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Topic: iPhone 5S

Apple iPhone dominates Flickr's year in review as top brand, largest camera supplier

12/07/2017, 11:12 am

The iPhone dominates all other manufacturers and devices on Flickr's annual year in review roundup, with all of the service's top 10 devices in use occupied by various iPhone models.

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Users continue to experience sluggishness, battery life problems in iOS 11 after multiple updates

10/25/2017, 11:10 am

Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums after the launch of iOS 11, but have persisted through three sub-point updates, don't seem to have a common cause, or are easily rectifiable.

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Apple's iPhone 5s takes comparatively mild speed hit from iOS 11 upgrade

09/19/2017, 12:09 pm

While 2013's iPhone 5s is the oldest device to support iOS 11, the device takes a smaller performance hit with the new software than the iPhone 5 does running iOS 10, or the iPhone 4S running iOS 9, according to benchmarks shared on Tuesday.

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LTE Apple Watch Series 3 boosts minimum required device to iPhone 6 for initial setup [u]

09/13/2017, 11:09 am

The Apple Watch Series 3 adds LTE but at a cost to older iPhone owners -- the iPhone 5s won't be able to set up or communicate with the device at all.

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Encryption key for iPhone 5s Touch ID exposed, opens door to further research

08/17/2017, 02:08 pm

Just prior to a hacker's conference, a participant has revealed that the iPhone 5s Secure Enclave has been hacked, and the decryption key for it has been revealed. However, at present, there is nothing for iPhone users to immediately worry about.

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Apple Deals: 13" MacBook Air for $799 ($200 off); 2017 9.7" iPad in stock for $324 ($5 off); unlocked iPhone 5s for $99

04/10/2017, 11:04 am

Shoppers looking for the lowest prices on 13" MacBook Airs can save $200 this week with special financing offers. MacMall is also knocking $5 off Apple's new 2017 32GB iPad (Wi-Fi) in Silver with units in stock. Refurbished iPhone 5s devices (GSM unlocked) are discounted to $99.99 as well.

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Taiwan indicts Foxconn manager on stealing & selling 5,700 iPhones

12/02/2016, 10:12 am

An ex-senior manager with Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, was reportedly indicted in Taiwan on Friday for stealing and selling some 5,700 iPhones in China.

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Apple loses ground in Indian smartphone market, iPhone 5s still favored over SE - research

08/22/2016, 11:08 am

Despite Apple attempts to push deeper into the Indian smartphone market, the iPhone is still largely failing to gain traction, according to a recent research study.

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Android remains king of crashes, once again seeing more device failures than Apple's iPhone

05/11/2016, 10:05 am

Android phones continued to see the most devices failures in the first quarter of 2016, although the gap with iPhones shrunk hugely quarter-to-quarter, according to a research study published on Wednesday.

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LAPD cracks iPhone 5S in murder case, but it probably wasn't encrypted

05/05/2016, 09:05 am

An iPhone 5S being held as evidence in the investigation of a 2014 murder has reportedly been unlocked by the Los Angeles Police Department, though the timing of the crime suggests that the phone in question may not have been protected by encryption.

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DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case

04/08/2016, 11:04 am

The U.S. Justice Department plans to continue seeking legal action against Apple, in an effort to force the company to create a way to unlock an iPhone that is said to be a crucial part of a drug investigation.

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New teardown reveals iPhone SE contains display identical to iPhone 5s, larger battery

03/31/2016, 10:03 pm

Following Chipworks' teardown of Apple's new iPhone SE, iFixit on Thursday posted a comprehensive dismantling that shows the next-gen 4-inch iPhone's display is identical to its iPhone 5s predecessor, among other interesting finds.

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Apple axes iPhone 4s and 5c from India lineup in search of higher ASP

02/17/2016, 12:02 am

After slashing the price of iPhone 5s in India last year, Apple has reportedly stopped selling entry-level iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c models in favor of a smartphone lineup more closely aligned with mature markets.

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iOS 9.2.1 makes speed boosts for users with Apple's older iPhone 4s and 5

01/20/2016, 12:01 pm

The iOS 9.2.1 update can potentially make iOS 9 a smoother experience for people with older iPhones, according to a new series of YouTube videos featuring side-by-side comparisons with devices running iOS 8.4.1.

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Apple slashes iPhone 5s price in India by almost half

12/14/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple on Monday cut the price of the iPhone 5s in India down to 24,999 rupees ($372), a sharp reduction from the 44,500 rupees ($663) the device was selling for in September.

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iPhone 6, iPhone 5s top most popular cameras used on Flickr in 2015

12/03/2015, 03:12 pm

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 5s were by far the most popular cameras on Flickr during 2015, the photo-sharing service announced during its regular Year in Review feature.

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Rumor: Apple's upgraded 4-inch iPhone will be powered by A8 CPU, not A9

11/17/2015, 08:11 am

Apple has an improved 4-inch iPhone 5s model ready to go at any time, a new rumor claims, featuring many of the same components found in the 2015 iPod touch upgrade, including the A8 processor that powers the iPhone 6 series, rather than the latest A9 CPU.

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As iPhone trade-in payouts begin their decline, Gazelle offers 10% cash bonus on all models

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

For the next 72 hours, electronics buyback service Gazelle is offering to prop up falling iPhone trade-in payouts by offering an automatic 10% cash bonus on top of its existing cash offers for all models.

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Apple unveils annual iPhone Upgrade Program, updates standard iPhone price structures

09/09/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a revised pricing structure for iPhones, including the all-new iPhone Upgrade Program, a first-party retail plan that will let shoppers get a new iPhone every year.

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Gazelle sees iPhone trade-in offers double into iPhone 6s event, raises cash payouts for Verizon models

09/08/2015, 06:09 pm

The nation's leading electronics buyback service said Tuesday that customers are requesting cash payout offers for their old iPhones at nearly twice the volume as last year. It also raised payouts for recent Verizon iPhones to as much as $481 for an iPhone 6+, $426 for an iPhone 6, and $206 for an iPhone 5s.

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