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WSJ: Apple preparing 70M to 80M combined iPhone 6 units for biggest launch ever

07/21/2014, 08:07 pm

Apple has reportedly asked partner suppliers in Asia to ramp up mass production of expected 4.7- and 5.5-inch "iPhone 6" models, with combined orders for both versions amounting to between 70 million and 80 million units.

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Samsung says iPhone 5s users have 'screen envy' of Galaxy S5 in latest ad

07/21/2014, 04:07 pm

In a commercial released on Monday, Samsung goes after Apple's rumored larger-screened iPhone offerings expected to launch this fall, saying the Galaxy smartphone line has had the feature for two years.

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Video shows supposed 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' display scratched by sandpaper, suggests not sapphire

07/19/2014, 02:07 am

In a video posted to YouTube late Friday, a part purported to be Apple's "iPhone 6" cover glass was again exposed to a torture test, this time failing to resist scratches from garnet sandpaper, a material softer than sapphire.

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Photos purport to show 'iPhone 6' Lightning port, microphone flex cable

07/19/2014, 12:07 am

A pair of images out of Asia on Friday supposedly show a flex cable for an unannounced Apple product, containing a Lightning connector port, microphone and unusually large headphone jack.

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Rumor: Apple's 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' to enter mass production next week, 5.5-inch model in August

07/17/2014, 10:07 pm

A report coming out of Asia on Friday claims Apple partner supplier Foxconn is prepping for mass production of a rumored 4.7-inch next-generation iPhone this month, while a larger 5.5-inch model is slated for manufacturing in mid-August.

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Video shows rumored 'iPhone 6' sapphire front panel destroyed by car

07/11/2014, 10:07 pm

After multiple torture tests, a purported sapphire front cover rumored to be bound for Apple's 4.7-inch "iPhone 6" has finally been broken, but getting there took a car weighing 1.6 tons.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' to sport localized haptic feedback, linear oscillating motor

07/10/2014, 06:07 am

According to the latest rumblings out of East Asia, Apple's next iPhone will come with an advanced vibration unit that can provide varying levels of haptic feedback in specific areas of the handset's screen.

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Foxconn's 'Foxbot' robots will assist human workers at major iPhone factory, report says

07/09/2014, 05:07 am

Following up on news that Foxconn would soon deploy robots on assembly lines dedicated to Apple products, a report out of Asia claims the so-called "Foxbots" will have a limited role in device assembly as humans are still needed for most operations.

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Purported 'iPhone 6' sapphire display undergoes extreme torture test in video

07/07/2014, 08:07 pm

Hours after a video purportedly revealed Apple's rumored sapphire crystal "iPhone 6" display on Monday, another short film hit the Web, this time putting the supposed part through a battery of torture tests that included knives, keys and extreme bending.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' to launch on Sept. 25, larger 5.5" version dubbed 'iPhone Air'

07/03/2014, 05:07 am

Another questionable rumor out of China on Thursday claims Apple will announce its next-gen iPhone on Sept. 15 ahead of a Sept. 25 launch date, while mention is made of a 16GB 5.5-inch version that will supposedly be called "iPhone Air."

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Rumor: Apple to limit 128GB 'iPhone 6' option to 5.5-inch model

06/26/2014, 03:06 am

According to a rumor out of China, Apple may release a 128GB version of its next-generation iPhone, but restrict the option to a higher-end 5.5-inch model in a bid to differentiate the "phablet" device from the company's stable of smartphones.

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Apple's 5.5-inch 'iPhone 6' to sport optical image stabilization, 4.7-inch version will not

06/24/2014, 07:06 pm

Due to supply constraints, Apple's rumored 4.7-inch "iPhone 6" handset is not expected to come with optical image stabilization (OIS) components, one analyst says, though yields may be high enough to include the part in a larger 5.5-inch variant.

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Apple suppliers to start production two larger 'iPhone 6' models in July, both may see Sept. launch

06/23/2014, 09:06 pm

Following rumors of a massive Foxconn hiring spree, Bloomberg on Monday reported Apple's suppliers are slated to start production of two larger screen iPhones next month ahead of a possible concurrent September release.

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Rumor: Foxconn to hire 100K workers for July 'iPhone 6' production, Pegatron gets 30% of orders

06/23/2014, 05:06 am

A report on Monday claims Apple partner manufacturer Foxconn will supposedly hire some 100,000 people in a ramp up toward July production of the next-generation iPhone, while secondary supplier Pegatron is also preparing to increase recruitment efforts after netting a 30 percent share of orders.

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Video shows alleged 5.5-inch 'iPhone 6' mockup is taller than Samsung's Galaxy Note 3

06/17/2014, 09:06 pm

A video posted to YouTube on Tuesday pits widely circulated 4.7- and 5.5-inch "iPhone 6" dummy models against the iPhone 5s and other popular handsets, showing Apple may be headed deep into phablet territory as the larger version is noticeably taller than even Samsung's Galaxy Note 3.

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Alleged 5.5-inch 'iPhone 6' mockup compared to 4.7-inch dummy in new photos

06/14/2014, 07:06 pm

A pair of photos published to Twitter on Saturday show a side-by-side comparison of mockups believed to be representative of Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6" models, which are rumored to be coming in 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screen sizes.

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Rumor: Photo shows "iPhone 6" rear shell with cut-out Apple logo

05/29/2014, 09:05 pm

A week after photos of a rumored "iPhone 6" backlight hit the Web, a fresh report on Thursday claims to have snapped the first pictures of the next-generation handset's rear cover, which appears to sport a cut-out Apple logo.

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Rumor: Photos of supposed 'iPhone 6' backlight hit Web

05/23/2014, 06:05 pm

In what could be a sign that production of Apple's upcoming "iPhone 6" is well underway, photos of a supposedly leaked LED backlight for the handset's 4.7-inch LCD display hit the Web on Friday.

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Rumored 'iPhone 6' dummy compared to iPhone 5s as more alleged 3D renders leak online

05/11/2014, 06:05 am

A pair of reports on Saturday claim to reveal a bit more information about Apple's upcoming 4.7-inch "iPhone 6," with one comparing a widely circulated dummy of the larger handset against an iPhone 5s, while the other features 3D renderings purportedly from an Apple partner supplier.

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Apple rumored to launch 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' in August, larger model in September

05/09/2014, 03:05 am

According to the latest rumblings out of the Far East, Apple is planning to debut the 4.7-inch version of its next-generation iPhone in August and may follow up with a larger model a month later.

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