Tag: iPhone

Reading Time: < 1 minute I did not take too seriously of iPhone when it was launched a year ago. But I was wrong. My initial thought Apple jumped into the mobile phone world with a touch screen smart phone, with way too much fan fare (remember the Ads on CNBC, CNN etc?). Well, now I think it set a

June 25, 2008

Reading Time: < 1 minute I found AT&T offers iPhone 8GB refurb for $249. Here is the link. As of now the regular iPhone 8GB is $399 at Apple or AT&T store. I think one has to sign up the AT&T data plan to use some of the web features of iPhone. I could be wrong. Also, I found this

March 18, 2008

Reading Time: < 1 minute Missing iPhones are found in China According to InStat, a market research company, there are about 400,000 unlocked iPhone in China. Most of them are purchased in the US, unlocked and shipped to China later. An interesting side point is Chinese (smart phone) users are mostly for entertainment, while the US users focus on business

February 18, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes I started pay attention to the mobile phone and service providers lately. In fact I bought some China Mobile (CHL) shares about 2 weeks ago (bought it a bit early again 🙂 Nokia: the balance Nokia is the No. 1 brand in China as shown in baidu Shouji (cell phone) report. One thing I noticed

February 3, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update Nov. 17) Shuipi of ChinaTimes(水皮华夏时报) wrote this interesting piece on his newspaper. (Original) It looks like it, from the highs at 6,200 in early Oct to 5,200 now. But wait a minute, recently the US stock market suffered big loss because of the sub-prime meltdown, and weakening of the dollar. How could the mess

November 13, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week one of the biggest news in consumer electronics arena is Apple decided to cut the iPhone price. Consider Apple just started shipping iPhone in late June, this move is a blow to its most loyal customers (early adopters). Apple quickly responded to the angry customers by offering $100 credit (source: Apple.com). From my

September 10, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute That’s the new services to be offered by two great companies: Apple and Starbucks. According Seattle Post Intelligence: Apple’s new wireless iPod music player, iPhone or any laptop computer running iTunes will automatically recognize the iTunes store without a connection fee when customers enter a Starbucks shop that has Wi-Fi access.

September 5, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute I tried the real iPhone this afternoon at West County Apple Store. Obviously the store is more crowded because of all the iPhone craziness. I played the “photo”, and “phone” functions, the Youtube and iPod seemed not working very well. To use the phone to call somebody, I need to hit the only “home” button,

July 1, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update June 30, 2007) I read today’s St. Louis Post Dispatch and found the guy in front of me bought the new iphone, and his picture appeared on the first page! He paid $200 for the No. 14 slot. Neither of us received the 30 tickets handed out to the top 30 people lined up.

June 29, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Of Steve’s new phone, I mean, the phone without key pad, the highly hyped iPhone? On my way to work, I already seeing people camping out side of the Cingular (sorry AT&T) store at Olive and Craig. Actually I checked last night (at 9PM) nobody was there yet. I saw on TV in New York

June 29, 2007
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