Tag Archives: Rumors

iOS 8 to feature standalone iTunes Radio app to boost usage [Rumor]

Apple is considering including a standalone iTune Radio in iOS to boost the service’s usage, reports Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac citing sources briefed on the plans. iTunes Radio first arrived as a feature within the Music app on iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices. It is suggested that this may have deterred growth of the service despite iTunes Radio…

Larger iPhone design to be cross between iPhone 5c and iPod nano 7g according to latest sketchy rumor

A report from Macotakara, the Japanese Apple blog with an inconsistent track record, claims that the upcoming larger iPhone is taking its design cues from a couple of different devices: iPhone 5c and iPod nano (7th gen). In other words, a brightly colored iPhone with a large screen. This new colorful, larger-screened device isn’t meant to replace the…

iOS 7.1 points to two updated iPad models

Shortly after iOS 7.1 landed on iDevices across the globe, some code was dug up that suggests Apple has released, is working on, or is going to release a couple of new iPad models. Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac speculates that it’s more than likely two slightly updated, and minor hardware refreshes. iPad 4,6 and iPad 4,3 haven’t shown up in log files before…

New iPhone Air concept depicts most realistic imagination yet [video]

Everyone likes a good concept. Well, perhaps not everyone, but a lot of us do. And – in most cases – they’re far out and the signal to noise ratio these days is ridiculous. For every great design published, a dozen really poor ones drown it out. So, when Ben Lovejoy from 9to5Mac spotted this one from Sam Beckett, it caught my attention. This particular…

iPhone 6 said to be powered by TSMC-made A8 chip [rumor]

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is yet again being mentioned alongside Apple in a report that predicts Cupertino will use TSMC to build the A8 chip for the next iPhone. Taiwan’s Commercial Times states that “most” of the orders for the next iPhones processor are being handed to TSMC and not Samsung. This report will come as no surprise to…

What size screen should the next iPhone have? [poll]

We’ve been hearing it for years: Apple’s next iPhone will have a bigger screen. Only once has the rumor come true, and that was with the iPhone 5. Sadly, unlike what people expected, it was made longer, and not wider. Apple argues that it’s the perfect size for one-handed use, which is all well and good, but a lot of us like using both hands to use a…