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Now, Verizon employees too steering people away from the iPhone

Now, Verizon employees too steering people away from the iPhone

posted: 02 Aug 2012, 03:12

A curious story is unfolding - the two biggest US carriers seem to have their employees discouraging users from buying the iPhone…

AT&T tells customers to buy anything except the Apple iPhone?

AT&T tells customers to buy anything except the Apple iPhone?

posted: 01 Aug 2012, 14:30

Anonymous AT&T reps are reporting that they have been told to steer customers toward any smartphone except the Apple iPhone; it doesn't make sense because after all, for more than its first 3 years of life in the U.S., Apple's...

Russia's largest carrier accuses Apple of dictatorship

Russia's largest carrier accuses Apple of dictatorship

posted: 31 Jul 2012, 09:16

The iPhone might be the most popular single smartphone in the United States where it sells for a pretty affordable $200 on a two-year contract, but go to some other countries…

Refurbished iPhone 4S starts at $100, courtesy of RadioShack

Refurbished iPhone 4S starts at $100, courtesy of RadioShack

posted: 25 Jul 2012, 00:20

In case you want to own an iPhone badly, but your budget can't quite handle it, RadioShack is promoting an iPhone deal that you might want to take into consideration. Both Verizon and AT&T iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S smartphones...

Apple sued by Portuguese reseller for 40 million EUR

Apple sued by Portuguese reseller for 40 million EUR

posted: 22 Jul 2012, 04:41

Days after a consumer group in Portugal said it would take legal action against Apple for the wording of its AppleCare warranty service, a reseller is suing the Cupertino based firm for $40 million EUR ($49 million USD) for intentionally...

Apple iPhone emits three time the radiation as the Samsung Galaxy S III?

Apple iPhone emits three time the radiation as the Samsung Galaxy S III?

posted: 20 Jul 2012, 13:24

A company called tawkon offers an app in the Google Play Store that alerts you when the radiation level on your phone reaches a dangerously high level; the company has released an infograph showing thast the Apple...

Woz shows what’s in his bag – puts everyone’s mobile device collection to shame

Woz shows what’s in his bag – puts everyone’s mobile device collection to shame

posted: 17 Jul 2012, 13:00

We’d be willing to bet that a lot of loyal PhoneArena readers carry a lot of devices around with them, but have you ever wondered what a tech legend like Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak carries...

The Yellow Jacket is an iPhone case, an extended battery, and a stun gun!

The Yellow Jacket is an iPhone case, an extended battery, and a stun gun!

posted: 15 Jul 2012, 22:09

Traditionally we’d say you should never bring an iPhone to a gunfight, but with this new Indiegogo project, you might be able to. The Yellow Jacket is a product of the minds of...

Report: HTC One X replaces Nokia Lumia 900 behind the Apple iPhone at AT&T

Report: HTC One X replaces Nokia Lumia 900 behind the Apple iPhone at AT&T

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 18:49

According to brokerage house Canaccord Genuity, last month the Nokia Lumia 900 lost its second place spot behind the Apple iPhone at AT&T; this dovetails with earlier reports that the Finnish based carrier will...

Apple patent application covers case with windscreen for Apple iPhone microphone

Apple patent application covers case with windscreen for Apple iPhone microphone

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 08:44

A patent application that Apple has submitted to the USPTO is for a removable case that covers the microphone for the Apple iPhone with a windscreen that would alsoo act as protection for the phone's...

Brooklyn Net star Deron Williams uses an Apple iPad to sign $98 million contract

Brooklyn Net star Deron Williams uses an Apple iPad to sign $98 million contract

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 23:55

Deron Williams decided to stay put with the Brooklyn Nets and signed a 5-year contract worth $98 million; while the money is certainly eye-popping, the cool thing is how Williams signed his contract-he...

Court rules live TV can be sent to Apple iPhone and Apple iPad in New York City

Court rules live TV can be sent to Apple iPhone and Apple iPad in New York City

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 22:08

A U.S. District Judge has ruled against a preliminary injunction for Aereo which means that live television can be transmitted to the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad in New York City; the major networks had...

Metroon gives your iPhone a Windows Phone look and feel

Metroon gives your iPhone a Windows Phone look and feel

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 20:02

For those iPhone owners out there that have a little secret Windows Phone envy, a new Jailbreak theme lets you get a taste of the Metro UI on your Apple handset. The theme, called Metroon, is a fully functional UI that allows you...

No more losing your USB flash drive with this iPhone case

No more losing your USB flash drive with this iPhone case

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 10:56

Enter the ego Hybrid Series USB case for the iPhone 4/4S, which so happens to incorporate a removable USB flash drive for easy access to your important data. As you can tell from the photo, the USB drive is discretely stored in...

Spike combines a case with a physical QWERTY keyboard for the Apple iPhone

Spike combines a case with a physical QWERTY keyboard for the Apple iPhone

posted: 07 Jul 2012, 15:12

The folks behind the Spike physical keyboard for the Apple iPhone have three different versions, each one trying to be as unobtrusive as possible while at the same time, offering users a faster and easier way...

Online troubleshooter reveals the top five complaints about today's top smartphones

Online troubleshooter reveals the top five complaints about today's top smartphones

posted: 06 Jul 2012, 22:33

FixYa is an online community that allows users to pick the heads of members to troubleshoot problem devices; thanks to its large number of users, the site can reveal what the top 5 complaints are for...

The Hone for iPhone keeps your keys from straying too far from your side

The Hone for iPhone keeps your keys from straying too far from your side

posted: 06 Jul 2012, 11:43

As it name implies, it’s a device that’ll literally hone in to your missing keys. Specifically, it’s a Bluetooth 4.0 device that you attach to your keys, and when combined with its iOS app, you’ll be able to track...

iPhone 4S mod adds built-in wireless charging

iPhone 4S mod adds built-in wireless charging

posted: 05 Jul 2012, 15:08

We’ve seen this done before on the Nokia Lumia 800 – adding the convenience of wireless charging without adding the bulkiness of a case. In the latest wireless charging mod we’ve come across...

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S III vs HTC One X drop test reminds us again not to drop Samsung's bundle of joy

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S III vs HTC One X drop test reminds us again not to drop Samsung's bundle of joy

posted: 05 Jul 2012, 06:46

Now we have another video, which throws in the HTC One X with its polycarbonate unibody in the mix. The three phones get dropped from both waist and shoulder heights, which are...

Wickr for iOS sends text messages with military-grade encryption, secret agents take note

Wickr for iOS sends text messages with military-grade encryption, secret agents take note

posted: 03 Jul 2012, 09:08

Wickr for iOS enables "military-grade encryption of text, picture, audio and video messages". Basically, you can communicate with another Wickr user safely and securely, without worrying that...

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