Here's an intriguing report from ImportGenius, a search engine that gathers "competitive intelligence" by monitoring U.S. Customs records of ocean containers entering American ports.
Searching for shipments to Apple, Inc. (AAPL), employees at the Scottsdale, Ariz., company reported on Friday that they've spotted a "major spike" since mid March in ocean containers marked with a mysterious new label: "electric computers"
"They have never before reported this product on their MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 23, 2008 6:46 PM ET
Thursday was a red-letter day for 3G iPhone rumors. On Wall St., the "rumor of a rumor" of an iPhone delay was enough to drive Apple (AAPL) share prices down 5 points in midafternoon trading. Meanwhile, a dozen subway stops to the north, a line 60 customers deep had formed spontaneously outside the company's flagship Fifth Ave. store. According to Engadget, at least some of the people in the queue MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 23, 2008 10:27 AM ET
How fast will the new iPhone run on AT&T's 3G network?
Plenty fast, according to promises made by AT&T (T) mobility chief Ralph de la Vega at Morgan Stanley's annual Communications Conference on Wednesday.
De la Vega said that a version of the network was already running in AT&T labs at 7.2 megabits per second, which according to AppleInsider's Katie Marsal is double the theoretical throughput of the company's HSPA (High MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 14, 2008 2:49 PM ET
[UPDATE: Apple made it official on Tuesday with this press release. Jobs' keynote is scheduled for 10 a.m. PT.]
Although no official announcement has been made, Apple public relations confirmed to Fortune that Steve Jobs will deliver a keynote address on June 9, the first day of the 2008 World Wide Developers conference.
It is widely expected that Jobs will use that speech to unveil the next generation of iPhones, including a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 12, 2008 7:44 AM ET
Hard on the heels of a 75% price cut in Germany and 100 pounds (37%) off in the U.K. comes a report out of Paris that two high-level executives at Orange, the iPhone's wireless carrier in France, have flown to Cupertino to figure out what to do about the excess inventory piling up on their shelves.
Under a headline that reads "L'échec de l'iPhone pousse Orange et Apple à renégocier" ("The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 19, 2008 11:07 AM ET
Two items Apple (AAPL) watchers had expected Steve Jobs to unveil at Macworld -- a 16 GB iPhone and a new MacBook Pro -- could be coming out any day now, if inventory lists at the company's partners are to be believed.
Engadget reports that tipsters with access to the retail inventory computers at AT&T Wireless stores have spotted listings for a 16 GB iPhone -- something iPhone aficionados have been MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 5, 2008 6:23 AM ET
For Apple (AAPL), the transition from the 2G (or 2.5G) iPhone to the 3G iPhone is a tricky one.
We know the new model is coming sometime in 2008. Steve Jobs hinted as much in September, and AT&T's (T) Randall Stephenson confirmed it last month.
The problem for Apple is that it must get formal FCC approval before it releases any new radio-based device. Such applications are public documents, which makes it MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 16, 2007 10:09 AM ET
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