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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 5S’

Pinnacle Achieved: You Can Unlock the New iPhone with Your Peen

Last year, when Apple unveiled the iPhone 5, reviews of the device reached their logical conclusion as some guy had sex with one. Not really, but he pretended to – and it was funnyish. Now, in a life-affirming twist of reality mimicking (admittedly immature) art, we have confirmation that you can in fact unlock your new iPhone 5S with your …

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iPhone 5S Manufacturing Costs Estimated at $199

After the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C last week, Apple (predictably) sold record numbers of the smartphones over the weekend. This is despite rumors of low manufacturing yields due to difficulties surrounding the new fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5S. Now, with the smartphone finally in the hand of consumers, analysts can estimate just what kind of …

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Of Course Somebody Already Shot The iPhone 5S

Apple launched the iPhone 5S on Friday, and it went on to have the best weekend yet for an iPhone launch. Now that’s all well and good, but we can’t properly have an iPhone launch without somebody doing something terrible to it. That’s where RatedRR comes in. Over the weekend, RatedRR bought a golden iPhone 5S and decided to do …

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Apple Sold 9 Million iPhone 5S/5C Models Over The Weekend

On Friday, Apple launched the iPhone 5S and 5C. The former is an upgrade over last year’s iPhone 5, and the latter is just an iPhone 5 in a new plastic casing. Launching two new iPhones at once has never happened before, but it seems to have worked out well for the Cupertino-based company. Apple announced this morning that it …

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iPhone 5s Touch ID Fingerprint Technology Apparently Hacked In Just A Day [Video]

Well, that didn’t take long. The iPhone 5s was released on Friday with its Touch ID fingerprint-scanning security technology, and it looks as though it may have already been hacked. In fact, it had already been done by Saturday, when the Chaos Computer Club (based in Germany) claimed to have done so, providing a video as evidence. “A fingerprint of …

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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Already Drawing Scrutiny From Lawmakers

The iPhone 5S just launched today, and fans are already happily scanning their fingerprints into the devices’s new Touch ID system. Apple (and science) claims it’s perfectly secure, but lawmakers aren’t so sure. The Hill reports that Sen. Al Franken has sent Apple a letter regarding the fingerprint scanner technology in the iPhone 5S. As you would expect, he’s concerned …

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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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iOS 7 Download Problems Run Rampant

Apple released the iOS 7 update on Wednesday, and some users have had a lot of issues when trying to update their devices. Not only are many users having trouble downloading the iOS 7 update, they are having difficulty activating the download as well. While any Apple update is going to have glitches, some users are reportedly spending hours and …

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It’s iPhone 5s And 5c Release Day

The day is here. Eager consumers can now get their iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. At least some of them can. Word is that supplies of the gold model are limited, so if that’s the one you want, you can try your luck. Either way, the release date is upon us. Here’s what people are saying about the iPhone 5s …

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Facebook SDK For iOS 7 Now Available

If you have an older iDevice sitting around the house, you may have noticed that it looks a little more expressive these days thanks to the recent iOS 7 update that hit on Wednesday. Facebook has already released an iOS 7 version of its app, and now its iOS 7 SDK is going out to developers. Facebook announced Wednesday evening …

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No, You Can’t Use A Disembodied Finger To Get Past The iPhone 5S’ Fingerprint Scanner

The iPhone 5S was pretty much everything we thought it would be when it was revealed last week. All the rumors, including the fingerprint scanner, turned out to be true. That doesn’t make this kind of technology any less intriguing, however, and now people are starting to ask questions. For example – can a thief chop off your finger and …

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Microsoft Shares, Then Pulls, Ads Mocking The iPhone 5S/5C

The iPhone 5S and 5C were only announced on Tuesday, and the competition is already pouncing on them. Nokia took the first swipe on Twitter on Tuesday, and now Microsoft has created seven new videos mocking the various design decisions seen in both the iPhone 5S and 5C. As is the case with most rushed projects, Microsoft’s latest attempt to …

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