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iPhone 5c is Getting Cheaper - only $45 now!





MarketWatch says that Walmart will sell the iPhone 5c for $45 on contract and RadioShack will give a $50 gift card to each plastic iPhone buyer. Take a look at the original report below:


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Saturday, October 5th, 2013. 19:23

Apple Secures Rights to Use the 'iPhone' Moniker in Brazil



Apple has finally solved the naming rights issue connected with the iPhone trademark in Brazil. Now there’s only one iPhone in this country, the one manufactured by the company from Cupertino.


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Sunday, September 29th, 2013. 15:33

iPhone 5c sales are reaching those of iPhone 5s



Localytics has published a new report that claims San Francisco to be the best selling location for the iPhone 5s while in general the gap between iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c sales is dwindling.

After close to one week of sales, we found that, overall, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco held the largest market share in the U.S. for iPhone 5s and 5c activations. This is to be expected given the size of their populations. However the real surprise was that San Francisco came in third. Considering San Francisco is actually the 11th largest market in the U.S., its status as a technology haven also, clearly, translates to a culture of early adoption.

We then looked at the distribution of the iPhone 5s and 5c for each of the cities. Again, San Francisco stood out, showing the strongest preference for the 5s over the 5c (85% vs. 15%) among the top 12 major U.S. cities. Philadelphia showed the lowest preference with 72%.


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Virgin Mobile will Start Selling iPhone 5s and 5c on October, 1



Virgin Mobile will soon carry the new Apple’s flagship - iPhone 5s - as well as the mid-priced plastic iPhone 5c. According to the carrier’s recent announcement on Twitter, both devices will be available starting from October 1st.


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Saturday, September 28th, 2013. 17:15

Apple Sells 9 Million Units of iPhone 5S and 5C in First Weekend



Apple has broken another record - over the opening weekend the company managed to sell as many as 9 million units of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. This devices included, there’re now more than 200 million smartphones and tablets running the new iOS 7 in the world. Incredible!


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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. 0:53

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Launch Gathers the Biggest Crowd Ever For Apple



Apple Store in New York gathered the biggest crowd ever seen before this Friday. On the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch day there were so many people willing to buy these devices, that the gold version of the Apple’s new flagship was sold out in a flash!


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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. 0:32

New York Police Department Encourages People to Update to iOS 7



The New York City Police Department is asking people to upgrade to iOS 7. This is all due to its improved security and, among the rest - due to the ‘Activation Lock’ feature.

According to some police officials, the seventh version of the Apple’s mobile operating system is probably the most protected.

After months of pressure from a global coalition of elected officials and law enforcement agencies, we are pleased that Apple is set to release a new mobile operating system that includes a theft deterrent feature called Activation Lock. This is an important first step towards ending the global epidemic of smartphone theft.

Looks like the new iPhones are really worth purchasing devices.




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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. 0:25

White House Petition Asking FCC to Require Carriers to Unlock All Mobile Devices



The U.S. government has recently filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). According to The Washington Post, this documents suggests that all the American wireless carriers should unlock all the devices they sell.


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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013. 23:31

Free iPhone 5c or a $100 Sprint Discount



Sprint makes the iPhone 5c a true lower-cost iPhone. One of the U.S. biggest carriers (after Verizon and AT&T) announced a $100 discount on any phone to those who switch to Sprint from other carriers. If to take into account the fact that the new iPhone 5c is available for $99 on a contact, it turns out one may get it for free!


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Tuesday, September 17th, 2013. 1:24

Apple Has Revealed Detailed Schematics for its Forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c



Apple has revealed highly detailed schematics for its forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c, so that the third-party case manufacturers can use them to design the accessories that doesn’t prevent from using all the smartphones’ features.

Having an idea about the internal components layout is very important.

While the iPhone 5c is known to have a polycarbonate body with a steel-reinforced frame that doubles as a multi-band antenna, the drawings show the design requires radio transparent windows at the top and bottom of the chassis.

All the schemes are published to Apple's Developer Center, so if you want to take a look at the full-sized images, here’s the link.




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Tuesday, September 17th, 2013. 1:02

Apple Posts September 10th iPhone Event Keynote Video



Apple has posted the keynote video for its September 10th event at which the new smartphones iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C were announced.

You can watch the video here (quicktime is required).




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Thursday, September 12th, 2013. 17:13

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C might support LTE in Russia



 

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will probably support LTE in Russia. According to Wikipedia new Apple smartphones are ready for Russian LTE network. Here is the list of frequencies used by cellular companies:


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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013. 17:03

iPhone 5С is officially unveiled in five colors



Today Apple has introduced the iPhone 5c which can be truly called the most colorful iPhone ever. The smartphone features a new design. It is available in five bright colors -  blue, green, pink, yellow and white.

iPhone 5c boasts all the features so respected and loved by Apple customers. The magnificent 4-inch Retina display, the long-awaited rapid processor A6 chip, as well as the 8 megapixel iSight camera are only a small part of brilliant hardware of the new iPhone. It also has more LTE bands than any other smartphone in the world, a new FaceTime HD camera, and iOS 7, which is expected to be the best iOS Cupertino company has ever had to present to its customers.

“iPhone 5c is everything iPhone 5 was and more, in an all-new design packed with great features,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone 5c is designed with a beautiful polycarbonate enclosure that looks and feels so solid in your hand.”

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The iPhone 5S - First Look



Apple has just unveiled it’s new flagship device - iPhone 5S. As expected, it features a brand-new A7 processor, which is said to be five times faster than the previous one, an improved camera and a widely rumored fingerprint sensor that is, by the way, called Touch ID.


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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013. 23:21

Live Blog: presenting iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and other new gadgets




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