Articles Tagged with Apple iPhone 5

iOS 7.1: Is It Making Your Apps Crash?

iPhone 5S Rumors: Fingerprint Sensor Revealed

Apple’s new iOS 7.1 may be the cause of your apps crashing or freezing. After much feedback from some less than happy users it seems that pre-existing apps which ran smoothly before, are now crashing on the new iOS 7.1. Users are reporting that it isn’t only the third-party apps which crash but also standard… Read more »

Best Buy Launches iPhone 5 Trade-In Promotion

iPhone 5 Best Buy Trade-In Program

A new iPhone 5 trade-in program has been launched as the US locations for retailer Best Buy. From today through August 18, customers who trade in their iPhone 4S at any Best Buy location will receive a gift card towards an iPhone 5 worth at least $200. The customers iPhone 4S must be in working… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 And Low-Cost iPhone To Feature Multiple Colors

iPhone 5 Colors

Apple iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhones will be featured in multiple colors, according to a new rumor on the web. According to a rumor from Macotakara, the low-cost iPhone will feature a plastic shell instead of aluminum. The company claims that the plastic shell will make it easy for Apple to offer white, pink, green,… Read more »

$15 Million iPhone 5 Now Available For Sale

iPhone 15 Million Dollars

England-based Stuart Hughes is selling a brand new iPhone 5 for the bargain basement price of just $15 million. The phone was built with a gold case and then encrusted with diamonds to give it that “I just spent way too much on this phone” look. So what exactly does $15 million get you from… Read more »

iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Start At T-Mobile

TMobile iPhone 5

The Apple iPhone 5 is now available for pre-order at T-Mobile. In a move that is decidedly T-Mobile focused, the mobile network is allowing customers to pay $20 per month for two years or pay the full cost for the smartphone upfront. T-Mobile is selling the iPhone 5 unlocked for $580 (16GB), $680 (32GB), and… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Outsold Samsung Galaxy S3 In Q4 Of 2012

The iPhone, both iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S outsold the Galaxy S3

The Apple iPhone 5 is the king of the hill when it comes to smartphone sales. The fourth quarter numbers from 2012 are in, and the iPhone 5 was the clear winner in sales, beating out the Samsung Galaxy S3. Apple’s victory comes despite a new ad campaign by Samsung that directly pitted the S3… Read more »

iPhone 5 Interest Down Because Of Cheaper Models?

Apple iPhone 5

I have written extensively over the last few weeks in regards to falling interest in Apple iPhone products. Apple’s current model outlook has become so abysmal that some analysts have cut both the company’s 2013 and the company’s 2014 forecast outlooks. Case in point, the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners have found that consumers are choosing… Read more »

Apple Cuts Orders For iPhone 5 Components

Apple iPhone 5

Due to a decrease in demand, Apple has reportedly cut orders for screens and other parts associated with the iPhone 5. The report suggests that the company is having a hard time finding a foothold in Asian markets thanks to the number of rivals that are currently vying for attention. According to Reuters, shares fell… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Doomsday Is A Myth

Apple iPhone 5 Sales

Apple’s time has not yet come, nor do iPhone 5 sales show any sign of subsiding, says Yahoo News. With the rising popularity of Android due to price and the availability of many applications that iPhone users enjoy, Apple’s flagship phone series would appear to be looking for the exit. However, similar to Nintendo, Apple… Read more »

iPhone 5 Arriving In 50 New Countries This Month

Apple iPhone 5

The Apple iPhone 5 will launch in 50 more countries this month. The massive launch schedule will help Apple extend what has already become record setting worldwide sales volumes. The company will start its iPhone 5 expansion with the December 7 release of the smartphone in South Korea. The next launch will occur on December… Read more »

iPhone 5S Rumored To Begin Production In Early 2013

iPhone 5 Rumors

The iPhone 5S could enter production as early as 2013, according to Digitimes. The website claims that Apple is currently making preparations to unleash a new version of the iPhone 5 into the world sometime next year. “Facing low yield rates in the production of iPhone 5, Apple has accelerated the certification processes for related… Read more »

Want An Apple iPhone 5 In Hong Kong? You Have To Win A Lottery

Apple iPhone 5

iPhone 5 buyers in Hong Kong can’t just walk into an Apple store and purchase the popular new smartphone. Instead, short supply levels have forced Hong Kong locations to implement a lottery type system. Residents in the tech-friendly city tell AllThingsD that finding an iPhone 5 has become extremely difficult because every single store is… Read more »

iPhone 5 Red Flare Camera Issue, Apple Says We’re Out Of Luck

iPhone 5 Purple Haze

Almost immediately after the iPhone 5 was released for sale, many customers began to complain about a purple flare or halo image showing up on their iPhone 5 camera photos. Shortly after those reports began to surface, Gizmodo posted a less than stellar response to the issue, which was sent to a customer by Apple… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Skyrocket Following iPhone 5 Release

Samsung Galaxy S III

Remember when the release of an iPhone device destroyed the sales success of other smartphones? That isn’t the case anymore, in fact the iPhone 5 release appears to have skyrocketed demand for the Samsung Galaxy S III. According to analytics tracker Localytics, which tracked Galaxy S III sales for the last four months, the flagship… Read more »

iPhone 5 Production Slowdown Blamed On In-Cell Touchscreen Panels

iPhone 5 Review

At the time of its official iPhone 5 release Apple only had 10 million smartphones on-hand. That type of supply would normally suffice for most hardware manufacturers, but Apple sold 2 million units in the first 24 hours of pre-order in the United States alone and ended up handing out more than 5 million units… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Sells Over 5 Million Units In First Weekend

Apple iPhone 5 Sales Weekend

More than 5 million iPhone 5 smartphones were purchased by Apple customers over the devices opening weekend, exceeding some analysts expectations and prompting Apple CEO Tim Cook to release the following statement: “Demand for iPhone 5 has been incredible and we are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Passes Durability Drop Test [Video]

iPhone 5 Drop Test

Here’s a test Samsung would wholeheartedly get behind, dropping an iPhone 5 repeatedly to test how well it stands up to normal wear and tear accidents and then revealing when it finally gives in and breaks. The drop and durability test was performed this week by 9to5Mac and iFixYouri and involved dropping the new 4G… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S III Goes After Apple iPhone 5 In New Print Ad

Samsung iPhone 5 Print Ad

On September 19 the Apple iPhone 5 will officially enter the mobile market. In preparation for the iPhone 5 release Samsung has already begun attacking the new smartphone in a print ad. In the ad the Samsung Galaxy S III is placed directly in the iPhone 5’s line of fire. Samsung lists features the devices… Read more »

T-Mobile Orders iPhone 5 Friendly Nano-SIM Cards, Arriving In October

TMobile iPhone 5 Sim Cards

T-Mobile recently encouraged customers to purchase and test unlocked iPhone devices on its network. Now an internal document from T-Mobile shows the delivery of iPhone 5 supported Nano-SIM cards, which are expected in Mid-October. The Nano-SIM card is currently only supported by iPhone 5 devices, which likely means the company hopes to push the unlocked… Read more »

Apple Sends DMCA Takedown Notice To iPhone 5 Mod Website

Apple DMCA Notice Ends iPhone 5 Kit Makers Run

Apple on Friday unleashed its powerful law machine on the website The company sent a DMCA takedown notice in which they demanded the company stop selling an “iPhone 5 conversion kit” that resembles leaked photos for the company’s next generation iPhone. The letter was sent to the website’s owners by OpSec Security, a company… Read more »

iPhone 5 Release Date To Be Hit With Squeezed Supply Chain [Rumor]

Apple iPhone 5 Supply Issues Surface

The iPhone 5 release date is just around the corner, and, in traditional rumor fashion, analysts are pointing to lower than expected iPhone 5 supply levels. DigiTimes on Wednesday quoted several sources that claim the company’s Eastern supply chain will leave the world’s largest tech firm with a shortage of nearly 25 percent for original… Read more »

Apple iOS 6 Test: Mobile OS Might Scale To Larger Display Size

iOS 6 Screen Size

Apple’s iOS 6 platform is currently in beta testing and with those tests come eager programmers looking for hints about Apple’s iOS future. On Tuesday programmers discovered that the new OS appears to scale up to 640 x 1136 pixels of resolution. The test was completed using an iOS Simulator set to the larger resolution… Read more »

iPhone 4 Pricing Slashed By $50 At Best Buy

iPhone 4 Price Cut Best Buy

Best Buy on Friday knocked $50 off the price of a new iPhone 4 with a two-year contract. The deal was posted on the company’s online store Friday morning and the new pricing model applies to the “big three” carriers, Sprint, AT&T Wireless and Verizon Wireless. In the past few months several vendors have offered… Read more »

iPhone 5 To Feature 19-Pin Connector [Rumor]

iPhone 5 19-Pin Connector

The iPhone 5 is expected to be announced in September or October and the device will feature a 19-pin connector according to two different anonymous sources who spoke with Reuters. Apple currently utilizes a 30-pin connector on all of its iPhone and iPad devices, however one source says the smaller connector will allow the earphone… Read more »