Tag Archive: Leads

iPhone case leads to panic at one of Europe’s busiest airports

An iPhone brought one of Europe’s busiest airports to a panicked stand yesterday — resulting in considerable delays as one terminal gate was closed for “security reasons.” Why? A passenger supposed to be travelling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport thought it was a bright idea to do so with his iPhone in a custom case made to look like a […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Stolen iPhone leads blogger to China, stardom and unlikely bromance

Matt Stopera had his iPhone stolen last February from his favorite bar in New York City. Like most of us, he was upset, but not overly so. Matt got a new phone and went about his life. A year later,…Read more ›

iPhone 6 demand leads to retail boom Down Under

Apple may be blamed for wrecking Finland’s economy with its success, but according to new figures from Australia’s Bureau of Statistics the popularity of the iPhone can help rescue economies, too. Retail turnover in the country jumped 1.2% in September,…Read more ›

iPhone 6 Plus’s bigger screen leads to higher app engagement

If you’re an app-maker looking to rake in the money, you’re better off creating apps for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus than you are for smaller-screened phones, according to a new study. Analysts at IHS claim that the…Read more ›

iOS device hospital trial leads to lower mortality rates

We’re increasingly obsessed with the idea of personal health tracking devices like the long-awaited iWatch, but current Apple devices can also be used to revolutionize medicine within hospitals. A new report in the U.K. states that doctors and nurses at Middlesbrough’s James Cook University…Read more ›

Chance encounter in A Dark Room leads coders to pot of gold

Two coders who’ve never met sat in their respective man caves 1,400 miles apart making a game that proves once and for all that whiz-bang graphics aren’t necessary when it comes to building a hit. Called A Dark Room, their…Read more ›

NPD: iTunes Leads The Race In Online Video On Demand [Report]

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Awhile back it was reported that the iTunes Store is one of the biggest media companies in the world. The iTunes Store generated $ 8.5 billion in revenue last year, which is more than many of America’s top media companies combined.

Apple has been the tech industry’s pioneer for abandoning physical media, and iTunes is a testament to the success of digital downloads. According  [Read More…]

Find My iPhone Wins Again As Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Four Armed Robbers

Dear Theives. We’ve been over this like a thousand times. If you’re going to steal an iPhone, make sure you either A) Reset it, or B) Turn it off. There’s a wonderful application called Find My iPhone that’s going to lead the cops to you everytime.

Four armed robbers in Springfield Massachusetts still haven’t learned this valuable bit of information. The robbers donned their masked and rushed into an Ambis convenience store with their guns and  [Read More…]

iPhone 5 Popularity Leads to Massive Increase in Reseller Market

Selling the old ones to subsidize the new one.

Because a lot of the current attention around iPhones has to do with the latest and greatest iPhone 5, it’s easy to forget that there are plenty of older devices to be dealt with around the world. While recycling may be an option for much older devices, the iPhone 4 and 4S, at least, are helping to create a second-hand market that is  [Read More…]

iPad Still Leads The Tablet Market, Particularly In Education

IDC notes that Apple still sells more tablets than Samsung or Amazon, especially to schools.

The iPad continues to dominate the global tablet market and, according research firm IDC, the iPad is responsible for the strong growth of tablets across the board.

While the numbers announced during Apple’s most recent financials call continued to show strong year-over-year growth for the iPad, they didn’t illustrate how significant the iPad’s growth is compared to  [Read More…]