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Did you miss the announcement of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, or was everything going by too fast to absorb? Catch up with TUAW's coverage of today's Apple special event. General coverage September 2013 Apple event liveblog: the new iPhone party Apple kicks off September iPhone event with imp...

September 10th 2013 at 9:20pm 0 Comments
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It wasn't just Apple working hard to wow consumers this morning; Just about every big-name smartphone maker was feverishly coming up with snarky ways to jab at Cupertino's latest handhelds. Here are a few select giggle-worthy cracks from the companies wishing they had their own iPhone. If you noti...

September 10th 2013 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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That was quick! Video from today's event that debuted the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s is available on Apple's website now. You can watch it through your phone, iOS device or stream it through the Apple TV. The presentation and music performances clock in at just over 85 minutes.

September 10th 2013 at 4:08pm 0 Comments
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Steve Jobs loved the 3.5-inch screen size of the iPhone 4, and once famously claimed that "no one's going to buy" the larger smartphones that were competing with the iPhone back in 2010. Now here we are with 2014 fast approaching and a pair of new 4-inch iPhones on the horizon. But while the iPhon...

September 10th 2013 at 3:35pm 0 Comments
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Looking at the iPhone accessory page today after the Apple Store came back online, two things were immediately noticeable. First, Apple has a pair 'o docks available for the new 5c and 5s -- both sell for US$29, and the only difference appears to be the shape of the port that you drop your phone i...

September 10th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Neither the iPhone 5c nor the iPhone 5s is available for pre-order yet, but you can check out the order pages prior to the pre-orders going live. Among the options are unlocked and contract-free phones geared toward T-Mobile users, but they can be used with any GSM-supported carrier. For the iPhon...

September 10th 2013 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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The cameras built into iOS devices are among the most popular features ever offered, and Apple is paying attention to photo buffs with some significant updates in the iPhone 5s and some strong camera specs in the new iPhone 5c. Apple says it wanted the camera to be "better and smarter." The camera...

September 10th 2013 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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In a move sure to delight security and privacy gurus, Apple revealed today at its iPhone event that the all-new iPhone 5s features a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. The technology is built into a ring around the home button that can scan sub-epidermal layers of your skin in order to...

September 10th 2013 at 2:08pm 0 Comments
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Apple has revealed a new feature for the iPhone 5s that will dramatically impact the way we use the phone as an exercise tool. The 5s introduces a new part called M7 which works alongside the phone's new 64-bit A7 processer. M7 is a motion co-processor that continually measures your personal motio...

September 10th 2013 at 2:01pm 0 Comments
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Apple doesn't usually produce cases for its smartphones, but the iPhone 5c isn't like any iPhone before it. At today's Apple event, the iPhone 5c was shown alongside a new line of custom protective cases that will allow you to mix and match a wide range of looks for the device. The new cases featu...

September 10th 2013 at 1:46pm 0 Comments
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In addition to the iPhone 5c, Apple officially announced the iPhone 5s. Billed as "the most forward-thinking phone we've ever created," the new phone introduces a gold-toned option that hit the rumor mill in recent weeks. The phone will be available in gold, silver and "space grey" backs with whi...

September 10th 2013 at 1:41pm 0 Comments