Apple is widely expected to unveil iOS 5 during WWDC 2011 and the latest rumor to hit the web is that iPhone 3GS will not support the upcoming software update for iOS devices. If we consider Apple’s software update release cycle the company tends to support and release the latest updates for the current gen model and the previous one. … Read More
According to DigiTimes Apple Inc. is looking to adopt a “curved cover glass” for the next generation iPhone 5 / 4S. The same sources have also reported that Apple has purchased 200-300 glass cutting machines to be used by glass makers. The glass cutting machines would be used in order to create the specific curved glass rumoured to be used … Read More
One of Foxconn’s manufacturing plant located in Chengdu, China caught fire due to an explosion on Friday. According to MIC Gadget the explosion happened in the “operating room” and this particular building is reportedly part of iPad 2 assembly line. Apple Inc. responded to All Things Digital’s request for a comment on the situation and issued a statement: We are … Read More
Apple’s Verizon iPhone 4 and iPad 2 features Qualcomm MDM6600 chip which is capable of supporting both GSM and CDMA technology. This has lead to speculation and discussion about Apple’s next gen smartphone (iPhone 5 / 4S) being a ‘world phone’. Verizon Wireless’ CFO Fran Shammo during an investor conference call last month noted that the fifth gen iPhone will … Read More
Apple’s camera sensor supplier, OmniVision Technologies, today announced that they are releasing a new 5-megapixel sensor that could lead to thinner mobile devices while also offering the ability to shoot video at 1080p. While it has been rumored that Apple will be releasing iPhone 5 / 4S with an 8 megapixel camera, it makes much more sense for Apple to go … Read More
Earlier today, Apple posted a job posting for a “Carrier Engineer”. As noticed by, Stop It, AT&T, Apple posted the Job posting and was looking for someone in the Kansas City, Missouri area to work with carriers on technical issues. The job listing has since then been removed from Apple’s Job site, either because the requirement was filled or because … Read More
The next gen iPhone will be called the “iPhone 4S”, says Jefferies analyst, Peter Misek. This bold claim comes after months of speculation that the next iPhone would be called the iPhone 5. Misek also claims that the iPhone 4S will, “include minor cosmetic changes, better cameras, A5 dual-core processor, and HSPA+ support.” Misek’s assertion about the iPhone may just … Read More
Facebook users have been plagued with links that claim to have exclusive shots of a new “iPhone 5”. While it is unclear who is posting these links, it is evident that they are spam. It may show up as a link to a post on a Facebook user’s profile page. When clicked, it opens up a new page and loads … Read More
Components said to be from Apple’s iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web today. Published by Italian weblog iPhoneItalia, these components are said to be part of the upcoming device’s speaker and home screen button, and tell us a little bit about what the fifth-generation iPhone will be like. Firstly, the fact that home button components for this device exist … Read More
New photos published by M.I.C. Gadget today reveal a white iPhone 4 with a slightly larger display, which many are already dubbing the ‘iPhone 4S’ or ‘iPhone 5’; the next generation iPhone which will feature Apple’s A5 processor – the dual-core chip that recently debuted in the iPad 2. Despite its larger display, the iPhone in the pictures is no … Read More
Reuters is reporting a rumor that the next Apple iPhone, the iPhone 5, is due to start production in July this year, and begin shipping in September. Some reports have suggested that we might not even see an iPhone 5 this year, and it would at best be late. This rumor seems to indicate that Apple will be putting the … Read More
A new analyst report from Avian Securities today cites a component supplier in the iPhone 5 supply chain who claims production of the fifth generation iPhone will begin this September. In a note to investors, Avian revealed Apple’s plans to start production towards the end of this year, and noted that the information was “consistent” with other recent evidence that … Read More
Apple has an obsession with obtaining the best possible performance, both in terms of power usage and quality, out of existing technology. Sometimes this tends to leave some observers of their products disappointed in the raw details on their spec sheets. For instance, recently, some tech. pundits were initially disappointed when Apple did not jump on the OLED bandwagon with … Read More
The word on the street of late has been the Apple’s next iPhone might not be putting in an appearance this year at all with a release pencilled in for early 2012. New reports coming out of Korea however point to a release as early as the end of June.
In news that can only be described as odd, 9to5Mac claims that the iPhone 5 could come complete with an 8 megapixel camera manufactured by Japanese giant Sony.