iphone 2012

Apple Support: Purple Flaring Is “Normal Behavior” For iPhone 5 Camera

Earlier, we reported that <a title="The iPhone 5′s Camera Is Faulty, Shows Purple Haze When Light Source Is Just Out Of Frame" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/26/the-iphone-5s-camera-is-f

IHS: iPhone 5 Costs Between $207 and $238 To Make, Depending On Storage

Research firm IHS has followed up its virtual teardown of the iPhone 5 with a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.isuppli.com/Teardowns/News/Pages/Many-iPhone-5-Components-Change-But-Most-Suppliers-Re

Apple’s Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints

One of the reasons <a title="iPhone 5 Sells Over 5M In Opening Weekend, Limited Only By Device Supply" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/24/iphone-5-sells-over-5m-in-opening-weekend/">Apple's

Pocket: 60% iOS 6 Adoption, 20% Of Daily Users Already On iPhone 5

The developers of Pocket have shared some interesting stats around Apple's latest product releases with us. The web content clipping service is already seeing 20% of its daily app traffic coming f

Verizon: Our iPhone 5 SIM Slot Will Never Be Carrier Locked

Verizon has officially <a target="_blank" href="http://www.usatoday.com/tech/story/2012/09/24/verizon-says-iphone-5-wont-be-relocked/57836744/1">told the AP</a> that the SIM slot on its iPhone 5, whic

iPhone 5 Sells Over 5M In Opening Weekend, Limited Only By Device Supply

Apple broke records again opening weekend, with the iPhone 5 selling <a target="_blank" href="http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/09/24iPhone-5-First-Weekend-Sales-Top-Five-Million.html">more than 5M

Analyst Estimates On iPhone 5 Launch Weekend Sales Range From 3M-10M

Analysts have begun making their predictions about the iPhone 5's odds of success for launch weekend sales, and in fact there's quite a range when it comes to how the experts see things shaking out. A

SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007

SquareTrade, a company that provides warranty repairs for consumer electronics, revealed in a report today that Americans have spent an approximate cumulative total of $5.9 billion on damaged iPhones

Apple Announces Record Pre-Orders For iPhone 5: 2M in 24 Hours, 2X iPhone 4S Day One Sales

Apple today announced that it managed to rack up 2 million pre-orders for the iPhone 5 in 24 hours, two times as many as it managed for the iPhone 4S last year, which sold over <a title="iPhone 4S Top

iPhone 5 Unlocked U.S. Pricing: $649 (16GB), $749 (32GB), And $849 (64GB)

Apple's website now shows the <a target="_blank" href="http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_iphone/family/iphone/compare">unlocked pricing for the iPhone 5 in the U.S</a>. Using the site's compa

Apple’s New Lightning Connector: What It Does And Doesn’t Change

Apple changed its long-standing 30-pin dock connector out for an <a title="The iPhone 5 Comes With The New “Lightning” Connector" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/12/the-iphone-5-comes-w

Ears-On With Apple’s New EarPods: Better Bass, Better Looks, Just Better

Apple's new EarPods are available to order today in the Apple Store, but we were lucky enough to get a pair here at TechCrunch for some early testing. The new design is definitely eye-catching, but do

Apple Offers Lightning to 30-Pin Adapters For $29 And $39, Both Ship In October

Alongside an avalanche of new hardware, Apple also offered up a new adapter to ease the transition to its new Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 and new iPods. The adapter will let users charge an

Apple’s New Nano-SIM: Freeing Up Valuable Space Inside The Case

Apple managed to get a new standard for SIM cards approved by the European Telecommunications Institute (ETSI) back in June, and today we see the result of that effort. The new nano-SIM is 44 percent

Apple Shows Off Virtual Pet Clumsy Ninja To Demo New iPod Touch’s Gaming Power

On stage Apple highlighted a new game for iOS 6 to emphasize the latest iPod touch's video gaming prowess. The game, called Clumsy Ninja, is basically a powerful Tamagotchi using a ninja as the main c

Apple Fixes Its Headphone Problem With New EarPods, Shipping Today

Apple redesigned its signature headphones today, with a new geometry that's made to better fit the ear. They don't seal like in-ear phones, however, and have three ports designed to maximize air flow

Apple Shows Off Time-Shifted GameCenter Multiplayer With Real Racing 3

Apple demoed Real Racing 3 on stage today with the help of games publisher EA. The new racing game, arriving later this year for the iPhone 5, showed off terrific new graphics that looked very much li

First-Party Apple Apps Optimized For iPhone 5 Display, Existing Apps Will Run Letterboxed

Apple's iPhone boasts a taller screen, as rumored, and that means basically an extra row's worth of information in terms of the home screen. That's going to result in some changes in the design langua

Apple Has Sold Over 400 Million iOS Devices: 9.5% Growth Since March

Last March at WWDC, Apple announced that it had sold <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/06/11/apple-wwdc2012-iphones-ipads-sold/">over 365 million iOS devices</a> globally since March 2012.