Tag Archives: iPhone 5S

iCarbons Review: The best iPhone skins on the market

Historically, I’ve avoided skins on my iPhone. In my experience, they’ve been poorly made, have peeled, bubbled or scuffed within days of application, and generally aren’t worth purchasing however cheap you can find them. I had heard of iCarbons before but never used one myself — Cam took a look at one last year for the iPad Air — and since…

T-Mobile unveils Cyber Monday iPhone deals: Free storage upgrades

T-Mobile has taken wraps off its Cyber Monday promotion and it will be a pleasing one to iPhone fans. For today only, customers buying selected iPhone models will get a free storage bump. That means, if you buy the 16GB iPhone 6, you’ll be given a 64GB version at no extra cost. Sweet. Here is what T-Mo is offering, while stocks last: Buy an iPhone 6…

Apple dominating US smartphone sales as iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeds supply, iPhone 5s sales remain strong

Apple is dominating smartphone sales in the US, according to new data from Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley (via AppleInsider). According to the data, Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major carriers in the country last month. Walkley stated that his data showed the iPhone 6…

iOS 8 is here!

After being unveiled at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference in June, iOS 8 has finally become available for the public. It is released as an over-the-air update for iOS users. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system includes additional functionality in Messages, interactive notifications, and support for Handoff and Continuity…

iPhone 5s, 5c prices discounted at Walmart as low as $0.97

Engadget today has spotted some price cuts put in place by Walmart on both the iPhone 5s and 5c. Walmart now has the base 16GB iPhone 5c listed at just 97 cents, significantly less than what Apple is selling the device for on their website for a whooping $99. The 5c’s bigger (not really), badder brother, the 5s, also received a nice price cut, with…

Gazelle locks in iPhone 5s trade-in value until September 9th

Electronic buy-back company Gazelle announced this morning that they’re locking in the trade-in value of the iPhone 5s until September 9th, the expected date of the iPhone 6′s reveal. For a mint condition iPhone 5s 64GB, Gazelle is offering $350, subtracting $25 with each storage capacity decrease. iPhone 5s owners can begin to reserve themselves a box…

Wally Stick-On – The iPhone wallet case for minimalists [Review]

There’s one distinct area of iPhone accessories where no company has seemingly got it 100% right: Wallet Cases. It’s a niche in the market that not everyone cares about, but in my case (pun not intended), it’s almost an obsession. I’m constantly on the search for any means to reduce the amount of clutter I carry around with me. Or at least, a minimal…

US Apple Stores now replacing iPhone 5s screens on-site

Apple has now started rolling out an iPhone 5s screen replacement service in some of its stores in the U.S. The aim here, of course, is to offer a cheaper alternative to customers with damaged screens who previously would have needed to pay to replace the phone or have sent it out to Apple’s servicing and replacement center. A process which could take a…

Apple refused Touch ID trademark by USPTO

The US Patent & Trademark Office has refused Apple’s trademark application for “Touch ID”, reports Patently Apple. The decision, which was made in May but has only now been made public, is because another company owns a trademark for “Kronos Touch ID” and the likelihood of confusion given the similarity in naming and technology involved. From the…