Topic: Future Hardware
05/24/2012, 08:05 am
Apple has explored building different kids of styluses compatible with the iPhone and iPad, including an optical stylus, and a handheld pointer with haptic feedback.
05/23/2012, 05:05 am
While visiting his home country of the U.K. to be knighted, Apple design chief Jonathan Ive said in an interview that he will most likely be remembered for the projects he is currently working on because they feel like "the most important and the best work" that his team has ever done.
05/22/2012, 01:05 pm
New parts claimed to be from unreleased Apple products purport to show a front panel for an iPod touch with a 4.1-inch screen, as well as new iPhone cameras.
05/19/2012, 03:05 am
Apple was awarded a patent on Thursday for a multi-point focusing system that integrates with devices capable of multitouch input, possibly pointing to future use of the technology in a next-generation iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
05/17/2012, 09:05 pm
Apple is set to introduce a new iPhone with a larger screen and an overhauled design that late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs "worked closely on" before he died, according to a new report.
05/16/2012, 02:05 pm
LCD screens capable of becoming Retina displays for Apple's next-generation Macs are currently available in the supply chain, but they come at a premium as high as $92 over regular screens.
05/15/2012, 10:05 am
In addition to the MacBook Pro lineup, Apple's next-generation iMac desktops are also rumored to receive a new high-resolution Retina display.
05/14/2012, 10:05 pm
New reports claim to have confirmed that Apple's upcoming MacBook Pros will eschew AMD graphics processors in favor of GPUs from Nvidia.
05/14/2012, 06:05 pm
Apple will reportedly debut multiple new MacBook Pro models at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, each said to sport Retina Display-like screens and high-performance Intel Ivy Bridge processors.
05/14/2012, 10:05 am
Samsung has seen a "huge" number of orders for its new flexible OLED screens, and Apple is rumored to be among the companies interested in the new technology.
05/14/2012, 08:05 am
In a sign that Apple plans to adopt USB 3.0 in addition to Thunderbolt on its MacBook lineup, the company is said to have inked a deal with Genesys Logic for USB 3.0 card reader controller chips.
05/14/2012, 08:05 am
Apple's long-awaited update to its MacBook lineup will be announced by the company in June, when suppliers are currently preparing for their shipments to significantly rise, according to a new report.
05/14/2012, 05:05 am
Geekbench benchmarks that appear to be from unreleased versions of Apple's MacBook Pro and iMac computers have surfaced online and serve as compelling evidence of upcoming upgrades from the company.
05/10/2012, 08:05 am
Apple has shown interest in building advanced, secure facial recognition technology that would take a two-dimensional image of a person's face and render it in 3D for greater accuracy.
05/07/2012, 07:05 am
Apple is rumored to be planning to aggressively combat new "Ultrabook" laptops coming to market by releasing a $799 MacBook Air model in the third quarter of 2012, a price $200 less than the company's current cheapest model.
05/03/2012, 10:05 am
Future iPhones and iPads from Apple could feature advanced technology that would allow users to not only touch the screen, but also feel textures and other feedback on their fingertips.
05/02/2012, 04:05 pm
The inventor of Liquidmetal guesses that it would take hundreds of millions of dollars and over three years for Apple to ready the technology necessary to mass-produce large products made from the material.
05/02/2012, 07:05 am
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reportedly placed an early investment in 20-nanometer chip technology, in hopes of landing orders from Apple as soon as 2014.
04/26/2012, 08:04 am
Though Apple has never released a product with an OLED screen, it continues to dabble with the technology behind the scenes, and has proposed a way of improving brightness control on organic light emitting diode displays.
04/23/2012, 08:04 am
Though updates for the 13- and 15-inch models are on the horizon, Apple may not continue making its 17-inch MacBook Pro, according to one analyst.