Category Archives: Iphone 5 Specifications

Japanese Panel Makers May Provide Clues To iPhone 5 Production

Production rumors coming out of Asia often provide interesting fodder for the iPhone 5 rumor mill. Read about how an analyst now believes that the iPhone 5‘s touch panel could be manufactured in Japan — not Taiwan. Apple’s famous (and

Japanese Panel Makers May Provide Clues To iPhone 5 Production

Production rumors coming out of Asia often provide interesting fodder for the iPhone 5 rumor mill. Read about how an analyst now believes that the iPhone 5‘s touch panel could be manufactured in Japan — not Taiwan. Apple’s famous (and

Japanese Panel Makers May Provide Clues To iPhone 5 Production

Production rumors coming out of Asia often provide interesting fodder for the iPhone 5 rumor mill. Read about how an analyst now believes that the iPhone 5‘s touch panel could be manufactured in Japan — not Taiwan. Apple’s famous (and

Sprint 4G LTE Rollout On Track For iPhone 5 Launch

America’s third-largest mobile carrier is back in the iPhone 5 rumor mill again, with new evidence that they are working quickly to roll out 4G LTE coverage in some of the biggest U.S. mobile markets. Is this in anticipation of

Apple Hiring A 3D Tech Guru; 3D Technology Less Likely For The iPhone 5

A recent Apple job posting for a 3D technology expert is an intriguing, encouraging sign that some exciting, new technology could be in the works for future Apple devices. But for the iPhone 5, it seems less likely. I happened

Next Generation iPhone June Debut Plausible, But October Still The Likeliest Bet

Blogger danbo of the Japanese Apple-watcher site Macotakara reports that in a major Japanese business news program “World Business Satellite (WBS)” broadcast by TV-Tokyo of a program entitled “Launching the Rising-Sun Display company”, a Foxconn spokesman explained the reason for

iPhone OLED Screen Rumor Rekindles Curved Display Speculation

A recent rumor out of Korea suggesting that Samsung is producing OLED screens for the iPhone 5 harkens back to speculation that Apple’s next iPhone could have a curved, convex display. As we’ve noted here on the blog throughout 2012,

The Purpose of a 3D Camera On The iPhone 5

A report on an Apple patent filing for 3D camera technology reignites the long standing rumor that the iPhone 5 could feature a 3D camera in 2012. Is adding 3D camera technology to the iPhone necessary? The tech media is

More New iPad Woes: iPad 3 Battery Life Underperforms By As Much As 10%, Battery Indicator “Lies” About Full Charge

When the iPad 3′s battery meter indicates a full charge, it’s usually only charged at 90%, cheating users of over an hour’s worth of usage. Ever since the launch of the iPhone 4S in the fall of 2011, battery life

Would A 4.6-inch iPhone Display Be Too Much Of A Good Thing?

There was a fairly clear dominant consensus among forum responses to my “What’s Your Ideal iPhone Screen Size?” blog on Monday that while a somewhat larger display would be welcome in the iPhone 5. However a substantial proportion of respondents

iWallet, NFC Technology Speculation Ramping Up For iPhone 5 Again

NFC technology and the ability to use your iPhone to pay for goods was one of the first hot rumors for the iPhone 5. Heading into iPhone 5 season, speculation about NFC and “iWallet” is once again catching on. When

June iPhone 5 Release Date Possible With Late-Year Mini iPad Rumor

The rumor mills have recently settled on fall of 2012 for the iPhone 5 release. But if the recent rumor from a Samsung executive is true and that a Mini iPad will debut later in the year, a June iPhone

iOS 5.1 Offers Mixed Reviews For iPhone 4S Battery Drain Issues

Mixed reports indicate that iOS 5.1 has delivered a definitive fix to the iPhone 4S’s battery drain issue for some users, while making the issue worse for others. Among the new features and fixes included in iOS 5.1, nothing was

June iPhone 5 Release Date May Force Apple, Carriers Into Upgrade Waivers

There’s more to making a June release date for the iPhone 5 possible than just production considerations. Apple and its mobile carriers would have to offer iPhone 4S subscribers upgrade waivers — and that may not be fiscally possible. The

The Nerve! Microsoft Accuses Apple Of Releasing New iOS Versions That Don’t Work On Legacy iPhones

Microsoft, for years known for frequently releasing new versions of Windows that would force users to upgrade in order to run hundreds of new applications and games incompatible with the old version, has now accused Apple of doing essentially the

Web Logs Point To Apple Testing iOS 5.1, iOS 6 On iPads; iPad 3 With Enhanced Resolution

According to an Ars Technica web log, iPads are hitting their site running both iOS 5.1 and iOS 6, suggesting that iOS 6 could indeed be on its way in 2012 after all. There has been some conjecture over whether

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