Stories by Karen Haslam

  • Analyst says 33m iPhones sold this quarter

    With Apple set to announce its second quarter 2012 earnings next week on Tuesday 24 April, various analysts are making predictions about the kind of quarter Apple has enjoyed, making estimations on the number of iPads and iPhones sold in the quarter that closed at the end of March. The latest bet is that Apple is likely to have sold 33 million iPhones and 12 million iPads during its second quarter of fiscal 2012.

  • Apple granted 17 new patents for iPod, iPhone, iPad

    Apple has been granted 17 patents for technologies by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patents include details of wireless syncronisation between Mac and iOS device, the technology behind the iPhone camera, the iPod shuffle and the method by with iPods are manufactured, and the Apple logo that lights up on the back of a Mac.

  • Granny sues Apple for broken nose

    A woman who broke her nose after walking into a glass door in an Apple Store is suing Apple for negligence "in allowing a clear, see-through glass wall and/or door to exist without proper warning."

  • The essential guide to iPad queuing, expert advice

    We're used to interviewing people queueing outside the Apple Store to buy new iPads and iPhone on launch day, but this year we were able to catch up with some experienced queuers over a drink or two before they headed over to take their place in the queue about 59 hours before the New iPad was set to go on sale.