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Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

08 October, 2012 | comments (264)

Ever since the iPhone 5 went on sale, some of the users have been complaining about the purple haze seen when a bright light source is just visible in the frame. Apple has finally responded to these complaints on their support website, saying...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

27 September, 2012 | comments (333)

In an unprecedented move, Apple's CEO Tim Cook published a letter on the company's website, admitting that Apple's new maps service isn't up to par with the competition. In the letter, Tim Cook goes on to say that the Apple Maps app has...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

26 September, 2012 | comments (117)

Ever since the iPhone 5 announcement, it's been a mystery what exactly makes the new A6 processor tick. We've already seen its impressive performance benchmarked, but now we get to take a closer look at the architecture itself. A new...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

25 September, 2012 | comments (258)

Popular display analyzing company DisplayMate has decided to put the iPhone 5 through its various highly scientific tests and pit it against the Galaxy S III. The 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display of the Samsung flagship faces the 4-inch IPS LCD...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone

Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone

24 September, 2012 | comments (242)

Flagship smartphones sell by the millions and that's a given. Some 2 million people pre-ordered the new iPhone 5 and the total number of sold devices in the three days since the launch on September 21 has reached and surpassed 5 million...


Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

22 September, 2012 | comments (779)

It seems to have become a routine now. Every year Apple releases a new iPhone and while most of the customers are delighted a subset of buyers pull the short end of the stick. With the iPhone 4, it was the antennagate issue, with the iPhone 4S it...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

22 September, 2012 | comments (475)

Ever since the Apple iPhone 5 was announced, the A6 chipset which powers it has been something of a riddle. With Apple mentioning nothing on the exact specifications, we had to wait another week to find the core count and architecture, as well as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

21 September, 2012 | comments (217)

The Apple iPhone 5 is already here and just about every analyst out there is busy trying to predict how it will do in its first weekend of availability. One of them, however, really impressed us with its non-traditional research methods. Gene...

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Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

21 September, 2012 | comments (113)

The Apple iPhone 5 is finally hitting the shelves. Sales begin in 9 countries today, which is the biggest number for an iPhone debut so far, with 22 more lined up to join the fun on September 28. The lucky markets to get the iPhone 5 today...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

20 September, 2012 | comments (378)

It was a long time coming, but now it has been officially confirmed - Samsung is going to pursue a ban on the US sales of the Apple iPhone 5. The Koreans believe that the latest iOS smartphone infringes on at least 8 of their LTE patents. The...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

19 September, 2012 | comments (237)

Apple has just started seeding its latest iOS 6 to iDevices around the globe. If you own a 4S, 4, 3GS or iPad 2, new iPad and iPod Touch you can expect to get the update in the following hours. This is the first iOS release that's available...

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First iPhone 5 reviews are in - good grades all around

First iPhone 5 reviews are in - good grades all around

19 September, 2012 | comments (285)

It's still a couple of days early before the iPhone 5 arrives at the doorsteps of those over 2 million people that have pre-ordered it. But we're already seeing the first wave of reviews by the lucky few that have gotten their hands on Apple's...


Pre-order delays for iPhone 5 grow to 3-4 weeks in the US

Pre-order delays for iPhone 5 grow to 3-4 weeks in the US

19 September, 2012 | comments (66)

The new iPhone 5 is a tough phone to get. We've already seen what it's like in front of Apple's brick-and-mortar stores, but there's quite the line forming at their virtual stores as well. Pre-orders started on September 14 and hit 2 million in a...


Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

17 September, 2012 | comments (251)

A couple of hours after AT&T announced that the iPhone 5 had broken the previous record for best-selling iPhone, Apple stepped up and gives us some exact numbers. In a Press Release the Cupertino-based company shares that the iPhone 5 has hit...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI, iOS


AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

AT&T says iPhone 5 is its fastest selling phone, gives no numbers

17 September, 2012 | comments (162)

AT&T issued a Press Release concerning the new iPhone 5's selling pace. The carrier declared the iPhone 5 the fastest selling iPhone on its network to date, but chose not to provide specific numbers. The early statement is very impressive and in...

Tags: Apple, AT&T, iOS


iPhone 5 catches up to flagship droids in first Geekbench scores

iPhone 5 catches up to flagship droids in first Geekbench scores

17 September, 2012 | comments (185)

There was plenty of speculation what kind of CPU powered the new iPhone 5 and in the end it turned out to be a custom Apple design. So, how well did the Cupertino-based company did? According to an unverified Geekbench results, A6more than meets the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9

Apple A6 found to have custom Apple Core instead of A15 or A9

17 September, 2012 | comments (144)

When Apple announced the iPhone 5, the only details they revealed about the new processor was that it was called the A6 and that it was twice as fast as the older one in CPU as well as the GPU. Rumors started circulating shortly afterwards...

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Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders start, ships September 21

14 September, 2012 | comments (223)

Just as promised at the iPhone 5 announcement event, Apple made the smartphone available for pre-order from its website today. If you live in the US, you'll also be able to book your Apple iPhone 5 directly from Verizon and AT&T. Initially,...

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iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA

iPhone 5 cannot do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA

14 September, 2012 | comments (129)

It has been discovered that the iPhone 5 won't be able to do simultaneous voice and LTE data on CDMA networks. This has been independently confirmed by both Verizon as well as Sprint in the US. Now it's not that you cannot do voice and LTE...

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Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

Apple iPhone 5 expected to sell 10M units this month alone

13 September, 2012 | comments (325)

The Apple iPhone 5 is barely out the door and pre-orders haven't even started yet, but analysts have already come up with the first forecasts for its market performance. RBC Capital Markets is expecting the new iOS flagship smartphone to ship 8 to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI