Cameron Smart

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Now 4.9″ iPhone 6 prototype makes rumor rounds -Poll: what size are you hoping for?

Take Our Poll<p>There’s no shortage of rumors about Apple experimenting with different screen sizes for its next iPhone. Latest is from mostly unknown Chinese <i>CTECH</i> in which an unnamed source claims Apple is testing an iPhone 6 prototype with a 4.9-inch screen. Yeah sure, why not?<p>The claim may well be …

Report claims to reveal new details on upcoming iPhone 6

A new report from South Korean publication <i>ET News</i> says the iPhone 6, which it calls “iPhone Air,” will be just 6 millimeters thick when it is …

Opinion: What approach will Apple take to deliver a larger-screen iPhone 6?

I wrote in an earlier opinion piece that 2014 is the year when I expect Apple to finally give in and opt for a larger iPhone display. Assuming I’m right, the question then becomes: what approach will Apple take?<p>There are two ways of increasing the size of a display. First, you can keep the …

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 …

Could this be our first look at the much larger iPhone 6?

<b>Update:</b> These appear to be fake…<p>Sonny Dickson has posted images today which claim to show the casing for the next generation iPhone. The metal shell, which closely resembled both the industrial design of the current iPod touch and iPad Air, appears to be of unibody construction. While it’s …

iPhone 6 Said to Adopt 'Bezel-Free' Display

Apple's iPhone 6 will reportedly gain a "bezel-free" display when it launches later this year, according to a report from <i>The Korea Herald</i> focusing on both the next-generation iPhone and Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone.<p><i>Mockup of iPhone 5s compared to larger bezel-free 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch</i> …

Has Apple Purchased A 3-Year Supply Of 4.5-Inch Sapphire Glass Displays?

The chief executive officer of Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu OS, recently claimed that Apple has bought a three-year supply of 4.5-inch …

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Alleged iPhone 6 parts pictured showing larger display [update: or maybe not]

Update: A Reddit post brought to attention by The Verge claims that these are indeed fake. It's claimed the images are actually renders by a chap …

Apple Just ‘Snapped Up’ A Whole Lot Of Sapphire Displays [Rumor]

During an Ubuntu Town Hall Hangout on Wednesday, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth made some interesting comments regarding Apple’s sapphire displays.<p>“Apple just snapped up three year’s worth of the supply of sapphire screens from the company that we had engaged to make the screens for the …

Why a 5-inch iPhone 6 is far more important than a 13-inch iPad Pro

iPhone 6. 2014 has only just begun and it seems like 5-inch iPhone and 13-inch iPad Pro rumors are already getting a lot of attention and generating …

iPhone 6 release date roulette

iPhone 6. I should have known. The moment after I said we'd be restarting Ask iMore we got flooded with questions, and roughly half of them were …

Here’s What The iPhone 6 & iPhone 6c Might Look Like Running iOS 8 [Gallery]

It’s at least six months until Apple reveals iOS 8, and probably nine months until we see the iPhone 6 for the first time, but that hasn’t stopped Eric Vasille of iPhonesoft from imaging what the iPhone 6 and iOS 8 will look like.<p>And what does he imagine? On the hardware-side of things, a larger …

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The iPhone has reportedly been fully hacked by the NSA since 2008 (Update: Apple denies working with NSA)

As 2013 edges to a close, reports of the NSA’s widespread surveillance capabilities have reached new heights of absurdity.<p>A report from Der Spiegel over the weekend highlighted the NSA’s elite TAO hacking unit, which directly targets corporate networks and can even place spyware on devices while …

December's Best iOS Apps

December (and 2013) will soon be a distant memory, so we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month. So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best iOS apps to launch in recent weeks.<p>Codecademy<p>If you want to …

Samsung Galaxy S5 concept video borrows iPhone 5s features

A new concept video for the Samsung Galaxy S5 shows what Samsung’s next phone could be like if it takes a couple features from the iPhone 5s and iterates on them.<p>The major focus of the new concept video is what the video creators Rozetked call Reach ID. The idea of Reach ID is very similar to …

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Wallpaper Weekends: Happy New Year 2014

- Dec 28, 2013<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch.<p>Happy …

Nihilism, and why the tech press can't admit to having nice things...

It's why tech rumor sites are slammed in one breath and their reports rattled off in the next. It's why new product categories are called …

Update Your iOS 7 Jailbreak Without Restoring Your Device With This Evad3rs Patch

When the iOS 7 jailbreak from Team Evad3rs was first released, it was buggy as all get-out, largely because it had been released without giving the larger jailbreak community any heads-up. Even Saurik, the keeper of the Cydia app store, wasn’t given warning… which means that when the iOS 7 …

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Hate iOS 7’s Dock? This New Jailbreak Tweak Has You Covered

In iOS 6, the dock was a glass shelf. In iOS 7, it’s far more abstract: a blurry transparent layer over your wallpaper.<p>Some people love it, some people hate it. If you’re one of the latter, and you have already jailbroken your iOS 7 device, you’re in for a treat: a new jailbreak tweak lets you …

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Encrypted chat service Cryptocat for iPhone rejected by Apple

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now it's facing a block of its own trying to get onto Apple's App Store. Developer Nadim Kobeissi took to Twitter today to blast the iPhone and iPad maker for unjustly rejecting …

‘Know My App’ Maps Out How Much Data Your Favorite Apps Consume

People who accidentally go over their smartphone plan's data limit know that they need to scale back their app use. But finding out which apps are …

Apple Asks Judge to Keep Patent Pressure on Samsung

Back in November, Apple won a second chance to seek a sales ban against tens of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to violate its patents last …

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Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Apple Files A Patent That Hints At Voice-Based Photo Searching With Siri

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently published a patent application that Apple filed in March revealing that the company may integrate voice-based photo searching abilities into Siri. The patent, known as “Voice-Based Image Tagging and Searching,” outlines a way to search for tagged photos …

Rethinking Retina: Apple's 13-inch iPad Pro Is Rumored To Have A 4K Display

The other shoe to drop on Tim Cook’s “big plans” for Apple in 2014 is resolution. Specifically, rumors from the Chinese site <i>Pad News</i> and Foxxcon indicate that the forthcoming “iPad Pro” will ditch retina in favor of 4K (as in 4,000 pixels on the longer side.) A report from Hamza Kahn at the News …