Time Magazine has once again published their top 10 gadgets of the year – and this year, the iPhone 5 took the top spot. Surprise, surprise! Then again, it’s no secret that the iPhone 5 has been immensely popular, and one of the most desired gadgets of 2012…
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If you’re a regular MacTrast reader, you know I do not like my iPhone 5 to go naked and unprotected through the wilds of the world. I am always trying new cases to protect my precious. The latest set of duds for my device is the Grove Bamboo Case.
Best Buy has just unleashed a fantastic deal on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, shaving $5o off the retail price when activated with a 2-year contract. The discount applies to all iPhone 4S and 5 models from Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T.
It’s been over a month now since the iPhone 5 launched, and Apple now seems to have finally caught up with demand for the device. As TUAW notes, ship times for the iPhone 5 are now listed as “In Stock” at the Apple Online Store for many countries.
Japan’s largest wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo said Thursday that customers are leaving their network to sign on with rivals who offer the iPhone. And in South Korea, the iPhone 5 launched on Friday.
Comments from AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega today reveal that the carrier has had record-breaking smartphone sales through the first two months of the fourth quarter of 2012. This could be an indication that Apple will have a great quarter.
Supply sources claim that production rates are improving for the iPhone 5, just in time for the popular device to make its debut in more than 50 additional markets during December.
In an apparent move to foster increased spending at their online store, Apple today removed a long-standing restriction limiting users to purchase a maximum of two unlocked iPhone 5s. As of today, users can now purchase as many unlocked iPhone 5s as their hearts desire.
China Unicom, the second-largest wireless carrier in China, opened pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 5 on Monday, and received over 100,000 pre-orders for the handset. It’s official launch in the country takes place on December 14th.
Continuing the steady improvement of iPhone 5 ship times as supply continues to stabilize, estimated shipping times for the iPhone 5 have now improved once again, and the device is now available to ship within just 2-4 days.
Apple today announced that it is on track to meet its goal of launching the iPhone 5 in at least 100 countries by the end of 2012, saying that it will be bringing the device to more than 50 new countries this month.
Apple began taking orders Thursday for factory unlocked versions of their iPhone 5 through their U.S. online store.
Apple has announced today that it will be bringing the iPhone 5, the iPad mini, and the 4th-generation iPad to China over the next several weeks.
Microsoft still owns a search engine, it goes by the name Bing. (The turkey’s done!) Microsoft has released the top Bing searches from 2012, with result that include: Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and the Biebster himself, Justin Beiber.
According to information received by 9to5Mac, official unlocked models of the iPhone 5 are set to hit Apple’s online store and retail stores in the very near future – and possibly as early as tonight.
The supply of the iPhone 5 seems to be finally catching up with demand, as a recent survey shows that the device is generally in stock and available for walk-in purchases.