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iPhone 5 Clone for $200

The iPhone has been the center piece for many Chinese knockoffs over the past few years, but as the Chinese smartphone market has evolved, most of the poor-build products have been left behind. These days we are instead greeted with cheap but durable, reasonably spec’d devices.

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iPhone 5 Scuffing and Denting Problems Causing Shipping Delays?

Heading over to Apple’s website, you will find that the average arrival time for the iPhone 5 is now estimated at 3-4 weeks. Why so long? The obvious reason is that they sold like hotcakes and that Apple is having trouble coming up with enough shipments. A new report suggests an alternative, though. The problem has to do with the aluminum casing and the scratching problems that have been reported.

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The James Bond 007 iPhone 5 Case

A new product by a start-up business on Indigogo is reshaping the way cases interact with our smart phones. This case isn’t just about protecting your iPhone; it’s also about turning it into something that makes the extra thickness do more than just add an extra layer of padding.

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iPhone 5 Launcher released for Android

When it comes to Android fans, most of them are more than happy to poke fun at Apple’s iOS whenever they have the chance. With that in mind, the so-named “Fake iPhone 5 Launcher” might have been made partially as a joke or a prank to tease iPhone 5 users, but it is a very real and working launcher released over at XDA Developers.

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Apple’s Online Store Pushes Back iPhone 5 Shipment Dates

In the past Apple has had problems with shortages when launching new iPhone devices, and it seems that the iPhone 5 might not be any different. Apple already added the iPhone 5, new iPods and tons of accessories to its online store but something has started to happe- the dates for shipping have begun to slip.

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Official: iPhone 5 Killed the 3GS

With the official announcement and unveiling of the brand new iPhone 5, something had to be done to trim the fat and keep growing those profits. And thus, Apple has now officially discontinued the iPhone 3GS.

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First Look at iPhone 5 nanoSIM Cards

Several other smartphones have since followed suit, but Apple thought it could trim down even more useless plastic and thus the nanoSIM was born. Now with the iPhone 5 launching next week, we’re getting our first look at these smaller SIM cards.

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iPhone 5 4G LTE Version Coming to UK’s new EE 4G LTE Service

T-Mobile and Orange recently announced they were coming together with EE to bring 4G LTE to the United Kingdom. At the time of the announcement they planed to roll out several great devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, and others. That wasn’t it though, one device was purposely left off: the iPhone 5.

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iPhone 4S versus iPhone 5: Which is the better deal?

The iPhone 5 has arrived, but what does that mean for the iPhone 4S? Which is the better deal and how do they compare? While the iPhone will run you $199 for a 16GB model, you can get a 4S with 16GB of memory for just $99 with the same two year contract.

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The iPhone 5 has Fallen into the Hands of a Chinese Popstar, or So He Claims

A Chinese pop star by the name of Jimmy Lin has just attracted over 100,000 comments in only a matter of a few hours. His post was through the popular site, Sina Weibo- which is sort of like the Chinese version of Facebook and Twitter combined. What was the post that is generating so many comments and large amounts of buzz? The Chinese pop star claims to have in his possession an iPhone 5. You might wonder how a Chinese pop star would get his hands on the iPhone 5, well before its release.

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RUMOR: Apple iPhone 5 and iPad Mini Event Planned For September?

Bummed out by the idea that you’ll have to wait all the way until October to get your hands on the next iPhone? According to sources reporting to iMore, you won’t have to, instead the iPhone 5 may be announced at a special event on September 12th of this year with a launch to follow just nine days later on the 21st.

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Fully Assembled iPhone 5 Casing Allegedly Unveiled

With the iPhone 5 expected for launch sometime in the next few months, it seems that we have new rumors and leaks to cover on a near-daily basis. The most recent leak is from iLab Factory, which claims to have a fully-assembled iPhone 5 casing in their possession.

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Don’t Worry, iPhone 5’s Small Connector Will Have A 30-Pin Adapter

There have been many users who feel like the change isn’t a good one and are angry that they’ll have to get new docking station clocks and other components in order to make the switch to the iPhone 5 and future iPad offerings, but this isn’t necessarily the case. The inside sources within Apple’s supply chain have confirmed that there will be an official adapter that allows the iPhone 5 to connect and work with the older 30-pin dock connector.

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Rumor: Could iPhone 5 Have NFC Technology?

Rumors continue to pop up now and then about the upcoming iPhone, even though its more than likely at this point that such a device isn’t coming until later this year, probably around October. One such new rumor has to do with with near field communication (NFC).

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Could That New Mini iPhone 5 Port Be a MagSafe Connector?

One of the ‘features’ supposedly in the iPhone 5 has had everyone talking recently, and that is the inclusion of a smaller port. While some believe this could be Apple’s move to the mini-USB standard that almost every other device on Earth uses, others say Apple will stay with a proprietary port.

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Insiders Say iPhone 5 Will Feature 4-Inch Display

Rumors continue to strongly suggest that the next-generation iPhone will feature a 4-inch screen. According to industry sources reporting to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is has already begun ordering this new larger screens which will replace the current 3.5-inch standard that has been used since the original iPhone surfaced in 2007.

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iPhone 5 Could Have Kinect-like Micro Projector

There is a limit to how big the display of a smartphone can be and it’s always better if we can watch photos and videos on devices with bigger screens. But in the future, a new LED projector being developed by the researchers at Fraunhofer could be able to help.

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Apple iPhone 5 Liquid Metal Concept Oozes onto the Web

Another day, another iPhone rumor, and another iPhone concept. While it doesn’t look like the boys and girls in Cupertino have quite figured out how to make a T-1000 just yet, it looks like French designer Antoine Brieux is applying some liquid metal to his latest iPhone concept.

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iPhone 5 Getting A Self-Destruct Feature? (Video)

There have been a ton of rumors about upcoming features in the iPhone 5, but here’s one that probably isn’t going to be happening. A humorous little video has hit the net that shows a new feature of the iPhone that should keep theft down to a minimum.

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iPhone 5 Concept Gets 4-Inch Screen

It’s starting to sound more and more like the iPhone 5 (or whatever the new iPhone will be called) is going to get bumped up to a four-inch screen, so how can we expect it to look? The latest crop of mockups offer a glimpse into the future design cue of the upcoming iPhone model.