iPhone 5 archive

  • Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers
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    Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers

    By 4 February 2013

    Three has clarified its plans for 4G, by saying that it will incorporate LTE as a standard feature for its customers. That means that if you have a compatible device, you'll get access to the 4G network from Three on your existing SIM and on your existing...

  • BlackBerry Z10 compared to SGS3, iPhone 5, Lumia 820 (photo)
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    BlackBerry Z10 compared to SGS3, iPhone 5, Lumia 820 (photo)

    By 30 January 2013

    How does the new BlackBerry Z10 compare to the competition? We decided to put the Z10 up against the Samsung Galaxy S3, the iPhone 5, and the Nokia Lumia 820 to help you get an idea of the size of the device compared to others.  As you can see the Z10...

  • EE 4G customers now get visual voicemail on iPhone 5
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    EE 4G customers now get visual voicemail on iPhone 5

    By 28 January 2013

    Network EE has announced that iPhone 5 owners who subscribe to a 4GEE plan can now access the visual voicemail feature on their devices. Visual voicemail provides a list of messages left for you to browse through, rather than have to listed through sequentially....

  • Samsung stretches lead over Apple in worldwide smartphone sales
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    Samsung stretches lead over Apple in worldwide smartphone sales

    By 25 January 2013

    Samsung has pulled further away from Apple and Nokia in worldwide smartphone sales. Handsets such as the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II have helped it sell 63 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012, resulting in a 29 per cent of the entire...

  • Hands-on: Olloclip three-in-one lens attachment for iPhone 5 review
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    Hands-on: Olloclip three-in-one lens attachment for iPhone 5 review

    By 15 January 2013

    When it comes to iPhone 5 accessories there have only ever been a handful that have got us well and truly excited. Being camera fiends, we found Olloclip's three-in-one attachable lens for the iPhone 5 to be one of those practical yet fun gadgets that...

  • Cheaper iPhone rumoured for late 2013 claims source
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    Cheaper iPhone rumoured for late 2013 claims source

    By 8 January 2013

    Apple plans to release a less-expensive iPhone scheduled for late 2013, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The company has used its last-gen handset as the less-expensive model for customers looking to save money, priced significantly...

  • iOS 6 sees in the New Year with Do Not Disturb hiccup
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    iOS 6 sees in the New Year with Do Not Disturb hiccup

    By 1 January 2013

    It seems the iPhone has been partying too hard again, this time staying on Do Not Disturb on New Year's morning. Various reports say users of iOS 6 devices – iPhones, iPod touches and iPads – discovered that the Do Not Disturb feature failed to shut...

  • New iphone announced, this time running Android
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    New iphone announced, this time running Android

    By 19 December 2012

    No, you didn't misread the headline, nor have we lied. In a case of the almost unbelievable, a Brazilian phone company has launched an Android-powered iphone (note the subtle lower case "p") - the catch being it has nothing to do with Apple. The new phone,...

  • iPhone 5 and iPad Mini iOS 6.0.2 update out
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    iPhone 5 and iPad Mini iOS 6.0.2 update out

    By 18 December 2012

    Apple has released an update for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini that contains “improvements and bug fixes”, alongside a specific fix for a "bug that could impact Wi-Fi". The bug, which many consumers claimed disabled Wi-Fi connectivity for the iPhone...

  • iPhone 5S tipped for June release, with NFC and more colours
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    iPhone 5S tipped for June release, with NFC and more colours

    By 11 December 2012

    Yep, that's right, the iPhone 5S rumours are already starting in earnest now and it is not even Christmas. The latest is more of a hope than a rumour to be fair, but comes off the back of leaked parts that suggest the design of the phone will stay the...

  • Philips Lightning docks lets you amplify your iPhone 5
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    Philips Lightning docks lets you amplify your iPhone 5

    By 7 December 2012

    Philips has announced a bevy of Apple iPhone docks with Lightning connectors for iPhone 5 and new iPad users keen to plug in their phone. The new docks, launched today, includes two docking speakers and a bedroom docking speaker that includes a clock...

  • Apple vs Samsung: iPhone 5 on sale in South Korea on 7 December
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    Apple vs Samsung: iPhone 5 on sale in South Korea on 7 December

    By 3 December 2012

    Apple has announced that it will be selling the iPhone 5 in South Korea from this Friday, taking the fight to become the reigning smartphone straight to Samsung on its home turf. "Apple today announced iPhone 5 will be available in South Korea on Friday,...

  • TomTom iOS app updated for iPhone 5
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    TomTom iOS app updated for iPhone 5

    By 28 November 2012

    TomTom has updated its iOS satnav application so that it better suits the screen of the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch. Version 1.12 of TomTom Navigation for iPhone and iPad now works perfectly with iOS 6, is optimised for iPhone 5 so shows...

  • Three talks-up 'Ultrafast' network, LTE coming 2013
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    Three talks-up 'Ultrafast' network, LTE coming 2013

    By 15 November 2012

    Three has adopted the term "Ultrafast" to describe the DC-HSDPA network that it has been rolling out in the UK. Deployment was announced in February 2012. The company has also revealed that it will be rolling out LTE in 2013, but hasn't specified whether...

  • JBL OnBeat Micro and Venue LT lay claim to be the world's first speaker docks for iPhone 5
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    JBL OnBeat Micro and Venue LT lay claim to be the world's first speaker docks for iPhone 5

    By 15 November 2012

    Audio specialist JBL has launched what it claims to be the "world's first Lightning connector speaker docks to market". The JBL OnBeat Micro and JBL Venue LT docks both come with the right connectivity to suit the iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini and latest...

  • Apple Maps move over... Nokia is Here, for iOS
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    Apple Maps move over... Nokia is Here, for iOS

    By 13 November 2012

    Plenty of iOS 6 users will know only too well the tale of Apple Maps-gate. And while so many of us have been crying for Google Maps to make its return, it looks as though Nokia could be the company to come to the rescue. READ: Apple Maps-gate: Angry iOS...

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 overtakes iPhone 4S as world's best-selling smartphone
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    Samsung Galaxy S3 overtakes iPhone 4S as world's best-selling smartphone

    By 8 November 2012

    Apple has lost the title of world's best-selling smartphone to its bitter rival Samsung. In Q3 2012, the Samsung Galaxy S III shipped 18 million units, the iPhone 4S 16.2 million. According to research conducted by the global independent research and...

  • Vote in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012
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    Vote in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012

    By 7 November 2012

    Voting for the 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2012. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 11 categories has five products that have been...

  • Android now has 75 per cent of the smartphone market, according to Q3 results
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    Android now has 75 per cent of the smartphone market, according to Q3 results

    By 2 November 2012

    Three out of every four smartphones shipped between July and September was an Android device, according to a new report. IDC claims Google’s operating system now accounts for exactly 75 per cent of the smartphone market, with Apple’s iOS and the BlackBerry...

  • Nokia Lumia 920 review
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    Nokia Lumia 920 review

    By 1 November 2012

    It's the flagship phone from Nokia. It's the device that should save the company. A phone that will make everyone ditch Android and the iPhone and turn to Windows Phone. That, at least, is what Nokia is hoping it can achieve with its latest top-of-the-range...

  • How heavy are the latest smartphones?
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    How heavy are the latest smartphones?

    By 31 October 2012

    You carry them everyday, but just how heavy are the latest smartphones on the market? Here at Pocket-lint, we wondered just how much heavier the Nokia Lumia 920 is compared to the iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S3.  When you have a couple of grams here,...

  • EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices
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    EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices

    By 30 October 2012

    Everything Everywhere is now available in the UK, with a new network and a new brand, known simply as EE bringing with it the first 4G service in the  UK. Now that the auction for other 4G spectrum bands has been brought forward in order to stave off...

  • Otter Box Defender iPhone 5 case pictures and hands-on
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    Otter Box Defender iPhone 5 case pictures and hands-on

    By 26 October 2012

    You've got a new iPhone 5, but you just know that the environments you live in will mean your precious new phone will get scuffed quicker than if it was being used as a skateboard. In steps the Otter Box Defender, a tough case that promises the upmost...

  • iTunes 11 update almost here
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    iTunes 11 update almost here

    By 23 October 2012

    iTunes 11, Apple's desktop software for managing its iDevices, is expected to be available from today -shortly after the company's press event, if its own hints are anything to go by.  Apple first detailed that iTunes would be getting a major overhaul in...

  • iOS 6.0.1 on its way... in time for iPad mini?
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    iOS 6.0.1 on its way... in time for iPad mini?

    By 23 October 2012

    Apple has started to test iOS 6.0.1, an upgrade that will fix several issues brought about with the latest version of its operating software, iOS 6. According to BGR, its sources have claimed that Apple will release the software update in the coming weeks,...