Monthly Archives: September 2012

Apple iPhone 5 sales top 5 million over first weekend, breaking previous record

After long lines awaited Friday morning’s release of the iPhone 5, Apple says it has sold more than 5 million units of the sixth-generation smartphone over its first weekend. CNET points out that it’s a new record, selling at least … Continue reading

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New iPhone sells 5 million in 3 days

APPLE sold out of its latest smartphone, with more than 5 million iPhone 5 sales in the three days after it hit stores, the company said on Monday. That number blasted past sales of the iPhone 4. When Apple introduced … Continue reading

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Swarm descends on Apple iPhone 5 launch

Jessica Mellow waited in line for more than 180 hours — that’s eight straight days — for an iPhone 5. She was woken up by cops, “showered” in a torrential downpour, and watched two taxis collide right in front of … Continue reading

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Upgraded Siri takes iPhone 5 past all its rivals

So much was already known – larger screen, thinner body, new connector offering instant obsolescence for accessories – that its lack of splash was declared to be somehow inadequate. They declared that it did not break any records – not … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 launch draws Apple fans worldwide

In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops from Sydney to Paris to pick up the tech juggernaut’s latest iPhone. Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. stores in Asia, Europe and North America to be … Continue reading

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