Monthly Archives: "May 2014"

Posted On May 31, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Has Apple Accidentally Revealed The iPhone 6?

According to a new report from French website NowhereElse, the Cupertino-based company has accidentally revealed a video of their next generation iPhone. The video reportedly captured from the conference room of the Moscone Center in San Francisco during preparation of the main event on 2nd June shows  a blurry image of the an iPhone. Based of the images, Steve Hemmerstoffer of NowhereElse reckons we are probably looking at the iPhone 6. Read More
According to Sonny Dickson, renowned Apple insider, the Cupertino-based company has doubled down on leaks of the next generation iPhone by hiring about 200 security officers. “Apple had asked Chinese authorities to catch those who are trying to leak i6,” Dickson posted on his Twitter account on Thursday night. “There are about 200 security officers trying to catch those who dare to sell i6 accessories.” There are about 200 security officers trying to catch those who dare to sell i6 accessories. — Sonny Dickson (@SonnyDickson) May 30, 2014 Sonny Dickson has been a prolificRead More
Apple has officially announced that they have agreed to acquire Beats Music, Beats Electronics and as part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple. The press release states that Apple will be purchasing both companies for a total of $3 billion, consisting of a purchase price of approximately $2.6 billion and $400 million that will vest over time. Many believe that this deal is not the right fit for Apple but Apple’s CEO Tim Cook begs to differ. In an interview with Recode, thisRead More
In a research note to investor,  Rosenblatt Securities Analyst, Brian Blair reported that Apple’s rumored iWatch is to have a circular face similar to the Motorola like the Motorola Android Wear device – Moto 360. Many are expecting a curved rectangle display as seen on the Samsung Gear Fit. In addition, the Brian Blair expects production of the iWatch to start July/August and will come in several models. Blair also highlighted that Apple is likely to make 18-21 million iWatches in the second half of the year. Read more Image Credit: Alusk MacielRead More
According to a new report from German website – ApfelPage (via BGR) Deutsche Telekom Call center staff is contacting customers and telling them that the iPhone 6 will launch on September 19.  The iPhone 6 will reportedly be available on this date in Deutsche Telekom stores and also from Apple, the report claims. Germany is one of the first countries to receive new iPhones on launch date which suggest that the iPhone will be available in September instead of the rumored August release date. In other news, Apple has posted more informationRead More
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The latest report from renowned Weibo user –  @Old Yao suggests that the trial production of the iPhone 6 will end this month and the official mass production of the device will start next month for an August release date. This supports an earlier report by Reuters (via Economic Daily News) that  Apple Inc will unveil its next generation iPhone in August. The Reuters report suggests that the 4.7-inch will land in August this year with the 5.5-inch version launching sometime in September. However, this new report did not specify the timeRead More

Posted On May 24, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Editorials

Sizing Up The iPhone 6; How Big Will It Be?

Here are new photos of the an iPhone 6 dummy posted recently on Weibo. The photos illustrate the expected dimensions of the iPhone 6. Based on the post, the iPhone 6 is expected to sport a 4.7 inch display, 7mm thick, 137.5mm long and 67mm in width.Read More

Posted On May 23, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Alleged iPhone 6 Backlight Panel Surfaces

French Tech blog NowhereElse has published a new photo of the backlight panel destined for the next generation iPhone. The posted explained that despite not being 100% sure of the legitimacy of the photo, it’s very likely that we are looking at the real deal. According to the blog post: Source   SourceRead More

Posted On May 22, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

iPhone 6 Dummy Compared With Previous Versions

Renowned  Apple aficionado Sonny Dickson has released a set of photos comparing the iPhone 6 dummy with previous version of the iPhone. The iPhone 6 is set to be the first iPhone to feature a display that is greater than 4″ diagonally. Top features expected in the iPhone 6 include: iPhone 6 Release date: September 2014 iPhone 6 Screen sizes: 4.7- to 5.5-inches (or both) Up to 128GB internal storage Better camera New iOS 8 operating system Heart rate EarPods NFC chip Faster A8 processor Wireless charging Will work withRead More
iPad Air
Apple recent quarter was great in many aspect except for the lower than expected iPad sells. The company sold 16.35 million tablets, missing analysts’ estimate of 9.7 million units. Many speculated that this is the beginning of the inevitable decline in Apple’s tablet business for various reasons. Writing for the  BetaNews, Robert X. Cringely pointed out that the lower number could be attributed to the excellent built quality of the device which increases the replacement cycle time of the product. Robert X. Cringely went on to explain how his kids run theirRead More
Reports suggesting that Apple and Samsung could soon reach an agreement to end their long-running patent war couldn’t be further from the truth based on courtroom battle. Apple has filed objection to comments made by Samsung’s lead attorney John Quinn has not gone down well with Apple’s legal team. According to the Verge, Apple’s law firm WilmerHale expressed reservations about spending more time discussing settlement options based on those interviews. Apple had to say in a statement submitted to the courts: SourceRead More