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Apple expected to sit out on megapixel horserace with 2014 iPhones

03/20/2014, 09:03 am

Smartphone manufacturers are expected to continue their battle for pixel-pushing dominance in 2014 with new cameras of 13 megapixels and beyond, but according to one insider, Apple is currently expected to sit out on the megapixel race this year to concentrate on other ways to better images from its next iPhone.

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Apple supplier Pegatron rumored to start 'iPhone 6' production in Q2

03/18/2014, 01:03 am

A report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Pegatron has started recruitment operations for a new plant in China that will supposedly start manufacturing Apple's next-gen iPhone in the second quarter.

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Big-screen 'iPhone 6' predicted to drive massive upgrades, draw switchers from Android to Apple

03/17/2014, 09:03 am

If Apple were to launch a redesigned iPhone with a screen size around 5 inches this year, it would become the "motherlode of all upgrade cycles" for the company, helping to reaccelerate year over year growth, one analyst believes.

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Apple supply chain rumors: 'iPad Pro' on hold, sapphire production limited

03/14/2014, 01:03 pm

A pair of fresh rumors from Taiwan claim that Apple's 2014 product line is far from settled, as the company is alleged to have shelved plans for a larger-screened iPad and is purportedly facing supply issues at its new Arizona sapphire plant.

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Questionable screenshots from China claim to show TextEdit, Preview, Healthbook apps in iOS 8

03/13/2014, 12:03 pm

Chinese microblogging site Weibo lit up Thursday after images purporting to show Apple's next-generation iOS 8 with new mobile versions of OS X's TextEdit and Preview apps -- as well as the rumored new "Healthbook" application -- surfaced alongside fresh claims of a new 5.7-inch iPhone.

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Pacific Crest sees larger $299 iPhone increasing profits, ups Apple price target to $635

03/11/2014, 11:03 am

Shares of Apple rose Tuesday morning after Pacific Crest upgraded its rating on the stock to "outperform," citing high expectations for the company's next iPhone, which the firm expects to sport a 4.7-inch display and $299 starting price tag.

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Rumor: TSMC now building quad-core 'A8' chips for Apple's next-gen iPhone

03/05/2014, 12:03 pm

While rumors of a partnership between Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have lingered for years, yet another report on Wednesday claims once again that the Taiwanese chipmaker is now producing chips for the company -- namely a next-generation "A8" processor for the 2014 iPhone.

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Corning exec lets slip the gorillas of war, calls sapphire expensive, heavy, environmentally unfriendly

03/04/2014, 11:03 pm

During a conference call on Tuesday, Corning Glass executive Tony Tripeny named the apparently numerous drawbacks to using sapphire crystal in a mobile device, something which Apple is widely expected to do with an upcoming iPhone.

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GT says plans to supply sapphire glass to Apple are 'progressing well,' company expects profitable 2H of 2014

02/25/2014, 11:02 am

Though GT Advanced Technologies Inc. did not reveal this week exactly when it will be supplying sapphire glass to Apple en masse, the company did issue a public statement revealing that its arrangement with the iPhone maker is "progressing well."

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Rumor: Apple working on 4.7", 5.6" iPhones for release in Q3 2014

02/19/2014, 08:02 am

The latest sketchy report out of the Far East claims Apple is working on two jumbo-sized iPhone models this year, and even goes as far as to claim that executives at the company may not refer to a larger, more premium 5.6-inch model with the existing "iPhone" brand.

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Highly suspect photos claim to show 'iPhone 6' chassis [u x2]

02/12/2014, 05:02 pm

A trio of "blurry cam" photos purportedly showing Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6" chassis have made their way to the Web, with the part sporting rounded corners and a thin design matching the current-generation iPad lineup.

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Latest sketchy rumor claims Apple to launch two 'iPhone 6' models with 4.7" & 5.5" displays in Sept.

02/12/2014, 08:02 am

Rumors about Apple's next iPhone continue to fly, with the latest questionable stab claiming the company is planning to launch a so-called "iPhone 6" this September with two larger screen sizes: 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches.

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Rumors: Apple prepping bezel-free design, Sony FaceTime camera for 'iPhone 6'

02/11/2014, 01:02 pm

A Tuesday afternoon rumor out of South Korea suggests that Apple may be considering an edge-to-edge display for the eighth-generation iPhone, while Japanese media reports that Sony is in talks to supply front-facing FaceTime camera modules for the handset in addition to the rear iSight camera components.

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Apple rumored to use sapphire screen for 'iWatch,' but not next-gen iPhone

02/11/2014, 09:02 am

New reports out of the Far East suggest that while Apple is currently trialing iPhone units bearing sapphire-covered displays, the material will make its debut on the so-called "iWatch" rather than on the company's next-generation handset this year.

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Rumor: Apple to use same manufacturer, processing method for Touch ID in next iPhone

02/11/2014, 08:02 am

Production of the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in Apple's next iPhone will remain identical to the iPhone 5s, utilizing an 8-inch processing method run by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., according to the latest rumor.

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Rumor: 'iPhone 6' may sport 10MP f/1.8 camera with interchangeable lenses

02/04/2014, 12:02 pm

Apple may be planning a major upgrade to the rear-facing camera system in its next-generation handset, according to a new rumor out of the Far East.

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WSJ: Apple to launch two larger iPhones this year, scrap iPhone 5c

01/23/2014, 12:01 pm

Apple will launch two new iPhone models with larger displays later this year, including one greater than 5 inches, and the company will subsequently discontinue the plastic-backed, mid-range iPhone 5c, according to unnamed sources who spoke with The Wall Street Journal.

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Analyst: Apple's 'iPhone 6' design 'locked down' with 4.8" display, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

01/22/2014, 01:01 pm

Though Apple isn't expected to introduce a new iPhone model for months, one Wall Street analyst claims that the company has already internally "locked down" the design for its next flagship handset, sporting a 4.8-inch display and speedy 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity.

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Rumor: Large-screen iPhone 6 in June, 'iWatch' to use flexible LG OLED display

01/20/2014, 05:01 pm

Monday morning brought two questionable reports about Apple's plans for the future, with one Korean publication speculating that LG has won a contract to supply displays for Apple's still-unannounced "iWatch" and a Chinese website claiming a next-gen 4.7-inch iPhone will be unveiled at WWDC.

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Paint-by-rumors: Expectations for Apple in 2014

01/02/2014, 06:01 pm

Despite refreshes or redesigns for almost every product under Apple's umbrella in 2013, even more excitement is expected from Cupertino in 2014 with rumors pointing toward potential forays into television sets and wearable devices alongside larger displays for iPhones and iPads.

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