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New case for the Apple iPhone 5 lets you crank-charge the battery

New case for the Apple iPhone 5 lets you crank-charge the battery

posted: 20 Mar 2013, 09:50

The Gridcase Reactor is a case for the Apple iPhone 5 that uses a hand crank so that you can re-charge the battery during those times when an outlet isn't available; in addition, a small 400mAh cell is built into the case...

Yankee Group: Apple iPhone to pick up U.S. market share in 2013

Yankee Group: Apple iPhone to pick up U.S. market share in 2013

posted: 19 Mar 2013, 22:47

Research firm The Yankee Group is not impressed with the Samsung Galaxy S 4, even calling the device the Samsung Galaxy S IIIS to show how the phone is evolutionary, not revolutionary; the Yankee Group conducted a survey...

Case Scenario’s Pantone Universe Bookcase for iPhone 5 hands-on

Case Scenario’s Pantone Universe Bookcase for iPhone 5 hands-on

posted: 18 Mar 2013, 19:51

At first glance, Case Scenario’s Pantone Universe Bookcase for the iPhone 5 seems to traverse the same trodden path, but interestingly enough, it packs a couple off differences that get us to take notice. Let’s talk about...

"There's iPhone and then there's everything else," says Apple in response to Samsung Galaxy S 4 unveiling

posted: 16 Mar 2013, 19:48

With the Samsung Galaxy S 4 catching 99.99% of the buzz in the last two days, Apple is fighting back with a post on its website explaining why you should buy an Apple iPhone...

Wu: Apple iPhone 5 production cuts point to newer Apple iPhone 5S plus lower cost model

Wu: Apple iPhone 5 production cuts point to newer Apple iPhone 5S plus lower cost model

posted: 15 Mar 2013, 11:01

Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu told his clients on Friday that by checking Apple's supply chain, he has found that production of the Apple iPhone 5 is being cut which would correspond with the idea...

Samsung Galaxy S 4 camera samples (vs iPhone 5)

Samsung Galaxy S 4 camera samples (vs iPhone 5)

posted: 14 Mar 2013, 21:48

Eager to see some camera samples taken with the Samsung Galaxy S 4? We sure have some! What's more we've captured the same frames using the iPhone 5, so that you can easily compare the quality of the two cameras...

Galaxy S 4 vs One vs Xperia Z vs iPhone 5: size comparison

Galaxy S 4 vs One vs Xperia Z vs iPhone 5: size comparison

posted: 14 Mar 2013, 19:45

We're big fans of comparisons here at PhoneArena, and what better way to celebrate the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 than doing a whole bunch of those! This time we'll be doing a size comparison against some of its biggest,...

Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs Apple iPhone 5: first look

Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs Apple iPhone 5: first look

posted: 14 Mar 2013, 18:33

Well hello there Samsung Galaxy S IV! Meet your fellow competitor in the well-established Apple iPhone 5. Surely, we all know that there’s been a fair amount of history between these two companies, as they’re continually vying for supremacy...

Samsung Galaxy S 4 shares PowerVR GPU with the Apple iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S 4 shares PowerVR GPU with the Apple iPhone 5

posted: 13 Mar 2013, 21:41

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be introduced on Thursday and will immediately become the main challenger to the Apple iPhone 5, and while there are obviously fans of each phone, there is one thing in common that they might share;...

Two new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 use similar style to new Apple iPad spots

Two new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 use similar style to new Apple iPad spots

posted: 12 Mar 2013, 03:25

Apple has released a couple of new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 that copy the same style we saw with the ads the Cupertino based firm ran for the latest iteration of the Apple iPad with words thrown at you quickly...

CM4 Q Card iPhone 5 Case hands-on

CM4 Q Card iPhone 5 Case hands-on

posted: 09 Mar 2013, 19:26

Instead of following the trend of late, the CM4 Q Card Case for the iPhone 5 decides to stick to a unified snap on case form factor – as opposed to the two part compartments we’ve seen plenty of times by now. Indeed it’s a bit more compact and pocket friendly,...

Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Leather Wallet Case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Leather Wallet Case hands-on

posted: 08 Mar 2013, 10:38

As its name implies, the Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Wallet Case features a snap-on removable case that can be used independently from the main wallet case. Standing out for its modern design, the premium elements with the Snap Wallet Case includes...

Spigen iPhone 5 Saturn Case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Saturn Case hands-on

posted: 07 Mar 2013, 15:49

Comprised out of polycarbonate and aluminum parts, there’s no arguing we’re digging the premium element of the new case series. In fact, three specific colors are available – they include satin silver, metal slate, and metal red. Between them all, we have...

PowerSkin iPhone 5 Battery Case hands-on

PowerSkin iPhone 5 Battery Case hands-on

posted: 06 Mar 2013, 14:37

Doused in a black soft touch matte finish, it looks a bit too plain in comparison to the more stylish finishes we’ve been seeing on other comparable iPhone 5 battery cases. Nevertheless, it does help to maintain a cleaner appearance. Naturally, the...

Acase Collatio iPhone 5 Case hands-on

Acase Collatio iPhone 5 Case hands-on

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 20:42

Although it’s not too bothersome for people, the genuine leather material shows a lot of wear very quickly – so it can possibly be something that might dissuade people. At first, we were a bit concerned about how the iPhone 5 would be secured firmly into...

$50 iPhone case boosts Wi-Fi signal by 50%

$50 iPhone case boosts Wi-Fi signal by 50%

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 07:15

Having a protective iPhone case is a great idea, but having a protective iPhone case that also adds some kind of extra functionality is even wiser. One such case is the new Linkase, made by a company called Absolute. The neat thing about it is that...

Apple actually thought of naming the iPhone

Apple actually thought of naming the iPhone "Tripod" or "Telepod"

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 03:33

Back in 2007, Apple started a revolution in the mobile industry by introducing the iPhone. The popularity of this new product grew rapidly and in only a matter of months it seemed as if everyone and their grandma was well...

WSJ:These are the apps and phones used by the Rich and Famous

WSJ:These are the apps and phones used by the Rich and Famous

posted: 04 Mar 2013, 01:04

The WSJ has interviewed a number of people who you might consider to be rich, famous or both in an attempt to find out which apps they use on a daily basis along with the phone that is their daily driver; those being featured...

Moshi Overture Wallet Case for iPhone 5 hands-on

Moshi Overture Wallet Case for iPhone 5 hands-on

posted: 03 Mar 2013, 15:02

Indeed, $44.95 might seem a bit steep for some people, but we have to remind ourselves that the Moshi Overture is both a case and wallet. For the most part, the Overture doesn’t add too much bulk to streamlined smartphone, as it’s able to...

iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 Battery Pack & Case hands-on

iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 Battery Pack & Case hands-on

posted: 03 Mar 2013, 14:13

Sure, the iKit NuCharge still adds some size when its 1,900 mAh battery pack is attached, but compared to some others, it’s actually not quite as considerable as others. Interestingly enough, the iKit NuCharge is comprised out of a see-through...

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