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iPhone A7 Chip Teardown: Power-Dense Samsung Silicon

We’ve already seen inside the iPhone 5S and found out that its guts are blisteringly fast—but now iFixit has taken a very close look indeed at the A7 silicon that powers the new phone.Read more…

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iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 5C Teardown: Just How Different Are They?

We already know that the iPhone 5C is basically an iPhone 5 with a fancy plastic coat, but how do they compare side-by-side? There are a few more differences than you’d think.Read more…

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Apple Offers ‘Last Compatible Versions’ of iOS Apps for Ageing Devices

With iOS 7 due to land tomorrow, Apple seems to have decided to look after users with ageing hardware, too. It now offers a ‘last compatible version’ of iOS apps if you attempt to download an app not supported by your current firmware.Read more…

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WSJ: The New iPhone Will Include a Fingerprint Scanner

Ahead of today’s big Apple event, the Wall Street Journal is reaffirming rumors that the more expensive of the two phones to be announced will feature fingerprint scanning technology.Read more…

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China Telecom Leak Seems to Reveal New iPhones

On Thursday afternoon, a verified China Telecom account on the Weibo microblog posted an advert for advance orders of the iPhone 5S and 5C—the phones we expect Apple to announce next week.Read more…

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Is This the Gold iPhone 5S?

With all this talk of a golden iPhone you may have been expecting something terribly bling. But this leaked image, published by Japanese website Weekly Ascii, claims to show off the new "champagne" iPhone and it… it doesn’t look that bad….

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Reuters: Apple Considering 5.7-Inch iPhone and Budget $100 Model

Reuters is reporting that Apple is planning to extend its range of iPhones with new larger-screened phones and a colourful lower-cost version.
Sources, "including those in the supply chain in Asia", have told Reuters that Apple is considering…

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An iPhone in Different Colors Looks Fantastically Fun

I’ve never wanted an iPhone in different colors. Black with a tint of gloss or white with a silver lining has always been plenty enough. But then I saw these renders of what an iPhone in differ…

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Android Grows, but Apple Still Dominates Airport Wi-Fi Networks

If you’re in an airport and using the public Wi-Fi, chances are you are reading this post on your smartphone or tablet. And for 83 percent of you, this mobile device is either an iPhone, iPad…

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China Clones the iPhone, Apple Stores and Steve Jobs

Earlier this week, Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jun, held a press conference to announce the company’s new smartphone. More »

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