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iPhone 5 headed to Cricket, to launch on September 28

iPhone 5 headed to Cricket, to launch on September 28

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 07:57

AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint won't be the only U.S. carriers that you'll be able to get an iPhone 5 from. Cricket just announced that it is hopping on the bandwagon too and will be offering the iPhone 5 starting September 28, which is a...

10 cool iPhone 5 cases

10 cool iPhone 5 cases

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 06:14

The newly-announced iPhone 5 may not be available for purchase yet, but that doesn't stop accessory makers from offering iPhone 5 protective cases already. In fact, some of the new designs are now up for pre-order for all those impatient future iPhone 5 owners. Care to...

Is Apple iPhone 5 the first handset with Cortex-A15 processor cores? Analysts think so

Is Apple iPhone 5 the first handset with Cortex-A15 processor cores? Analysts think so

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 04:48

Cortex-A15 at 2GHz has twice the performance of Cortex-A9 at 1.5GHz, but as far as we know Apple, the A6 is likely clocked much lower, but could still be "2x faster" than A5 at its respective clock...

5 things that could have made the Apple iPhone 5 an even better smartphone

5 things that could have made the Apple iPhone 5 an even better smartphone

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 04:41

The iPhone 5 is a great improvement over the iPhone 4S. It's thinner, lighter and faster. Apple has introduced many new features that will easily improve the overall user experience with the handset, such as...

Woz on Apple's patent war with Samsung: “I don’t think the decision of California will hold. And I don’t agree with it.”

Woz on Apple's patent war with Samsung: “I don’t think the decision of California will hold. And I don’t agree with it.”

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 04:41

Steve Wozniak is not only the co-founder of Apple and one of the most important people sculpting the computer as it is today, he is an avid user of all...

Here is how nano SIM adaptors look like

Here is how nano SIM adaptors look like

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 04:09

The Apple iPhone 5 is finally here and it comes with a brand new nano SIM card, an even tinier piece of plastic that you’d need to connect to your carrier’s network…

iPhone 5’s taller screen will pose a challenge to some developers

iPhone 5’s taller screen will pose a challenge to some developers

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 03:58

Apple's new iPhone 5 comes with a larger, 4-inch display and with it all native apps come redesigned to fit the larger screen…

iPhone 5 is incompatible with HD Voice by Sprint

iPhone 5 is incompatible with HD Voice by Sprint

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 03:39

With its three microphones and support for wideband audio, also marketed as HD Voice by some wireless carriers, the iPhone 5 is the best calling device ever made by Apple. Yet the improvement of in-call audio quality does not depend solely...

Picture of Big Sur taken with the iPhone 5 and an iPhone 4S analyzed, there might be a bigger sensor now

Picture of Big Sur taken with the iPhone 5 and an iPhone 4S analyzed, there might be a bigger sensor now

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 02:32

DPreview speculates the sensor inside of the iPhone 5 must be different than the one in the iPhone 4, after digging in the EXIF data of the photo. The ISO went all the way...

Verizon will allow FaceTime over Cellular for all rate plans

Verizon will allow FaceTime over Cellular for all rate plans

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 02:06

While AT&T is limiting the new FaceTime over Cellular to its Mobile Share customers, Verizon has decided to allow all of its data plan subscribers to use the feature which will debut on iOS 6; currently FaceTime requires both...

Apple posts iPhone 5 announcement keynote video

Apple posts iPhone 5 announcement keynote video

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 01:59

Unlike other companies, Apple does not stream its keynotes as they happen, which leaves all fans relying on liveblogs in order to get the hottest news as the event unfolds. However, recordings of Apple keynotes get posted on the company's web...

5 smartphones that'll give the iPhone 5 some heated competition

5 smartphones that'll give the iPhone 5 some heated competition

posted: 13 Sep 2012, 00:15

Now that the iPhone 5 is all-official, there are many people in the industry who feel a bit underwhelmed by the announcement. Sure, it’s bigger, faster, and stronger than its predecessor, but as a whole, it might not embody...

All you need to know about the iPhone 5

All you need to know about the iPhone 5

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 18:04

Boy, what an announcement this was! Apple introduced its iPhone 5 to the eyes of media and millions of excited users, and just like that, the device has become the world's most-discussed gadget...

iPhone 5: review of specifications

iPhone 5: review of specifications

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 17:18

So, it's finally here, the new iPhone! Sorry, we meant the iPhone 5! You've ready all our news about the handset (probably a rather time-consuming thing to do), you already know that Apple has not only improved the design of its handset, but also the hardware...

iPhone 5 photo samples are published in full resolution

iPhone 5 photo samples are published in full resolution

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 17:15

Soon after detailed information about the iPhone 5 was published on the Apple web site, we came across these photo samples taken with its 8-megapixel camera and decided to share them with you. These are the same photos that were shown...

Three microphones and HD voice support make the iPhone 5 the best calling devices from Apple yet

Three microphones and HD voice support make the iPhone 5 the best calling devices from Apple yet

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 16:50

Wideband, or the so-called high-definition voice is a good thing, as it allows for superior clarity and best audio experience in VoIP and calling. It doubles both the sound spectrum...

AT&T approves grandfathered data plans for use with iPhone 5

AT&T approves grandfathered data plans for use with iPhone 5

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 16:41

As it was already announced, the iPhone 5 will be available with three out of the four major wireless carriers in the U.S. – AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. And it goes without saying that purchasing Apple's new smartphone will require...

The iPhone 5 and Tim Cook's genius at setting expectations

The iPhone 5 and Tim Cook's genius at setting expectations

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 16:28

Every year since it was first announced, the annual iPhone event has been either a huge amazing success, or a catastrophic disappointment. Often, the iPhone event would be both at the same time, depending on who you asked. But,...

Apple marketing head Phil Schiller explains why iPhone 5 has no NFC or wireless charging, but a new connector

Apple marketing head Phil Schiller explains why iPhone 5 has no NFC or wireless charging, but a new connector

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 16:28

The Apple iPhone 5 is here and it brings little surprises except for a possibly much more capable processor than expected. And that’s not a small thing, but with all...

Hyperbole fatigue: Is the iPhone 5 really 14% more magical?

Hyperbole fatigue: Is the iPhone 5 really 14% more magical?

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 16:16

The iPhone five looks pretty solid, but are Apple execs' mouths writing checks their product design can't cash?...

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