iOS 8.1 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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Today, as promised, Apple has released the iOS 8.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With the iOS 8.1 release date finally here, we want to take a look at how the iOS 8.1 update is performing on the iPhone 5. This is our early iOS 8.1 review on iPhone 5. In late September, […]

11 Common iPhone 5 Problems & How to Fix Them

Here's how to get better iOS 8 performance on iPhone 5.

Apple’s iOS 8.0.2 update was released to fix lingering iOS 8.0 problems and iOS 8.0.1 issues on iPhone 6. However, in the days since its release, we’ve seen iPhone 5 users continue to complain about a slew of iOS 8.0.2 issues. Here, ahead of Monday’s iOS 8.1 release, we take a look at some of […]

How to Get Better iOS 8 Performance on iPhone 5

Here's how to get better iOS 8 performance on iPhone 5.

If you’ve noticed a decline in performance after installing the iOS 8 update on the iPhone 5, this guide will help you change several settings to speed up iOS 8 on your aging former flagship iPhone. Last month, after a stint inside the company’s beta program, iOS 8 finally made its way to iPhones, iPads, […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released an iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone and iPad that was supposed to alleviate pesky iOS 8 problems. With that in mind and two weeks of use under our belts, we want to offer an updated iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 review, a review that will help you decide if iOS […]

iOS 8.0.2 Review: iPhone 5

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A week ago, Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an updated that it dubbed iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 and today, we want to take a look at how Apple’s latest iOS 8 update is holding up on the company’s aging former […]

iPhone 6 Review: 5 Things iPhone 5 Users Must Consider

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After more than two years with the iPhone 5, I’ve replaced it with Apple’s new 4.7-inch iPhone 6. I’ve spent the last week or so with Apple’s new iPhone and today I want to offer a few more observations from my transition from the iPhone 5 to the iPhone 6. Two years ago, after a […]

How to Get DuckDuckGo as your iOS 8 Default Search Engine

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For the millions of Americans who were shocked to find out that the NSA may have monitored their communications without them knowing, last year was a rough one. The initial firestorm that leaks triggered has subsided, but a growing number of Americans are still concerned about their privacy and that’s where the DuckDuckGo search engine […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5: Impressions and Performance

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A little more than a week after releasing iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad, Apple’s released a brand new update dubbed iOS 8.0.2. The update is a small bug fix update aimed at fixing iOS 8 problems and here, we take a look at how the new iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone 5 is looking […]

iPhone 6 Review: Impressions from an iPhone 5 User

If you can handle the larger size, the iPhone 6 Plus display is beautiful.

Two years ago, I pre-ordered the iPhone 5. For two years, I’ve used the iPhone 5 as my daily driver. Today, I retire it in favor of the new iPhone 6 and here, I want to offer an early iPhone 6 review, my first impressions, to iPhone 5 users that haven’t made the switch yet. […]

iOS 8.0.1 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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A week after releasing iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad, Apple’s released a brand new update dubbed iOS 8.0.1. The update is a small bug fix update aimed at fixing iOS 8 problems and here, we take a look at how the iOS 8.0.1 update for iPhone 5 is looking thus far. Last week, after […]

Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 5: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

Apple chops $45 off the iPhone 5 trade in price in the months leading up to a rumored iPhone 6 release date.

With many iPhone 5 users looking to upgrade this fall, it’s time to compare Apple’s aging flagship against this years top to devices in an effort to help upgraders come to a decision. Today, we want to take a look at the iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and look at the most important […]

iOS 8 on iPhone 5: First Impressions and Performance

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In June, Apple announced that it would be delivering a new iOS 8 update to iPhone and iPad owners this fall. Earlier this month, Apple confirmed the iOS 8 release date and today, the company rolled out its successor to iOS 7. With the release date now upon us, it’s time to take an initial […]

How to Sell Your iPhone 5

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The iPhone 6 has been officially announced and the new smartphone is just right around the corner from being released to the public. If you upgraded to the iPhone 5 two years ago on launch day, you’ll be eligible to upgrade to the iPhone 6. However, you now need to get rid of your old […]

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

Apple chops $45 off the iPhone 5 trade in price in the months leading up to a rumored iPhone 6 release date.

Those tasked with trying to decide between keeping the iPhone 5 or buying an iPhone 6 to replace it are in for a pretty tough decision. While we can’t make that decision for you, we can provide you with details that could help to make you come to a quicker, better decision. This here iPhone […]

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5: 5 Things to Consider

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Two years ago, I pre-ordered the AT&T iPhone 5 to replace my iPhone 3GS. Two years later, I’m still an iPhone 5 owner but it’s looking like those days are numbered. With an iPhone 6 pre-order date two days away and an iPhone 6 release date next week, I have my eyes set on an […]

Apple Watch Will Work with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c & iPhone 5

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Apple’s new Watch will not only work with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but the company announced that it will also be compatible with the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and the older iPhone 5. Apple has finally announced and unveiled its smartwatch today, simply called Watch, and it’s the company’s take on what […]

iOS 8 for iPhone 5: What to Expect

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For the past two years, I’ve been using the iPhone 5 as my daily driver. I stuck with the device after the iOS 7 update last September and I’ve kept it at my side after Apple’s iOS 7.1.2 problems started causing trouble. In just a few short days, the iOS 8 update should arrive for […]

iPhone 5 Battery Problems Solved by Free Apple Fix

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Almost two years after initially releasing the device to the public, Apple is now offering some iPhone 5 owners free battery replacements after the company determined that many units are having battery problems, although it claims that it’s only a “very small percentage.” Unfortunately, not every iPhone 5 is eligible for the free battery replacement, […]

Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 5: What Buyers Can Expect

Watch our 10-minute Galaxy Note 4 video for a look at the latest Galaxy Note 4 rumors including features, specs, design and release date.

Many iPhone 5 users coming off contract this fall will find themselves in the hunt for a new smartphone. While the iPhone 6 is an obvious choice, there is another big name smartphone that’s set to arrive in September. That phone is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and here, we take a look at […]

Logitech Case+ Review

The Logitech Case+ system for iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.

A $200 iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s case sounds insane, but after you read our Logitech Case+ review you’ll understand why this is the only iPhone 5s case I need and why I switched back after going case-less for months. The Logitech Case+ is five cases in one, and surprisingly it pulls off all of these different […]