It’s Sunday again, so let’s take a look at the most popular posts of the past seven days. I bet you will find something interesting. Let’s begin.
This week’s top stories deal with Apple’s long-anticipated iWatch and the release of iPhone 6. According to numerous insiders, there will be two versions of the handset, with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays. The mass production will begin in May. As to the iWatch, it will feature a bunch of sensors and will come in two sizes.
A developer named Ryan Petrich has recently teased a new version of Activator. It is a beta version and it can boast of some new battery percentage actions.
The new feature allows you to set the so-called triggers for certain battery level. For example, your iPhone can play a ringtone each time it reaches a certain battery level. This is very convenient, I must admit.
According to the latest rumors, Apple has hired branding agency Wolff Olins CEO Karl Heiselman. He is expected to work for Apple’s marketing team. What is interesting is that Heiselman used to work for Apple in the 1990s.
According to the latest rumors, the company from Cupertino is planning to change the iTunes music store dramatically. The reason for such overhaul is quite simple and obvious: the number of music downloads declines from quarter to quarter and Apple’s iTunes Radio is not as successful as it was expected to be.
A photo showing two alleged cases for iPhone 6 has recently leaked online. One case is designed for a 4.7-inch handset and the other one for 5.5-5.7-inch iPhone. While it is still unknown whether the photo is legitimate or not, it is still better than nothing.
As you probably know, Apple is expected to release an updated iPad Air and Retina iPad mini later this year. This is what KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed on Thursday. Both gadgets may get a fingerprint sensor, an improved Apple A8 processor and an 8 megapixel camera. However, it should be noted that the company from Cupertino hasn't yet confirmed the rumors mentioned above, so the release is stil under the question.
A new iPad Pro concept has recently appeared on the Internet. It features a 12.9-inch display and I must admit it looks pretty good. The concept is based on the rumors about a larger Apple tablet, which first appeared on the Internet last summer. Back in July, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was indeed working on a 12-inch iPad, however, a couple of weeks ago an unknown insider informed that the development of the tablet is for some reason paused.
Apple's next-gen iPhone is expected to feature a larger display and a much thinner body. So far, there has been no official confirmation of this rumor, however, a new photo of the iPhone 6 case first published by Nowhereelse.fr proves that Apple is indeed working on a much thinner smartphone.
Apple on Wednesday released another OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers. This is the sixth beta-version of 10.9.3 that comes just a week after the fifth, which contained a number of improvements and bug fixes.
According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release a lot of new products in Q3. These products include updated iPad Air and iPad mini, iWatch that is said to come in two sizes, iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch screen, revamped Apple TV and a 12-inch MacBook. Apart from that, before holidays we shall see a 5.5-inch iPhone.
According to the latest report first published by Taiwanese newspaper called Industrial and Commercial Times, Apple will begin the mass production of its long-anticipated 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in July. As to the model with 5.5-inch display, the guys from Cupertino plan to start assembling it a bit later, in September.
Apple has explained why it is seeking $2.19 billion in damages from Samsung. Such sum is based on Apple's lost profits and royalties on infringed patents, Apple damage expert and economist Chris Vellturo claims.
According to the latest rumors, three different manufacturers have already supplied Apple with flexible circuit boards for the upcoming iWatch. These spare parts have been already delivered, so looks like everything is ready for the assembly of the device.
According to Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray, Apple's iPhone remains the most popular handset among the teenagers in the USA. To find out what device is of the greatest popularity, the analyst polled 7500 teenagers and here're the results he got from them (via
Apple's mail rival - Samsung - has sued a newspaper called Electronic Times for 300 million KRW (this is about $284,000) over the article about the company's latest flagship Galaxy S5. The authors of the publication claim the smartphone has a faulty camera, which is incorrect, Samsung believes.