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Topic: iPhone 5

Apple blacking out vacation days during second week of October

09/24/2011, 12:09 pm

Apple is quietly denying requests for employee vacations during the second week of October, hinting that the company currently anticipates an influx of customers to its stores around that time related to availability of its new iOS 5 and fifth-generation iPhone products.

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Rumor: Wintek touch panel defect may affect iPhone 5 shipments

09/23/2011, 02:09 am

Defects discovered in Wintek-produced touch panels bound for Apple's next-generation iPhone could adversely affect initial shipments of the device, according to an unverified report.

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More next-gen iPhone parts surface as '4S' case packaging appears

09/22/2011, 02:09 pm

Whether it's an "iPhone 4S" or an "iPhone 5," new components show an updated iPhone with a design similar to the current-generation model, while the packaging for a third-party case refers to a "4S" model.

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KDDI to break up Softbank iPhone exclusivity in Japan in 2012

09/22/2011, 01:09 am

Japanese carrier KDDI will break up rival Softbank's exclusive hold on Apple's iPhone in the country early next year, when it will reportedly begin selling the iPhone 5.

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Wedge analyst says Apple will release single iPhone 5 this year

09/21/2011, 03:09 pm

In a note to clients, Wedge Partners analyst Brian Blair states that Apple will only release an updated iPhone 5 model and new 3G-enable iPod touch, and will not produce a significantly new iPhone 5 alongside an iPhone 4S model, as many are anticipating.

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Apple board member Al Gore mentions 'new iPhones' coming in October

09/21/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple board member and former U.S. vice president Al Gore has gained attention and stirred up speculation for mentioning Apple will release new "iPhones" -- plural -- next month.

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China to hit 125M 3G subscribers as buzz builds over Apple's iPhone 5

09/21/2011, 09:09 am

The number of high-speed 3G data subscribers in China continues to grow at a significant pace month to month, putting the nation on track to have 125 million 3G customers by year's end as anticipation of Apple's next-generation iPhone swells.

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Apple to hold iPhone 5 event Oct. 4 hosted by CEO Tim Cook - report

09/21/2011, 07:09 am

Apple is now expected to hold a media event on Tuesday, Oct. 4 presided over by its new chief executive, Tim Cook, to introduce the company's fifth-generation iPhone.

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T-Mobile exec says iPhone 5 not coming this year report

09/20/2011, 06:09 pm

A T-Mobile exec has reportedly denied claims that the wireless operator will land iPhone 5 during the 2011 calendar year, leaving the German carrier as the only major U.S. cell service provider not expected to participate in Apple's launch next month.

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Samsung said to be plotting legal action against Apple's iPhone 5 in Europe

09/20/2011, 04:09 pm

Going beyond its home country of South Korea, Samsung may be be looking to ban the sale of Apple's still-unannounced iPhone 5 in Europe as well, according to a new report.

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Apple said to release new iPhone 5 alongside China-focused 'iPhone 4-plus'

09/19/2011, 09:09 am

J.P. Morgan revealed on Monday that its proprietary research suggests Apple will release two new iPhone models this fall: a newly redesigned "iPhone 5," along with an upgraded "iPhone 4-plus" that would target midrange smartphone buyers, particularly in emerging markets like China.

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Plethora of purported Apple 'iPhone 4S' parts surface

09/19/2011, 08:09 am

As uncertainty remains as to whether Apple will launch an "iPhone 4S," an "iPhone 5" -- or both -- in the coming weeks, new parts claimed to be for an upgraded iPhone 4 model have appeared.

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Samsung planning legal offensive against Apple's unreleased iPhone 5

09/19/2011, 02:09 am

Samsung has already planned out an aggressive legal strategy to block sales of Apple's unannounced iPhone 5 when it arrives in Korea, a new report claims.

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Leaked photo shows white 'iPhone 4s' entry in AT&T inventory system

09/17/2011, 08:09 pm

A leaked photo allegedly from AT&T's internal inventory system shows a new entry for a "iPhone 4s White" as the launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone nears.

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Apple's iPhone 5 expected to 'steamroll' RIM's BlackBerry 7 phones

09/16/2011, 10:09 am

Following a poor earnings report this week, Research in Motion's woes are expected to continue with the impending launch of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone.

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NYT: Apple 'just weeks away' from announcing 'fairly different' iPhone 5

09/15/2011, 08:09 pm

Apple is "just weeks away" from announcing a fifth-generation iPhone that will be fairly different from the iPhone 4, both on the inside and outside, according to a new report.

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Case makers bet on iPhone 5 with 'completely different form factor'

09/15/2011, 02:09 pm

Some third-party accessory makers are banking on a completely redesigned look for Apple's fifth-generation iPhone, though time will tell whether their projections stem from real inside information or are based on bogus rumors.

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Broadcom rumored to place 'rush orders' with TSMC for iPhone 5 parts

09/15/2011, 07:09 am

Apple supplier Broadcom has been pegged as the most likely customer to have given Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. a boost through a recent batch of "rush orders," with some analysts suggesting that the last-minute orders are for the next-generation iPhone.

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China Telecom plotting $235M marketing campaign for Apple's iPhone 5

09/14/2011, 09:09 am

Carrier China Telecom is reportedly gearing up for the launch of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone by planning a rumored 1.5 billion yuan ($235 million) marketing campaign.

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Verizon, AT&T introduce new prepaid plans ahead of iPhone refresh

09/14/2011, 01:09 am

Even as rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing a cheaper, prepaid version of the iPhone, Verizon and AT&T on Tuesday announced new prepaid plans, just weeks ahead of Apple's expected 2011 iPhone introductions.

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