With all the rumors regarding a cheaper iPhone arising, it’s good to have Apple’s view on things. Shanghai Evening News has published an interview with marketing chief Phil Schiller, while he and CEO Tim Cook are on their trip to China. The report, which The Next Web has translated (originally from Macerkopf.de) the report, and [...]
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AFP is reporting claims from the Commercial Times, which indicate that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to begin a trial production of the A6X chip. Is this for iPhone 5S? The chip is not a new one, as it is already in use in the fourth-generation iPad, introduced in October.
Multiple colors to pick from for your iPhone? Sure, according to the report from Jeffries analyst Peter Misek. He claims that the next-generation iPhone will launch is 6-8 colors. What do you think about this possibility? Now, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has followed up with a report with similar information, and the addition of [...]
With the iPhone 5, Apple switched to new in-cell technology for it’s display, but it looks like it may replacing that technology as soon as the iPhone 5S. The China Times reports that Apple is researching “Touch on Display” technology to incorporate into the new touch panels on the next iPhone. The iPhone 5 in-cell technology has [...]
Initially, TechCrunch reported that Apple was interested in purchasing social turn-by-turn navigation company: Waze. The report suggested Apple was offering about $400 million plus an additional $100 million in incentive, but that Waze was holding out. TechCrunch’s MG Siegler is now reporting that there is no deal in sight for the time being.
Stirring the rumor pot, DigiTimes is reporting that contrary to belief that Apple will be moving the Mac Pro to U.S production, it will instead be the Mac mini. The report states that Foxconn already has about 15 operating bases in the U.S, and plans to recruit workers in 2013 for new automated production lines.
Apple and Intel may be working together on a Bluetooth-enabled smart watch, according to a report from Chinese site TGBus. The watch, according to the report, would launch in the first half of next year. It would include a 1.5-inch OLED display from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay, and perhaps use Siri for greater integration with the iPhone.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is working a “stand apart” phone to compete with the iPhone, through the Motorola Mobility unit it recently acquired. Is this finally a REAL iPhone killer? We shall see! The “X Phone” project is led by a former Google product manager: Lior Ron. Some of the ambitious features could [...]
The rumor mill won’t stop talking about an Apple television set. The comments made by Apple CEO Tim Cook on his Rock Center interview last week haven’t exactly helped calm the fire. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting Apple does have test designs for a television set, but that they are just prototypes, not [...]