iPhone 5 archive

  • EE 4G UK iPhone 5: How much will it cost me?
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    EE 4G UK iPhone 5: How much will it cost me?

    By 23 October 2012

    If you're looking to get your hands on the fastest iPhone 5 in the UK, then EE's LTE network is the way to do it. We already know the iPhone 5 is a fast phone, but just how much is it going to cost you to get that fast data too?  If you've already bought...

  • iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey
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    iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey

    By 15 October 2012

    A new independent survey claims consumers have been undeterred by issues concerning Apple Maps in their quest to purchase the iPhone 5. Although thousands of complaints were made on social networks and blogs, ChangeWave Research says: “Apple Maps...

  • Apple iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is best for you?
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    Apple iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is best for you?

    By 12 October 2012

    When it comes to upgrading your phone, there's one very big question that most people have: iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S III? Answering it is not easy. Choosing between the flagship Android and Apple phones is a tough decision and one you're going to...

  • Apple's Lightning to 30-pin adapter now shipping, customers told
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    Apple's Lightning to 30-pin adapter now shipping, customers told

    By 8 October 2012

    Apple’s new Lightning to 30-pin adapter has begun shipping, with some customers who were first to pre-order the accessory being told to expect delivery of the item as early as this week. MacRumors is reporting that it’s received word from Australia...

  • iPhone 5 purple lens flare is normal, claims Apple
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    iPhone 5 purple lens flare is normal, claims Apple

    By 8 October 2012

    Apple has officially responded to claims that the new iPhone 5’s camera leaves a purple lens flare on some photos when it is pointed to, or near, a bright light, such as the sun. After some customers contacted Apple to complain about the issue, the...

  • Odeon and Harvester embrace Apple Passbook with vouchers
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    Odeon and Harvester embrace Apple Passbook with vouchers

    By 5 October 2012

    Odeon cinemas and Harvester restaurants in the UK are among the first companies to embrace Apple's new Passbook feature in iOS 6. The cinema chain is allowing people who visit its website to add a 30 per cent off voucher to the Passbook app at the click...

  • Nokia Lumia 920 advert mocks the iPhone for its lack of colour (video)
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    Nokia Lumia 920 advert mocks the iPhone for its lack of colour (video)

    By 4 October 2012

    Nokia has become the latest manufacturer – after Samsung and Motorola - to run an advert that mocks the iPhone 5, this time having a dig at its lack of colour. The Nokia Lumia 920 is just around the corner, and while the Finnish manufacturer's hero...

  • iPhone 5 4G EE UK: What sort of speeds can you expect? (video)
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    iPhone 5 4G EE UK: What sort of speeds can you expect? (video)

    By 3 October 2012

    The iPhone 5 is a fast phone. It might have a few teething troubles with maps and scratches, but it's selling fast, the OS runs fast and now - thanks to a preview of the 4G EE network in the UK - we've seen it with super-fast data too. So what sort of...

  • 4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei
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    4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has officially announced its line-up of 4G phones available from today - Wednesday, 3 October - ready for the LTE service rolling out in the coming weeks. We'd already had confirmation at the launch of the UK's first 4G network, EE, of which devices...

  • Tim Cook: Sorry for Apple Maps, recommends using Bing, Nokia or Google
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    Tim Cook: Sorry for Apple Maps, recommends using Bing, Nokia or Google

    By 28 September 2012

    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has formally apologised for the frustration some users are experiencing with Apple Maps, recommending that they use Bing, Google, or Nokia maps instead while Apple works through the problems. "To our customers,

 at Apple,...

  • Apple would have continued with Google Maps had it been given spoken turn-by-turn directions
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    Apple would have continued with Google Maps had it been given spoken turn-by-turn directions

    By 27 September 2012

    Since iOS 6 was released there's been no doubt which of its many features has garnered the most negative feedback. Apple's decision to jetison Google Maps in favour of its own service has been met almost unanimously with derision. However, it has since...

  • iPhone 5 camera review
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    iPhone 5 camera review

    By 26 September 2012

    Digital compact camera sales are falling, while smartphone camera technology continues to improve. Take the iPhone 5: it’s already caused a chunk of the public to fall into near-hysteria upon its launch - with five million units sold in the first three...

  • iPhone 5 panorama tips
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    iPhone 5 panorama tips

    By 25 September 2012

    The new iOS 6 might have done some damage to the iPhone’s mapping app, but the camera’s refit is one of the best we have seen from Apple. We have had an iPhone 5 for a few days now and all we find ourselves doing is snapping pics using the new panorama...

  • iPhone 5 shortage - thinner display to blame
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    iPhone 5 shortage - thinner display to blame

    By 25 September 2012

    Five million units sold in just three days is great business no matter how you look at it, but according to reports Apple could have sold far more iPhone 5’s on its opening weekend had it not been for a shortage of display panels. The iPhone 5 uses,...

  • Apple Maps is better than Google Maps....in China at least
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    Apple Maps is better than Google Maps....in China at least

    By 25 September 2012

    Apple Maps might be taking a panning in the western world, but according to users in China, the new mapping solution is far better than anything Google has produced there. Blogger Anthony Drendel has written a comparison piece in relation to the two mapping...

  • Google Maps app for iOS ready to go... Oh no it isn't, says Schmidt
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    Google Maps app for iOS ready to go... Oh no it isn't, says Schmidt

    By 25 September 2012

    Apple’s launch of its new iOS 6 platform has received criticism over its new mapping functionality, with users bemoaning the lack of Google Maps. However, there’s growing speculation that an iOS 6 version of Google Maps has already been submitted...

  • iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days
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    iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days

    By 24 September 2012

    Apple has announced that it has sold over five million new iPhone 5 devices in just three days. The handset only went on sale on 21 September, but already Apple CEO Tim Cook has been crowing about the success of the iPhone 5 and with good reason. “Demand...

  • Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M
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    Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M

    By 24 September 2012

    Motorola has wasted no time in putting the boot in over the Apple Maps-gate saga, with a far from subtle advert promoting its Motorola Droid Razr M. With the slogan “The real world that’s fit for your hand”, the image sees the iPhone 5 positioned...

  • iPhone tips and tricks with iOS 6
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    iPhone tips and tricks with iOS 6

    By 23 September 2012

    Got a new iPhone 5, or maybe you've upgraded your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S to Apple iOS 6, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system? We've compiled a list of dozens of tips for you to get the most out of the new features Apple has added to...

  • Siri not working... on iPhone 5 launch day
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    Siri not working... on iPhone 5 launch day

    By 21 September 2012

    Siri has stopped working for thousands in the UK. The iPhone 5 was released to the public today and it's possible that the massively increased number of new iPhone users may have overloaded Apple's servers enough for the voice service to have gone down....

  • HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5
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    HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5

    By 21 September 2012

    Smartphone supplier Clove has begun taking pre-orders on both the HTC 8X and HTC 8S, pricing them at £399.99 and £224.99 (inc. VAT) respectively. HTC has so far remain tight-lipped as to what we might be expected to shell out for their flagship Windows...

  • iPhone 5 HD Voice wideband audio feature is supported by EE UK
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    iPhone 5 HD Voice wideband audio feature is supported by EE UK

    By 21 September 2012

    There have been reports across the US that the new HD Voice feature Apple has included with its iPhone 5 will not be supported by the networks over there. In the UK, however, we don't have that problem as EE, the umbrella firm for Orange and T-Mobile,...

  • Forget the Apple Store, the iPhone 5 is available just yards away with no queues
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    Forget the Apple Store, the iPhone 5 is available just yards away with no queues

    By 21 September 2012

    For all those queuing or planning to queue outside the London Regent Street or Covent Garden Apple Stores for their iPhone 5, Pocket-lint would like to point out that you can walk straight into several other stockists nearby. After we interviewed the...

  • Extreme queuing: iPhone 5 available from... the top of The O2
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    Extreme queuing: iPhone 5 available from... the top of The O2

    By 21 September 2012

    Customers went to giddy new heights on the iPhone 5 launch day when a pop-up store selling the device was erected at the top of The O2. The “Pop Up at The O2” store sat on top the iconic landmark that overlooks London’s Canary Wharf and saw customers...

  • Apple Maps-gate: London's Hackney Wick Station staff see the funny side
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    Apple Maps-gate: London's Hackney Wick Station staff see the funny side

    By 21 September 2012

    Although complaints are still coming in about the Apple Maps application that replaced Google Maps in the iOS 6 update, not everybody is raging about it. Some can even joke about what Pocket-lint has termed Apple Maps-gate. The staff at Hackney Wick...