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Apple Expected To Become World’s Biggest Gaming Platform By The End Of The Year

iOS devices will soon be the world’s most popular game console.

Apple’s iOS devices have had a huge impact on gaming, and more and more people are choosing to get their kicks on the iPhone and iPad rather than dedicated handheld consoles from the likes of Sony and Nintendo. By the end of this year, analysts expect Game Center accounts on iOS to surpass the 200 million milestone, making it the world’s  [Read More…]

Consumers Expected To Shut Up And Smile As Verizon Donates $1.25 Million Of Stolen Money To The FCC [Rant]

Perhaps you’ve heard the “great” news about how Verizon has to dish out $ 1.25 million to the FCC for violating the FCC’s “C Block rules,” requiring licensees of C Block spectrum to allow customers to freely use the devices and applications of their choosing. If you’re just hearing about it, let me give you the gist of things and then you’ll get to hear me rant.

Back in 2008 there  [Read More…]

Apple Expected To Ask Carriers Pay More As iPhone Sales Continue Upward

As iPhone sales continue to climb, U.S. carriers should expect Apple to also require increased subsidies, one observer writes. Verizon could pay nearly 28 percent more in 2012, with Sprint and AT&T also facing double-digit hikes in payments for the popular smartphone. According to Geggenheim Securities analyst Shing Yin, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint will likely sell 38 million to 40 million iPhones during 2012, up from 30 million iPhones during  [Read More…]

iPhone 4S Untethered Jailbreak Can Be Expected As Early As Next Week

Not much else to say. Hot on the heels of his iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak for A4 devices and lower, jailbreak hacker extraordinaire pod2g has now reportedly made progress jailbreaking the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0.1, and says that we could even expect a release next week. Hurrah!

iPad and iPhone Demand Is More Than Expected ? By A Lot

The demand for iPads and iPhones by far outweighs what we thought. Morgan Stanley Research conducted what they thought were reasonable demand numbers for Apple’s blazing hot devices. It’s no doubt that people are rushing into stores to buy iPhone 4’s and iPhone 4S’s and not just that but iPad 2’s too. The iPhone 4S is just skyrocketing in sales and demand is really putting Apple’s supply in between a rock and a hard place.  [Read More…]

Apple’s Business Prospects in Israel May Be Bigger Than Initially Expected

As we reported on Tuesday, Apple is thought to be on the verge of paying somewhere between $400 and $500 million to acquire Anobit, a flash memory company based in Israel. This news first leaked late Monday from a Middle Eastern news source, which indicated that Apple CEO Tim Cook is actively considering an acquisition of the firm, which presently has some 200 employees. On Wednesday, however, we leaned that in addition to the possible Anobit  [Read More…]

iPhone 4S Cleared For Sales in China With Expected December Arrival

The folks over at MIC Gadget are reporting that China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) have finally issued the network access permit for the iPhone 4S earlier this week. According to the report, this permit was the last obstacle standing in Apple’s way to officially sell the iPhone 4S in China. In response to the news, China Unicom has said that it expects to launch the device by the end of the month. The company  [Read More…]

Google Expected to Unveil Music Store and iTunes Rival This Afternoon

It’s the day many Google fans have been waiting for. This afternoon, Google is widely expected to raise the curtain on its own online music store, a reality that could pose a serious threat to Apple’s iTunes for a very long time. If predictions become reality, Google will debut a storefront that enables users to purchase and store songs online and then access the tunes on multiple devices. This program should give Apple’s comparable digital  [Read More…]

Sprint Posts Lower Quarterly Loss Than Expected, Betting Future on the iPhone

Sprint posted a narrower loss than predicted during the third quarter of the year, but expects the iPhone to turn around the companies steady decline in contract subscribers despite the expensive intial investment. Sprint reported a quarterly loss of $301 million ($.10 a share), which is a third of their third quarter losses last year of $911 million ($.30 a share). Also, the loss beat analysts expectations of a $.22 per-share loss for the quarter.  [Read More…]

Pegatron Lands 5M More iPhone 4S Orders Than Expected

The iPhone has been good to Pegatron Technologies. The Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer, along with Foxconn, supplies Apple with iPhones and iPads. The company recently announced received orders from the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant for 15 million iPhone 4S handsets, up from 10M orders previously expected. More than 2 million of the new iPhones will ship during the fourth quarter According to the Chinese-language Commercial Times, Pegatron is also preparing its manufacturing  [Read More…]