News tagged ‘rumors’
Some Retina iPad minis may show image retention issues, reports Marco Arment, a person that created a special test to detect the problem in MacBook Pros with Retina displays. Faulty IGZO-panels, according to the latest rumors, were manufactured by Sharp and this were probably these panels that caused production delays and forced Apple to release the tablet quietly.
Shipping estimates for iPhone 5s have changed to 1-2 weeks. That means that the company continues to increase production of its flagship device and makes everything possible to ship the required number of units to customers as soon as possible.
According to the latest rumors, Apple is now working on brand new iPhones with curved glass screen covers, large displays and sensors that are capable of determining how much pressure is applied to touch screen. Sources claim we shall see another two iPhone versions is 2014, however, this information is unconfirmed.
The company from Cupertino has recently signed a deal with GT Advanced Technologies - an American sapphire material manufacturer that is expected to supply Apple with components for iPhone and iPad. Some sources even claim that sapphire will be used in production of the long-expected iWatch, however, these rumors are still unconfirmed.
A large number of Apple’s Retail Stores around the world will be closed a few hours earlier next weekend - on November 17th and November 18th.
According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino has asked Samsung to help in manufacture of Retina displays for the new iPad mini that is expected to be launched soon. Apple’s current partners - Sharp and LG Display - can’t cope with production volumes; this results in supply constraints.
Jony Ive, Apple senior vice president of design, and designer Marc Newson have created a unique red-colored Mac Pro for the upcoming Sotheby's charity auction that aims at raising money for fighting HIV/AIDS. The Product (RED) Mac Pro is said to be sold next month for quite a big sum of money.
Geekbench benchmark suddenly showed that the new MacBook Pros based on the Intel’s latest Haswell processors are actually not as fast as they were expected to be. But the point is that the battery life has been improved - both laptops can work for about 8-9 hours on a single charge.
Apple is expected to officially release OS X Mavericks this evening. Ahead of the launch, several sites have successfully activated push notifications for Safari - a feature that allows any web page to send OS X 10.9 users various updates.
There have been some rumors connected with iMessage recently. Numerous users and software experts claimed that the service is insecure and Apple, if forced, can easily get access to the instant messages sent by the army of the iPhone, iPad and Mac users. Latest research proved those skeptics were wrong.
According to the latest rumors, Apple’s new iPad 5 and iPad mini with Retina display that are expected to be launched on October 22nd will at last be available on the T-Mobile network. So far, only three major U.S. carriers - AT&T, Verizon and Sprint - have offered cellular service on iPad.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere tweeted earlier today that he is "excited" for October 22, along with a link to an article announcing Apple's October 22 event -- hinting that the carrier may finally have Cellular support on iPads.
Below you can take a look at the tweet that proves everything I’ve mentioned above.
Sonny Dickson has published some photos showing a leaked ‘space grey’ and silver iPad 5. On the images, however, you won’t see the assembled device - only its front and back panels along with some flex cables.
Quanta Computer is an Apple supplier responsible for Apple’s current MacBook Airs and an unusual choice for tablet production as those devices are currently produced by suppliers like Foxconn and Pegatron. The report claims, however, that Quanta is aiming to diversify.
This summer WSJ reported that Apple was asking to see prototypes of an iPad measuring slightly less than 13-inches diagonally.
So how would this big iPad look like? Take a look at the mockups below:
Tim Cook arrived at the Palo Alto University Apple Store on Friday morning, ahead of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch. According to people standing in a line, he greeted each person and then went on his way.
As it was stated at the media event on Tuesday, Apple had increased the battery capacity of the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Due to such improvements, both devices can boast of about 10 hours of talk time on 3G and 10 hours of internet browsing using LTE. As to the standby time, it is now increased to 250 hours. Compared to the iPhone 5 capabilities (8 and 225 hours respectively), the iPhone 5s’ and 5c’s results show that the engineers from Cupertino did a good job.