Japan’s largest wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo said Thursday that customers are leaving their network to sign on with rivals who offer the iPhone. And in South Korea, the iPhone 5 launched on Friday.
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Comments from AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega today reveal that the carrier has had record-breaking smartphone sales through the first two months of the fourth quarter of 2012. This could be an indication that Apple will have a great quarter.
Supply sources claim that production rates are improving for the iPhone 5, just in time for the popular device to make its debut in more than 50 additional markets during December.
In an apparent move to foster increased spending at their online store, Apple today removed a long-standing restriction limiting users to purchase a maximum of two unlocked iPhone 5s. As of today, users can now purchase as many unlocked iPhone 5s as their hearts desire.
China Unicom, the second-largest wireless carrier in China, opened pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 5 on Monday, and received over 100,000 pre-orders for the handset. It’s official launch in the country takes place on December 14th.
Continuing the steady improvement of iPhone 5 ship times as supply continues to stabilize, estimated shipping times for the iPhone 5 have now improved once again, and the device is now available to ship within just 2-4 days.
Apple today announced that it is on track to meet its goal of launching the iPhone 5 in at least 100 countries by the end of 2012, saying that it will be bringing the device to more than 50 new countries this month.
Apple began taking orders Thursday for factory unlocked versions of their iPhone 5 through their U.S. online store.
Apple has announced today that it will be bringing the iPhone 5, the iPad mini, and the 4th-generation iPad to China over the next several weeks.
Microsoft still owns a search engine, it goes by the name Bing. (The turkey’s done!) Microsoft has released the top Bing searches from 2012, with result that include: Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and the Biebster himself, Justin Beiber.
According to information received by 9to5Mac, official unlocked models of the iPhone 5 are set to hit Apple’s online store and retail stores in the very near future – and possibly as early as tonight.
The supply of the iPhone 5 seems to be finally catching up with demand, as a recent survey shows that the device is generally in stock and available for walk-in purchases.
A report from the Wall Street Journal says the iPhone 5 has received final certification from Chinese regulators, clearing the path for the launch of the device on carriers China Unicom and China Telecom.
Google has released an update for Google Voice, bringing full support for both iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 to the VoIP app.
China Telecom, the 3rd largest wireless carrier in the world’s largest market, has begun taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5, a member of the customer service staff at the company’s Beijing branch confirmed Sunday.
As Apple continues to strengthen their iPhone 5 supplies even more, iPhone 5 ship times at the Apple Online Store have now improved to just one week! This follows the previous improvement just one week ago to 1-2 week shipping times.