iPhone 5s, Apple Pay & Apple Watch: What You Need to Know

You can use Apple Pay on the iPhone 5s with the Apple Watch

There is no iPhone 5s Apple Pay support yet, but the Apple Watch release will allow iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 owners to make payments using the Apple Watch. In the months after the Apple Pay announcement we’ve seen an uptick in the number of stores that support Apple Pay payments and in the […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.3 Review: Two Weeks Later

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With iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3 updates for iPhone and iPad confirmed and an iOS 8.4 release rumored for the future, the iOS 8.1.3 update’s days are numbered. For now though, it rules as Apple’s most current iOS 8 update. We continue to get tons of questions and feedback about the iOS 8.1.3 update and today, […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.3 Update: 5 Things You Need to Know Now

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Last week, Apple released its sixth iOS 8 update into the wild. The iOS 8.1.3 update is now available for all devices capable of running iOS 8, including the aging iPhone 5. Today, we want to take another look at the iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.3 update and tell you about five things we think all iPhone […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.3 Review

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

Last week, Apple rolled out its brand new iOS 8.1.3 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company’s new iOS 8 update is a fix update that tackles lingering iOS 8 problems. Over the past five days, we’ve spent some quality time with Apple’s new software and today we want to share our full […]

iOS 8.1.3 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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Apple’s rolled out yet another iOS 8 update and this time, it’s the iOS 8.1.3 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With the iOS 8.1.3 release date finally upon us, we want to take a first look at how the iOS 8.1.3 update is performing on iPhone 5, the aging former flagship that’s been struggling […]

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 5: What We Know So Far

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Now that the iPhone 5 is more than two years old, many users are off contract looking for a brand new smartphone. While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are certainly top options, we’re also getting a lot of questions about the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung’s rumored flagship. With upgraders in mind, we want to […]

Most Popular Smartphone Camera on Flickr: iPhone 5

Flickr is one of the most popular image hosting services on the internet, and it’s what many professional and novice photographers use to show off their work. Therefore, Flickr is a decent platform for which you can see what the most popular cameras are that all your favorite photographers are using, and the iPhone absolutely […]

iOS 8.1.2 iPhone 5 Review: Three Weeks Later

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Three weeks ago, Apple pushed out its current version of the iOS 8 update, iOS 8.1.2. iOS 8.1.2 is a small bug fix update but it’s one that’s had both a positive and negative effect on iOS 8 powered iPhones and iPads. With that in mind, we want to revisit Apple’s iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.2 […]

Top 5 iPhone 5 Alternatives [December, 2014]

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Apple no longer sells the iPhone 5 through the Apple Store but that doesn’t mean that you can’t buy it. Third-party retailers have it on sale and most of them have it on sale at an absurdly low price point. The price, the device, and the iOS 8 update make the iPhone 5 a device […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.2 Update: What You Need to Know

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

Ten days ago, Apple released a brand new iOS 8.1.2 update for iPhone, yet another bug fixer aimed at curtailing iOS 8 problems. Today, we want to take a look at what you need to know about the iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.2 update, a small but important update that’s currently available to those that own […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.2 Review

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Last week, Apple rolled out its brand new iOS 8.1.2 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company’s new iOS 8 update is a bug fixer, aimed at squashing iOS 8 problems. Over the past six days, we’ve spent some quality time with Apple’s new software and today we want to share our […]

iOS 8.1.2 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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

Apple’s latest iOS 8 update isn’t the iOS 8.2 update that it put into beta a few weeks back. Instead, it’s an iOS 8.1.2 update that’s aimed at some of the iOS 8 problems that iPhone and iPad users have faced in the weeks after its release. With the iOS 8.1.2 release here, we take […]

iPhone 5 Deals Drop Price to Absurd Low

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New iPhone 5 deals offer cheap upgrades to those unwilling to cough up the extra money for an iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a number of iPhone deals sprout up, tempting consumers looking for a new smartphone this holiday season. We’ve seen iPhone 6 deals, […]

7 Ways the iPhone 6 Beats the iPhone 5

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After spending more than two months with the iPhone 6 and more than two years with the iPhone 5, it’s time we took a look at some ways Apple’s new iPhone beats its aging flagship. The goal here is to get those of you thinking about an upgrade, or thinking about buying one of the […]

iOS 8.1.1 on iPhone 5 Review: Is It Worth Installing Now?

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Its been two weeks since Apple released the iOS 8.1.1 update, its latest in a long line of upgrades to the iOS 8 operating system. With iOS 8.1.1 problems continuing to swirl, we want to revisit Apple’s iOS 8.1.1 iPhone 5 update and take a look at how the software is performing at the two […]

iOS 8.1.1: 5 Things iPhone 5 Users Need to Know

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Last week, Apple released the iOS 8.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With iOS 8.1.1 problems swirling and iPhone users looking for feedback, we want to take a look at the five most important things owners of Apple’s aging iPhone 5 need to know, right now, about their latest iOS 8 update. Way […]

iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.1 Review

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

At the beginning of the week, Apple finally rolled out its brand new iOS 8.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company’s new iOS 8 update is a bug fixer, aimed at squashing iOS 8 problems and improving performance. Over the past week, we’ve spent some quality time with Apple’s new software and […]

iOS 8.1.1 on iPhone 5: Impressions & Performance

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

Apple’s iOS 8.1.1 update for iPhone and iPad is finally here and as expected, it’s aimed at improving performance on iOS 8 powered devices. With the iOS 8.1.1 release here and iOS 8 problems continuing to plague iPhone and iPad users, we take a look at how the iOS 8.1.1 update is performing on iPhone […]

iPhone 6 Review from an iPhone 5 User

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In September, after spending two years with the iPhone 5, I decided to upgrade to Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6. For almost two months, I’ve been using both of these iPhones on a daily basis in an effort to provide feedback to those thinking about a similar upgrade. Today, I want to offer an in depth […]

Why You Shouldn’t Install iOS 8 on iPhone 5 Right Now

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Apple is sending out emails encouraging iPhone and iPad users to make the move up to its latest and greatest update, iOS 8. And while the move certainly makes sense for some iOS users, we’re here to tell you that now is not the right time to install the iOS 8 update on the iPhone […]