iPhone 5 price cut at UK retailers, clearing stocks for iPhone 5S?

UK smartphone vendors have cut the asking price of the current-generation iPhone, in a further sign that a new Apple handset is set to land in September. Three is now offering the iPhone 5 for £29 upfront and £32 per month on a two-year contract. This includes 500 minutes and 5,000 texts per month, plus unlimited data. Since then, Dialaphone…

Budget iPhone casing and iPhone 5S chassis captured

The purported images of the alleged budget iPhone just don’t stop pouring in. This newest one comes from Taiwanese AppleDaily who also claims to have a shot of the iPhone 5S aluminum chassis. According to the latest hearsay, the budget iPhone will be available in five colors – red, yellow, white, blue and green. The bezel surrounding the display will…

iPhone 5S colour options to match iPhone 4 bumpers, rumours suggest

The fabled low-cost iPhone will come in the same colour options as the iPhone 4 bumpers available now on the Apple site, according to a Japanese blog. An insider cited by MacOtakara claims that the handset we’re choosing to call the iPhone 5S will be available in black, white, pink, orange and blue, which are the same colourways as Apple’s…

iPhone 5S ‘dropping September 20th’, iPhone 6 a few weeks later

The next edition of the standard iPhone will beat its much-rumoured low-cost stablemate to market, a leading tech business site forecasts. Dave Smith, editor of International Business Times, has hung his hat on a September 20th due date for the full-fat, full-featured iPhone 5S. His forecast is based on Apple’s previous release cycles and supply-chain rumbles. The more affordable handset,…

iPhone 5S: leaked case hints at thicker, 3GS-style curved form factor

Photos and a video have surfaced online purportedly showing a case for the iPhone 5S, aka the ‘low-cost iPhone’, giving Apple apostles what may be vital clues as to what the tech giant has in store for us. Manufactured by MGM Corp of Japan, the case features a design with curved edges that recalls the more rounded form factor of…

iPhone 5S / iPhone 5 snapped on production line, hints at minimal redesign

It sometimes seems that the Apple supply chain principally exists to keep tech sites in ‘leaked images’ news items. That’s an impression compounded by this morning’s appearance of yet more clandestine snaps of what we’re assured is the next iPhone. Picked up on by SlashGear after initially appearing on Chinese site Weibo, the images appear to show the iPhone 5S…

Google Maps for iOS finally updated with iPad support, better navigation and exploration

Google has finally released the new version of Google Maps for iPhone and iPad that unveiled at Google I/O, introducing a fresh iPad design and improved navigation and exploration features. Google says the new Google Maps notably includes a dedicated – and optimised – iPad mapping experience. In other words, the iPad design brings all the popular features of Google…

iPhone 5S / iPhone 6: glut of new photos appear, show larger battery & dual flash

More images of what we can all too readily believe is the next iPhone are the talk of tech sites today, giving info-hungry fans some more to ruminate on ahead of the phone’s putative launch in September. The snaps, which appeared first on Mac Rumors and feature the new edition handset alongside the current-gen model, appear to corroborate much of…

Low-cost ‘plastic’ iPhone imagined in fresh 3D renderings

Fresh illustrations depicting what Apple’s long-rumoured ‘cheap’ iPhone could look like have emerged online, giving us yet another vision of a handset that’s effectively a unicorn of the smartphone world. Designed lovingly by the good folks at Apple Insider, based on recently leaked schematics of the so-called ‘iPhone Light’, the concept reveals a white handset sporting a plastic casing with…

iPhone 5 sold twice as fast as Samsung Galaxy S4, claims analyst

The Samsung’s Galaxy S4 was trounced by the iPhone 5 in the crucial post-launch period, a number cruncher claims, adding heft to claims that the phone has underperformed in the light of Samsung’s vast marketing spend. ISI analyst Brian Marshall calculates that the iPhone 5 hit 20 million sales in around 25 days. That’s less than half the time that…

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