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Report: Glitches Affect 2-3 percent of iPhone 3G Traffic
/ August 14, 2008 12:19 pm
Report: Glitches Affect 2-3 percent of iPhone 3G Traffic

Cupertino, CA. – Dropped calls and choppy Web surfing is affecting 2-3 percent of Apple’s latest smartphone iPhone 3G, according to BusinessWeek.com. Their unnamed sources say the glitches are related to a chip inside Apple’s popular cell phone. The BW report reinforces an analysis by Richard Windsor of Nomura Securities, who said in an Aug. 12 report that the problem involves a communications chip made by Munich-based Infineon Technologies.

The main problems customers complain about relate to the speed of the [...].

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T-Mobile Netherlands Pins Poor iPhone 3G Reception on Apple
/ August 13, 2008 3:42 pm

San Francisco - T-Mobile Netherlands has blamed Apple (NASD: AAPL) for any problems that iPhone 3G customers are experiencing with reception on its 3G network in the country, according to a company blog post that was picked up at MacRumors and CNET. "We suspect that it is a hardware / software specific issue of the iPhone itself," the company said, according to a Google Translate version of the posting. CNET has reported on worldwide issues with iPhone 3G reception in 3G mode, not limited to AT&T’s (NYSE: [...].

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Best Buy First Independent Retailer to Sell Apple iPhone 3G
/ August 13, 2008 11:50 am
Best Buy First Independent Retailer to Sell Apple iPhone 3G

Minneapolis – Consumer electronics and media retail store chain Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) announced on Wednesday that it has struck a deal with Apple (NASD: AAPL) to become the first third-party retailer to sell the iPhone 3G in its stores. Best Buy will begin selling the iPhone 3G, which will still require a two-year contract with AT&T (NYSE: T), on Sept. 7 from its 970 U.S. stores.

The deal expands on Apple’s existing relationship with Best Buy, which already sells both iPods and Macs.

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CNET Seeks iPhone 3G Owners’ Feedback in Reception Study
/ August 12, 2008 4:27 pm

San Francisco - Following up on a piece it published yesterday on the reception problems that some Apple (NASD: AAPL) iPhone 3G customers are experiencing, both with AT&T (NYSE: T) in the U.S. and worldwide, CNET News.com on Tuesday posted a call for iPhone 3G owners to provide additional information for its study. "We’d like to have a little more data to see if there are any patterns connected to who is having problems, and who isn’t," the report said. The questions ask if users have [...].

Apple: 60 Million iPhone Apps Downloaded in First Month
/ August 11, 2008 11:41 am
Apple: 60 Million iPhone Apps Downloaded in First Month

Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) has served up more than 60 million applications for the iPhone and iPod touch since the company opened its App Store a month ago, netting the company about $30 million, or an average of $1 million a day, chief executive Steve Jobs told The Wall Street Journal. "This thing’s going to crest a half a billion soon. Who knows, maybe it will be a $1 billion marketplace at some point in time," Jobs said.

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Apple Patent Application Sees Remote iTunes Library Streaming
/ August 8, 2008 3:12 pm

Los Angeles - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has applied for a patent on technology that would allow users to stream their iTunes libraries from a remote device, such as an iPhone or iPod, Apple Insider reported. The system would stream songs — or potentially photos, video, audiobooks and games — from your home computer via a Wi-Fi connection or mobile network. Another element would allow users to stream songs directly between iPhones or other remote devices, similar to a feature offered by Microsoft’s Zune.

 

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Apple Removes $1000 “I Am Rich” iPhone App From Store
/ August 8, 2008 1:31 pm
Apple Removes $1000 “I Am Rich” iPhone App From Store

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has removed a $999.99 application for its iPhone called "I Am Rich" from its online App Store, but not before at least eight people purchased the otherwise useless application, the Los Angeles Times reported. The application’s description in the store read: "The red icon on your iPhone or iPod touch always reminds you (and others when you show it to them) that you were able to afford this. It’s a work of art with no hidden function at all."

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