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iWatch Patent
According to a new report from Chinese website – Chosun, Apple smartwatch, dubbed iWatch, will reportedly come with a flexible display according to industry sources. The rumored “iWatch” will be equipped with a plastic OLED monitor that can be bent, the report said. Apple is reportedly testing three different iWatch models. These include:  a 1.3-inch, 1.4-inch and 1.5-inch prototype. “A prototype of the 1.5-inch has already been made,” the source said. In February Bloomberg reported that Apple has a team of about 100 product designers working on a wristwatch-like device that may perform some of the tasksRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Apple Is Doom Because… 1.0

Apple Is Doom Because.. 1.0 Here we have another Apple is doom article. This time the reason given for Apple’s demise is Samsung. [quote cite=”Ashraf Eassa” url=”http://m.fool.com/investing/general/2013/09/27/apple-has-a-samsung-problem”] Apple’s products are excellent and are best-of-class at the high end, but the writing is on the wall for the high end: It’s stagnant at best and set to decline at worst. Samsung may not bring a truly innovative device in the same way that Apple’s laser-focused engineers are able to in their yearly product launches, but it can sure flood the marketRead More

Posted On September 27, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

BCG: Apple Is Still The Most Innovative Company In The World

According to a new report from the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG), Apple has retained the crowned as the most innovative company in the world in 2013. In its new report, The Most Innovative Companies 2013: Lessons from Leaders, BCG reveals the 50 companies that this year’s sample of over 1,500 international executives ranked as the most innovative. According to BCG findings: • Apple has been number one every year since 2005. • Google, which ranked number two from 2006 to 2012, placed third this year. • Samsung has been risingRead More
According to a new report from Fairfax Media  (via SMH), Apple’s controlling nature extends to the type of content distributors of Apple products can use when advertising their products. “Apple has a set of  guidelines cover promotional requirements in all media platforms, from digital to print, and dictate that all advertising must be approved in advance,” the report said. The guideline is reportedly a dozen pages and provides distributors with detailed explanation and examples of what they can and cannot do. Apple banned the use of the following words in frontRead More
I got up early this morning and thought it would be a good idea to pop down to my local Apple Store. All things being equal, I could get lucky and bag myself an iPhone 5s (Gold). I got to my store at about 30 minutes before opening time and suffice it to say, that was too late. Here are some of the key takeaways from my experience: The folks at Samsung need to do another advert, people are still lining up for the iPhone. Somehow the memo didn’t getRead More

Posted On September 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple Asks Developers to Submit 64-bit Compatible Apps

Macrumors is reporting that Apple is asking iOS developer to submit 64-bit apps to take advantage of the power of the iPhone 5s all new A7 processor on the company’s developer site today. Apple went on to explain that sometime next month they will allow developers to create a single app binary that supports 32-bit on iOS 6, as well as 32-bit and 64-bit iOS 7. According to the website: You can submit 64-bit apps for iOS 7 today that take advantage of the power of iPhone 5s. Xcode can build your appRead More
The Transition to 64-Bit in iOS is Laying the Foundation for Apple’s iTV Since the launch of the iPhone, the 64-bit architecture has been one of the most talked about and the only surprising feature of the iPhone 5s. The general consensus was that Apple is implementing the 64-bit architecture to give them more flexibility to build ARM-based PC and perhaps converge iOS and the OS X systems in the future. In his piece for CNET,  Stephen Shankland provided three reasons why Apple may have implemented the 64-bit architecture in the iPhone 5s.Read More
Jefferies Analysts Cut Apple’s Stock Price to $425; Report that the Yield of Touch ID Sensor is “Terrible”   According to a new report from Value walk, Jefferies analysts have cut Apple’s stock price from $450 to $425 per share on the back of fears that iPhone 5s availability will be constrained at launch. Apple stock price closed at $464.90 on Friday. The stock has seen a huge downturn from highs of $507 after unveiling their new iPhone. “Jefferies analysts were prompted to cut their price target for the shares of Apple Inc after conducting channelRead More
iPhone 5c
Here is Why the iPhone 5c is Going to Cost You US$550 And Not $350-400 as Expected Like many of you, I was surprised at the price tag of the iPhone 5c. I was sure Apple needed to make a play for the low to medium smartphone market or faced being disrupted by cheaper smartphones from other companies. Especially in crucial markets such as China and India. In my piece, The Church of Profit Share vs the Church of Market Share, I said it was it was time Apple stop focusing on profit shareRead More

Posted On September 9, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

New Clearer Video of iPhone 5C Running iOS 7

New Clearer Video of iPhone 5C Running iOS 7 Recently we posted a very obscured video of the iPhone 5C. Today our colleagues at C Technology, has posted a much clearer video showing the iPhone 5C running a version of iOS 7. In the new video, the users unlocked the iPhone, scrolled a few pages on the Home screen and played around in Safari. Must Read Apple’s NFC Fingerprint Scanner and the Patent that will Stop Others from Copying It Official iPhone 5S Manual Confirms Fingerprint / Touch ID Sensor inRead More
iPhone 5S Specification Documents Show 8-Megapixel Camera and A7 Processor When it comes to leaks of upcoming Apple products, not many media outlets do it better than the folks at C Technology. And today’s leak is a scorcher! Yesterday C Technology promised that they were about to post new information about Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5S on they Weibo account, and boy, have they delivered. Must Read Apple’s NFC Fingerprint Scanner and the Patent that will Stop Others from Copying It First Photo of the iPhone 5S Suggest it has Passed 3C Certification;Read More

Posted On September 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

New Photos of iPhone 5C Internal Parts

Show us the iPhones already! I’m sure this is exactly what many of us are saying at this moment. However, it looks like we’ll have to wait a few more days. In the meantime, we have new purported images of the iPhone 5C logic board. The iPhone 5C logic board looks similar to that of the reveal it to be extremely similar to the iPhone 5S logic board. Its also reported that the attachment points on the logic board matches the layout for screws on the back enclosure of the iPhoneRead More