Posted On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, contracts, facebook, information, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, mac, macrumors, manufacturing, outlook, technology, weather, wireless
In what has become something of a tradition ahead of Apple's product launches, Digitimes is reporting that the iPhone 5S may see constrained supplies at launch due to poor yields of certain components. In this case, the issues are said to be related to chips supporting fingerprint recognition and the device's LCD, according to industry sources.
Posted On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: bruiser, consumer, contracts, energy, iphone, macrumors, outlook, utility, weather
AT&T is following T-Mobile's lead and introducing a new upgrade eligibility program for its customers called 'AT&T Next'.
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: amazon, birds, calendar, contracts, front page, ipad, ipod, mac, technology, utility, weather
Technology journalist Jessica Lessin, formerly of The Wall Street Journal , reports that Apple has been negotiating with cable companies and TV networks to allow customers to skip commercials and Apple would compensate programmers for the lost revenue. Viewers could potentially pay Apple to skip commercials on a per show or per channel basis, get live commercial-free viewing of new episodes with the purchase of a Season Pass on the iTunes Store, or Apple could even offer an entire commercial-free TV subscription service. Lessin writes : In recent discussions, Apple told media executives it wants to offer a "premium" version of the service that would allow users to skip ads and would compensate television networks for the lost revenue, according to people briefed on the conversations.
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: calendar, contracts, cricket, festival, film, front page, imac, information, iphone, iphone apps, jordan, mac, social media, weather, wireless
Jobs , the first studio film based on the life of Steve Jobs will be released nationwide on August 16th following an introduction at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Ahead of its debut, actor Ashton Kutcher has taken to the Q&A site Quora to explain why he chose to take on the role of Steve Jobs
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By temp. Under 9to5Mac, DVICE, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: 9to5mac, apple, contracts, energy, facebook, front page, ipad, iphone apps, macrumors, maps, marketing, weather, wireless
Apple has sent out a memo to its international Apple Retail Employees, asking for innovative ideas on how to improve the iPhone, the retail store environment, and company sales techniques. According to 9to5Mac , the message was distributed late last week. Employees are asked to submit an idea, which will lead to an eight-week experience where selected candidates will interact with members from various Apple departments at the company's Cupertino headquarters, including Marketing, Merchandising, Customer Analytics, Mobile Commerce, and more, in order to "solve problems" related to the way Apple sells and supports its iPhones
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: birds, front page, information, ipad, utility, weather, windows, xbox
Following last week's management shuffle at Microsoft, the company's Surface team has taken over testing its prototype smart watch, including variations with the same connector that Microsoft uses on its Surface tablets. According to The Verge , Microsoft's smart watch prototypes were previously tested by the Xbox accessories team.
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, birds, contracts, cricket, facebook, family, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, macrumors
The Next Web summarizes a series of reports from out of China relating an incident in which a 23-year-old Chinese woman was allegedly electrocuted while answering a call on her iPhone 5 as it was plugged in and charging. Details on the incident are somewhat sketchy, but the woman's family insists that the iPhone was purchased from Apple in December and that the woman was using Apple's official charger at the time of the incident. The South China Morning Post reports that Apple has issued a brief statement expressing its condolences and committing to investigate the situation
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: amazon, contracts, cricket, design, facebook, imac, information, ipad, mac, utility, weather
In the wake of continuing reports suggesting that Apple's Retina iPad mini may not be ready to launch until early next year, Digitimes has now added its thoughts on the matter, claiming that Apple will be releasing a slightly redesigned non-Retina iPad mini later this year before launching the Retina iPad mini early next year. According to the report, the Retina iPad mini will see an "almost bezel-free" design, presumably referring to the sides of the device, which are already fairly narrow
Posted On Monday, July 15, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, birds, contracts, facebook, imac, information, ipod, mac, news, wireless
The Korea Economic Daily reports that Apple and Samsung today officially signed an agreement that will see the two companies working together on future A-series chips for Apple's iOS devices, with the deal specifically covering A9 chips based on a 14-nanometer process node starting in 2015. The claim comes just weeks after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) confirmed a deal with Apple to begin producing A-series chips in 2014. Samsung Electronics had supplied the AP [application processor] to Apple since 2007 but lost the contract to supply 20 nano AP A8 chips to Apple to Taiwan's TSMC last year when it was engaged in patent disputes with Apple
Posted On Friday, July 12, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, front page, game, imac, information, ipad, iphone apps, ipod, jordan, mac, utility, wireless
Yesterday it was reported that users who purchased the new game Deus Ex: The Fall were unable to properly play the game on jailbroken devices because of an anti-piracy measure. Users were prevented from firing any guns , a key part of the game.