Apple Is Allegedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays For Rumored iWatch

2013 iWatch Release Concept

Today, in a new report, Japanese blog Macotakara highlights a pair of interesting articles in the Economic Times (a Taiwanese newspaper) that address the much-rumored Apple smart watch. The first report suggests that Apple ordered a small number of 1.5-inch OLED displays from RITEK (a subsidiary of RiTdisplay) for testing purposes.

Retina iPad Mini Display Production Expected To Begin Next Month

iPad mini 2 Retina Display

According to a new report from CNET that cites NPD DisplaySearch analysts, Retina-quality displays for Apple’s next iPad mini should enter production either next month, or sometime in July. Interestingly, previous intel from the same firm indicated that a Retina iPad mini wouldn’t be released until as early as the first quarter of 2014, before redacting their initial analysis to …

OS X 10.9 Expected To Bring ‘Power-User’ Features And Multitasking

OS X 10.9 Features

Today, in an exclusive report, 9to5Mac highlights alleged details on Apple’s forthcoming OS X update (OS 10.9) that’s expected to be unveiled alongside iOS 7 during WWDC 2013. In mentioning that the update will bring further “power-user” features, 9to5Mac notes that the next major installment to OS X is codenamed “Cabernet”.

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner May Be A Reality And The Cause Of A Delayed Release

Fingerprint Scanner iPhone 5S

With Apple’s next-generation iPhone scheduled to be unveiled sometime in the months to come, the majority of industry watchers suggest that the “iPhone 5S” will either be available sometime this summer or later this fall. However, other reports state that Apple’s iPhone 5S, in addition to their rumored low-cost iPhone and the second-generation iPad mini, will be released later than …

Alleged Low-Cost iPhone’s Plastic Rear Shell Surfaces

Cheaper iPhone 5S Leaked

Earlier this week, a case manufacturer by the name of Tactus publicized images of what was allegedly a case designed for Apple’s upcoming fifth-generation iPad. Sensibly, the case mirrored what rumors have suggested for some time, that the upcoming tablet is expected to feature a smaller, thinner and an iPad mini-esque design. Today, the same company (Tactus) posted a new image …

iPad 5 Rumored To Enter Mass Production This Summer

iPad 5 Design Release Date

According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple will allegedly begin mass production for the 5th generation iPad sometime between July and August of this year. Of course, this new report contradicts earlier rumors of Apple actually releasing the next-generation 9.7-inch iPad as early as late spring or even later this month.

iOS 7 Rumored To Bring Significant Visual UI Enhancements

Apple iOS 7 Concept

In a Branch chat yesterday, John Gruber from Daring Fireball said that according to his sources, iOS 7 is running behind schedule and the next major iOS installment will bring significant visual user interface (UI) changes. After stating that engineers have allegedly been pulled from Apple’s next Mac OS X update (10.9) Gruber went on to reiterate that iOS 7 …

Component Cuts Suggest 2013 Next-Generation Retina iPad Mini Launch

iPad mini 2 Retina Display

According to a new report from Digitimes, Apple is preparing to reduce shipments for their iPad mini tablet in the second calendar quarter of 2013. The shipment cut, as reveled by industry sources, is said to affect the total number of iPad mini’s shipped by 20% for next month, April.