iPhone 4 UK Shipping Date Moved To Three Weeks

If you have been waiting to get your hands on one of the new Apple [AAPL] iPhone 4′s here in the UK, you may have a bit longer to wait as Apple has changed the shipping date to three weeks on its online store..

This means that anyone ordering an iPhone 4 from the Apple store online,  here in the UK will have to wait at least three weeks, as the shortage continues here in the UK.

iPhone 4 UK Shipping Date Moved To Three Weeks
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iPhone 4 Costs $188 To Build?

As soon as Apple releases a new iPhone, the guys over at iSuppli give us some figures on how much Apple’s latest handset costs in parts, and according to their latest report this years iPhone 4 costs just $188 to make.

The most expensive component in the new iPhone 4 is the new Retina display, which apparently costs just $28.50, although these costs are for parts only and not for labor and other costs like shipping and advertising.

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The Case For iPad & iPhone From Pad & Quill

If your looking for a quality case along the lines of the Dodo iPad case and one that resembles a leather bound Moleskine notepad. The Case from Pad & Quill is made from Baltic Birch which is routed out to make a snug home for your iPad or iPhone, and protects them with the additon of  corner rubber protection bumpers, in the case.

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iPhone 4 Shot, Microwaved And Blended

It always a amazes me why new gadgets have to be put thorough a destructive process, but I do enjoy watching a few of the stranger ones. I was particularly impressed the way Apples new iPhone 4 took a .50 Cal round from a sniper rifle and was still basically in one piece. All be it with a .50 cal hole in it.

Check out videos of the new iPhone shot, blended and microwaved after the jump.

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Apple Sells 1.7 Million iPhone 4′s In Three Days

Apple [AAPL] has just announced its sales figures for the iPhone 4, they have sold a total of 1.7 million iPhone 4′s from Thursday the 24th of June 2010 until Saturday the 26th of June.

That figure is very impressive, when you take into account that Apple had sold 600,000 iPhone 4′s to pre-order customers, that means they have sold a massive 1.1 million iPhone 4′s on top of the pre-orders, making this the most successful product launch for Apple.

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The Daily Mail Quotes Fake Steve Jobs In iPhone 4 Recall Story

The Daily Mail yesterday published an article with the headline ‘Apple boss, Steve Jobs, reveals iPhone 4 may be recalled’, after they had read a tweet from a Twitter account that they thought belonged to the real Steve Jobs.

It was in fact a parody account, ceoSteveJobs, that was clearly stated on the twitter page, but this didn’t stop the Daily Mail publishing the story, which has now been removed from their website.

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iPhone 4 Reception Issues Could Be Solved By Software Update

Since Apple [AAPL] launched the new iPhone 4 last week, a number of iPhone 4 users have reported reception problems when the iPhone 4 is held in a certain way.

Apple released a statement saying that adding a case to the iPhone 4 would solve the problem, and Steve Jobs has told people by email to hold their iPhone 4 in a different way.

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iPhone 4, Will It Blend? (Video)

Every time Apple releases a new iPhone, Tom Dickinson from Blendtec decides to take it for a spin in one of his famous blenders, and as usual the result is the same.

As you will see in the video, they have obviously gone for a Hollywood look for their latest video, and they also mention something about an iPhone being left in a bar?

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77 Percent Of iPhone 4 Buyers Are Upgraders

Apple’s [AAPL] iPhone 4 went on sale yesterday, and it has already sold in record numbers, with over 600,000 handsets being pre-ordered by customers before it went on sale.

It looks like many stores have already sold out of the new iPhone 4, just 24 hours after it went on sale. According to analysts at Piper Jaffray, around 77% of the iPhone 4 sales have been to customers upgrading from previous models of the iPhone.

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Apple’s iOS 4 Privacy Policy Subject To Congress Inquiry?

Earlier in the week Apple changed their terms and conditions for the iPhone’s latest OS, iOS 4, an with the new terms and conditions came a new privacy policy, which basically lets Apple track where you are and the provides this information in real time to its partners, so the information can be used for their iAds.

You have to op out to stop your location data being shared, and now Apple is under scrutiny from Congress, as Reps Edward J Markey and Joe Barton are raising questions over the new privacy policy.

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