A lengthy report in the New York Times today covered Apple’s iPhone 6 and much-rumored iWatch. The report includes such tidbits as a “one-handed mode” for the iPhone 6, while the “iWatch” will reportedly be capable of wireless charging.
Apple has confirmed that it will be live streaming its event, scheduled for Tuesday, September 9th. Viewing of the Apple live stream will require Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X v10.6.8 or later; Safari on iOS 6.0 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.
While we know what analysts and industry insiders are predicting for the iPhone 6, what do users really want? The fine folks over at Financesonline.com have shared an infographic with us that covers the innovations of the iPhone over the years, and tells us what users are hoping for from the next-generation Apple handset.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s “iWatch,” reportedly set for a September 9th debut, will boast a curved OLED display, and near field communications (NFC) capabilities. The NFC technology would reportedly be used to support Apple’s much-rumored mobile payment initiative.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo continues to spout predictions for Apple’s September 9th event. He says the company may debut a next-generation iPad Air at the shindig, and expects it to sport a Touch ID sensor, an anti-reflective screen coating, a full-lamination touch panel, and more.
Apple is expected to debut its ‘iWatch” wearable device on Tuesday, September 9th, and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple will offer the wearable in at least two screen sizes, with 8GB of internal storage and a variety of color and material options, including gold.
Well-connected industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple’s next-generation iPhone will not boast an ultra-durable sapphire screen cover, however both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions will gain a larger storage option of 128GB. The new handsets will also include a barometric pressure sensor, and a programmable power button.
Just ahead of Apple’s possible September 9th unveiling of the “iWatch” wearable device, the New York Times has published a piece on the current state of fashion in the wearables industry. In the piece, Apple design head Jony Ive is quoted as talking about the iWatch, saying, “Switzerland is in trouble.”
Although the expected release of the iPhone 6 is still over two weeks away, campers are already grabbing spots outside of Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City in hopes of being one of the first to get their hands on Apple’s new handset.
Apple has begun sending out invitations to AppleSeed members, asking them to join in the beta test for iCloud for Windows. The beta includes access to iCloud Drive, a new feature soon to also be available in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, which allows users to store any document in iCloud.
A forensics consult and researchers says that after analyzing metadata from leaked photos of Kate Upton, it appears that the photos were obtained using Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker (EPPB) – software intended for use by law enforcement officials – which allows users to download a complete backup of all data on an iPhone once the iCloud ID and password have been obtained.
Apple has released a media advisory concerning the celebrity photo leaks over the weekend. The company says that after over 40 hours of investigation, their engineers have found that the leaks were the result of “very targeted attacks” on user names, passwords, and security questions.
Another day, another Digitimes rumor. This time the rumor covers the iPad Air 2. The publication, citing the ever popular “sources close to production,” says while the device will remain the same in respect to size and resolution, it will be thinner, will boast a faster processor, and will include a Touch ID sensor that is improved over the current iPhone 5s-only sensor.
Apple has seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 to developers today, coming two weeks after the sixth Developer Preview.
Apple has posted a new page on its developer website listing the top reasons it rejects apps that have been submitted to its App Store.
New photos claim to give another look at a 2,915 mAh capacity battery from the 5.5-inch model of the iPhone 6.