Tag Archives: Information appliances

VIDEO: Apple’s Big-Ass IPhone 6+ And 6 Now Available For Pre-Order

12 Sep

VIDEO: Apple’s Big-Ass IPhone 6+ And 6 Now Available For Pre-Order

Apple’s newest and largest pair of iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6+, are now available for pre-order in a number of countries including the U.S. and the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The phones are due to ship to buyers starting next week, on September 19. Pre-orders don’t appear to have opened up yet […]

VIDEO: China Will Have To Wait For New IPhones

11 Sep

VIDEO: China Will Have To Wait For New IPhones

China is one of Apple Inc.’s biggest markets by sales and a major growth driver. But when it comes to its new iPhones, the country will have to wait, highlighting the difficulties the technology giant faces in getting its China strategy right. The Cupertino, Calif., company on Tuesday unveiled its new iPhone 6 and iPhone […]

VIDEO: Blackberry U.S. Shares Fall After The Bell

16 Jul

VIDEO: Blackberry U.S. Shares Fall After The Bell

BlackBerry’s U.S.-listed shares were down 4 percent at $10.85 after the closing bell and the stock was set to open at its lowest in a week. Earlier, International Business Machines Corp said it will partner exclusively with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with applications geared at enterprise clients. IBM shares were up […]

VIDEO: Apple Readying Production For Larger-Sized IPhones

25 Jun

VIDEO: Apple Readying Production For Larger-Sized IPhones

A new report suggests, Apple suppliers are reportedly gearing up to start production for its larger-sized iPhones next month. According to a Bloomberg report, sources familiar with the matter say production for Apple’s two larger smartphone devices — one with a 4.7-inch display (compared to the 4-inch iPhone 5S screen) and an even bigger 5.5-inch […]

VIDEO: Apple, Google Agree To Settle Smartphone Patent Litigation

17 May

VIDEO: Apple, Google Agree To Settle Smartphone Patent Litigation

Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit have agreed to dismiss high profile U.S. patent litigation against each other over smartphone technology. In a joint statement, the companies said the settlement does not include a cross license to their respective patents. The statement said, “Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas […]

VIDEO: Apple’s Big Problem: Third Of Smartphones Now 5+ Inches

14 May

VIDEO: Apple’s Big Problem: Third Of Smartphones Now 5+ Inches

Call it rise of the phablets. New research indicates that a third of all smartphones sold worldwide now sport screens that are 5 inches are larger. And Samsung owns nearly half of this fast growing segment at a time Apple is reportedly prepping a larger iPhone 6. Will it be big enough? According to analyst […]

VIDEO: Tablet Demand Hits A Wall As Many Are Happy With The Devices They Own

1 May

VIDEO: Tablet Demand Hits A Wall As Many Are Happy With The Devices They Own

It looks like Apple wasn’t the only tech firm to see its tablet business take a hit this winter; according to IDC, others suffered a similar fate. The analyst group estimates that overall tablet shipments grew just 3.9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, a sharp contrast with the breakneck pace of the past few […]

VIDEO: Why A Bigger IPhone 6 Should Make Apple An Insane Amount Of Money

1 May

VIDEO: Why A Bigger IPhone 6 Should Make Apple An Insane Amount Of Money

Apple might be years late to the game when it comes to putting out smartphones with larger displays but that won’t stop loyal fans and others from scooping up the bigger device in bulk when it’s released this fall. New research published by Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty says that releasing an iPhone with a display […]

VIDEO: This Little Change Could Mean Huge Returns For Apple

12 Mar

VIDEO: This Little Change Could Mean Huge Returns For Apple

When asked about making a larger iPhone, the late Steve Jobs once replied, “no one’s going to buy that”. In its latest report, Pacific Crest Securities raised its rating on Apple to “outperform” from “sector perform” on the basis that a larger-screened iPhone 6 could boost growth in Apple’s fiscal year 2015. PacCrest now has […]

VIDEO: The PC Market And The 300 Million Mark

5 Mar

VIDEO: The PC Market And The 300 Million Mark

Today IDC predicted that the PC market will contract by 6% in 2014, and will continue to decline at least into 2018. Unit volume according to IDC would slip from 315.1 million units in 2013, to 291.7 in 2018. The figures include traditional PCs, laptops, desktops, and so forth, but exclude Surface devices, Android tablets, […]