Guest Post Skip Fleshman is a partner at Asset Management Ventures
Apple saw record sales performance this past month on the strength of the new iPhone 5S, the iPad Air, and new Macs, an analysis of the company’s Taiwanese suppliers suggests. Taiwan-based manufacturers build most of Apple’s iProduct, either on the island nation itself, or in factories in mainland China.
Thanks to Apple’s new M7 chip, any iPhone 5S can be a Nike+ FuelBand — or something like it, anyway.
In a rare act, Apple admits its latest iPhone is less than perfect.
GamesBeat recently asked readers what new gaming technologies excite them the most. Unsurprisingly, next-generation consoles and Apple devices were favorites.
A Qualcomm executive who publicly dissed Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip has been quietly reassigned — and removed from the company leadership page on its website.
Editor's Pick The iOS 7.03 update that Apple released today completely fixes Apple’s iPhone 5S sensor problems.
When it was first released, Apple’s flashy flagship iPhone 5S outsold the cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C by as much as 500 percent as early adopters rushed to get the latest and greatest. Now, that margin is down to just under 200 percent.
Apple has the prototypical good-news, bad-news scenario on its hands, with soaring sales of its flagship iPhone 5S contrasting sharply with souring sales of its “for the colorful” iPhone 5C.
There’s finally a fix for Apple’s faulty iPhone 5S sensors — provided by a tiny company that develops technology for iPhone developers who need accurate spatial orientation and movement data.
Apple and Samsung don’t share a lot, although their patent lawyers might disagree. But the two leading smartphone manufacturers shared top honors in the latest J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey, released today.
Sometimes you just have to sleep on the street for two weeks to get a new iPhone.
Apple’s colorful, plastic iPhone 5C has a big problem: So far, not so many people want it.
Updated 12:22 PST with new information on Apple’s TouchID
Apple’s flagship iPhone is outselling its cheaper, plastic sibling by more than 2-to-1, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP).
Apps on Apple’s “best iPhone ever” are twice as likely to crash. Everybody freak out. Or don’t.
Even though Apple’s iPhone 5S stock has been a bit constrained in the U.S., that’s not stopping Apple from rolling out its latest iPhones to dozens of new countries over the next few weeks.
Apple has made huge strides in China despite a lackluster recent quarter in which the company dropped $800 million in middle kingdom revenue, year-over year. The company gave China its first Apple Event in Beijing, and was rewarded by selling out iPhone 5S and 5C pre-orders.
Four days ago, I tested my iPhone 5S sensors and found that the phone’s level and gyroscope sensors were reporting anomalous data, data that was very different from what my iPhone 5 was reporting — and different from what other, analog sensors, such as a simple mechanical bubble level, were telling me.
In spite of rumors to the contrary, we didn’t see a larger iPhone from Apple this fall when the company released the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.
That will change in 2014, according to one analyst.
“We estimate preliminary September sales for our Apple Barometer rose by approximately 9-10 percent month-over-month,” Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White said in a research note this morning.
Apple appears to have a serious hardware problem on its hands as the internal sensors of its new flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, are not reporting accurate numbers.
“It almost looks like it was designed to go in there,” Hilsenteger says.
Looks like Apple’s new iPad 5 will come in at least one of the same colors as the new iPhone 5S: space gray. And it appears that the coming-soon updated iPad will be both lighter and smaller than the existing iPad 4.
The iPhone 5S can survive falls on dirt, falls on concrete, and even complete, if brief, dips into a phone’s worst enemy: H2O. But sadly, it cannot resist the destructive power of a .50-cal sniper bullet.
Editor’s Pick There’s just no love for cheap plastic.
Editor’s Pick Apple has pulled off a masterpiece in the detailed, perfected, refined iPhone 5S. It’s the muchiest iPhone ever.
Apple’s brand-new 64-bit iPhone 5S is faster than the Phone 5 in unlocking, booting, and running benchmarks … but not much faster in real-world applications, according to a side-by-side comparison test.
For most people, the most secure security system is often the most simple one as well.
The iPhone 5C is colorful, fast, light, and — if not exactly cheap — at least cheaper than Apple’s new flagship iPhone 5S. But the faster, more brainy, more beefy, and significantly-better picture-snapping iPhone 5S is killing the iPhone 5C in sales.
Apple announced this morning that the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S were record-breakers, hitting sales of over nine million units over their opening weekend.
And, the flagship iPhone 5S is “sold out.”
If Apple is doomed, perhaps being doomed isn’t so bad.
Today, the Chaos Computer Club delivered yet another way to get around your new iPhone 5S’s Touch ID.
Rocketcases gives your iPhone a retro gamer look.
Last year when the iPhone 5 launched, it sold five million units in its first weekend of sales. This weekend, Apple could sell as much as 30 percent more iPhone 5S and 5C models, according to one analyst.
Compared the iPhone 5, Apple’s iPhone 5S is better in just about every way — except repairability.
The gold iPhone 5S has quickly become as rare as gold.
In that particularly techy form of porn, the unboxing has become the standard first-day exploit of the hard-core gadget consumer class.
For every new security innovation, it’s only a matter of time until hackers find a way around it.
It’s iPhone launch season again, and this time it comes with a twist: Unlike previous years, tech blogs have not one but two new iPhones to review: the ultra-high-end iPhone 5s, and the colorful mass-market iPhone 5c.