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.
A set of photos released on Sunday show a close-up of an assembled 4.7-inch display, allegedly bound for Apple’s upcoming “iPhone 6.” The photo shows a cover glass, mounting structures and flex cables.
More photos have surface that allegedly show various iPhone 6 parts. The most recent pics show what are purported to be the embedded rear Apple logo, external camera ring, Touch ID home button enclosure, flex cables, and more
Judge Lucy Koh has rejected a settlement reached earlier this year by workers and Apple, Google, Adobe and other tech companies they had worked at over an anti-poaching agreement between the companies. CNN reports that Jude Koh has ruled the settlement amount was not high enough, and should actually be at least $380 million.
Several reports from users earlier today indicated Apple’s iCloud Mail service was experiencing difficulties. Apple has now updated their System Status Page to indicate that some users are indeed experiencing an outage.
A major earthquake hit the Yunnan Province of China earlier this week, killing more than 600 people and causing widespread damage. Apple has now made a donation of $1.6 million to support relief efforts in the affected region.
Just in time for “Back to School”, Apple is running a limited-time sales on 20 “Amazing Productivity Apps” in the iOS App Store. Included in the promotion are some of our favorite apps such as to-do list app Clear, calendaring app Fantastical 2, the handy Launch Center Pro app, and PDF Expert 5 and Scanner Pro, both by Readdle.
Earlier this week it was reported that the Chinese government had placed a ban on local and national government’s purchases of Apple products. Now, Chinese officials are saying the “ban” was just an issue with some uncompleted paperwork, and routine price adjustments on a website.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has rejected a specific part of Apple’s autocorrect patent that Samsung was found to have infringed. This makes it likely that the $119,625,000 in damages awarded by the court to Apple could be reduced.
Apple has added a new section to its online store featuring Beats by Dr. Dre products. The new section can be found in the “Accessories” section of the Apple online store.
Apple has seeded OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 Build 13F12 to developers today. Apple is asking developers to concentrate on testing USB, USB Smart Cards, Safari, Graphics, and Thunderbolt.
It has long been expected that Siri, Apple’s iOS-based virtual personal assistant, would eventually make it over to the Mac. However, we have yet to see her make a debut on the OS X platform. Now, a new patent application from Apple describes an intelligent assistant that would make Siri on the Mac a reality.
Sure, it’s only been two months since Apple held its 25th annual Worldwide Developers Conference, but it’s not to soon to speculate on the dates for next year’s WWDC. Is it?