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Apple Hilariously Called the Gold iPhone 5S ‘The Kardashian Phone’

As Apple was prepping the perfectly glitzy hue of the goldpagne iPhone 5S, the phone was being referred to as "the Kardashian phone" inside Apple according to NY Times reporter Nick Bilton. Yes, that would be the same Kardashian as notorious…

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Apple Patent Could Bring TouchID to iPads and Macs

The next generation of MacBook laptops and iPad tablets could be opened with a scan of a fingerprint (or nipple-print, or toe-print , or sausage-print), as Apple’s TouchID patent looks ready to cover a wider range of the Cupertino firm’s products.R…

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Here’s Why the iPhone 5S Accelerometer Is So Screwed Up

A few weeks ago we confirmed reports that the iPhone 5S motion sensors were embarrassingly off. Some enterprising devs have investigated the problem, and figured out that at its root, it’s indeed a hardware design issue that Apple either overlooked or …

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Does Your iPhone 5S Crash With a Blue Screen of Death?

If internet chatter is to be believed, Apple has taken a rather unfortunate leaf out of Microsoft’s book: its iPhone 5S seems to be crashing in glorious style with a Blue Screen of Death.Read more…

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The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up

Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer haven’t been working properly on some devices. We’ve confirmed the new iPhone’s failings…

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Here’s How to Check If the Apple Store Has an iPhone 5S in Stock

As it seems to go every year, iPhone inventory is depleted from the Apple Store. You have to sift through wooden shelves for a single speck of a goldpagne iPhone 5S, pray to the angels for a white 5S and… well, you can actually get a ‘space gray’ iP…

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iPhone 5S Review: A Great Phone, With a Whole Lot of Buts

The trajectory of the iPhone is, in most ways, the trajectory of Apple over the past decade. Insane ambition, untouchable dominance, the inevitable slowing of momentum. And now, reinvention, sort of. Mostly from iOS 7, partly from the iPhone 5S itself….

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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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Slow-Motion iPhone Destruction, Shot With iPhone Slow-Motion

Best way to show off the iPhone 5S’s slow motion video capture? By using it to shoot Apple’s new smartphone being destroyed at 120 fps. How delightfully meta. Read more…

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Apple sold more than nine million iPhone 5Cs and iPhone 5S’s over the weekend, making for the bigges

Apple sold more than nine million iPhone 5Cs and iPhone 5S’s over the weekend, making for the biggest launch ever. Impressive, but it’s worth pointing out that this is the first time the iPhone has been available in China at launch. Read more…

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