Phil Schiller Indirectly Suggests Apple Would Never Make a Cheap iPhone

Phil Schiller

In an interview with Shanghai Evening News, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing made claims that Apple would never make a cheap iPhone. However, Schiller’s comments can be taken to mean that Apple would never introduce a lower quality product into the market as opposed to not introducing a lower cost or “cheap” and smaller iPhone  [Google Translation]. Apple confirmed Schiller’s interview … Read More

Walmart, Straight Talk Now Carrying iPhone 5 Without a Contract

Straight Talk Now Carrying iPhone 5 Without a Contract

Walmart in a partnership with Straight Talk Wireless is now carrying both the iPhone 4 and 5. Straight Talk is offering the iPhone 5 with a $45 unlimited talk, text, and web plan that now gives users yet another option to get the iPhone 5 off-contract. Tracfone, which is the parent company of Straight Talk has a deal in place, … Read More

T-Mobile USA to Remove Smartphone Subsidies and Offer iPhone in 3-4 Months

T-Mobile USA

T-Mobile USA already has over 1.9 million iPhones on its HSPA+ network, despite not officially offering the smartphone. The company, however, is planning to officially bring the iPhone to its network later this year, and is looking to make major changes on how other carriers have offered it in the past. According to Reuters, the Bellevue, Washington based carrier plans … Read More

AT&T Announces ‘Best-Ever’ Sales of iPhone in Q4 of 2012

ATT Best ever iPhone sales

Although AT&T has not yet officially announced its its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012, it did announce its “best ever” sales of the iPhone and Android. The carrier mentioned that it sold over 10 million smartphones in the quarter, one of its most successful. AT&T Mobility’s president and CEO also confirmed the successful quarter, noting that the company … Read More

Apple’s Next Generation of iPhone to Come in Multiple Colors and Sizes?

Next iPhone colors

Talks about the next generation iPhone is already in full gear, with analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets claiming that Apple will be giving customers a number of choices for the rumored “iPhone 5S”. He notes that this includes a number of different colors and sizes. White specifically mentioned that the current colors of the iPod nano would also … Read More

Next Gen iPhone 5S and iOS 7 Appearing in Developer Logs?

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

Apple released the iPhone 5 several months ago, and already, reports are suggesting that a 2013 iPhone 5S / 6 and iOS 7 are beginning to appear in some developer logs. According to a report from TheNextWeb, some developers are seeing code that suggests that both a new iPhone and iOS 7 are being tested. One developer showed us that … Read More

Images of Claimed iPhone 5S Rear Panel Surfaces Online

The rear panel looks very similar to the one currently shipping on the iPhone 5, likely because of Apple’s pattern of introducing two models with the same design before redesigning. However, the rear panel of the 5S does have some differences, including the placement of several screw holes for attachment of the logic board to the shell. They are located … Read More

Apple Wins iPhone and iPad Patents Designed By Steve Jobs and Jony Ive

Apple was recently approved for a number of patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The significance behind these patents is the fact that many of them were designed by late CEO Steve Jobs and Apple’s design chief, Jonathan Ive. One patent, filed as U.S. Patent D671937, and called “Electronic Device” referred to the iPhone 4 design and … Read More

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

Apple’s iPhone 5 is currently sold in 47 countries around the world, however, the Cupertino, California company promised that they would bring the smartphone to 100 countries by the end of 2012. Now, in order to keep that promise, Apple is planning to bring the iPhone to 50 more countries in December alone. On Monday, Apple announced that they will … Read More

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates Begin Dropping to One Week

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates

Apple’s iPhone 5 is becoming more available online and in its retail stores, as the supply for the product catches up to the initial demand. The iPhone 5’s shipping estimate on the Online Store dropped to one week today, only a few days after dropping to two weeks. The new shipping estimate is going live in North America and in … Read More

Facebook Releasing New iOS 6 Photo Sync Feature

Facebook Releasing New iOS Photo Sync Feature

Facebook is beginning to introduce a new feature in the Facebook application for iOS devices that automatically uploads all photos taken on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a private photo album on Facebook. After this, the user can then access all of their iOS images directly on Facebook and can choose which ones to share directly through their … Read More

Apple Posts New iPhone 5 TV Ads, ‘Orchestra’ and ‘Turkey’

iPhone 5 TV Ad Orchestra Turkey

Apple is continuing to market its iPhone 5 as the latest and greatest iPhone to date. The Cupertino, California based company introduced the iPhone 5 a little over a month ago and has since then aired a number of television ads for the device. On Friday, Apple introduced and posted two new TV ads for the iPhone 5, called ‘Orchestra’ … Read More

Apple Airs Two New iPad mini TV Ads, ‘Books’ and ‘Photos’

ipad mini tv ad

Apple has aired two new iPad mini television ads in the United States, highlighting the iPhoto app on the full sized iPad and iPad mini as well as iBooks on both devices. During the iPad mini media event, Apple played and later aired the first iPad mini ad, called ‘Piano’. The new ads, called ‘Photos’ and ‘Books’ very cleverly show … Read More

Apple Loses Court Battle Over ‘iPhone’ Name in Mexico

Apple iPhone 5

On Friday, Apple Inc., lost a court battle over the ‘iPhone’ name in Mexico against a telecommunications company that has a trademark on the name iFone. The company believes that Apple’s ‘iPhone’ name is similiar sounding enough to their own that it calls for Apple to discontinue use of the name. With loss of the name, Apple may likely need … Read More