Last Thursday, 23-year-old flight attendant Ma Ailun apparently died after being electrocuted by her iPhone 5. According to the Xinhua news agency, Ma was allegedly electrocuted when she answered her iPhone 5, which was plugged in and charging. The incident reportedly happened at Ma's home.
Up until recently I'd been counting the days until my December mobile phone upgrade eligibility, the day I could extend my contract for another two years in exchange for a discounted iPhone 5. There'd been a gnawing anxiety deep in my gut, growing stronger each day my friends possessed Apple's latest gadget and I did…
This Saturday, Apple opened its newest store in Beijing. The Apple Wangfujing store is Asia's largest, and there were around one thousand people lined up at the opening. There was also this woman.
Riots have broken out at the Foxconn factory where the iPhone 5 is being assembled. Production was suspended. Reports are that late last Sunday night, approximately 2,000 workers became enraged and began to trash the Foxconn Taiyuan campus. The incident was sparked by a security guard allegedly beating two workers.
The iPhone 5 could potentially be a big step up for mobile gaming. But lots of video game enthusiasts still think of the mobile landscape as a backwater to be snickered at. You might think that Firemonkeys executive producer Rob Murray—who makes the Real Racing series for Apple's iDevices—would be offended to hear…
On Wednesday, Apple announced the iPhone 5. I'll be ordering one today, even though I've had an Android for two years. I'm not making the switch because of the phone's (kinda) hot new tech. I'm making the switch because I miss my friends.
Sure, racing games have it easier than most when it comes to making things look pretty, but still. Come on. Just look at this. There are enough jaggies to make me think it's almost a 100% genuine screenshot, but enough of everything else to think that, yeah, maybe the new iPhone 5 will be pretty damn great for video…
Today, Apple announced the iPhone 5. Once again, it's thinner and more powerful than its predecessors. Mobile gaming just got that much better.
Announced at Apple's press conference today, this is the iPhone 5, out September 21.
Um. Okay. Deep breath. The folks behind the Goophone i5, the Android-powered iPhone 5 clone, are threatening to sue Apple if the California-based tech giant releases the iPhone 5 and if it looks like the Goophone i5. Or something.
While the inevitable iPhone 5 reveal is right around the corner, some companies cannot wait (and already have Android versions). Others, however, are happy to produce—and sell you—a mock-up.
According to Chinese site NetEase, iPhone 5 parts are floating around Shenzhen, where the device is supposedly assembled. Floating around for a price, that is.
Okay, so the iPhone hasn't been officially announced yet. But! But that isn't stopping this eager retailer. According to Chinese site Sohu, this shop is getting the jump on everyone else by offering iPhone 5 pre-orders.
The inevitable iPhone 5 might not be out in the West yet, but it's out in China. And it's delicious-looking.