iPhone 5C Official Packaging Leaks Ahead of Media Event?


The official packaging of the new cheaper iPhone 5C has leaked according to new photos published on the web. Apple is widely rumoured to unveil the next-gen iPhone sometime this month. New photos have appeared on multiple online publications, the first set of photos appeared on Chinese site iApps.im and then on C Technology. The photos show an iPhone that … Read More

iOS 7 Training Begins for AppleCare Support Employees Ahead of Release Date

iOS7 WWDC 2013 Keynote Live

Apple has begun training its AppleCare support staff to tackle user questions regarding iOS 7. According to a 9to5Mac, the training is expected to be completed by the second week of September, in time for the release date of iOS 7. iOS 7 is the biggest change to the iPhone OS since the introduction of the original iPhone. Every screen, … Read More

Apple Celebrates 5 Years of the App Store With Free Apps and Games

App Store 5 years

Apple’s App Store will turn 5 year old on Wednesday, July 10 and to celebrate the success of the digital store the company has partnered with app and game developers to give 5 games and 5 apps for free. The iPhone was introduced in 2007 and a year later Apple unveiled the SDK for developers to build native apps for … Read More

Walmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

Walmart Scan Pay Go iPhone App

According to a report from Reuters, Walmart is expanding its ‘Scan & Go’ Self-checkout system to over 200 of its retail stores. The system, which is similar to Apple’s own EasyPay system is modeled around iOS devices and allows customers of Walmart stores to pay for their shopping items at a checkout station while exiting the store. For now, “Scan … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Adds “Why iPhone” Section to Website Post Galaxy S4 Announcement

Why iPhone Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) launched a new online campaign, adding “Why You’ll Love iPhone” section to their website. The promotion which highlights a number of reasons why customers love the iPhone, is seen on the front splash page of the company’s website, as well as an email newsletter and a dedicated “Why iPhone” page. There’s iPhone. Then there’s everything else. What … Read More

Low Cost iPhone To Use ‘Super-Thin’ Plastic and Fibreglass Shell?

Low cost iPhone

Rumors about a low cost iPhone have been on the web for the past several months, with some reports suggesting that the device would offer a plastic chassis. KGI Securities analyst MIng-Chi Kuo also reported that the low cost iPhone would have a 4-inch screen, a plastic casing, and would even be available in a range of colors similar to … Read More

China Mobile Announces Major LTE Expansion No Word on iPhone

China Mobile

China Mobile is looking to make its mark in the LTE market, with an announcement from the company noting that it is planning a major LTE push to improve its network and implement it more broadly. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is looking to spend $7 billion in order to improve its LTE network, setting up a … Read More

iPhone 5S with Fingerprint Sensor Release Date Expected for June / July Timeframe


According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning the release of two new iPhones this summer. Kuo claims that Apple will release iOS 7 in June, followed by the iPhone 5S and a cheaper iPhone in July, both of which are expected to have fingerprint sensors, likely something similar to the fingerprint login feature on HP computers. This … Read More

AT&T Launches Full-Page Ad, Attacking T-Mobile Prior To Its Rebranding

AT&T Full page Ad attacking T-mobile rebranding

Earlier this year, reports began to surface that T-Mobile USA was looking to officially offer the iPhone. By this time, the company had already confirmed its plan to end smartphone subsidies, which binds subscribers to a 1 or 2 year contract with the company in exchange for a lower or ‘subsidized’ price on a phone. Apple also confirmed to The … Read More

China Expected to Hit 246 Million iOS and Android Devices This Month

China Worlds Largest Smart Device Market

China is quickly becoming the focal point of the smartphone market, with the country slated to surpass the United States and become the world’s largest smart device market in the world. According to mobile analytics platform, Flurry, China has the most active Android and iOS tablets and smartphones. China has been in close competition with the United States since last … Read More

AT&T Announces Holiday Quarter Earnings, Activated 8.6 Million iPhones in the Quarter

ATT Best ever iPhone sales

Earlier in the week, Verizon announced its Q4 2012 earnings results and reported that it had activated over 6.4 million iPhones in the quarter. On Thursday, AT&T announced its earnings for the holiday quarter, reporting that it had activated 8.6 million iPhones and sold a total of 10.2 million smartphones. This means that Apple’s iPhone consisted of approximately 84% of … Read More

Verizon Announces Earnings for Q4 2012, Activated 6.4M iPhones in the Quarter

Verizon iPhone

Verizon has reported its earnings for the 4th quarter of 2012, becoming the first of the four major U.S carriers to report its earnings. According to GigaOm, the carrier activated over 9.8 million total smartphones, with 6.4 million or two-thirds of them being iPhones. Verizon’s earnings are strange, however, particularly because half of the total iPhone activations consisted of the … Read More

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