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Topic: iPhone 5

AT&T to offer iPhone 5-compatible HD Voice later this year

04/01/2013, 08:04 pm

At the VentureBeat Mobile Summit in Sausalito, Calif., on Monday, AT&T Senior Vice President Kris Rinne announced that the second-largest U.S. carrier will roll out support for HD Voice over its 4G LTE network sometime this year.

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iPhone on T-Mobile US seen as a 'big deal' that will help Apple's June quarter

03/27/2013, 08:03 am

Though T-Mobile is the fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., Apple's new iPhone agreement with the wireless provider has been viewed as a "big deal" that will serve as an additional sales catalyst.

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T-Mobile's iPhone 5 to support AWS, will ship unlocked in April

03/26/2013, 04:03 pm

For its debut on T-Mobile, the iPhone 5 is being reworked straight from the factory to take advantage of the carrier's Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) bandwidths, a modification that reportedly cannot be done with a simple software update.

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T-Mobile will be only US carrier to offer 'HD Voice' on Apple's iPhone 5

03/26/2013, 12:03 pm

At a media event announcing its new payment plans and 4G network on Tuesday, T-Mobile was certain to point out that it will be the only U.S. carrier offering high-fidelity voice transmissions with the iPhone 5.

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Apple's iPhone 5 debuts on T-Mobile April 12 with $99 upfront payment plan

03/26/2013, 11:03 am

Customers of T-Mobile, the fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., will get long awaited access to Apple's iPhone when the iPhone 5 launches on the carrier's network April 12.

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New 'Why iPhone' section of Apple's web site touts smartphone superiority

03/16/2013, 05:03 pm

After years of all but avoiding any mention of its mobile competitors, Apple has launched a new site that highlights iPhone's advantages as a smartphone, similar to its "Get a Mac" campaign that took on Windows PCs.

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Apple's 3.5% smartphone share gain was Android's loss in Q4

03/06/2013, 02:03 pm

The launch of the iPhone 5, combined with the continuing popularity of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, allowed Apple's iOS to grow by 3.5 percentage points in the U.S. market, taking share away from Google's Android OS.

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Leap Wireless says iPhone sales falling short, could meet only 50% of first-year commitment

02/27/2013, 07:02 pm

It was revealed in a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Cricket, the prepaid cellular carrier owned by Leap Wireless, expects to sell about half the number of iPhones it committed to move over the first year of its agreement with Apple.

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Mophie's juice pack air lets users squeeze eight more hours out of an iPhone 5

02/25/2013, 10:02 am

iDevice accessory maker mophie's new juice pack air battery case for the iPhone 5 is now available for order, allowing iPhone 5 users to pump extra life into their devices' batteries.

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Samsung to launch flagship Galaxy S4 at March 14 event

02/25/2013, 08:02 am

Invitations were sent out on Monday to a Samsung media event scheduled for March 14 in New York, where the company is expected to unveil its response to the iPhone 5: the flagship Galaxy S4.

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Locked sales of Apple's iPhone challenged in Hong Kong

02/22/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple's policy of limiting operation of the iPhone 5 with certain Hong Kong carriers is under fire, as one carrier has filed court documents contesting the practice, claiming that consumers may be surprised to find that "their choice of mobile service provider [is] dictated by Apple."

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Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5

02/20/2013, 09:02 am

Apple manufacturing Partner Foxconn has halted recruitment of new hires until the end of March, but the decision was not made related to production of the iPhone 5.

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Apple's iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are world's two most popular smartphone models

02/20/2013, 08:02 am

Apple's iPhone 5 was the best selling smartphone in the world in the fourth quarter of 2012, while the second most popular handset was the iPhone 4S, making it more popular than Samsung's newer Galaxy S3.

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HTC One features 4.7" 1080p display, quad-core CPU, Android 4.1.2 with Sense 5 UI

02/19/2013, 10:02 am

HTC on Tuesday took the wraps off its latest "One" smartphone, sporting a 4.7-inch high-definition display with 468 pixels per inch, powered by a 1.7-gigahertz quad-core Snapdragon processor, all encased in an iPhone-like aluminum shell.

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Rumored HTC handset looks even more like an iPhone 5 in leaked photo

02/15/2013, 04:02 pm

A photo of what is thought to be the next-generation HTC One handset was purportedly leaked to the Web on Friday, showing the smartphone clad in a "slate and black" colorway similar to Apple's iPhone 5.

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New security hole in Apple's iOS 6.1 lets anyone bypass an iPhone's lockscreen

02/14/2013, 07:02 am

A new security flaw discovered in Apple's mobile operating system lets anyone bypass the passcode lock on iPhones running iOS 6.1 in a matter of seconds, revealing access to the phone's contacts, voicemails, and photos.

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Apple snags top spot in Japan's mobile phone market for first time in 2012

02/12/2013, 11:02 pm

According to new findings published on Tuesday, Apple rode strong demand of its new iPhone 5 to sell more handsets in Japan than any other manufacturer during the full 2012 calendar year, a first for the Cupertino, Calif., company.

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Apple's iOS 6.1 reportedly causing 3G and battery issues for some iPhone users

02/08/2013, 05:02 pm

A little over two weeks after Apple released iOS 6.1, a number of iPhone users are reporting battery drain and overheating issues possibly related to the newest update, while Vodafone UK sent out a warning telling iPhone 4S owners not to upgrade to the latest OS version as it has been found to cause 3G performance.

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Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers

01/23/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple will more than double the number of carriers that support fast 4G LTE data service for its flagship iPhone 5 next week, with 36 new LTE carriers joining its existing pool of 24.

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Attempting to decipher supply chain data is a fool's errand, Tim Cook says

01/23/2013, 05:01 pm

Responding to rumors out of Apple's supply chain that iPhone production has been cut, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that it's inadvisable for market watchers to place much faith in such reports.

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