How to Set Up Your New iPhone the Right Way

You got a new iPhone! Maybe it's a thumbprint-reading 5S or a pastel rainbow 5C. Either way, what now? Here's what you need to get started with your new iPhone, whether you're a first-timer or an iOS pro. » 12/25/13 8:50am 12/25/13 8:50am

The Lightstrap iPhone Case Could Be a Phone Photog's Dream Come True…

The iPhone 5S may have a fancy new dual-LED flash, but ultimately, it doesn't make that much difference. Low-light pictures continue to the bane of the phone photographer's existence, and every blurry, noisy, and/or blown-out shot from a dimly lit bar is a painful reminder. This new case from Brick and Pixel called the … » 12/04/13 12:03pm 12/04/13 12:03pm

Apple Hilariously Called the Gold iPhone 5S 'The Kardashian Phone'

As Apple was prepping the perfectly glitzy hue of the goldpagne iPhone 5S, the phone was being referred to as "the Kardashian phone" inside Apple according to NY Times reporter Nick Bilton. Yes, that would be the same Kardashian as notorious iPhone auteur Kim and her well manicured yet totally overexposed family. Which… » 10/18/13 8:45pm 10/18/13 8:45pm

Here's Why the iPhone 5S Accelerometer Is So Screwed Up

A few weeks ago we confirmed reports that the iPhone 5S motion sensors were embarrassingly off. Some enterprising devs have investigated the problem, and figured out that at its root, it's indeed a hardware design issue that Apple either overlooked or ignored. The good news is that there's a fix coming—but not from… » 10/16/13 1:46pm 10/16/13 1:46pm

The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up

Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer haven't been working properly on some devices. We've confirmed the new iPhone's failings on our own. It's not just off. It's embarrassing. » 10/03/13 12:24pm 10/03/13 12:24pm

Here's How to Check If the Apple Store Has an iPhone 5S in Stock

As it seems to go every year, iPhone inventory is depleted from the Apple Store. You have to sift through wooden shelves for a single speck of a goldpagne iPhone 5S, pray to the angels for a white 5S and... well, you can actually get a 'space gray' iPhone anywhere you want. If you want to save your self a disappointing … » 10/01/13 10:06pm 10/01/13 10:06pm

iPhone 5S Review: A Great Phone, With a Whole Lot of Buts

The trajectory of the iPhone is, in most ways, the trajectory of Apple over the past decade. Insane ambition, untouchable dominance, the inevitable slowing of momentum. And now, reinvention, sort of. Mostly from iOS 7, partly from the iPhone 5S itself. But underneath it all, it's still just an iPhone. And that's still… » 9/27/13 3:11pm 9/27/13 3:11pm

See the World In Stunning Slo-Mo Shot On the New iPhone 5S Camera

We've already run through many of the iPhone 5S camera's new features, including some cringe-worthy footage showing off the phone's 120fps video mode, which allows you to reduce the playback rate for a slow-motion effect. But this test video shows just how amazing the slow-motion functionality can look when you set it … » 9/24/13 3:20pm 9/24/13 3:20pm