Tag Archive | "iPhone 5"

iPhone 5 LTE functionality to go live on 36 additional carriers next week

Friday, January 25, 2013

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Apple this week announced during their earnings conference call that the iPhone 5 would be gaining 4G LTE service on an additional 36 carriers starting next week. As it stands now, LTE for the iPhone 5 is only available on carriers in a few countries – ┬áthe US, Canada, Britain, Japan, Australia, Korea and Germany [...]

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Details on Apple’s 2013 product roadmap – new iPhone 5s and a whole lot more

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Let’s take a break from all the hullabaloo surrounding Apple’s share price and alleged weak demand for the iPhone 5 to take a look at some of Apple’s upcoming products. Of course, Apple keeps its product roadmap a tightly guarded secret, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has proven rather adept at predicting future Apple [...]

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iPhone 5 coming to China Mobile second half of 2013 – Report

Thursday, December 6, 2012

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Now this would be a doozy. With literally hundreds of millions of subscribers, and quite easily the largest mobile carrier on the planet, China Mobile is undeniably a golden egg in any handset manufacturers efforts to stimulate tremendous growth. Rumors of the iPhone 5 coming to China Mobile have persisted for some time, and indeed, [...]

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Samsung tightens the A6 pricing screws on Apple by 20 percent

Monday, November 12, 2012

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While Apple has settled its dispute with HTC, its legal battles with Samsung continue to rage on. To that end, we’ve heard a number of rumors regarding Apple’s efforts to look for a Samsung ┬áreplacement, but remember that Apple isn’t the only one holding any cards in this game. Marketwatch reports that Samsung really upped [...]

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iPhone 5 to come to China by early December – Report

Saturday, November 10, 2012

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The WSJ reports┬áthat the iPhone 5 may be coming to China sooner than later. Though the iPhone 5 first launched in September, Apple’s next-gen smartphone has been awaiting government approval before carriers such as China Telecom and China Unicom can begin selling it. And it’s just as good considering that Apple is just now catching [...]

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iPhone 5 supply still not caught up with demand

Saturday, November 3, 2012

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AppleInsider reports: Gene Munster and his team at Piper Jaffray polled 70 Apple Stores to check on availability of the iPhone 5. They found that supply is generally constrained for the more popular AT&T and Verizon models, though inventory is said to be improving for Sprint. Piper Jaffray also conducted a poll this week of [...]

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Foxconn says iPhone 5 is most difficult device they’ve ever had to assemble

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Forget about Mapplegate (could there be a worse name for a ‘controversy’?), Apple continues to sell iPhone 5s just as quickly as Foxconn can produce them. Indeed, if anything, Apple has had trouble meeting pent up demand for its 6th generation iPhone up until recently. Recently, we reported on how stricter quality control measures requested [...]

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iPhone 5 already surpasses Samsung Galaxy S3 in web traffic

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Despite only having been out for less than a month, a new report from the research firm Chitika shows that web traffic from the iPhone 5 has already surpassed that from Samsung’s Galaxy S3. So while the pundits and even Apple enthusiasts and iPhone owners may have less than stellar things to say about Apple’s [...]

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Saturday Night Live takes on iPhone 5 complaints [Video]

Monday, October 15, 2012

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SNL has been mediocre for sometime now, but now that they recently added some Chicago-based improv talent to the mix in the form of Tim Robinson, Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong, I’ve been checking it out a bit more often. And lo and behold, this weekend I caught a decent skit featuring three tech bloggers [...]

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iPhone 5 supply contrained due to stricter quality control measures regarding scratches

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Aside from all of the hoopla surrounding Apple’s new Maps app, the iPhone 5 launch has essentially gone off without a hitch. If anything, sales for Apple’s new smartphone remain so strong that Apple is reportedly still struggling to keep supply on par with demand. That said, Bloomberg reports that increased quality control regarding scratching [...]

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Apple responds to complaints regarding purple flare effect on iPhone 5 photos

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Shortly after the iPhone 5 was released, some users began noticing a purple flare or halo on their photos when the camera is pointed at a bright light source. As tends to be the case, the issue only appears to be affecting some users and it certainly hasn’t attracted as much attention as the issues [...]

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Mark Zuckerberg admired Jobs’ focus; received free iPhone 5 from Tim Cook

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Last Friday, Facebook announced an incredible achievement, noting that over 1 billion people activeuly use the popular social networking site daily. Take that Google+. Touting the statistic in a press release, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained, “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in [...]

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