iPhone 4S

Cricket Wireless to carry iPhone 4S

Cricket Wireless to carry iPhone 4S

So you want one of Apple’s iPhones, but you don’t want to commit to a lengthy contract with Verizon, AT&T, or the Now Network. What’s a geek to do? Starting from today you now have a new prepaid option courtesy of Cricket Wireless. The company will be offering the iPhone 4S on its network on an “unlimited everything” plan, although of course you’ll have to foot the entire bill for the handset yourself.

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CM4 iPhone Q Card Cases keep you in cash

CM4 iPhone Q Card Cases keep you in cash

For those of you not quite into the idea of working wirelessly with your online money, there's always the option to stick with cash, and CM4 supports that with this fabulous new iPhone case. Though we may very well see NFC popping up with the iPhone 5 later this year, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S will benefit right here and now from the cards and cash you already carry with the Q Card Case - available in several lovely colors!

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Apple CEO Tim Cook faces D10, talks Siri flaws

Apple CEO Tim Cook faces D10, talks Siri flaws

Tim Cook took the stage at the D10 conference this evening, and as you might expect when he's facing questions from no-nonsense business types, he was asked to defend the iPhone 4S's personal voice assistant Siri, which has gone from a cool novelty to one of Apple's biggest marketing campaigns of the decade, even though some suggest Siri doesn't have the chops to back it up.

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Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak released for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak released for iPad, iPhone and iPod

A new jailbreak hack for iOS 5.1.1 on most iPad models plus the iPhone and iPod touch has been released, Absinthe 2.0, allowing for unofficial third-party apps to be installed on Apple's usually locked-down hardware. The handiwork of the Chronic-Dev Team and iPhone Dev Teams, Absinthe 2.0 promises one of the quickest jailbreaks to-date, simply a matter of plugging in a USB cable and clicking a button.

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iPhone 5 release imminent as 4 stock drops

iPhone 5 release imminent as 4 stock drops

Despite the method Apple used for massive iPhone sales at the launch of the iPhone 4S this past year, it appears now that the iPhone 4 will be exiting the show before the iPhone 5 hits shelves later this year. Several companies including Target and RadioShack have initiated a $49.99 sale price for the iPhone 4 with Best Buy joining this party just this week. Searches across several online sources (including Best Buy online) have yielded shows of low or no stock on the phone, this very possibly pointing toward the stock change that will certainly occur once the next-generation iPhone 5 hits shelves.

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Apple blasts Siri class-action: Gold-diggers with unfair expectations

Apple blasts Siri class-action: Gold-diggers with unfair expectations

Apple has fired back at iPhone 4S users who joined a class-action suit accusing the company of deceptive advertising around Siri's capabilities, arguing the complainers are simply out to make money. In a freshly filed motion to dismiss the suit, Apple suggests that rather than having legitimate issues with the accuracy of the "beta" virtual personal assistant system on the iPhone, those taking part in the class-action motion can only give vague indications of how Siri has let them down.

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Apple grabs top-spot in US customer satisfaction rankings

Apple grabs top-spot in US customer satisfaction rankings

Apple has crashed into the top spot of the American Customer Satisfaction Index, grabbing first place for pleasing owners in its first month in the rankings. Scoring 83 - the highest mark seen for a phone company, the ACSI says, and "a game changer" in the market - Apple stands in marked difference from the month's other new entrant, RIM, the BlackBerry customer care of which has seen it take up the bottom spot with just 69 points.

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Apple patches Siri smartphone answer: Nokia not amused

Apple patches Siri smartphone answer: Nokia not amused

Late last week it was discovered that if you asked Siri what it’s favorite smartphone was, the Nokia Lumia 900 would pop up. it was mildly amusing, and a good time was had by all. Now it looks like Apple has patched the possible answers. Asking Siri what the best smartphone is results in such answers as “You’re holding it” and “Wait... there are other phones?”

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Ask Siri what the best smartphone is – she’ll say Nokia Lumia 900

Ask Siri what the best smartphone is – she’ll say Nokia Lumia 900

Apple's voice recognition platform on the iPhone 4S is an attempt at creating something that interacts with you like a human. And in fact, Siri may even be more human than people who work at Apple because it looks like she is capable of humility. Apparently if you ask the digital assistant "What is the best smartphone ever?" she will tell you it's the Windows Phone-powered Nokia Lumia 900.

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