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iPhone Under Fire in China over Prostitution

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Some Chinese officials are furious at Apple’s iPhone for apparently helping users have too much of a good time. Chinese media say the complaints surround the iPhone’s voice-activated personal assistant, known as “Siri,” which has been helping some users find prostitutes and brothels. The Mandarin language version can apparently present users with as many as […]

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New iPhone Hits Stores Across the Globe

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Eager iPhone 5 buyers from Singapore to New York lined up Friday outside Apple retail stores to purchase the U.S. technology giant’s latest smartphone. In downtown Sydney, some fans waited outdoors for three days to get the mobile device. In Hong Kong, Apple staff chanted “iPhone 5! iPhone 5!” and high-fived customers as they were […]

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Apple Fans in Asia Get Hands on New iPhone

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Apple fans in Asia became the first to get their hands on the long-awaited iPhone 5, the U.S. technology giant’s latest smartphone that goes on sale in stores across the globe Friday. Eager customers formed long lines outside stores in Australia and Japan to become the first in the world to purchase the new phone. […]

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US-based Apple Unveils New iPhone 5 Model

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. technology giant Apple has unveiled the latest version of its popular smartphone, the new iPhone 5 model that the company says is thinner and lighter, with a bigger screen, than its last model released nearly a year ago. Apple unveiled the new smartphone at a company news conference Wednesday in San Francisco. It is […]

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Apple Suspends iPhone 4S Sales in China after Scuffle

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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Apple says it is suspending sales of its latest iPhone in China after customers waiting for the release of the new device scuffled with security guards and threw eggs at an official store in Beijing. Shoppers who had been waiting for hours outside the store to get the new iPhone 4S became enraged after being […]

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China, Kenya and 20 Other Countries to Get Newest iPhone

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple’s newest iPhone will soon be available in China, Kenya, Uganda and a host of other countries, part of the company’s effort to distribute its top-selling smart phones faster than ever. Like the previous iPhone’s, the iPhone 4S works as a cellular telephone, a still camera, and a video camera while also allowing users to […]

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Apple Says Million New iPhones Ordered on First Day

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Apple technology company in the U.S. says that more than one million of its new iPhone 4S models were ordered on the first day the smartphone was available. Online and telephone orders for the latest version of Apple’s line of smartphones started in the predawn hours Friday. The company said Monday that commitments for […]

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Apple Unveils New iPhone

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The technology company Apple has unveiled a highly anticipated new iPhone — this one with the ability to respond to spoken commands. Replacing founder Steve Jobs for the first time at a product launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook presented the iPhone 4S Tuesday at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. Cook said the new phone […]

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Apple Fans Await New iPhone

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The technology company Apple is expected to announce the launch of a new iPhone Tuesday, but has not said exactly what to expect. The company last week emailed invitations to an event at Apple’s Cupertino, California, headquarters. The invitations said “let’s talk iPhone,” but provided few details. Apple is notoriously secretive about its new products. […]

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