Tag: iPhone 4

iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S launch on pre-paid Cricket Wireless today

Cricket Wireless, a pre-paid provider, is hoping to tempt iPhone and potential iPhone customers by offering the Apple phone with a pre-paid $55 per month bill with no contract beginning today. Users get 2.3 gigs of data (internet usage, email, text) included at full speed and will have throttled speed data after that. The catch

Apple introduces 15-inch MacBook Pro with “Retina” display

At it annual WorldWide Developers conference in San Francisco Monday, Apple announced an update to its popular MacBook Pro line of laptop computers. The new 15-inch model will run from $2,200 to $2,800. The older version of the machine is still available — in a 13.3 inch model (from $1,200) and a 15 inch non

Virgin Mobile to offer pre-paid iPhone; plans start at $30

Apple is now really bringing the iPhone to the masses. Last week, Cricket Wireless, a discount prepaid regional provider, announced it was going to offer iPhone beginning this month. Thursday, Virgin Mobile USA said will offer iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S with its unlimited data and messaging plans for as low as $30 monthly on

Cricket Wireless to offer prepaid iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S June 22

Cricket Wireless announced today that it would offer the Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S to its customers beginning June 22. Both phones will come with a pre-paid plan that includes no credit check. The plan also includes unlimited talk, text and data. Customers will have to buy the phone outright to use it. There’s

Apple posts huge quarter results

Chalk up another solid quarter for Apple. The Cupertino, CA, company announced financial results for fiscal 2012 second quarter Tuesday. It had quarterly revenue of more than $39 billion and a net profit of $11.6 billion. Apple sold 35.1 million iPhones in the quarter, and that is 88 percent better in terms of unit growth

Apple issues invitations to iPad 3 media event

Apple officially confirmed that it will introduced the next gen iPad March 7 at 1 p.m. EST in San Francisco. Will it be called iPad 3? The Cupertino, CA., based company issued media invites for the Yerba Buena Center. It’s widely expected that the new device will feature a “retina” screen like the one found

Hold off on buying that shiny new Apple iPad 2

We get this question a lot: “What is the best tablet on the market?” We think it’s the Apple iPad 2, but right now is not the time to buy one. A new iPad is coming as early as March, according to published reports. It could be as few as six weeks away. If the

Samsung continues to target iPhone 4S with new ad campaign

A few weeks back, Samsung took aim at Apple with a TV spot showcasing iFans as iSheep, standing in long lines and wondering why the design hadn’t changed and speaking of themselves as being “creative.” The spot was good, if it did present the competition pretty much front and center, and that’s usually a no-no

New ad from Samsung takes on iPhone, but does it work?

Samsung’s new TV ad makes no bones about targeting Apple’s new iPhone 4S. We’re treated to a view of one of those typically long iPhone lines on what appears to be launch day outside a typical Apple Store. In the ad, people wonder why the design of the iPhone 4S hasn’t changed, they wonder how

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 update for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Remember that little battery bug that was bothering some iPhone users awhile back? Apple’s new software update, just out, is said to include fixes to improve that and it adds multi-tasking gestures for original iPad users. You can download it over WiFi, over the air or plug into iTunes. Your call. iOS 5.0.1 Software Update