Cheaper.

In a move that could signal a purge of old inventory before Apple introduces its new iPhone, Walmart has cut its prices on the iPhone 5s and 5c — with a two-year contract, only in stores. The 5S now goes for $99, down from $429, while the 5c costs $29, a drop from its previous price of $49. [via CNNMoney]

So bright.

Walmart Will Start Selling The iPhone 5c For $27 (With A 2-Year Contract) On Friday

Wait… this Friday isn’t even the day after Thanksgiving and already I’m sensing hordes of people seeking a big discount crashing through the doors at Walmart. And I know I didn’t get that time machine working yet, so the fact that Walmart is selling the iPhone 5c for $27 on Friday must be some kind of crazy freak sale. [More]

What Does A Gold iPhone 5S Look Like After The Blendtec Is Done With It?

What Does A Gold iPhone 5S Look Like After The Blendtec Is Done With It?

Are you in the market for a new pile of shredded smartphone bits but just can’t decide which one will have the best results when blended? Perhaps you can’t choose between the rainbow of color options offered by the iPhone 5c, but you aren’t totally sold on the shreddable charms of the gold iPhone 5s. The only way to decide is to see which is prettier after The Blendtec’s “Will it blend?” test, of course. [More]

Best Buy Will Trade You A Free iPhone 5 For Your Old Smartphone

Best Buy Will Trade You A Free iPhone 5 For Your Old Smartphone

Yet another retailer really wants your old phone and is willing to give you something pretty decent in exchange for it. Through Sept. 16, Best Buy is offering a minimum $100 trade-in credit to customers who trade in their old phones and switch to an iPhone 5. [More]

The neon! My eyes!

Walmart Will Again Sell New iPhones Cheaper Than Apple’s Retail Price

Walmart knows you’re positively panting with anticipation at getting your greedy little paws on Apple’s newest dingledongles, the iPhone 5s and its purty plastic counterpart, the iPhone 5c. And in order to make sure customers come a’swarming through its doors on the big day, the retailer is offering a discount on both phones. [More]

The supposedly "cheap" 5C will be sold for around $733 in mainland China, 33% more than the price in the U.S. and 21% more than what's being charged in Hong Kong.

Apple Charging 33% More In China For “Cheap” iPhone 5C

While some Apple enthusiasts might have been put off by the colorful plastic shells of the new iPhone 5C, it’s hard to complain about the $99 price point. Even the full, unsubsidized price of $549 is lower than what you’d pay for many new, comparable smartphones. But customers in mainland China are scratching their heads and wondering why they are being charged $733 for what is supposed to be a bargain phone. [More]

The World Is Allowed To Continue Turning Now That Apple Has Unveiled New iPhones

The iPhone 5C was one of two new iPhones announced today.

For months, crowds have been huddled outside Apple HQ in Cupertino, CA, residing in makeshift tent cities, living off the land and what food they can barter with townsfolk, all while waiting for the good lord of the manor, Tim Cook, to exit his chambers and announce unto the world the details of a new iPhone. Well, it’s finally happened and… it’s a phone (well, two phones), just like you’d expected. [More]