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Apple Is Working On Two Larger iPhones, Per WSJ

History really does repeat itself.<p>Just like previous rumor seasons, Apple is reported to release two phones later this year. Except this time around, they will have larger screen.<p>Citing people familiar with the matter, the WSJ reports that one iPhone model will sport a 4.5-inch display, and the …

Report: New Apple TV box coming soon

Apple(s aapl) might be getting ready to launch a successor to the Apple TV. According to 9to5Mac, the company is already testing its latest set-top …

Apple is reportedly building a mobile payment service

There are plenty of existing mobile payment systems that let you buy goods with your iPhone, but there are now signs that Apple wants to take on some of those duties itself. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> claims that the company is in the early stages of building a mobile payment infrastructure that would …

Apple granted two patents for interchangeable iPhone camera lenses

Apple on Tuesday was issued two patents covering different methods of attaching lenses and camera modules to a portable electronic device, including …

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Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

Ahead of possible revamp, Apple TV gets listed as full product line on Apple’s website

As rumors of a big upgrade to Apple TV continue to swirl, 9to5Mac has noticed that Apple(s aapl) has added a section dedicated to the device in its …

Tim Cook as good as confirms mobile payment via Touch ID on the way

When Touch ID was first rumored, there had been much speculation about whether the iPhone 5s would act as an electronic wallet, with payments to retailers authorized by fingerprint. While that hasn’t yet happened, it does now seem clear that it’s on the way.<p>Asked about mobile payments during …

See iOS in the Car in action on iOS Simulator ahead of release (Updated with new video)

Earlier this month we reported that a developer was seemingly able to get Apple’s upcoming iOS in the Car feature running through what we assumed was the iOS Simulator. Today, the same developer, Steven Troughton-Smith, has posted the video embedded above showing the feature actually up and running …

Solar-Powered Laptop with Dual-Sided Display Detailed in Apple Patent

Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) detailing an "electronic device display module" for a laptop that would include the ability to act as a secondary rear display featuring touch controls. The patent also details a photovoltaic system located in …

Apple Invents another Find Your Vehicle App for iPhone Users

Apple's Patent Background<p>Handheld electronic devices, such as mobile phones and tablet devices, have become increasingly prevalent in today's …

Analyst Skeptical About Imminent Launch for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro'

A rumored 12.9-inch iPad may still have significant development time left, according to an analyst at IHS, a supply chain research firm. According to <i>CNET</i>, IHS analyst Rhoda Alexander said there were a number of different larger panels, that could be potentially for a larger iPad, floating around …

Apple introduces us to a Major Financial System Beyond iWallet

Apple's Patent Background on Current Credit Systems<p>Credit Card Sales<p>Many systems exist for processing credit card sales, both in brick-and-mortar …

Apple Hires Chief Medical Officer From Pulse Oximetry Company Masimo, Possibly for iWatch Team

Over the course of the last year, Apple has made several hires from the medical and sensor field, presumably to bolster the team of experts working on its much-rumored smart watch project, and <i>MacRumors</i> today learned of another high-profile sensor expert that has joined the company.<p>Michael O'Reilly, …

A Spectacular iPen Patent from Apple Surfaces in Europe

As we noted earlier this week, the late Steve Jobs wasn't a big fan of the "dumb stylus" of yesteryear that was basically a tiny plastic stick – and …

iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking

Apple has its sights set on another industry ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Apple currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration as its headline feature, according to sources briefed on …

Tim Cook Visits United Arab Emirates Amid Rumors of Apple Retail Store Plans

Following his visit to Ireland on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spotted in the United Arab Emirates this weekend, as highlighted by <i>tbreak media</i>. Cook posed for photos at Apple reseller Virgin Megastore at the Al Wahdi Mall in Abu Dhabi yesterday, while several photos from today place him in …

Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing

Apple’s work on an upcoming smartwatch includes explorations of induction charging and solar-powered batteries, according to a new report from the New York Times. As part of a larger piece about battery tech in general, the NYT revealed that Apple has been working on tests involving wireless …

New report claims to reveal almost every last detail about the iPhone 6

Somewhere around a dozen independent reports claim to have confirmed Apple’s plans to launch two new iPhone models in 2014, and now we can toss …

Analyst: Apple’s iWatch could generate $17.5B in first year

Apple(s aapl) could be sitting on a potential goldmine, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. In a research note to investors on Tuesday, the firm …

Apple hires sleep research expert Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips for iWatch team

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological …

Is Apple planning its own Internet?

Apple is stitching together a network of Internet infrastructure capable of delivering large amounts of content to customers, giving the company more control over the distribution of its online offerings while laying the groundwork for more traffic if it decides to move deeper into …

iPhone 6 Rumored to Include 10+-Megapixel Camera with f/1.8 Aperture and Improved Filter

Sources from Taiwan's industrial chain claim the iPhone 6 will have at least a 10-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/1.8, reports Chinese website <i>IT168</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>]. This would be an improvement over the current iPhone 5s, which has an 8-megapixel camera with a narrower f/2.2 …

The Challenging Ergonomics of an Apple iWatch

There is no doubt that Apple can make an iWatch that does all the right things: works as a standalone device and helps us monitor our health and …

Video Shows Apple's Forthcoming "iOS in the Car"

Apple's brilliance is creating interfaces between humans and machines that people like to use: first the Macintosh, then the iPod, then the iPhone and iPad. Now Apple seems intent on creating a friendly, useable interface for the display in your car. They announced this initiative, called "iOS in …

Samsung, LG to supply batteries for Apple’s iWatch

iWatch<p>Contrary to recent news reports of solar-powered smart watches, Apple has confirmed that it will stick with lithium-ion batteries for its …

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Apple Dives Deeper Into Improved Device Display Research With Quantum Dot-Enhanced Tech

Apple has filed for three new patents, according to applications published by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) today. The applications all relate to the use of quantum dot-enhanced displays, which provide a number of advantages to electronic device screens, including richer and more vibrant colors, …