Today, following the release of iOS 6.1.2 exactly one month ago on February 19th, Apple has issued iOS 6.1.3 to the public. The new firmware is available for all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models that can upgrade to iOS 6 or later. iOS 6.1.3 offers minor improvements and bug fixes, including a remedy for […]
With Apple expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone sometime within the late-summer to fall timeframe, there’s no shortage of rumors related to the upcoming iPhone. Today, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reiterates reports of Apple launching a low-cost iPhone alongside full-cost models this year. Featuring the same 4-inch Retina display as the iPhone 5 and […]
Yesterday evening, Apple published two new advertisements for the iPhone 5 on their official YouTube channel. Last night’s ads, dubbed “Discover” and “Brilliant” highlight and demonstrate a handful of the over 700,000 apps available on Apple’s App Store.
According to a report from China Times today, a Taiwanese chip contractor by the name of Chipbond has apparently been selected to produce a number of components for the forthcoming iPhone 5S, including chips for a fingerprint scanner and NFC (near field communication) functionality. The article also purposes that the alleged fingerprint scanner will also […]
According to Digitimes, both Apple and Samsung are planning to unveil wireless charging solutions for their “flagship” smartphones within 2013. While Digitimes’ “industry sources” claim that Samsung will most definitely utilize Qi inductive charging technology (the current inductive power standard), Apple is allegedly developing their own proprietary wireless charging technology.
Today, Reuters published a new article, reporting that Intel’s plans to manufacture chips for other companies may include Apple as a future customer for their A-series iPhone, iPod touch and iPad SOCs (system on a chip). Currently, Apple is heavily reliant on their nemesis (Samsung) when it comes to processors for their post-PC iOS devices.
According to a recent report from the Japanese blog Macotakara, Foxconn is preparing to ramp up production on the rumored forthcoming iPhone 5S, which can be manufactured using the same production lines as the current iPhone 5. The blog report also suggests that while Japan’s main cellular provider – NTT DoCoMo – doesn’t carry iPhones […]
Yesterday, following Bloomberg’s report last month that suggested Apple has a dedicated team of approximately 100 employees focused on a post-PC smartwatch, a new article from the same news outlet claims that Apple may be gearing up to release such a device as early as this year.