Where to find the cheapest iPhone 5s deals

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Sure we're seeing rumors of the iPhone 6, but a release date is still very far out, with typical trends suggesting fall of 2014. So if you are in the market for a new smartphone, waiting might not be the best option. The iPhone 5s is fantastic phone and retailers are sweetening the pot with some amazing discounts. We'll update this over time, but as of now, here's where to find the cheapest iPhone 5s deals and plans. … [Read more...]

Best Buy Offering iPhone 5s From $125 With Contract

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We've seen a number of sales on the new iPhones last year and that trend continues in 2014, this time with Best Buy offering up to 35 percent off the iPhone 5s. The sale prices all require that you either sign up for a new contract or extend for 2-years. Existing customers must be out of contract to be eligible. The 16GB iPhone 5s is the most affordable of the bunch, priced at just $124.99 and this does not require any special rebates or trade-ins to qualify. Colors include Space Gray/Black, Gold/White, Silver/White. If you are looking for more storage, the 32GB iPhone 5s is priced at $224.99, with the 64GB model rounding out the promotion at $324.99. The most bang for your buck is with the entry-level model, considering all of the deals … [Read more...]

Typo Keyboard Case Backed By Ryan Seacrest Adds Physical Keyboard To iPhone 5/5s

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Ryan Seacrest is not a fan of the iPhones on-screen keyboard and is doing something about it. Apparently Seacrest and his friends carry multiple phones, preferring to use a phone with a physical keyboard for correspondence. Upon trying all of the current alternatives available to them, Seacrest partnered with Laurence Holder, CEO of Show Media, to develop the Typo Keyboard. It's a slider case that protects the iPhone, adds  minimal thickness and is said to provide "a butter-smooth, tactile typing experience." … [Read more...]

AT&T Offering 16GB iPhone 5s Deal, $99 With Contract

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Since the new iPhones released in late September, the majority of promotional discounts have been geared towards the 'low-cost' iPhone 5c, some offering the phone for free with a new contract. Similar deep discounts are now hitting the flagship iPhone 5s. AT&T today is offering the 16GB iPhone 5s for $99.99, with a new 2-year contract agreement. A quick check of NY and California markets shows a number of stores with stock. The promotion only applies to the 16GB models, available in Space Gray, Sliver or Gold. This is the lowest price we've seen on the iPhone 5s. Best Buy had a similar promotion, but it required a trade-in of a working smartphone. At the time, Best Buy had limited stock, making it difficult for customers to … [Read more...]

Apple Stores To Handle Screen Replacement Service For iPhone 5s and 5c

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According to a new report from 9to5Mac, Apple retail stores will soon begin offering hardware repairs on both the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Up until now, customers who had an issue with their new iPhones received a replacement device, due to the inability of stores to perform hardware repairs. Sources say that is about to change with a new initiative that will rollout to all Apple retail stores. … [Read more...]

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Coming To Boost Mobile November 8th

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Announced this morning via a press release, Boost Mobile will carry both the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c starting on November 8th. Customers who purchase the new iPhones from Boost can take part in their $55 monthly unlimited plan that features 'Shrinking Payments'. For every six months that you pay on time, Boost will reduce your bill by $5. The program allows you to reduce up to $15 off your bill, effectively bringing your monthly unlimited plan to $40. These plans include unlimited nationwide talk and text, unlimited data and unlimited voicemail, long distance, call waiting and call forwarding. As we have seen with other carriers, unlimited data is everything but unlimited. You'll have access to high speed data up to 2.5GB, with … [Read more...]

Spigen SGP Saturn Case Review: Near Perfect Companion for Gold iPhone

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The introduction and subsequent release of the iPhone 5s has seen a renewed interest in all things gold, including cases and accessories. If you managed to secure a gold iPhone 5s, the natural inclination is to find a case that looks good with it. For those with an iPhone 5 and suffering from a bit of gold envy, cases can be a great way to infuse a bit of life or color into an older phone. Looking to capitalize on the gold rush is Spigen/SGP, who have announced all new cases, many of which are available in a champagne gold. I took a look at the Spigen/SGP Saturn case for iPhone 5s to see how it paired with the gold iPhone 5s. Read on for our full review to see if  it's a perfect companion? … [Read more...]

Apple Selling More Than Double Of The iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c

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After plenty of speculation of Apple needing an iPhone 5c to compete in the lower-end of the smartphone market, a new report out today from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), indicates stronger sales of the iPhone 5s as compared to the sub-$100 iPhone 5c. Apple's flagship, priced at $199 and up, has been in short supply due to the tremendous demand. The higher priced of the two iPhones is responsible for 64 percent of new iPhone sales. The lower end of the market sees the iPhone 5c capturing 27 percent and the iPhone 4s contributing 9 percent to the sales pie. … [Read more...]

Best Buy Offering iPhone 5c for $1, iPhone 5s for $99 With Contract, Trade-in

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Best Buy today rolled out a new promotion offering a minimum $100 Best Buy gift card with the purchase of any new iPhone, including the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. This offer requires the customer trade in a working smartphone and sign a new 2-year contract agreement. This confirms the rumor we heard on Friday from TechnoBuffalo. We've seen numerous price breaks on the iPhone 5c, with the lowest having been Walmart's offer of $45 with a 2-year contract agreement. Today's offer brings the price to $1 for the iPhone 5c. More importantly, it's the first we've seen of any retailer offering the iPhone 5s at a discount. With trade-in, the 16GB iPhone 5s can be purchased for $99 on either Sprint, Verizon or AT&T. The offer is valid … [Read more...]