iPhone 5 To Feature NFC After All?
There has been a lot of rumors floating around regarding the use of NFC, or Near Field Communications, in the next iPhone. NFC would enable users to use their iPhone as a digital wallet, turning the iPhone into a mobile payment system. In January, Bloomberg reported that the next-generation iPhone would include NFC technology with […]
Leaked iPhone 5 Mold Engineering Drawings Show Larger Edge to Edge Display?
Some new images have surfaced that are apparently mold engineering drawings for the upcoming iPhone 5. According to MacRumors, these images leaked by iDealsChina would be used by case designers to create cases that require exact specifications. We just got what appears to be mold engineering drawings for iPhone 5. These would be used by […]
iPhone 5 to Get “Logo Antenna” and Aluminum Backing?
The latest iPhone 5 rumour is that Apple will bring an aluminum back casing to the next iPhone, along with a major antenna redesign. This comes from a Chinese source at the Taiwan Economic Daily news, translated by Macotakara.jp: According to a Chinese source, Apple seems to change back form factor of iPhone to aluminum […]
iPhone 5 Part Shows Larger Screen & Thinner Bezel?
Posted by iDealsChina, a purported iPhone 5 part reveals that the next-generation iPhone may feature a larger display and thinner bezel. China’s 1st iPhone 5 photo has surfaced! From this photo it seems that the screen size will be larger than iPhone 4. There has been a lot of specualtion about a larger screen and […]
iPhone 5 Delays Are False, Release Still on Schedule?
I guess today is what we call rumour-mill day. Hot on the heels of a report that said iPhone 5 would be delayed until September (including the iPad), Jim Dalrymple from The Loop is refuting these claims. The Internet is buzzing this morning with separate rumors that Appleâ€™s iPad 2 and iPhone 5 will be […]
iPhone 5 Due September 2011?
With analyst claims stating that the second-generation iPad has been delayed until June 2011, Business Insider now reports that FBR Capital Markets analyst Craig Berger predicts that the iPhone 5 may be delayed until September 2011. Berger writes, “For the iPhone 5, we continue to hear that a July launch is unlikely, with various casing […]
Apple Not Making a Smaller iPhone Nano, But a Cheaper One: New York Times
The New York Times is reporting that Apple does not have plans for a smaller iPhone “anytime soon”, and that engineers are busy finishing the next iPhone 5, which should be ready by this summer. There’s more to this. According to the NYT’s second source: Another person who is in direct contact with Apple also […]
The Problem With a 4-inch â€˜iPhone 5â€² Display
Recent rumours from Digitimes indicated that the next iPhone will sport a 4″ displayÂ and house a next-generation A5 chip. Other rumours from the WSJ hint at an iPhone ‘Nano’Â with and ‘edge to edge’ screen. We won’t know if any of these come to life until they happen. But in regards to the 4″ display, TUAW […]
Digitimes: iPhone 5 to Have 4-Inch Screen and A5 Processor
Digitimes is reporting that the next iPhone will sport a 4 inch screen, and an A5 processor. The rationale for a larger screen is to combat the larger displays of rival Android smartphones. The component suppliers noted that the production lines for Apple’s next generation iPhone have begun testing, and Apple is interesting in expanding […]
Rumour: iPhone 5 With Slide Out Keyboard? Hell No
Lots of iPhone rumours today. First, we heard about the iPhone Nano (check out mockups here), and now AppleInsider reports on the rumours of iPhone 5 prototypes seen with a slide out keyboard, via a Taiwanese website: The new details come from tw.apple.pro, but are the result of a rough online translation. The site’s source […]
Bloomberg: Apple Working on Smaller, Cheaper iPhone Models
Bloomberg has just reported that a source has revealed plans of Apple working on smaller, and cheaper iPhone models to compete with Android. Rumours include a $200, unlocked device with multiple band capabilities: One version would be cheaper and smaller than the most recent iPhone, said a person who has seen a prototype and asked […]
Verizon iPhone 4 Supply Costs at $171.35, Cheaper than Original
An IHS iSuppli teardown of the Verizon iPhone 4 reveals that it costs Apple cheaper to make, compared to the original iPhone 4. Even though the phones are identical (aside from CDMA, a new internal vibrator, lighter battery), it looks like the power of scaled production has resulted in a cheaper phone. The original iPhone […]