Apple’s New TV Ad “Photos Every Day” Says iPhone is the Most Popular Camera

iPhone TV Ad Photos Every Day

Late Thursday night, Apple aired a new iPhone TV advertisement, called “Photos Every Day” focused entirely on the device’s camera. This ad is very different than other iPhone commercials that have been aired in the past with words flashing across the screen, followed by a shot of an app that … Read the Full Story →

Verizon Reports 25% Rise in Activations, Accounts for 55% of Total Smartphone Activations

Verizon iPhone

Verizon was first of the four major carriers in the United States to have reported their first quarter of 2013 earnings results. Last week, Verizon announced that they activated a total of 7.2 million smartphones during the quarter with 4 million of those being iPhones. This comes out to be … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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

iPhone5S

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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. … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone Takes 18.5% of US Mobile Market, Competing with Android

Top Smartphone Platforms

comScore has once again released its monthly survey results for U.S. mobile phone users for September to November. comScore obtains the data by measuring the installed user base as opposed to new handset sales, allowing for far more accurate results. According to the survey results, Apple’s iPhone is now in … Read the Full Story →