Lightning Cable Not Working? iOS 7 May Be Blocking It

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Users upgrading to iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, could be in for more than just a new interface. According to early reports Apple is using the release to disable some third-party Lightning cables. The third-party Lightning cables in question, according to 9to5Mac, have stopped working because they were never actually […]

iFixit: iPhone 5S, 5C might last two years before battery quits

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As the head honcho of iFixit, Kyle Wiens loves liberating mobile users from the shackles that bind them, showing everyone how to repair and rehab their high-tech gadgets. By the end of this week he expects to have a full report on the new iPhone 5C and 5S, and while he doesn’t rule out some […]

iOS 7 on iPhone 5: First Impressions and Performance

In June, Apple announced that it would be delivering a new iOS update to iPhone and iPad owners this fall, an update that it called iOS 7. iOS 7, unlike past software updates, would deliver a brand new user interface, vastly different than one found in iOS 6, while also delivering the usual feature upgrades […]

Apple Selling Discounted iPhone 5 in Stores While Supplies Last

Many who didn't stay up late for the iPhone 5 didn't get an iPhone 5.

While Apple replaced the iPhone 5 with the iPhone 5c, the company inevitably still has inventory that they need to sell off of the older-generation phone, so it’s selling the iPhone 5 at a big discount in stores while supplies last, according to iLounge. Much like many retailers, Apple is selling the iPhone 5 for […]

How to Buy a Discontinued iPhone 5 and Save Some Serious Cash

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The iPhone 5 is no more; Apple replaced the year-old smartphone with the iPhone 5c instead of keeping it around and discounting it as their older model. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t get an iPhone 5 anymore. Many carriers are discounting the phone in order to get rid of leftover inventory, and many […]

Verizon iPhone 5 Gets $100 Price Cut While Supplies Last

There is hope the Verizon iPhone 5S will support talk and surf at the same time, but it's not clear if Apple can deliver.

The Verizon iPhone 5 is $100 cheaper a day after Apple announced the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c would replace the one-year old smartphone. While other carriers are still selling the iPhone 5 for $199 on a two-year contract, Verizon is stepping up with what will likely be the last iPhone 5 deal the carrier […]

Apple iPhone 5s Lightning Dock Unveiled, Also Works with iPhone 5

The iPhone 5S dock with Lightning cable also works with the iPhone 5.

For the first time since introducing the Lightning connector on the iPhone 5 last year, Apple has finally released a Lightning dock. Previously, the company has sold iPhone docks, but they were only for the 30-pin connector. These new Lightning docks are made for the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c — both have their […]

Why You Should Skip the iPhone 5c for the iPhone 5s

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Apple announced the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c today, the former of which is the company’s new flagship model and the latter being the iPhone 5 replacement, but with a new design and look. The iPhone 5s will be priced starting at $199 on contract, while the iPhone 5c will cost $99 on contract. […]

Can I Return my iPhone 5 for the iPhone 5S?

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We’ve all been there at some point: you don’t keep up with the update cycle news of products, so when you think it’s the right time to buy a new phone or other device, a new version just came out. It’s an annoying realization, but the world isn’t ending just yet. Depending on where you […]

iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 5S Battery Life, According to Apple

Apple announced today that the iPhone 5S battery life will be “equal to or greater” than the battery life found on the iPhone 5, the previous version of the iPhone that was discontinued today in favor of the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. At its iPhone event today, Apple announced a new iPhone 5S, […]

Apple Kills iPhone 5, Replaced by iPhone 5S & iPhone 5C

There is hope the Verizon iPhone 5S will support talk and surf at the same time, but it's not clear if Apple can deliver.

In a bit of a surprise move, Apple today announced that it will be killing off last year’s iPhone 5 in favor of two new iPhones, the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S, which will be hitting shelves in just a few weeks. Rumors leading up to today’s iPhone event suggested that Apple may be […]

New iPhone Lineup Could Look Like This

The iPhone 5S is taking shape as we come within a month of the rumored iPhone 5S launch.

If a new leak is to be believed, at least one carrier will be pushing out the iPhone 4S and 32GB and 64GB versions of the iPhone 5 in favor of the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5 16GB and the iPhone 5C. It appears that Vodafone Germany plans to discontinue the iPhone 5 32GB and iPhone […]

iPhone 5 Cases Will Fit iPhone 5S According to Case Maker

Apple tells case makers to avoid flash interference.

Will iPhone 5 cases fit the iPhone 5S? It’s a question we’ve been hearing from readers as the iPhone event approaches and leaks point to a device that looks almost identical to the iPhone 5 we are starting to get input from case makers. Based on the latest round of iPhone 5S cases appearing online, […]

iPhone 5S Release Reportedly Bringing End to Some iPhone 5 Models

The iPhone 5S release date could spell the end of several iPhone 5 models according to a leaked document from a Canadian carrier that shows higher capacity iPhone 5 models going of the sales floor in late September. Apple’s iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C event is scheduled for next Tuesday, when we expect to see […]

iPhone 5S Launch Date Confirmed with Colorful Invite

Apple finally sent out invitations to its heavily rumored September 10th media event in Cupertino, an event that should act the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S launch date. The company for weeks had been rumored to be holding an iPhone event on September 10th and today, just a day before the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 […]

Carrier Prepares for iPhone 5S Release

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It appears that the iPhone 5S name has once again appeared on a website ahead of its September launch date though this time it’s not on Apple’s website but on a carrier website which likely means that the carrier is making preparations for the upcoming iPhone 5S release. Earlier this month, the name iPhone 5S […]

iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 5 Video Delivers Best Look Yet

Ahead of its rumored September 10th launch, we’re getting another glimpse at the rumored gold champagne version of the iPhone 5S next to Apple’s current iPhone 5 in addition to getting a look at how the iPhone 5S compares to the iPhone 5C. While Apple hasn’t announced an iPhone 5S launch date yet, it’s all […]

Personalize your iPhone with Mophie Juice Pack Helium’s New Colors

The Mophie Juice Pack Helium now comes in more colors.

iPhone 5 users may have been able to pick up one of Mophie’s Juice Pack Helium battery cases to extend their device’s battery life for some time, but there hasn’t been any real way to express their personality with a particular color or hue. Until now. Essentially this is the same Mophie Juice Pack Helium for […]

iPhone 5 Drops to $98 at Walmart Ahead of iPhone 5S Release

A new report summarizes the possible iPhone 5S specs based on supply chain sources.

Walmart is selling the iPhone 5 for just $98 on a two-year contract, effectively chopping $100 off the price of the flagship iPhone a month ahead of the rumored iPhone 5S release date. This is the latest iPhone 5 deal to arrive from Walmart, which chopped the price of the iPhone 5 down to $128 […]