iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

Uncategorized | Sunday May 18 2014 3:08 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Fewer people now expect to buy an iPhone in the next three months compared with those polled in February, says analyst Gene Munster, as iPhone 6 fever hots up.

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey


iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

iPhone 5S supply in US continues to drop, says analyst

Uncategorized | Sunday October 6 2013 10:12 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone 5S supply in US continues to drop, says analyst

The iPhone 5S is playing hard to get.

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US consumers hunting for the iPhone 5S may find it in even shorter supply these days.

Stock of the new phone has plummeted in the US from 27 percent of all iPhone models available to just 6 percent in the past week, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Based on checks of 60 US Apple stores, Munster also found that the percentage of (more…)

Did EA drop the ball with Madden NFL 25 for iOS?

Uncategorized | Monday August 26 2013 6:33 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

Did EA drop the ball with Madden NFL 25 for iOS?

Are you ready for some fleeceball? Madden NFL 25 for iOS has an in-app purchase option that costs $99.99.

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Madden NFL 25 made its iOS debut yesterday, with a price tag that probably caused some initial elation among fans of the series: it’s free. The last Madden title cost $6.99 for the iPhone version and $9.99 for iPad, and previous games in the series were similarly priced.

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Drop an iPhone? Apple’s patent filing comes to the rescue

Uncategorized | Thursday March 21 2013 1:34 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Drop an iPhone? Apples patent filing comes to the rescue

An Apple invention could avoid results like this.

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A phone equipped with a protective mechanism to help it survive a fall.

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iPhone owners who drop their phones could avoid serious damage if an Apple patent filing ever results in real technology.

Published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, an Apple patent application (more…)

Apple could drop iPhone 3GS next week, says report

Uncategorized | Saturday September 1 2012 3:10 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Apple could drop iPhone 3GS next week, says report

The days may be numbered for the iPhone 3GS.

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Corinne Schulze/CNET)

The introduction of the iPhone 5 is expected to shake up the overall iPhone lineup.

Apple will hold a launch event on Wednesday, September 12, at which it will probably unveil the next-generation iPhone . Several reports say that the iPhone 5 will go on sale the following Friday, September 21.

The new model means that (more…)

iPhone 4S takes on Galaxy S III in drop test, gravity wins

iPhone | Wednesday May 30 2012 3:09 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 4S takes on Galaxy S III in drop test, gravity wins

Abusing our gadgets to unscientifically prove a point could be America's new favorite pastime.

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Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET)

I’m as much a fan of zombie and vampire flicks as any other self-respecting tech blogger or tween, but lately, gadget torture shorts have become one of my favorite genres for video.

We’ve seen phones and tablets run over by cars, dropped from great heights, and dipped (more…)

Halliburton to drop BlackBerry in favor of Apple’s iOS

iPhone | Sunday February 5 2012 2:21 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Halliburton to drop BlackBerry in favor of Apples iOS

According to a report from AppleInsider, oil field services provider Halliburton has decided to drop Research In Motion’s BlackBerry platform in favor of Apple ‘s iOS for its workforce.

An internal newsletter outlined the plan for the nearly 70,000 employees who work for Halliburton in more than 70 countries. “Over the next year, we will begin expanding the use of our mobile technology by transitioning from the BlackBerry (more…)

Is this the most drop-proof iPhone case ever?

iPhone | Monday January 2 2012 3:23 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Is this the most drop-proof iPhone case ever?

The G-Form iPhone case will retail for $39.99, but no word yet on when it will be available (click to enlarge).

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G-Form)

G-Form, the company behind those videos showing an iPad surviving a drop from a plane inside a G-Form ultrarugged protective sleeve, is finally going small: yes, there’s now a G-Form iPhone case, and it looks like it means business.

No word on when this will actually be available, (more…)

Future iPhones May Come With Shock Absorbers To Protect Screen When You Drop It

News | Friday November 11 2011 5:31 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

devices from cracking when dropped.
devices, and subsequently takes action to protect the glass screen. Apple uses the
, to protect hard drives from damage arising due to drops.
The patent filing details the use of a “tunable shock mount” which would reside between the glass and the body of the device. When free fall is detected, the mount would instantly inflate, thus preventing damage to the glass. The images below illustrate the process:
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iPhone 4S Drop Test Results Are In

News | Monday October 10 2011 1:13 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

comes with a glass back panel like iPhone 4. The glass panels are made of aluminosilicate glass, which is the same type of material used in the windshields of helicopters and high speed trains.
Though these panels are said to be 20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic, which makes the glass virtually unbreakable and scratch-proof, we know that they are prone to damage.
Folks at UnitediPhoneRepair, an online repair shop for iPhones have (more…)

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