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Topic: iPhone 5S

Samsung follows Apple's lead, announces new gold edition of Galaxy S4

09/25/2013, 08:09 am

Just days after Apple's new gold iPhone 5s went on sale, Samsung has announced the new Galaxy S4 "Gold Edition," though the back of the device retains the same plastic design as other models.

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Gene Munster's iPhone launch estimates off by 5M units for the second year in a row

09/25/2013, 05:09 am

Industry observers had been snickering about a promise made by Apple's chief executive Tim Cook to "double down" on security, but a series of jaw-dropping surprises have proven that, outside of a steady stream of immaterial leaks, the company remains an opaque mystery to its competitors, to pundits and even to analysts tasked with understanding the inscrutable innovation factory.

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iPhone 5s, 5c teardowns suggest $199, $183 build costs for Apple

09/24/2013, 03:09 pm

The total build cost for Apple's new iPhone 5s is just under what it cost Apple to build its predecessor a year ago, according to a new report, while the iPhone 5c's total build cost likely allows Apple to grab a better margin.

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ABC, WSJ bloggers explain Apple's record iPhone launch numbers are bad news

09/24/2013, 02:09 pm

The same day that Apple reported a record 9 million iPhone sales for its launch weekend, a Blackberry enthusiast writing for ABC News spun the numbers as "a cause for concern," while a Wall Street Journal blogger followed up with a warning not to read too much into it.

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iPhone 5s no longer available for in-store pickup at Apple retail stores

09/24/2013, 10:09 am

Likely indicating still steady demand for the iPhone 5s, Apple has removed pick-up-in-store availability for its high-end smartphone after just one day.

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In depth review: Apple's iPhone 5s running iOS 7

09/24/2013, 06:09 am

The new iPhone 5s positions Apple's flagship iPhone as a "forward thinking" high end luxury device priced the same as the model it replaces. It differentiates itself as a smartphone with an advanced new 64-bit processor architecture that powers a novel Touch ID fingerprint sensor and easy-to-use new camera features.

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Analysts react to Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c launch weekend sales

09/23/2013, 04:09 pm

After Apple's Monday morning announcement of record-breaking sales for Cupertino's newest flagship iOS devices, sentiment among analysts is generally positive.

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Apple revises guidance upward following iPhone launch, expects 36-37% gross margins

09/23/2013, 02:09 pm

Having just announced record sales figures for its latest iPhone models, Apple has revised its earnings estimates upwards in order to reflect its considerable sales.

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Rumor: World's largest carrier China Mobile begins producing advertising collateral for iPhone 5c, 5s

09/23/2013, 11:09 am

Long-rumored Apple carrier partner China Mobile has begun readying advertising materials for 3G variants of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, according to a new report out of the middle kingdom.

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Apple extends retail Personal Pickup to iPhone 5s, 5c

09/23/2013, 09:09 am

Apple on Monday extended its popular order-online, pick-up-in-store option to the newly launched iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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Apple announces sales of 9 million iPhone 5s & 5c units in first 3 days

09/23/2013, 08:09 am

The launch weekend for the new flagship iPhone 5s and colorful iPhone 5c proved to be the most successful smartphone debut ever for Apple, with a record 9 million units being sold in the first three days.

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Apple's pricier iPhone 5s reportedly outsells more affordable iPhone 5c by wide margin

09/23/2013, 08:09 am

Apple's new high-end iPhone 5s proved to be the most popular choice for early adopters this weekend, outselling the mid-range iPhone 5c by more than threefold, a new report claims.

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Apple's Touch ID already bypassed with established 'fake finger' technique

09/22/2013, 05:09 pm

A hacker group in Germany claims to have defeated Apple's new Touch ID biometric security system by using a modified fingerprint lifting and "fake finger" creation technique.

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Apple sells out of initial iPhone 5s supply in under 2 days, shipments pushed to October

09/21/2013, 10:09 pm

Less than two days after Apple began its worldwide rollout of the iPhone 5s, the company's Online Apple Stores in each of the 11 countries participating in the phone's launch are showing stock outs until October.

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First Look: Gold iPhone 5s unpacking (and Verizon "SIM not valid" crisis)

09/20/2013, 05:09 pm

Here's a first look at a particularly rare bird: the Gold iPhone 5s, as well as a problem that's apparently not as uncommon: dealing with a huge activation hassle to set it up.

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Samsung confirmed to be manufacturer of Apple's new A7 chip in iPhone 5s

09/20/2013, 01:09 pm

Apple has once again turned to Samsung to manufacture its new 64-bit A7 processor that powers the flagship iPhone 5s, an analysis of the system-on-a-chip has confirmed.

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Crowd-sourced site offers cash, wine, Bitcoins for hackers to crack iPhone 5s' Touch ID

09/20/2013, 01:09 pm

Even as the iPhone 5s sells out in stores, a collaboration between a micro venture capital firm and a group of security researchers is offering a mix of cash, alcohol, and other goods to the first hacker that can crack the biometric security feature built into the device's Touch ID sensor.

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iPhone 5s shipping in 7-10 business days, gold model slips to October

09/20/2013, 11:09 am

Demand for the iPhone 5s appears to be outstripping supply, as shipping times for the high-end iPhone have slipped to seven to ten business days at Apple's online store, while the gold model appears to be completely out of stock.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c draw massive crowds on launch day

09/20/2013, 10:09 am

Apple stores worldwide were packed this morning as the iPhone 5s and 5c went up for sale in a total of 11 countries and territories. Here's a look at some of the lineups spotted around the globe.

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Analyst: iPhone 5s & 5c lines suggest up to 6M opening weekend sales

09/20/2013, 09:09 am

Eager Apple fans have lined up for the newest iPhone in numbers comparable to previous years, leading some analysts to believe that launch weekend sales for the device will be at or above what they were for last year's model.

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