Monthly Archives: "July 2014"

MacRumors is reporting that Apple is set to launch their iPhone 6 on Tuesday, October 14th based on information from a source within Apple Retail Store. “The source notes that a senior Store Leader mentioned October 14th as being an “immense” day for Apple, adding that the whole month of October would be very busy for stores and the company itself,” Richard Padilla writes for MacRumors. “Apple is also said to planning a media event for Tuesday, September 16, coming a month ahead of the device’s launch.” A month between theRead More
Recently I got a very pleasant, but short-lived surprise when Apple’s iTunes Radio, a music streaming service, popped up on my iPad mini. Apple announced iTunes Radio way back  in June of 2013 to compete with the likes of Spotify and Pandora. The service subsequently went live in the US in September 2013 and in February 2014 in Australia. In the meantime, the rest of the world is anxiously waiting for this much anticipated service from Apple. Nevertheless, the Cupertino-based company recent acquisition of Beats Electronic and Beats Music just makeRead More
Bloomberg has reported that Ford is about to issue iPhones to 3,300 employees by the end of the year, replacing the Blackberry smartphones currently used by the company in the process In an interview with Bloomberg, Sara Tatchio, a Ford spokeswoman stated that 6,000 more employees will receive iPhones over the next two years, replacing flip phones. Ford is also has a job listing where the successful applicant will be charged with the “global deployment of corporate iPhones,” “We are going to get everyone on iPhones,” Tatchio said. “It meetsRead More
According to a new report from LEDinside, a research subdivision of market-researchRead More
Two days ago we published purported images of the iPhone 6 printed circuit board (PCB). Today, French website – NowhereElse has published more photos of the alleged iPhone 6 PCB. According to the report, these new iPhone 6 PCB images revealed that the serial number format is consistent with those of previous iPhone models but has a different numbers compared to the iPhone 5s. This suggests that these boards are indeed internal components of the next generation iPhone. “Although the components that will eventually settle on the circuit still missing, theRead More
NowhereElse has published photos of the purported iPhone 6 circuit board of the next generation iPhone – iPhone 6. “Although its design is essentially identical to that of PCB found in previous generations of iPhone, this new model is nevertheless differs in some points,” Steve Hemmerstoffer reports for “It will be noted for example that the bracket to the top of this piece is much longer than usual, or that the location of some components such as the processor differs from one generation to another. Significant changes in internal designRead More
According to a new report from Chinese media outlet UDN (via GforGames), Apple’s rumored 5.5-inch iPhone, next generation iPad mini and iPad Air will enter mass production this September with a launch expected sometime in October. The 4.7-inch iPhone is now in mass production following initially production issue and should be available for a September launch, according to the report. DigiTimes, a Taiwan-based news outlet, recently reported that Apple is withholding the launch of the 5.5-inch iPhone to avoid competition with their 4.7-inch version as was the case with the iPhone 5sRead More
According to a new report from Digitimes, Apple is expected to become the largest client for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). The Taiwan-based foundry house is reportedly in the process of ramping up production of A8 processors for the next-generation iOS devices and is likely to receive an order from Apple to produce the A9 CPUs in 2015. According to the report:Read More

Posted On July 23, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Here Are Major iPhone 6 Body Parts Leaked For Far

In a new report, Apple centric blog 9to5 Mac  announced that Apple is “tentatively” planning a keynote address in mid September to kick start the unveiling of a slew of new products, among these will be the iPhone 6, according to their sources. “These people say that the second and third weeks of September are the mostly likely weeks for the event to be held, but they add that manufacturing uncertainties could alter the event’s timeframe,” Mark Gurman writes for 9to5 Mac. “A decision has not been finalized, and sources madeRead More
According to a new patent granted to Apple by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) Apple has invented a wrist-worn wearable device with augmented strap capabilities, support for arm and wrist gestures, advanced proximity-sensing circuitry and much more. Apple filed for the patent on 20 July 2011 (for those that thinks Apple is copying others) and lists Golko; Albert J., Schmidt; Mathias W. and Alvarez; Felix as inventors. The patent describes a device referred to as “iTime that fits on the wrist and connects with other portables like iPhones and iPads, computers,Read More
According to a new report from Uswitch (via MacRumors) the new Apple logo opening in the rear shell of the iPhone 6 will light up to notify owners of incoming messages among other things. Uswitch came to this conclusion by examining the rear shell of the purported next generation iPhone to the iPhone 5s, which has the logo stamped on the rear shell. Uswitch: SourceRead More
Over a week ago, Marques Brownlee released an iPhone 6  torture test video where he tried scratching the display of the purported iPhone 6 display with a knife and key with no success. In a new video, Marques Brownlee got more technical and explains exactly the knife and key were ineffective and used two different types of sandpaper to scratch the display. According to Brownlee, the Mohs scale of mineral hardness rates mineral hardness from 1-10. The iPhone 5s’ Gorilla Glass display is rated at 6.8 and the iPhone 5s TouchRead More