iFixit’s fearless gurus have gotten their hands on a new iPhone 5S hours ahead of when most people will be able to buy one, and in long-standing iFixit tradition, decided that the first thing they should do with it is tear it to shreds! Wanna see what Apple’s new golden toy looks like on the inside – get yourself an eyeful! But we warn you: things could get messy.
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One of the biggest features in the new iPhone 5s is the A7 processor, the 64-bit “desktop-class” microprocessor. Apple claims its fast, as in CPU power that’s 40x faster and graphics power 56x faster than the original iPhone.
There Will be a Severe Shortage of Gold and White/Silver iPhone 5s Units at US Carriers and Retailers
Standing in line right now, daydreaming of a white/silver or gold iPhone 5S? Well, you better be outside of an Apple Retail Store right now, because otherwise your chances of getting anything except a Space Gray iPhone 5s fall somewhere between slim and none.
The official Twitter app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch was updated yesterday with a fairly significant redesign. The redesign is, of course, aimed directly at Apple’s new iOS 7 update, which itself boasts a dramatic new design, with more of an emphasis on minimalism and removing textures, as well as simplifying the user experience.
Today’s the big day – the iPhone 5S and 5C have finally arrived at many Apple Stores and other resellers around the world. Yup – it’s finally here! The launch has already begun, with Apple Retail Stores opening at 8 a.m., and a number of people have already received their new device. Apple is updating their website to reveal that “It’s here” as 8:00 AM rolls around in the various launch areas.
The latest ACSI data reveals that Apple has reached an all time high in customer satisfaction, topping their own prior record, and dominating the overall PC industry. The Index polled over 70,000 consumers regarding customer satisfaction, and awarded Apple 87 out of a possible 100 points. This grants Apple the #1 spot for the 10th year in a row!
The new iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S officially launch tomorrow, and everyone who want one on launch day will probably be standing in line! If you fall in that category, you may still have some questions about which iPhone to buy – or whether you should upgrade at all! We’ve put together this handy guide to help you answer the tough questions!
If you weren’t lucky enough to snag an iPhone 5C pre-order from Apple before they sold out for launch day, or if you plan on getting the iPhone 5S, the only way you’ll get an iPhone on launch day at this point is by standing in line for the official launch. Sales will begin at Apple Stores at 8 AM local time, and around the same time frame for most third-party retailers.
While the Activation Lock feature in iOS 7 received faint praise from government officials in the past, they are now urging iOS device owners to upgrade to Apple’s latest mobile operating system to help head off successful device theft.
We knew the new iPhone 5s would be in short supply during its initial launch, and now with the Apple’s online stores in the Asia-Pacific region beginning to accept orders for the hot new device, we’re seeing delivery dates stretching out into “October” for some models in some countries.
Whether you were among the masses following Apple’s iPhone event live, are just looking to replace your current iPhone, or even considering buying an iPhone for the very first time, we’ve got the details you need to help you decide where and how to purchase your new iPhone.
Far too many sites have written articles explaining that Apple’s custom A7 chip is only a dual-core chip, and not quad-core as some had hoped (as if that were important). Here’s why it doesn’t matter.
With the debut of iOS 7, Apple now allows app downloads of up to 100MB over cellular connections. If the app is larger, the user is prompted to connect to Wi-Fi.
Following the release of the new, dramatically redesigned iOS 7 update earlier today, Apple has launched a new section in the iOS App Store to showcase and highlight apps that are specifically optimized to take advantage of the design and feature changes in iOS 7.
While most of the hullabaloo over iOS 7 has centered on the new interface and “flat” icons, one of the most anticipated features for myself was the Control Center.
Notification Center was first introduced with iOS 5. In its infancy, it was intended mostly as a central location to view notifications from your apps. The debut of iOS 7 sees Notification Center becoming so much more. Let’s take a look…