As of March, Apple share of the U.S. smartphone market had risen to 39%. This information comes from the most recent statistics from market research firm comScore. The iPhone showed a three-month percentage growth that outperformed Samsung by a factor of four.
Apple has requested a permanent injunction blocking the sale of certain Samsung Android devices that were found to have infringed on Apple’s patents. To no one’s surprise, Samsung has countered the Cupertino company’s arguments, saying that would be a bad idea, as it would only serve to confuse the buying public.
Here’s an intriguing thought, what if Apple’s much-rumored low-cost iPhone isn’t targeted at the lower end of the smartphone market? What if Apple follows the path that works so well for the iPad mini, and instead targets it at the middle?
U.S. Cellular announced today that it will begin offering Apple products later this year, but did not go into any additional detail. The announcement came as part of its quarterly earnings release.
The Pentagon has officially approved both BlackBerry 10 and Samsung Galaxy handsets for Department of Defense use, however, Apple’s iOS devices are still waiting approval.
One of the six known working Apple-1 computers will be put up for auction on May 25 by German auction house Breker. The unit is expected to bring between $261,000 and $392,000.
Apple Ready to Celebrate the 50 Billionth App Store Download by Giving Away a $10,000 App Store Gift Card
All right boys and girls, get your ordering fingers ready, Apple has begun a new contest to celebrate the upcoming 50 BILLIONTH app download from the App Store. Apple will award a $10,000 gift card to whomever downloads the 50 billionth app.
New Pics Give a Peek at Interior of New Berlin Apple Store, Fans Already Lining Up for Friday Opening
New photos give us a peek at the inside of Apple’s new Berlin retail store, set to open on Friday. A line of Apple fans are already beginning to queue up outside the store in anticipation of the opening… OK, it’s just two guys sitting in their lawn chairs, but still…
The New York Times has published a report today that quotes security experts and industry observers as saying that smartphone manufacturers and wireless carriers could be doing a lot more to fight iPhone and other mobile device thefts, singling out Apple specifically.
iOS devices have already been cleared for use by a number of government agencies, and today, The Wall Street Journal reports the DoD is about to grant two more important security approvals that could increase the number of agencies allowed to deploy iPhone, iPads, and Samsung Galaxy devices.
That whole plastic case thing isn’t working out for Samsung lately, as it took another hit today, as insurance company SquareTrade says it finds the company’s new flagship handset doesn’t prove to be as durable as Apple’s iPhone 5.
Criminals have been stepping up their phishing efforts against Apple ID holders this week. The crooks are compromising websites, and using them to host fake login pages, which are linked to in emails sent out in an attempt to trick unsuspecting Apple users.
American Airlines believes that by eliminating the heavy 40-pound flight bags pilots formerly were required to carry, and switching to Apple’s iPad, they are helping alleviate a common complaint among commercial pilots: back injuries.
When you think of a company that protects your privacy and personal data, Facebook is not usually the first one that springs to mind. However, the the Electronic Frontier Foundation has ranked Apple worse than companies like Facebook, Amazon and Comcast when it comes to protecting your personal data from the clutches of the government.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be making a return appearance at the D11: All Things Digital conference in May. Cook will kickoff this year’s proceedings with an opening night interview. The appearance is a followup to his debut at the 2012 conference.
It’s been reported the iOS 7 will see a significant interface overhaul under the steady hand of Jony Ive. The redesign is also said to be bringing new looks to the native iOS Calendar and Mail apps on the iPhone and iPad.