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Topic: iPhone 5S

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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Video shows purported 'iPad 5' components with room for Touch ID sensor

10/02/2013, 06:10 pm

A new video emerged on Wednesday showing parts that are said to be bound for the next generation iPad, and those parts appear to be perfectly suited for Apple to include its Touch ID biometric sensor.

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Apple partner Qualcomm pans iPhone 5s A7 CPU as 'gimmick,' yet hints at own 64-bit chip

10/02/2013, 11:10 am

A senior vice president for Apple supplier Qualcomm says the 64-bit A7 chip in Apple's iPhone 5s is more a marketing gimmick than a development that will lead to real consumer benefits, but at the same time appeared to hint that the chip maker is planning a future 64-bit processor of its own.

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iPhone 5c, 5s launch on Virgin Mobile for $100 less than Apple pricing

10/01/2013, 06:10 pm

As of Tuesday, prepaid carrier Virgin Mobile is now offering Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c off-contract for $100 less than Apple itself sells the devices.

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Samsung again caught doping benchmarks for Galaxy Note 3

10/01/2013, 01:10 pm

An early review of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 noted that it "scores really, really well in benchmark tests," but also explained that edge is achieved through some phony doping that kicks in a steroid boost only when running synthetic benchmark apps.

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Rumor mill again points to Boost Mobile getting Apple's iPhone

09/30/2013, 12:09 pm

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c may be on their way to prepaid carrier Boost Mobile, as new images have emerged showing what appear to be promotional materials touting the two smartphones.

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From first-gen iPhone to 5s, all eight models put to speed test

09/30/2013, 10:09 am

The evolution of Apple's iPhone — from the original model through the new 5s and 5c — was shown off recently in a new video that pits all eight released versions of the bestselling handset against each other in a test of speed.

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iPhone 5s demand healthy, margins for 5s and 5c higher than iPhone 5, analyst says

09/30/2013, 09:09 am

Apple's new flagship iPhone 5s and mid-range iPhone 5c contribute more value to Cupertino's profit margins than their predecessor, the iPhone 5, according to one Wall Street analyst.

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iPhone 5s in-store pickup option returns to Apple's online store

09/30/2013, 09:09 am

After a brief absence, Apple's retail in-store pickup option for the newly released iPhone 5s has returned to the company's online store.

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Samsung crows about its 'golden history' of making gold colored phones

09/28/2013, 11:09 pm

In a post to its official global blog on Friday, Samsung addressed critics' claims that it aped Apple's iPhone 5s by releasing a gold Galaxy S4, rattling off a list of eight similarly colored legacy models dating back to 2004.

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Virgin Mobile says prepaid Apple iPhone 5s, 5c coming Oct. 1

09/27/2013, 11:09 am

Prepaid wireless carrier Virgin Mobile will soon be carrying both Apples iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, with the company teasing that it will join a number of other smaller U.S. carriers in selling the devices starting Oct. 1

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iPhone demand in China, Japan projected to push Sept. quarter sales to 34.5M

09/26/2013, 03:09 pm

Projected iPhone sales for the current September quarter continue to edge upward, with the latest survey data suggesting Apple could sell more than 34 million handsets in the soon-to-conclude period.

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Opening weekend iPhone 5s, 5c sales may have been split 50-50, insider says

09/26/2013, 08:09 am

Limited supply of the iPhone 5s during launch weekend may have led to a relatively even split of sales between Apple's new flagship model and the more affordable iPhone 5c, one well-connected analyst has said.

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Apple to launch iPhone 5s, 5c on regional US carriers Oct. 1

09/25/2013, 11:09 am

Apple's new flagship iPhone 5s and mid-range iPhone 5c will become available on eight regional wireless carriers in U.S. beginning Oct. 1, including C Spire, Cellcom, and Bluegrass.

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iPhone marketshare in China predicted to double in 2014

09/25/2013, 10:09 am

A new report issued Wednesday by research agency IDC predicts that Apple's share of the Chinese smartphone market will double in 2014 thanks to the introduction of the lower-cost iPhone 5c and an anticipated new carrier agreement with China Mobile, the world's largest wireless provider.

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