iPhone 4 Free Bumper Cases Will Cost Apple $175M

Apple’s “generous” move to fix the iPhone 4 antennae issue will cost the company $175 million dollars the company announced during their earnings conference call yesterday. Apple will expense the cost of the cases as deferred revenue in their 4th quarter balance sheet. What is not clear is how Apple arrived at this figure. Assuming that Apple will sell approximately … Read More

WWDC Style iTunes App Store Sales Screen Saver

If you remember, around WWDC time we were all blown away by an Apple creation that was almost a piece of modern art. Especially if you were someone experiencing decent App Sales on a daily basis! In the lobby of the developer conference they setup a bank of monitors showing live iPhone App Sales cascading down them in real time. … Read More

iPhone 4 and iPad Demand Continue to Rise

Apple are in an enviable position for any company. They have cemented their place at the top of the tech industry with another set of stellar financial results, announced yesterday. And they simply can’t produce enough units of their two most popular devices to keep up with consumer demand. In effect they themselves are the only obstacle they have to … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Posts Stellar Q3 Earnings – As Expected!

No surprises from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) yesterday. But the Q3 results were impressive nonetheless. Analysts predicted Apple (AAPL) would earn $3.00 per share this quarter, and generate revenues of around $15 Billion. What Apple actually achieved was $3.51 per share, revenue of $15.7 Billion, and a net profit of $3.25 Billion. Overall an increase of around 50% over last years figures … Read More

Did Apple’s iPad Help Amazon Sell More Kindle eBooks?

About six and a half months ago (January 27th, 2010 to be specific), most technology bloggers and analysts chose the casket for the Kindle. The iPad was going to kill the Kindle device and distribution model. iBooks was going to take over as the de-facto eBook marketplace just like iTunes became the world’s biggest music store. Amazon looked like it … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Q3 Financial Results Conference Live Streaming

Apple Q3 2010 Financial Results Call

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will be announcing their Q3 2010 financial results today. They will be providing live audio streaming of its FY 10 Third Quarter Results Conference Call using QuickTime. In case you miss the live streaming today then you will be able to access the rebroadcast beginning Tuesday, July 20 at 5:00 p.m. PDT/8:00 p.m. EDT through Tuesday, August 3 … Read More

iPhone 4 Press Conference (Taiwanese Animation)

The iPhone 4 press conference has become one of the most discussed topics on the web. Apple’s competitors have been busy responding to the reception and weak spot issues while on the other hand a Taiwanese news program has posted a 3D animated video which depicts the entire ‘iPhone 4 saga’ It’s a bit crazy and humors too, definitely a must watch! Reality distortion … Read More

iPhone 4 Antennagate Conference Gets Samsung’s Response

During the iPhone 4 “Antennagate Conference” Apple CEO showed videos of HTC Droid Eris, Samsung Omnia II and BlackBerry Bold 9700 dropping singal bars when held in a way which attenuates its signal. Apple didn’t just stop there, after the conference was over they posted a new page on their website which explains the antenna design and issue of weak spots in … Read More

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

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

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

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

iPhone 4 Antennagate Conference Gets HTC’s Response

Nokia Dont touch sticker antenna

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

Apple posts iPhone 4 Press Conference Video

Apple was quick to post the video of iPhone 4 press conference on its website. If you missed our live coverage then head over to Apple.com to stream the video online. Be sure to read our July 16th iPhone 4 press conference round up here. Apple has also posted some new information about its antenna design & testing facilities in which they … Read More

iPhone 4 Press Conference Round Up

iPhone 4 press conference

Today Apple responded to all the issues raised by the media related to iPhone 4 reception and antenna design. The press conference began with the iPhone antenna song written by a youtuber. Steve Jobs gave a presentation which was followed by a long Q&A.  The press conference aimed at identifying the iPhone 4 problem, providing data related to the issue and offering … Read More