Will Samsung’s next phone be metal like the iPhone?

Rumors emerging from South Korea suggest that Samsung is concerned that the build quality of the iPhone and the HTC One puts its Galaxy Phone in a cheap light. Will they soon be made of sterner stuff? There’s something about the plastic nature of Samsung’s phones that make them slightly less attractive. To me, that […]

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The Mophie Juice Pack Air For iPhone 5 Drops iTunes Syncing, But Still Saves You When You Need More Power

Short Version Mophie caused a bit of a double-take by introducing not one but two rechargeable external battery cases for the iPhone 5 within a few days of each other. The Juice Pack Helium offers a sleeker body, but the Juice Pack Air, announced later, offers more stamina. I’ve been testing the latter for nearly a week now, […]

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How to jailbreak any iOS 6 device, including iPhone 5

At long last, a jailbreak method has been released for iOS 6 and higher, which makes this the first jailbreak for the iPhone 5. If you’ve been waiting to jailbreak your iPhone 5, or any device running iOS 6 and higher, today is your lucky day. A new tool called evasi0n was released just this morning. […]

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How to purchase movie tickets using Siri

With the release of iOS 6.1, iOS users in the U.S. can now ask Siri to help them purchase tickets to a movie at a local theater. Apple has released iOS 6.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. Among other fixes and new additions is the ability to purchase movie tickets using Siri, as originally reported back in November. Siri’s […]

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Apple shares slip toward $500 on iPhone 5 demand worries

Some reports have suggested that the iPhone is experiencing weaker-than-expected demand, pushing Apple’s shares lower. Apple’s iPhone 5 Apple shares could drop below the $500 mark, if premarket trading trends continue throughout the day. In premarket trading today, Apple’s shares had slipped down over $17 to land at around $503. At some points this morning, Apple’s […]

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Apple reportedly cuts iPhone screen orders on weak demand

The Cupertino-based tech giant cut orders of the iPhone 5 screens by roughly 50 percent last month, a possible sign of sagging demand, sources tell the Wall Street Journal. Apple’s iPhone 5. Apple is reportedly dialing down its iPhone component orders, a possible sign that demand for the smartphone is not quite as strong as […]

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New Magnetic Keyboard/Gamepad Case Combo Gives Your iPhone 5 Super Thin Snap-On Input Devices

  iPhone5Mod today unveiled a new case accessory that gives the iPhone 5 a physical keyboard and video game controller all in a super-slim magnetic package. iPhone5Mod is a Chinese accessories retailer which was one of the earliest to supply a third-party Lightning dock/cable, and which also provided a modkit to make your iPhone 4 or 4S look like […]

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iOS 6.0.2 is draining our batteries, some users say

Some iPhone users are complaining of a faster battery drain after applying the latest update, although others aren’t seeing any problems. The famed iPhone battery drain issue seems have to resurfaced for some people who’ve made the leap to iOS 6.0.2. Several users chiming in on Apple’s Discussion Forums say the latest iOS update, which was designed to […]

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Pay no mind to Apple’s iPhone 5 order cuts, analyst says

The recent reported decrease in orders through the supply chain are “explainable but not alarming,” J.P. Morgan’s Mark Moskowitz. (Credit: Apple) Worries over Apple’s apparent cutting back on parts orders for the iPhone 5 are nothing to worry about, according to J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz. In an investor note today, Moskowitz points out that recent reports […]

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iPhone 5 sales in China surpass 2 million in first weekend

With millions of people in China snapping up Apple’s latest smartphone, a sales record is set for the Far East country. It’s been just three days since Apple’s iPhone 5 launch in China and already 2 million devices have already been sold. The tech giant announced today that this latest model of its popular smartphone is selling […]

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Walmart selling iPhone 5 for $127 in stores, 4S for $47

Walmart has put Apple’s two latest smartphones on sale just ahead of Christmas, trimming $72 off the iPhone 5, and about $41 off the iPhone 4S. Walmart is apparently quite eager to get shoppers in its doors and is now selling the iPhone 5 for $72 less than Apple’s retail price. The retailer today said it would be selling […]

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Apple’s iPhone 5 officially goes on sale in China

After overcoming a number of regulatory hurdles, Apple’s newest smartphone hits the most populated country on earth. Apple’s iPhone 5 went on sale in China today. (Credit: Apple) The world’s biggest mobile phone market can now get its hands on Apple’s iPhone 5. The device officially went on sale in China today, according to The Next Web. […]

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iPhone 5 sales even better than earlier thought, Canaccord says

The firm says supply has “dramatically improved” for Apple’s newest smartphone, and the international expansion also boosts results. The iPhone 5 is selling at a brisk pace, Canaccord Genuity says, and supply for Apple’s newest smartphone has “dramatically improved.” Based on channel checks in November, the firm has found “very strong sales” of the iPhone 5 at […]

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iPhone 5 hits South Korea Friday, and 50+ new lands in December

As Apple begins to sort out its supply issues for the iPhone 5, it is widening the availability of its blockbuster smartphone. The iPhone 5 will be available in even more countries soon. Apple said today that the iPhone 5 would be available in South Korea on Friday, with more than 50 additional countries getting its marquee smartphone later […]

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China to get iPhone 5, iPad Mini in December

The diminutive tablet will be available starting December 7, along with the larger fourth-generation iPad. The iPhone 5 hits stores a week later. If you’re shopping in Shanghai, here’s one place you’ll find Apple products. (Credit: Apple) It’s official: China will move into the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini era next month. Apple announced this morning that the Wi-Fi versions […]

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Apple begins selling unlocked iPhone 5 in the U.S.

Now users don’t have to be tethered to a network when buying an iPhone 5, however they should be ready to shell out at least $649 for the unlocked model of this device. The unlocked iPhone 5 is now for sale on Apple’s Web store. It’s official — unlocked iPhone 5 smartphones are now on sale in […]

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