News tagged ‘smartphone’
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple has launched the iPhone and iPad trade-in program in Australia today. From now on, any Australian customer can change his old iPhone or iPad in working condition for a discount on a newer device.
A new rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests that Apple has recently teamed with a British firm Intelligent Energy to make the battery life of the company’s smartphones, tablets and laptops much longer.
According to the latest reports from Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed until late 2014 or even early 2015. The reasons for such a delay are probably connected with manufacturing difficulties. These difficulties include the production of the smartphone front and rear panels.
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.
Photos showing first working iPhone 6 clones have recently surfaced on the Internet. The device depicted on the mages is based on the leaked schematics and components that began appearing on the Internet several months ago.
According to what nowhereelse.fr writes, what we actually see is a device assembled by an unknown Chinese firm, which is working on Android. It would be interesting to see how Apple reacts to this model.
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 a new report from a research firm ABI Research, Apple's iPhone 5s is currently the world’s top selling smartphone. The second, the third and the fourth places in the rating are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 LTE respectively. The last spot in the Top 5 ranking was given to the iPhone 4S.
It is always hard to choose good stereo system for home or office use. With growing popularity of smart devices, like iPhone or iPad, most users demand wireless features, for example, bluetooth support. Today we will take a look at Creative T30 Wireless - 2.0 Wireless Speakers with NFC. While the quality of this device is quite good, the price is attractive as well. You can get one for about $200.
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.
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 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.
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.
Photos showing the alleged volume and power button flex cables for the upcoming iPhone 6 have recently appeared on the Internet. What is interesting about these flex cables is that they are separated. This indicates that the guys from Cupertino may indeed relocate the volume button, as it was rumored earlier. In case you don’t know, some Asian insiders claim that the power button will be placed to the right hand side of the smartphone.