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Topic: iPhone 5

iPhone 5 & 5S trade-ins surge 2800% at Gazelle; AI readers get exclusive $10 bonus ahead of 'iPhone 6'

08/28/2014, 10:08 am

Last week, Gazelle began offering customers the ability to lock in cash trade-in prices ahead of Apple's anticipated Sept. 9 "iPhone 6" unveiling, and for the next 48 hours, AppleInsider readers can get an additional $10 cash bonus on their iPhone 5s trade in thanks to an exclusive partnership.

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T-Mobile to reportedly slash up to $50 off iPhone models starting Aug. 27

08/26/2014, 09:08 pm

As iPhone resellers dump existing stock in preparation of an impending next-generation refresh, U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile will supposedly cut up to $50 off device-only pricing in an across-the-line sale, according to leaked internal documents.

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Deals: $400-$600 off 2013 MacBook Pros, $160- $260 off Mac Pros, $50 off iPads, and a $750 students 13-inch MacBook Air, iPhone 5

08/23/2014, 01:08 pm

With the back-to-school shopping season nearing an end, some last minute offers include a couple of "killer deals" where you can save between $400- $600 on 2013 MacBook Pros that are essentially equivalent to 2014 models, $160-$250 off Mac Pros, $50 off iPad Airs and some iPad minis, up to $399 off certified iPhone 5 refurbs, and Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Air for $750 (Students Only).

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Apple activates iPhone 5 battery replacement program, to swap out affected parts for free

08/22/2014, 06:08 pm

Apple on Friday announced a free replacement program for iPhone 5 batteries after discovering certain units sold during a five-month period after the product's launch in 2012 contain faulty components.

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Redesigned Typo 2 physical keyboard for Apple's iPhone 5 & 5s now available for preorder

07/31/2014, 04:07 pm

After being slapped with an injunction because of similarities to BlackBerry keyboards, the Typo physical keyboard for iPhone has been redesigned in a new second-generation model that will begin shipping in mid-September.

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Deals: 7-10% off CTO Retina MacBook Pros, $859 13" MacBook Air; $101 off 32GB AT&T iPad Airs, $350 off iPhone 5 refurbs

07/18/2014, 01:07 pm

With the back-to-school season nearing full-swing, AI's Price Guides and Deal Tracker continue to rack up exclusive, industry-low prices on many of Apple's most popular Macs, iPads and iPhones. This include 7-10% instant saving on dozens of custom configured MacBook Pros with Retina display, sub-$860 13-inch MacBook Airs, $200-$350 off Apple Certified Refurbished iPhone 5 handsets, and $100 off 32GB AT&T iPad Airs.

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First Look: Logitech adds to 'case+' system with new 'protection+' iPhone 5/5s case and car mounts

07/16/2014, 04:07 am

Building on its recent "case+" system of modular iPhone accessories, Logitech on Wednesday announced the "protection+" slim fit case and two accompanying car mounts, one of which was part of the original $200 set.

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Apple's second secret eBay store launches with certified refurbished, unlocked GSM iPhone 5 models

07/08/2014, 12:07 pm

For the second time in as many years, Apple appears to have teamed with eBay on a low-profile Factory Outlet store to market Apple Certified Refurbished products -- such as iPhones and iPads -- alongside full one-year Apple warranties at aggressive price points.

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Pond's 'Stream' case brings MFi-approved Qi wireless charging to Apple's iPhone 5/5s

07/04/2014, 12:07 am

Announced by small tech firm Devant earlier this week, the Pond Wireless ecosystem of products looks to bring Qi wireless charging to Apple's iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s with a "Made for iPhone" charging case, tray and fob adapter.

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Apple cuts $45 off iPhone 'Reuse and Recycling' trade-in value, new max set at $225

07/02/2014, 03:07 am

Apple on Tuesday lowered trade-in values for its iPhone Reuse and Recycling Program in the U.S. and Canada, cutting as much as $45 off the value of older generation handsets like the iPhone 5.

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Third-party chargers, Lightning cables reportedly damage iPhone power management IC

06/19/2014, 08:06 pm

An iOS device repair company in the UK reports third-party charging accessories are causing damage to a critical power management component in Apple's iPhone 5, rendering the handset inoperable.

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Apple's iPhone 5c & 5s take 42 percent share of global LTE handsets

06/09/2014, 02:06 pm

Apple's global lead in selling premium smartphones is particularly evident in new metrics that show the company's iPhone 5c and 5s represent 42 percent of global 4G LTE smartphones.

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Logitech's 'case+' modular iPhone case system lets users swap out add-ons

05/01/2014, 04:05 am

Logitech on Thursday unveiled the "case+," a new modular case system for Apple's iPhone 5 and 5s that uses magnets to swap between variety of interchangeable accessories including power, car mount, kickstand and wallet modules.

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Apple's iPhone 5 comes to mobile phone newcomer FreedomPop

04/28/2014, 07:04 pm

FreedomPop, which recently launched a cellular service to go along with its "free mobile data" plans, will be getting its first batch of Apple handsets with the iPhone 5 to sell as part of the firm's "freemium" service.

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Apple rolls out iPhone 5 sleep/wake button replacement program in U.S. and Canada

04/25/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple on Friday launched a replacement program for faulty iPhone 5 sleep/wake buttons after finding a "small percentage" of units manufactured before March 2013 include parts that may stop working.

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Report: iPhone 5s to soon account for 1 in 5 iPhones, 5c growth stagnant

03/07/2014, 08:03 pm

According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apple's iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about 6 percent.

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First look: Designed by m's aluminum 'AL13 v2' iPhone bumper touts zero signal loss

03/05/2014, 08:03 am

Kickstarter graduate Designed by m on Wednesday debuted a revamped version of its AL13 iPhone 5 and 5s bumper, which is being touted as the first aluminum enclosure design to exhibit zero cell signal loss.

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Incipio unveils NFC-based Cashwrap mobile wallet case for Apple's iPhone

01/24/2014, 01:01 pm

Accessory maker Incipio on Friday officially launched the Cashwrap, an NFC-enabled case that adds support for the ISIS mobile payment standard to the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.

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Study: iPhone, iPad users most voracious data consumers in developed and developing markets

01/22/2014, 08:01 pm

For the fourth year in a row, network technology firm JDSU found owners of Apple's iDevices to be among the most "data hungry" of portable device users, with the latest figures showing iPhone 5s consumption up by 20 percent compared to the iPhone 5.

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Hands-on: Mophie's Space Pack brings extra power, storage to iPhone 5/5s

01/10/2014, 12:01 am

Mophie, best known for its battery-packing iPhone cases, outed an entirely new class of product at CES that not only charges phones on-the-go, but adds up to 32GB of extra data storage accessible by iPhone or computer.

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