The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.
A new report from FixYa reveals the most common issues reported for four leading models.
"Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android," says Eric Schmidt, so he wrote a guide explaining how to migrate from Apple to the Android Army.
If Apple absorbs perceptual computing pioneer PrimeSense, it could mean intriguing possibilities for future Apple products, including iPhones with computer vision and even wearable computing.
Apple is reaching out to owners of the iPhone 5s because of a manufacturing issue that could result in reduced battery life.