News tagged ‘screen’
While Samsung claims it was Apple who started the severe rivalry a couple of years ago, it turns out it wasn't. Actually, quite on the contrary.
Back in 2012, the South Korean company issued an internal document, in which outlined "beating Apple" as the "#1 priority" for the year. Below you may take a look at the screenshot of the leaked document.
The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.
The company from Cupertino may soon acquire Renesas SP Drivers, a unit of Japan's Renesas Electronics that manufactures chips for smartphone displays. Such chips are designed specifically for small or mid-size screens; they’re capable of detecting a display's performance, energy efficiency and a number of other parameters. Renesas SP is currently one of the Apple’s suppliers.
Apple will start the mass production of the next-gen iPhone with a 4.7-inch display in May. As to the widely-rumored 5.5-inch model, it is very likely to be delayed, Reuters reports. The same source also claims that the release of the new device will take place this fall, probably in September.
Apple and its partner GT Advanced Technologies are currently planning to expand operations at the Arizona sapphire plant. Doing so, the companies hope to increase the output of the manufacturing facility. However, it is still unknown what components (aside from sapphire screens) would that ‘expanded’ factory produce.
A new useful tweak has recently appeared on Cydia. It’s called QuickPass and it is a simple tool that allows you to disable the passcode lock within just one tap in the Settings menu. If you have children who enjoy playing games on your iPhone and if you’re tired of typing in the password each time they lock the screen, this tweak is surely what you need.
As you know, Apple’s first-gen iPhone was released in 2007. The development of the device, however, began much earlier - in 2004. This is what Greg Christie, Apple senior software engineer, revealed in an interview to The Wall Street Journal a couple of days ago.
According to the latest rumors, the production of the next-gen iPhone and iPad Air will start in the second or in the third quarter of 2014. Pegatron will be responsible for assembly of both iPhones and iPads, while Foxconn will concentrate primarily on Apple’s smartphone. This is what several Chinese sources report (via
Those who got drunk at least once in their life know that it is very difficult to overcome the temptation to write someone a message. It doesn’t really important whom to text: your ex-girlfriend, boss or a close friend.
At the same time, if you’re loaded, it might be very difficult to hit the required button on the iPhone screen. As a result, an addressee often receives a misspelled message, which lacks both sense and form. What is the way out? Drunk Mode tweak for iPhone that prevents you from sending iMessages while you’re dead drunk.
Very often we have to deal with iPhone, iPad or iWatch concepts, but very rarely designers come up with their Apple TV models. Today I’d like to share with you an 'Apple TV touch' concept that was created by CURVED/labs and features a touchscreen remote.
Some leaked screenshots of the iOS 8 Healthbook app have been published on Sina Weibothat. They confirm the mockups previously made by 9to5Mac.
The source of the screeshots is thruthworthy. being the one that proved the existence of Preview, TextEdit and Tips apps.
The leaked photos are posted below. You may notice that they do look close to those of 9to5mac.
A large number of existing iPhone users may upgrade to iPhone 6 because of its larger display, claims analyst Brian Marshall of ISI Group. Apart from that, Apple’s next-generation handset may lure new users - those people who previously used Android devices.
The analyst believes that the company from Cupertino will release two iPhone 6 models, one with 4.7-inch display and one with 5.5-inch display. Apple is expected to unveil both smartphones in the second half of 2014.
A usually reliable insider named Sonny Dickson has recently revealed some specs for the upcoming iPhone 6. I really don’t know if we can trust these facts and figures, so it’s better to take them with a pinch of salt.
According to the latest reports, Apple is currently testing iOS 8 and such new apps as Healthbook, Preview and TextEdit. The screenshots showing the appropriate app icons leaked online earlier today. As to the first app, it is believed to be a fitness tracker; Preview and TextEdit are the Mac’s applications with iCloud support and slightly limited functionality (if to compare with their desktop versions).
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 may look very similar to the current iPhone 5C. This is what is written in the latest report by Mac Otakara. Apart from that, the report cites some sources, which claim that in terms of design the new handset will slightly resemble iPod nano.