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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.
As the iPhone 6 and the iWatch releases draw near, more and more rumors surface on the Internet that deal with these gadgets.
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.
As you probably know, a rumor has recently appeared on the Internet suggesting that both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models as well as iWatch will be equipped with a sapphire-covered display. According to a new rumor, the only device, which may get a new screen is Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone. The reason for such a change is manufacturing problems, Economic Daily News reports.
It's Sunday today, so I've decided to make up a list of the most popular news of the past seven days. If you think you missed something interesting, take a look.
According to the latest report from Taiwanese reporters, Apple's supplier Foxconn is currently in talks with Sharp. The company wants to start producing the screens for the iPhone and iPad using Sharp's technologies. This may allow Apple to become less dependent from Samsung.
Good news for all those who have a jailbroken iPhone running iOS 7. According to the latest rumors, a well-known hacker nicknamed Saurik has just released Cydia 1.1.10. It can boast of a number of important improvements and bug fixes.
Good news for all those who plan to purchase Apple's latest cylindrical Mac Pro, which was announced about a year ago. The shipping estimates for the long-anticipated device have improved to 24 hours. What this means is that if you buy a Mac Pro online today, it will be shipped within only one day.