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The iPhone 6 Will Have Faster Wi-Fi Than Any iOS Device Ever

Earlier this week, we noted that it looks like Apple will use a technology called quantum dots to enhance the next-generation Retina display.<p>So along with having a bigger screen, it'll have better color reproduction, too — photos and video will look better than ever.<p>Now, it looks like Apple's next …

Wi-Fi

Apple sapphire supplier’s projected 2H14 revenues likely indicate fall iPhone launch

Apple’s new sapphire crystal component producer GT-Advanced announced its Q4 2013 earnings results yesterday, and in addition to talking about the past quarter, the company shared some details about its future and its well-publicized partnership with Apple.<p>We previously indicated, based on research …

Bloomberg Reports Apple Planning New Apple TV Device by April

There's been an odd coincidence of events this week, with <i>Bloomberg</i> reporting on Wednesday that Apple was negotiating a partnership with Time Warner and hoped to announce a new Apple TV by April. Then on Thursday news reports said that Comcast had agreed to buy Time Warner, causing observers to …

Smart TV

TPK to Reportedly Supply Flexible AMOLED Panels For Apple's iWatch

Apple may be choosing TPK as a touch panel supplier for its rumored iWatch, says a report in <i>China Times</i> (Via <i>Digitimes</i>). The Taiwan-based company will supposedly begin mass production of flexible AMOLED panels for the iWatch in the second half of 2014.<p>The report said the iWatch will come equipped …

Sketchy Report Claims Apple Will Release 5.6-Inch 'Experimental' Phone Without iPhone Branding

Apple is planning on introducing two new phones this year featuring displays of 4.7 and 5.6 inches, with the former using a traditional Gorilla Glass display and the latter featuring a sapphire screen, according to a new report from Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>). …

References To The Next-Generation Apple TV Spotted Inside iOS 7 Software Builds

Evidence is mounting that new Apple TV hardware is indeed on the way. According to 9to5Mac, references to the next-generation box have been spotted …

Breathe New Life Into Old Speakers by Re-foaming Them

Whether you have an ancient, but excellent pair of speakers sitting around your house, or you've scored a sweet set of vintage speakers from the …

Thrifting

31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

Valentine's Day is nice, but you'd probably rather have dinner with THESE hotties.

What Healthy Snacks Can I Bring to the Office?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Like most people, I get hungry sometimes between breakfast and lunch, or between lunch and quitting time. I don't want to starve …

Could Apple Be Building Its Own Content Delivery Network?

Apple might have traditionally relied on third-party content delivery networks (CDNs) in the past, but if a recent report has it right, the …

iPhone 6 Specs Seen by Analyst as 'Locked In' with 4.8-Inch Display and 802.11ac Wi-Fi

Adding to a litany of analyst predictions pointing to a larger iPhone, Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) today claimed that the iPhone 6 will ship with a 4.8-inch display, a significant increase over the 4-inch display of the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s.<p>Citing sources within Apple's …

Developer activates Apple’s upcoming iOS in the Car system, shows different interface

Ahead of Apple’s launch of iOS in the Car later this year, developer Steven Troughton-Smith has seemingly activated the feature inside what we presume is the iOS Simulator. iOS in the Car allows an iOS 7 user to connect their iOS device to their car’s built-in center console display. On the …

Apple's 'iOS in the Car' System Screenshots Show Up on Twitter

Apple announced iOS in the Car last year, but so far the company’s official web page for the product still sports a “coming soon” message. However, …

Apple said to have tested 64-bit ‘A7’ chips for iPhone 5S, 31% speed increases reported

As Apple’s iPhone 5S event approaches, some new details about the new device’s internals are emerging. Clayton Morris has claimed on Twitter that the iPhone 5S’s A7 processor is “running at about 31% faster” than the iPhone 5’s A6 chip. The iPhone 5’s A6 chip is dual-core, and it seems like the …

Newly Released Video Offers Detailed Look at Upcoming 'Champagne' iPhone 5S and Low-Cost iPhone

A new video gives a detailed look at of Apple's upcoming "champagne" iPhone 5S along with a close look at the blue low-cost iPhone "5C". The video, posted by <i>AppAdvice</i>, compares the backplates of both devices to the existing iPhone 5 and gives the clearest look yet at the design of Apple's newest …

Alleged Gold iPhone 5S Photos Leak

Gold is the new black.<p>According to countless rumors and MG Siegler’s sources, the gold iPhone 5S isn’t just something we tech bloggers have concocted to keep this summer interesting. It’s real.<p>Bits and pieces of proof continue to leak out, not least of which are these newly posted images on a …

6 Photos of the Rumored Gold iPhone 5S

6 Photos of Rumored Gold iPhone 5S<p>iPhone 5S Back Cover<p>Gold iPhone 5S Back Cover<p>Inside iPhone 5S<p>iPhone Gold and Black Compared<p>iPhone vs. iPhone<p>Another …

Apple Rumored to Launch 2 New iPhones in September

Sitting tight for a new iPhone launch before upgrading? You might have only three weeks left to wait.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Apple will …

The Real Reason An iPad mini With Retina Display Is Coming Early

Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple would release a Retina display iPad mini this fall. Better still, those beautiful …

Apple Could Be Prepping Two Different ‘iPhone mini’ Versions

It looks like Apple could introduce two different budget iPhones later this year. The versions will target different markets, but otherwise be very …

Closeup Photos of Alleged Lower-Cost Plastic iPhone Rear Shell Compared to iPhone 5

Over the past several weeks, an increasing number of photo leaks of what has been claimed to be the rear shell of Apple's rumored upcoming lower-cost plastic iPhone have surfaced, showing a device just slightly larger than the iPhone 5 and carrying the same layout of physical features, albeit with …

This Could Maybe Possibly Be the Next iPhone's Screen and Guts

It’s that time of the year again, where Apple’s next iPhone is probably being built in factories all over China, resulting in random parts being spat …

Apple Considering 4.7" and 5.7" Screens for 2014 iPhone Models, iPhone 5S and Low-Cost iPhone Due in September

<i>Reuters</i> reports that Apple is looking closely at larger screens for upcoming iPhone models, indicating that the company is specifically testing display sizes of 4.7 inches and 5.7 inches for iPhone models that could launch next year. The iPhone 5 carries a 4-inch display, up from the 3.5-inch …

The Supermaterial That Could Make Plastic Obsolete Is... Mushrooms?

Fungus is, almost universally, not a good thing to have in your walls or personal belongings. And normally, selling certain strains could lead to …

Natural Gas

A quick first look at the new iPod touch 16GB [video]

This 1m 27s video without commentary from CinematicTech is essentially just a video slideshow of the latest version of the iPod touch quietly introduced by Apple on Wednesday night, but it’s prettily done. The new model differs from the previous in losing the rear camera and loop attachment, and …

Alleged iPad 5 front panel surfaces online with iPad mini like design (Update: False)

<i>Update: Nope: It looks like this is just an iPad Mini digitizer as pointed out by nowhereelse.fr.</i><p>We’ve already seen more than a few alleged iPad 5 parts pop up online. Most rumors, including images of the device’s front glass from April, and the shots of the device’s back cover we posted in …

WWDC 2013: Slimmer Retina MacBook Pro w/1080P camera and MacBook Air microphone improvements expected

In a report this morning, one of the better Apple analysts, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI securities listed his forecast for MacBook Pro and Air updates expected at WWDC. Apple’s annual developer-centric conference begins on June 10th with a keynote. The biggest change is Apple will move to Intel’s Haswell …

Apple said to be closing music deals in order to launch ‘iRadio’ at upcoming WWDC

<b>Update:</b> Bloomberg adds more to WSJ’s report from earlier claiming that Apple’s new radio service will be tightly integrated with its iAd business. The report says Eddy Cue is currently making changes to the iAd business to support the new radio service scheduled to launch later this year alongside …

Apple again plans AirDrop wireless file-sharing for iOS

Apple is currently testing versions of iOS 7 internally that include the AirDrop WiFi-direct file sharing tool from the Mac, according to people familiar with the software.<p>Like with the Flickr and Vimeo integration that we previously reported on, it is very simple for Apple to remove any single …