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Report: A6 chip in Apple iPhone 5 is a custom design; 1GB of RAM is aboard

Report: A6 chip in Apple iPhone 5 is a custom design; 1GB of RAM is aboard

posted: 16 Sep 2012, 00:55

While Apple really didn't break down the details of the A6 SoC in the new Apple iPhone 5, a report on Saturday says that the A6 is the creation of Apple's in-house design team; additionally, the report says that...

Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada stop accepting Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders

Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada stop accepting Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders

posted: 15 Sep 2012, 22:25

The U.S. doesn't have a monopoly on strong demand for the Apple iPhone 5 as two Canadian carriers have had to stop taking pre-orders for the phone on Saturday; a tweet from Virgin confirmed the halt in pre-orders...

Here's the ad Samsung is running against the iPhone 5 launch nationwide

Here's the ad Samsung is running against the iPhone 5 launch nationwide

posted: 15 Sep 2012, 16:40

The ad shows the Apple iPhone 5, turned off, and with the main features listed underneath, and then the Samsung Galaxy S III in all its glory against it, with a list of its own features listed below. As you can...

Cupertino blown away by demand for Apple iPhone 5

Cupertino blown away by demand for Apple iPhone 5

posted: 15 Sep 2012, 01:49

The first day of pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 5 found strong demand for the device across all carriers and models; after the fairly tepid response to the Apple iPhone 4S, pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 5 led Apple spokesman to say that...

Apple did not infringe on Samsung patents says ITC judge

Apple did not infringe on Samsung patents says ITC judge

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 16:03

In a preliminary ruling made on Friday,an ITC judge ruled that Apple did not infringe on Samsung patents while producing products like the Apple iPhone and the Apple iPad; Samsung had filed a claim in the middle of last year saying...

Conan O'Brien almost gives iPhone 5 a hands-on

Conan O'Brien almost gives iPhone 5 a hands-on

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 09:27

And the latest guy to publicly make fun of the new iPhone 5 is Conan O'Brien, who attempts to check out first hand Apple's new smartphone. Focus is on "attempts" as something goes terribly wrong along the way, although you'll have to watch the...

Flipboard update for iOS coming on September 21, in time for iPhone 5 launch

Flipboard update for iOS coming on September 21, in time for iPhone 5 launch

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 09:04

iPhone and iPad owners are probably well familiar with Flipboard – the popular app that delivers news in a neatly-organized, magazine-style format. Android users also got a taste of the experience soon after...

iPhone 5 sold out, shipping date pushed back

iPhone 5 sold out, shipping date pushed back

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 08:48

At 12AM EST today, Apple initiated its preorders for the iPhone 5. Originally scheduled to ship on September 21, it turns out some user might have to wait a bit longer in order to receive their new handset...

Apple's Lightning connector might be able to host USB devices

Apple's Lightning connector might be able to host USB devices

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 08:41

The USB host function of the Lightning port will allow for external peripherals to be hooked up to your iPhone 5, such as keyboards, cameras and so on, in case that need arises...

Apple iPhone 5 has three microphones and HD voice support, what's in it for you

Apple iPhone 5 has three microphones and HD voice support, what's in it for you

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 06:08

When each microphone picks up the sound coming from its respective direction, a specialized processor than analyzes the sound data, loaded with the location and type algorithm of the mics, and then relays...

iPhone 5 Nano SIM cards headed to T-Mobile

iPhone 5 Nano SIM cards headed to T-Mobile

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 06:00

That T-Mobile is not getting the iPhone 5 should not come as much of a surprise. After all, Apple finally added LTE support to its pride and joy, yet the nation's fourth largest carrier still relies on HSPA+ for 4G connectivity. In fact, T-Mobile...

Sprint and Verizon iPhone 5 won't allow simultaneous voice calls and LTE data

Sprint and Verizon iPhone 5 won't allow simultaneous voice calls and LTE data

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 04:26

Due to a lack of a dedicated antenna for LTE data, the iPhone 5 will not be able to connect to the internet during phone calls, unless a Wi-Fi network is accessible. This limitation is present when the iPhone...

Preliminary bill of materials for the iPhone 5 pegged at $168 before teardown

Preliminary bill of materials for the iPhone 5 pegged at $168 before teardown

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 03:27

Apple is notorious for keeping costs down, while slipping just enough innovation with the newest iPhone to make the upgrade worth your while. Techinsights have come up with a preliminary bill of materials...

iPhone 5: what our writers think

iPhone 5: what our writers think

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 03:24

The iPhone launch is always a major event in the mobile industry. This year has not been different, as pretty much all of the attention this week was focused on the iPhone 5. We've given you plenty of coverage about the new handset, discussing every single detail...

iPhone 5 pre-orders are now live

iPhone 5 pre-orders are now live

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 03:10

We have to give Apple credit for making sure its newly-announced gadgets reach the market in the shortest time possible. And their latest smartphone is no exception to that – just as promised, the iPhone 5 is now available for pre-order from the Apple Store...

Apple reveals the prices for unlocked versions of the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S. and Canada

Apple reveals the prices for unlocked versions of the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S. and Canada

posted: 14 Sep 2012, 02:09

While not expected to be available on the September 21st launch date for the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S., the Cupertino based firm has announced pricing for unlocked versions of thev phone...

Humor: The magical disappointment of the iPhone

Humor: The magical disappointment of the iPhone

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 19:15

The Apple news is done, and now it's time to have a good laugh at the craziness surrounding the new iPhone. We've already seen the Apple announcement of Nothing, and people who couldn't tell that the iPhone 4S wasn't the iPhone 5. Now, let's...

Apple iPhone 5 coming September 21st to Radio Shack

Apple iPhone 5 coming September 21st to Radio Shack

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 18:28

Besides being available at three of ther major U.S. carriers on September 21st, the Apple iPhone 5 will also be launched on that date at Radio Shack locations coast to coast; with the retailers Trade and Save program, trading in a working...

On which carriers can the iPhone 5 be used with LTE speeds, and why Europe was hung out to dry

On which carriers can the iPhone 5 be used with LTE speeds, and why Europe was hung out to dry

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 08:47

Putting all LTE frequencies in one device is counterproductive, to the extent that sometimes even motherboard changes have to be made to accommodate all the different radios and interference...

iPhone 5 Lightning to 30-pin adaptor won’t work with some existing accessories (false alarm)

iPhone 5 Lightning to 30-pin adaptor won’t work with some existing accessories (false alarm)

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 08:00

The Apple iPhone 5 is coming with a brand new 8-pin Lightning connector that is not compatible with the current 30-pin connector used on the iPhone and iPad all until now…

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