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According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Apple has recently assigned Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the main supplier of the A10 chip, which is expected to be used in the iPhone 7 that will come in 2016. The rumor comes from a rather reliable Asian newspaper China Times, so it’s rather trustworthy. As noted by the same sources, the next-generation iPhone processor will be built using a 16-nanometer technology and InFO architecture. The production of the chip will reportedly start next year in March.
According to the latest report citing Apple’s supply chain sources, the iPhone 6s Plus is currently constrained because of faulty backlight modules. As noted by usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Japanese supplier Minebea has faced some manufacturing difficulties resulting in limited supply of the new handset. To resolve the problem, Apple is reportedly transferring orders to another supplier called Radiant, that is expected to see a 70-80% increase in orders in September. It appears that Radiant is more experienced in the production of backlight modules for large-screen devices.
According to the latest report from usually-reliable DigiTimes reporters, Apple has recently started the production of the new 21-inch iMac featuring new 4K Retina display with a resolution of amazing 4096 x 2304 pixels. As noted by the Taiwan-based Apple suppliers, the shipments may be equal to about 1.4-1.5 million iMac units in this quarter.
Apart from seeding OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers for testing, Apple has also released iOS 9 GM and the first iOS 9.1 beta.
At the media event devoted to new iPhones and iPads that took place on Wednesday, Apple announced that the long-awaited OS X 10.11 El Capitan will be released to users worldwide on September 30th. Apart from that, the company seeded the OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers for testing, which is an additional indication of the imminent public release of the desktop operating system.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the long-anticipated iPad Pro will feature a better processor, updated storage and a massive 12.9-inch display.
As noted by reliable insiders, Apple will equip the new tablet with a more efficient 64-bit A9X processor. The minimum amount of storage will be increased to 64GB. The iPad Pro, which is expected to be targeted at the enterprise market, will reportedly come in space gray, gold and silver colors and will have iOS 9.1 on board.
According to the latest report from the New York Times reporters, Apple is planning to make gaming the main selling point of the next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be announced later this week. Although this report is a bit surprising and controversial, it may actually be the truth. and here’s why.
According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to make the iPhone 7 as thin as the iPod touch and the iPad Air 2. In a document obtained by AppleInsider reporters Kuo suggests that the 2016 iPhone may get the thickness of 6.0mm or 6.5mm. Apart from that, the expert believes that Apple will continue using Force Touch displays in the upcoming iPhones. First smartphone, which is expected to support the technology currently used in the Apple Watch and a number of MacBook models, is the iPhone 6s.
It is Sunday today, which means it is time to discuss the most popular posts of the past seven days. It was very difficult to choose only ten articles since this week turned out to be full of events and rumors worth your attention.
According to the latest report published by the New York Times reporters, Apple is currently working on a new iPad keyboard that may become available for purchase later this year as well as on new metal finishes for the Apple Watch. Keeping in mind that new iPads may be unveiled at the September media event, the rumor about new keyboard compatible with these devices looks quite plausible. As to the new Apple Watch finishes, the latest piece of news corroborates predictions made by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this year. The expert claimed that the Apple Watch Sport may get new gold and rose color options.
Apple remains top U.S. smartphone manufacturer. According to the latest report from a research firm comScore, the market share of the company from Cupertino was equal to 44.2% during the period of three months ending in July. Such vendors as Samsung, LG, Motorola and HTC occupy the places in the top-five list.
According to the latest report from The Guardian, Apple has recently admitted that its new streaming music service called Apple Music is not stable, contains a number of bugs and needs to be improved in future. As noted by the reporters, Apple realizes that there is ‘a bit of homework to be done’. Many users from all over the world complain about the user interface of the service and various bugs crashing local music libraries.
According to the latest report from KGI analysts, the next-generation iPhone 6s will feature a 5-megapixel front camera. Moreover, the same insiders claim that the back 12-megapixel photo sensor will not have a sapphire cover lens. Quite surprisingly, sapphire failed the drop tests, that is why Apple has decided to opt for something else.
According to the latest report from John Paczkowski of BuzzFeed, the next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be unveiled at a media event devoted to the iPhone 6s and iPad mini 4 on September 9th, will get a price tag of $149 and finally boast of one great feature. This great feature is universal search that will allow users to see the search results from all possible sources in one single place.
According to the latest rumor shared by a reliable source, the Apple Watch may be released in a number of new countries including Austria, Denmark and India later this month. The rumor comes from an Austrian website called MacMania. The reporters claim the information was obtained from a reliable insider working for a large electronics chain. There are no physical Apple Stores in Austria, so a big retailer can be a the only source of information about the launches of Apple products.