index of consumer sentiment in social networks like Facebook and Twitter, the top smartphone during the first quarter of 2012 was the Samsungt GALAXY Note followed by the Samsung Galaxy...

NYPD Blue: Apple iPhone and Apple iPad thefts on the rise in the Big Apple

NYPD Blue: Apple iPhone and Apple iPad thefts on the rise in the Big Apple

posted: 21 Apr 2012, 14:07

According to the NYPD, thefts of the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad in New York City are up 44% this year; in a highly publicized case, a 26 year old chief, Hwang Yang, was murdered and his Apple handset stolen...

Apple iPhone aimed at corporate users

Apple iPhone aimed at corporate users

posted: 20 Apr 2012, 19:34

With RIM's survival hanging by a thread, Apple wants the Apple iPhone to become the handset used by the enterprise and has added a section to the phone's landing page called "the iPhone in Business" which breaks down into 5 sub-sectors...

iPhone landing on five US regional carriers today

iPhone landing on five US regional carriers today

posted: 20 Apr 2012, 10:00

April 20th has come and the iPhone 4S has finally arrived on five regional US carriers, so there’s little excuse for people across the country who want an iPhone not to get one…

How to easily organize a get-together with the iPhone

How to easily organize a get-together with the iPhone

posted: 20 Apr 2012, 04:24

Sure, a lot of people have an iPhone and know how to download apps, but we wouldn't be surprised if many users aren't aware of the handset's built-in conference call ability, which is just perfect for quickly organizing a get-together...

iPhone sales to continue sliding until next iPhone

iPhone sales to continue sliding until next iPhone

posted: 19 Apr 2012, 09:54

Sales of the iPhone have likely slowed down since Apple’s historic record shattering Holiday quarter, and the slowdown is expected to continue all the way by the launch of the new iPhone, expected…

Blind man demonstrates the effectiveness of the iPhone’s accessibility features

Blind man demonstrates the effectiveness of the iPhone’s accessibility features

posted: 17 Apr 2012, 11:02

Tommy Edison, also known as the Blind Film Critic, has been blind since birth. Tommy reviews films, has over 20 years experience as a radio professional, and more recently, produces online videos that seem...

White iPhone 4 in short supply, replaced by iPhone 4S at stores

White iPhone 4 in short supply, replaced by iPhone 4S at stores

posted: 17 Apr 2012, 02:44

White iPhone 4 smaprtphones are being replaced by iPhone 4S at a number of Apple stores across the United States and Canada. Short supply of 16GB white iPhone 4 replacement units is the cause...

Apple enlists Samuel L Jackson and Zooey Deschanel for iPhone ads

Apple enlists Samuel L Jackson and Zooey Deschanel for iPhone ads

posted: 16 Apr 2012, 23:03

It's been a while since Apple has anyone even approaching celebrity status appear on-screen in a commercial, usually the company relegates its celebrity power to voice-over work, or musical accompaniment...

Secret shoppers find AT&T stores recommend iPhone to those interested in Lumia 900

Secret shoppers find AT&T stores recommend iPhone to those interested in Lumia 900

posted: 11 Apr 2012, 13:29

While there is some confusion as to just how much money AT&T is sinking into its promotion of the Nokia Lumia 900, we do know for sure that AT&T said this launch with be their biggest ever, so if you...

Analyst cuts rating on Apple from Buy to Neutral; stock rises to new all-time high anyway

Analyst cuts rating on Apple from Buy to Neutral; stock rises to new all-time high anyway

posted: 09 Apr 2012, 14:41

BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk has downgraded his rating on Apple's common stock from "Buy" to "Neutral" which in Wall Street parlance is equivalent to a sell recommendation; despite the downgrade,...

AT&T iPhone unlocking begins – easy, but long process

AT&T iPhone unlocking begins – easy, but long process

posted: 09 Apr 2012, 12:47

Now that AT&T’s promise to unlock out of contract iPhone has come to fruition, a number of customers have described what the process entails. The consensus – it is simple, yet time consuming...

Display comparison: HTC One X vs iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Nitro HD, Samsung Galaxy S II

Display comparison: HTC One X vs iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Nitro HD, Samsung Galaxy S II

posted: 09 Apr 2012, 10:05

Today we compare the displays on the HTC One X, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Nitro HD, and Samsung Galaxy S II. Guess which one we liked the most...

Siri's

Siri's "shortcomings" focus of possible Canadian class action suit

posted: 06 Apr 2012, 22:48

A law suit in Regina is looking to file a class action suit on behlaf of those who feel that they were somehow rooked by Apple into believing that Siri was a fully functional personal assistant; the one plaintiff names...

Apple patent suggests Face Unlock coming to Apple iPhone and Apple iPad

Apple patent suggests Face Unlock coming to Apple iPhone and Apple iPad

posted: 06 Apr 2012, 01:33

Apple patent documentation released by the USPTO shows that the Cupertino based firm is looking at utilizing its front facing camera as part of a Face Unlock-type system that would use a person's face to unlock...

Apple applies for patent that lets a device sell itself

Apple applies for patent that lets a device sell itself

posted: 05 Apr 2012, 18:06

A patent discovered by Apple Insider reveals that Apple has filed for a patent that would supply power and data wirelessly to devices to allow them to show off features while displaying content, all while on display in a sealed box...

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