Apple’s iPhone 4S is the number-one selling handset at the nation’s three largest network operators, outselling all other smartphones combined.
The Apple iPhone 4S is the undisputed smartphone champ, according to data collected by Canaccord Genuity. The firm examined individual handset sales across the top four wireless network operators in the U.S. between December 2011 and March 2012. The iPhone leads at AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, although not at T-Mobile USA, where it isn’t available. Continue reading
It has been a great month for apps. Both iOS and Android had big markers in March, as Apple released the new iPad and Google rebranded the Android Market as Google Play. Developers have been hard at work creating apps for each platform and some great games, social apps and utilities have been recently released. Continue reading
Apple chief Tim Cook has visited Foxconn’s new iPhone factory during his visit to China, as the company tries to improve the working conditions at their plants.
It was not known whether Cook, who is on his first visit to China since becoming chief executive of Apple, would pay a visit to any of the factories used to produce its leading products. Continue reading
To say Apple is no ordinary company is a gross understatement. With a market capitalization (the total value of its stock) hovering around $573 billion, it’s now the world’s most valuable company. But even before it acquired that rare distinction, it was special in many ways, especially the way it introduces products and the way the public and the media react to those products. Continue reading
Apple is actively advertising for help with the design and construction of its “next generation” data centers as it begins work on a new computing facility in Prineville, Oregon and expands its iCloud data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Continue reading
It took 15 days from release for iOS 5.1 to get to 61 percent, the same percentage of users as the most popular version of Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’.
Over-the-air (OTA) updates for iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad, combined with strong sales of Apple’s new iPad, have helped to drive up adoption of the latest 5.1 release, according to data released by iOS and Mac developer David Smith. Continue reading
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse stated in a recent Mobile World Live interview that iPhone users are more profitable for the carrier because they use less data than Android users.
“iPhone customers have a lower level of churn, and they actually use less data on average than a high-end, 4G Android device,” said the executive. So from a cost point of view and a customer lifetime value perspective. They’re more profitable than the average smartphone customer.” Continue reading
Apple’s next iPhone will likely have LTE 4G connectivity, a 3.5″ or slightly larger screen and will arrive in Fall of 2012, reports iMore. The site has a history of accurate rumors including the announcement of the new iPad and the fact that it would also have LTE technology. Continue reading