News tagged ‘rumors’
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.
As you probably know, Apple has encountered some manufacturing problems, which made the company postpone the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. According to the latest rumors, these problems are connected with the production of the ultra-thin battery for the device.
According to the latest report from The Washington Post, Apple’s iPad may cause allergic rashes in children. The report cites an article published in medical journal called Pediatrics not long ago. This article tells us a story of an 11-year-old boy who seems to be allergic to the nickel, which is used to produce the casing of the tablet.
According to what Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty writes, in the first year after launch, Apple may sell up to 60 million iWatch units. The long-anticipated smartwatch is expected to lure new customers to the company and improve its market share greatly.
It is Sunday again, so looks like it's high time I told you about the most interesting stories of the past seven days.
As you may have noticed, most of the posts deal with Apple's long-anticipated iPhone 6 and the iWatch. According to the latest rumors, the first gadget will be equipped with a dual-core 2GHz processor. The mass-production of the handset will start later this month. If to speak about Apple's smartwatch, we shall see it no sooner than in the fourth quarter of 2014. The mass-production will reportedly begin in November.
According to the most recent rumors, Apple’s next-generation A8 processor won’t be quad-core as was reported earlier. As noted by several supply chain sources, the chip will boast of the clock speed of at least 2GHz, but will remain dual-core.
A video appeared on the Internet this week that shows the alleged sapphire-covered iPhone 6 front panel being put through various stress tests. The video is available below, so you may take a look at it right now.
Another iPhone 6 part appeared on the Internet today. It’s an LCD shielding that separates the display from other internal parts of the smartphone. While it is still unknown if the part from the image is original or it’s just a mockup, it looks similar to the LCD shielding found in Apple’s iPhone 5s. The main difference is the size: the leaked part is larger, which indicates that it is designed to fit the 4.7-inch iPhone 6. Take a look at the photo below and you’ll understand what I mean.
According to Taiwan's Business Weekly, Apple has placed a huge amount of orders for the iPhone 6. In fact, the number of handsets the guys from Cupertino are planning to sell in the first weeks after the release is nearly 68 million.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has recently began shipping processors for Apple’s long-anticipated iPhone 6. The chips are now moving towards the plants where the handsets will be assembled.
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.
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.
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.
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.