iPhone 5: Everything you need to know!

Samsung challenges Apple for top spot in Canada’s smartphone market

Samsung challenges Apple for top spot in Canada’s smartphone market

Worldwide, Apple and Samsung are battling for top spot in the smartphone market, with Samsung out shipping its rival in most countries due to its plethora of inexpensive handsets. In Canada, Apple edges out Samsung, but that lead my be slipping says research company Ipsos Reid in its recent Mobil-ology study.

Watch: Leaked Trailer for ‘MOGA Ace Power’ iPhone game controller

Watch: Leaked Trailer for ‘MOGA Ace Power’ iPhone game controller

Apple included native support for third-party game controllers in iOS 7, and press images of a number of game controllers have leaked since then, including ones made by Logitech and MOGA.

iPhone comes out on top in J.D. Power Smartphone Satisfaction Rankings

iPhone comes out on top in J.D. Power Smartphone Satisfaction Rankings

J.D. Power released its 2013 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study this week and Apple earned top spot, followed by Samsung, for overall customer satisfaction. Both Apple and Samsung scored at or above the average in all performance factors.

Olloclip releases new clip-on 4-in-1 Lens for the iPhone

Olloclip releases new clip-on 4-in-1 Lens for the iPhone

Olloclip released a new version of its popular quick connect photo lens for the iPhone. The Olloclip 4-in-1 iPhone Lens includes four different optic modes to enhance your photo-taking ability on any recent iPhone model including the 5/5s and the 4/4s.

OtterBox announces waterproof iPhone 5s case with Touch ID support

OtterBox announces waterproof iPhone 5s case with Touch ID support

If you live or work in areas where you risk getting your iPhone wet, OtterBox has announced its new Preserver series waterproof cases for the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5. Notably, the iPhone 5s case is constricted such that even with the case on, you can continue to use the Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Pro photographer compares the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 on Patagonia trip

Pro photographer compares the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 on Patagonia trip

Photographer Austin Mann is known for his exquisite travel photographs and his skill with mobile devices. Last year, he grabbed a few iPhone 5 handsets and took off to Iceland to field test the camera against the iPhone 4s. This year he did the same thing with the iPhone 5s, testing the new iPhone against its predecessor, the iPhone 5, on a trip to Patagonia.

Apps crashing twice the rate on iPhone 5s compared to iPhone 5c and iPhone 5

Apps crashing twice the rate on iPhone 5s compared to iPhone 5c and iPhone 5

Crittercism, a San Francisco-based company that helps mobile app developers track their performance, reports that apps are crashing twice the rate on the iPhone 5s, as on either the iPhone 5c or iPhone 5.

The bug tracking company reports that apps crash about two percent on the iPhone 5s, as compared to just one percent on the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5.

Surprise: New iPhones were the best selling phones on all major US operators in September

Surprise: New iPhones were the best selling phones on all major US operators in September

Your mom and dad might not know half or even a quarter of the things you do about mobile technology, but after more than half a decade of iPhones, they’ve kind of figured out that a new one comes out roughly every 12 months. With that little tidbit of knowledge in the back of your mind, it shouldn’t surprise you to hear that the iPhone 5s was the best selling smartphone on all four major US operators for the month of September.

Apple is the top handset maker in the US, Android the leading platform

Apple is the top handset maker in the US, Android the leading platform

The latest ComScore report shows that Apple is the leading handset manufacturer in the US, beating out competitors like Samsung, Motorola, LG and HTC. iOS as a platform, though, is still second to Android, but, in the last three quarters, it gained some ground on its competition.

Couldn’t buy the iPhone 5s? SlowCam brings slow motion video to iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c

Couldn’t buy the iPhone 5s? SlowCam brings slow motion video to iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c

One of the most talked about features of the iPhone 5s has been the new “slo-mo” camera mode that shoots videos at a very high frame rate of 120 fps (regular frame rate is 30 fps), which means the video can be slowed down to quarter of the speed and still appear normal to the human eye.