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DIY nano-SIM mod using tools from your desk

The iPhone 5 uses a new nano-SIM card that's tinier that micro-SIM it replaces. While new iPhones come with the new nano chip, you may want to modify an older (and larger) model to fit your new device. Here's how to do it.

September 27, 2012 by

Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm licensing

Apple has filed a suit in San Diego federal court accusing Motorola of breaching its licensing agreement with Qualcomm over a chip used in the iPhone 4S.The Californian company's latest filing revolves around technology found in the iPhone 4S's MDM6610 baseband chip, which is made by Qualcomm and contains technology licensed from Motorola.

February 13, 2012 by

NFC-less iPhone 4S? Don't panic

Apple has today launched the newest iteration of its iPhone, the 4S, without an integrated near-field communications (NFC) chip for payments. But don't panic; it won't stall the adoption of mobile payments.

October 4, 2011 by

Apple unveils iPhone 4S

Disappointing fans expecting the iPhone 5, Apple has introduced a souped-up iPhone 4 with an improved chip, camera and antenna, which will compete for buyers where Android is strongest

October 4, 2011 by

Apple unveils the iPhone 4S 'world' phone

Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.

October 4, 2011 by

Will Apple partner up for iPhone NFC?

As speculation around the upcoming iPhone 5 reaches fever pitch, rumours continue to swirl around whether the device will come enabled with a near-field communication (NFC) chip for mobile payments, and who Apple might partner with to offer payments to customers.

July 28, 2011 by

iPhone 4 mystery chip identified

When the great folks at iFixit did a teardown of the iPhone 4 back in the summer of last year they came across a mystery chip that they couldn't ID. Well, now that mystery has been solved.

May 17, 2011

Apple blinks, Android diversifies

Under mounting criticism for antenna issues on its iPhone 4 flagship, Apple is holding a press conference to discuss the problem and possible solutions on Friday. Meanwhile, new Android models continue to chip away at the iPhone's market share.

July 14, 2010 by

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