Monday, April 30, 2012
When Apple announced the details about the 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference on Wednesday, it set tongues wagging – or, more accurately, keyboards clicking – all across the internet. While Apple’s announcement all but confirmed that iOS 6 would be announced (just as iOS 5 was announced at WWDC 2011), there was speculation about what else Apple might have up its sleeve. An iPad Mini? An iTV? The iPhone 5 (or iPhone 6 or, most likely, “new iPhone”)?
Read more www.webpronews.com
Sunday, April 29, 2012
BEIJING: A teenage high-school student in China sold his kidney for an illicit transplant operation and used the proceeds to buy an Apple iPhone and iPad, state press said on Friday.
The 17-year-old boy, who was paid 22,000 yuan ($3,500), was recruited from an online chatroom and is now suffering from kidney failure and in deteriorating health, the Xinhua news agency said.
Read more timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Friday, April 20, 2012
Two interesting little rumours about the next generation of Apple‘s iPhone, what we assume will be called the iPhone 5. The first is that it will be made, at least in part, of metallic glass. The second is that it will arrive in October.
Read more www.forbes.com
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
A recruiter for Foxconn’s growing Taiyuan plant may have inadvertently spoiled some of Appe’s 2012 iPhone plans. When interviewing with TV-Tokyo [past 6-minute mark], the staffer said the plant was explicitly hiring 18,000 workers “for the fifth-generation phone.” He expected the phone to come out in June.
Read more www.electronista.com
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Light Reading has dug up some very interesting job postings on Apple’s website. Apple is looking for telephony software engineers to work on iOS. Judging by the list of experience requirements in the postings, Apple is looking to add voice-over-IP (VoIP) capabilities to the iPhone and iPad operating system’s ever-growing feature set.
Read more gigaom.com
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Apple is said to have yet another product in the pipeline with a Retina display, and this time it’s an iPhone with a really big screen, according to a report from Reuters.
Apple is purportedly already placing orders with suppliers for a 4.6-inch iPhone Retina display, Reuters said today, citing a report in South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper.
Read more news.cnet.com
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A 51-year-old Colorado woman told Mashable her iPhone 4 burst into smoke just inches from her head last week — and she has the photos to prove it.
The woman — who spoke on the condition that her name not be used — says she was traveling on the East Coast and sleeping alone in a hotel room with the phone plugged in to an Apple charger on the nightstand “12 to 14 inches from my head.”
Read more mashable.com
Monday, March 12, 2012
The new iPad’s great contribution to the iOSsphere is how it’s already fueling new rumors about the iPhone 5.
This week, existential angst about The Name, new iPad’s revelations about the new iPhone, being unclear on Clearwire, and a formula for creating your own conclusion about The Date for iPhone 5.
Read more www.macworld.co.uk
Friday, March 09, 2012
A powerful processor and 4G LTE support are among the new upgrades and features the latest iPad has brought to the table. And often the development of the iPhone and the iPad are in many ways intertwined. What new advances in the latest iPad will we see in the next version of Apple’s smartphone?
Read more www.technewsworld.com
Thursday, March 08, 2012
One of the few surprises in today’s Apple event was the name of the main product it was announcing.
It’s the iPad.
Read more finance.yahoo.com
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
When Hector Siliezar visited the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza with his wife and kids in 2009, he snapped three iPhone photos of El Castillo, a pyramid that once served as a sacred temple to the Mayan god Kukulkan. A thunderstorm was brewing near the temple, and Siliezar was trying to capture lightning crackling dramatically over the ruins.
Read more news.yahoo.com
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Recent rumors have alternately suggested that Apple is working on a quad-core “A6” or an improved dual-core “A5X” processor for its next-generation mobile devices. But buried within the yet unreleased iOS 5.1 are references to two unreleased mobile processors, suggesting Apple is actually working on both at the same time.
Read more arstechnica.com
Saturday, February 25, 2012
The white cord and 30-pin dock: They’ve been a fixture on the Apple iPhone since the launch of the first-generation device, in 2007. But according to the tech site iMore, Apple is considered ditching the old dock, and replacing it with a smaller connector, which would purportedly debut on the iPhone 5 – a handset expected to launch later in 2012.
Read more www.csmonitor.com
While Tim Cook and Apple may be remaining tight-lipped on the next-gen iPhone, one design firm has analyzed online rumors surrounding the much anticipated ‘iPhone 5’ and produced a series of concept images.
Read more news.yahoo.com
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
iPhone 5 will be announced at Apple’s devcon in June. So what happens when a stock analyst says that he thinks Apple could announce iPhone 5 at its WorldWide Developers Conference this June?
Read more www.computerworld.com.au
Friday, February 10, 2012
Digging into profiles sent by Apple to various iPhone carriers, blog site YourDailyMac found a pointer to 09Mar2012 in one of the text strings. Aimed for operators in Japan, France, Greece, Finland, and Sweden, the profile files are designed to ensure that network connections will continue to work after iOS devices are updated to the latest version. The files are also said to be compatible with iOS 5.1, according to YourDailyMac.
Read more news.cnet.com
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Apple sent out an interesting message to third-party developers today. iOS devs are now required to submit Retina display screenshots for their iPhone and iPod touch apps to the App Store. All updates to existing apps must also meet the 960×640 resolution requirement.
Read more www.cultofmac.com
Monday, December 19, 2011
From USA with love, Apple’s A5 chip reportedly made in Texas courtesy of Samsung’s new facility. iPhone 5?s A5 or A6 chip with USA flavor now possible.
Read more www.popherald.com
Monday, November 21, 2011
IDG today reported that Jobs apparently spent the better part of two years leading up to the release of the company’s first iPhone trying to figure out how to turn Wi-Fi spectrum into a network that users could make phone calls on, as opposed to relying on carriers to get the job done.
Read more news.cnet.com
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Apple has reportedly cut iPhone 4S and iPad 2 orders for Q4 2012 and Q1 2012, amid lower than expected smartphone sales and key component shortages, according to supply chain leaks. Weak demand for the iPhone 4S in North America and Europe are part of the issue, Chinese paper Commercial Times reports, with suppliers of elements like the complex multi-lens system used in the smartphone told that Apple will not be needing as many as previously suggested.
Read more www.slashgear.com