Category: Rumours (Apple)

iPhone 8 mock-ups reveal a beautiful phone… maybe

Many of my friends are still holding on to their rather dented and slightly battered iPhone handsets. They’ve dodged the iPhone 7, some have even skipped the iPhone 6s, in anticipation of the “big one” – the iPhone 8. Rumours are always to be taken with a large …

New patent suggests a future Apple Watch could be round

I always find it mildly hilarious to see how much credence tech writers attach to patents.  Herewith a case in point.  In December 2015 Apple submitted a patent with the catchy title ‘Electronic Device Having Display with Curved Edges’, followed up by a related patent in January 2016. …

Possible iPhone 7 benchmarks are impressive

Just two more days. That’s it. Until Apple reveals their new ‘revolutionary’ new iPhone 7 handset. Apple people like myself don’t have a constant stream of new handsets to get excited about, so let us have our excitement for a couple of weeks! We already know pretty much …

iPhone 6S battery life depends on who made the chip.

Not long after the release of the new S variant of the iPhone, someone decided to take it all to pieces to have a looksee what all the hoo- har is about. Well, it appears that the A9 chip in Apple’s new iPhone 6s is manufactured by two …

iPhone 6s appears in leaked video?

Well it’s coming to that time of year, when we receive stacks of iPhone-related gossip about the next version. The latest “leak” comes in the form of a video which purports to show the latest handset from Apple. As with other iterations of the “S”, the form factor …

The iCar, coming to a road near you soon?

An Apple project to develop an autonomous car is well under way according to documents seen by The Guardian. They state that Project Titan is now looking around San Francisco Bay for places to test it. In May, engineers from Apple’s secretive Special Project group met with officials …

Apple Pay: Coming to UK on July 14th?

Apple Pay. The unapologetically Apple payment system which aims to replace plastic (see what I did there?). 9to5Mac reports that Apple Pay will launch in the UK on July 14th 2015, and its sources are very, very specific. Another retailer shows the same date, with training kicking off …

iPad Pro details revealed in iOS 9 code

Ever since the demise of Steve Jobs, Apple has become something of a leaky sieve.  One of Jobs’ great triumphs was to keep the tech industry guessing as to what he would reveal on the stage. Rumours were rife of course, but the eventual announcement was always something …

Apple may be waterproofing the next iPhone

We’ve heard these rumours before about waterproofing but this time they come with a little weight. Apple have applied for a new patent that allows the coating of components with a silicone based substance something called “hydrophobic coating.” From what I understand, it’s basically a way to coat everything …

HealthKit trademarks point to iWatch this year [RUMOUR]

Trademarks are great, not only do they provide protection for individuals and companies against copies, they also provide news stories when companies disagree on them *cough* Apple and Samsung *cough* but also trademark filings can often provide hints as to what companies have planned as they register names …

Is Apple going to Unveil the iPhone 6 on September 9th

It’s that glorious time of the year when the tech world goes into a meltdown of anticipation as the first rumours of a new iPhone launch date starts to hit the net. We should point out that at this stage Apple are remaining tight lipped and have yet …

Spigen pretty much announce the 4.7″ and 5.5″ iPhone 6

Case manufacturers often get their hands on dummy versions of new phones before they are released so that they can design and manufacture a case in time for the device to be released. Spigen are one of the most popular case manufacturers and so it makes sense for …

Apple confirm Beats purchase for $3bn

This news we expected for a while, especially with Dr Dre on video talking about being a ‘billionaire’. We knew it was all but signed. The deal is now confirmed by Apple. They have purchased Beats – the company that makes headsets and speakers. Beats also provide a music streaming service …

New iPhone 6 fodder for the rumourmill

It’s nicer when we can talk about things other than dodgy power buttons…  April may be a little early for the annual frenzy of speculation surrounding a new iPhone release to kick off, but there’s been a lot of speculation over the last few months over what the …

WWDC 2014, Keep June 2nd Free

It’s that time of the year again when Apple set their date for WWDC and we are inundated with ideas of what might be released this year. Will it be the Ipad 12, Iphone 26S, Mac OS 134.23.  Okay they are a bit over exaggerated but we have …

iTunes Radio to hit the UK in 2014

Music streaming services are fast becoming all the rage and in particular services that are tailored to the individuals listening preferences. With Google having already entered the fray internationally and services such as Spotify already offering a radio streaming service, Apple are slightly behind the curve. However, this …

Google Music for iOS approaching

Using iTunes on your iPhone? Of course you are, but if you’ve thought about trying Google Music it’s really not been possible. Not fully anyway. However, there’s rumours suggesting that this will change pretty soon indeed. Engadget are stating that the iOS version is already being tested and …

iPad Mini 2 Rumour: Gold and Touch ID

As we get closer to the rumoured iPad refresh (everything’s a rumour, even the launch!), we have another tip on what we might see. The details sound plausible and the tip comes from Sonny Dickson; who had some of the most accurate new iPhones pictures before launch. So …

More leaked pictures of the iPhone 5c

The well known source of reliable leaks, Evleaks, has today posted on their Twitter page these pictures of the rumoured iPhone 5c. He has also posted an image from Case Mate as well showing a case and the phone. Said to be announced on 10th September not long …