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Archive for the 'iPhone' Category

It’s iPad Day, Otherwise Known As “Free Media For Steve Jobs” Day

by @ Saturday, April 3rd, 2010. Filed under iPad, iPhone, Technology

Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that it’s the day before Easter, and thus a very slow news day to begin with (and that may be the reason Apple choose April 3rd), but the biggest story of the day is the debut of the iPad: (CNN) — Thousands of people crowded Apple […]

Verizon iPhone On The Way ?

by @ Tuesday, March 30th, 2010. Filed under iPhone, Technology

The big rumor today is that Apple is apparently working on a version of the iPhone for Verizon Wireless customers: HONG KONG/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A subsidiary of Taiwan netbook PC pioneer Asustek has won orders to manufacture Apple’s iPhone to run on the CDMA standard, a source said on Tuesday. Apple is said to […]

Is There Anything The iPhone Can’t Do ?

by @ Sunday, August 30th, 2009. Filed under Humor, iPhone, Technology

Apparently not: H/T: Patrick Appel

One Of Those Posts That Just Makes You Feel Old

by @ Tuesday, June 30th, 2009. Filed under iPhone, iPod, iTunes, Technology

Earlier this month, the BBC asked a 13 year-old British boy to trade his iPod in for a Sony Walkman: My dad had told me it was the iPod of its day. He had told me it was big, but I hadn’t realised he meant THAT big. It was the size of a small book. […]

When Jurors Twitter, Blog, And Google

by @ Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. Filed under Facebook, Internet, iPhone, Legal, Technology, Twitter

An interesting article in the New York Times details the problems that Judges are confronting now that jury trials have entered the information age: Last week, a juror in a big federal drug trial in Florida admitted to the judge that he had been doing research on the case on the Internet, directly violating the […]

Free The iPhone !

by @ Wednesday, June 11th, 2008. Filed under iPhone, Technology

cNet reports on signs that the iPhone may not be tied exclusively to AT&T for much longer: While everyone else was calling the iPhone the greatest device of all time and putting Steve Jobs on that pedestal he enjoys so much yesterday, AT&T quietly told its investors that the revenue sharing deal it had with […]

One Million iPhones In 74 Days

by @ Monday, September 10th, 2007. Filed under iPhone, Technology

That’s about 13,500 phones per day, 563 per hour, 9 per minute: Seventy four days out from launch, Apple has sold 1 million iPhones—smack dab on target with recent analyst predictions that the iPhone would surpass the mil mark by Sept. 30. In a press release, Steve Jobs said that it took nearly two years […]

What Is Steve Jobs Planning Now ?

by @ Tuesday, September 4th, 2007. Filed under iPhone, iPod, iTunes, Technology

Apple has a major announced scheduled this week and, as usual, the media is already doing a lot of free advertising: When Apple said it was going to make an announcement at the Moscone Center in San Francisco next week, it triggered an elaborate and familiar guessing game. Could it be the iPhone Nano, the […]

Taiwan And The iPhone

by @ Wednesday, July 18th, 2007. Filed under iPhone, Technology

Today’s New York Times has an interesting article about the quiet role that Taiwanese companies are playing in development and manufacture of the iPhone: TAIPEI, Taiwan — Etched into the back of every iPhone are the words “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.” Apple might as well have added “Made in Taiwan.” With […]

iPhone Nation

by @ Monday, July 16th, 2007. Filed under iPhone, Technology

According to one survey, there are at least 100,000,000 potential iPhone owners out there: Apple’s iPhone could emerge as the most successful product introduction of the 21st century, new research suggests. Lightspeed Research surveyed 39,000 people on its U.S. online panel in the days following the launch of the device on June 29– and the […]

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