Welcome to Glassgate—Apple Pulls Slide-On Cases for the iPhone 4

Apple has instructed its retail stores to stop selling slide-on cases for the iPhone 4 because of what is now being called ‘Glassgate’—the chance of dirt getting trapped between the case and the phone itself. These trapped particles can scratch the glass on the smartphone and in case you didn’t know, the glass back of ...

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Verizone iPhone Confirmed Again and More iPad 2 FaceTime Rumors

Apple’s  iPhone coming to Verizon Wireless in early 2011 has been confirmed again—this time by Fortune. Besides the majority of the blogsphere agreeing that the coveted CDMA iPhone for Verizon will be here soon, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune , and the New York Times are all in agreement. Verizon is finally getting the iPhone. Verizon ...

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Apple to Sell Locked iPhones Directly to Customers in Europe

The Apple iPhone saga goes for another wild ride—Apple is now rumored to be building locked iPhones using proprietary SIM cards that it will sell directly to customers in European markets. These iPhones would be activated presumably via iTunes or the Apple Store and be sold with contracts and locked into those contracts and the ...

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iOS 4.2 Coming In November—Will Fix Security Flaw

  You probably have heard about the security flaw in iOS 4.1 that lets someone bypass your PIN security and access, call and email your contacts list. The flaw lets someone tap a few buttons to sneak past the emergency call screen that you can access even when the iPhone is locked by a PIN. Your ...

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What White iPhone 4? You May Have to Wait Until the iPhone 5

Yesterday it looked like Apple’s long awaited white model of the iPhone 4 could soon be making an appearance. Apple updated its iOS Apple Store app and the white iPhone 4 made a brief appearance but was not orderable. Now Apple has clarified the issue: No white iPhone until at least spring 2011. The white iPhone ...

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Possible CDMA iPhone Pictures Leaked

An iPhone compatible with Verizon Wirelesses network is widely expected to appear sometime in January. Pictures claiming to be of the newest iPhone from Apple have sprung up on Richy Rich. While there is no way to know if this is really a pre-production model of a Verizon iPhone like the blogger claims, take a ...

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Apple Literally Rolling in Profit—What that Means for iOS

Apple released its quarterly financial statements yesterday and as usual, the company surprised everyone. Apple (APPL) might not have sold as many iPads as investors had hoped, but its iPhone sales more than made up for it. In fact, investors were so blown away by Apple’s results, that the Nasdaq stock exchange halted trades of ...

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Next iPhone Model Hardware Finalized for Production—It has a SIM card slot

The next model of Apple’s iPhone has just had its hardware finalized and now its software is getting finalized as well. Internally codenamed on iOS devices (including the new Apple TV) for cross-device communications purposes as the ‘iPhone 3,2’, this next model could start shipping from China as early as January. According to BGR, their ...

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Why No White iPhone 4? Colors Don’t Match

Apple only makes its wildly popular iPhone in two colors: black and white. While the black iPhone 4 model has been out for some time now, the white version has been delayed and delayed. Apple claims manufacturing problems and while a few theories have come out, this might be the most ridiculous yet most believable. ...

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iPhone 4 Glass Breaks 82% More Often than 3GS? Not So Fast

You might have read or a friend might have told you that glass on Apple’s new iPhone 4 is 82 percent more likely than the older 3GS model’s to break. Given all of the iPhone 4 hate that ‘Antennagate’ generated during the new smartphone’s launch, those who are less than fond of the iPhone have ...

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GreenPois0n iOS 4.1 Jailbreak Finally Released

GeoHot might have beaten the iPhone hacking Chronic Dev Team to the punch with his ‘Limera1n’ iOS 4.1 jailbreak, but they appear to be shaking it off with the release of ‘GreenPosi0n’ today. The Chronic Dev Team had planned to release GreenPois0n on 10/10/10, but veteran iOS hacker geohot released his own, different hack after ...

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Apple to Launch CDMA iPhone in India?

There is a new, interesting development in the Verizon iPhone story. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Apple is in talks with two Indian carriers to carry a CDMA version of the iPhone. While CDMA technology is much less widely used across the world than it is in the United States where both ...

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The Verizon iPhone Could Arrive Early 2011—No, Really

  A Verizon compatible iPhone model is in the works. Really this time. The Wall Street Journal has interviewed a number of people “briefed by the company [Apple]” who claim that Apple will begin mass producing a CDMA iPhone (presumably an iPhone 4) in early 2011. However, the new phone might not be available right away. ...

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White iPhone 4 Soon? Regular iPhone 4 Models Shipping Quickly Now

Apple is now shipping iPhone 4s to its customers that order online in 5-7 business days. The good news from Apple's website can only mean one thing—the supply and manufacturer constraints that have been keeping one of the world's most popular smartphone models from timely delivery have to have been fixed to some degree. You ...

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The Apple Rubber Bumper Deal for the iPhone 4 Ends

Apple's rubber bumper case deal ended yesterday. Don't get me wrong though, you can still call up Apple and complain to get one. The company is now doing the free cases on a case-by-case basis (pun possibly intended). However, the bigger question is: was 'Antennagate' real? I think it was, and is. I've seen plenty ...

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