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The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

12 September, 2013 | comments (170)

Apple promised improved battery life for its new iPhone 5s and 5c, but other than endurance times for a few use cases, the company gave little info on the battery itself. Luckily, it's FCC's job to certify such aspects of a mobile device so now we...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

12 September, 2013 | comments (306)

Samsung's CEO JK Shin announced the company will start using 64-bit processors on its "next smartphones". This most probably means the 2014 flagships, such as the Galaxy S5, will be getting the new processors. This announcement follows hot on...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

12 September, 2013 | comments (96)

While some were wowed by the fingerprint scanning Touch ID home button on the iPhone 5s others have a tough time feeling safe that Apple won't "accidentally" share their fingerprints with someone not meant to have access to them. So an Apple...

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Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

12 September, 2013 | comments (136)

Apple announced a brand new chipset for the iPhone 5s the Apple A7 and in traditional Apple fashion proceeded to give very little detail about it. The company promised 2x performance increase over the iPhone 5 in CPU and GPU performance (and 40x...

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Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

11 September, 2013 | comments (145)

Apple finally announced its next-generation iPhone along with the iPhone 5c at yesterday's event. Back at the event, the Cupertino guys announced the subsidized pricing of its newest smartphones in the United States, but didn't say anything about...

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Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

11 September, 2013 | comments (150)

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c announcement brought on a lot of mockery from other makers, who unleashed all their zingers on Twitter. Nokia, who started the colorful polycarbonate trend, was blushing after the 5c announcement: Thanks, #Apple ;)...

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Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

10 September, 2013 | comments (83)

Apple's event is over and brought double the number of iPhones than any previous event the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (yes, the letter are lower case now). The high-end model, 5s, improves the chipset, camera and security (with a fingerprint...

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Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

10 September, 2013 | comments (529)

Just as expected, the newly introduced Apple iPhone 5s looks the same on the outside (if you don't count the new white with gold/champagne color option). It still has the same thin 7.6mm profile and it still weighs merely 112g. However it comes...

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iPhone 5S home button/Touch ID duo confirmed via manual

iPhone 5S home button/Touch ID duo confirmed via manual

10 September, 2013 | comments (65)

As the official iPhone event is just hours away the device's secrets become exposed one by one. From an alleged user manual of the upcoming flagship iPhone 5S comes the home button slash Touch ID sensor, which is said to be a fancy name for a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Working iPhone 5C handled in a short video

Working iPhone 5C handled in a short video

09 September, 2013 | comments (67)

CTech already published a specs sheet for the iPhone 5S, but it seems the site has also gotten hold of a 15 second video showing the cheaper iPhone 5C (recognized by its colored plastic sides) that shows the device being unlocked, a quick peek at...

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Alleged iPhone 5S specs show only minor changes

Alleged iPhone 5S specs show only minor changes

09 September, 2013 | comments (192)

The much awaited Apple event is tomorrow, so it's time for final leaks. Chinese site CTech has dug up the specs of the iPhone 5S, the higher end of the two models expected to be announced tomorrow, and compared it to previous iPhones. Now, we...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


Apple adds China Mobile to iPhone 5C carriers list

Apple adds China Mobile to iPhone 5C carriers list

07 September, 2013 | comments (60)

According to the latest report by Wall Street Journal China Mobile has already signed or will very soon sign a deal with Apple for the low-cost iPhone 5C. Apple has asked Foxconn to add China Mobile to the list of supported carriers for the iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5S retail packaging surfaces

Apple iPhone 5S retail packaging surfaces

06 September, 2013 | comments (94)

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C already look like one of the worst kept secrets in the tech industry. After appearing in leaked images, countless number of times, both smartphones are all set for an official unveiling on September 10. We...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


China Telecom puts up an iPhone 5S and 5C pre-order page

China Telecom puts up an iPhone 5S and 5C pre-order page

06 September, 2013 | comments (35)

Rumors of the new iPhones going to China are heating up they're so hot, in fact, that China Telecom just went and posted a pre-order page. It was quickly taken down, but the carrier's Sina Weibo account also posted about the two iPhones (this post...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple will hold a second iPhone event on September 11 in China

Apple will hold a second iPhone event on September 11 in China

04 September, 2013 | comments (11)

Apple sent out invites for its iPhone unveiling event yesterday, scheduled for September 10. Chinese media, however, is getting different invites for the following day it seems that Tim Cook's negotiations with China Mobile's chairman have paid...

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Apple's iPhone event is all but set for September 10

Apple's iPhone event is all but set for September 10

03 September, 2013 | comments (107)

Apple has sent invitation to the press for a special event, which will be held on September 10 at the Apple's Campus in Cupertino. There is no actual clue on the invitation besides the slogan "This should brighten everyone's day." It's safe...

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Shots of iPhone 5C packaging tip matching wallpapers

Shots of iPhone 5C packaging tip matching wallpapers

02 September, 2013 | comments (95)

The oft-leaked iPhone 5C model has been (supposedly) spotted yet again in various manufacturing plants in Asia. The device has been pictured with in iPod-esque packaging showing off the new color varieties with matching backgrounds. There's...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 5S name pops up on Japanese KDDI carrier

iPhone 5S name pops up on Japanese KDDI carrier

31 August, 2013 | comments (28)

The Japanese carrier KDDI has confirmed the name of the Apple's next flagship - the iPhone 5S. The name with the dummy link is now gone, though at this point it's as certain as it gets that Apple is going to stick to its usual naming scheme for yet...

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Golden iPhone 5S casing leaks in a video alongside white 5C

Golden iPhone 5S casing leaks in a video alongside white 5C

29 August, 2013 | comments (64)

A video has surfaced which shows the rumored iPhone 5S' golden casing and compares it side by side with the silver iPhone 5. The prominent differences are the dual-LED flash cutout on the iPhone 5S casing, the different third microphone...

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Gray SIM card tray for iPhone 5S points to a fourth color option

Gray SIM card tray for iPhone 5S points to a fourth color option

26 August, 2013 | comments (39)

The gold / champagne colored iPhone 5S has been getting a lot of attention from the rumor mill, but there might be a fourth color option on the way. A grey SIM card tray popped up in a repair shop in Japan and it looks just like the leaked iPhone 5S...

Tags: iPhone, iOS, Rumors