Supplies of the iPhone 5s are improving, and according to a new survey of 60 U.S. Apple stores by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, supplies are now approaching demand levels, with 90% of model/location combinations currently showing as available.
Apple Retail Stores Initiative is Paying Off – They Now Rack Up 11% of U.S. Smartphone Sales, 25% of iPhone Sales
A recent survey shows that Apple’s recent initiative to sell more iPhones in the Apple retail stores may be paying off. The survey, conducted by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, shows the Apple Store now holds an 11% share of the U.S. retail phone market and also accounts for roughly 25% of all iPhone sales.
The Eskuché Control V2 are on-ear rectangular headphones with a serious retro look to them. After I tried them out, I learned that this mid-range priced set of on-ear headphones had more to offer than just a funky Nixon-era vibe.
The first batch of “Made for iPhone” hearing aids are set to debut. The new hearing aids will allow users to connect their earpieces directly to their iPhone without the need for any intermediary transmitters.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Get in the holiday mood with Thanksgiving inspired options.
Apple has begun selling an unlocked GSM version of the iPhone 5s in its online store in the United States. The phone, which has the same features and capabilities as its locked brethren, does not include a SIM card.
China Mobile has announced it will introduce a new brand for mobile services on December 18th, raising hopes for those who believe the carrier will begin offering Apple’s iPhone on its network on that day.
Logitech has announced the PowerShell game controller for the iPhone 5/5s and the fifth-generation iPod Touch. The controller plugs into the Lightning port on the devices, and supplies console-style controls, with a directional pad, and shoulder and face buttons.
Freebie wireless provider FreedomPop has announced it will now allow customers to bring their old Sprint compatible phones to both the network’s $0 per month, and über cheap wireless plans. This will soon include iPhones.
Trade-in value for iPhones will no longer be affected by the device’s liquid damage indicator, say Apple Retail employees. In the past, a triggered “liquid contact indicator” meant the device was completely worthless under Apple’s “Reuse and Recycle” program.
Good news if you were hoping to score an iPhone 5s before the holidays, supplies of the popular handset are improving, with shipping times for the 5s improving to 3 to 5 days in many countries.
Foxconn is reportedly shutting down production of the iPhone 5c at one of its factories, and will begin production of the hot-selling iPhone 5s at that facility.
During the iOS 7 launch earlier this year, one new feature was mentioned without much fanfare: iBeacons, location based technology that has interesting possibilities for retail. Using the iBeacon system, a retailer could install transmitters throughout a store that will wirelessly connect to an iPhone and detect the device’s location in relation to items on the store’s shelves.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Today’s wallpapers are seasonally appropriate, as the frost begins to take the vibrant colors of fall.
Companies who make their money buying used iPhones, unlocking them, and then reselling them, are finding that the methods that allowed them to unlock handsets for use on any compatible network aren’t working any more on AT&T handsets.
While Apple’s cases for their iPhone 5s and 5c have proven popular, it seems most iPhone owners have no idea who made their case.