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Topic: iPhone 5

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 to fix screen, camera flash and Exchange issues

11/01/2012, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 6.0.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a minor update that addresses a number of small bugs, including a screen glitch that would appear with the onscreen keyboard and an issue that would cause the camera flash to not go off.

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Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China

10/31/2012, 11:10 am

In response to criticism in China that Siri could find local prostitution services, Apple has removed escort services from search results in the region.

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Functional Chinese knock-off of Apple's Lightning cable disassembled

10/31/2012, 08:10 am

One of the first unauthorized Lightning connector cables from China has been tested and torn apart for a closer look at the cheaply made — but still functional — counterfeit accessory.

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Apple posts official iPhone 5 launch day video to website

10/30/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple quietly added a compilation video of iPhone 5 launch day events from across the globe to its dedicated iPhone webpage last week, with the short two-minute long film chronicling the handset's nine-country debut.

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iPhone 5 gets Chinese regulatory approval ahead of launch

10/30/2012, 06:10 pm

A Chinese regulatory agency on Tuesday revealed that two models of Apple's iPhone 5 have been granted approval to operate on the country's networks, suggesting that the popular smartphone will soon launch in the world's largest wireless market.

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Apple forecast to sell 102M iPads, 194M iPhones in 2013

10/29/2012, 02:10 pm

With 100 million iPads sold in its first two and a half years, Apple is predicted to sell another 100 million in just one 12-month span thanks in part to the addition of the iPad mini.

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Google announces Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet, Android 4.2

10/29/2012, 12:10 pm

Google on Monday introduced a new Nexus 4 smartphone to take on Apple's iPhone 5, a 10-inch iPad competitor named the Nexus 10, and launched a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet with cellular data connectivity.

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Concern over Apple's 'cyclical' margins called 'overblown'

10/29/2012, 09:10 am

While some investors are concerned about Apple's reduced margins in the face of multiple new product launches, one analyst has noted that Apple's margins previously took a hit following the iPhone 4 launch, and subsequently rebounded to new heights.

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Apple's iPhone 5 to launch in India, Greece, Mexico, more on Nov. 2

10/26/2012, 03:10 pm

Apple's quick global rollout of the iPhone 5 is set to continue in a week, when it will debut in India, Greece, Mexico and a number of other countries.

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Sprint again activates 1.5 million iPhones in third quarter

10/25/2012, 08:10 am

Sprint announced on Thursday that it activated 1.5 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, the same number it has maintained for three straight quarters.

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Apple's iPhone accounts for 77% of AT&T's 6.1M smartphone activations

10/24/2012, 08:10 am

AT&T announced on Wednesday that it activated 4.7 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, once again giving Apple the lion's share of smartphone activations on the carrier.

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Apple reportedly testing iOS 6.0.1 with keyboard, camera flash, Wi-Fi fixes

10/22/2012, 10:10 am

Apple is said to have provided its U.S. carrier partners with a pre-release build of iOS 6.0.1, an update for its mobile operating system that will reportedly address a graphical glitch with the virtual keyboard, as well as issues that would cause the camera's flash to not go off when expected.

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Apple expected to partially absorb higher quality control costs for iPhone 5

10/22/2012, 09:10 am

Difficulties in manufacturing the iPhone 5 are expected to affect Apple's gross margins for the near term, as the company is predicted to absorb some of the quality control costs associated with producing its latest handset.

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Informal test finds Sprint's iPhone 5 to have best call quality

10/19/2012, 07:10 pm

A subjective call quality test performed on Friday found that between the top three carriers in the U.S., the Sprint version of Apple's iPhone 5 beat out identical versions of the device from Verizon and AT&T.

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Users experiencing graphical glitch with iPhone 5 virtual keyboard

10/18/2012, 12:10 pm

Users have noticed a glitch specific to Apple's iPhone 5 in which a portion of the display flickers when the touchscreen keyboard is invoked.

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Verizon iPhone activations suggest better-than-expected Sept. quarter for Apple

10/18/2012, 10:10 am

Activation figures from Verizon show that sales of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 were relatively strong prior to the launch of the iPhone 5, suggesting Apple's September quarter could be stronger than expected.

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Verizon sold 3.1M iPhones in Q3 2012, 650K were Apple's iPhone 5

10/18/2012, 09:10 am

Verizon announced its quarterly earnings on Thursday, revealing that the nation's largest carrier sold a total of 3.1 million iPhones in the three-month span, with 650,000 of those being the new iPhone 5.

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Some iPhone 5 users report incorrect automatic date and time settings

10/17/2012, 10:10 pm

A number of iPhone 5 owners, especially those on U.S. network Verizon, are complaining of an issue where the incorrect day and time is displayed, sometimes jumping weeks ahead or behind the actual date.

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Foxconn says iPhone 5 is 'the most difficult device' it's ever assembled

10/17/2012, 08:10 am

An official with Foxconn has explained that Apple's new iPhone 5 is the most difficult device the company has ever had to assemble, leading to constraints in production.

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iOS 6 Maps, Lightning connector have no effect on iPhone 5 demand, survey finds

10/12/2012, 08:10 am

Negative headlines haven't suppressed consumer interest in the iPhone 5, which is seeing "unprecedented" demand, according to the latest survey from ChangeWave Research.

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