iPhone 5

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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New iPhone 5 Ad Highlights Broken Do Not Disturb iOS 6 Feature
We’ve highlighted commercials for mobile phones from Samsung, Nokia and Apple in the past, but a new ad Apple is pushing out starting on January 1st is completely ironic considering how the feature they decided to highlight in their latest commercial is currently not working properly.The latest commercial for the iPhone 5 highlights iOS 6’s Do Not Disturb mode, which, when it’s working, allows you to have only important phone calls come […]

G-Form Demonstrates New XTREME iPhone 5 Case In 100,000 Foot Drop Test
G-Form is a company that is known for creating protective cases for mobile devices, like the iPad for example, and they’re also known for putting their protective cases through extreme tests. Well if you’re in the market for protective cases for your iPhone 5 or iOS device, G-Form has announced that come CES 2013, they will be releasing a new line of cases under the company’s XTREME lineup, and for […]

Apple Eyeing New Display Technology From Innolux [Rumor]
Rumor has it that Apple might soon replace its in-cell touch panel display in exchange for a better one for its next-generation iPhone. According to The China Times, Apple is eyeing on the display technology of Innolux. Innolux, officially called Chimei Innolux Corporation, is a Taiwanese TFT-LCD panel manufacturer that has long been a supplier for Apple. The Chinese publication reports that Innolux’s display technology, called “Touch On Display,” is […]

The EX Hybrid Case for iPhone 5 Keeps a Keyboard, Game Controller Readily Available
Even though touchscreen devices have been around for years now, we completely understand that there are those of you who absolutely cannot get the handle of using them to type, navigate or play games. You trust mobile phones with physical keyboards and accessories that allow you to achieve the feel of a controller when you play games.A new case from iPhone5Mod called the EX Hybrid Controller allows you to use […]

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The Chisel 5 Dock Will Hold Your iPhone Snugly
We’ve seen many iPhone docks in the past, although in this case, the Chisel 5 Bamboo iPhone dock is probably one of the more unique ones we’ve seen to date. So far docks for the iPhone usually include a base of sorts, but with the Chisel 5, it actually features a board made from bamboo with cutouts where your iPhone and the Lightning cable will fit in rather snugly. It […]

'FlashArmyKnife' App Secretly Lets You Tether Your iPhone 5 For $2
Let’s say you received an iPhone 5 this holiday season and have eventually realized tethering your phone to your other devices to use your cellphone’s data plan isn’t exactly what you thought it would be. Each carrier the iPhone 5 is available on offer its customers the ability to tether, but for a “low” monthly fee, of course. But a new app has been made available onto the App Store […]

Is the iPhone 5 prone to bending?
While we’d love to see products launch without a hitch, sadly that rarely is the case and most of the time these issues range from extremely minor to major. In the case of the iPhone 5, reports are coming in from China (via Nowhereelse) that the iPhone 5 is facing some “flexibility” issues (as pictured above). If you’re wondering why this is only being reported now, it’s because this issues […]

iOS 6 Increased Adoption Rate Due To China iPhone 5 Launch, Not Google Maps
It was a little over a week when Google Maps was re-released onto iOS, was on top of the App Store and earned itself over 10 million downloads in the first 48 hours of its availability, and because of that, mobile ad company MoPub deemed it being the sole reason why iOS 6 adoption grew 29%. But it seems that report may have been a inaccurate as other factors outside […]

iOS 6.0.2 Causing iPhone 5, iPad Mini Battery To Rapidly Drain
Apple released an update to iOS 6 geared directly towards the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini as both devices seem to have had issues with their Wi-Fi, or at least enough users reported an issue to warrant Apple release an update. But it seems just two days later, users are reporting the batteries on their iPhone 5 and iPad Mini have been draining more rapidly than before.Searching for the term […]

Blackberry 10 browser speed compared against iPhone 5 and HTC 8X
There are many different reasons why we choose the smartphones that we do – hardware specs, price, platform, apps offered, native features, and etc., and if you’re extremely particular about the speed of the native browser built into the operating system, you might be interested to learn that RIM’s upcoming Blackberry 10 platform has a browser that appears to be pretty impressive, and according to initial hands-on previews, the Blackberry […]

Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 To Fix iPhone 5, iPad Mini Wi-Fi Issues
Yesterday we reported on the iOS 6.1 beta 4 being released to developers, and today, we have a new iOS 6.0.2 update that should be available for you to update your iPhone 5 or iPad Mini as the update is geared directly towards those devices.The iOS 6.0.2 update includes a number of fixes, the primary one being a fix for a bug that “could impact Wi-Fi,” which apparently the iPhone […]

The Trygger camera clip adds a polarizing filter to your iPhone
The iPhone 5’s camera is pretty good, and if you’re looking to get as much as you can out of your iPhone 5’s camera naturally without having to do too much editing, you might be interested in the Trygger camera clip for the iPhone which basically adds a polarizing filter. The act of adding a polarizing filter is not new and professional photographers have been doing it for years, and […]

Weather Dial app updated with support for iPhone 5
iPhone users, if you’re looking for a weather app and you’re a stickler for nice, clean and minimalist designs, then you might recall that back in July, we covered the WTHR app by David Elgena. Well the good news for iPhone 5 users is that Elgena has just recently updated the app – it is now known as the Weather Dial app, and not only has it been updated to […]

iPhone 5 Weekend Sales In China Passes Two Million Mark
We reported that the iPhone 5’s debut in China was rather slow earlier in the week, and now the official numbers from Apple has trickled out. Basically, Apple sold more than 2 million of its new iPhone 5 in China, taking just three days to do so. With the iPhone 5 being available in over 100 countries by the end of December, which means that the iPhone 5 is the […]