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Apple To Launch 4G-Capable iPhone In 2012

Rumor has it that one of the biggest disappointments on the iPhone 4S’ launch of incompatibility with 4G network will be resolved next year when Apple is expected to join the LTE club. According to industry sources, the entrance of Apple into the 4G LTE smartphone market is believed to come at the time during

Openwave Systems Inc. Sues Apple over iPhone Internet Access

A complaint has been filed by the Openwave Systems Inc. against Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc. The complaint claims the only way to protect its intellectual property used by iOS devices without an internet connection license is that of a legal action. The same patent infringement claim also takes Blackberry smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM)

International Carriers Reportedly Dropping iPhone 4 Prices

According to Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette, international carriers are reportedly dropping their iPhone 4 prices, leading to a month-over-month sales increase in markets such as Western Europe. The device is also believed to have achieved a meek gain in sales volume from May to June in North America, although shipment numbers remained flat in

iPhone Owners Play Games 14.7 Hours Per Month

As per a new Nielsen study, iPhone owners are leading the gaming pack, setting new standards for mobile game playing. While an average mobile gamer plays for 7.8 hours a month on average, iPhone owners almost double that number, playing iOS games an average of 14.7 hours a month. If that sounds impressive, remember that

Nielsen: iPhone Sales Elevate As Android Sales Flatten Out

As per a recent Nielson study, Apple’s iPhone is back to driving the growth of smartphones in the US. In a survey of recent cell phone buyers, the proportion of new iPhone owners has climbed to 17 percent from 10 percent at the beginning of the year, while percentages of new Android phone owners has

iPhone Marks 4th Anniversary In Changed World

On Wednesday, the iPhone marked its fourth anniversary. The first smartphone of the company was sold on June 29, 2007 and was the official start to what would become iOS and arguably Apple’s key business. Apple sold only 273,000 devices that opening weekend on one carrier and one country but today it ships almost as

Adobe Adds iOS And Playbook Support To Adobe Flash Builder

Adobe Flash Builder 4.5.1 platform can now be used by programmers all across the world to develop applications for iOS devices, such as iPad and iPhone, as well as for the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The new functionality was announced on the company’s official blog, where Adobe Product Marketing Manager Puneet Goel unveiled that App Store software could be

Analyst: iPhone 4 Still ‘By Far’ The Bestseller At AT&T, Verizon

iPhone 4, in spite of seeming pressure, is the top-selling smartphone at AT&T and Verizon by a broad margin, Canaccord Genuity said in a new research note. Checks demonstrated that the Apple phone was still “by far” the most admired in May and June, even after the arriving of phones like Samsung Infuse 4G and

Apple’s iPhone Overtakes RIM’s BlackBerry In US Smartphone Usage

While Apple’s iPhone has outsold Research in Motion’s BlackBerry line for quite some time now, a recent survey discovered that Apple’s handset has now surpassed RIM in terms of active U.S. users. The new numbers from comScore rank both smartphone platforms, according to which Apple’s iOS is second only to Google’s Android, and hardware usage,

A Working Class Apple iPhone Would Trouble Android, RIM, Nokia

Apple may be launching a low-cost iPhone, most likely the 3GS, in order to tackle emerging markets, midmarket customers and prepaid plans. If this working class iPhone gets launched, it will be highly disruptive to Android as well as Research in Motion, which is already living off its low-cost Curve.     One thing is