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Topic: iPhone 5

iPhone 5 lines 83% longer than 4S, 8 million sales expected this weekend

09/21/2012, 10:09 am

A survey of lines at Apple stores in New York, Boston and Minneapolis found that crowds for the iPhone 5 are 83 percent larger than they were for the iPhone 4S, which has led one analyst to predict sales of 8 million iPhones this launch weekend.


Blockbuster iPhone 5 launch expected to push Apple stock to $850

09/21/2012, 08:09 am

Excitement over the launch of the iPhone 5 and a "large, captive audience for upgrades" have prompted one analyst to increase his price target for Apple stock to $850.


Video, pictures from iPhone 5 launch at Apple's Fifth Ave store

09/21/2012, 08:09 am

A throng of people gathered outside Apple's iconic glass cube storefront on Fifth Avenue on Friday for the launch of the iPhone 5 in New York City.


'Hundreds' line up as Australia kicks off worldwide iPhone 5 sales

09/20/2012, 09:09 pm

The world's first iPhone 5 was sold just hours ago as the Sydney Apple Store kicked off worldwide sales on Friday, Australian local time.


iFixit's begins iPhone 5 teardown begins within an hour of availability [u]

09/20/2012, 07:09 pm

As Apple Stores open their door around the world to lines of customers waiting to get their hands on a new iPhone 5, repair site iFixit has started its traditional teardown of the device.


Apple requiring iPhone 5-compatible screenshots for app updates

09/20/2012, 06:09 pm

With the iPhone 5 launching in nine countries on Friday, Apple has sent a note to developers, requiring the app makers supply screenshots compatible with the new smartphone's taller 4-inch display when submitting software updates.


Embark, Garmin add public transit support for Apple's iOS 6 Maps

09/20/2012, 02:09 pm

Garmin and Embark announced on Thursday that they have updated their iPhone navigation software to add public transportation features to the new Maps in iOS 6.


Samsung plans to add Apple's iPhone 5 to US patent infringement suit

09/20/2012, 08:09 am

Samsung has indicated they are likely to add Apple's new iPhone 5 to the list of devices involved in a patent infringement suit between the two companies.


AT&T launches 4G LTE in 10 new markets ahead of iPhone 5 launch

09/20/2012, 07:09 am

AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in 10 new major cities across the U.S. in anticipation of Friday's launch of the iPhone 5, which is Apple's first 4G LTE capable smartphone.


Samsung's latest TV ad targets iPhone 5, Apple line waiters

09/19/2012, 02:09 pm

Samsung has again taken aim at Apple fanatics with its latest advertisement, lampooning both those who wait in line at Apple stores as well as the soon-to-be-released iPhone 5.


Apple pays an estimated $207 to build 16GB iPhone 5, report says

09/19/2012, 02:09 am

Results from a virtual teardown from IHS iSuppli were made public on Wednesday, revealing that Apple pays an estimated $207 to build the base model 16GB iPhone 5, a cost slightly higher than last year's iPhone 4S.


Apple A6 SoC outperforms Intel Atom in JavaScript test

09/19/2012, 01:09 am

A test of the iPhone 5's new A6 processor yielded a surprisingly quick score on SunSpider's JavaScript benchmarking tool, with the system on chip topping even the Medfield Atom Z2460.


iPhone 5 pre-order delivery dates pushed back again due to high demand

09/19/2012, 12:09 am

Continued demand for Apple's new iPhone 5 has caused shipping times to slip to 3-4 weeks from the Online Apple Store, with partner carriers seeing similar delays.


Review Roundup: iPhone 5 surprisingly light, battery life impresses

09/18/2012, 09:09 pm

The first reviews of Apple's iPhone 5 hit the web on Tuesday and most major publications feel the new handset meets expectations with a larger 4-inch display and fast LTE data speeds. Some reviewers had a few quibbles, however, including Apple's move to the new Lightning connector and the letterboxing of existing iOS apps.


First iPhone 5 reportedly unboxed, packaging similar to iPhone 4S

09/18/2012, 04:09 pm

A set of images reportedly showing the first unboxing of Apple's iPhone 5 hit the web on Tuesday, revealing the new handset's eco-friendly packaging is very similar to that of previous generation devices like the iPhone 4S and 4S.


Teardown of Apple's EarPods finds more durable, water resistant design

09/18/2012, 02:09 pm

Apple's newly redesigned headphones, the EarPods, have been taken apart to reveal a more durable design that is more resistant to water and sweat damage.


Open Internet groups to file FCC complaint over AT&T's FaceTime blocking

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

A trio of digital rights advocacy groups have indicated to AT&T they will file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over the carrier's decision to block FaceTime calls over cellular data networks for some customers.


Holiday iPhone sales projected to reach 46.5M as pundits 'underestimate' Apple

09/18/2012, 09:09 am

Tech pundits who find the iPhone 5 "boring" are not expected to be in agreement with consumers, who are expected to buy a record 46.5 million iPhones this holiday shopping season.


Fox News affiliate says iPhone 5 features 'laser keyboard,' holograms

09/18/2012, 03:09 am

In a short piece relating to the upcoming launch of Apple's iPhone 5, Fox News incorrectly reported that the handset boasted a number of outlandish features, such as a "laser keyboard" and holographic projection.


iPhone owners fuel 265% increase in eBay trade-in offers following iPhone 5 debut

09/17/2012, 06:09 pm

Current owners of Apple's iPhone, including the last-generation iPhone 4S, accounted for 69 percent of a 256 percent increase in trade-in offers through eBay's Instant Sale service after the new iPhone 5 was announced last week, while Android devices amounted to only 16 percent of total offers.