News tagged ‘iPhone 5’
Apple on Monday officially released iOS 7.1. The update contains a number of new features like CarPlay, for instance, serious security improvements as well as Touch ID and Siri enhancements. This update comes nearly 6 months after the original iOS 7 release last fall.
According to the representatives of United Airlines, in-flight movies and TV will be streamed for free for the users of iOS devices starting in April.
A new concept of the new 4.7-inch iPhone Air was released by Sam Beckett. Let's have a look at the designer's idea of the coming iPhone.
The phone is only 8% larger than the existing iPhone 5S, this increase is to accommodate the larger screen. Some extra space could be potentially utilised by reducing the width of the side bezels and by also slimming down the top and bottom of the phone frame too. The depth of the iPhone Air is 7mm, coming in 0.6mm smaller than it's predecessor. This modest reduction in the device depth and larger increase in the width and height could help create a bigger space for the battery and other components.
A well-known concept designer from the Netherlands named Joseph Farahi has recently come up with a new iPhone 6C concept. The device looks very similar to the current iPhone 5C, but, according to the author, features a larger 4.7-inch display and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
Two images have recently leaked online that show a bezel-less iPhone 6 front panel, Nowhereelse reports. The photos have been spotted on a Chinese website Sina Weibo, however, now they seem to be deleted.
The company from Cupertino revealed how its Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the so-called "Secure Enclave" work. Both systems (which work as a one whole) were first introduced with the iPhone 5s release and both ensure the security of the information stored in your device’s memory.
A new iOS bug has been recently found that allows malicious apps to monitor and log user’s touch inputs and button pressings. Such apps are capable of running in background and sending sensitive data to remote servers. That is why you should carefully choose, which apps to install and which not.
Another iPhone caught fire due to faulty battery, which suddenly exploded. This time it’s iPhone 5s. It is not the first time when Apple’s handset bursts into flames, however, looks like this time nobody got any injuries.
Apple’s market share on Chinese market grew one percent in the last quarter. Now the company from Cupertino takes about 7% of smartphone sales in the country, AppleInsider reports. However, I should say that these figures do not include China Mobile iPhone sales.
@somospostpc has published an interesting comparison list of the percentage of screen versus bezel for smartphones.
According to the latest report from LEDinside, Apple’s iPhone 6 will become slightly lighter, even though it will boast a larger display. The guys from Cupertino will probably use a new lighter frame for the next-gen handset and thinner LED backlights.
According to South China Morning Post recent report, the company from Cupertino will indeed release two iPhone 6 models in 2014. One will feature a 4.7-inch and the other - 5.5-inch sapphire display. These screens will get a pixel density of 441 ppi and this is a noticeable improvement, I must admit, since the current iPhone 5s boasts “only” 326 pixels per inch. Both handsets are expected to be unveiled no sooner than in September.
Developers can download iOS 7.1 Beta 5
You can update to iOS 7 without a registered iPhone UDID. Tutorial is here.
Download links for iOS 7.1 Beta 5:
Update: Links are removed since they are no longer useful.
Another iPhone 6 concept appeared on the Internet. On the video below, you can take a look at what seems to be incredibly similar to the next-generation Apple’s smartphone.
A concept presented by Ciccarese Design compares the 4-inch iPhone 5s and the rumored 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6.
If the rumors about a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 right, we should wonder what their screen resolution will be. KDB Daewoo Securities believes it will be of 1920x1080 and 2272x1280. Display Search, on the other hand, predicts the screen resolutions of 1600x900 and 1920x1080.
You can enjoy the concept comparison below.