Monthly Archives: "August 2014"

With the big day scheduled for September, leaks of the iPhone 6 parts are coming thick and fast. One company claimed to have enough iPhone 6 parts to build a working prototype of the device. Today, French tech blog – has published more images of the purported rear shell of the iPhone 6. And for many of us, the unsightly antenna bands on the shell of the device is still there. It’s hard to believe Jony Ive and Co. will actually sign off something that looks like this, butRead More

Posted On August 29, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

New Purported Video Of The First Working iPhone 6

Feld & Volk (via MacRumor) has published a new purported video of the first working iPhone 6 built from leaked part. The video shows the device booting to a blacking screen and requesting that the user connect to iTunes. “Feld & Volk says it has been able to piece together this iPhone from various components it has obtained as part of its effort to build its own luxury version of the iPhone 6 for its customers, and remarkably enough, the device is at least capable of turning on,” Eric Slivka reportsRead More
Apple’s iWallet mobile payment system has been in the making for a number years and according the latest report from Wired, Apple is set to their mobile payment platform with the iPhone 6. Apple has purposely avoided jumping on the Near Field Communication (NFC) bandwagon preferring to wait for the technology to mature. According to Wired: I believe that the use of NFC in for mobile payment in the iPhone 6 will be in addition to other solution such as iBeacon which will spearhead the mobile payment revolution. Update: Now John GruberRead More
Re/code is now claiming that not only is Apple set to unveil new iPhones on September 9, the company is about unveil their long rumored iWatch device. According to the report, the device will sport Apple’s HealthKit health and fitness platform. Looks like all the rumours of the iWatch being delayed until 2015 might just be wrong. Read moreRead More
French tech blog NowhereElse has exclusively revealed a new photo of the iPhone 6 manual which appears to confirm a September 9 unveiling date. According to the report, the image was sent by a reliable source in China. From the report: Earlier this month, Re/Code exclusively reported that Apple is set to hold a special event to unveil the iPhone 6. Read moreRead More

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

John Gruber’s Thoughts On The iPhone 6 Display

Prominent Apple blogger, John Gruber did the maths and came up with what he believes is the likely display resolution Apple will adopt for  upcoming 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones. According to Gruber: Gruber stressed that his theory is based on second hand rumours and past history rather than leaks “from people familiar with the matter.” Also of note is that John Gruber’s theoretical resolution for the 4.7-inch iPhone display contradicts a recent report from 9t5Mac which suggests that 828 x 1472, 359.34 PPI is the likely resolution of the 4.7-inchRead More
Writing for Mark Hibben highlighted Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty was very optimistic that Apple’s rumored iWatch will sell well in 2015 based on her recent not to investors. According to Mark Hibbern. Huberty expects Apple to sell at least 60 million iWatches in 2015, adding $9 billion in gross profit in the process. Key highlights from the report include: Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty has predicted that Apple could sell 60 million iWatches in the first year of production. This may be optimistic, but it’s in line with growth estimates for the wearableRead More
These alleged images of the iPhone 6 shared by iPhone vendor Feld & Volk (via MacRumors) shows the device with its front display and rear shell fully assembled. According to the report, this is the closes image yet to the real thing. Feld and Volk’s images are taken from iPhone 6 parts and depicts a device that is thinner than its predecessor and features rounded corners, repositioned power button and more. Apple is widely expected to unveil the next generation iPhone at an event on September 9th. MacRumorsRead More
According to a new report from CIOTimes, a Chinese based news agency,  the main Foxconn factory located in Zhengzhou, Shenzhen is currently gearing up to ship  the first 70 to 80 million iPhone 6. Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou has reportedly made several visits to the site to ensure operation is going smoothly, the report said. The iPhone 6 is estimated to reach a total production capacity of 120 million this year, the largest shipment in the history of the iPhone ,  according to the report. Foxconn is expected to deliver at leastRead More
Apple’s very popular and moving commercial which made its debut over the holidays last year has won at Emmy Award for the most Outstanding Commercial at the 66th Emmy Awards.  The commercial tells the story a very reserved boy spending quite a bit of time on his own during the family gathering. However, it turned out he was recording special moments of the occasion on his iPhone unknown to the others. OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL MISUNDERSTOOD Apple Park Pictures, Production Company TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Ad Agency Source via 9to5 macRead More
According to new photos published by French tech blog – NowhereEsle, Apple’s upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will feature new battery design with a capacity of  1,810 mAh, which is higher than the 1,560 mAh battery found in the iPhone 5s. Earlier today, leaked photos suggest that the larger 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6 battery will have a capacity of 2,915 mAh. This is significantly higher than the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and indicates Apple has high ambitions for this device.  Apple is widely expected to unveil these two devices at a specialRead More
According to the Financial Times, Apple has admitted to storing personal data of users in China using China Mobile servers. The Cupertino-based company reassured the public that they take the privacy of its Chinese users seriously and that all data were encrypted and were stored locally only to improve the performance of its online services. “Technology companies seek to position data centres as close to their customers as possible because shorter distances mean faster service speeds,”  the report explains. This move could also allay privacy fears by storing the data locally. AppleRead More