iPhone 5

App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 4/18/2013 at 3:11PM

A smartphone tracking app played a key role in arresting an alleged cell phone thief within 30 minutes of the crime, police said. Jordan Osborne, 19, allegedly fled in Flushing after grabbing an iPhone 5 out of the hands of a 28-year-old woman, according to the 109th Precinct. The victim was walking on Main Street [...]

Apple thefts increase 40 percent, says NYPD
Apple thefts increase 40 percent, says NYPD
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2012 at 10:07AM

As New Yorkers hit the streets with their new iPhone 5s, the NYPD is warning about the increase in Apple thefts. Data shows that between January 1 and September 23 of this year, incidents involving stolen Apple products increased 40 percent over the period from last year, exceeding the overall increase in crime. In total, there [...]

NYPD preaching safety as iPhone 5 launches
NYPD preaching safety as iPhone 5 launches
News Billy Rennison 9/21/2012 at 10:51AM

As thousands line the streets of New York eager to be among the first to own Apple’s latest product, the NYPD is urging new iPhone 5 owners to keep an eye on safety. NYPD Community Affairs officers are stationed at 21 city stores — six Apple stores, seven Verizon stores and eight AT&T stores — [...]

Apple unveils iPhone 5
Apple unveils iPhone 5
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 3:31PM

Today, Apple debuted iPhone 5, a new, thinner, lighter version of its popular cell phone. It’s so thin that Apple said it’s now the thinnest smartphone in the world, and it is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S. The phone also features other improvements on the iPhone 4s, including a 4-inch [...]