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Video: All four colors of Apple’s new iPhone Lightning Dock reviewed

Alongside Apple’s announcement of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, it also released a new official Lightning Dock to sit the phones in. Unlike Apple’s previous version of this dock which was made entirely of plastic, these new docks are aluminum and color-matched to the Space Grey, Silver, …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 5S now in even shorter supply, says analyst

Available stock of Apple's top-of-the-line iPhone has tightened over the past three weeks, says analyst Gene Munster.<p>The iPhone 5S is now playing even harder to get.<p>Over the past three weeks, availability of the new high-end iPhone has dropped to less than 5 percent of all iPhone models, Piper …

What's the Difference Between the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus?

Today, Apple unloaded two very exciting new devices: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Here's how they stack up.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Apple unloaded two very exciting new devices: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Here's how they stack up against the last …

iPhone 5S, 5-inch iPhone 6 allegedly spotted at supplier

A poster on Chinese microblogging site says that a friend has seen the much-rumored models and that they could be released this year.<p>The much-rumored iPhone 5S and a 5-inch iPhone 6 have shown up at an Apple supplier in China, according to a post on a Chinese microblogging site.<p>The models could be …

Moto X takes Round 2 against iPhone 5S

The Moto X's display proves that OLED technology has made big strides in the last year or so.<p>The Moto X and its gorgeous display take Round 2 against the iPhone 5S.<p>A couple of weeks back, I wrote that the iPhone 5S bested the Moto X on physical design.<p>This week I'm writing about the display. Mostly …

How the iPhone 5S replaced my Fitbit

Now that the Fitbit iOS app can track my steps using the iPhone's built-in M7 chip, I've stopped carrying my Fitbit Ultra. And that's a warning sign for the emerging wearables category.<p>I haven't charged my Fitbit Ultra in over three weeks. And I doubt I ever will again.<p>Ever since I bought an iPhone …

iPhone 5s: The Closest Any Smartphone Comes To Being Perfect [Review]

Performance<p>We really thought Apple’s A7 processor would be a quad-core chip, but it’s not — it’s so much more than that. It’s the world’s first smartphone processor with a desktop class 64-bit architecture, and it blows its predecessors out of the water.<p>It’s twice as fast as last year’s A6 chip, …

Apple Offers In-Store Pickup Option For iPhone 5s As Shipping Estimates Slip To October

Apple sold a lot of new iPhones over the weekend—9 million to be exact. While we don’t know the breakdown sales for the 5c and 5s, estimates suggest that the ratio of 5s sales to 5c sales was around 3 to 1.<p>Launch supply of the 5s was significantly constrained due to what was likely shortages of new …

eCommerce

Virgin Mobile trims prices on unsubsidized iPhone 5S, 5C

The new sale from Virgin Mobile shaves 10 percent off the usual price of the two unsubsidized iPhones, but it's good for only a limited time.<p>Virgin Mobile subscribers looking for an unsubsidized version of the iPhone 5S or 5C may want to check out a new sale from the carrier.<p>Virgin Mobile has cut …

Walmart to sell iPhone 5C for $79, iPhone 5S for $189

With Apple's two new devices poised to hit stores, the retail chain unveils a discount with the standard two-year contract and will offer a trade-in deal for people looking to get rid of certain older smartphones.<p>Consumers looking to pick up either of the two new iPhones can save a bit of cash via …

iPhone 5S vs. train goes exactly like you'd expect

YouTube channel TechRax wonders if an iPhone 5S can survive being run over by a train. Spoiler alert: No, it can't.<p>Durability testing has been a hallmark of the smartphone era since the introduction of the first Apple iPhone in 2007, and it's usually in the form of the drop test given that's the …

LTE-Advanced iPhone 5S and budget model rumors surface

The budget iPhone is on the way in striking colors, and iPhone 5S could get fast LTE technology, according to reports.<p>In need of a daily dose of rumors about future iPhones? Well, A Chinese-language blog claims the budget iPhone is on the way, while a Korean news outlet expects a version of the …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

It's up to Apple now to top or debunk the flood of iPhone 5S rumors, but many of the rumors seem credible.<p>We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days …

HTC One

iPhone 5S Touch ID hacked by fake fingerprints

Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>The iPhone 5S and …

Here It Is: The Apple iPhone 5s

The next-gen phone comes out this month with a big batch of new features. And yes, you can get it in gold.<p><b>As expected, today Apple unveiled an iPhone 5s</b> (note the new lowercase treatment, leaving us with no easy way to write about multiple iPhones.) The new phone comes with a form factor that is …

iOS

Apple iPhone 6, 5S Series Get Price-cut in India, New iPhone 6S Series Release Imminent: Report

Apple has slashed iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S prices ahead of the iPhone 6S series launch in India next month.<p>Apple India has reportedly reduced the …

Project Tango I/O Apps now released in Google Play

article<p>en_US<p>https://developers.googleblog.com/2015/08/project-tango-io-apps-now-released-in.html<p>Google Developers …

iPad lock defeats ram-raiding thief

When it comes to security and tamper-resistant devices, nothing beats the testimonial of a failed burglary attempt caught on camera.<p>A robber, who recently rammed his truck into an Australian electronics store, hit a snag when he tried to swipe an iPad encased in a double-lock kiosk made by …

How to turn your iPhone into a hologram projector

We’re going to be waiting a few years (or decades?) before Apple gets around to adding holographic displays to the iPhone, but did you know there’s actually a wicked-simple trick that lets you turn your iPhone into a hologram machine?<p>This isn’t the work of crazy science fiction. It’s based on the …

Augmented Reality

This is what Android fragmentation looks like in 2015

There’s no way around it: Android is a mess of disparate OEMs and legacy versions of the same operating system. While we get an idea of what’s really going on with Android from Google’s official numbers, Open Signal has again tapped its users to better illustrate (literally) what’s going on in …

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