iPhone 4 to be available in India by October on Bharti Airtel

Apple has sold more than 3 million iPhone 4’s in just three weeks since its launch date and on July 30th it will be available in 17 more countries. During the WWDC 2010 keynote Steve Jobs announced the availablity of iPhone 4 around the world to be completed in 4 phases. Phase II ends on July 30th & Phase III sometime in … Read More

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Apple 2010 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call Tomorrow

Tomorrow afternoon at 14:00 PDT and 17:00 EDT Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will announce its 3rd Quarter (Q3) Earnings for 2010. Apple (AAPL) has adopted a new accounting practice with regards to the iPhone, due to changes in US regulation, and instead of holding some iPhone earnings back based on a subscription model, it now accounts for them as they go along. It is … Read More

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Next Gen iPod touch and iPad to feature FaceTime?

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We’ve reported various rumors which suggest that the next gen iPod touch will feature a camera. Apple’s annual music event is expected to be scheduled in the first week of September and we can expect new iPod touch models with high resolution display, Apple’s custom A4 chip and video & image capturing capability. BGR recently reported that one of their reliable sources has confirmed that iPod touch and iPad … Read More

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Apple’s iPad Available in Nine More Countries This Friday

Today Apple published a press release announcing that iPad will be available in nine more countries (Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore) this Friday. The iPad has been a huge success for Apple and it has been difficult for them to meet the demand. At the iPhone 4 press conference Steve Jobs said that … Read More

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White iPhone 4 Supplies to be Extremely Constrained

News coming out of a website based in China details the production process for White iPhone 4 screens, and the news is not promising. Apparently Lens Technology, the company that makes the White iPhone 4’s front panel, has machines which are only capable of producing 3 units per hour. Getting the balance of white paint levels to opacity for the … Read More

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iPhone 4 Antennagate Conference Gets HTC’s Response

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iPhone 4 press conference on July 16th has lead to Apple’s competitors responding to the antennagagte issue. During the conference Steve Jobs showed videos of HTC Droid Eris, Samsung Onmia II & BlackBerry Bold 9700 dropping the signal strength bars when held in a way that attenuates the signal. RIM & Nokia were quick to respond and now Eric Lin, Global PR and Online … Read More

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Apple’s Secret Strategy at The iPhone 4 Press Conference

Apple dodged more than one bullet at their iPhone 4 Press Conference yesterday. Some that I think many people had not even seen coming. But that’s because by definition most industry observers, or journalists, are followers and not leaders. Being a leader is something that Apple very certainly is used to – and good at. Some pundits went into the … Read More

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iPhone 4 Press Conference: Live Coverage

Apple will be holding a special press conference today where the topic will be iPhone 4. The concerns regarding iPhone 4 reception have been growing at an increasing rate and an open letter by Apple to all it’s customers has not proved to be satisfactory. It is widely believed that Apple will be talking about iPhone 4 reception issues and the antenna design. … Read More

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iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

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We recently reported that Apple might be releasing iOS 4.0.1 software update for iPhone 4 owners today and now Engadget has confirmed that the update is available for download. The update “improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” You can download the update by connecting your iPhone 4 to iTunes and clicking “check for updates” iOS … Read More

RaviniOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

iPhone Class Action Monopoly Lawsuit Against Apple & AT&T Approved

When the first iPhone was launched back in 2007, a few Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) U.S. customers filed lawsuits challenging Apple’s and AT&T’s right to tie the iPhone to one cellular provider by locking it. Further lawsuits also challenged Apple’s right to control what software you could put on your iPhone, and alleged that Apple and AT&T were dishonest when they sold 2 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone Class Action Monopoly Lawsuit Against Apple & AT&T Approved

Apple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

We covered the iTunes 4th of July “Hack” yesterday. Apple issued a statement claiming that only 400 accounts were compromised in this recent, and first “major” iTunes related fraud. To put that in perspective that is some 0.0003% of all iTunes accounts currently active. And when you consider all the facts Apple’s history to date is considerably better than most … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on sale for 20,000 Baht, which is around $620. The store … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

Apple Issues Statement on July 4th iTunes “Hack”

Over the July 4th weekend news of a “Massive” iTunes App Store hack was circulated around the web. We were advised to lock down our credit cards, change our passwords and to generally panic! What seemed to be happening was that some hacked individuals iTunes accounts, that have been readily available on the Chinese Black Market for some time, were … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Issues Statement on July 4th iTunes “Hack”

Apple (AAPL) Exceeds 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Sales in just 3 Days

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) pushed out a Press Release today announcing that it had beaten even optimistic analysts expectations for how many iPhone 4 units it would sell in the new iPhone’s first few days of sales. Apple officially confirmed that it has exceeded 1.7 Million iPhone 4 sales from June the 24th to the end of business on June the 26th. Steve … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Exceeds 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Sales in just 3 Days

iPhone 4 Delivered Unboxing Videos

We just reported that many Apple iPhone 4 customers are receiving the fourth gen iPhone today and now unboxing videos have started appearing on YouTube. Several iPhone 4 customers were receiving updates about an early delivery. Some users have reported having activation problems while others seem to have managed activating their new iPhone 4. iPhone 4 Unboxing iPhone 4G Unboxing

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