As noted by Digitimes reporters, Apple may launch an updated MacBook model at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2015. The reporters cite Chinese supply chain sources and claim that the laptop will become slightly thinner. Moreover, they say that the manufacture of some components for the device has already begun.
As you probably know, because of the new larger MacBook model, the guys from Cupertino are expected to stop the production of the non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Air. Although these are only rumors now, I don't think such a decision of Apple's executives will be a tragedy for Apple fans.
Looks like the guys from Cupertino are indeed planning to announce their widely-rumored wearable device this year. However, according to what Re/code reporters write, the big event will take place not in October, as it was mentioned earlier, but in September, alongside the iPhone 6 release.
iWatch is a long-anticipated smartwatch that is expected to come in several different sizes and color options. It will boast of a number of sensors capable of monitoring the state of health of the user and measuring his or her level of fitness.
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the guys from Cupertino will release their long-anticipated iPad Pro with a massive 12.9-inch display as soon as in early 2015. The reporters claim that they got the news about the release of the new tablet from reliable supply chain sources, so I guess we can believe them.
According to what Apple shared on Tuesday, iAds have recently become available in Russia and Switzerland with several new features like full-screen banners and pre-roll video. These features will allow the ad makers to earn more, so I guess adding them is a huge step forward.
As you probably know, iPad sales have dropped in the past several months. This information was shared by the guys from Cupertino in July, as they announced their financial results in the third quarter of 2014. Despite noticeable decrease in sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook still believes that iPad is a successful project.
A couple of new images have recently appeared on the Internet that show us something what appears to be LED Flash components for the long-anticipated 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6. The leaked photos prove the rumor, which suggests that the guys from Cupertino are planning to unveil both handsets at the same time. The release of the smaller handset will take place on September 9th, however, I don't know whether the larger device will be unveiled at the same media event.
A new image, which shows us something very similar to the new iPhone 6 speaker assembly has recently appeared on the Internet. The image has been shared by a Far East parts supplier alongside some other images that depict other components for the long-anticipated handset.
Ahead of probably the biggest music event of the year, the guys from Cupertino have recently added a new channel to their Apple TV set-top box. This channel allows you to be aware of the latest news connected with the upcoming iTunes Festival. For example, you may take a look at the list of singers and bands that will be performing at Apple's music event or check its schedule.
According to what people familiar with the matter write, cases for both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models have recently appeared in Sprint's inventory. What this means is that now all the authorized resellers and the partners of the company can place orders for the accessories for the upcoming handsets.
As you probably know, Apple's iPhone 5s features a small chip called M7, which allows the handset to cope with difficult tasks, for example, modern graphics in new games, without any troubles. According to an image that was shared by a Chinese website GeekBar, the next-generation iPhone may get something like the M7 chip as well.
It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let's take a look at them.
Alongside the updated Lightning cable with reversible USB connector, which has been recently spotted online, the guys from Cupertino may be planning to release a new charger. An image that proves such a rumor has surfaced on a Chinese social network Weibo. You can take a look at this photo below.
Following several previous reports that dealt with the next-generation iPhone screen resolution, a new one appeared on the Internet on Saturday. The report comes from a reliable journalist John Gruber and suggests that the 4.7-inch handset will feature a resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels and a pixel density of 326 ppi. As to the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6, it will boast of resolution of 2208 x 1242 pixels with a density of 461 ppi. It should be noted, however, that this piece of news hasn't been confirmed by Apple's suppliers or other reliable sources yet.
Apple will soon launch an iPhone 5 battery replacement program. The guys from Cupertino have reportedly found out that some of the handsets manufactured and sold between September 2012 and January 2013 may encounter problems that affect the battery life.