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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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. … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Ready to Set New Sales and Stock Price Records?

Right now Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is trading at an all time high of $275, and rising. This is most likely a reflection of the market’s view of the news of the iPhone 4 sell out across the globe, and confirmation today that Apple has sold another million iPads in the last three … Read the Full Story →

New: Find My iPhone App From Apple

MobileMe, Apple’s paid online service for email, device synching, personal web pages and the like, has had a “Find My iPhone” service for a while now. If you misplaced your iPhone then you could potentially find it via this service, using cell tower and WiFi triangulation, as well as via … Read the Full Story →

Apple Reports 600,000 iPhone 4 Pre-Orders

Apple Reports 600,000 iPhone 4 Pre-Orders. Apologises for Hiccups! We reported yesterday that both Apple and AT&T’s systems were swamped by iPhone 4 pre-orders. It was not surprising to many that AT&T dropped the ball. But some were surprised and disappointed by Apple’s hiccups. Today Apple released a statement where … Read the Full Story →

Apple and AT&T infrastructure crumbles under iPhone 4 demand

As we reported earlier today Apple updated its web site, and pre-order opportunities on both their website and via AT&T for the iPhone 4 went live. So far it seems that neither Apple or AT&T have adequately prepared for the immense interest that consumers are showing in the new iPhone. … Read the Full Story →

Hackers Fire Back at AT&T and Apple

The hacker group that recently exposed information about iPad 3G owners has fired back at AT&T’s response to their endeavors. Objecting to the characterization of their intent as malicious, the Goatse Security group published a blog post today. While AT&T painted them as some sort of evil coven bent on … Read the Full Story →

FTC to Investigate Apple

Since the war between Apple and Google really started to heat up when Apple rejected the Google Voice iPhone app, the threat of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or Department of Justice investigations has loomed over Cupertino. There has been a lot of talk in industry circles in the last year … Read the Full Story →