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Topic: iPhone 5S

Apple increases AppleCare+ for iPhone deductible to $79 from $49

09/10/2013, 03:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday quietly increased the cost of accidental damage coverage for the iPhone, as the company will now charge $79 for up to two incidents through its AppleCare+ protection plan.


Apple to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c cases, Lightning docks at launch

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple is stepping back into the iPhone accessories market with iPhone cases, leather for the iPhone 5s and silicon for the iPhone 5c, and Lightning-ready docks for both devices.


Apple keeps 8GB iPhone 4S around as free-on-contract option

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

In introducing its new iPhones on Tuesday, Apple both adhered to tradition and shook things up, dropping the iPhone 5 but keeping the iPhone 4S alive as the low-end model.


Apple announces 'Touch ID' fingerprint scanner for iPhone 5S

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

As widely rumored prior to its announcement, the iPhone 5s will sport biometric fingerprint security with a new feature Apple is calling "Touch ID," a seamless mode of authentication built directly into the phone's home button.


Apple announces iPhone 5s: Touch ID fingerprint security, 64-bit A7 CPU, new gold option coming Sept. 20

09/10/2013, 01:09 pm

Apple took the wraps off the iPhone 5s on Tuesday, the first smartphone in the world with a 64-bit desktop-class chip, and the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor that allows users to securely unlock the device with just the touch of a finger.


Photo of alleged 'iPhone 5S' user guide reveals 'Touch ID sensor' home button

09/10/2013, 01:09 am

Just hours before Apple is expected to unveil a next-generation iPhone at a special media event in California, an image has surfaced claiming to show an "iPhone 5S" quick start guide that makes refers to the handset's "Home Button/Touch ID sensor" button.


WSJ reaffirms 'iPhone 5S' to boast fingerprint sensor, 'iPhone 5C' left without

09/09/2013, 10:09 pm

Less than one day before Apple is expected to unveil its new iPhone lineup, a report from The Wall Street Journal reiterates rumors that the flagship "iPhone 5S" will carry a biometric fingerprint reader.


Media event livery goes up at Apple's Town Hall ahead of expected iPhone announcement

09/09/2013, 04:09 pm

In preparation of Tuesday's special media event, Apple has dressed up its Town Hall at 4 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, Calif., with banners and regalia identical in design to invitations sent out last week.


European Apple patent hints at NFC-enabled iPhone fingerprint sensor

09/08/2013, 05:09 pm

A recently unveiled European patent filed by Apple describes a means of combining a fingerprint scanner with near-field communication technology, furthering rumors that Apple's next iPhone will integrate a novel form of security in order to set itself apart.


China Mobile may postpone iPhone launch to complete TDD-LTE network

09/07/2013, 12:09 am

According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, China Mobile will introduce Apple's iPhone to its 700 million subscribers by the end of the year, but the world's largest telecom first needs to finish rolling out its TDD-LTE network, a task that could delay the phone's launch until November.


Silver ring around 'iPhone 5S' home button may be integral to fingerprint reader, not just for looks

09/06/2013, 09:09 pm

Reports on Friday spurred talk of a "silver ring" that will supposedly adorn the "iPhone 5S" home button, though a look at the technology driving Apple's AuthenTec sensors suggests the part is more important than just window dressing.


First customers already in line for new iPhones Apple has yet to announce

09/06/2013, 08:09 pm

The first iPhone line waiters have already staked their claim outside New York's iconic Fifth Ave Apple Store, camping in front of the shop's jumbo glass gemstone a full four days before the company will formally acknowledge the new products exist.


Contest: Win Apple's next iPhone & a new iSkin case of your choice

09/06/2013, 02:09 pm

Case maker iSkin has partnered with AppleInsider to offer readers a chance to win Apple's next flagship iPhone after the highly anticipated smartphone has been released.


Apple may differentiate 'iPhone 5S' fingerprint scanning home button with silver ring [u]

09/06/2013, 12:09 pm

Apple's next flagship iPhone may distinguish its anticipated key feature a built-in fingerprint scanner from other iPhones with an aesthetic tweak, by placing a subtle silver ring around the home button [updated with new pics].


Vodafone Germany to reportedly stop 32GB and 64GB iPhone 5 sales, 16GB model to live on

09/05/2013, 08:09 pm

Purportedly leaked photos of Vodafone Germany's ERP system reveals the telecom will discontinue sales of 32GB and 64GB iPhone 5 models, but will carry over the 16GB version as a possible intermediate device positioned between the rumored iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S.


China Telecom, Unicom rumored to offer Apple's new iPhones Sept. 20, China Mobile in Nov.

09/05/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple's current carrier partners China Unicom and China Telecom may offer the company's next-generation iPhones as soon as Sept. 20, though a launch on China Mobile is expected to come slightly later, a new rumor claims.


New high-res pics may again show Apple's 'iPhone 5S' fingerprint sensor

09/05/2013, 10:09 am

Another leaked part allegedly for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 5S" claims to show the fingerprint scanning component that is expected to be concealed under the handset's home button.


Apple's China media event fuels speculation of quick iPhone launch, China Mobile deal

09/05/2013, 09:09 am

The news that Apple will hold its first-ever iPhone media event in China has generated expectations that the company has something big up its sleeve, such as a sooner-than-expected launch of new models in that country, or perhaps a deal with China Mobile, the world's largest carrier.


Fingerprint sensor in Apple's 'iPhone 5S' predicted to boost mobile commerce, enterprise adoption

09/04/2013, 08:09 am

Wells Fargo on Wednesday raised its projected price range for Apple stock, citing expectations that the company will become more flexible with its carrier partners, and that the anticipated inclusion of a fingerprint sensor in the "iPhone 5S" will drive up adoption rates among consumer and corporate markets.


Apple to hold separate iPhone event in China on Sept. 11

09/04/2013, 04:09 am

Apple has announced that it will be holding a special media event for Chinese journalists on Sept. 11, just ten hours after the company is expected to announce a next-generation iPhone lineup at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.