Why You’ll Love a Larger iPhone Screen (Video)

iPhone 5 screen comparison video

Recent iPhone 5 leaks have shown us how the phone’s size compares to previous iPhones, but we haven’t seen too much about how the screen compares to the current iPhone 4 screen. A new video from MacRumors shows us what the taller iPhone 5 screen might look like compared to the iPhone 4/4S. We’ve seen […]

Assembled ‘iPhone 5′ vs. iPhone 4 Size Compared in New Photos

iPhone 5 comparison

Now that almost every part of the iPhone 5 has leaked those with access to the leaked parts are assembling their models and taking photos of them next to other iPhones. The latest photos come from French site Nowhere Else. The photos show the new iPhone fully assembled next to the iPhone 4 and iPhone […]

Developer Sneaks iPhone 5 Compatible App Into App Store

Tout mentions Taller iPhone 5

At least one developer is already building support for the iPhone 5 into their app. Tout, a social network stats app, recently updated to version 1.2 to add a new service (Instagram), but more interesting is that it adds support for a taller iPhone. As Chris Herbert mentioned on Twitter, the second bullet point in […]

More iPhone 5 Parts Leak as Launch Nears

iPhone 5 front panel assembly

As the rumored September 12 launch draws closer it looks like we’ve reached the point where there’s no more surprise in iPhone 5 leaks. The newest leaks come for French site Nowhereelse by way of 9To5Mac, and they show the front panel assembly that recently leaked. The parts show the glass front panel of the […]

Apple Issues Takedown on “iPhone 5 Conversion Kit”

iPhone 5 conversion kit

Earlier this week a website by the name of iPhone5Mod started selling a kit that changes the iPhone 4/4S backplate for one that looks like the iPhone 5, but now it has to stop selling the mod thanks to a takedown order from Apple. According to 9To5Mac, Apple issued iPhone5Mod a takedown notice today, and […]

Verizon Issues Vacation Blackout For iPhone 5 Release Date


In a move that should shock nobody, Verizon isn’t letting employees take vacations from September 21 to September 30, dated that line up with the anticipated iPhone 5 release date. According to TechCrunch, a source within Verizon says the company blacked out the dates in order to keep all employees on hand for the iPhone […]

Leaked iPhone 5 Parts Fit Inside Leaked Casing

iPhone 5 parts assembled

As the rumored launch of the iPhone 5 comes closer parts of the phone are leaking all over the web, and most of them seem to fit together fairly well. Repair site iResQ obtained a few of the leaked iPhone 5 parts along with the back casing we’ve seen before, and decided to put the […]

Claimed iPhone 5 Front Panel Photo With Final Assembly Leaks

iPhone 5 front panel with screen

The iPhone 5 is likely less than a month away, which means more and more parts escape from the production line to the web. Today’s leaked parts include the front panel we’ve seen a few times before, complete with its full assembly. The leaked parts come from UBreakIFix by way of BGR. The photos of […]

Apple To Start iPhone 5 Pre-orders on September 12


Apple could offer iPhone 5 pre-orders┬áthe same day it announces the new iPhone. According to iMore, Apple is planning to start pre-orders for the new iPhone on September 12, the same day it’s rumored to launch to smartphone. The phone will come to market just nine days later, on September 21, just as we’ve heard […]

Alleged Non-functioning iPhone 5 Turns Up in Thailand

iPhone 5 model prototype

Apple obviously isn’t talking about the iPhone 5 just yet, but the rumored new design keeps popping up. Today the new design was found as a non-functioning model in Bangkok, Thailand. The model was found by Neowin (actually an ex-Neowin writer), and it shows the iPhone 5 design we’ve seen for a few weeks now. […]

Don’t Buy 30-pin iPhone & iPad Dock Connector Accessories

Apple Micro USB Adapter

It looks like Apple will make the change from the ubiquitous 30-pin Dock Connector that thousands of accessories use to connect to the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad. The wider connector served Apple well for many years now, but they will likely change to a smaller 19-pin Dock Connector, if we can believe reports that […]

Carriers Reportedly Testing nano-SIMs for iPhone 5

This is what the iPhone 5 could look like.

We’ve heard that Apple’s next iPhone will use the new nano-SIM standard, but now we have rumors that carriers are actually starting to test the new cards. According to BGR, U.S. carriers like AT&T are already testing the new nano-SIMs on their networks. The site claims Apple is supplying the carriers with adapters to put […]

White iPhone 5 Photo Reveals Centered FaceTime Camera

White iPhone 5 Photo Reveals Centered FaceTime Camera

A new purported photo of the iPhone 5 front panel shows off a centered front-facing camera and both a black and white design. The photos come from Apple.Pro, courtesy of 9t05Mac, and show the front plates of a device that may be Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 which is rumored to be coming out this fall. […]

iPhone 5 Features: What Could Be Missing

iPhone 5 Features: What Could Be Missing

Apple is widely expected to release its next iPhone, presumed to be called the iPhone 5, sometime this fall. As with most Apple hardware, the device itself remains a relative mystery. Thus far, the iPhone 5 has been rumored to have several things on board. A 4-inch display, something that seemed to be backed up […]

Leaked iPhone 5 Part Points to 4-Inch Edge-to-Edge Display

This part allegedly comes from the iPhone 5.

A new part, which allegedly comes from the next-generation iPhone 5, points to the iPhone 5 as having a larger display that measures 4-inches diagonally in size. Chinese blog MyDrivers, courtesy of Redmond Pie, claims that it has received a part from a source in the supply chain. Supply chain sources are extremely hit or […]

iPhone 5 Release Date: What Not to Expect

The iPhone 5 release date will likely come in October.

June and WWDC 2012 have come and gone without the iPhone 5. We now expect Apple to both announce the iPhone 5 and give it a release date this fall. Of course, we still don’t know exactly when the iPhone 5 release date is going to take place, but, we have a pretty good idea […]

5 Features the iPhone 5 Needs

5 Features the iPhone 5 Needs

The iPhone 5 won’t be coming out this summer. Instead, its release date will likely fall into the summer months much like the iPhone 4S did last year. That means that over the next several months, we’ll hear all sorts of rumors sprout to the surface regarding the features coming with the next iPhone. Right […]

iPhone 5 Release Date Upgraded to August or September?

iPhone 5 release date September

The iPhone 5 release date remains an ever-changing target, even though we expect it to arrive this fall. Apple is likely to announce the new iPhone 5 this fall, around the time of the iOS 6 release date. While conventional wisdom suggests the release date will land in October, matching up with the release date […]

Why Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Sold Me on the iPhone 5

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: Or Why I'm Probably Getting the iPhone 5

For me, my smartphone experience revolves around the software on board. And that’s why I am so puzzled, so frustrated by Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean announcement today. One of my biggest gripes with Android just got even worse. As a longtime iPhone 3GS owner, I have been amazed with the support that Apple has […]

Why You Should Wait for the iPhone 5

The new Nexus will likely be in play.

WWDC 2012 has come and gone without an iPhone 5 announcement, leaving many consumers wondering about whether they should wait for an iPhone 5 release date sometime this fall. While iPhone 5 rumors have been swirling around for the past six months or so, we still don’t have any confirmation on what the next iPhone […]