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  • More Supply Chain Claims of Likely Early 2015 Launch for iWatch

    22 August 2014, 12:54 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Earlier this week, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report claiming Apple may not launch the iWatch until 2015 due to manufacturing difficulties associated with the new device. A follow-up report from Taiwan's Economic Daily News (via G 4 Games)…
  • China Telecom iPhone 6 Ad Suggests Simplified Model Lineup for Different Carrier Technologies

    22 August 2014, 10:55 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    According to a Sina News report (via ZDNet), China Telecom this week briefly announced plans to sell an unlocked version of the iPhone 6 in order to compete with rival carriers. The Sina report sources a Weibo post from China Telecom's Shanghai office that was…
  • Apple Suppliers 'Scrambling' to Produce Enough iPhone 6 Displays After Issues With New Backlight

    22 August 2014, 6:40 am by: Richard Padilla

    Apple's supply chain is scrambling to get enough displays ready for the iPhone 6 ahead of its launch next month, reports Reuters. Front panel said to be from the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 The report notes that production issues were made prevalent when the…
  • iPhone 6 Information Leak Sourced from Foxconn Details Dimensions of 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch Versions

    22 August 2014, 5:56 am by: Richard Padilla

    French Apple website IGen.fr (Google Translate) has shared a variety of new details about Apple's upcoming iPhone 6, including dimensions for each model, info about the protruding camera ring on the rear of both devices, and more. The photos appear to be of…
  • Apple in Talks With Insurance Companies Over HealthKit Partnership

    21 August 2014, 2:30 pm by: Juli Clover

    In addition to seeking partnerships with several different hospitals and health institutions for its HealthKit initiative, Apple is also speaking with major U.S. insurance companies like UnitedHealth and Humana. In a report on rising medical costs and…
  • Apple Job Postings Point Towards Continued Work on Voice Over LTE

    21 August 2014, 1:47 pm by: Juli Clover

    Several new job listings suggest Apple is continuing to work on building support for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) into its line of mobile devices. VoLTE is designed to allow carriers to send voice calls over LTE networks, right alongside data. On the consumer end,…
  • Apple Releases Second OS X Yosemite Public Beta, iTunes 12 Update

    21 August 2014, 1:16 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today released the second Yosemite public beta for beta testers, following the release of the sixth Developer Preview earlier this week. Apple has also released a new version of iTunes 12 for Yosemite. The software update, build 14A329r, can be…
  • Lawyers Researching Possible Class Action Lawsuit Over 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues

    21 August 2014, 11:51 am by: Eric Slivka

    Back in January, we profiled growing concerns from owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models over failing graphics chips and system crashes. While Apple has assisted some customers with logic board replacements, the issues have been known to…
  • Apple Reveals Furthers Details on Reversible USB Cable With Flexible Internal Connector

    21 August 2014, 11:37 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published another Apple patent application that describes a reversible USB connector with a "double orientation design." (Via AppleInsider) Today's patent application, filed in February and titled "Reversible USB…
  • Leaked Schematics Suggest 128 GB Storage Option for iPhone 6

    21 August 2014, 9:25 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Leaked schematics from phone repair company GeekBar (via G 4 Games) suggest Apple may be preparing to release a 128 GB iPhone 6 model. An accompanying part supply list contains entries for NAND flash modules from Toshiba and Hynix in capacities of 16 GB, 64 GB…
  • New Photos Claim to Show Various Internal Parts from iPad Air 2

    21 August 2014, 7:16 am by: Richard Padilla

    New photos shared by French Apple news website iPhonote (Google Translate) claim to show a number of components for the upcoming iPad Air 2, including the device's GPS antenna, microphone, and Wi-Fi module. While previous leaks have shown off the device's…
  • New Research Claims iMessage Accounts for 30% of Mobile Spam Messages

    21 August 2014, 4:52 am by: Richard Padilla

    iMessage is responsible for more than 30% of all spam messages on mobile devices, according to research done by security expert Tom Landesman and anti-spam company Cloudmark (via Wired). The researcher notes that there are multiple reasons as to why the…
  • Photo of Possible 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Rear Shell Surfaces

    20 August 2014, 7:15 pm by: Juli Clover

    While we've seen dozens of part leaks for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, parts for the rumored 5.5-inch version of the device have thus far been scarce, possibly due to the fact that the larger iPhone 6 is said to have entered production later than the 4.7-inch iPhone…
  • Second-Generation iPad Air May Get Memory Boost to 2 GB

    20 August 2014, 2:12 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's second-generation iPad Air may get a memory upgrade, bumping it up to 2 GB of RAM instead of the 1 GB in the current-generation device, reports Taiwan's TechNews [Google Translate] (via iPhone in Canada). According to the site, the increased RAM will…
  • 'NFL Now' Launches on Apple TV With Breaking Football News and Highlights

    20 August 2014, 1:06 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    The National Football League earlier this month officially launched its NFL Now service, its next-generation video streaming service that provides access to the largest digital library of NFL videos available online. The video content can be viewed on the…
  • Apple Dominates New EPEAT Tablet Registry After Nearly Withdrawing From Environmental List in 2012

    20 August 2014, 11:02 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    After almost removing itself from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry two years ago, Apple is now leading the charge into the program's new Tablets/Slates category. As of today, Apple's four iPad models account for 134 of the…
  • Alleged Schematic Shows Protruding Camera Ring on 4.7-Inch iPhone 6

    20 August 2014, 6:08 am by: Richard Padilla

    Throughout the past few months, a number of design drawings, physical mockups, and component leaks have hinted at a protruding camera ring camera on the iPhone 6. Initial rumors indicated that the physical feature would be exclusive to the larger 5.5-inch…
  • Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    20 August 2014, 2:50 am by: Richard Padilla

    Last week, Apple posted retail job listings for a future retail store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, hinting that the company will soon open its first store in the Middle East. Now, Middle East website EDGARDaily.com reports that the store will be…
  • Parallels Desktop 10 with OS X Yosemite and iCloud Drive Support Launches for Existing Customers

    20 August 2014, 12:56 am by: Husain Sumra

    Parallels today announced the launch of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, the latest version of the company's software for running alternate operating systems like Windows in virtual environments on the Mac. The new version is available¬†today¬†as an upgrade for…
  • 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Screen Put Under Microscope as New 1472 x 828 Resolution Emerges

    19 August 2014, 3:39 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Amid rumors of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions of the iPhone 6, speculation about what resolutions Apple will use for the new devices has generated a number of different theories. The most concrete suggestion so far has been a 1704 x 960 resolution that…
  • New iPhone 6 Images Depict Rear Shell and Front Panel Together for the First Time

    19 August 2014, 3:37 pm by: Juli Clover

    With the iPhone 6 launch less than a month away, we've been seeing new images of leaked parts on a near daily basis. Multiple images of both the front panel and the rear shell of the 4.7-inch device have surfaced, but for the first time, the two parts have…
  • Apple's iWatch May Not Launch Until 2015

    19 August 2014, 2:13 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple may be planning to delay the launch of its iWatch until 2015, according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Echoing several past reports that have also alluded to a 2015 launch date, Kuo suggests that difficulty manufacturing the…
  • Apple's Share Price Hits $100 for the First Time Since June Stock Split

    19 August 2014, 11:57 am by: Eric Slivka

    Apple today saw its stock hit the $100 mark for the first time since its seven-for-one split that took place in early June. Following the split, Apple was trading at roughly $92 a share, but since that time the stock has trended upward until hitting the $100…
  • Apple Seeds iOS 8 Beta 6 to Carrier Testing Partners, but Not Broader Developer Community

    19 August 2014, 10:12 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    While Apple released a sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite yesterday, a corresponding sixth beta of iOS 8 was not provided to developers at the same time. As a result, the company's iOS beta 5 released earlier this month may turn out to be the final build…
  • iPhone 6 Said to Feature Faster Qualcomm MDM9625 LTE Modem with LTE-Advanced Support

    19 August 2014, 6:07 am by: Richard Padilla

    The iPhone 6 may incorporate Qualcomm's MDM9625 LTE modem, according to a new photo of the device's supposed logic board shared by GeekBar (Google Translate, via G for Games). Originally announced in 2012 and featuring support for speeds of up to 150 MBPS and…

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