Another day, another leaked photo of an iPhone 6 component. Today’s photo is what appears to be a fully assembled logic board destined for the iPhone 6.
Apple’s Phil Schiller Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge – Joins in Viral Campaign to Raise Money and Awareness For ALS
Apple’s Senior VP of Marketing, Phil Schiller, has joined the ranks of tech executives who have taken the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to join in the viral campaign to raise funds and awareness of the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Apple has released new versions of Safari to the public. The new versions, Safari 6.1.6 update for OS X Lion/Mountain Lion and Safari 7.0.6 update for OS X Mavericks, address security and WebKit issues.
New high resolution photos from Feld & Volk, vendor of luxury modified iPhones, show the best peek yet at what appear to be parts from an upcoming iPhone 6. The pics appear to show the front panel, a power button, and a mute switch from Apple’s upcoming handset.
Apple seeded Mavericks 10.9.5 build 13F14 to developers on Wednesday, just a little over a week after seeding build 13F12. Apple is asking developers to focus on USB, USB Smart Cards, Graphics, Safari, and Thunderbolt.
A murder suspect apparently asked Apple’s virtual assistant Siri for help in hiding the body of his victim. The accused also used his flashlight app on his iPhone for a total of 48 minutes on the same day.
Reports from Chinese media sources claim the iPhone 6 is in the final quality control testing stage, just ahead of the kickoff for mass production of the device.
The Q2 2014 enterprise market share figures from Good Technology shows iOS still holding on to 67% of the market, even as they ceded 5 points of their market share to Android, which increased its share to 32%. Windows Phone accounted for a mere 1% of the market.
Reuters reports that Apple is preparing to rollout its Healthkit development tools to health professionals across the United States. The company has been in talks with health providers at Mount Sinai, Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins, and Allscripts to use the new system.
Apple has released a diversity report covering the sex and race of its employees around the globe. Typical for the tech industry, a majority of Apple’s workforce is male, the U.S. workforce is largely white, and only 3 of 10 Apple employees around the world are female.
Apple is promoting its popular Apple TV set-top box by offering a free $25 iTunes Gift Card with each Apple TV purchase. The gift card can be used to purchase anything Apple offers in its iTunes Store, App Store, or iBookstore.
Bloomberg reports that Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for production on the next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini models. The publication says production for the iPad Air 2 is underway, and the 9.7-inch tablet will debut sometime late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter. Production of the 7.9-inch Retina iPad mini 2 is said to be ready to kickoff soon.
It’s breakfast time in America, so it must be time for another alleged photo of an iPhone 6 back panel. This one, from noted leaker Sonny Dickson, appeared today, giving a peek at what may indeed be part of the final design for the much anticipated device.
Apple was dealt a setback late last week, as it prepares to defend itself from another FaceTime patent lawsuit by “patent holding firm” VirnetX. The presiding judge issued a series of pre-trial rulings denying Apple’s motions to preemptively invalidate some of VirnetX’s patent claims.
The last several months have seen a plethora of drawings, photos, and mockups for rear shell parts for the iPhone 6 that have indicated Apple was abandoning the pill-shaped “True Tone” dual-LED flash it used on the iPhone 5s.
It appears Microsoft has given up on trying to compare its lineup of Surface tablets to Apple’s industry leading iPad, and is instead taking aim at Apple’s ultra-light laptop, the MacBook Air.