iPhone 4S

Consumer Reports Declares ‘Antennagate’ Over with iPhone 4S

Good news, would-be iPhone 4S buyers still unconvinced Apple’s death-grip reception troubles with the iPhone 4 didn’t carry over to the lookalike iPhone 4S: Consumer Reports claims they’ve been banished.

“In special reception tests of the iPhone 4S that duplicated those we did on the iPhone 4, the newer phone did not display the same …

Rumor: You Thought Siri Was Exclusive to Apple’s iPhone 4S?

Look at that iPhone 4S, all sleek and new and, well, pretty much identical to the iPhone 4 on the outside. It’s what’s inside that counts, from the 4S’s superior camera and faster all-in-one processor to a voice assistant named Siri you can’t find anywhere else—anywhere else that’s not an Apple phone, anyway.

It sounds like a Siri …

What the Heck Happened to Siri?

Open mouth, insert foot: Siri apparently did something like that yesterday, responding to iPhone 4S owners’ questions with decidedly un-savvy answers. Answers like: “Sorry, I’m having trouble connecting to the network” and “Sorry I’m not able to connect right now” and “Sorry, I don’t have a network connection.”

But users actually did

Samsung to Apple: Hand Over iPhone 4S Source Code

From one spat to the next, the latest footnote to the chapter in the book that’s part of an ongoing legal series of thrust and counters involves Samsung demanding that Apple pony up the source code for its just-released iPhone 4S. Make this salvo number “I’ve lost count,” following Apple putting the kibosh on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 …

Apple iPhone 4S Battery Life Still Circling the Drain?

Apple iPhone 4S users are in the worst place Apple users can be: Somewhere between a possible iPhone 4S battery life pandemic and official acknowledgement of the issue by Cupertino with usage guidelines and a fix timeframe. Apple’s newest iPhone hit shelves in the U.S. on October 14, and since then threads have appeared across the web, …

WATCH: Siri Has Trouble Recognizing Scottish Accents

Bad news for tech-loving Scots—the iPhone 4S doesn’t understand what you’re saying. Siri, Apple’s personal assistant, can recognize accents everywhere from Australia to London (and respond in-kind). It can even understand you if you speak to it in French or German.

But live in Edinburgh or Aberdeen? Sorry, you’re out of …

Siri Co-Founder Bids Apple Adieu (It’s Not What You Think)

Siri says hello, one of its creators says goodbye? That’s the story, according to the good folks at AllThingsD. Dag Kittlaus, whose name you’ve probably missed with all the laser-like focus on Steve Jobs, was the co-founder and CEO of the company that put the iPhone 4S’s acclaimed voice assistant software on the map.

But let’s get the …

Catfight! Siri, Meet Iris, Your 8-Hour-Old Android Rival

For all Steve Jobs’ grousing about rivals trying to pinch his thunder, you know what they say: only run-of-the-mill creators borrow—great ones swipe ideas wholesale. That includes Apple’s iPhone 4S-dwelling Siri, by the way, which is just Apple’s take on much older (and, some might say, smarter) natural language chatbots like

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