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Mockups of the Apple iPhone 5C and Apple iPhone 5S are photographed with the Apple iPhone 5

Mockups of the Apple iPhone 5C and Apple iPhone 5S are photographed with the Apple iPhone 5

posted: 10 Aug 2013, 16:50

A published report out of Vietnam (where many great Apple iPhone leaks have taken place over the years) includes photographs of what are allegedly mockups of the low-cost Apple iPhone 5C...

AT&T's Next device pricing for the 16GB Apple iPhone 5, comes in a tad lower than Verizon's Edge

AT&T's Next device pricing for the 16GB Apple iPhone 5, comes in a tad lower than Verizon's Edge

posted: 10 Aug 2013, 00:10

This is the year that some of the major U.S. carriers, realizing how important it is for many of their customers to own the latest and greatest handsets, developed special plans for...

iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 being removed from T-Mobile's

iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 being removed from T-Mobile's "zero down" promotion

posted: 09 Aug 2013, 18:06

A couple weeks ago T-Mobile began a "promotion" which removed the up-front payment from most of its smartphones, with the plan to run the offers throughout the summer. Now, it has been confirmed that T-Mobile...

The Apple iPhone made up 20% of T-Mobile's smartphone sales in Q2

The Apple iPhone made up 20% of T-Mobile's smartphone sales in Q2

posted: 08 Aug 2013, 16:51

Early Thursday morning, we passed along T-Mobile's second quarter earnings report; for the most part, it was a strong three months for the carrier, although the view was a bit murky thanks to the inclusion of MetroPCS...

LG G2 vs Apple iPhone 5: first look

LG G2 vs Apple iPhone 5: first look

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 23:30

It goes to show how much things can change in one year, which is plainly obvious as we're comparing a flagship device from a year ago, against one that just made its debut today. The iPhone 5 has been tearing the scene up since it debuted last fall, and...

First camera samples from the LG G2 - compared to the iPhone 5, Galaxy S4, One and Lumia 1020

First camera samples from the LG G2 - compared to the iPhone 5, Galaxy S4, One and Lumia 1020

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 16:58

Earlier today we had the opportunity to take a few camera shots using the new LG G2, and being the shutterbugs that we are, we took our our iPhone 5, Galaxy S4, One and Lumia 1020 to take...

New Nokia Lumia 925 ad makes fun of Apple iPhone 5 commercial

New Nokia Lumia 925 ad makes fun of Apple iPhone 5 commercial

posted: 05 Aug 2013, 13:12

Remember that television spot for the Apple iPhone that showed users of the device snapping picture after picture with their phone? Recall the tagline from that spot? "Everyday, more photos are taken with the iPhone than with...

Study: Apple iPhone saves T-Mobile from losing up to 400,000 customers

Study: Apple iPhone saves T-Mobile from losing up to 400,000 customers

posted: 02 Aug 2013, 21:17

A report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners suggests that if it weren't for the Apple iPhone making its long awaited appearance on T-Mobile's line-up, the carrier would have lost 300,000 to 400,000 current...

Motorola Moto X vs Apple iPhone 5 first look

Motorola Moto X vs Apple iPhone 5 first look

posted: 01 Aug 2013, 14:15

We just got a very intimate look at the just announced Moto X, a flagship device from Motorola. Needless to say, it’s going to be fighting against some of the greats in the space, and with that in mind, people are going to wonder if it’ll have...

Meet the toughest iPhone 5 cases money can buy

Meet the toughest iPhone 5 cases money can buy

posted: 01 Aug 2013, 03:05

As many would agree, the iPhone 5 is a beautiful, well-crafted smartphone. But at the same time, its lightweight aluminum body may easily bend or scratch if the handset is not handled with care. That explains why there's plenty of protective...

Spigen iPhone 5 Linear Blitz case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Linear Blitz case hands-on

posted: 18 Jul 2013, 13:30

Covering the entire side and back of the iPhone 5, Spigen’s Linear Blitz case undoubtedly provides protection against scratches. However, we wouldn’t necessarily say that it would handle drops from extensive heights all that well. Despite that, it’s...

HTC One mini vs Galaxy S4 mini, HTC One and more: size comparison

HTC One mini vs Galaxy S4 mini, HTC One and more: size comparison

posted: 18 Jul 2013, 08:12

When you think about it, the HTC One mini is a very exciting smartphone, as it manages to both offer compact dimensions and retain the premium status of its bigger variant. Not many other handsets have managed to do that,...

Spigen Linear Metal iPhone 5 case hands-on

Spigen Linear Metal iPhone 5 case hands-on

posted: 17 Jul 2013, 13:32

On one hand, we appreciate that the Linear Metal case is form fitting without adding any bulk to the smartphone’s existing slim profile, but its design is pretty much on the bland side. Nevertheless, it’ll no doubt protect the handset from scratches...

Adopted iPhone 5 cases hands-on: Leather Wrap, Cushion Wrap, & Forged

Adopted iPhone 5 cases hands-on: Leather Wrap, Cushion Wrap, & Forged

posted: 16 Jul 2013, 12:35

If you plan on getting Adopted, just know you’ll be treated to exciting iPhone 5 cases that not only offer great protection, but they don’t skimp out when it comes to looking good too...

Apple iPhone 5 reportedly kills Chinese woman

Apple iPhone 5 reportedly kills Chinese woman

posted: 14 Jul 2013, 14:15

According to a story reported by two publications in China, 23 year old Ma Ai Lun died when she answered a call on her Apple iPhone 5 while it was recharging; details are sketchy and some of the information loses meaning in translation, but it...

Spigen iPhone 5 Skin Guard hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Skin Guard hands-on

posted: 09 Jul 2013, 14:43

The Spigen Skin Guard for the iPhone 5 is nothing more than a giant decal that covers the smartphone’s brushed aluminum rear casing. It’s easy as pie to apply too! Essentially, you line up the corners so that it’s squared perfectly, then apply a little bit...

Spigen iPhone 5 Linear Pops case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Linear Pops case hands-on

posted: 09 Jul 2013, 09:46

Out of everything, the biggest draw factor of the Linea Pops case is the flashy paint job it’s sporting. Simply, it’s a marvelous contrasting thing with its orange, blue, and pink combination – colors that no doubt stand out on their own, but when...

Target offering free gift card with purchase of Apple iPhone, Apple iPad or Apple iPod

Target offering free gift card with purchase of Apple iPhone, Apple iPad or Apple iPod

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 14:43

Target's latest circular included a special deal for those purchasing certain models of the Apple iPhone , Apple iPad and Apple iPod touch; buy the 16GB Apple iPhone 5, already on sale for $149.99...

LifeProof frē case for iPhone 5 hands-on

LifeProof frē case for iPhone 5 hands-on

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 14:41

Unlike some of its rivals, the thing that amazes us about the LifeProof frē case from the onset is its slim looks and pocketable feel. For something that’s touted to protect the smartphone from so many things, it’s amazing that it doesn’t have that...

Which phone has the best battery life? Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 infographic

Which phone has the best battery life? Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 infographic

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 02:51

Despite Samsung's recent share price woes, the Galaxy S4 consistently proves that it might not take your heart with design and new features, but it is a very, very balanced smartphone,...

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