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Topic: iPhone 5

Woman dies using a charging iPhone 5, Apple vows to aid in investigation

07/15/2013, 08:07 am

Apple has said it will aid in the investigation of the death of a Chinese woman who was allegedly electrocuted when she answered a charging iPhone 5.

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Apple's iPhone 5 estimated to have sold more than 2X faster at launch than Galaxy S4

07/05/2013, 03:07 pm

Following a report that Samsung has shipped 20 million units of their new Galaxy S4 smartphone, one analyst has estimated that it took Apple less than half as much time to ship the same amount of iPhone 5 units.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE connectivity to 35 new markets

07/02/2013, 03:07 pm

AT&T-based iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPad users in 35 more markets will now be able to access higher data speeds on their devices, as the carrier announced that it was bringing its 4G LTE service online in a range of new places across the U.S.

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iPhone 5 takes 75% of US, Canada 4G Web traffic for 'newer' smartphones

06/28/2013, 05:06 pm

According to a report from ad network Chitika, the iPhone 5 accounted for just over three quarters of North American 4G Web traffic generated by phones released after July 2012, which translates to a 40 percent share when including all 4G-capable smartphones.

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RadioShack to reportedly start sales of Virgin's no-contract iPhone 5 on Friday

06/27/2013, 04:06 pm

RadioShack will be one of the first Virgin Mobile resellers to carry the telecom's no-contract iPhone 5, and one report claims sales of the handset will start as soon as Friday.

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Walmart drops iPhone 5 price to $129, 4S for $39

06/22/2013, 06:06 pm

Walmart is now offering Apple's iPhone 5 at one of the lowest prices available, just $129, and the retail giant is also offering the iPhone 4S for under $40.

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Apple's iPhone 5 headed to Virgin Mobile USA next week for $550 off-contract

06/21/2013, 09:06 am

Virgin Mobile will be the next U.S. carrier to receive Apple's iPhone 5 next Friday, when the base-level 16-gigabyte model will become available for $549.99 without a service contract.

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Best Buy's free iPhone 5 trade-in offer to return on Friday

06/20/2013, 05:06 pm

Best Buy's initial iPhone trade-in program proved a smashing success, and now the retailer is going back for seconds, giving consumers the chance to once more swap an iPhone 4 or 4S for a "free" iPhone 5 starting on Friday.

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New patent lawsuit targets Apple over iPhone 5's call forwarding feature

06/19/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple is the target of yet another patent lawsuit, as a Texas-based telecommunications firm is suing the iPhone maker over the call forwarding feature built into the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5.

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High resolution images claim to show 'iPhone 5S' and iPhone 5 display assemblies side-by-side

06/18/2013, 11:06 pm

A set of high resolution images were posted to the Web late Tuesday claiming to show a side-by-side comparison of the display assemblies for Apple's iPhone 5 and a rumored next-generation model dubbed "iPhone 5S."

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Photo shows prototype Logitech 'Made for iPhone' gaming controller

06/17/2013, 08:06 am

A new photo shows a prototype version of a Lightning-enabled iPhone 5 gaming controller from accessory maker Logitech.

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AT&T adds emergency alert system to iPhone 5 and 4S with software update [u]

06/14/2013, 09:06 pm

America's second-largest wireless carrier AT&T on Friday announced it will be pushing out an update to subscribers who own an iPhone 5 or 4S, with the new software supporting an FCC-mandated Wireless Emergency Alert system.

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Apple's in-store iPhone screen repair machine brings 'China to the Genius Room'

06/06/2013, 09:06 am

As part of its new $149 iPhone screen replacement service, Apple has installed advanced display calibration machines at its retail stores that help simplify the process for employees.

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Galaxy S4 tops sales at Verizon, Sprint & T-Mobile stores; Apple's iPhone 5 leads at AT&T

06/05/2013, 03:06 pm

While Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, unsurprisingly took the top spot at three of the four major U.S. carriers' stores in the month of May, Apple's eight-month-old iPhone 5 still remained the most popular smartphone at AT&T retail.

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Best Buy launches limited-time trade-in program, $150 credit for iPhone 4 or 4S, free iPhone 5

05/31/2013, 04:05 pm

Best Buy this weekend will launch a one-day promotion giving iPhone 4 and 4S owners the chance to upgrade to the iPhone 5 for free, provided they're ready to trade in their existing devices.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage to 16 new US markets

05/29/2013, 11:05 am

In another 16 markets, users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will now find that their devices are able to access much greater speeds, as AT&T has taken its 4G LTE coverage live in more areas across the U.S.

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Best Buy to offer $50 off all iPhone 5 & 4S models starting Sunday

05/24/2013, 03:05 pm

Starting this Sunday, electronics retailer Best Buy will be offering $50 off the purchase of any new iPhone model with a service contract, marking a rare discount opportunity for Apple's smartphone lineup.

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New mophie juice pack plus boosts iPhone 5 power by 120%

05/16/2013, 09:05 am

Apple's iPhone 5 is getting another battery-boosting accessory from mophie, as the company announced the availability of the juice pack plus, which boosts the battery life of Apple's newest handset by 120 percent.

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AT&T supposedly offering iPhone 5 for free with iPhone 4S trade-in, 2-year contract

05/15/2013, 10:05 pm

America's number two wireless telecom and Apple partner carrier AT&T recently started sending out promotional emails to certain iPhone 4S owners on its network, saying that they can take advantage of special trade-in pricing that effectively negates the upfront cost of a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5.

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Verizon confirms $100 iPhone 5 for featurephone customers [u]

05/15/2013, 04:05 pm

Verizon has confirmed to AppleInsider that the carrier will indeed be offering the iPhone 5 for just $100, but only to select customers as a promotional effort to encourage smartphone adoption.

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