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Best Buy to offer full iPhone 4S lineup

CNET - Lance Whitney - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple's iPhone 4S has already secured a home for itself on the shelves at Best Buy. The retail chain's iPhone 4S Web page shows that it will sell all three flavors of the new phone (16GB, ...

Telcos pave the way for iPhone 4S global roaming

Register - Bill Ray - 12 Oct, 2011
US carriers selling the CDMA-enabled version of the iPhone 4S will unlock the SIM slot, so international roaming can be achieved by dropping a local SIM into the phone. CDMA networks are secured using an embedded ...

Compuware Measures AT&T iPhone Users' Frustration

PC Magazine - Sascha Segan - 12 Oct, 2011
SAN DIEGO"Do you have a hunch that the performance of AT&T's iPhones in New York City leaves something to be desired? Compuware feels your pain. The technology performance analysis company took a look at Facebook Web page loads on ...

Siri Is iPhone 4S-Only Today, But Where Will It Be Tomorrow?

Wired News (blog) - Chris Foresman - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple is launching the iPhone 4S this week with the recently unveiled integration of Siri, a voice activated “assistant.” Siri accepts voice input and can perform a range of actions on your iPhone, including looking up information, ...

Sprint For Your iPhone

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Andrew Dowell - 12 Oct, 2011
If you're still looking for an iPhone 4S, you might want to cruise over to Sprint's website. Verizon Wireless has all three versions of the new Apple device " the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models " on back order and says they'll ship Oct. 20 ...

iPhone 4S benchmarks and specs begin to emerge

ZDNet (blog) - Jason D. O'Grady - 12 Oct, 2011
By Jason D. O'Grady | October 11, 2011, 11:25am PDT Summary: Apple doesn't spec the CPU and GPU speeds of it's iOS devices beyond vague statements like “it's 2x faster.” Early recipients of the iPhone 4S have filled the void by posting benchmarks on ...

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TIME - 12 Oct, 2011
Boy, does Apple's iPhone 4S event feel like it happened a long time ago. In fact, it was less than a week ago, and as you may recall, many observers declared the new phone to be a disappointment. But now Apple has released preorder data, ...

Sprint's best-times, worst-times outlook

MarketWatch - Rex Crum - 12 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) " In a perfect world, this would be the best of times for Sprint Nextel Corp. After all, this week, the No. 3 mobile-phone network operator in the United States gets to sell Apple Inc.'s new iPhone ...

Steve Jobs and the Art of Transforming our Lives

Huffington Post - 12 Oct, 2011
I was told Steve Jobs was ill. I noticed his frail appearance at WWDC 2011 but dismissed the hoopla around his health. I never doubted for a second that Steve would be back in the pink of his health soon. As always I fell hook, line and sinker for his ...

EARNINGS PREVIEW: Telecoms Hope Data Plans Offset Fewer Long-Term Pacts

Wall Street Journal - Melodie Warner - 12 Oct, 2011
TAKING THE PULSE: Telecommunications carriers are seeing slowing growth in long-term wireless contract subscribers, one of the industry's most lucrative businesses. But data plans are growing as more people move ...

Some German iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Delivered Early

Wired News - Christina Bonnington - 12 Oct, 2011
Some lucky customers who pre-ordered the iPhone 4S in Germany got their delivery a bit early. Image: MacRumors A few lucky customers who pre-ordered Apple's iPhone 4S in Germany got their delivery today " three full days early. ...

iPhone 4S arrives early to lucky German buyer

CNET (blog) - Josh Lowensohn - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple's next iPhone doesn't arrive until Friday, but one German customer has already received a unit ahead of time and provided photos of the packaging and the new Siri feature in action. ...

iPhone 4S: why has standby time dropped?

The Guardian - 12 Oct, 2011
This article was published on guardian.co.uk at 14.51 BST on Tuesday 11 October 2011 . It was last modified at 17.21 BST on Tuesday 11 October 2011 . iPhone 4S: Phil Schiller details the battery life in various situations. Spot the missing detail: ...

iPhone 4S Benchmarked: Almost as Fast as iPad 2

TIME - Matt Peckham - 12 Oct, 2011
The iPhone 4S may be packing the iPad 2's speedy hardware under its iPhone 4 hood, but it's not quite as fast as Apple's bestselling tablet. AnandTech gathered up a bunch of benchmarks from around the web and put ...

Report: First Apple iPhone 4S Arrives in Germany

PC Magazine - Sara Yin - 12 Oct, 2011
A customer in Germany reportedly received his Apple iPhone 4S four days early, offering the rest of us an early glimpse at the phone's packaging as well as Siri, the starring voice-recognition feature in iOS 5. German Telekom, which started ...

iPhone 4S roundup: 4G icon, 512MB RAM, preorder blowout

Computerworld (blog) - Richi Jennings - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
The new Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4S won't have as much memory as some had hoped. Also, AT&T (NYSE:T) wants to stick a "4G" icon by the bars, even though the network doesn't even meet the ITU's revised ...

Apple iPhone 4S gets benchmarked; slower than iPad 2

CNET (blog) - Don Reisinger - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Apple's iPhone 4S smartphone isn't even on store shelves yet, but benchmarks have leaked out on the Web, suggesting the device holds up quite well against most products, except the iPad 2. ...

Apple iPhone 4S Breaks Pre-Order Record

Slate Magazine - Peter Fulham - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Company sold more than 1 million in the first 24 hours, crushing the previous early-order mark. By Peter Fulham | Posted Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at 11:17 AM ET (Apple senior VP Phil Schiller speaks about the new iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters ...

What if Apple Threw an iPhone Party and Nobody Came?

msnbc.com - Rick Aristotle Munarriz - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
The market's generally raving about Apple generating a million preorders for the iPhone 4S during its first 24 hours of availability. Those who are just deciding now that Apple's latest smartphone would look good in their ...

Iphone 4S beats Android smartphones in early benchmarks

Inquirer - Lawrence Latif - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
SELLER OF SHINY TOYS Apple has made significant performance gains with its IOS 5 operating system and an A5 chip clocked at 800MHz in the Iphone 4S. Apple might have disappointed some with the Iphone 4S, with complaints that it looks ...

Apple: Piper Sees 'iPhone 4S' Sales Assured By 3GS Switchers

Barron's (blog) - Tiernan Ray - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster this morning writes that Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 3GS could be the springboard for iPhone 4S purchases, estimating that 18.8 million users of the older model “are likely to upgrade to the iPhone 4S. ...

At Least One Million People Want Apple's iPhone 4S

TIME - Matt Peckham - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
You want an iPhone 4S, you really, really want one!"that's the narrative emerging after reports a record one million people preordered Apple's upcoming four-and-a-half-gen iPhone in just 24 hours. ...

One million iPhone 4Ss sold in first 24 hours

National Post (registration) - Sinead Carew, Poornima Gupta - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
People who want the new US$200 Apple iPhone 4S may have to get in line on Friday because US wireless phone carriers appear to have sold out. Sprint Nextel, which is selling the iPhone for the first time, ...

Apple's iPhone 4S breaks early order record

Reuters - Robert Galbraith, Sinead Carew - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the iPhone 4S at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 4, 2011. By Sinead Carew and Poornima Gupta (Reuters) - People who want the new $200 Apple iPhone 4S may have to get in line on Friday because US ...

Apple's iPhone 4S: the smartphone steals Christmas

Computerworld (blog) - Jonny Evans - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
When it comes to the iPhone 4S the critics will be exposed for what they really are, the new Apple [AAPL] smartphone is the best yet, will sell millions and the first benchmark tests confirm it's fast as a fast thing. ...

iPhone 4S pre-order rush: shipping estimates now 1-2 weeks

eTaiwan News - Cherice Chen - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Despite disappointment at the fact that Apple only released an iPhone 4S instead of an iPhone 5, pre-order stock for launch day delivery has already been sold out. That means that new customers who sign up for pre-orders now will need ...

Apple's iPhone 4S a record-breaker

Edmonton Journal - Sinead Carew, Poornima Gupta - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
US wireless smartphone carriers appeared to have sold out of initial deliveries of Apple Inc.'s new iPhone 4S, which was bought by more than a million people on the first day. ...

iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million and set new record

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
By Mirror.co.uk 11/10/2011 Apple says first-day pre-orders of the iPhone 4S topped a million, breaking the record set by last year's model. Apple and various phone companies in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany and Japan started taking ...

 

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