It’s official: the iOS6 Mapgate saga is not another antennagate. Consumer Reports — which famously said it could not recommend the iPhone 4 because of reception problems caused by the phone’s wrap-around antenna design — has concluded its assessment of Apple’s latest iPhone, naming the iPhone 5 the best iPhone yet, and ranking it “among the best smart phones in
Written by: Alex Zaharov-ReuttWith models of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy SIII sporting dual-core chips with 4G/LTE in the US, but quad-core chips for their 3G models, some are wondering whether Apple’s iPhone 5 will be similarly “core-tailed”, or whether an Apple A6 processor can mix and match quad core with the 4G pedal to the metal – while retaining more than sufficient battery life.
Apple’s iPhone 5 became the best selling smartphone globally in Q4, pushing past Samsung’s flagship Galaxy SIII, according to research by Strategy Analytics. The data comes from its Handset Country Share Tracker service.
With little time for the Reality Distortion Field to wear off, a survey conducted just hours after yesterday’s Apple press event reveals that a whopping 44% of current iPhone owners in Britain want to upgrade. That’s probably good news if you’re Cupertino-inclined.
With every new iPhone, most of the discussion centers around its look and not what comes inside. But, according to multiple reports, Apple has designed a new 64-bit dual-core A7 system on a chip for the iPhone 5S. It is supposedly 31 percent faster, representing a serious slowdown in spec improvement.