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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!
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.
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.
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!
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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iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will probably support LTE in Russia. According to
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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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.
Another short video that allegedly shows a working iPhone 5C was uploaded to a Chinese website CTech. Like the previous one, it shows a device that looks very similar to what we know as the lower cost iPhone.
We all know that the new iPhones are just around the corner. What that means is that it is high time someone created a parody on the new devices' welcome video and uploaded it on YouTube. You see, each time Apple releases its new smartphone or tablet, someone shots a clip that makes fun of either gadget itself, or the fans waiting for the release date, or whatever else.
This year is not an exception - below you can see a short iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C introductory video. People, who look almost just like the actual Apple’s engineers and executives (I’m joking, of course), tell us the story about what do the the letters “S” and “C” mean.
I won’t tell you anything more - watch the video yourself.
According to comScore MobiLens and Mobile Matrix, the iPhone now holds a 40% share of the American smartphone market, which means that users still prefer this device to the others.
A new photo has recently appeared in the Net, featuring the graphite iPhone 5S with the China Compulsory Certificate mark.
The picture below shows the dual LED flash which was not present on the iPhone 5. Once you examine the photo closer, you will distinguish the compulsory safety mark for products sold in the Chinese market.
It means that Apple is very likely to be selling the iPhone 5S on Chinese market quite soon. Cupertino company will probably start with launching the smartphone via China Telecom.
The Wall Street Journal