iPhone 4S - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Samsung surpasses Apple in ANZ mobile market: IDC

    Fresh on the heels of its tablet court case, Samsung has taken first place from Apple in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) mobile phone market in Q3, according to IDC’s ANZ Quarterly Mobile Devices Tracker.

  • iPhone 4S users satisfied with Phone, but not its battery life

    Users of Apple's iPhone 4S are even more satisfied than iPhone 4 users last year, with 96 percent somewhat or very satisfied, according to a survey from ChangeWave Research. However, 38 percent of those surveyed said the phone's battery life is too short.

  • iPhone 4S more satisfying to users than iPhone 4

    If the <a href="https://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/120101-iphone-quiz.html">iPhone</a> 4S was a disappointment to the technorati, it's not to the millions who have already bought one. In fact, according to a new ChangeWave survey, the 4S is a bigger hit with owners than the iPhone 4 was.

  • Apple's iPhone 4S battery troubles now joined by new problems

    Apple says it's still investigating battery drain issues with the iPhone 4S after some users complained that the iOS 5.0.1 update didn't solve their problems. But now Apple is facing new gripes that the iOS 5.0.1 update is causing more problems with the iPhone 4S including; microphone failures, Wi-Fi signal loss, and cellular network reception issues, according to reports.

  • Samsung fails to get access to Apple's carrier contracts

    Samsung today in the Federal Court backed away from its demand for access to the full versions of Apple’s carrier agreements after the latter’s legal counsel successfully claimed the information sought was not in the documents.

  • 5 hidden features in iOS 5

    Who knew Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system held so many secrets? Developers and sleuthing hackers have been hard at work since Apple released the OS in October unearthing a number of hidden features and tweaking the OS to do things it was never intended to do.

  • Thursday Grok: Are iPhone 4S sales about to tank?

    Tracking market share on a weekly or monthly basis, as many product managers do in the IT industry, is a guaranteed first class ticket to the Loon Lounge. You need to ride the helicopter occasionally, take a look through the wide angle lens. Breathe in for seven seconds. Hold for five seconds. Breathe out for seven seconds. Much better. Now panic — iPhone 4S sales may be tanking.

  • Apple fixing iPhone 4S battery problem and other user issues

    Apple is working to fix the battery problems faced by users of devices carrying its i0S 5 mobile operating system, solve a security issue with the magnetic SmartCover for the iPad 2 and add a new multi-touch feature to its original tablet.

  • Wednesday Grok: No juice in your sparkling iPhone 4S

    Batteries are boring...until they stop working, then they are very, very boring. Right now, the most boring battery in the world is the one in Apple's new iPhone 4S. Where's our talk time? Where's all that tasty standby time?