For years cell phone carriers have loved to shovel "added value" systems into the phones they sell, with the real goal of capturing more cash and controlling how their users exploit particular services. Does the crapware-free Verizon iPhone promise an end to this?
It's all but officially confirmed that Verizon will finally be revealing its own version of Apple's iconic iPhone at a press event tomorrow. Here's everything you need to know about the rumors and the speculation online:
Yes, we're only six days into 2011, but Apple's already been at the center of a big leak with pics and videos of an unknown iPhone model surfacing online. Here we offer a Zapruder film-worthy analysis of the images.
We know the iPad 2 is coming—be it a feeling in your bones, a sign in the wind, or because it's typical of Apple's normal update patterns. But now we have enough rumors to give us a shape to the idea, and hints about what its tech'll be like.
How the mighty have fallen: A new study from IDC says Nokia's rapidly losing market share in the massive Indian cell phone market. Nokia says "humbug" and suggests it's all fine. But with Apple rumored to be sweeping in, Nokia's woes seem poised to worsen.
Three million CDMA-compatible iPhones are due to be produced in December 2010, ready for an early 2011 release. So says a financial analyst who's checked with production contacts inside Apple's supply chain. Is a Verizon iPhone finally true?