Apple's recent gold iPhone 5s partnership with British luxury brand Burberry must have been quite the success, because Cupertino has now managed to hire away the company's CEO for its own retail efforts.
If you thought last year's iPhone 5 launch was spectacular with five million units sold, apparently splitting the product line into two new models is capable of nearly doubling that amount in a single weekend.
Have you heard the news? Apple is doomed because the iPhone 5c isn't low priced enough… or is it because they didn't announce preorder numbers for the first weekend? No matter, Apple executives just shrug and move on, apparently.
This week's hottest news story — duh — was the iPhone 5s and 5c, so our weekly wrap up of the hottest news is pretty much all iPhone all the way. So if you just got out of jail or you are waking from a coma or somehow or other you weren't near anything that broadcast what we call "news," then this one is for you. And if you like reliving Apple's latest and greatest unveiling, this one is also for you.
Anyone who's ever tracked an online iPhone order has probably seen their device ship from Shenzhen, China and make its way around the globe — but have you ever wondered how Apple manages millions of them at once?
Following a quick recap of Apple's seventh annual iTunes Festival and updates on the company's retail expansion, company executives moved on to discuss the operating system everyone is waiting for, iOS 7.
If you've been wondering if all these rumors we've been throwing your way over the last few months have any truth to them, you'll be happy to know that at least one does. As Jim Dalrymple of The Loop relates, Apple just sent out media invitations for an event on September 10, long thought to be the official date for the release of the iPhone 5S (and possibly the iPhone 5C).
Apple's iPhone has had a tough go of it in Russia, where traditional carrier subsidies have been largely ignored in favor of prepaid handsets. Can Cupertino regroup and attack the problem from another direction?
Even two years after taking the helm at Apple, CEO Tim Cook's leadership style is still very much in the spotlight as part of a new profile on how the executive handles the challenges ahead of the iPhone maker.