All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 4’

Apple To Finally Introduce iPhone Trade-In Option

While some are pointing fingers at Samsung’s success, perhaps Apple is just tired of companies like Gazelle from making all that money from the secondary iPhone sales market. Whatever the case, the electronics behemoth is preparing to introduce its own iPhone trade-in program; although, Apple has not officially announced the program’s existence. Reports speculate the program is being introduced to …

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ITC Bans Older iPhone Models From Entering The U.S.

Were you thinking about picking up an iPhone 4 on the cheap at AT&T? You might want to do so now as new shipments might not be making it here anytime soon. The Hill reports that the ITC ruled that Apple had infringed upon Samsung’s patents with the AT&T variants of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3, iPad 3G …

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T-Mobile Lets You Put $99 Down On iPhone 5

Not only did T-Mobile announce the availability of the iPhone 5 today, but it announced that consumers can put $99 down on the device, with monthly payments to make up the difference ($20 per month for 24 months). And that’s with no annual service contract plus unlimited talk, text and Web and 4G. The device will be available from Friday, …

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iPhone 4S Now Only $99, iPhone 4 Now Free

The news everyone was waiting for today was the iPhone 5. And though Apple put on a good show and will no doubt sell millions of iPhone 5’s, not everyone who wants one can afford the high up-front cost of a new iPhone. Luckily for them, Apple also today announced price drops for both the iPhone 4S and the iPhone …

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iPhone Prices Drop Ahead Of iPhone 5 Release Date

The new iPhone, which may or may not be called the iPhone 5 (probably not) is expected to be unveiled on September 12. That leaves retailers about a month to start selling more of the older models before people drop to their knees in excitement over Apple’s newest product. Rumors of the next iPhone have already put a dent in …

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Otterbox Launches The Opposite Of The iPhone Stun Gun Case

We just wrote about a new iPhone case from Yellow Jacket, which doubles as a stun gun, in order to help you avoid being burglarized, raped or murdered. Otterbox also just released some new cases for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, which may not be as useful in an attack situation, but at least conjure up more pleasant imagery. …

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This Case Lets You Hurt People With Your iPhone (And Soon Android)

Yellow Jacket has created an iPhone case that doubles as a stun gun. According to a promo video for the product, you may use this to avoid: robbery, assault, rape and murder. Sounds like a solid idea. “Here at Yellow Jacket, we know from first-hand experience what is needed in a violent situation to escape danger,” the company says on …

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iOS 6 Maps Flyover Hacked To Run On An iPhone 4

One of the biggest things unveiled at Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote on Monday was the new Maps app for iOS 6. Quite apart from its implications in the ongoing battle between Google and Apple, it packs in several new features. Most notably, it comes with turn-by-turn navigation (which is fully integrated with Siri), and an amazing new 3D mode called …

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iOS 6: Which Features Will Your Device Get?

Without a doubt, one of the biggest highlights of yesterday’s WWDC 2012 keynote was iOS 6. Apple’s latest mobile operating system packs in over 200 new features, some of which we heard about at yesterday’s keynote, some of which have come to light as developers have gotten their hands on the new iOS 6 beta. Of course, every update – …

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Boost Mobile May Be Next Carrier To Get The iPhone

UPDATE: A Boost spokesperson declined to comment on the rumors, saying “We don’t comment on rumors or speculation on our product portfolio.” ORIGINAL STORY: Yesterday we brought you news that prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless had announced that they would begin carrying the iPhone on June 22. Now it looks like Cricket might not be the only prepaid carrier that’s …

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Study: IPhone Users Hog All the Data

The Huffington Post is reporting a study that finds iPhone users comprise 80 percent of the top 10% of data users. The report comes from consulting firm Analysys Mason, who revealed that among the smartphone users that fall in the 70th percentile for data use, three times as many of them are iPhones than HTC, which is the second biggest …

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iPhone 4S Coming To Cricket Wireless June 22

Apple’s flagship product, the iPhone 4S, is about to make its way to another new carrier: Cricket Wireless. The company announced today that it will offer the 16GB iPhone 4S and the 8GB iPhone 4 beginning on June 22. Each will include Cricket’s $55 per month unlimited talk, text, and data plan. While that’s an excellent deal any way you …

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Apple Begins Making “Antennagate” Lawsuit Settlement Payments

Last month we reported that Apple had settled a class-action lawsuit over the “Antennagate” controversy surrounding the launch of the iPhone 4. Under the terms of the settlement, Apple agreed to pay each iPhone 4 owner $15 or give them a free black bumper case. According to the settlement, payments were to start going out sometime in April. Now it …

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iOS 5.1 Update Available Today, Announced at Apple Event, Coming to Japan Soon

For those who have been waiting for the iOS 5.1 update, Apple has just announced that it will be available to download today, and will be coming soon to Japan. The major function being lauded in the 5.1 update is the native japanese language functionality. Along with the language update, users can now enjoy movie support on the iCloud. For …

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iPhone 4 Owner? Apple May Owe You $15.

When Apple released the iPhone 4, it was the company’s most successful product launch up until that date. A lot lot of consumers, however, were frustrated to find that there were major reception problems, in a scandal which became known as Antennagate. It led to the departure of Apple’s executive in charge of iPhone hardware, though it is even cited …

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Apple Putting iPad And iPhone Back On Sale In Germany

Just a little while ago we brought you news that Apple had withdrawn most of it’s 3G capable iOS devices from its online store in Germany. The devices were pulled when Motorola began enforcing a decision handed down in December that found that Apple’s iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPad 2 3G infringed on patents held by Motorola in Europe. …

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iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users

The next time your wireless provider tries to up the cost of your data plan so that they can pay for more wireless spectrum, you literally have very few people you can blame for this. As it turns out, a mere 1% of (presumably) smartphone users are consuming half of all downloaded mobile data. From a new study released today …

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Is Siri Coming To An Older Apple Device Near You?

Love it or hate it, disappointed or impressed by it – you have to admit that Apple’s iPhone 4S voice assistant Siri has worked its way into a lot of conversations. It’s one of the most cited reasons when people are asked why they want the new 4S, and Apple’s first television ad for the new phone was based around …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Delayed, Launching With Cheap iPhone 4?

Just how many iPhones are going to launch this fall? Back in May, we heard reports of the iPhone 5 launching with two distinct models – a standard version and a “pro” type version. The standard version was said to be a very slight upgrade from the iPhone 4. That rumor morphed into the rumor that the iPhone 5 would …

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iPhone 5 Demand Hits “Unprecedented” High

The iPhone 5 hasn’t even been announced and already people are sure that they are going to buy it. That’s the takeaway from a survey reported by RBC Capital today. Of course, the next-gen Apple smartphone doesn’t have to be officially announced for people to speculate about its arrival. The most up to date rumors put the iPhone 5 release …

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Inexpensive 8GB iPhone 4 Launching Alongside iPhone 5?

The word rumor has almost became synonymous with the Apple iPhone. Several times a day a new rumor begins to spread and sends all the curious fanboys over the edge. Today’s rumor du jour comes by the way of Reuters. “Two people with knowledge of the matter” have told them that Apple is prepping the launch of an inexpensive 8GB …

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iPhone Survives Skydive Drop

Taking your iPhone with you on a parachute attempt is nothing new. In fact, YouTube has an assorted collection of people filming skydive attempts that were shot with the iPhone’s video camera. However, having a phone fall out during the jump, and “live to tell the tale,” that is, be usable again, is not part of what mobile device makers …

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Verizon iPhone 4 Users Catching Up To AT&T

Although AT&T has had the iPhone 4 for almost a year longer than Verizon, the amount of iPhone 4 users on Verizon’s network is quickly catching up to AT&T’s market share. In fact, since launching on February of 2011, iPhone 4 users on the Verizon network now account for one-third of the iPhone 4 subscribers in the United States. For …

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Virginity, A Small Price To Pay For An iPhone 4

Apple now has a new slogan for the iPhone. “So awesome, you’ll do anybody for one!” Of course, Apple already had a slogan similar to this for their iPad 2 – “So awesome, you’ll cut out your internal organs for one.” Earlier this month the news surfaced that a high-school freshman in China named Zheng had sold one of his …

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Verizon iPhone 4 Gets Called Out By Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports blasted the iPhone 4 when it first came out for AT&T, citing reception problems. You may recall Apple’s "antennagate" scandal, where it gave away free bumpers to make up for the issue. Now, Consumer Reports is making a similar case for Verizon’s incarnation of the iPhone 4.

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Verizon iPhone 4 Sales Sets Record

Verizon said today it has stopped pre-order online orders for the iPhone 4 to its existing customers after the most successful first day of sales in the history of the company.

“This was an exciting day," said Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer for Verizon Wireless.

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Will the iOS 4.2 Update Speed Up the iPhone 3G?

The recent iOS updates to the 3GS and iPhone 4 have been mostly received with open arms, but the same can’t be said for iPhone 3G users. They’ve been faced with watered down updates and a serious performance problems.

Did you notice any performance issues when you updated your iPhone 3G to iOS 4.0?Let us know

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iPhone 4 Releasing To 17 More Countries This Week

Waiting for iPhone 4? you may be in luck if you happen to be in one of the following countries… Beginning this Friday, customers can purchase iPhone 4 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. iPhone 4 will be available for purchase through Apple’s retail and online stores and Appler Authorized Resellers.

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Apple To Address iPhone 4 Problems Friday

Apple is holding a press conference tomorrow at 10 a.m. Pacific Time to address the issues surrounding the iPhone 4 and it antenna problem.

Many users of the iPhone 4 have reported weak reception when it’s held a certain way, leading to it being called the "iPhone 4 death grip."

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The Secret iPhone Charging Issue

Thinking about getting yourself an iPhone 4, or perhaps you have the iPhone 3G S and aren’t eligible for your upgrade yet, here’s a tip for y0u about an important issue that Apple doesn’t seem to want to share (or atleast make it visibly public).

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