Topic: iPhone 5S
09/17/2013, 12:09 pm
Just days before the release of Apple's new flagship phones, Chinese Internet users have delivered photos and videos of the new devices' retail packaging.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.