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The iPhone 5 (read our iPhone 5 review) is a smartphone from Apple. It was launched on Sept 12 2012 and features a 4″ display, 4G LTE, a thinner chassis and a faster A6 processor. At the time of its launch, it was obviously the best iPhone yet, but a large number of customers and observers came out very divided about its feature set. The lack of large screen was a main point of friction and many wished that there was a larger iPhone 5. FB Survey: are you impressed by the iPhone 5? Tell the world.

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iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program Extended To 2016

03/09/2015, If you’re using the iPhone 5, you might be one of the more unfortunate users to experience issues with their sleep/wake button in which it would stop being responsive. Apparently this isn’t so much a wear and tear issue but a manufacturing defect for...

Apple Extends iPhone 5 Battery Program

03/06/2015, Last year Apple announced an iPhone 5 battery replacement program. For those unfamiliar with the program, basically there were a small percentage of iPhone 5 owners who were affected by bad batteries. This led to their phones draining noticeably faster...

Apple Offering Battery Replacements For Some iPhone 5 Owners

08/22/2014, Apple’s iPhone battery life has always been a contentious issues amongst iPhone owners as they aren’t as big or as long-lasting compared to other phones. That being said if you’re the owner of an iPhone 5, you might be interested to learn that Apple...

iPhone Catches Fire In Plane

08/17/2014, When it comes to smartphones catching fire, there has been many examples in the past. For instance, this iPhone 5c caught fire and burned its schoolgirl owner, while another iPhone 5s was torched (albeit in the name of science), or how about a Samsung...

64GB Mophie Space Pack For iPhone 5/5s Unveiled

07/02/2014, Apple’s iPhone comes in a variety of storage sizes, ranging from 16GB up to 64GB. We’re sure many users would love to get their hands on the 64GB model, but usually the 64GB model is a bit too pricey for most people, so usually people either get the...

Jeff Bezos Autographs iPhone 5 With Wit

06/24/2014, Jeff Bezo’s Amazon Fire Phone has been unveiled recently, where it has raised more than just a few eyebrows along the way, where this particular device sports four different front-facing cameras which would allow users to take advantage of 3D-like...

Unauthorized Chargers Associated With Damaged iPhone 5 Component

06/19/2014, Now we have all heard the horror stories of how third-party and fake chargers can cause electrocution to its user and even start fires. Now apart from possible damage to the user, it seems that unauthorized chargers can even damage the phone itself,...

Apple Launches iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program

04/25/2014, The drawback to using physical buttons is that they tend to wear out. iPhone owners are more than well-aware of this issue and we’re sure many have taken their phones back to the Apple Store to complain about non-responsive home buttons as well as...

Proporta’s iPhone 5/5s Case Can Withstand A Shotgun Blast

11/10/2013, We’re not sure how many of you guys need a bullet proof iPhone case, but in case you do, Proporta has unveiled a new case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s that according to the manufacturers, will be able to withstand a shotgun blast from up to 20 yards....

Gold iPhone 5 Stickers Apparently A Hot Ticket Item In China

10/01/2013, So we heard that the gold iPhone 5s turned out to be quite a hot ticket item despite initial reactions and critics who felt that, based on the photos, gold would be quite gaudy. In any case not everyone needs to upgrade to the iPhone 5s, or who can’t...

iPhone 5s Paint Peeling Off Issue Reported

09/29/2013, Last year when the iPhone 5 was released, many early adopters reported that the paint was peeling off from their new iPhones. Some even found that their new smartphone came bearing scratches straight out of the box. The issue wasn’t widespread, and...

iPhone 5 Sticky Notes Now A Reality Thanks to Paperback

09/16/2013, Setting a reminder on your mobile device so you don’t forget to pick up something on the way home is a pretty easy experience if you have a phone that has a notes or an application that can remind you depending on the time or your location. But some...