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Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for "Electronic devices with sidewall displays", which means that the guys from Cupertino are planning to place a kind of flexible display around the sidewalls of their future handsets.
According to the latest report from Economic Daily News, Apple may release its long-anticipated iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch display in August, not in September as it was reported earlier. Moreover, the 5.5-inch handset will come in September. The company from Cupertino is expected to ship as many as 80 million iPhone 6 units this year.
A new interesting and useful tweak has recently appeared on Cydia. This tweak is called SlideUP2Unlock and it is of those tweaks that allow you to change the way you unlock your iPhone.
According to the latest rumors, Apple's next generation iPhone with a 4.7-inch screen may become as thin as the current iPod touch. In case you don't know, this device is only 6.1mm thick. Just for you to compare: iPhone 5s is 7.6mm thick.
Below you may take a look at the video published to YouTube by Unbox Therapy, in which the alleged iPhone 6 case we've already heard about is compared to a 2012 iPod touch.
A new iOS 7 tweak has been recently released by the guy nicknamed drewsdunne. The tweak is called TapToUnlock7 and it allows you to get rid of the 'Slide to Unlock' feature and use a customizable button instead. Well, those who for some reason don't like Apple's native unlocking system will be fond of the new tweak, I guess.
It's Sunday today, so let's take a look at the list of most popular posts of the last seven days.
As to the most interesting news and rumors, this time they deal mostly with the upcoming iPhone 6 and iOS 8. Both are expected to debut this fall.
According to the rumors, which appeared on the Internet earlier today, Apple's next-gen iPhone will look slightly different from the current model. Well, of course, it will feature a larger sapphire-covered display, but this is not the thing I'd like to mention in this post.
iPhone 6 will get a new shape. I'm now talking about the curved screen and the edges of the device.
So far, we have seen several different cases for the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. In a video below we can see one of such cases compared to Apple's iPhone 5s, Google's Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3. The video has been uploaded to YouTube by a user nicknamed Unbox Therapy.
According to the latest patent filings published on Thursday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is planning to develop a new device-unlocking system. This system will allow users to unlock their iOS devices by connecting a set of illuminated dots, so that drawing a custom pattern on the screen of the device. The patent applications are entitled 'Gesture entry techniques'. There're two filings that deal with the new technology, not one, which a bit strange, I guess.
A new tweak for those who like texting friends has recently appeared on Cydia. It is called Auki. The tweak allows to compose new and reply to messages you get within few taps on the screen.
To create a new message, all you need is to swipe down the screen. To answer a message, you need to tap on the newly added "Reply" button. Nothing more. That's all thanks to the Quick Compose and Quick Reply modes. Take a look at the video showing how Auki works.
Some new photos showing alleged schematics and the molds for the upcoming iPhone 6 have recently appeared on the Internet. The images have been first spotted on a Chinese social network Weibo, so I honestly don't know if we can trust them or not. Anyway, let's take a look at the leaked schematics and production tools.
According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release a lot of new products in Q3. These products include updated iPad Air and iPad mini, iWatch that is said to come in two sizes, iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch screen, revamped Apple TV and a 12-inch MacBook. Apart from that, before holidays we shall see a 5.5-inch iPhone.
According to the latest report first published by Taiwanese newspaper called Industrial and Commercial Times, Apple will begin the mass production of its long-anticipated 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in July. As to the model with 5.5-inch display, the guys from Cupertino plan to start assembling it a bit later, in September.
According to a leaked document from the Apple vs Samsung trial, early iPhone 5 buyers already wanted larger display, improved battery life and better Maps app.
Apple has reportedly began testing 65-inch OLED panels for the upcoming iTV. These panels seem to be manufactured by an unknown Korean firm, IBK Securities reports.
Apple was expected to release its long-anticipated television in the second half of 2014, however, it appears that the guys from Cupertino aren't yet ready to start the mass production of the device.