Tag Archives: Apple News

New Apple Patent Hints At Home Button That Transforms Into Joystick

Today, a new Apple patent was published demonstrating a new technology that could come to the iPhone and iPad. As detailed in the picture above a spring like mechanism transforms the home button from its normal state to an elevated level to act as a joystick. This simplistic looking technology appears like something that Apple may… Read More

TouchID, HomeKit, Camera, and more opened up to developers at WWDC

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Today, Apple announced a host of new APIs at WWDC, which enabled developers to more fully utilize the system. TouchID was opened up to developers, allowing them to secure data and information with users fingerprints.   HomeKit is Apple’s rumored home automation platform, and it was announced as expected. This lets your iPhone control all… Read More

iOS 8 brings load of new user features, including quick reply

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Apple announced iOS 8 today at WWDC, introducing a bunch of new features for iOS devices. One of the biggest and most exciting Apple is calling ‘Interactive Notifications’. This feature enables users to respond to notifications without having to migrate away from whatever they are doing. Just swipe down on any notification to respond.  … Read More

Apple updates WWDC app and website with event schedule, confirms June 2nd keynote


Today, with WWDC less than 2 weeks away, Apple has posted the full schedule for the event online. This schedule can be viewed on Apple’s WWDC website, or in version 2.0 of the WWDC app. This update requires iOS 7.1, so those jailbroken on iOS 7 will not be able to download it. As part… Read More

Apple announces 43.7M iPhones, 16.3M iPads sold with $45.6B in revenue at Q2 2014 earnings call


Apple today announced their quarterly earnings for Q2 2014, as expected. The numbers of interest were 43.7 million iPhones sold, along with 16.3 million iPads, for a total of $45.6 billion in revenue for the quarter. Apple also announced that they would be splitting their stock 7-1, allowing for smaller investors to purchase shares of… Read More

First images of iPhone 6 leaked to the public


Today, a Twitter user by the name of mornray886 shared with MacRumors what is believed to be leaked pictures of Apple’s next device, the iPhone 6. Sonny Dickson, a reputable source for Apple parts leaks, has also confirmed these images as legitimate. These pictures seem to suggest that the next iteration of Apple’s iPhone will be… Read More

Newest iWatch concept emulates the Nike FuelBand


Apple’s iWatch has been the source of many rumors over the past months, and has received support from some pretty reputable sources. As speculations fly, any prototype parts have yet to have been leaked, so the actual form factor of the iWatch is still a mystery. As such, several designers have taken it upon themselves… Read More

Displays in production hint at larger iPhone 6 screen size, possible iWatch


The DisplaySearch firm has published a report that offers insight into new display sizes that are expected to be released on devices in the coming year. Among these are certain sizes that are believed to have a relationship with some of Apple’s upcoming announcements, namely the iWatch and the iPhone 6. The two possible screen… Read More

iPhone 6 camera will have image stabilization, still at 8 megapixels


Apple has never been a leader in the megapixel war. They’ve stuck with an 8 megapixel camera since the iPhone 4S, instead choosing to focus their efforts on sensor size and quality, which has paid off. Now, The China Post reports that Nomura Securities has stated that Apple’s iPhone 6 will not feature a high-megapixel camera, and… Read More

Apple to open new retail store in Brisbane


Apple has announced on their retail website that a new store will be opening this month in Brisbane, Australia. The store will be located in the MacArthur Chambers building, with a grad opening scheduled for Friday, January 17th at 10:00 AM. This will be Apple’s 21st store in Australia, and the fourth to open in Queensland.… Read More

Appeal court rules that Apple did not violate Motorola’s patents


  In one of several ongoing legal battles between the large tech companies, Google-owned Motorola has been prosecuting Apple over the violation of patents relating to the behavior of push notifications. The full ruling, available here, details the exact language of this patent, as well as the arguments of both sides. This ruling contradicts a… Read More