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Topic: iPhone 5S

Robotic testing finds touchscreen inaccuracies at edge of iPhone display

10/25/2013, 12:10 pm

The touchscreens on Apple's flagship iPhone 5s and mid-range iPhone 5c show significant degradation in touch detection accuracy along their edges, which can affect hitting outside keys on the iOS virtual keyboard, new test data shows.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c rollout continues in 35 countries, online stores close in preparation

10/24/2013, 06:10 pm

Apple began the process of closing its Online Apple Store in a number of countries on Thursday as the company continues to rollout the new iPhone 5s and 5c, which is slated to launch in 25 more countries on Oct. 25.

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iPad 2 remains Apple's most popular tablet, iPhone 5c demand growing

10/21/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's mid-range iPhone 5c is beginning to close the sales gap on the company's flagship iPhone 5s, while the iPad 2 commands the lion's share of the Apple tablet installed base, according to new data from mobile analytics company Localytics.

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Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c arrive on Boost Mobile Nov. 8

10/21/2013, 08:10 am

After years of rumors that the iPhone would arrive on prepaid carrier Boost Mobile, it was made official on Monday, with the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c now set to become available on Friday, Nov. 8.

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Apple begins airing TV spot for gold iPhone 5s

10/20/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple has recut the "liquid gold" video it debuted at the launch of iPhone 5s and paired it with a golden dance track to deliver the first television ad for the new high end model.

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During development, Apple's gold iPhone 5s was jokingly called the 'Kardashian'

10/19/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple employees had a humorous nickname for the gold iPhone 5s as they were planning to release the new color option: They called it "The Kardashian Phone."

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to land on U.S. Cellular on Nov. 8

10/18/2013, 05:10 pm

America's fifth-largest carrier, U.S. Cellular, announced on Friday that it will start carrying the latest iPhone 5s and 5c on Nov. 8, marking the first time Apple's popular handset will be available on the telecom's network.

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Research shows Sept. quarter iPhone demand at 37M units, though Apple likely shipped less

10/18/2013, 08:10 am

If Apple could have met iPhone 5s demand in the recently concluded September quarter, the company could have sold as many as 37 million units, new data from Morgan Stanley has revealed.

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Verizon's iPhone activations imply Apple shipped at least 32M in Sept. quarter

10/17/2013, 03:10 pm

Verizon's historical share of iPhone shipments suggest that Apple is on pace to have moved at least 32 million handsets last quarter.

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Verizon activated 3.9M iPhones in Q3 2013, up 26% from 2012

10/17/2013, 09:10 am

Verizon activated about 3.9 million iPhones in its third fiscal quarter of 2013, the carrier revealed on Thursday, representing more than half of its total smartphone activations.

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Apple's iPhone 5s sensor woes may be linked to new accelerometer supplier

10/16/2013, 09:10 pm

Owners of Apple's latest flagship iPhone 5s have been experiencing issues seemingly related to the handset's on-board sensors, and a new report claims the use of a new accelerometer supplier may be to blame.

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AuthenTec cofounder shows off early prototype of Apple's Touch ID

10/16/2013, 11:10 am

F. Scott Moody, the cofounder of Apple-acquired company AuthenTec, gave a presentation this week on the origins of what is now the Touch ID technology found in the iPhone 5s, and AppleInsider was present for a hands-on with an early prototype fingerprint scanner.

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Strong demand of Apple's iPhone 5 series driving an "anti-fragmentation" of iOS

10/16/2013, 06:10 am

Just three weeks after Apple launched the new iPhone 5c and 5s, total iPhone Web traffic share attributed to iPhone 5 or newer models is up more than four percentage points to 40.6 percent, highlighting a rapid transition to modern hardware that's the exact opposite of the fragmentation occurring on Android.

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Apple reportedly cutting iPhone 5c orders as it boosts 5s production [u]

10/16/2013, 04:10 am

The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that Apple has modified its iPhone supply chain forecast for the upcoming fourth quarter, reducing 5c orders from its two manufacturing partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, while bumping production of the 5s [updated with another affirmation].

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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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