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Parts for 5.5″ iPhone appear in the wild

  It has been rumored that the 5.5″ iPhone 6 will be released later than the 4.7″ model, due to manufacturing issues. This rumor has been strengthened by the fact that almost no parts from the larger device have leaked. That just changed, as part leaks are suddenly rolling in for the “big brother” iPhone. The pictured 5.5″ front panel doesn’t appear…

Tim Cook soaked as he participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [video]

If you’ve been on Facebook anytime in the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed that your friends have been dousing themselves in cold water. In case you don’t know, it’s for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The challenge, requires nominees to douse themselves in a bucket of cold, ice water. If…

Will Apple abandon the 4-inch screen with the iPhone 6?

In 2012, Apple did something that many thought should’ve happened earlier: it released an iPhone with a larger screen. Many felt this was Apple’s late attempt at catching up to the larger screens on opposing Android handsets. After 5 previous iPhones with a 3.5-inch display, the iPhone 5 had a 4-inch screen. While taller than previous generations, it kept…

WSJ: Sapphire display exclusive to “high-end” models of iPhone 6

  When rumors first began swirling about sapphire glass displays on the iPhone 6, some reported that all new models would feature the material, while others said only certain models would, with some reports even saying Apple scraped the plan altogether. Today, The Wall Street Journal believes they know what’s going on, as a report released…

Purported iPhone 6 logic board pictured fully assembled

A purported logic board for the upcoming iPhone 6 has been photographed in what is described as a fully assembled state, according to Apple.club.tw. Several features, like the nano-SIM slot, flash storage, WiFi module and flex cables are all visible, as shown in the photo above. Other interesting components of the board remain hidden under…

High-res macro shots of iPhone 6 display and buttons leak

  Luxury iPhone modifier Feld & Volk posted photos via MacRumors today of parts allegedly from the new iPhone 6. The photos, which are high resolution macro shots, seemingly confirm the tapered edge display rumored to make a debut on the next iPhone. These photos aren’t the first time we’ve seen the expected iPhone 6 panel, but they are…

Report: iPhone 6 enters final quality control stage ahead of mass production

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6, set to be announced at a media event on September 9, has entered its final quality control stage ahead of mass production. According to Chinese reports, via GforGames, the iPhone 6 is currently in the PVT (Product Validation Test) stage wherein the assembly line is run at full speed in order to detect any potential issues…

New concept portrays iPhone 6 packaging and “iBeats” headphones

After bringing us some stellar iPhone 6 renderings last week, Martin Hajek is back with more. This time, Hajek is showing us what an iPhone 6 might look like in its packaging and on display. A pair of “iBeats” branded headphones also makes a cameo. Hajek describes the packaging as “like the iPhone 5c box, but thinner.” The packaging looks pretty good….

Siri creators working on new virtual assistant

When Apple added Siri to the iPhone 4s in 2011, it became a very well known natural language virtual assistant. Siri started as an app, and was acquired by Apple in 2010. Now Siri’s inventors are working on a new offering with big aspirations. They have formed Viv Labs, and are creating a new virtual assistant, aptly named Viv. As would be expected…