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As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino will officially unveil their next-generation iPhone 6 on Tuesday, September 9th. Moreover, several sources claim that tomorrow Apple will announce the long-anticipated iWatch. I honestly don't know if we can believe these rumors or not, but anyway, it would be interesting to take a look at such a device.
The week has nearly come to an end, which means it is time to talk about the most popular posts of the past seven days.
According to he latest report from The Information, Apple's long-anticipated iWatch may get a pretty weak battery. As noted by the author of the report, who is Jessica Lessin, even Apple employees close to the development of a wearable device "set low expectations" for its battery life.
As noted in the latest report from The New York Times, Apple's long-anticipated iWatch will boast of flexible screen and wireless charging. The display of the wearable device will get a sapphire cover. Moreover, the same report suggests that the upcoming iPhone 6 will offer its users a one-hand mode. The reporters cite supply chain insiders, or, how they call them, "people knowledgeable about the product".
According to the latest report from Re/code, the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to set a price tag for the upcoming iWatch at about $400. It should be noted, however, that there will be iWatch models with lower and higher prices. The cost of the long-anticipated wearable device will reportedly depend on the size of its display and hardware differences.
According to the images showing an assembled logic board from the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 shared by Feld & Volk and a well-known analyst Sonny Dickson, the new A8 processor may indeed get 1GB of RAM. The photos once again prove the rumor, which surfaced on the Internet earlier this month. Nevertheless, keep in mind that the legitimacy of the images haven’t yet been confirmed by the guys from Cupertino.
Several new rumors have recently appeared online, which deal with the new A8 chip that is expected to be added to the iPhone 6. According to these rumors, the processor will remain dual-core, however, it will feature a speed of 2.0 GHz or even more. Making a processor for the new flagship dual-core and not quad-core is rather a strange step. Nevertheless, we all know that even such a weak at the first glance SoC copes with the required tasks better than the chips with multiple cores found inside of the rivals' smartphones.
According to what has been recently shared by a Weibo user nicknamed GeekBar, Apple’s iPhone 6 will get only 1GB of RAM. This is the same amount of RAM as can be found inside of the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. If the leaked schematics are indeed for the upcoming 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch iPhone 6, we may assume that in terms of the amount of RAM, Apple’s next-generation smartphone will be weaker than the existing flagship devices of the rival vendors, which already have 2GB of RAM on board.
New photos from Dianxinshouji suggest that Apple may ship its next-generation 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones with brand new Lightning cables that feature reversible USB connectors. Looks like the guys from Cupertino managed to solve the problem with a cable, which never fits the USB slot from the first time. And that’s another reason to buy an iPhone 6 this fall.
To be honest, I have already got tired of writing about the leaked parts for the next-generation iPhone. Nevertheless, I have to tell you that today several new images appeared online that show us the front panel and a display assembly for the 4.7-inch handset. We can also take a look at new Power and Mute buttons. The photos were shared by a firm called Feld & Volk and I must admit that they look legitimate.
According to the latest predictions from a well-known and usually reliable Daring Fireball’s analyst John Gruber, the guys from Cupertino may show us the long-anticipated iWatch as soon as in September and not in December, as it was reported earlier.
As you probably know, Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature a new A8 processor manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. According to what the Wall Street Journal reporters write, Apple’s collaboration with TSMC is hurting Apple’s main market rival Samsung, which used to produce processors for the previous generations of the iPhone and iPad.
As it was expected, President Obama has signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act. The legislation, which successfully passed the US House of Representatives and the US Senate earlier this year, makes it legal for any user to unlock any smartphone purchased on the territory of the USA.
Apple has seeded the very first beta of its OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to registered developers for testing. At first glance, it seems as if the new version of the operating system for Mac contains nothing new apart from the usual bug fixes, stability and performance improvements. To be honest, there’s indeed nothing new.
Several new images appeared online that show two bare logic boards for Apple’s 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models. Last week a photo surfaced on the Internet, which showed an identical detail for only a 4.7-inch model.