There are lots of way to spruce up and customize the look of your iPhone. Here’s a great info graphic from the guys at Geekaphone on how people are pimping their iPhones. Graphic used with permission.
In a new study released Wednesday by market research firm Yankee Group, 40 percent of smartphone buyers in Europe said they would buy an iPhone.
So all told, 58 percent of the stores BTIG called named the iPhone as their strongest selling phone and an additional 20 percent said it shared that honor with a competing device. It is really amazing that the iPhone continues … Continued
Last weekend we brought you news of a newly discovered patent that could render your camera useless in some situations, like at a concert venue. With infrared sensors installed at the venue, concert goers could find their cameras disabled as … Continued
I use my iPhone camera and video camera quite a bit, but if a newly discovered Apple patent is any indication, you may not be doing it at some venues for long.
If you are wondering about the difference between an unlocked phone and a jailbroken phone, you should have a look at TUAW’s unlocked iPhone 4 FAQ. There’s a lot of useful information, from basic explanations to new pricing plans from … Continued
Apple on Tuesday began selling an unlocked version of its iPhone 4 from its online store.
Basically an unlocked iPhone can be used on any compatible network without purchasing a long term contract. This gives the user a great amount of flexibility, but the upfront cost to purchase the phone is expensive.
Apple on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against a company that makes iPhone version kits. The kits basically turn your black iPhone into a white iPhone.
Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the lawsuit claims that Fei Lik Lam a/k/a Phillip Lam and whiteiphone4now.com, are “infringing and diluting Apple’s famous trademarks, in willful violation ofthe Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq.) and for engaging in deceptive practices and unfair competition in willful violation ofNew York state Jaw.”
It wasn’t that long ago that Apple first opened the doors to the App Store and now the company has reportedly surpassed 500,000 approved apps.
That figure comes from a group of companies that have been involved in the app business since it launched: 148Apps, a mobile app blog; Chomp, an app search engine; and Chillingo, a game developer.
U.S. Senator Al Franken on Friday announced the witness list for the upcoming hearings of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy.
The hearings entitled “Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy,” will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 10:00 am, according to the Senator’s office.
Market research firm IDC on Thursday released its smartphone market share numbers for the first quarter of 2011 and Apple is doing quite well.
According to the report, Apple only follows Nokia in worldwide shipments. Apple’s shipments grew from 8.7 million in 2010 to 18.7 million in 2011, an increase of 114.4 percent year-over-year.
A new report released on Friday by market research firm IDC shows Apple’s iPhone had substantial grow in the first quarter of 2011.
According to the report, Apple’s iPhone shipments went from 8.7 million in the first quarter of 2010 to 18.7 million in the first quarter of 2011. That brings Apple’s market share from 2.8 percent in 2010 to 5.0 in 2011.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is speaking publicly about how his company doesn’t use location data.
“We haven’t been tracking anyone,” Jobs said in a telephone interview with Mobilized on Wednesday. “The files they found on these phones, as we explained, it turned out were basically files we have built through anonymous, crowdsourced information that we collect from the tens of millions of iPhones out there.”
Apple is reportedly testing its iPhone to work on T-Mobile’s network.
According to a BGR.com report on Wednesday, Apple is testing a new prototype iPhone specifically designed for T-Mobile. The iPhone has an internal model number of N94, which fails in line with the N90 and N92 models released for AT&T and Verizon, respectively.
The white iPhone 4 has been promised by Apple for almost a year — today it officially arrived.
The white iPhone has been spotted over the past few days in Europe, where it apparently went on sale a bit earlier than expected. Some customers in the UK and Belgium where able to get their hands on the devices, according to Mac Rumors.
Apple on Wednesday answered questions on reports on claims that its iPhones and iPads collects user’s location data.
In an extensive Q&A posted to its Web site, Apple clearly aims to set the record straight on the issue. This is the first time the company has given any information publicly.
Apple has clearly been upping its game when it comes to making the iPhone the most popular device on the market, but RIM is still making noise saying how good it is. I decided find out who was selling the most smartphones.
I looked at the last four fiscal quarters for Apple and RIM and get a feeling for which company was on the way up, or down, and who really did have the bragging rights.
Of course, fiscal quarters do not run like calendar quarters, so they are a bit off based on dates, but they are still pretty close. This isn’t meant to be scientific, but rather a look at four quarters to see how smartphone sales are trending.
The elusive white iPhone 4 could be in stores by the end of April, according to a new report on Saturday.
Citing sources in Europe and the U.S., 9to5Mac has a screenshot of Best Buy’s upcoming product inventory, which includes the white iPhone. The in-stock date listed on the screen is April 27, 2011.
New data released on Friday shows that Apple’s iPhone 4 on Verizon was the most acquired handset in February.
According to the report released by comScore, the Verizon iPhone helped Apple push its three month average percentage of mobile subscribers up 0.9 percent, the largest of any manufacturer.
According to the data, the top mobile OEM is Samsung with 24.8 percent (up 0.3), LG at 20.9 percent (same as last period), Motorola 16.1 percent ( down 0.9), RIM 8.6 percent (down 0.2) and Apple at 7.5 percent.
For the fifth consecutive time, Apple’s iPhone has topped J.D. Power and Associates list of smartphone customer satisfaction.
RIM was taken completely taken off guard when Apple’s iPhone became an overnight success, according to a former RIM employee.
I saw this video this morning and thought it was really interesting. I don’t know if it’s real, but it certainly looks good to me.
I’ve spent the past month with a loaner Verizon iPhone 4, and it’s been great: call quality is a bit clearer, fewer calls have been dropped, and the Personal Hotpsot feature has been a life saver. But I’m not planning … Continued
Apple on Wednesday released iOS 4.3, the promised update to its mobile operating system.
Apple on Tuesday updated its iTunes software, which improves support for iOS 4.3.
Google overtook RIM and Apple in January, capturing the top spot for mobile operating system market share.
New reports on Monday suggest Apple is reconsidering the antenna design that debuted on the iPhone 4 in favor of a new design when the iPhone 5 ships later this year.
Apple’s iPhone has increased in popularity since it was first released a few years, but some see it as a expensive phone that’s not affordable for everyone. Apple may be working to fix that.
I’ve been traveling with a backpack full of electronics for more years than I care to remember, but with Apple’s recent offerings, things are getting a whole lot easier.
Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel S. Mead told The Wall Street Journal that sales of the iPhone 4 were very strong, contrary to reports that the phone wasn’t selling as well as expected. The article, penned by Shayndi Raice, included some … Continued