iPhone 5

iPhone 5 hits T-Mobile for $99 down

iPhone 5 hits T-Mobile for $99 down

Today the iPhone has finally hit T-Mobile, complete with a unique plan that allows the company to compete with even the highest-powered carriers. With the iPhone 5, you'll be able to pay $99.99 USD down and $20 per month for 24 months - that's the price for the hardware itself. You'll be paying a separate amount for service, but the hardware price is that one down price and 24 months of $20 until you pay the device off - simple enough?

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T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

With the T-Mobile UNcarrier pricing list and details revealed one day early, the 4th-largest carrier in the country may very well be showing off not the plan, but the devices that'll attach to the plan at their big event! March 26th is the day that we're going to see the full show - that's tomorrow or today, depending on when you're having a peek at this post - but what we know before the fact is quite telling. Several FCC listings and the tease of several machines is what we've got right now.

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Apple’s War Chest, Samsung plastic, and HTC One supply

Apple’s War Chest, Samsung plastic, and HTC One supply

The influence and cash flow Apple has right this minute may be squarely to blame for both Samsung's continued use of plastic to construct the GALAXY S 4 and HTC's trouble getting supply line at full speed for the HTC One. When you consider the vast number of products Apple creates that use large amounts of aluminum, you'll find that the company is really rather invested in keeping their supply of this building block in order. When you consider the must-win situation HTC has with their new HTC One device, you'll know how nervous they must be if their rumored supplier status downgrade is, indeed, a reality.

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iKit NuCharge for iPhone 5 Review

iKit NuCharge for iPhone 5 Review

This week the iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 replaceable battery pack case (complete with Lightning connector) will reach its final few days of stay on Kickstarter - so we thought we'd have a go at working with one for your full preview! What you're seeing here is the first iPhone 5 case that also works with an interchangeable 1900 mAh battery pack. It comes in a variety of colors (eventually) and offers unobstructed view of your camera, microphone, and speakers as well.

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Galaxy S 4 won’t stop iPhone research warns

Galaxy S 4 won’t stop iPhone research warns

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 won't be enough to stem the flow of iPhone buyers, new US research suggests, with the freshly-revealed fourth-gen flagship facing waning brand loyalty. Just 15-percent of US consumers intend to buy a Samsung phone within the next six months, Yankee Group's March research indicates, versus 40-percent aiming to buy an iPhone. Meanwhile, Samsung faces more difficulties persuading existing owners to replace their handset with another Samsung, the research group claims, compared to Apple loyalty.

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iPhone “budget” model tipped with plastic and 4-inch Retina display

iPhone “budget” model tipped with plastic and 4-inch Retina display

If you've seen the Samsung GALAXY S 4 and have decided that you're not all about it, feeling more like an iPhone 5 this upcoming summer, you may be in some budget-friendly luck. A next-generation slightly less expensive model of the iPhone 5 has been predicted by the historically surprisingly accurate analyst prediction skills of Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, complete with 4-inch Retina display. This device has, according to Kuo, been on the books since 2011, before the iPhone 5 was even shown for the first time.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 has been revealed complete with a hardware design that'll have the Apple-loving world baffled: it looks, at first, to be the same device as last year. With the Samsung Galaxy S III we had a device that introduced the nature-themed aesthetics of the Samsung universe still being used today on smartphones, tablets, and everything in-between. Now with the GALAXY S 4, we're seeing that the company isn't messing around with its winning design.

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V-MODA unveils VAMP VERZA amp and Metallo smartphone case for audiophiles

V-MODA unveils VAMP VERZA amp and Metallo smartphone case for audiophiles

V-MODA has unveiled its incredible eye-candy VAMP VERZA audio amplifier and Metallo case, both of which can be combined to create an awesome portable audio system sure to appeal to the audiophiles among us. The Metallo case is currently available for the Samsung Galaxy S III, but a case for the Galaxy S IV, which will be launched tomorrow in NYC, will be available soon. We have a gallery after the break.

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PowerSkin Battery Case for iPhone 5 Review

PowerSkin Battery Case for iPhone 5 Review

With the PowerSkin battery case for the iPhone 5 we've got an official implementation of Apple's own Lightning connection inside a tested-and-true form factor. From the external battery accessory makers behind similar designs for some of the most popular smartphones to hit the market over the past few years. Your iPhone 5 is protected along its sides and back from damage (in a very basic way) while you get an extra 1500mAh of power to rock and roll all day and night long.

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