iPhone 6S Launch prompts mass trade-in drive for iPhone 5S. Samsung trade ins fall

Data from the UK’s trade-in comparison site CompareMyMobile has found - perhaps not surprisingly - iPhone 5S trade-ins were up 196% in the four weeks after the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus devices on 9 September, while iPhone 6 Plus and 6 users trailed closely behind with trade-ins up 190% and 145% respectively. Meanwhile…

iPhone 5S and 5C get a £100 price cut

In unsurprising news, the older iPhone models have received a price cut, following last night's iPhone 6 / 6 Plus announcement. As our sister website ShinyShiny reports... "You can now get your hands on an unlocked iPhone 5S or 5C for £100 less than you would have paid if you bought one this time yesterday.…

Apple Stores now have iPhone 5S screen repair service

Is your iPhone 5S screen cracked or broken? Now you don't need to ship the phone off to Apple to get it fixed, which can take up to a week. The company started offering a screen repair service for its current flagship phone last week in its US and Canada stores, but has now rolled…

iPhone 5S Touch ID scanner hacked just days after release

It's only been on sale for three days, but the Apple iPhone 5S's headlining security feature, the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, has already been hacked. It took just a weekend for German security group Chaos Computer Club (CCC) to break…

Jony Ive reveals iOS 7 development only began in November

Apple's lead designer Sir Jony Ive has given a rare interview with USA Today, in which he revealed the speedy turnaround of the company's latest mobile operating system revamp, iOS 7. Work began on iOS 7 just back in November…

iPhone 5S UK launch tainted by stock shortages

This morning's launch of Apple's latest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, has been marred by stock shortages, with both Apple's own retail stores and those of the UK networks struggling to meet demand. iPhone hunters took to Twitter to state…