Fri January 13, 2012

In China, Apple Halts Sales Of New iPhone

Originally published on Fri January 13, 2012 3:08 pm



Apple has halted store sales of its iPhone 4S in China after fights erupted outside its flagship outlet in Beijing.

As NPR's Frank Langfitt reports, scalpers and angry would-be customers marked the phone's Chinese launch.

FRANK LANGFITT, BYLINE: At the Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun shopping district, scalpers scuffled overnight causing the store to keep its door shut. Some in the crowd responded by hurling eggs at the windows.

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Tue October 4, 2011
Monkey See

Apple Announces A New Phone And Voice Recognition, But Not The iPhone 5

Originally published on Tue October 4, 2011 4:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the event introducing the new iPhone.

Kevork Djansezian Getty Images

Today was widely expected to bring the announcement of the iPhone 5 — maybe with a bigger screen, a different home button, or a differently shaped case — at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California.

It didn't.

That's not to say Apple didn't say anything of note at its rather lengthy presentation. Not at all. But the big game-changing piece of new hardware didn't come to pass. Aficionados waited, wondering and chattering on liveblogs and on Twitter to see if it would come at the end in Apple's traditional "one more thing" fashion.

It didn't.

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Mon October 3, 2011
The Two-Way

Apple To Debut Its Latest Smartphone

Originally published on Mon October 3, 2011 11:56 am

The latest version of Apple's smartphone will be revealed tomorrow and rumors are flying over its content, shape (a teardrop?) and even popularity. Mashable checked in with business analysts who say consumers are so eager for the latest iPhone that, when it goes on sale, they could set new single day sales records and make this Apple's best product launch ever.

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Tue December 28, 2010

Apple Put Cherokee Language On iPhone

Members of the Cherokee tribe have worked with Apple to develop Cherokee language software for the iPhone, iPod and soon the iPad.