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Topic: iPhone 5

Briefly: Apple rolls out four new iPhone 5 ads

09/21/2012, 10:09 pm

Apple on Friday posted four new ad spots for its iPhone 5, three touting the handset's features and one focusing on the gratis set of EarPods included with every purchase.


Apple's iPhone 5 is "fastest smartphone in the land"

09/21/2012, 07:09 pm

After performing a series of web and raw computing benchmarks, Apple's iPhone 5 was declared the world's fastest smartphone.


Some users find scuffs, nicks on newly-purchased iPhone 5s [u]

09/21/2012, 05:09 pm

An increasing number of iPhone 5 owners are reporting scuffs and other signs of damage to their newly-purchased smartphones right out of the box, with some miffed customers taking to the web in what is being dubbed "scuffgate."


Verizon iPhone 5 reportedly ships unlocked for GSM networks

09/21/2012, 04:09 pm

Hours after the iPhone 5 hit store shelves across the U.S. on Friday, it has reportedly been discovered that the CDMA Verizon version of the device can be used on AT&T and T-Mobile's networks with a simple GSM micro SIM card modification.


iPhone 5 thefts plague stores in London, Japan, Tennessee

09/21/2012, 03:09 pm

In addition to paying customers anxious to get their hands on Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 5 launch has also attracted thieves who have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of inventory around the world.


Reminder: iPhone 5 buyers have 30 days to purchase AppleCare+ at an Apple retail store

09/21/2012, 02:09 pm

As a reminder to customers, those who buy Apple's new iPhone 5 have a 30-day window in which they can add AppleCare+ coverage by visiting an Apple Store.


Authentication chips discovered in teardown of Apple's new Lightning connector

09/21/2012, 01:09 pm

A user has torn apart Apple's new Lightning bolt cable and shared details on the iPhone 5 connector with AppleInsider, including a warning as to why customers should not buy third-party Lightning connectors for the time being.


First look: iPhone 5 unboxing and comparison pictures

09/21/2012, 12:09 pm

With the iPhone 5 unleashed on Friday, AppleInsider offers a closer look at both the black and white models now available.


NYPD registering devices at Apple stores on iPhone 5 launch day

09/21/2012, 12:09 pm

The New York Police Department is on-hand at Apple's retail locations in the Big Apple on Friday to help customers register their electronics in order to potentially recover them in the event of a theft.


iPhone 5 lines 83% longer than 4S, 8 million sales expected this weekend

09/21/2012, 10:09 am

A survey of lines at Apple stores in New York, Boston and Minneapolis found that crowds for the iPhone 5 are 83 percent larger than they were for the iPhone 4S, which has led one analyst to predict sales of 8 million iPhones this launch weekend.


Blockbuster iPhone 5 launch expected to push Apple stock to $850

09/21/2012, 08:09 am

Excitement over the launch of the iPhone 5 and a "large, captive audience for upgrades" have prompted one analyst to increase his price target for Apple stock to $850.


Video, pictures from iPhone 5 launch at Apple's Fifth Ave store

09/21/2012, 08:09 am

A throng of people gathered outside Apple's iconic glass cube storefront on Fifth Avenue on Friday for the launch of the iPhone 5 in New York City.


'Hundreds' line up as Australia kicks off worldwide iPhone 5 sales

09/20/2012, 09:09 pm

The world's first iPhone 5 was sold just hours ago as the Sydney Apple Store kicked off worldwide sales on Friday, Australian local time.


iFixit's begins iPhone 5 teardown begins within an hour of availability [u]

09/20/2012, 07:09 pm

As Apple Stores open their door around the world to lines of customers waiting to get their hands on a new iPhone 5, repair site iFixit has started its traditional teardown of the device.


Apple requiring iPhone 5-compatible screenshots for app updates

09/20/2012, 06:09 pm

With the iPhone 5 launching in nine countries on Friday, Apple has sent a note to developers, requiring the app makers supply screenshots compatible with the new smartphone's taller 4-inch display when submitting software updates.


Embark, Garmin add public transit support for Apple's iOS 6 Maps

09/20/2012, 02:09 pm

Garmin and Embark announced on Thursday that they have updated their iPhone navigation software to add public transportation features to the new Maps in iOS 6.


Samsung plans to add Apple's iPhone 5 to US patent infringement suit

09/20/2012, 08:09 am

Samsung has indicated they are likely to add Apple's new iPhone 5 to the list of devices involved in a patent infringement suit between the two companies.


AT&T launches 4G LTE in 10 new markets ahead of iPhone 5 launch

09/20/2012, 07:09 am

AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in 10 new major cities across the U.S. in anticipation of Friday's launch of the iPhone 5, which is Apple's first 4G LTE capable smartphone.


Samsung's latest TV ad targets iPhone 5, Apple line waiters

09/19/2012, 02:09 pm

Samsung has again taken aim at Apple fanatics with its latest advertisement, lampooning both those who wait in line at Apple stores as well as the soon-to-be-released iPhone 5.


Apple pays an estimated $207 to build 16GB iPhone 5, report says

09/19/2012, 02:09 am

Results from a virtual teardown from IHS iSuppli were made public on Wednesday, revealing that Apple pays an estimated $207 to build the base model 16GB iPhone 5, a cost slightly higher than last year's iPhone 4S.