Apple’s recent product launches and the Thanksgiving/Christmas shopping season may be coming together in one giant perfect storm — the good kind. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White says the company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.
Market-research firm IDC and app-tracking company App Annie have a report on mobile and handheld gaming for Q3 2013.
China Mobile is Apple’s great white whale. And just as Captain Ahab tried and tried and tried to bag that particular beast, Apple has been trying for years — without success — to land China Mobile as an iPhone carrier. Today, the company is one step closer.
At a gathering to talk about his new health care legislation, President Barack Obama casually revealed to the crowd that he wasn’t allowed to upgrade his smartphone to Apple’s iPhone due to “security reasons,” reports Reuters.
Update: several credible sources have told me they believe iJailbreak Pro is a scam. I have removed the link.
NaturalMotion says its autonomous virtual character is taking off in all territories, with fans that cross all age groups and genders.
Mobile shoppers spent a lot of money on Black Friday as the consumer frenzy spreads to mobile.
After implementing a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the iPhone 5S, Apple has now landed a patent for an even simpler unlocking method: by using your face.
How can Apple take the already excellent iPhone camera to the next level? How about being able to refocus images after you’ve taken them, just like the Lytro camera.
But costs and downloads were down very slightly compared to the previous month.
After 10 years in the making, Natural Motion launches Clumsy Ninja, an autonomous virtual character game.
The debate actually precedes the first app store to hit volume.
Mobile devices are approaching half the traffic coming to restaurant websites — a sign that small businesses need to get smart about mobile website design.
Apple and BlackBerry can now be mentioned in the same breath as two major (or, in BlackBerry’s case, once-major) mobile platforms that are decreasing in market share.
Apple is reportedly working on two extra-large iPhones that will have curved screens, and is also working on touch screens that can register different levels of pressure.
Apple saw record sales performance this past month on the strength of the new iPhone 5S, the iPad Air, and new Macs, an analysis of the company’s Taiwanese suppliers suggests. Taiwan-based manufacturers build most of Apple’s iProduct, either on the island nation itself, or in factories in mainland China.
Hot on the heels of an iOS launch, JumpCam has released its collaborative video application in Google Play.
Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
Global phone shipments are over 418 million, smartphone shipments hit a record 250 million, and Android has captured a record 81 percent global market share.
Imagine a solar-powered iPhone that recharges wirelessly just by sitting in the sun! Or a MacBook that powers itself while you work joyfully in the park, birds tweeting happily all around!
This year, Apple made $27 billion from the Chinese market alone. Chief executive Tim Cook is happy with the results, but is looking for more in 2014.
Global smartphone sales passed a quarter of a billion units for the first time ever this past quarter, and Samsung accounted for a staggering 88.4 million of them.
Tim Cook was very careful to tell analysts that he has never promised that Apple would enter new markets with entirely new products today on Apple’s Q4 earnings call — but he did add that Apple could do exactly that, if the company wanted.
Apple reported its fourth quarter and year-end numbers for 2013, and the results are simultaneously amazing — and amazingly forgettable.
Apple released its fourth quarter numbers today, and the results were pretty similar to what most analysts had predicted: good but not great, up from 2012 but not by much.
Just after the launch of the very-successful iPhone 5S and the not-quite-as-hot iPhone 5C, Apple told analysts to expect $36-37 billion in revenue and perhaps $7 billion in profit for its fourth quarter of 2013.
When it was first released, Apple’s flashy flagship iPhone 5S outsold the cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C by as much as 500 percent as early adopters rushed to get the latest and greatest. Now, that margin is down to just under 200 percent.
Since a smartphone is such an attractor for thieves, what if you couldn’t sell a used one without proof of ownership? That’s the idea behind a new bill introduced Friday in the New York State Legislature.
Apple has the prototypical good-news, bad-news scenario on its hands, with soaring sales of its flagship iPhone 5S contrasting sharply with souring sales of its “for the colorful” iPhone 5C.
A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook says that mobile ads on iPhone generate 1,790 percent more return on investment than ads on Android. Even worse, advertising on Android actually costs more than it returns.
NewMediaMetrics released the results of its annual LEAP survey today, which indexed the twenty-five most loved brands in the U.S.. The iPhone came in first, and 12 of the 25 are tech brands.
Apps on Apple’s “best iPhone ever” are twice as likely to crash. Everybody freak out. Or don’t.
It’s easy to say “I could have done that” when you see the success of an app like Instagram or Twitter. But most of us don’t act on our “ingenious” business ideas simply because it’s freaking hard.
You just bought that shiny new iPhone 5S for $700 or so, but before you could get that $40 case on, you drop it right on the hard pavement, and its almost-unbreakable Gorilla glass shatters like your quickly-dying dreams of technological bliss.
Four days ago, I tested my iPhone 5S sensors and found that the phone’s level and gyroscope sensors were reporting anomalous data, data that was very different from what my iPhone 5 was reporting — and different from what other, analog sensors, such as a simple mechanical bubble level, were telling me.
Netflix updated its popular app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch this morning, adding support for high-definition video streaming to your favorite Apple mobile device.
Smule’s fans have created more than 1 billion of their own songs in apps like Sing! Karaoke. Let’s hope they’re not all bad.
Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its share of new phones sold in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
Editor’s Pick There’s just no love for cheap plastic.
Apple’s brand-new 64-bit iPhone 5S is faster than the Phone 5 in unlocking, booting, and running benchmarks … but not much faster in real-world applications, according to a side-by-side comparison test.