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Topic: iPhone 5

Apple's website reveals iPhone 5 name, plus new iPod touch, nano & iTunes

09/12/2012, 09:09 am

With the name iPhone 5 already hinted at in Apple's invitation to its media event, search results on the company's website now appear to confirm the name of its next-generation iPhone. Also confirmed by the website are the inclusion of LTE 4G support, as well as the debuts of a new iPod touch, iPod nano, and a new version of iTunes.


Last-minute rumor claims Apple will include NFC chip in 'iPhone 5'

09/12/2012, 08:09 am

A prominent developer continues to believe that Apple will include a near-field communications chip in its next iPhone, though it may not be used for mobile payments.


Average price of iOS device cables to rise 84% with new 9-pin design

09/12/2012, 08:09 am

The new 9-pin dock connector expected to debut with Apple's next iPhone will also cary a higher cost that is projected to push its average selling price up 84.3 percent year over year.


New iPod touch said to have built-in GPS & new colors, to act as game controller

09/12/2012, 07:09 am

Apple is reportedly set to unveil a next-generation iPod touch that will be a major change from its predecessor, packing in a dedicated GPS receiver, a high-definition FaceTime camera, and a 4-inch in-cell touchscreen and potentially acting as a game controller with other devices like the Mac or iPad.


Smaller iPhone dock cable shown with mystery engraving

09/11/2012, 03:09 pm

New photos offer yet another look at a purported rear casing for the "iPad mini," as well as a smaller iOS device dock cable, the latter of which has an unidentified engraving.


New iPod touch expected to have 1136x640 display, 32nm A5 chip

09/11/2012, 11:09 am

Apple is reportedly prepared to launch a new iPod touch with a 1,136-by-640-pixel display running an S5L8942X processor that will be less powerful than the S5L8950X CPU in the next iPhone.


Apple's 'iPhone 5' expected to hurt PC makers, existing LTE phones

09/11/2012, 11:09 am

The launch of Apple's new iPhone is predicted to have major implications throughout the personal electronics market, making existing LTE smartphones look bulky and subpar while taking away IT dollars from PC makers like Dell and HP.


Massive sales of next-gen iPhone could boost U.S. GDP

09/10/2012, 11:09 pm

A research note released by J.P. Morgan on Monday estimated that sales of Apple's next-generation iPhone may add between one quarter and one half a percentage point to fourth quarter annualized U.S. gross domestic product growth in 2012.


Sprint to launch 4G LTE in 100 new cities in 'coming months'

09/10/2012, 11:09 am

With only a few days to go before Apple is expected to introduce its next iPhone, Sprint announced plans to launch its 4G LTE network in 100 new cities.


Huge sales but no big surprises expected from Apple's 'iPhone 5'

09/10/2012, 09:09 am

With the anticipated unveiling of the next iPhone this week, Apple is expected to bring about the biggest launch in the history of consumer electronics, though a plethora of leaked parts and information mean there probably won't be any big surprises.


Colorful banners for Sep 12 Phone 5 Apple Event now going up

09/07/2012, 06:09 pm

Apple has begun wrapping the entrance to the Yerba Buena Center with colorful banners in preparation for its iPhone 5 introduction, suggesting that new multicolored iPods will be part of the event.


WSJ: Next-gen iPhone will have 'around the world' LTE functionality

09/07/2012, 06:09 pm

A Wall Street Journal report on Friday claims Apple's upcoming iPhone will boast global 4G LTE support, a function that will no doubt make the next-generation handset more desirable for international jet setters who crave fast data speeds.


FedEx preparing for 'surge' on anticipated Sept. 21 'iPhone 5' launch date

09/07/2012, 01:09 pm

More evidence of a Sept. 21 launch for Apple's next iPhone has come from mail carrier FedEx, which has begun alerting employees about a "surge volume" event beginning that Friday.


'iPhone 5' launch will mark end of Apple's iPhone 3GS - rumor

09/06/2012, 01:09 pm

The arrival of a new iPhone model will push existing models down to lower price points, while the iPhone 3GS will no longer be offered by Apple, according to a new report.


Report claims Chinese students 'forced' to intern at 'iPhone 5' factory

09/06/2012, 11:09 am

A new report out of the Far East alleges that "thousands of students" are being "forced" to build Apple's next iPhone ahead of the product's launch as part of an internship at Foxconn.


New pics of Apple's 'iPhone 5' mystery part reaffirm no NFC chip

09/06/2012, 09:09 am

The latest leak claiming to show parts from Apple's next iPhone offers a closer look at a mysterious internal component located next to the earpiece, revealing it does not house a near-field communications chip.


AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage to 9 new markets, 44 more coming in 2012

09/06/2012, 08:09 am

AT&T on Thursday announced it has expanded its high-speed 4G long-term evolution coverage into 9 new areas of the U.S., with 44 more markets coming before the end of 2012.


New photos of alleged next-gen iPhone show off 'uni-body' design's thinness

09/05/2012, 05:09 pm

With the next-generation iPhone rumor mill in full swing following Apple's Tuesday special event invitation send-out, new photos have surfaced comparing the thickness of the purported handset with the current generation iPhone 4S.


Apple adapters for new 9-pin dock to cost $10, cables will be $19 - report

09/05/2012, 12:09 pm

Apple will be the only initial vendor to offer adapters and cables for its new 9-pin iPhone dock connector, with the new adapter costing around $10 and USB cables for $19, according to a new report.


Potential 'iPhone 5' supply constraints seen as positive for Apple stock

09/05/2012, 10:09 am

Rumored supply issues may limit availability of the new iPhone at launch, but a new analysis has found that severe constraints have actually been a boon to Apple's stock price.