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According to the latest reports from Asian sources, Apple’s next-generation iPad mini Air will be 30% thinner than the current model. It should be noted, however, that such a rumor has been first spotted in the Taiwan's United Daily News newspaper, so I suggest that you should take it with a few pinches of salt.
The guys from Cupertino may be forced to postpone the release of their long-anticipated 12-inch MacBook due to the Broadwell delays caused by Intel. Well, at least this is what Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reporters write. They claim that the laptop will hit the store shelves no sooner than at the very end of 2014 or even in 2015.
As noted by Asian insiders, the mass-production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will start next week. Moreover, the same sources claim that Foxconn will start assembling the 5.5-inch handset as soon as August, which indicates that there are still some chances that the smartphone will hit the store shelves this fall and not in the first quarter of 2015, as it was reported earlier.
According to the latest rumors and images posted to Twitter earlier today, the construction of Apple’s new Spaceship campus continues at an incredible speed. In fact, as can be seen on the photo below, the perimeter walls of the massive circular building are nearly ready. This indicates that the workers have began working much faster.
Earlier this year I told you that the guys from Cupertino were working on a new iPad model called iPad Pro. Looks like the development of the 12.9-inch tablet is currently on its most active stage as new rumors suggest that the device will be released in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Earlier this week I told you that Foxconn executives are planning to replace several thousands of workers with robots. Looks like I was mistaken as according to a new report from Asia, Foxconn’s so-called Foxbots will only assist assembly line workers. While this is a massive step forward, it is still too early to talk about the fundamental changes in the iPhone manufacturing process.
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.
It’s Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
Most of the articles this week deal with untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 and Apple’s upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6. According to the recent rumors, the device will get the support of NFC, Optical Image Stabilization system and 128GB of memory. The mass-production of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models will start in July.
According to the latest rumors and reports from several supply chain sources, Apple may launch a new cheaper iPod touch model next week. While these rumors are yet to be confirmed officially, people familiar with the matter claim that the new iPod touch will have 16GB of memory on board and a rear camera. The device will come in six colors. As to the price of the updated portable player, it is expected to be $199. Good news for those who can’t live without music. Like me, for example.
According to the rumors, which appeared on the Internet on Wednesday, Apple’s iPhone 6 will boast of 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of memory. The 16GB version is expected to disappear. However, as noted by the Chinese news website Wei Feng, only a 5.5-inch iPhone will be available with such an enormous amount of memory.
According to a survey conducted by a firm called RBC Capital Markets, the demand for Apple's next-generation iPhone is incredibly strong. Among 4.000 people, who took part in a poll, nearly 50% said they will buy an iPhone 6. Moreover, about 25% assured they will pay $100 more for the larger 5.5-inch model.
A new video showing a next-gen iPad mockup compared to iPad Air has recently appeared on the Internet. In a short clip, which is available below, we may see that both tablets look pretty much the same, however, the mockup has a number of minor design changes and an improved Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
According to the latest report from Reuters, Apple's main manufacturing partners, namely, Foxconn and Pegatron, are currently hiring new workers for the production of the next-gen iPhone, which is expected to begin in July.
It's Sunday today, which means it's time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
Hackers from doulCi Team managed to downgrade the Phone 4S running iOS 7.1 to iOS 5.5.1 without SHSH blobs. It should be noted, however, that there’s no confirmation of this fact neither from hackers, nor from other trustworthy sources yet.
What we have now is a short video showing the iPhone after downgrade. I must admit, it looks fully functional. The video is available below.