Tag Archives: Rumors

Analyst: iPhone 6s will have improved Touch ID for safer Apple Pay

Ming-Chi Kuo is known for his Apple predictions. As an analyst with KGI Securities, it’s part of his job to make realistic estimates about the future of Apple. Most recently, Kuo predicted that Apple would sell 73 million iPhones in their last quarter, which was proven to be pretty accurate in Apple’s earnings call. With supply chain connections, Kuo…

Apple planning to release iOS 8.4 after Apple Watch

If you’ve been keeping up on recent news, you may have been surprised to see that Apple has already given a beta of iOS 8.3 to developers. According to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac, that isn’t the last version of iOS 8 that we’ll see this year. Keep in mind that iOS 8.2, which includes WatchKit support for Apple Watch, is also waiting to be released. According…

Rumor: iPhone 6s to retain 8MP camera

Apple’s iPhone 6s could retain the 8MP snapper found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple has previously downplayed the significance of the number of megapixels in its iPhone cameras — focusing instead on optics, photons and image processing — and it appears Apple could be sticking to that same line in 2015. According to Taipei-based analyst Jeff Pu in…

iOS 9 will be a ‘Snow Leopard moment’ for Apple’s mobile OS, focus on stability improvements

After years of iOS releases, each adding new features and supporting new devices and screen sizes, Apple is about to take a ‘Snow leopard moment’ with iOS 9, according to 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman. It is reported that the next major version of Apple’s mobile operating system will have an emphasis on optimization and stability improvements rather than…

Apple working on its own web TV service

Apple’s keen interest in the TV market is no secret. Ever since Steve Jobs famously said he’d “cracked” the TV experience in his Walter Isaacson-penned biography, the world (especially Gene Munster) has waited with baited breath for Apple to launch a fully-fledge television. Despite expectations, Apple has continued on with its “hobby” project — the…

Rumor: Apple to hold special media event in late February [Updated]

Apple is said to be hosting a special media event in late February, according to French Apple blog iGen. Sources indicate Tuesday, February 24th, could be the specific date Apple has selected for the event which would likely focus on Apple’s upcoming line of wearable devices as well as the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air. Tim Cook has previously stated that…

Alleged 12-inch MacBook Air display shown off in leaked photos

New photos from iFanr (via SlashGear) alleged to show off the display portion of Apple’s rumored 12-inch MacBook Air. In the images, the display assembly is compared to existing Apple devices to give some indication as to its relative size, namely Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and 9.7-inch iPad Air 2. The sizing appears to match up…

Rumor: iPhone 6s to feature 2GB RAM

Apple has opted out of the smartphone spec-sheet battle for the most part with its iPhone models. While other manufacturers have boasted, 2GB, 3GB and even 4GB of RAM in their phones, Apple has stuck with with 1GB ever since the iPhone 5 debuted in 2012 all the way to the current-generation iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. According to a report by Taiwan’s Tech…

Rumor: Production of 12-inch Retina MacBook Air ramping up, Q1 launch likely

Production of Apple’s rumored 12-inch MacBook Air with Retina Display is ramping up ahead of a Q1 2015 launch, according to a report by DigiTimes. The radically redesigned 12-incher is also said to be replacing the current-gem 11-inch model in the MacBook lineup with the current 13-inch model remaining. Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer has begun volume…