According to the latest report from The Korea Herald, South Korea's Fair Trade Commission has ordered Apple and Google to change their "no refund" app store policies as they violate the rights of the users. Moreover, the South Korean officials say that the tech giants should inform the users about the changes in the app store policy immediately after these changes are applied.
According to what Foxconn CEO Terry Gou said on a shareholder meeting earlier today, the company will be using robots to assemble iPhone 6. Using the machines instead of workers will allow to make the assembling process more efficient and may even lower the price of the upcoming handset.
Many people believe that Apple’s iPhone 6 with 5.5-inch display will get a bigger battery, hence, it will work longer on a single charge. Well, looks like the guys from Cupertino don’t think so. According to the latest report from Asian insiders, the battery of the 5.5-inch iPhone will get only a hardly noticeable capacity boost. That’s definitely not good.
A new interesting iPhone 6 Pro concept has recently appeared on the Internet. The device shown in a video below can boast of wireless charging and a smart cover called iView. The author of the concept is a designer named Vishal Bhanushali.
The week has nearly come to an end, that is why I've decided to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
A couple of images showing something similar to Apple's iPad Air 2 have recently leaked online. What we can see on the photos is probably a non-working dummy. There's no way to check whether these photos are genuine or not. All I know is that they have been first spotted on ascii.jp.
Apple has reportedly signed a deal with one of the major Arabian retailers called Jarir Bookstore. This deal will allow the guys from Cupertino to sell their products and offer additional services to local customers more efficiently than before. Moreover, Apple’s gadgets will become cheaper since the retailer won’t have to pay third-party distributors.
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple has recently hired former Tag Heuer executive named Patrick Pruniaux. This indicates that the guys from Cupertino will soon release a smartwatch, which is expected to feature a 2.5-inch curved display and a number of health-monitoring sensors.
According to the latest rumors, Apple has sent an email to registered developers warning them that the company will be performing a CloudKit data wipe. This may indicate that the guys from Cupertino are working on the new versions of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Developer Preview. As noted by people familiar with the matter, Apple will seed new betas to developers on July 7th.
A new video, which proves that Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone is designed for one-hand use has recently appeared on the Internet. In a short clip we may see an alleged iPhone 6 panel that feels just good in one hand.
The video, which has been first spotted on a Chinese website iFanr, is available below.
A couple of iPhone 6 renderings showing a space gray, silver and gold models appeared on the Internet earlier today. The renderings seem to be based on the recent leaks connected with the specs and the design of the upcoming handset.
New rumors that deal with Apple's iPhone 6 have recently appeared on the Internet. According to these rumors, first batches of the next-gen iPhone models will arrive to the USA in the last two weeks of August. This means that the guys from Cupertino may announce their new handset at the beginning of September.
As you probably know, Microsoft is working on its own smartwatch. This wearable device, however, will differ greatly from the rivals' products. According to a well-known Windows blogger Paul Thurrott, Microsoft's smartwatch is actually a cross-platform fitness band.
What this means is that the small gadget will be compatible not only with Windows Phone, but also with Android and iOS. Moreover, just like Apple's iWatch, it will feature a number of health and fitness-related sensors.
A video showing a new iWatch concept has been recently posted to YouTube. This concept is totally different from the the models and mockups we've seen before as it can boast of a 2.5-inch rectangular curved display.
The concept created by Set Solution is available below. Take a look and tell me what you think.
According to what people familiar with the matter say, Samsung and GlobalFoundries will start producing Apple’s 14-nanometer A9 chips in 2015. Apart from these companies, two more firms may get a chance to supply Apple with processors for its smartphones and tablets. These firms include Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Intel.