iPhone 5 Owners Reporting Scratched Casing On Back Of Device

It looks like some owners of Apple’s new iPhone 5 are reporting a problem with the new back casing on the device, the problem is apparently affecting the black version of the iPhone 5, with users reporting scratches appearing on their device.

Some owners of the new iPhone 5 are reporting that their device came with scratches to the back metal casing out of the box, whilst others are reporting that the handset can be scratched easily.

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iPhone 5 Gets Jailbroken (Photos)

Apple’s iPhone 5 went on sale last Friday, and now it looks like the first iPhone 5 has been jailbroken, the following photos were posted on Twitter by chpwn, which show the new iPhone 5 with Cydia installed.

You can also see some screenshots below which were taken from the jailbroken iPhone 5, the photos were posted to Twitter on launch day last Friday.

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Google Maps App Ported To Apple’s iOS 6 (Video)

When Apple released iOS 6 last week one thing that was missing was Google Maps, the mapping app in iOS now runs Apple’s own maps, and a number of users of iOS 6 have been less than happy with the new mapping application.

Google is working on a new version of Google Maps for iOS 6, which will be available some time in the future from Apple’s App store, in the mean time, one developer has decided to port Google Maps from iOS 5.1 to iOS 6.

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Apple Hiring Developers For iOS 6 Maps

Earlier today we heard that Apple had released a statement relating to the issues that a number of users have reported in their new Maps App in iOS 6, and now it would appear that Apple is hiring developers to work on its new Map app.

According to the guys over at Apple Insider, Apple is in the processing of hiring developers to join its Maps team who will be “responsible for MapKit, the iOS framework that displays maps which is used by countless applications on the App Store.”

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Over $100,000 Worth Of iPhone 5s Stolen In Japan

Apple’s iPhone has launched in a number of countries around the world, and now it would appear that more than $100,000 worth of iPhone 5 handsets were stolen in Japan ahead of the country’s launch.

According to a report by the WSJ, both Softbank and KDDI AU were both victims of burglaries, where thieves made of with more than $100,000 worth of Apple’s iPhone 5s.

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Apple Could Sell 10 Million iPhone 5s This Weekend

Apple’s new iPhone 5 has gone on sale around the world, with large queues being reported at Apple store’s in major cities around the world, and this is expected to be Apple’s most successful iPhone launch to date.

Apple reported earlier in the week that they sold a massive 2 million pre-orders of the device in the first 24 hours, this is double what they did last year with the iPhone 4S.

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Apple Issues Statement Relating To iOS 6 Maps

Apple’s iOS 6 features a new version of Maps, previously on the iPhone and other iOS devices the Maps app was basically Google Maps, this was replaced with Apple’s own Maps application on Wednesday when iOS 6 was released.

A number of iOS 6 users have criticized the new Maps application, over missing features and problems, and now Apple has released a statement about its new Maps app to the guys over at AllThingsD.

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Apple’s iPhone 5 Goes On Sale In The UK

Apple’s iPhone 5 is now available in the UK, Apple’s sixth generation handset is now available from Apple Stores throughout the UK, amny of which have opened early at 8AM to start selling the new iPhone 5.

Demand for the iPhone 5 is expected to be high, as Apple recently announced that they had sold more then 2 million handsets in the first 24 hours of pre-orders, which opened last Friday.

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Apple’s iPhone 5 Gets Taken Apart (Photos)

Apple’s iPhone 5 has already gone on sale in some countries around the world, like Australia, and the guys over at iFixit have managed to get their hands on one and decided to take it apart.

The photo’s below give us our first look of what is inside Apple’s new iPhone 5 and also how the internals have been designed, as you can see from the photos below it looks slightly different from Apple’s iPhone 4S.

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Apple iOS 6 now On 15 Percent of Devices

Apple released the latest version of their mobile OS on Wednesday, iOS 6, and now according to Chitika, after 24 hours since it was released, iOS 6 is now on 15 percent of all Apple devices.

This compares to iOS 5, which ended up being on 20 percent of all iOS devices after 5 days, which means the adoption of Apple’s new mobile OS is much quicker than last year.

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iPhone 5 Lands On Hong Kong’s Grey Market For $1100

Apple’s iPhone 5 will go on sale in the US and Europe tomorrow, but according to a recent report the device has already gone on sale on the grey market in Hong Kong.
According to the report, some grey market vendors have already managed to obtain stock of Apple’s new iPhone 5, and are selling the device with prices starting at around $1100, Apple will sell the iPhone 5 in Hong Kong at the equivalent to $720 US dollars.

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Samsung’s Latest Advert Takes A Jab At Apple’s New iPhone 5 (Video)

With Apple’s new iPhone 5 launching tomorrow, Samsung has decided to release a new advert where it takes a jab at Apple’s new iPhone, and it comes with the tag line ‘the next big thing is a;ready here’.

You can see the advert below, where a bunch of Apple fans are queuing for the new iPhone 5, and the advert follows the same track as the previous ones.

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