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Topic: iPhone 5

Mophie's juice pack air lets users squeeze eight more hours out of an iPhone 5

02/25/2013, 10:02 am

iDevice accessory maker mophie's new juice pack air battery case for the iPhone 5 is now available for order, allowing iPhone 5 users to pump extra life into their devices' batteries.

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Samsung to launch flagship Galaxy S4 at March 14 event

02/25/2013, 08:02 am

Invitations were sent out on Monday to a Samsung media event scheduled for March 14 in New York, where the company is expected to unveil its response to the iPhone 5: the flagship Galaxy S4.

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Locked sales of Apple's iPhone challenged in Hong Kong

02/22/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple's policy of limiting operation of the iPhone 5 with certain Hong Kong carriers is under fire, as one carrier has filed court documents contesting the practice, claiming that consumers may be surprised to find that "their choice of mobile service provider [is] dictated by Apple."

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Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5

02/20/2013, 09:02 am

Apple manufacturing Partner Foxconn has halted recruitment of new hires until the end of March, but the decision was not made related to production of the iPhone 5.

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Apple's iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are world's two most popular smartphone models

02/20/2013, 08:02 am

Apple's iPhone 5 was the best selling smartphone in the world in the fourth quarter of 2012, while the second most popular handset was the iPhone 4S, making it more popular than Samsung's newer Galaxy S3.

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HTC One features 4.7" 1080p display, quad-core CPU, Android 4.1.2 with Sense 5 UI

02/19/2013, 10:02 am

HTC on Tuesday took the wraps off its latest "One" smartphone, sporting a 4.7-inch high-definition display with 468 pixels per inch, powered by a 1.7-gigahertz quad-core Snapdragon processor, all encased in an iPhone-like aluminum shell.

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Rumored HTC handset looks even more like an iPhone 5 in leaked photo

02/15/2013, 04:02 pm

A photo of what is thought to be the next-generation HTC One handset was purportedly leaked to the Web on Friday, showing the smartphone clad in a "slate and black" colorway similar to Apple's iPhone 5.

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New security hole in Apple's iOS 6.1 lets anyone bypass an iPhone's lockscreen

02/14/2013, 07:02 am

A new security flaw discovered in Apple's mobile operating system lets anyone bypass the passcode lock on iPhones running iOS 6.1 in a matter of seconds, revealing access to the phone's contacts, voicemails, and photos.

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Apple snags top spot in Japan's mobile phone market for first time in 2012

02/12/2013, 11:02 pm

According to new findings published on Tuesday, Apple rode strong demand of its new iPhone 5 to sell more handsets in Japan than any other manufacturer during the full 2012 calendar year, a first for the Cupertino, Calif., company.

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Apple's iOS 6.1 reportedly causing 3G and battery issues for some iPhone users

02/08/2013, 05:02 pm

A little over two weeks after Apple released iOS 6.1, a number of iPhone users are reporting battery drain and overheating issues possibly related to the newest update, while Vodafone UK sent out a warning telling iPhone 4S owners not to upgrade to the latest OS version as it has been found to cause 3G performance.

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Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers

01/23/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple will more than double the number of carriers that support fast 4G LTE data service for its flagship iPhone 5 next week, with 36 new LTE carriers joining its existing pool of 24.

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Attempting to decipher supply chain data is a fool's errand, Tim Cook says

01/23/2013, 05:01 pm

Responding to rumors out of Apple's supply chain that iPhone production has been cut, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that it's inadvisable for market watchers to place much faith in such reports.

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Apple's iPhone grabs almost two-thirds of Verizon's 9.8M smartphone sales in Q4

01/22/2013, 09:01 am

Apple's iPhone accounted for 6.2 million of the 9.8 million smartphones Verizon sold in the last quarter, powering record smartphone adoption numbers at the nation's largest carrier even as Verizon posted a big loss for the quarter.

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Sprint's 4G LTE network expanding to 28 more cities in coming months

01/17/2013, 02:01 pm

U.S. carrier Sprint announced Thursday that its 4G LTE network, which offers faster connections to the iPhone 5 and Apple's latest iPads, will expand to 28 new cities in the coming months.

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AT&T to enable FaceTime over cellular for all tiered data customers

01/16/2013, 02:01 pm

AT&T announced on Wednesday it will enable FaceTime over cellular at no extra cost to any customers with a tiered data plan and compatible iOS device.

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iPhone 5 demand 'robust,' order cuts likely stem from improved yields & supplier shifts

01/15/2013, 08:01 am

While recent reports about iPhone 5 component orders being reduced have caused "great confusion," the reality is consumer demand for the iPhone 5 has not waned.

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iPhone 5 order cuts dismissed as 'not news,' simply 'noise'

01/14/2013, 02:01 pm

Wall Street analysts are dismissing recent concerns over iPhone build plans, with one market watcher saying the order cuts could instead be a sign that Apple seeing improved component yields and product margins.

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Rumors of reduced iPhone 5 orders briefly send Apple shares below $500

01/14/2013, 08:01 am

Shares of Apple stock dipped below $500 in early trading Monday morning, as investors reacted to new reports claiming the company had made significant cuts to iPhone 5 orders.

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WSJ: Apple cuts iPhone 5 component orders in half due to weak demand

01/14/2013, 12:01 am

Apple reportedly sent word to suppliers in December that it would be reducing parts orders for the recently released iPhone 5 on "weaker-than-expected" demand, with some orders being cut in half from original expectations.

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Verizon's 'higher mix' of holiday iPhone activations likely topped 5.3M

01/09/2013, 10:01 am

Verizon announced on Wednesday that it activated 9.8 million smartphones in the 2012 holiday season, with a "higher mix of Apple smartphones," suggesting the carrier accounted for more than 5.3 million iPhone sales in the quarter.

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