All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 5’

iPhone 5S Will Ship Sooner Than Thought

Planning on buying an iPhone 5S for a Christmas gift or just wanting to get one for yourself? Now is the time because the shipping time on this hot holiday item has just been shortened. Just a few short months ago, Apple said that they had limited numbers of the iPhone 5S available and that the wait for shipment could …

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iOS 7 Updates Now Available: iOS 7.0.2. Released

While Apple’s iOS 7 made an impressive debut yielding more than 100 million downloads in its first week, the old cliche, “Nothing is perfect,” gradually proved to be a descriptive trait. Thousands of customers who initially rendered the mobile operating system as Apple’s ‘best release yet,’ have slowly begun to pick up on small details that have come to question …

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Apple Sales Spike, iPhone Opening Weekend Sales Top 9M

After months of skepticism and critical analysis, the iPhone 5 delivers. Many questioned whether the iPhone 5 and iOS 7 would render the same laudable consumer response as releases of previous versions had. Today, the numbers spoke volumes and a verdict was reached – Apple is still a force to be reckoned with. Like Air Jordans on release day at …

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How Different Is The iPhone 5C From the iPhone 5?

Today is the day – the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are launching in stores around the world. People are no doubt picking up the iPhone 5S in droves, but what about its cheaper counterpart – the iPhone 5C? Is there any reason to upgrade to the 5C from the iPhone 5? In a new teardown video from cellhelmet, he …

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iPhone 5C To Replace The iPhone 5

At Apple’s press event today, the company announced the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. The former is their flagship device whereas the latter will be the cheaper option. So, where does that leave last year’s iPhone 5? During the event, Tim Cook remarked that Apple wouldn’t continue its tradition of marking down the previous iPhone when introducing the newest …

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Now This Is How You Do An iPhone 5 Price Drop

So Apple should be commended for introducing a more-affordable model of their newest phone upgrade; in this case, the iPhone 5C. Apparently, the “C” stands for “Cheaper model Consumer-friendlier” because it is clearly being showcased as the less expensive cousin of the upcoming iPhone 5S. I guess the “S” stands for “the expenSive model.” Digression aside, did Apple miss out …

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Is This What The iPhone 5S Looks Like? [Rumor]

At 1 p.m. EST today, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone to the world. It’s accepted at this point that the phone will be called the iPhone 5S, and will look very similar to the current iPhone 5. What we don’t know is what the iPhone 5S actually looks like, but a new leak may have provided the answer. French …

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Flickr Just Launched A Big Improvement For iPhone Users

Yahoo announced today that it is launching a new photo taking experience for iPhone users aimed at taking better advantage of what the device’s camera has to offer. The iPhone 5, by the way, is the most popular camera on Flickr. “In our view, taking a photo should be an enhancement of what you’re experiencing and seeing through your device,” …

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Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So

The family of a woman in China who died while reportedly answering her iPhone say her body showed signs of electrocution, and they want answers. Ma Ailun was charging her phone–which she bought at an official Apple store in China–last week when she received a call and answered it with the charger plugged in. She allegedly received a shock so …

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Virgin Mobile Gets The iPhone 5 On June 28

The iPhone 5 is a mythical device that supposedly boosts the fortunes of any carrier lucky enough to offer it. T-Mobile was only just recently allowed to the carry the sacred device, and now Virgin Mobile is the latest to offer it. Virgin Mobile announced today that it will be offering the iPhone 5 starting June 28. As the carrier …

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Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot

Samsung’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S4 – must have went through the same rigorous testing process that Samsung’s other devices go through. That being said, I’m pretty sure Samsung never tested to see if its lastest device was bulletproof. YouTube personality raredrr saw this glaring hole in Samsung’s testing regimen and took matters into his own hands with …

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T-Mobile Opens Up iPhone 5 Pre-Orders

Just under two weeks ago, T-Mobile announced at long last, they were finally going to carry the iPhone 5. At the time, interested customers to pre-register for their device. Today, official pre-orders begin. You can access all the iPhones that T-Mobile offers here. The 16GB iPhone 5 starts at $99.99, with a monthly payment of $20 per month got 24 …

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T-Mobile Drops The Contract In Favor Of A Simple Choice

It’s been hinted at for a while that T-Mobile would be moving away from the traditional two-year contract business model. Now the company has fully unveiled its new plan – dubbed Simple Choice – at its UnCarrier event. So, what can you expect from T-Mobile’s new Simple Choice plan? It’s actually very similar to how two-year contract plans work, just …

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T-Mobile Lets You Put $99 Down On iPhone 5

Not only did T-Mobile announce the availability of the iPhone 5 today, but it announced that consumers can put $99 down on the device, with monthly payments to make up the difference ($20 per month for 24 months). And that’s with no annual service contract plus unlimited talk, text and Web and 4G. The device will be available from Friday, …

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iPhone 5S Rumor: Launch Could Come As Early As June

Earlier this month, a rumor suggested that we’d be seeing the iPhone 5S launch in August. Other rumors have backed the claim up, but an analyst has come forward with speculation that we could be seeing the iPhone 5S even sooner. In a recent investors note, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said that Apple will likely launch the iPhone 5S …

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iPhone 5 Took Over The World In Q4 2012

A recent analysis of the smartphone market in 2012 found that Android dominated with over two-thirds of total smartphone shipments. The wide variety of Android devices ensures that the mobile OS ends up in the hands of more people. Another analysis, however, has found that Apple is still king when you take individual smartphone model shipments into account. According to …

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That Cheap iPhone 5 Will Borrow Design Elements From The iPod Touch And iPod Classic [Report]

A cheaper iPhone 5 for emerging markets has been hinted at for a while now. Apple has denied all such rumors, but a recent report from iLounge suggests otherwise. After revealing pretty much everything about Apple’s latest redesign for the next-generation iPad, iLounge’s Jeremy Horwitz now has the scoop on the cheap iPhone 5 that’s been rumored since early this …

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Give Your Smartphone The Iron Throne Its Always Deserved

Are you sick of your iPhone 5 not having a dock to sit comfortably in? Are you a huge Game of Thrones fan? If you answered yes to both, this latest 3D printed creation may be just for you. Instructables user mstyle183 has recreated a miniature Iron Throne that will comfortably seat an iPhone 5 or other mobile devices. The …

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Tim Cook Says iPhone 5’s Display Size Was Right Choice, Suggests Larger iPhone Isn’t Happening

One of the most prevalent rumors concerning the iPhone 5S, or iPhone 6, is that it will feature a larger display. The first rumor said that the next iPhone would come with multiple display sizes for consumers to choose from. You might not want to get your hopes for a larger iPhone though as Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the …

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Apple Has Three iPhones Currently In Development [Rumor]

The iPhone 5 was a pretty big success at first, but demand for the device is starting to slow down. What can Apple do to increase demand? How about release two iPhones this year? Digitimes is reporting Apple is currently developing two phones for release in 2013, with a third phone already being tested for a tentative 2014 release. The …

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BlackBerry 10 Browser Speeds Ahead Of Competition

BlackBerry 10 officially launches at the end of this month. As such, more details about RIM’s hardware and software are starting to leak out. We already got a good look at the Z10 on Tuesday, and now the phone’s browser is being put to the test. Spoilers: It’s fast. In a series of videos from GadgetMasters, a BlackBerry 10 Dev …

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Why Is Apple’s Share Price Dropping So Quickly?

When the iPhone 5 launched, it looked like Apple was on top of the world. The company’s stock hit an all time high with an individual share price of $702. Fast forward to today and the company’s individual share price is now sitting at $485. What happened, and can Apple fix it? It’s easy to see why Apple’s stock was …

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Apple Cuts Orders For Various iPhone 5 Components [Report]

iPhone 5 sales started out with a bang. Sales topped five million during its opening weekend, selling as many in three days as the iPhone 4S sold in an entire month. Since then, the device has been released in many more countries. Still, it appears that demand is not quite where Apple expected it to be. A new report from …

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Phil Schiller Says That Rumored Cheap iPhone Isn’t Happening

Earlier this week, a rumor emerged saying that Apple was planning on introducing a cheaper iPhone into emerging markets. How cheap? Another rumor speculated that it could be as cheap as $99. The phone would obviously be intended for emerging markets where cheap smartphones are much more popular, but would Apple really go against years of creating expensive, luxury devices? …

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iPhone 5 with Unlimited Service and No Contract Now Available via Walmart & Straight Talk Wireless

Starting January 11th, you’ll be able to buy a new iPhone at Walmart with no contract, thanks to a deal with Straight Talk Wireless. In 2,000+ stores and online, Straight Talk and Walmart are offering the iPhone 5 for $649 plus a $45 a month no-contract plan. That plan includes unlimited talk, text and data. “We believe customers shouldn’t have …

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CES 2013: T-Mobile Is Getting The iPhone In Next Three To Four Months

Smartphone users absolutely hate limited data plans, but the big carriers don’t seem to be changing their minds on the matter. T-Mobile saw that as an opportunity and started offering unlimited data plans to its customers. Now it just needs the iPhone and its future as a major wireless carrier may just be assured. At CES, T-Mobile CEO John Legere …

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Watch An iPhone 5 Get Dropped From 100,000 Feet [Video]

If you’re the kind person who likes to watch phone drop test videos, you’ve probably seen a few for the iPhone 5 by now. But have you seen one in which the device was dropped from 100,000 feet? G-Form has posted this video promoting its latest iPhone case. They drive to the desert, and send the device up with a …

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$1 Million Apple Heist Takes Place On New Years In Paris

A $1 million Apple heist seems like a terrible plot out of the next Ocean’s 11 imitator, but such a theft actually did occur over the New Years holiday. In fact, the heist shared a number of similarities with Hollywood blockbusters due to how well the crime was organized and executed. CNN reports that four armed robbers made their way …

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IPHONE Launches In Brazil As An Android Device

The iPhone 5 just recently launched in Brazil last week as Apple’s flagship device made its way into 50 more countries around the world. At the same time, a local Brazilian electronics manufacturer is going to compete with the iPhone 5 by selling the IPHONE. IGB Electronics SA announced this morning that the company will begin selling the IPHONE in …

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iPhone 5 Release Date Is Here For These Countries

Earlier this month, Apple announced that the iPhone 5 would be released in over 50 countries in December. It’s already been released in South Korea, and today 33 other countries are getting the popular device (sure to be even more popular now that it has access to a Google Maps app). In a recent survey, the majority of people that …

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