Verizon iPhone gets dinged by Consumer Reports (Update)

February 25, 2011

VERIZON/IPHONE“Antennagate” again?

The reception problem that plagued AT&T’s iPhone 4 last summer is also found on the Verizon version of the iPhone, according to Consumer Reports.  The influential nonprofit organization, which publishes guides on everything from cars to TVs, said Friday that holding the Verizon iPhone “in a specific but quite natural way” can cause the phone to drop calls.

What did not happen at the Verizon iPhone launch

January 11, 2011

USA/After years of rumors and breathless anticipation, Apple’s iPhone is finally coming to the network of Verizon Wireless. But because Verizon is launching a version of the device that has been available from rival AT&T for more than half a year, there was little new technology on display to excite the gadget geeks and Apple fanboys.

Verizon’s iPhone antenna ‘death grip’ proof?

January 11, 2011

vzapplOn the face of it, the iPhone 4 unveiled by Verizon Wireless on Tuesday is pretty much the same device that AT&T has been selling. It costs the same, and features essentially the same bells and whistles — with the nice addition of a personal Wi-Fi hotspot, that allows up to five other devices to share its wireless signal.

Liveblog: Verizon set to launch the iPhone. Finally.

January 11, 2011

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Verizon is set to launch the iPhone today — January 11, 2011 at 11am ET. Cheeky.

Apple secrets at center of insider trading case

December 17, 2010

APPLE/The blockbuster insider trading case that shook Silicon Valley and Wall Street on Thursday likely gave Steve Jobs, Apple’s famously secretive CEO, a healthy case of heartburn this morning.

Apple: think different, apologize different

July 16, 2010

Apple AntennagateNot many companies can get away putting out an expensive product with a pretty big technical glitch and still have sales zoom to the stratosphere.

Poll: Did Apple get it right?

July 16, 2010

APPLE/IPHONE

Apple is giving iPhone 4 users a free phone case to address growing complaints about reception problems that have hurt the company’s shares and image.

If you sell iPhone, they will come… and sit in filth

June 29, 2010

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Five days after thousands lined up around the world to nab the iPhone 4 at Apple stores around the globe, the lines are back. Now its customers who ordered the smartphone from retail stores run by AT&T, the exclusive U.S. provider for the iPhone.

Entrepreneurs swarm at iPhone launch

June 24, 2010

In New York, the annual launch of iPhone upgrades has morphed from being a odd meeting of tech-geek-love into an  giant marketing opportunity for scrappy business-minded folks looking to promote a small business.

Apple iPhone launche$, everybody i$ happy!

June 24, 2010

During these economic and political hard times, it’s nice when people can get together to rejoice about something wonderful. You know: the good times.