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Topic: iPhone 5S

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to receive significant subsidies from Chinese carriers

09/17/2013, 09:09 am

Newly-released rate cards from China Unicom and China Telecom reveal that Apple's newest handsets will hit the street for significantly less than their sticker prices.


Inside Apple's 64-bit iOS 7 and the prospects for a 64-bit Android

09/17/2013, 08:09 am

Apple's shift to 64-bit mobile devices in iOS 7 came as a surprise, but the company's information outlined for developers indicates that the shift to 64-bit mobile apps will bring significant benefits in the short term, something Google's Android appears challenged to replicate even in the long term.


Reservations for unlocked iPhone 5s quickly depleted in China, other models remain available [u]

09/16/2013, 11:09 pm

Chinese customers looking to score a launch day reservation for an unlocked iPhone 5s may soon be out of luck, one report says, as the company has already run out of inventory at all three Beijing Apple Stores.


Sprint to offer $100 device credit for ported numbers on iPhone launch day

09/16/2013, 07:09 pm

Sprint on Monday announced a promotion set to kick off on Sept. 20 that will give a $100 credit to new customers porting their phone number from another carrier, applicable to the iPhone 5s and 5c which are slated to go on sale that same day.


Apple invites developers to submit 64-bit apps for iPhone 5s

09/16/2013, 03:09 pm

Developers can now submit 64-bit third party applications for iPhone 5s, allowing their software to leverage the power made available with the new A7 processor and iOS 7 operating system.


Lack of iPhone 5c presale announcement causes worry among Apple investors

09/16/2013, 11:09 am

Though Apple has announced preorder numbers for its last three iPhone launches, this year the company has opted to stay silent regarding iPhone 5c presales, sparking some worry among investors. But those concerns may prove unfounded, as this year Apple is not accepting preorders for its latest flagship device, the iPhone 5s.


Inside Apple's iPhone 5s: 's' is for 'security'

09/16/2013, 10:09 am

The inclusion of the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s may position Apple as the default choice for businesses and government agencies looking to provide employees with smartphones, while also maintaining high levels of security.


China Unicom passes 100,000 reservations for Apple's iPhone 5s, 5c

09/16/2013, 10:09 am

China Unicom announced that more than 100,000 reservations have been taken for Apple's soon-to-be-released iPhone 5s and 5c, even though the carrier has yet to announce its plans for device subsidies.


Japanese customers brave typhoon in line for Apple's next iPhones

09/16/2013, 08:09 am

Customers camped out for this Friday's iPhone launch in Tokyo were offered refuge inside an Apple retail store just before a typhoon hit the area.


Secrecy around Apple's new 64-bit A7 chip may have incited spurious $AAPL stock downgrades

09/16/2013, 05:09 am

Apple's iPhone 5s announcement included a surprise leap to a new 64-bit ARM chip architecture, a subject that has sparked lots of confusion and misinformation. But the secrecy surrounding the A7 may also have fooled analysts into slashing their sales expectations and downgrading the company's stock targets.


Apple's revised guidelines for case designers offer peek at iPhone 5s and 5c internals

09/16/2013, 02:09 am

In a recent update to its reference guidelines for third party case manufacturers, Apple added highly detailed schematics for the forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c, allowing for inferences to be made as to the devices' internal layouts.


Inside Apple's iPhone 5s: 's' is for 'sensors'

09/14/2013, 03:09 pm

Pitched as the "most forward thinking" smartphone on the market, Apple's new iPhone 5s is certainly capable of doing a lot of thinking on its own, thanks to a wide array of sensors led by the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and M7 motion chip.


After its disastrous Exynos 5 Octa, Samsung may have lost Apple's A7 contract to TSMC

09/14/2013, 05:09 am

Apple has long been expected to move its A-series chip production from Samsung to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. This wasn't expected to happen before next year, but mounting evidence suggests TSMC may already be building the unprecedented 64-bit A7 inside the iPhone 5s.


Apple's iPhone sparks Japanese carrier battle, iPhone 5s goes free on contract

09/14/2013, 02:09 am

Apple's Japanese partner carriers on Friday announced price plans for the latest iPhones, with each provider offering the entry level version of the flagship iPhone 5s for free with a two-year contract, a move seemingly sparked by NTT DoCoMo's agreement to sell the device.


Apple to commence iPhone 5s advance reservations in China on Sept. 17th

09/13/2013, 04:09 pm

While most of the world will have to wait in line to purchase an iPhone 5s on launch day, consumers in Hong Kong and mainland China can take advantage of an advance reservations system beginning Sept. 17.


Microsoft continues its attack on Apple with new ads panning iPhone 5c & 5s colors [u]

09/13/2013, 02:09 pm

Microsoft continued its advertising offensive against Apple on Friday as a series of videos mocking the iPhone 5s and 5c appeared on the official Windows Phone YouTube channel.


Citing iPhone 5s yields & iPhone 5c pricing, Jefferies lowers Apple target to $425

09/13/2013, 11:09 am

Apple's addition of a biometric sensor to the iPhone 5s may very well have differentiated its new high-end devices from its peers and predecessors, but apparent unit production issues have caused one firm to lower its price target on Apple stock.


Online iPhone 5s orders open at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Sept. 20, in-store sales begin locally at 8 a.m.

09/13/2013, 09:09 am

While it won't be available to preorder, the iPhone 5s will hit Apple's online store at 12:01 Pacific next Friday, Sept. 20, while Apple's retail stores will begin selling the device when they open at 8 a.m. local time.


Apple's iPhone 5s to document Burberry runway show in London

09/12/2013, 07:09 pm

In an interesting marketing collaboration, Burberry will get early access to the iPhone 5s to take photos and video for its Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show set to take place next week in London.


Hands-on with the new 64-bit A7-powered iPhone 5s with new M7, camera features & Touch ID

09/12/2013, 02:09 pm

Without any of Samsung's embarrassing show stereotypes and circus theatrics, Apple unveiled its "forward thinking" new iPhone 5s as not just "what's next," but "what should be next," advancing mobile devices into the 64-bit computing world for the first time.