Apple sold 5 million iPhone 5 in the first weekend

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Sep 242012
 

Apple just posted a press release announcing debut iPhone 5 sales topped 5 million units sold since going on sale on Friday and pre-order Sept. 14. The Cupertino-based company also announced 100 million iOS devices are now running iOS 6. Continue reading »

Apple patent application has iPhones text when calls can’t be reach

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Sep 202012
 

Apple patent application has iPhones text when calls don't reach spotty coverage areas

If you’re already using Android 4.0 or iOS 6, you’re likely familiar with the option to send a pre-made text reply to incoming calls you can’t take. Continue reading »

New iPhone 5 teardown [ images ]

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Sep 202012
 

iPhone-Garage has posted the first teardown of the new iPhone 5.

Take a look at a few of the photos below or hit the link for more. Continue reading »

Download iOS 6 now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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Sep 192012
 

Cupertino’s newest hardware may have us purring, but Apple hasn’t left those of us with existing hardware out in the cold. iOS 6 should be appearing as an available update right now, or at least very shortly — depending on how taxed those servers get. It’ll be compatible with every iPhone since the 3GS, iPod touch 4G / 5G and this-and-last-year’s vintage of the iPad. Given the inexorable march of technology, some of the newer features won’t work on the older devices, but you can use our compatability checker to determine what new things you’ll be able to do in the next few hours. Continue reading »

iPhone 5 pre-orders hit 2M in 24 hours, doubles iPhone 4S record

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Sep 172012
 

Following AT&T’s announcement this morning, Apple confirmed 2 million pre-orders in 24 hours. That statistic more than doubles the pre-order record of approximately 1 million units held by the iPhone 4S (600,000 for iPhone 4). Apple also noted demand is exceeding its initial supply and some pre-order customers will not receive their device until October. For those doing the math, that is 83,333 units an hour (or 1,388 a minute, or 23 a second, etc.) over the first day. That’s enough iPhone 5 boxes to stretch 190 miles (or 1 million feet). It is Interesting that iPhone 5 pre-orders seem to line up with Phil Schiller’s statement about new iPhones selling as much as all previous generations combined—an observation we like to refer to as “Schiller’s Law”. Continue reading »

How much it cost apple to make the new iPhone 5?

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Sep 142012
 

Materials for the 16GB iPhone 5 cost an estimated $167.50, or approximately $35 more than the iPhone 4S bill, according to initial calculations by TechInsights. Continue reading »

T-Mobile Getting nano-SIM may arrive in October

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Sep 142012
 

T-Mobile’s American branch would really like to scoop up a few iPhone owners, and we’re getting a better sense of just how far it’s willing to go to lure refuseniks who’d otherwise go to AT&T. A product matrix leaked to TmoNews both shows the US carrier’s specially branded nano-SIM cards and suggests they’ll be available in October. Continue reading »

Verizon requires that you pay full price to keep your unlimited data plan

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Sep 132012
 

AT&T announced earlier that it would allow customers on a grandfathered unlimited data plan to keep their plan even when paying a subsidized price for the iPhone 5. The nation’s largest carrier looks to take things a different way, however. A Verizon representative confirmed with 9to5mac this evening that customers will only be able to keep their unlimited data plan if they pay full price for the iPhone 5 ($649 for 16GB). Furthermore, existing Verizon customers can keep their old Nationwide Usage Based plan. They will not be forced to switch to one of Verizon’s new Share Everything Plans when buying the iPhone 5 on a two-year contract. Continue reading »

AT&T users can keep their unlimited data plans with the iPhone 5

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Sep 132012
 

AT&T’s (T) customers who have long enjoyed unlimited 3G data on their iPhones are in luck: They’ll be able to keep their unlimited data plans when they purchase the iPhone 5 despite the fact that it’s a 4G LTE device. AT&T wireless chief Ralph de la Vega said today that his company would “offer customers the flexibility to keep the iPhone data plans they already have or choose any of our individual or new Mobile Share plans” if they wanted to switch. A company spokesperson confirmed that this will apply to unlimited data plans currently held by AT&T iPhone users. AT&T’s full press release follows below. Continue reading »

Iphone 5 Hands on [ video ]

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Sep 122012
 

Hands-on impressions of the new iPhone 5 have begun appearing online.