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Apple May Launch Augmented Reality Glasses in 2021: Report

Apple Glasses concept by Martin Hajek via iDropNews Apple’s rumoured augmented reality (AR) glasses could debut in 2021, if the latest report from Digitimes proves accurate. According to the Asian publication, a paywalled report out today (via MacRumors) says Apple’s AR glasses are said to launch next year, according to unnamed sources: Apple is expected...

Apple’s iPad mini Refresh Expected “Later in 2019” Says Digitimes

According to Digitimes, Apple’s Taiwanese supplier Compal Electronics is pegged to produce the iPhone maker’s rumoured iPad mini, which is said to come later this year. Compal has non-PC production lines in China, with a new plant that opened last year in Chongqing in southwestern China, with a second planned for the latter half of...

2018 iPhone Set to Include Ultra Hi-Res Camera Module: DigiTimes

Apple reportedly has booked production capacity for "above 12-megapixel" camera lens modules at a new factory being built by smartphone lens maker Largan Precision in Taichung, Taiwan. According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple has booked production of a new smartphone lens at Taiwan’s Largan Precision facilities, the only company that makes smartphone lens modules greater...

Apple Watch to Reach 15 Million Shipments This Year: Digitimes

Apple is expected to release an LTE version of its Apple Watch by the end of the year and, according to new reports, it will undoubtedly boost the wearable device's sales. Currently, Apple has reportedly sold around 10 million Apple Watches since it debuted the device back in 2015. Supply chain sources expect that Apple...

All Three 2017 iPhones Have Entered Volume Production: DigiTimes

A new supply chain report today described strong July sales for component suppliers in the iPhone supply chain, hinting at an increase in momentum for production on the 2017 iPhone lineup. According to a new report from DigiTimes, companies including flexible PCB suppliers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Flexium Interconnect, and PCB supplier Compaq Manufacturing saw...

Production of OLED iPhone 8 Delayed Until November or December: DigiTimes

Apple’s next iPhone will see its volume production delayed until November or December, according to a report today by DigiTimes’s Steve Shen, citing a report by the Chinese-language Economic Daily News. Reports have been swirling for weeks, suggesting Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 might not hit store shelves in September, as hoped. Instead, there have been reports that the handset might be...

iPhone 8 Reportedly Facing OLED Supply Issues: DigiTimes

As the iPhone 8's highly-expected September launch is approaching, a number of reports so far have suggested that the handset could be delayed due to production issues. According to a report from DigiTimes, which cites inside industry sources, output of the 5.8 inch panel said to be used in the "iPhone 8" are tight for some...

Apple’s 2017 iMac Refresh Said to Include High-End Model Later This Year

New iMac models are expected this year, if the latest report from Digitimes proves accurate. The Asian publication claims production of two new iMac models are expected to begin next month, with a launch set for “the second half of the year”, based on unnamed sources from supply chain makers in Taiwan. Apple is also...

Apple’s 10.5″ iPad Pro May Debut in April at Apple Park: Rumour

Apple has moved the production of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro 2 to March from its earlier plans of starting in May-June, according to a report from DigiTimes from today. The report, citing Apple’s Taiwan-based supply chain sources further stated that Apple could launch the said iPad model at an event marking the inauguration of its Apple...

Apple’s Next Devices to Come with “Enhanced Siri”: Digitimes

In a report detailing the upcoming artificial intelligence efforts forthcoming from smartphone companies such as Samsung, LG, Huawei and more, Digitimes also hints Apple may debut “enhanced Siri” in its upcoming devices, utilizing technology from last year’s acquisition of Australia-based machine learning startup, Turi: Meanwhile, market sources have also indicated that Apple's next-generation iPhone devices...

Next iPhones Said to be Waterproof, Have Hidden Antenna Design: Report

As we enter the New Year soon, bring on next-generation iPhone rumours. According to Digitimes, citing the Commercial Times and a research report from an unnamed “research firm”, Apple’s next iPhones could be waterproof and sport a new design that would hide those visible antennas on the back: The upcoming new iPhone products are rumored...