New iPhone Conceals Sheer Magic

Release Date 12 Oct, 2011 in New York Times

 
   
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Why I won't be buying an iPhone 4S

ZDNet (blog) - Jason D. O'Grady - 12 Oct, 2011
By Jason D. O'Grady | October 12, 2011, 7:32am PDT Summary: I own an iPhone 4 which is under contract until June 2012 and I'm loathe to pay the hefty early termination fee to break it. The 4S really isn't that much better than the iPhone 4 in my book ...

Putting iPhone 4S' Siri to the test

CBS News - 12 Oct, 2011
(CBS) - Voice recognition technology has been around for years, but many are hoping Apple's Siri will be even more sophisticated than its predecessors. In the video above, Jason Snell, MacWorld editorial director, put the feature, which is available on ...

iPhone 4S Garners Glowing Reviews

PCWorld - Daniel Ionescu - 12 Oct, 2011
The iPhone 4S is up for a great start: after one million preorders in 24 hours, reviewers gave it the thumbs up ahead of general availability on Friday. The improved camera, faster processor and Siri ...

iPhone 4S: Review roundup

Washington Post - Hayley Tsukayama - 12 Oct, 2011
The reviews are in and there's nothing but love for the iPhone 4S. There's across-the-board praise for the faster handset, particularly for Siri, the AI “personal assistant” that will set your appointments, give you directions and ...

Apple: iPhone 4S Reviews Cheer Siri, Camera Improvements

Barron's (blog) - Tiernan Ray - 12 Oct, 2011
The official reviews are in for Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 4S, and they are pretty darned good. Apple shares this morning are up $6.31, or 1.6%, at $406.54. The New York Times's David Pogue, The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg, ...

IPhone 4S Yaks Back, Shoots Fast, Goes Global: Rich Jaroslovsky

San Francisco Chronicle - 12 Oct, 2011
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- There's no way to tell the difference between Apple Inc.'s new iPhone 4S and the previous model. Until you turn it on. In a week of using the 4S, I found so many new things under the hood that, with a few cosmetic changes, ...

Review: With Siri, iPhone finds its voice

CNN International - Brian X. Chen - 12 Oct, 2011
(WIRED) -- Apple never specified what the "S" stands for in iPhone 4S, and it may as well stand for Siri. Sure, the fifth-generation iPhone's superb camera and speedy dual-core processor are classy additions. ...

Review: It's Not an iPhone 5, but So What?

TIME - Rachel Metz - 12 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- To some people, Apple's new iPhone 4S isn't the complete overhaul they have been hoping for. Its model number, which doesn't include a "5," reeks of the status quo. ...

Review: Don't write off the iPhone 4S

Hindustan Times - 12 Oct, 2011
AP To some people, Apple's new iPhone 4S isn't the complete overhaul they have been hoping for. Its model number, which doesn't include a "5," reeks of the status quo. identical. But with a faster processor, new software, a voice-activated personal ...

Apple's iPhone 4S' voice capabilities: Watch the word of mouth

ZDNet (blog) - Larry Dignan - 12 Oct, 2011
Summary: Apple is winning praise in reviews for its iPhone 4S voice recognition technology, but the real test will come from word of mouth recommendations from the masses. Apple's iPhone 4S and its Siri ...

iPhone 4S review: Stephen Fry's verdict on Steve Jobs' legacy

The Guardian - 12 Oct, 2011
Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone 4, predecessor to the iPhone 4S, last year. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple's loss last week was enormous. I wrote all that I felt I could in the blog farewell on my website to a man I was lucky enough to ...

iPhone 4S: The reviews are in

Fortune - Philip Elmer-DeWitt - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple must have handed out a lot of pre-release units at the "Let's Talk iPhone" press event last week. I counted at least a dozen hands-on reviews Wednesday morning. A sampling: The Wall Street ...

Apple integrates new Siri voice assistant into iPhone 4S

eTaiwan News - Yen Hsieh - 12 Oct, 2011
The iPhone 4S, which is scheduled to be launched this Friday, features the ability to respond to voice commands and hold voice conversations with consumers. Siri was first used as an iOS app which allowed consumers to make simple commands ...

Review: iPhone 4S

Hindustan Times - 12 Oct, 2011
AP (FILE) This photo shows a white version of the new Apple iPhone 4 in San Francisco. Black models of the iPhone went on sale in late June. To some people, Apple's new iPhone 4S isn't the complete overhaul they have been hoping for. ...

New iPhone Conceals Sheer Magic

eTaiwan News - David Pogue - 12 Oct, 2011
A lot, apparently. Apple's new iPhone is called the iPhone 4S. But what people really wanted was the iPhone 5. The rumors online had predicted the second coming " or, rather, the fifth coming. It would be wedge-shaped! ...

First unofficial test video of iPhone 4S goes public

eTaiwan News - Gobby Wang - 12 Oct, 2011
Someone in the Bulletin Board System (BBS) in China has shared an unofficial and unauthorized silent video in which Apple technicians are trying out the iPhone 4S. In that screen, it is obvious that the operating system is the Apple iOS ...

The voice from the machine

Chicago Tribune - 12 Oct, 2011
Technically speaking, a computer program does not have a gender, but Siri, the voice-enabled assistant feature on Apple's new iPhone 4S " scheduled to ship this week " speaks in a woman's voice. Generally, it's easier to find a woman's voice that is ...

It's not an iPhone 5, but so what?

eTaiwan News - Rachel Metz - 12 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " To some people, Apple's new iPhone 4S isn't the complete overhaul they have been hoping for. Its model number, which doesn't include a "5," reeks of the status quo. Sure, the 4S doesn't render the iPhone 4 hopelessly ...

Which iPhone is right for you?

ABC News - 12 Oct, 2011
By Staff and wire report Consumers looking to buy a new iPhone now have three choices. Use this guide to help determine which phone fits best for your carrier, usage habits and budget: Summary: Released in June 2009, the iPhone 3GS had a better camera ...

First review of Apple's iPhone 4S

Herald Sun - Danny Gorog - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple provides an overview of the hardware and software of their new and improved iPhone. Apple unveils its new iPhone, but many were disappointed it was the iPhone 4S, not the much anticipated iPhone 5. The iPhone 4S, which launches on Friday. ...

Apple IPhone 4S Gets Glowing Reviews for 'Siri' Voice Features

BusinessWeek - Adam Satariano - 12 Oct, 2011
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4S received positive reactions from technology gadget reviewers for its new voice-recognition software, faster processing speed and improved picture-taking quality. ...

IPhone 4S Gets Glowing Reviews for Voice Features

Bloomberg - Adam Satariano - 12 Oct, 2011
The Apple iPhone 4S is available for order now, and in retail stores on Oct. 14. The Apple iPhone 4S is available for order now, and in retail stores on Oct. 14. Source: Apple via Bloomberg Apple Inc. ...

The 4S is not Super, Sexy, Superb nor Smart

AsiaOne - 12 Oct, 2011
THE iPhone 4S has one million pre-orders in 24 hours, breaking the 600000 mark of the iPhone 4, most probably because Apple is finally coming to the dual core game, 10 months late. As the world eagerly waited for Apple's announcement, many were left ...

New iPhone 4S winning rave reviews

CNET - Steven Musil - 12 Oct, 2011
Apple's new iPhone 4S, which will hit retailer shelves on Friday, is getting rave reviews from journalists giving it an early spin. (Look for CNET's more in-depth review of the iPhone 4S ...

Apple iPhone 4S review: It's the software that's a surprise

Washington Post - Joshua Topolsky - 12 Oct, 2011
The first time you see Apple's highly anticipated iPhone 4S, you might be a little surprised. That surprise will come from the fact that it looks nearly identical to last year's sleek metal-and-glass iPhone 4. ...

iPhone 4S carries on the Apple excitement

ABC News - 12 Oct, 2011
As the iconic smartphone for these times, any new iPhone would make a huge splash. But coming so soon after the passing of Apple's longtime visionary leader Steve Jobs, it's possible that the freshest model, the iPhone 4S, will attract even more ...

So is the new iPhone 4S

The Sun - 12 Oct, 2011
By DAVE MASTERS But Apple are hoping the changes they've made under the iPhone 4's bonnet will still make their latest device a game changer. It has certainly already set a new record for pre-orders, racking up 1million in just 24 hours following last ...

iPhone 5: Believe

ZDNet (blog) - Jason Perlow - 12 Oct, 2011
Like many other members of the technorati, I thought a completely new product was going to be announced. Indeed, we all heard several weeks ago about the 4S being tested in the field by engineers and ...

The early iPhone 4S reviews are in!

msnbc.com - Rosa Golijan - 12 Oct, 2011
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light. Msnbc.com's tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. By Rosa Golijan The early iPhone 4S reviews are in " courtesy of those ...

Apple iPhone 4S embargo lifts, reviews go live

ZDNet (blog) - Matthew Miller - 12 Oct, 2011
Summary: Apple's iPhone 4S will arrive on Friday, but the review embargo just lifted and many sites have live reviews and first impressions for you to enjoy. It looks like Apple is opening up the review ...

 

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