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Sprint to offer iPhone starting in mid-October

by Kelly MacNeil on August 24, 2011

Sprint has often sat behind AT&T and Verizon when it comes to the discussion of mobile phones, but it may have made a move to make itself relevant once again. The Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint is set to sell Apple's iPhone sometime in mid-October. The move could be a mutually beneficial one for […]

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Apple’s earnings shoot sky-high on Friday

by Kelly MacNeil on July 25, 2011

Apple recently saw its highest earnings to date on Friday, with shares up more than $6 on Friday, reaching an all-time high price of $371.06. The company is expected to announce its financial earnings for the second quarter on Tuesday and most economists expect that the numbers will paint quite a sunny picture.  "People are […]

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Apps rise in popularity, price

by Kelly MacNeil on July 11, 2011

A new report shows that some of the biggest growth for Apple's iPhone market may be the app store, which has become a way for users to quickly download everything from maps to a video games, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.  Each owner of a mobile Apple device seems to be increasingly intrigued by […]

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Smartphones are tracking users

by Kelly MacNeil on April 22, 2011

It started when two computer programmers described how iPhones are tracking each user's movements. They also released a program that allows people to see all of their stored locations. The security problems are emphasized by the fact that a hidden file is sent from the device and stored on iTunes. It can also tell Apple […]

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Could a new iPhone ship by September?

by Kelly MacNeil on April 20, 2011

While it hardly seems like any time has passed since the iPhone 4 came out, there are already rumors that Apple may be getting ready to release a new version of their highly popular product by September. Some speculate that the move may be meant to combat renewed competition from Android and BlackBerry devices.  Reuters […]

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Apple stock falls in wake of Jobs absence

by Jorge Hernandez on January 18, 2011

Steve Jobs, the charismatic co-founder of Apple, announced on Monday that he would be taking a leave of absence, less than two years after he returned to work following a liver transplant. Given his history of medical issues, including a bout with pancreatic cancer six years ago, this most recent absence raises some concerns about […]

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Consumers compare iPhone for Verizon, AT&T

by Kelly MacNeil on January 13, 2011

No sooner had Verizon announced that it would be carrying the iPhone than people began to compare their service to AT&T, which held an exclusive deal with Apple for the popular smartphone for the last three years. While many people may think that Verizon will offer better coverage and fewer dropped calls, there are a […]

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AT&T’s exclusive deal with Apple set to expire

by Kelly MacNeil on January 11, 2011

For more than three years, Verizon customers faced a tough choice when it came to smartphones. Either switch to AT&T for service, or miss out on the iPhone. However, as the exclusivity deal between Apple and AT&T is set to expire, many consumers are hopeful that the popular device will become available to a wider […]