Category: Devices

iPhone helps Apple ring in $7.7 billion profit

iPhone helps Apple ring in $7.7 billion profit

International demand for the iPhone led to another strong quarter for Apple. The company posted $37.4 billion in revenue and a net profit of $7.7 billion for its third quarter ending on June 28. The results both were increases from the same quarter last year when the company posted $35.3 billion in revenue and a net […]

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Hacker finds suspicious programs in Apple’s iOS

Hacker finds suspicious programs in Apple’s iOS

The hacker nicknamed “NerveGas,” also known as the forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, claims to have identified back doors, attack points and surveillance mechanisms running on all Apple iOS devices. Zdziarski, who was a development team member on many of the early iOS jailbreaks, recently detailed his findings at the HOPE/X conference in New York (View the full […]

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Sapphire crystal could present tough challenge for Gorilla Glass

Sapphire crystal could present tough challenge for Gorilla Glass

While Corning’s Gorilla Glass is used for the screens of more than 1.5 billion devices worldwide, a new challenger is coming into view: a synthetic sapphire crystal screen. Apple is reportedly making a synthetic sapphire display for its new iPhone 6 expected to be released this September, and Japanese electronics maker Kyocera recently announced that its […]

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Airbiquity on Google, Apple and connected car trends

Google recently announced its entry into the connected car market with Android Auto, a new competitor to Apple’s CarPlay solution. Many auto makers have already committed to one or both of the companies for head unit systems – but will auto makers have to cede control of a major point of customer engagement? There are also […]

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#TBT: Motorola basks in Razr glory; rural carriers look at 3G … 8 years ago this week

#TBT: Motorola basks in Razr glory; rural carriers look at 3G … 8 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades and enjoy the memories! Razr team takes bow, hints at secret sauce Score a hit in the global marketplace with a sleek […]

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#TBT: Industry braces for iPhone 3G launch; OSHA tackles tower climber safety … 6 years ago this week

#TBT: Industry braces for iPhone 3G launch; OSHA tackles tower climber safety … 6 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades and enjoy the memories! Activation may prove challenge to 3G iPhone launch: New process requires in-store activation A lower price isn’t the […]

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T-Mobile US adds iPhone to prepaid, expands distribution

T-Mobile US adds iPhone to prepaid, expands distribution

With Apple expected to announce new iPhone models in the coming weeks, wireless carriers and retailers have begun to cut pricing and expand the reach on current models in a move to trim inventory. T-Mobile US announced that it would be expanding its iPhone models to the carrier’s prepaid service, with those customers also receiving […]

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Telecom cloud drives connected cars

Telecom cloud drives connected cars

As we watch the story unfold related to connected cars and consider how operators will play in this scenario, it’s also interesting to watch the telecom equipment vendor movements in this space. This week I met with Ericsson to better understand their strategy in this space and how they might be leveraging their telecom heritage/solutions […]

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How to make telematics sexy? Change the name to connected cars

How to make telematics sexy? Change the name to connected cars

It seems the telecom industry does this on a regular basis. We come up with an idea, and we talk about if for years and it still seems to be some unreachable goal in the future. Then we change the name to a more interesting one, and in some cases we change the name a […]

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LTEWS Vibe:  Selling Mobility Without the Car?

LTEWS Vibe: Selling Mobility Without the Car?

It seems as though this is something you would never hear from a car maker, especially a luxury brand like BMW, but this is exactly what they said at the keynote of Connected Cars 2014. Seeing a car maker embrace the customer experience beyond the car is a key step forward in this market. As […]

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