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Topic: iPhone 5S

iPhone 5s, 5c to launch on prepaid carrier Cricket Oct. 25

10/14/2013, 10:10 am

Prepaid wireless carrier Cricket announced on Monday that it will begin carrying both Apple's iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s on Oct. 25.

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iPhone 5s takes 64% of Apple's smartphone sales, 5c with 27%, survey finds

10/14/2013, 08:10 am

The newly released iPhone 5s is outselling its 2013 counterpart, the iPhone 5c, by a factor of more than two to one, though the iPhone 5c has carved out a respectable share of overall sales, according to new data.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Redesigned Camera app gains burst mode, filters

10/12/2013, 02:10 pm

iPhone owners have always been among the most snap-happy on the planet — Apple's devices are far and away the most popular on Yahoo's Flickr photo hosting service, for instance — and iOS 7 brings a wealth of new features and enhancements for shutterbugs.

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Some iPhone 5s owners reporting 'Blue Screen of Death' with iWork apps

10/11/2013, 08:10 pm

A number of iPhone 5s owners have taken to Apple's support pages to report that their devices are occasionally plagued by a Windows-like "Blue Screen of Death" that resets the device when they are using Apple's iWork suite of apps.

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iPhone 5s shipping times now at 2 to 3 weeks

10/11/2013, 06:10 pm

Eager Apple fans waiting for their iPhone 5s deliveries can now look forward to a relatively specific window, as Apple's online store now shows shipping times of two to three weeks.

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iPhone 5s has 2% app crash rate; crashes half as likely on iPhone 5 & 5c

10/11/2013, 08:10 am

Apple's new 64-bit iOS 7 and A7 processor found in the iPhone 5s apparently have a few bugs that still need to be ironed out, as a new study reveals that applications are twice as likely to crash on the iPhone 5s than they are on the 32-bit iPhone 5.

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iPhone 5s supply declining in US while Apple's iPhone 5c remains fully stocked

10/11/2013, 08:10 am

Three weeks after the latest iPhones went on sale in the U.S., availability of the iPhone 5s has actually declined while Apple prepares for greater international roll-out.

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Synaptics buys Samsung partner Validity to take on Apple's AuthenTec Touch ID feature

10/10/2013, 03:10 pm

Touchpad vendor Synaptics has announced plans to acquire Validity Sensors, a primary remaining fingerprint sensor vendor following Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec last year, and a reported supplier involved in Samsung's delayed efforts to match the iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensing technology.

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Questionable report claims Apple cuts iPhone 5c production 50%

10/10/2013, 01:10 pm

A one-off report out of the Far East on Thursday speculated that Apple has cut production orders for its mid-range iPhone 5c by as much as 50 percent due to slack demand.

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Best Buy trade-in offer to take any working smartphone for at least $100 toward iPhone 5s, 5c

10/09/2013, 08:10 pm

Electronics retailer Best Buy appears on the verge of kicking off another trade-in program aimed at getting iPhone 5s and 5c customers through its doors, this time offering a minimum of $100 toward the purchase of one of Apple's two new phones in exchange for any working smartphone.

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Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c set to launch in more than 50 new locales by Nov. 1

10/09/2013, 08:10 am

A total of 35 new countries and territories — including Italy, Russia and Spain — will gain access to Apple's latest iPhones on Oct. 25, while 16 more will see the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c debut on Nov. 1.

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Qualcomm backs away from 'marketing gimmick' comment about iPhone 5s' A7 chip

10/08/2013, 08:10 pm

Apple supplier Qualcomm has backed away from statements made by a senior executive that the 64-bit capabilities of the iPhone 5s' A7 processor are a "marketing gimmick."

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Apple iPhone 5s camera shines for National Geographic photographer

10/08/2013, 09:10 am

Longtime National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson left his DSLR behind on a hiking trip through Scotland in favor of an iPhone 5s, and concluded that Apple's latest flagship handset includes "a very capable camera."

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iPhone 5s launch expected to boost Apple's gross margins to nearly 40%

10/08/2013, 08:10 am

Historically, 'S' versions of Apple's iPhone lineup have led to stronger margins than full-fledged redesigns. That's why one analyst expects the newly released iPhone 5s to push Apple's gross margins toward 40 percent in the coming quarters.

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DoCoMo blames limited stock of Apple's iPhones for worst-ever subscriber loss

10/07/2013, 12:10 pm

Japan's NTT DoCoMo suffered the worst month of customer attrition in the company's history in September, placing blame in part on constrained supplies of Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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Apple's iPhone 5s shows better availability than iPhone 5 at the same point

10/04/2013, 03:10 pm

New channel supply tracking data indicates that Apple's flagship iPhone 5s is easier to find in stores than its predecessor, the iPhone 5, at the same point after its release.

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Apple's iPhone 5s tops sales charts at big 4 US carriers, iPhone 5c close behind

10/04/2013, 11:10 am

Cupertino's flagship iPhone 5s was the best-selling smartphone for all four major U.S. carriers — AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-mobile — while the new iPhone 5c followed closely behind, according to new tracking data.

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Apple's 64-bit A7 already powering advanced new audio, video features in apps and games

10/04/2013, 03:10 am

The debut of Apple's new 64-bit A7 Application Processor has been assailed by more than one industry figure insisting that the new chip isn't anything special, but a series of iOS developers are reporting huge performance gains and already using the new chip to accomplish "desktop class" tasks that were not previously possible on a mobile device.

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Tests suggest some iPhone 5s motion sensors may be miscalibrated

10/03/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's iPhone line is known for its build quality and reliability, but a recent examination appears to show that the sensors in at least some models of the iPhone 5s are noticeably miscalibrated.

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App roundup: Best fitness apps that use the iPhone 5s' M7 motion co-processor

10/02/2013, 08:10 pm

The M7 motion co-processor Apple packed into the iPhone 5s is already seeing use from a number of fitness app developers anxious to maximize its potential as a new health and wellness platform.

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