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Topic: iPhone 5

Rumor: NFC chip spotted in photos of purported next-gen iPhone front assembly

08/27/2012, 05:08 am

New images thought to be of the front assembly for Apple's next-generation iPhone show a component never seen before in the company's handsets, prompting some to speculate the mystery part is a near field communication device.


Reported AT&T vacation blackout points to Sept. 21 next-gen iPhone launch

08/26/2012, 10:08 pm

Coming on the heels of an identical report from Verizon, AT&T is said to be have blacked out vacation dates starting Sept. 21, hinting that Apple's anticipated next-generation iPhone will be hitting shelves that same day.


Rumor: Production hiccups may limit launch supply of Apple's new iPhone

08/23/2012, 11:08 am

A new report out of the Far East claims that shipments of Apple's next-generation iPhone are likely to be less than 15 million in the third quarter of 2012 due to some alleged complications in producing the device.


Image of purported next-gen iPhone USB cable shows smaller dock connector

08/22/2012, 02:08 pm

A new image has appeared online claiming to show a USB charge and sync cable for Apple's next iPhone, complete with a smaller dock connector that matches up with previous leaked components.


AT&T defends plan to block 3G FaceTime for non-Mobile Share customers

08/22/2012, 09:08 am

AT&T on Wednesday published a public letter defending its decision to block FaceTime calls over 3G for customers who have not switched to its new shared data plans, arguing that its policy is in compliance with the FCC's net neutrality rules, because AT&T does not offer its own competing preloaded video chat application.


47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

08/22/2012, 07:08 am

Though Apple's next iPhone is widely expected to have high-speed 4G long-term evolution connectivity, a new survey has found that nearly half of American consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE.


Verizon blocks employee vacations ahead of expected Sept. 21 iPhone launch

08/21/2012, 03:08 pm

Employees of U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless have reportedly had vacation days blacked out for late September, again hinting that Apple plans to launch its next-generation iPhone on Sept. 21.


Parts believed to be from Apple's next-gen iPhone fit together 'perfectly'

08/20/2012, 04:08 pm

A collection of parts said to be from pre-release builds of Apple's next iPhone have been put together by an online repair firm, which found that they fit "perfectly."


Apple's 'iPhone 5 Tsunami' predicted to sell 250M units over life cycle

08/20/2012, 09:08 am

The next iPhone is expected by one analyst to be one of the most promising device upgrade cycles in Apple's history, driving more than $50 in earnings and as many as 250 million units over its life cycle.


Apple's talks with Korean carriers further suggest next iPhone will support LTE networks

08/15/2012, 09:08 am

Support for the speedier Long Term Evolution (LTE) -- or 4G -- networks by Apple's next iPhone has been more of an expectancy than a certainty, though the latest report on the matter drops more clues that the technology is finally ripe for Apple's picking.


Next-gen iPhone orders to start Sept. 12 ahead of Sept. 21 U.S. launch, report says

08/13/2012, 04:08 pm

According to fresh inside information released on Monday, Apple will start taking pre-orders for its sixth-generation iPhone on Sept. 12 following a special event announcing the device, with U.S. shipments to commence on Sept. 21.


Rumored iPhone 5 "asymmetric screw" was phony, attempt to dupe media

08/13/2012, 03:08 pm

Reports that Apple would be moving to a new "asymmetric screw" design to make it virtually impossible for users to take apart iPhone 5 were based on a fake rumor designed to dupe reporters, the source has admitted.


AT&T gearing up to begin selling Apple's new iPhone in late September

08/13/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple, which is expected to formally introduce its latest iPhone to the world on September 12th, could begin shipping the device to customers and selling the handset in retail stores just a week or two later, according to a new report.


Apple's new mini Dock Connector to feature 9-pin, orientation independent design - sources

08/13/2012, 09:08 am

A mini Dock Connector expected to make its debut on Apple's new iPhone next month sports 9 official points of contact and takes design cues from the company's patented and 'idiot proof' MagSafe adapters, AppleInsider has learned.


Alleged next-gen iPhone logic board revealed in new photos

08/12/2012, 11:08 pm

New photos claiming to show the logic board of Apple's next generation iPhone hit the web on Sunday and, if legitimate, are some of the first images of functional circuitry for the much-rumored handset.


Designer profiles unibody iPhone 5 case design, antenna changes

08/10/2012, 04:08 pm

Industrial designer Don Lehman has posed a detailed analysis of shell components thought to be the final design or a late prototype of the coming iPhone 5, particularly examining changes to the back plate.


First rumored photos of new Dock Connector plug for iPhone 5 show 8 pins [u]

08/10/2012, 02:08 pm

New photos claiming to capture Apple's revised Dock Connector (expected to be used on the upcoming iPhone 5) show a plug with 8 visible electrical contacts on one side.


New photos of rumored next-gen iPhone display shielding surface online

08/09/2012, 04:08 am

More photos of alleged next-generation iPhone parts hit the web early Thursday, showing sensors, buttons and covers destined for the device as well as what is thought to be a protective metal backing for the unit's expected 4-inch screen.


Apple's new iPhone expected to be 18% thinner than iPhone 4S

08/08/2012, 09:08 am

A significant redesign of Apple's iPhone due this September is not only expected to yield a display with with roughly 30 percent more real estate but an overall design that's nearly one fifth thinner than the current iPhone 4S.


New photos claim to show finalized nano-SIM tray destined for iPhone 5

08/06/2012, 10:08 am

A new series of photos have surface online, claiming to confirmed much rumored plans by Apple to introduce a more compact "nano-SIM" standard alongside this year's iPhone aimed at helping the company designed more compact and streamlined iOS devices going forward.