Topic: Future Hardware
10/14/2012, 02:10 am
Images of a purported "iPad mini" battery hit the web early Sunday, showing Apple's much-rumored 7.85-inch tablet may employ a 16.7 watt-hour battery, which would offer more energy than the cells found in Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD.
10/12/2012, 06:10 pm
Shortly after it was reported that Apple is "likely" to unveil a 7.85-inch iPad at an as-yet-unannounced event on Oct. 23, a separate report claims the alleged product announcement will focus on the purported tablet's e-book capabilities.
10/12/2012, 11:10 am
Apple's future iOS devices may be powered by custom chips built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., taking a key component away from rival Samsung, according to a new rumor.
10/11/2012, 11:10 am
Apple's supply chain is struggling to build new 13-inch MacBook Pros because of difficulty in manufacturing Retina displays, a new rumor claims.
10/09/2012, 09:10 pm
Research firm NPD DisplaySearch says Apple is likely to release a Retina display-packing 13-inch MacBook Pro before the year is out, with production currently on schedule for sometime in the fourth quarter.
10/09/2012, 05:10 pm
Coming on the heels of a rumored production stoppage of cases designed for Apple's rumored 7.85-inch tablet, a separate report from the UK claims the so-called "iPad mini" will ship without cellular data capabilites.
10/09/2012, 02:10 pm
A new rumor claims Apple has been working with a carbon fiber maker for years, in an effort to develop new ways of using the material to create a device's outside shell.
10/08/2012, 02:10 pm
With the Mac mini still waiting for an update to Intel's latest Ivy Bridge chips, supply of the diminutive desktop has begun to dwindle at various resellers.
10/03/2012, 08:10 pm
An Australian tech blog on Wednesday reportedly purchased two separate "iPad mini" cases made by accessories manufacturer Cygnett after allegedly finding the products at an undisclosed retail outlet.
10/03/2012, 11:10 am
Apple has reportedly "deliberated" moving its lineup of Mac computers away from Intel processors, though such a change apparently isn't "imminent."
09/28/2012, 08:09 pm
A somewhat blurry video of what is supposedly a model of Apple's as-yet-unannounced 7.85-inch iPad was posted to YouTube on Friday, showing slight differences from previous mockups possibly pointing to a Wi-Fi-only version of the rumored device.
09/27/2012, 08:09 am
Apple has shown interest in building an inductive charging mat that would allow users to dock, charge and sync their portable devices by simply placing them on top of the accessory.
09/26/2012, 09:09 am
Apple is said to have ordered a large number of parts made of carbon fiber, hinting that a new product may be made of the durable-yet-lightweight material.
09/20/2012, 01:09 pm
Apple has shown interest in developing foldable touch-sensitive devices with two separate, foldable surfaces — a concept that could apply to a flip-style iPhone or a new trackpad design.
09/18/2012, 08:09 pm
According to a report on Tuesday, some Apple authorized resellers are seeing little to no inventory of current iMac models in the supply chain, hinting that a refresh may be on the horizon.
09/12/2012, 08:09 am
The new 9-pin dock connector expected to debut with Apple's next iPhone will also cary a higher cost that is projected to push its average selling price up 84.3 percent year over year.
09/12/2012, 07:09 am
Apple is reportedly set to unveil a next-generation iPod touch that will be a major change from its predecessor, packing in a dedicated GPS receiver, a high-definition FaceTime camera, and a 4-inch in-cell touchscreen — and potentially acting as a game controller with other devices like the Mac or iPad.
09/11/2012, 08:09 am
Apple is rumored to have shown interest in a new camera flash technology from Philips that could appear in the new "iPhone 5."
09/10/2012, 01:09 pm
Availability of the AirPort Extreme base station has run out at some major third-party resellers, potentially signaling that an updated model with support for 802.11ac could be en route.
09/10/2012, 07:09 am
New 13-inch MacBook Pros with Retina display and updated all-in-one iMacs are now being shipped by Apple's upstream supply chain, according to a new report.