Apple Will Appeal ITC Import Ban on Older iPhones, iPads

An unexpected victory for Samsung in its patent battle with Apple.

Eager Upgraders Will Spike iPhone 4S Sales

More than 18 million iPhone 3GS users are expected to upgrade to the new iPhone 4S.

IPad 2 Display Question Draws Closer to Resolution

If you were hoping that Apple, through some combination of engineering acumen, force of will and luck, would overcome the power consumption and cost issues preventing it from adding a high-resolution retina display to the iPad 2, it may be time to relinquish the dream. Because a new set of specs cited by Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst for Concord Securities in Taiwan, suggests the device will feature the same 1024×768 resolution display as its predecessor.

IPhone 4 Blowout in China

The iPhone 4 has sold out in China, just four days after its market debut. China Unicom, Apple’s carrier partner in the country, said today that it’s sold about 100,000 iPhone 4s and has another 100,000 on back order.


Apple Probes Complaints About iOS4 on iPhone 3G

Apple is investigating reports that the latest iPhone operating system causes problems for users of the iPhone 3G, after a series of complaints on Apple support forums and technology blogs. Apple is aware of the reports and is looking into the matter, a spokeswoman told Digits.

A Wi-Fi iPhone for China, but It’s Not iPhone 4

Looks like a Wi-Fi-enabled version of Apple’s iPhone is indeed headed to China–and sooner rather than later. According to a notice published by the country’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center, Chinese regulators have issued a network access licence for an iPhone that supports “HSDPA and WAPI security mode with wireless LAN capabilities.”

Apple on iPhone 4 Reception Problems: Grip Different

Does the design of the iPhone 4’s antenna contribute to lower signal reception? No more so than any other antenna design, says Apple. Responding to complaints about weakening signal strength when the iPhone 4 is held in a particular way, the company said such issues are common to all cell phones. Its suggested solution: hold it a different way.

Analyst: iPhone 4 Launch a “2 Million-3 Million iPhone Event”

Apple’s announcement that it presold a record 600,000 iPhone 4s on Tuesday despite a fiasco of an ordering process has analysts predicting this year’s iPhone launch will be the best ever. Earlier this week, UBS analyst Maynard Um and Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster issued bullish first-weekend sales forecasts. And now Susquehanna Financial’s Jeff Fidacaro has followed suit with what I think is the most bullish prediction to date.

Motorola’s DEVOUR: WINR or LOZR?

Verizon this morning copped to what the blogosphere has been jawing about for weeks now: Motorola’s Devour is to be the wireless carrier’s next Android handset. Arriving at market next month, the Devour seems a lower-cost alternative to Droid, though Verizon hasn’t yet named a price for it.

Apple iPad Event Liveblog

After months of feverish speculation and as many years of wishful thinking, Apple uncrated its tablet computer–the iPad–at an invitation-only event in San Francisco this morning. We’re covering it live with photos and text.

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