All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 5S’

Tangerine, a Sundance Hit Shot with an iPhone 5s, Gets a Trailer

The red-band trailer has dropped for one of Sundance’s most talked-about features. It’s called Tangerine, and it’s about two transgender women in Hollywood. It was also shot with an iPhone 5s. Of course, it wasn’t just an iPhone. The iPhone was the only device filming, but filmmakers needed a handful of extras. According to The Verge, those included an app …

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iPhone 6 Is Bigger, Better And Coming In September [Rumor]

The iPhone 6, like every iPhone before it, is the most talked about piece of hardware in tech. Everybody wants to know – will it be bigger? When does it come out? Will Apple release a new OS to go along with the new hardware? While it’s impossible to answer these questions before it’s unveiled, rumors and leaks go a …

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iOS 7.1.1 Found To Improve Battery Life

iOS 7.1.1 was released earlier this week to cries of joy among the Apple faithful. It may have been an incremental update, but it was an incremental update with plenty of fixes that owners wanted. One of the less talked about fixes is perhaps the most important though – battery life. Over at ZDNet, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes says he has been …

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iPhone 5S Available for Lowest Price Yet at Walmart

If you’ve been waiting for prices to go down to purchase an iPhone 5S, the time is now, as Walmart has slashed their prices on the latest iPhone models. The iPhone 5S was selling for $145 at Walmart with a two-year plan, but you can now purchase the phone for $119. Walmart has reduced their price on the iPhone 5C …

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iPhone 6 May Launch In June, Will Sport Larger Display

Since the iPhone 4S’ launch in 2011, every iPhone has come out in either October or September. It used to not be that way though. The original iPhone all the way up to the iPhone 4 launched in Summer. Now one analyst believes Apple will go back to that again with its next smartphone. Tencent is reporting that Chinese analyst …

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iPhone 5s Available for Pre-Order in China

On the heels of Apple announcing on Sunday a partnership with China Mobile to sell the iPhone in that country, pre-orders for the iPhone 5s and 5c were made available on Christmas day in the Middle Kingdom. China Mobile commenced accepting pre-registration via its website, and through a customer service hotline on December 25. The iPhone will be available in …

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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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Gold iPhone Really ‘Good as Gold’?

Are you looking for a gold iPhone? You’d probably do better asking a leprechaun for a pot of gold, because Apple can’t seem to keep stores stocked with the gold iPhone 5s. While it was touch and go for a minute, due to the mixed tech analysts reviews, the gold iPhone has proven to be a highly profitable product for …

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Apple’s Gold iPhone 5s Ad Is Heavy on the…Gold

If you were watching NFL football yesterday, you may have seen a brand new ad from Apple. The company unveiled its first ever ad for the new gold iPhone 5s during the broadcasts, called “Metal Mastered,” and it’s heavy on the gold. That song in the background? It’s “Ooh La La” by Goldfrapp. Clever. Before Sunday, Apple had put the …

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iPhone 5S/5C Make Their Way To Boost Mobile On November 8

The iPhone 5S and 5C launch has been the most successful iPhone launch yet for Apple with over 9 million units sold in the first weekend. You could attribute this success to the fact that the iPhone 5S launched in more countries and on more carriers than any other previous iPhone. Despite its far reaching launch, there are still some …

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The iPhone 5DS Is Gonna Blow Your Mind

Apple parody videos are everywhere these days – I mean, Apple’s promotional videos are just so damn parody…able? Yeah, that’s it. Everything is always sooo revolutionary and the backgrounds are always sooo white. The products are sooo amazing. Meet the newest in the line, the iPhone 5DS. it stand for iPhone Double Screen, and it’s exactly what you imagine. “We …

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iPhone 5s & 5c Coming to Dozens of Countries October 25th

By the first of November, Apple’s two new iPhones will be available in over 60 countries. The company has just announced the arrival dates of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s for a few dozen countries across four continents. Here’s the list of countries that are getting the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Friday, October 25th: Austria, Belgium, …

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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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No iPhone 5S Pre-Orders, iPhone 5C Doesn’t Sell Out

Earlier this week, Apple unveiled its next iPhone, the iPhone 5S. The device featured all of the upgrades that had been leaked in the weeks before the announcement. In addition, Apple unveiled a second, lower-priced, colorful iPhone called the iPhone 5C. The 5C is designed to replace the iPhone 5, and has much of the same hardware. The iPhone 5S …

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Walmart Will Offer iPhone 5S At Discounted Price

Ready to upgrade to that new iPhone 5S that will be hitting the market in a few days? If you want to get it for the lowest price possible, you should buy it from Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is known for offering low prices to their customers, but usually these prices are reflected in price drops that go into affect after a …

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iPhone 5S Will Start Under $200 at Walmart

Want to upgrade to the iPhone 5S when it is released on September 20, and want to get the best bang for your buck? You can pick up the iPhone 5S at Walmart on the release date starting at $189, which will save you $10 over the retail giant’s competitors. Walmart announced their slightly lower prices on the iPhone 5S …

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Watch Apple’s iPhone Event in Its Entirety

Yo, iFans – if you missed Apple’s big iPhone 5S & 5C press event yesterday, you’re probably not alone. Apple chose not to stream it in the U.S. Lucky for you, it’s now available for your streaming pleasure on Apple.com. Or, you can just watch it below: For more coverage of yesterday’s event, check here. [YouTube via Apple] Image via …

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iPhone 5C = 5 Babies In This Taiwanese Animation Version Of Apple’s News

NMA is at it again. The Taiwanese animation studio has put out its parody of Apple’s new iPhone 5C and 5S unveilings. The video includes such scenes as a woman trying to trade a baby for an iPhone 5C, only to be greeted with a sign from Tim Cook indicating that one of the devices is worth five babies. Another …

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Here’s What The iPhone 5S Camera Can Do [Video]

Apple has released a video showing off the camera and related features on the new iPhone 5S. This is perhaps one of the biggest selling points of the device (which now also comes in gold). “Any digital camera is only as good as its sensor,” explains Dan Riccio, Apple SVP, Hardware Engineering. “While more pixels produce a bigger picture, we …

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