IPHONE 5

  • Apple iPhone5 maker Foxconn denies workers on strike October 8, 2012

    Beijing: Apple parts maker Foxconn has denied that about 4,000 workers at its plant in China's Zhengzhou city went on strike Friday. A worker, however, told a state-run Chinese daily that the company has been receiving complaints about the fragile phone shell and they were "reprimanded once every day before...
  • Apple explains iPhone 5 'purple flare' camera issue October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After users expressed concerns about the purple flare in certain images taken with the iPhone 5, Apple released an official response to the issue. However, Apple has already stated that the purple haze in the photos is normal behaviour, but this time the company has come up with...
  • Consumer Reports gives Apple iPhone 5 a thumbsup October 6, 2012

    San Francisco: Consumer Reports, the influential reviewers' group that blasted the iPhone 4 for a faulty antenna, on Friday gave Apple's latest smartphone a thumbsup despite echoing widespread complaints about its patchy mapping service. The organisation, which in 2010 withheld its recommendation for the iPhone because of spotty reception when the...
  • Apple India slashes iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 prices October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Preparing for the launch of the iPhone 5 in India, Apple has announced a cut in prices of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 models. According to an Apple spokesperson, the iPhone 4S 16GB model is now available for Rs 41,400, a reduction of Rs 3,100 from its...
  • Samsung files lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 5 October 2, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it filed a new lawsuit against Apple Inc in a US court, contending the iPhone 5 infringed on Samsung's patents. In a statement, Samsung said: "...we have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights." Last week,...
  • Goldplated iPhone 5 goes on sale September 30, 2012

    If you thought that the iPhone 5 with its price tag, was as far as one could go with the word 'premium' or 'expensive', you have to read this. Liverpool designer, Stuart Hughes has his own version of the premium iPhone 5, that is all gold and diamond. Reportedly, Hughes'd...
  • Apple iPhone 5 available online at Rs 54,990 onwards September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: If you are one of those Apple devotees, who can't wait for the official launch of the iPhone 5 in India and are keen to own the one, then here are some good deals for you. Online sellers in India are selling the recently launched Apple iPhone 5...
  • iPhone 5 available on eBay India at Rs 60,000 September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Apple iPhone 5 is expected to be officially available in India by December this year but Apple has not yet announced its release plans or prices for the Indian market. But Indians eager to own the latest smartphone from Apple can purchase it from eBay India, but...
  • Apple says more than 5 million iPhone 5 sold September 25, 2012

    New York: Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5 in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected. Apple shares fell $9.30, or 1.3 per cent, to close at $690.79 on Monday. The shares hit an alltime high of $705.07 Friday as...
  • Apple iPhone 5 sold out; sales top 5 million September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Apple sold out of its latest smartphone, with more than 5 million iPhone 5 sales in the three days after it hit stores, Apple said in a press release on Monday. That number blasted past sales of the iPhone 4S. When Apple introduced it in October 2011, it sold...
  • Scratchprone iPhone 5 irks Apple users, say reports September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: After griping about Apple's homegrown Maps feature on the new iPhone 5, users now are moaning about the scratchprone sides and rear panel of the new iPhone 5. According to reports, the back case of the recently launched Apple iPhone 5 is highly susceptible to scratching, while some...
  • Verizon iPhone 5's secret feature: It's 'unlocked' September 24, 2012

    New York: The Verizon Wireless version of the iPhone 5, which went on sale Friday, comes with a secret and unexpected feature: it works on AT&T's network as well. Confirming blog reports, The Associated Press found that the Verizon iPhone 5 accepts an AT&T "SIM card" a little chip that...
  • Apple iPhone 5 easier to repair, say gadget gurus September 24, 2012

    Washington: iFixit, the company that publishes free online repair guides for consumer electronics, gives the new iPhone 5 a 7 out of 10 in terms of repairability. Apple's reputation for building hardtofix devices didn't dissuade people from ordering the iPhone 5, and it turns out that's a good thing, the Christian...
  • Foxconn China plant closed after worker disturbance September 24, 2012

    Taipei: Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group closed its Taiyuan plant in northern China on Monday after a brawl involving possibly thousands of workers began in dormitory facilities early in the morning. The Taiyuan plant, which employs about 79,000 workers, makes parts for automotive electronics and assembles various electronic devices, according to Foxconn...
  • Motorola lampoons Apple Maps in iOS 6 September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has been poking fun at the Apple iPhone 5 with its ads and now Googleowned Motorola Mobility is also not letting the opportunity of a gibe slip away. Motorola Mobility in its posts on leading social networking services takes a swipe at the Apple Maps snafu. Apple Maps...
  • Nokia's 9 reasons why the Lumia 920 is better than the iPhone 5 September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: While the iPhone 5 is getting excellent reviews from bloggers and other reviewers, and fans jamming shops from Sydney to Paris to pick up the tech juggernaut's latest iPhone, Nokia is endeavouring to claim its flagship phone Lumia 920 better than Apple's newly launched iPhone 5,...
  • Analysis: iPhone 5 defines Apple success, Tim Cookstyle September 23, 2012

    San Francisco: Tim Cook is no Steve Jobs when it comes to leading Apple Inc. As the debut of the new iPhone 5 just proved, that may not be a bad thing. The taller, thinner and lighter phone prompted a rush on Wall Street to raise price targets for Apple stock,...
  • Many US stores report being sold out of iPhone 5 September 23, 2012

    New York: It was possible to walk into a store Saturday and buy an iPhone 5. But it took some hunting. Some stores reported having Apple's newest phone available for walkup customers, though not all versions of it. A random check of about a dozen stores indicated that most were sold...
  • Meet Charlie, a placeholder in the queue for an Apple iPhone 5 September 23, 2012

    San Francisco: Meet Charlie. From Monday, September 17 till about 7.30 in the morning of Friday, September 21, he spent all his waking and sleeping hours outside the Apple store on Stockton Street in downtown San Francisco. His job? Hold the first place in the queue for the person who...
  • iPhone 5 breaks all sale records September 22, 2012

    Apple's new iphone entered the cellphone market with a bang. The latest smartphone has broken all sale records with around two million orders in a day. ...
  • Watch: Apple releases the first iPhone 5 television ads September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Apple has released its first set of iPhone 5 television commercials that includes three ads, each highlighting one aspect of Apple's latest smartphone and another for the EarPods. The voice in the new Apple ads is that of actor Jeff Daniels and the ads were created by TBWAMedia...
  • Apple iPhone 5 review: Jewellike precision September 22, 2012

    New York: If you run your finger over one of the joints where plastic and metal meet on the rim of the iPhone 5, you feel just the slightest hint of the seam. The materials have been machined to blend into one another with astonishing, jewellike precision. This is the essence...