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New images provide clearest look yet at iPhone 6 front panel

Images of what appears to be the face and screen assembly of the next iPhone have appeared on the Taiwanese blog AppleClub [translation]. In the photos, you can see both the inside and outside of the 4.7″ device’s front panel. For the most part it looks just like the current-generation iPhone 5s, …

Apple ‘tentatively’ plans mid-September iPhone event as iOS 8 nears completion

Apple is gearing up for its first major hardware and software launches of 2014. The Cupertino-based company is “tentatively” planning a keynote address in mid-September to announce the iPhone 6 and provide final details on iOS 8, according to sources briefed on the plans.<p>These people say that the …

iPhone app Numerous previews iOS 8 Notification Center integration

We’ve already seen a few developers preview how new technologies introduced in iOS 8 make new features possible. Last month we saw 1Password’s iPhone app take advantage of the new access developers have to Touch ID and systemwide Extensions with their iOS 8 beta, and a number of health and fitness …

Battery for rumored iPhone 6 signals thinnest Apple phone yet

All signs point to a very thin next-generation iPhone. But that also means plenty of headaches for parts suppliers.<p>A report from Asia reinforces the speculation that a lot of Apple's focus is on thinness for the rumored iPhone 6.<p>A report from Taiwan-based Digitimes on Wednesday said that the …

Mobile Technology

Sketchy rumor of 13MP camera in iPhone 6, as earlier battery power rumor backed by claimed photo

GforGames is citing a Chinese web forum for a rumor that the iPhone 6 camera will get a bump from 8MP to 13MP as Apple switches to to an improved version of the Sony Exmor sensor. The Sony Exmor IMX220 is a larger 1/2.3-inch sensor that can support up to 20MP, but Apple is said to be planning to …

iOS 8 Beta 4 Reportedly Coming Monday, July 21

As iOS 8 proceeds through development and testing, the fourth beta version will be seeded to developers on Monday, July 21, according to <i>BGR</i>. A release on that date would mark a two-week interval since the release of the third beta on July 7, down from a roughly three-week interval between the …

Opinion: Seven reasons why the IBM partnership could be a pretty big deal for Apple

Wall Street seemed pretty unmoved by Apple’s announcement of its partnership with IBM, the pre-market share price barely twitching, and analysts pointing to the high level of existing iOS usage in the enterprise sector, suggesting that only trivial gains would result.<p>Part of the reason for that …

Alleged iPhone 6 Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor Shown Off in New Photos

<i>Nowhereelese.fr</i> (Google Translate) shares some new photos of an alleged Touch ID fingerprint sensor said to be for the iPhone 6. The component appears to be mostly similar in design to the Touch ID component used for the iPhone 5s, aside from relocated screw holes that line up with the metal …

Apple, Sharp said to spar over displays: 'Don't supply to Samsung'

Apple owns a big chunk of LCD production at a Sharp facility. Now Sharp would like it back, thank you.<p>Apple and Sharp are sparring over production equipment, providing a window into Apple's sizable role in manufacturing the components it uses. And Samsung is part of the bickering, according to a …

Mobile Technology

Apple Denies China's Accusation The iPhone Is A 'Threat To National Security'

"Apple is deeply committed to protecting the privacy of all our customers," the company writes. "Privacy is built into our products and services from the earliest stages of design. We work tirelessly to deliver the most secure hardware and software in the world."<p>The Chinese report concerned the …

Fleksy keyboard for iOS 8 set for fall release with support for over 40 languages

The popular Fleksy keyboard for Android will be making its way to iOS 8 this fall, according to the company behind the software. While the keyboard isn’t quite ready for a public beta, the developers say it will be ready by the release of the next-generation mobile OS.<p>Keeping in line with today’s …

Report Claims iPhone 6 Will Feature New Dynamic Haptic Feedback Technology

Apple's iPhone 6 will feature a new haptic feedback technology when it ships later this year, claims Chinese mobile phone information site <i>Laoyaoba</i> (Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>).<p>iPhone 6 render by Tomas Moyano and Nicolas Aichino<p>Citing inside sources, the report claims that Apple will ship the …

iOS 8 Maps makes it easier to jump to Google and other navigation apps

Apple Maps crashed and burned coming off the runway in iOS 6, but new additions in iOS 8 beta 3 show Apple’s had a change of heart, and is even making it easier for Apple Maps users to jump to Google Maps and other services thanks to some new UI tweaks.<p>Starting in iOS 8, users will be able to run a …

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Apple iWatch Team Gets Two Nike FuelBand Engineers

Last week we heard that Apple had hired an executive from luxury Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer for the Apple iWatch team, and now it would appear that …

Apple hires two Nike FuelBand engineers, sparking more iWatch rumors

The two new Apple employees are Ryan Bailey, who worked on testing the FuelBand fitness device, and Jon Gale, who was part of Nike's Digital Sport …

Sweat sensor could make iWatch most personal device ever

Apple is on a quest to curate as much of your biometric data as possible.<p>“iWatch could quickly become your biometric key to the entire Apple ecosystem”

Hands on: Minor refinements boost major improvements in iOS 8 beta 3

The latest iOS 8 beta serves up many minor tweaks that put a friendly, usable face on the major improvements at the heart of the mobile operating system. In today’s video, we take a quick look at iOS 8 beta 3. We’ll show you the latest upgrades to the software to give you an idea what to expect to …

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Siri 'Just Thrilled' About iOS 8, but Sad About Lack of Stage Time at WWDC

Developers running the beta version of iOS 8 can ask Siri for an opinion on the new operating system, prompting Apple's virtual assistant to provide one of several humorous responses. Siri's funny responses are limited to iOS 8 -- iOS 7 users who ask Siri about iOS 8 receive generic responses on …

iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to Scratch Test, Significant Bending

Earlier today, we shared a video of what appeared to be the front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 subjected to a limited bending stress test, but YouTube user Marques Brownlee has now acquired the same front panel and subjected it to additional stress tests, including more significant bending and …

Video Purports to Demonstrate Flexibility of iPhone 6’s Sapphire Front Panel

A new video today allegedly shows the flexibility of the sapphire glass front panel for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6. The new video excerpt comes via …

New Video Shows Alleged Front Panel of iPhone 6, Compares it to iPhone 5s

A new video posted by the Chinese website <i>ifanr</i> gives perhaps the clearest look so far at how the size of the forthcoming iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch display compares to the 4-inch display of the iPhone 5s. The video claims to show an actual front panel of the iPhone 6, and puts it beside a front panel …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 6 May See Only Modest Battery Capacity Boost as Apple Pursues Ultra-Slim Designs

A recent survey suggests consumers are looking forward to improved battery life as well as a bigger screen in the iPhone 6. But according to Chinese media reports (via <i>GforGames</i>), Apple's next-generation iPhone may disappoint with a lower-than-expected battery capacity that will provide only a …

Foxconn to Deploy Robots for iPhone Assembly

<i>IT Home</i> (Google Translate, via <i>GSMDome</i>) reports that Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has announced that the company will soon deploy upwards of 10,000 robots to …

Make sure your electronic devices are charged-up before flying to the U.S. – TSA requirement

If you’re flying (back) to the U.S. from overseas, make sure that all your electronic devices have enough juice left to power-up when you reach airport security, otherwise you won’t be allowed to take them on board due to a new TSA requirement.<p>The Transportation Security Administration said …

Going not-indie: Lower revenue, less value, and the lure of big software

That's an incredibly optimistic, forward thinking take by Vandal, and one I also very much hope gets embraced.<p>Vandal wrote his piece after hearing …

iOS 7.1.2 Update for iPad Was Released This Week: Security Fix & More

At the beginning of this week Apple released iOS 7.1.2 – the latest version of the iPad and iPhone operating system.<p>iOS 7.1.2 brings a fix to a well-known security vulnerability related to attachments and the iOS Mail app. Here’s the brief description text for this latest iOS update:<p>• Improves …

Apple signs its first retail deal in Saudi Arabia

Less than two months after the Saudi Arabia government cleared Apple to begin marketing products and officially operate in the region, Apple has struck a sales deal with major Saudi Arabia-based retailer Jarir Bookstore. The deal includes both official sales inside of the Jarir retail stores as …

Alleged iPad Air 2 images show Touch ID and no lock button

Could this be the next generation iPad Air? New pictures showing up on the Japanese online news site ASCII Plus depict what appears to be a mockup of Apple’s forthcoming iPad Air 2, including images of it next to the current iPad Air model.<p>The images show a tablet that looks around 1mm thinner the …

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Apple to wipe all CloudKit data on July 7th, including iCloud Photos, Drive & Mail Drop for iOS 8 and Yosemite

Apple has just informed developers that it will be wiping all CloudKit-based data stores on July 7th. This includes iCloud Photo Library, Mail Drop and iCloud Drive. Apple warned developers that this might happen with the release of the first iOS beta and it is not uncommon for wipes to happen …