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iPhone 5 Release Date Is Today For These Countries iPhone 5 Release Date Is Today For These Countries

The iPhone 5 launches in 22 more countries today, after a week of availability in the U.S. Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and the U.K. Today, the device comes to the following countries: Austria Belgium Czech Republic …

Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS …

Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either heard or experienced first hand how bad Apple’s Maps product is. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6 when it was released, and ever since, users …

Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5 Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5
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Today, Netflix launched version 2.4 of their iOS app which, among other things, brings full iPhone 5 optimization to the app. That means that all you guys out there who have already gotten your hands on the new iPhone can …

iPhone 5 Ads Prove Effective Compared To Celebrity Siri Ads iPhone 5 Ads Prove Effective Compared To Celebrity Siri Ads
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According to research from Ace Metrix, Apple’s new ads for the iPhone 5 account for two of the top three ads among mobile phones of the year to date. The top ad, based on the firm’s “Ace Score” metric, was …

Watch What Happens When You Drop Boxes Full of the iPhone 5 in Front of Apple Fanboys Watch What Happens When You Drop Boxes Full of the iPhone 5 in Front of Apple Fanboys
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If you camp in front of an Apple Store days before the launch of a new iDevice, chances are you would even refer to yourself as an Apple fanboy. That kind of dedication shows a profund love for Apple products …

The Next iPhone May Be Made By Robots The Next iPhone May Be Made By Robots

Human workers are awful. All they do is write scathing undercover reports on working conditions and instigate riots at the factory. What’s a company like Foxconn to do? A report from the 21st Century Business Herald says that Foxconn may …

Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility
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Just a few days after touting that they had the “perfect map,” Foursquare has now improved on it and inserted it into a brand new update for their iOS app. According to Foursquare, the new app not only features the …

Apple Develops iShiv for Rioting Foxconn Workers

As you may have heard, a large riot rocked Foxconn’s Taiyuan plant in Northern China earlier this week. According to reports, the riot involved 2,000 people and took place near the worker’s dormitories. When it was all said and done, …

If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps

Google Maps and its disappearance from iOS have been in the news a lot over the past week or so, and lots of other companies are stepping up pointing to their own maps offerings. Microsoft is the latest, and is …

iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5 iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5
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A new study today shows that iPhone users aren’t as satisfied with iOS 6 as they were with iOS 5. TechCrunch is reporting that mobile research firm On Device has released the results of a survey showing that iPhone customers’ …

iPhone 5 Lightning Cable Knockoffs Won’t Work iPhone 5 Lightning Cable Knockoffs Won’t Work
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iPhone 5 users who were hoping to get cheap third-party replacement or supplementary Lightning cables might be disappointed to learn that those cables aren’t likely to work. An employee from Double Helix Cables has told Apple Insider that the new …

This iPhone 5 Screen Protector Deflects Bullets This iPhone 5 Screen Protector Deflects Bullets
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It was proven last week that the iPhone 5 can’t survive a shot from a .50 cal rifle. The phone was completely and utterly destroyed. What about a shot from a Colt 45? With the right equipment, it apparently survives. …

As Apple Maps Flounders, MapQuest App Gets Updates As Apple Maps Flounders, MapQuest App Gets Updates
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Though the new Apple Maps app has caused a bit of frustration and laughter, but the software is still usable for everyday purposes. I suspect most of the complaints lobbed at Apple over Maps is part of the shock of …

Steve Wozniak Thinks iOS 6 Maps Aren’t That Bad Steve Wozniak Thinks iOS 6 Maps Aren’t That Bad

The iPhone 5 came out last week, and it brought with it a new Maps app that nobody likes. Many people are comparing it to the antennae problems in the iPhone 4. While Apple is scrambling to fix it, company …

iPhone 5 Prank Is Perhaps Most Wasteful Joke Ever
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People in Amsterdam are less than happy with a group of funny guys who decided to conduct a social experiment involving the coveted iPhone 5. The phone, which won’t be released there until Friday, has already garnered a bit of …

Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone

Ever since the release of iOS 6, users have been complaining about the quality of the new Maps app. Apple decided that they could make a maps app just as good (or better) than Google, and replaced Google Maps with …

iPhone 5 Destroyed with .50 Cal Rifle (In Slow Motion!) iPhone 5 Destroyed with .50 Cal Rifle (In Slow Motion!)
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Last Friday, Apple’s new iPhone 5 hit the shelves. People lined up in front of Apple Stores around the world to be the first to walk away with the highly-anticipated device. And it was a successful launch, as Apple has …

iPhone 5 Tops 5 Million in Opening Weekend Sales iPhone 5 Tops 5 Million in Opening Weekend Sales

So, what did you have in the “how many iPhones is Apple going to sell in its first weekend” office pool? If your guess bordered on the conservative end, good job. Apple has just announced that they sold over 5 …

iPhone 5 Sells As Many in 3 Days as the iPhone 4S Did in One Month iPhone 5 Sells As Many in 3 Days as the iPhone 4S Did in One Month

Today was finally it. iPhone 5 day. Customers who had been waiting in lines outside of Apple stores were finally able to enter and receive their new most-prized possession. But, wait – isn’t that deja vu we’re all feeling? Hasn’t …

iPhone 5 Best Buy Pre-Orders Not Being Fulfilled iPhone 5 Best Buy Pre-Orders Not Being Fulfilled
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Best Buy today sent out emails to some customers who pre-ordered the iPhone 5 from their stores, informing them that they might not actually be receiving the device for quite some time. 9 to 5 Mac also obtained a copy …