Tag Archive: iPhone
Oct. 28, ‘13: Is excitement around Apple winding down? Or winding up? An infant could not have drawn it better: This is Apple’s last decade in one line. (No, it’s not the snake from The Little Prince eating a genetically modified elephant.) Technically, … Continue reading →
Sep. 20, ‘13: This summer, for the first time, I thought seriously about switching to a Google phone. But — for now, at least — I’m sticking with Apple. It’s iPhone day. For six years — mostly while I was writing tech news … Continue reading →
“This is the first year when last year’s specs remain good enough to serve as the mass market new iPhone.”
Sep. 11, ‘13: — John Gruber nails the key to the iPhone 5C: Smartphones have matured to the point that last year’s is still more than good enough. This is the phone I’d recommend to most people now, and should become Apple’s best-seller. This … Continue reading →
Sep. 10, ‘13: Today’s iPhone 5S/5C event went spookily close to the predictions. The phones look fine, and I think the colors will actually help. I’m excited about the future potential of fingerprint identity, payments, and whatever else it may someday enable. The … Continue reading →
Aug. 19, ‘13: If we’re gonna go ’80s, let’s really go ’80s.
Jun. 11, ‘13: Yes, Apple’s new mobile operating system looks different. Now what? I actually like the way Apple’s new iOS 7 looks. I don’t immediately prefer it to what it’s replacing — the original iPhone OS was one of the most beautiful … Continue reading →
“A seventh ‘country’ where Windows Phone shipments beat iPhone is actually a group of smaller countries, including Croatia, that IDC lumps together in a category called ‘rest of central and eastern Europe’.”
Mar. 27, ‘13: — Windows Phone, Big In Dubrovnik.
Feb. 22, ‘13: Pardon the idle speculation, but finishing up the next version of our City Notes travel guide got me thinking. In the lull between iPhone releases, there seems to be chatter about two possible new additions to the line: A “big … Continue reading →
‘Big picture from Verizon earnings: The iPhone 4S remains a hot seller and the iPhone 5 has major supply problems.’
Oct. 18, ‘12: Verizon reported Q3 earnings this morning, and Sammy the Walrus IV has been analyzing the iPhone numbers. (If you’re not already following Sammy on Twitter, you’re missing out.) A few tweets: Verizon: We sold 3.1 million iPhones in 3Q (2.7 … Continue reading →
Sep. 24, ‘12: Apple sold 5 million iPhone 5s in its first weekend, up from 4 million iPhone 4Ss last year. This number isn’t 10 million or even 8 million or 6 million, so some are saying that it’s “WORSE THAN EXPECTED” or … Continue reading →