iPhone 5s Vs Train

Video: Want to see what happens when an iPhone 5s gets run over by a train? Of course you do

By on July 24, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Video: Want to see what happens when an iPhone 5s gets run over by a train? Of course you do

The iPhone 5s is amazingly solid for a smartphone made entirely of glass and ultra-thin aluminum. It looks great, it feels great and it can survive its fair share of drops as long as it doesn’t hit a hard surface on its corner. But can it survive being run over by a speeding train? More →

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Galaxy S5 Vs iPhone 5s

Ouch: Eight-month-old iPhone 5s outsold the Galaxy S5 in its first full month of sales

By on July 16, 2014 at 11:03 AM.

Ouch: Eight-month-old iPhone 5s outsold the Galaxy S5 in its first full month of sales

As Samsung’s recent second-quarter earnings pre-announcement made clear, the company’s smartphone business is facing some trouble right now. At the low end, Samsung is getting squeezed by several aggressive budget vendors selling dirt cheap phones in emerging markets. At the top, Samsung is still facing intense competition from Apple and its insanely popular iPhone lineup. In fact, demand for Apple’s flagship iPhone 5s is still so huge that sales of Samsung’s latest hero phone, the Galaxy S5, couldn’t even top iPhone 5s sales in the Galaxy phone’s first full month on store shelves. More →

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Android Vs iPhone

This is what it’s like for an Android fanboy to switch to an iPhone 5s

This is what it’s like for an Android fanboy to switch to an iPhone 5s

By on July 1, 2014 at 10:46 AM.

The Android vs. iOS debate will rage on until one or both of these mobile platforms are no longer market leaders. In the meantime, each operating system offers dozens of important pros and cons when compared to its rival. Android’s open nature allows for a much wider range of functionality in third-party apps, for instance, and you can see numerous examples of this in our series on great Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t. On the other side of the fense, iOS offers a much smoother and more refined user experience with an app ecosystem that is second to none.

So, what is it like for a “fanboy” to make the jump from one platform to the other? More →

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iPhone 5s Video

Apple’s latest iPhone 5s ad is all about power, but not the kind you think

By on June 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

Apple’s latest iPhone 5s ad is all about power, but not the kind you think

Apple’s advertising agencies have always been great at finding ways to show off a device’s key features while still managing to tell an important and entertaining story. This two-punch combo is one that rivals haven’t quite yet mastered, and Apple again showed us how good it is in its latest TV ad for the iPhone 5s. More →

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iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Best Prices

Walmart is now selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c at huge discounts

By on June 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Walmart is now selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c at huge discounts

Apple may be getting ready to launch the new iPhone 6 next quarter, but that doesn’t mean the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c aren’t hot propositions anymore, especially since retailers are apparently now ready to sell at deep discounts. Starting Friday, Walmart will permanently discount both 2013 Apple iPhones, as long as they’re purchased with a new two-year agreement. More →

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iPhone 5s Assembly GIF

This brilliant GIF shows how your iPhone gets assembled piece by piece

By on June 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM.

This brilliant GIF shows how your iPhone gets assembled piece by piece

We’ve gotten so used to smartphones in our lives that we don’t realize just what incredible feats of engineering they really are. PhoneArena has spotted an incredible new GIF made by an anonymous imgur user that quickly shows all of the components that you find in an iPhone 5s that need to be assembled to make a finished device. The GIF starts out with just the basic iPhone frame and then rapidly adds parts such as its camera, its A7 system on a chip and its battery one by one, showing how all of them overlap and fit together in the device’s tiny frame. Be sure to check it out below because it will give you a new appreciation of just how incredible smartphone engineering really is. More →

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T-Mobile Test Drive and Music Freedom

T-Mobile wants to win you over with a free iPhone 5s test drive and free music

By on June 19, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

T-Mobile wants to win you over with a free iPhone 5s test drive and free music

T-Mobile is now ready to offer potential customers one more reason to change mobile operators, as the carrier on Wednesday announced a new element of its Uncarrier operation. Starting on Monday, June 23, T-Mobile will let customers sign up for T-Mobile Test Drive on the company’s website in order to try out T-Mobile’s “data-strong network” for seven days free of charge on an iPhone 5s that’s also provided by the carrier. More →

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Galaxy S5 Vs iPhone 5s

Galaxy S5 beats iPhone 5s and others in expert camera review

By on June 16, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Galaxy S5 beats iPhone 5s and others in expert camera review

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a Samsung smartphone? A giant phablet? A gorgeous screen? A plasticky look and feel? Whatever your answer might be, the camera on Samsung’s handsets likely isn’t near the top of the list for most people. With the Galaxy S5, however, that may change — according to a recent review from the photography experts at DxOMark, Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone is equipped with the best camera in the business. More →

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Beats iPhone 5s World Cup Ad

Beats gives iPhone 5s prominent placement in World Cup star-packed ad

By on June 6, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Beats gives iPhone 5s prominent placement in World Cup star-packed ad

Beats has released a new promotional video ahead of this year’s World Cup edition that will soon kick off in Brazil, featuring many stars, including many well-known players that will compete at the event. Among the stars making an appearance in the video, Beats has given Apple’s iPhone 5s top placement in the 5-minute video, with the handset being Neymar’s weapon of choice in his pre-game chat with his father, and being shown multiple times during the short video. More →

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iPhone 5s Wearable Tech Ad

Apple’s new iPhone 5s ad is all about strength… and wearable tech

By on June 5, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Apple’s new iPhone 5s ad is all about strength… and wearable tech

Apple is far from releasing the iWatch, a device that will reportedly pack plenty of health and fitness sensors to help users collect various data that would be stored on an iOS device inside the newly unveiled Health iOS 8 app, but the company is clearly putting more and more emphasis on wearable tech in its announcements. After confirming the Health app and announcing the corresponding HealthKit tool for developers at WWDC 2014, Apple has released a new iPhone 5s ad that’s all about exercise. More →

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Fuffr iPhone 5s Motion Control Case

Meet Fuffr, the case that extends your iPhone 5s touchscreen to your desk

By on June 3, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

Meet Fuffr, the case that extends your iPhone 5s touchscreen to your desk

Fuffr is a smart iPhone 5s case that can offer users an interesting additional feature on top of protecting the device from accidents: Leap Motion-like motion tracking and controlling capabilities. Fuffr has its own sensors that help it track all sorts of movements made on a surface outside of the phone’s touchscreen, sending them back to the iPhone via a Bluetooth Low Energy connection. More →

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Cheaper iPhone 5s and iMac

Debunk: Apple has no plans to launch new iPhone 5s an iMac models at WWDC

By on May 29, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Debunk: Apple has no plans to launch new iPhone 5s an iMac models at WWDC

Following a 9to5Mac report that said Apple might be planning to unveil new hardware at WWDC, deeming a MacBook Air with Retina display as the most likely candidate to be unveiled during the opening keynote, two insiders with accurate track records reporting on unreleased Apple products have contradicting opinions on what’s coming next week. More →

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