iPhone 5 archive

  • iPhone 5 NFC chip turns up
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    iPhone 5 NFC chip turns up

    By 28 August 2012

    Photos purporting to be the front assembly of the iPhone 5 show what appears to be an NFC chip, suggesting contactless payments could be made with the next-generation Apple device. The images show the chip sitting at the top of the phone next to the camera...

  • iPad mini release date: October, claim sources
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    iPad mini release date: October, claim sources

    By 25 August 2012

    Apple will launch the iPad mini in October, a month after the expected iPhone 5 launch but still in time for Christmas. So say sources talking to All Things Digital, the tech blog of The Wall Street Journal, . "Apple's next-generation iPhone and its...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #98 - Everything Everywhere 4G, iPhone 5 rumours and Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #98 - Everything Everywhere 4G, iPhone 5 rumours and Samsung Galaxy Note 2

    By 24 August 2012

    Ofcom has approved Everything Everywhere's 4G network plans so the team look at what that means to the UK's mobile broadband network. Plus, they tackle the recent swathe of camera leaks that are emerging ahead of trade shows Photokina and IFA. And look...

  • Apple experts suggest iPhone 5 and iPad mini to be launched separately
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    Apple experts suggest iPhone 5 and iPad mini to be launched separately

    By 24 August 2012

    A joint launch of the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini is very unlikely, according to expert opinion.  There had been some speculation that Apple would use its scheduled 12 September to unveil both devices, but two respected journalists - both of who have...

  • iPhone 5 mini dock USB cable photo leaked?
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    iPhone 5 mini dock USB cable photo leaked?

    By 23 August 2012

    Yes it's a cable, but just like the Marks & Spencer adverts used to say, this isn't just any cable, this is reportedly an iPhone 5 cable. An iPhone 5 mini dock USB cable sporting the new also-rumoured smaller dock connector, no less. Okay, so you're right,...

  • LG begins mass producing thinner display, destination iPhone 5
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    LG begins mass producing thinner display, destination iPhone 5

    By 23 August 2012

    The chief executive of LG Display has confirmed that a new thinner display is in mass production as the assembly of the new iPhone 5 hots up. LG, along with Sharp and Japan Display Inc, is expected to supply a new Retina display for the next-generation...

  • iPhone 5 parody suggests new iPhone will actually be a DSLR (video)
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    iPhone 5 parody suggests new iPhone will actually be a DSLR (video)

    By 22 August 2012

    Hold the front page! The iPhone 5 has been revealed with an advertisement highlighting all of its key features. Okay, so said commercial is in fact a parody that lightly mocks iPhone fanboys in the process. The video centres around Apple asking its customers...

  • iPhone 5 assembled: Leaked parts fit leaked shell
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    iPhone 5 assembled: Leaked parts fit leaked shell

    By 22 August 2012

    An Apple repair site claims to have a number of parts of the iPhone 5 that have been leaked independently and has gone about piecing them altogether. What’s more, they all fit. The teams at iResQ say the headphone jack cable and dock connector all aligned...

  • iPhone 5 release date is 21 September, suggests Verizon vacation blackout
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    iPhone 5 release date is 21 September, suggests Verizon vacation blackout

    By 22 August 2012

    Verizon, the US mobile phone operator, has reportedly issued a holiday blackout from 21 September to 30 September, leading many commentators to believe  the news corroborates the launch of the iPhone 5 in America. "A trusted Verizon employee has just...

  • iPhone 5 to run on Everything Everywhere's 4G network in UK
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    iPhone 5 to run on Everything Everywhere's 4G network in UK

    By 21 August 2012

    It is understood that the iPhone 5 will work on the UK's 4G network from launch. Multiple sources have suggested to Pocket-lint that the latest handset from Apple - expected to be unveiled on 12 September - will support the 1800MHz spectrum band that...

  • Three to benefit from Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G allocation
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    Three to benefit from Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G allocation

    By 21 August 2012

    UK network Three is said to be in the process of buying part of Everything Everywhere’s 4G mobile services spectrum, meaning it too would be able to roll-out 4G to its customers before the end of the year. Ofcom has announced that it has approved Everything...

  • Ofcom gives Everything Everywhere green light for 4G roll-out
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    Ofcom gives Everything Everywhere green light for 4G roll-out

    By 21 August 2012

    Everything Everywhere has been approved by Ofcom to begin delivering 4G mobile services to the UK later this year, far earlier than was expected. From 11 September, Everything Everywhere, the owner of Orange and T-Mobile, will be able to roll out 4G mobile...

  • More iPhone 5 front panel photos emerge
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    More iPhone 5 front panel photos emerge

    By 20 August 2012

    Photos of what is claimed to be a fully assembled front panel of the new iPhone 5 have become the latest leak of the next-gen Apple device.  Ubreakifix.com sent the images to Boy Genius Report which has in turn published them on its site. While the images...

  • iPhone 5 pre-orders to begin on 12 September reveal day
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    iPhone 5 pre-orders to begin on 12 September reveal day

    By 14 August 2012

    There have been more hints that Apple will unveil its next-gen iPhone 5 on 12 September, with the Cupertino outfit set to begin taking pre-orders on the same day. According to iMore, customers can place their orders on the day of the reveal, with devices...

  • iPhone 5 motherboard spotted, but what does it tell us?
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    iPhone 5 motherboard spotted, but what does it tell us?

    By 13 August 2012

    Photos have cropped up which purportedly show the motherboard of the next iPhone 5. A user has posted the images on the WeiPhone forum, while analysts have begun speculating on what clues they provide. The biggest hint the motherboard images suggest is...

  • iPhone 5 battery spotted, higher capacity to support LTE
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    iPhone 5 battery spotted, higher capacity to support LTE

    By 10 August 2012

    More iPhone 5 speculation as images of the handset’s battery appear with a capacity increase up to 1440 mAh. Though the battery’s capacity looks set to be (marginally) bigger than the previous iPhone models – the iPhone 4S has a 1430 mAh and the...

  • iPhone 5 dock connector to be just 9-pins
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    iPhone 5 dock connector to be just 9-pins

    By 8 August 2012

    One of the key changes expected in the new iPhone 5 is a smaller dock connector. According to the latest reports we could be looking at a dock that houses just nine pins. A reference to “9Pin” has been found in the iOS 6 beta and, assuming it is referring...

  • iPhone 5 will have taller screen, tests suggest five rows of icons on the homescreen
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    iPhone 5 will have taller screen, tests suggest five rows of icons on the homescreen

    By 8 August 2012

    A team of would-be developers have tweaked Apple’s iOS in an attempt to prove once and for all that the next-gen iPhone 5 will feature a taller display. The team at 9to5mac are convinced that the resolution of the iPhone 5 will be 1136 x 640 and made...

  • No YouTube app for Apple's iOS 6
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    No YouTube app for Apple's iOS 6

    By 7 August 2012

    Apple’s licence with YouTube has ended, meaning the pre-embedded app won't appear on iOS 6.  Since the very first iPhone, users have had on-press access to the video-sharing website, but Apple is said to have taken the decision to move away from integrating...

  • iPhone 5 front panel specifics revealed (video)
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    iPhone 5 front panel specifics revealed (video)

    By 3 August 2012

    More leaks on what we can expect from the new iPhone 5 have emerged, but this time we have measurements down to the last millimetre. According to Etrade, which conducted a comparison between the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 recording it on video, the new iPhone...

  • iPhone 5 countdown continues as it pops up in server logs... somebody out there is using one
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    iPhone 5 countdown continues as it pops up in server logs... somebody out there is using one

    By 3 August 2012

    An iPhone 5, with the designation 5,2, has popped up on a site's server logs, proving that a working device is out there somewhere. It is widely expected that Apple will launch the new iPhone 5 on 12 September, with its on sale date being reported as...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech

    By 3 August 2012

    It's a bumper edition of the podcast this week, as the team looks at the biggest iPhone 5 rumours, launch and release date gossip and delivers its verdict on whether they are true or just tripe. Plus, the Linters explain what's happening to Hotmail as...

  • iPhone 5 screens built, September launch still looking good
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    iPhone 5 screens built, September launch still looking good

    By 2 August 2012

    Sharp's president Takashi Okuda has revealed that the screens Apple will be using for its iPhone 5 will ship this month, keeping the production of the new handset on course for the much-rumoured September release date. Speaking during the Japanese manufacturer's...

  • iPhone 5 release date: Even more rumours state 21 September sale date
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    iPhone 5 release date: Even more rumours state 21 September sale date

    By 30 July 2012

    Note the date: 21 September 2012 is when the iPhone 5 will launch after a 12 September reveal, according to more sources with knowledge of the matter. If the 21 September date sounds familiar, it's because the date was already being bandied around earlier...

  • iPhone 5: More parts pieced together in pics and video
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    iPhone 5: More parts pieced together in pics and video

    By 30 July 2012

    More purported new iPhone 5 leaks have emerged, this time in a video that shows all the parts being assembled, albeit without the phone’s innards. The video shows what is alleged to be the housing of the new Apple device – expected to be unveiled...