Samsung adds biometrics to latest Galaxy smartphone – BBC News

BBC NewsThe next iteration of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone range will feature biometric security, the company has announced. In a similar way to Apple’s iPhone 5, the main button on the … Read More

Sales of iPhones Set Record for Quarter: 51 Million – New York Times

New York TimesThe iPhone 5C, at an Apple store, above, was one of two new phone models introduced last year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s iPhone is still … Read More

Apple’s iPhone sales and outlook lag targets, shares slide – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Apple Inc missed Wall Street’s lofty target for iPhone sales over the crucial holiday shopping season and offered a weaker-than-expected forecast for this quarter, sending its shares down … Read More

Apple and Samsung make up 2/3 of the US smartphone market – VentureBeat

VentureBeatMotorola, LG, and HTC are getting left in the dust, according to new data from research outfit NDP Group. According to a study, Apple and Samsung account for a huge … Read More

Smartphones get more sophisticated, but their owners do not – Washington Post

Washington PostIf Frank Washington has told his mother once, he has told her a thousand times: Do not change the account passwords on your iPhone. His mother called the other … Read More

Holidays bring market share gains for Apple’s iPhone, iPad remains dominant – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderNew web traffic data suggests that the iPhone was Christmas’s big winner among smartphones while the iPad remained the dominant tablet, though it lost some ground to competition from … Read More

Can Apple teach China about quality? – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: The doom and gloom about Apple’s future contimues. The party line goes that Cupertino must repent of its ways and make a New Year’s resolution to produce cheaper and … Read More

Initial Apple iPhone orders on China Mobile underwhelming – Investor’s Business Daily

Investor’s Business DailyInitial pre-orders of Apple (AAPL) iPhones on China Mobile (CHL) appear underwhelming, according to one report out Monday. Apple investors cheered the company’s long-awaited distribution deal with China … Read More

iOS 7 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available – TechCrunch

TechCrunchA team of iOS programmers called Evasi0n have jailbroken that latest iPhone/iPod/iPad operating system, iOS 7.0.4. Jailbreaking allows uses to install home-brew software and run unapproved apps from the Cydia … Read More

Why China Mobile iPhone tie-up is a big deal for Apple – NDTV

NDTVIt could be a huge breakthrough for Apple to win a place in the line-up of China’s largest telecom provider and a big shakeup for the smartphone market. A report … Read More

Apple’s shares swing on news about China Mobile deal – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsCUPERTINO — Apple’s (AAPL) stock price Thursday initially rocketed toward record territory for the year, partly on a report that it had finally reached a deal to … Read More

China Issues 4G Mobile Licenses – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA Chinese vendor tested new screen products for Apple’s iPhone 5 at a mobile phone stall in Guangzhou city, China. Nov. 22. European Pressphoto Agency. BEIJING—China gave out … Read More

Apple’s Assumed Decline Charted In Infographic

Apple. The organization which produces products this blogger swears by, like the iPhone and the MacBook suddenly finds itself the target of content saying it’s on the decline. And all … Read More

Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers

You read that correctly: “Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers” I recently purchased an Apple iPad for my Mom, with an eye toward buying her an Apple … Read More

Apple iPhone 5 Introduced Tuesday; Will Twitter Explode?

Well, it’s that time again. That time Apple introduces another product we all expect to be super cool, and have a presentation that we know will be super cool. This … Read More

Chamillionaire And “Cello” On Music and Tech At TechCrunch Mobile 2011

I had the pleasure of meeting rapper Chamillionaire And “Cello” (that’s what he allowed me to call him on video, although I may be busted for it later), at Friday’s … Read More