The Yankee Group's Carl Howe has some bad news for Google, Samsung, and the rest of the Android ecosystem. The Group published the results of a survey that found more than twice as many smartphone owners intend to buy iPhones, and Mr. Howe predicted based on this buyer intent, iPhone will eclipse Android by 2016.
Jeff Gamet, The Mac Observer's Managing Editor, discussed reviewed Apple's quarterly earnings report from earlier this week, and got all chatty about Facebook's new Chat Heads on this week's We Have Communicators.
Apple released a new iPhone commercial on Thursday that's takes a slightly different approach at showing off its smartphone, but still does what the company's ads are targeting: Eliciting an emotional response.
You know those email addresses that you've sent to in the past? The ones that you misspelled or no longer need? Well, you can prevent your iOS 6 device from offering them as suggestions when you're composing, just like you can on your Mac. We're pretty excited about this, as now we can get rid of all of those ".con" addresses we've accidentally emailed over the years. Hey, we never claimed to be rocket scientists.
AT&T's most popular smartphone is still Apple's iPhone. The cell service provider reported it activated 4.8 million iPhones during its first fiscal quarter for 2013, making up some 80 percent of the company's smartphone sales.
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The fight for cell service, and specifically iPhone, subscribers in the U.S. is between AT&T and Verizon. Sprint is left to take what's left, and now it gets to share some of that with T-Mobile. Despite the growing number of Android phone users, Apple's iPhone still looks like the favorite for consumers, and AT&T's first quarter activations help back that up.
Sprint's first fiscal quarter earnings report is out, and the cell service provider said it activated 1.5 million iPhones during the quarter. That number is down compared to last quarter's 2.2 million activations during the holiday season, but is inline with year-over-year numbers.
Forget warp drive, Mr. Fission and flying cars. For a real glimpse of tomorrow's technology today, it's hard to imagine anything cooler than charging your iPhone with a tablespoon of water. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous looks at the PowerTrekk -- a hydrogen fuel cell that's barely indistiguishable from magic.
Tim Cook let us know on Tuesday that Apple will sell no 5-inch iPhone before its time. This is Cook Code for "it's coming, but not just yet." Bryan Chaffin offers his thoughts.
Apple released Apple Store 2.6 for the iPhone and iPod touch on Tuesday, adding the ability to receive notifications when iPhone owners are eligible for upgrades. The APple Store app lets users purchase products, set up in-store appointments, and more.
At least some developers selling their wares through Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are making out based on comments from CFO Peter Oppenheimer. He noted during Tuesday's second fiscal quarter earnings report that Apple is now paying out over US$1 billion a quarter to third-party developers.
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