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.
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.
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),Â which means the video can be slowed down to quarter of the speed and still appear normal to the human eye.
The original iPhone was launched more than six years ago in 2007 by Steve Jobs. The features in the device like the multitouch screen, the full-featured web browser, the touch screen interface were nothing short of revolutionary, but through seven iterations, Apple has made significant improvements to the already impressive iPhone.
It’s been a week since the next-generation iPhone 5s as well as the colorful iPhone 5c have gone on sale.Â Despite the iPhone 5s being an “s” upgrade, there are quite a few new features that make the purchase worthwhile, especially for owners of the iPhone 4s or older iPhones.
If you’ve already bought or plan to buy the new iPhone, and planning to trade-in your old iPhone, here are some tips to make sure all your personal data has been wiped off the deviceâ€™s storage.Â Youâ€™ll be surprised how many people sell their iPhones without doing anything to remove personal data.
iPhone 5s inventory is severely constrained right now, but if you want to own one right away â€” or at least want your friends to think you own one â€” you can buy a $24 conversion kit to upgrade to your iPhone 5′s casing to look like an iPhone 5s.
The iPhone 5s, being an “s” upgrade, brings a lot of under-the-hood changes that make the whole experience of using the device much faster and more responsive.
In this post, we look at the performance improvements in the iPhone 5s thanks to its new A7 chip with a 2x faster 64-bit CPU and a 2x faster GPU by comparing it to the older iPhone 5, and you could say the iPhone 5c as well, since it comes with the same components as the iPhone 5.
A new security bug discovered by Karam Daoud and reported by Forbes allows anyone to make a phone call from the lockscreen of an iPhone running iOS 7. The hack takes advantage of a flaw in the emergency calling system that lets you make phone calls to 911 when you are in trouble