iPhone in Europe In this edition of Ask Maggie, Maggie Reardon gives one reader the lowdown on which carriers will unlock the iPhone 4S for use overseas and which one won't. Read this blog post by Marguerite Reardon on Signal Strength. via @CNET
••APPLE DOOMsayers suck at FACTS•• The Guardian, UK 2016-10-30: NOT Peaked! • rev $46.9B / net $9B vs $51.5B / $11.1B last yr: gross margin 38% vs 39.9% last yr, so what?! • reality check: $237.6 cash reserves! Market cap $622B!! #2 Exxon is worth $361B! • Apple is worth more than AT&T just with AAPL cash! • Apple Services alone ($24B) would be #155 on the Fortune 500 list - ahead of Time Warner or Halliburton
Apple has made it so that that iOS 8, which goes out to the public today, will work on iPhones reaching all the way back to the venerable 4S. Which is good! But as Ars Technica found out the hard way, subjecting your elderly iPhone to new software may not be worth it. At least not yet.