Late Start May Be Tempering China Mobile’s iPhone Preorders

But what will sales look like after the 5s and 5c officially launch?

Apple Asks Judge to Keep Patent Pressure on Samsung

Apple wants discontinued Samsung devices banned — and for good reason.
Samsung Apple Men In Black Suits II

iPhones Dominate Sales at All Four Major U.S. Carriers

A new survey shows that Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have been among the top three sellers at all four major U.S. carriers during the past three months.

QOTD: Why President Obama Can’t Play Candy Crush Saga

I’m not allowed for security reasons to have an iPhone.

U.S. President Barack Obama explains his BlackBerry

How Many iPhones Can Apple Sell on China Mobile? (Spoiler: Lots)

17 million? 20 million? … 38 million?

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Positive News Pushes Apple Stock to Highest Close in Nearly a Year

Apple just charted its best Wall Street close in nearly a year. Bolstered by news of excellent Black Friday sales and rumors of a looming iPhone deal with China Mobile, shares of Apple closed at $566.32, having risen more than $15, or 2.7 percent, over the course of the day. That’s the best close the company’s stock has had since Dec. 4, 2012.

A Bigger iPhone 6 Could Carry a Bigger Price Tag, Too

Costly bill of materials, costlier device.
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Pfizer’s Prescription for BlackBerry-Using Employees: iPhone and Android

Pfizer’s BlackBerry contingency plan? Get a different phone.

Apple to Offer In-Store Repairs for iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c

Apple is preparing to extend to its new iPhones the same in-store repair program it rolled out for the iPhone 5 this past summer.

Why Apple’s New Sapphire Manufacturing Agreement Is a Big Deal

What’s the impetus behind Apple’s new sapphire-manufacturing deal? iPhone screens? iWatch displays? Or both?

Apple Ramps Up iPhone, iPad Production With New Manufacturing Partners

Windows Phone: Today Italy, Tomorrow the World!

Apple Inks Major Sapphire Supply Deal With GT Advanced Technologies

BlackBerry Racks Up 20 Million New BBM Users in a Week

Apple’s Fourth Quarter: Dueling iPhones and the China Question

iPhone 5s Outselling iPhone 5c Two to One

Leaking iPhone Research to Big Clients Costs Citigroup $30 Million

Apple Poised to Cash In on China Smartphone Boom

Yes, Apple Is Working on a Fix for the iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack

With Two New Models, How Many iPhones Can Apple Sell in a Weekend?

Apple Offers Legacy Apps for Old iPhones and iPads