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Tests show the Nokia Lumia 920's refresh rate 5.4x faster than iPhone 5

Tests show the Nokia Lumia 920's refresh rate 5.4x faster than iPhone 5

posted: 16 Dec 2012, 22:01

When we did our comparison of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Apple iPhone 5, we noted that the displays on each where pretty close in overall quality. Both displays have very high pixels-per-inch ratings, great color...

Apple sells 2 million units of the Apple iPhone 5 in China over the weekend

Apple sells 2 million units of the Apple iPhone 5 in China over the weekend

posted: 16 Dec 2012, 21:15

The sales have been counted and it turns out that 2 million units of the Apple iPhone 5 were sold in China over the weekend, making it the best first weekend of sales ever in the country; this contradicts Friday's...

Walmart to sell Apple iPhone 5 for $127 starting December 17th

Walmart to sell Apple iPhone 5 for $127 starting December 17th

posted: 14 Dec 2012, 12:54

Topping recent deals from Best Buy and Radio Shack, starting on December 17th you will be able to purchase an Apple iPhone 5 for just $127 from Walmart, with a signed two-yer pact of course; additionally, the deep discount...

Apple shares plunge on poor Chinese Apple iPhone 5 reception

Apple shares plunge on poor Chinese Apple iPhone 5 reception

posted: 14 Dec 2012, 11:46

Shares of Apple are once again approaching the magical price of $500, although this time it is on the downside as poor reception in China to the launch there of the Apple iPhone 5 has investor dumping the stock; in China, the...

Giveaway: Apple iPhone 5

Giveaway: Apple iPhone 5

posted: 14 Dec 2012, 08:08

It's the holiday season and it's time for giveaways! This time, thanks to our openhearted partners from Radioshack, we'll be presenting one of you with a brand new AT&T iPhone 5 and an Otterbox Commuter Case to help you keep it looking new...

MetroPCS and Cricket start financing high-end handsets

MetroPCS and Cricket start financing high-end handsets

posted: 13 Dec 2012, 21:55

MetroPCS and Leap Wireless' Cricket Communications have each started financing programs to help its customers finance the purchase of high end smartphones like the Apple iPhone 5; Cricket customers can walk out of the store with a brand...

Apple iPhone 5 officially launches in China

Apple iPhone 5 officially launches in China

posted: 13 Dec 2012, 20:54

China is an absolutely huge smartphone market. So big that even though the iPhone currently only has the access rights to China's 3rd largest mobile carrier, and has less than 10% of the smartphone market share, China is the second largest market...

Radio Shack takes larger cut from Apple iPhone 5 price tag

Radio Shack takes larger cut from Apple iPhone 5 price tag

posted: 12 Dec 2012, 14:39

Radio Shack has deepened its discount on the Apple iPhone 5 and is now offering $50 off the price of the Apple iPhone 5 and the Apple iPhone 4S; the sale runs through December 17th an applies to in-store sales only...

Sony Xperia TX vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 vs HTC One X vs Xiaomi Mi-Two camera comparison

Sony Xperia TX vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 vs HTC One X vs Xiaomi Mi-Two camera comparison

posted: 10 Dec 2012, 06:02

It's not every day we see the Xiaomi Mi-Two Chinese flagship in a camera comparison, let alone against the Sony Xperia TX, iPhone 5, 4S, Galaxy S III and the HTC One X...

Best Buy teams with Santa, offers $50 discount on all iPhone 5 versions

Best Buy teams with Santa, offers $50 discount on all iPhone 5 versions

posted: 10 Dec 2012, 02:34

The iPhone 5 for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint saw its price slashed $50 over the weekend, and now costs $149.99 with the obligatory 2-year plan. Best Buy is not having it easy these days, but the new management is trying...

Canadian carrier Bell offers free Apple iPhone 5 for those who switch from MTS

Canadian carrier Bell offers free Apple iPhone 5 for those who switch from MTS

posted: 09 Dec 2012, 14:12

Canadian carrier Bell is going after market share in Manitoba; a few days after offering a free Apple iPhone 5 to new customers leaving Tbaytel; now Bell is offering a free Apple iPhone 5 to those leaving...

Psst, buddy, want a deal on the Apple iPhone 5?

Psst, buddy, want a deal on the Apple iPhone 5?

posted: 07 Dec 2012, 19:15

Best Buy, Target and Radio Shack all have holiday deals for the Apple iPhone 5 that run the gamut from gift cards to discounts; it's not everyday that the Apple iPhone is on sale, so if you've been looking to pick one up on the cheap, read...

Best Buy gives away $25 gift card when you buy an Apple iPhone 5

Best Buy gives away $25 gift card when you buy an Apple iPhone 5

posted: 07 Dec 2012, 07:53

With the Holiday season in full swing, you can find deals on pretty much everything. The iPhone 5? Not so much…

China Mobile says it is not close to carrying the Apple iPhone 5

China Mobile says it is not close to carrying the Apple iPhone 5

posted: 06 Dec 2012, 01:20

Business issues are keeping the world's largest carrier from offering its customers the Apple iPhone 5, so says Yue Li, the president of China Mobile who says that he has been negotiating with the Cupertino based firm since...

Apple shares drop 6.4% on misinterpreted story

Apple shares drop 6.4% on misinterpreted story

posted: 05 Dec 2012, 23:30

Apple's shares dropped 6.4% to $538 after a Digitimes story appears to have been misinterpreted by traders who dumped the stock; part of the article hinted that the Nokia Lumia 920T could compete with the Apple iPhone 5 in China...

RadioShack slashes prices on AT&T and Sprint iPhones for the Holidays

RadioShack slashes prices on AT&T and Sprint iPhones for the Holidays

posted: 05 Dec 2012, 01:59

If you are looking for a new phone these Holidays, and Apple devices are on your wish list, this here deal on the Sprint and AT&T iPhone 5 should definitely catch your eye…

Go hog wild: Apple raises limits on buying unlocked Apple iPhone 5 units

Go hog wild: Apple raises limits on buying unlocked Apple iPhone 5 units

posted: 05 Dec 2012, 00:29

Just listed on Apple's U.S. website last week, the Cupertino based manufacturer has raised the limit of two unlocked Apple iPhone 5 units allowed to be purchased by one account to ten with no cap on lifetime purchases...

This $99 gizmo turns your iPhone into a high-res 3D surface scanner

This $99 gizmo turns your iPhone into a high-res 3D surface scanner

posted: 04 Dec 2012, 06:39

Commercial 3D scanners don't come cheap. Even base models retail for at least several thousand dollars, which is why you won't see one lying on every hobbyist's work bench. The PhoneScope 3D, however, is a new Kickstarter...

Less than a day after opening, there are over 100,000 pre-orders in China

Less than a day after opening, there are over 100,000 pre-orders in China

posted: 04 Dec 2012, 05:34

Since preorder reservations for the iPhone 5 went live, in less than a single day over 100,000 people have…

Nokia Lumia 920 plays nice with much more LTE networks in Europe than the iPhone 5

Nokia Lumia 920 plays nice with much more LTE networks in Europe than the iPhone 5

posted: 04 Dec 2012, 03:02

Just 25% of Europe's LTE operates on the iPhone 5's 1, 800 MHz, with the rest deployed or about to be deployed at 800 MHz and 2, 600 MHz, both of which the Lumia 920 supports...

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