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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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), 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. 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 device’s storage. You’ll be surprised how many people sell their iPhones without doing anything to remove personal data.