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.
Recently, a Japanese blog by the name of Macotakara published a report suggesting that Apple does indeed have plans for a low-cost iPhone, but that they’ve been pushed back to 2014. According to past rumors, if and when such a device is released, it will feature a polycarbonate backing. Although some may question the practicality […]
According to a new article from Bloomberg that cites “two people familiar with the company’s plans”, Apple reportedly has a team of 100 product designers developing an advanced post-PC smart watch. While The New York Times had previously suggested that Apple was only “experimenting” with a smart watch featuring curved glass, Bloomberg believes that such […]
Recently, Brightwire publicized a new report from the Chinese media that claims Apple is allegedly scheduled to launch both the iPhone 5S and an 5-inch display iPhone 6 later this year.