This Is the Concept Car Apple Designer Marc Newson Already Designed

5:59 PM, Feb. 16th, 2015 · · Rumor

Ford 021c

The whole world is now talking about the Apple Car, bringing a number of investigative resources to the subject. On Friday,  it was pointed out that Apple designer Marc Newson already designed a concept car, and on Monday, Time dug up a rendering of that vehicle. It was called the Ford 021c.

Wall Street Journal: Apple’s Car Is Codenamed ‘Titan’

9:29 PM, Feb. 13th, 2015 · · Rumor

The Apple Crystal Ball

The Wall Street Journal is tossing its hat into the "Apple is Working on a Car" ring. On Friday, the newspaper reported the most extensive details yet of Apple's research team, and said specifically that Apple was developing an electric car with an Apple code name of "Titan."

Apple Is Working on a Car

5:40 PM, Feb. 10th, 2015 · · Rumor

Apple Is Developing a Car

Apple is going into the car business. According to BusinessInsider, an Apple employee wrote to say that his group was working on something that will, "give Tesla a run for its money." Bryan Chaffin says his own sources back this up.

Taiwan Supply Chain Claims Apple Watch Production Will Begin in January

7:51 PM, Dec. 11th, 2014 · · Rumor

The Apple Watch Crystal Ball

A supply chain leak out of Taiwan is claiming that Apple and Quanta have solved yield issues that will allow Apple Watch production to ramp up starting in January. United Daily News reported that the first wave of Apple Watches will number in the 3-5 million mark, with 24 million scheduled for all of calendar 2015.

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I hope UDN has this one right. I can't wait to strap an Apple Watch onto my wrist.

Apple Reportedly Plans Cheaper Beats Music in iOS in 2015

7:53 PM, Nov. 20th, 2014 · · Rumor

Beats Music

Apple is working behind the scenes to secure better pricing for Beats Music customers before including it as a service in iOS in 2015. Citing unnamed sources "briefed on the plans," The Financial Times reported that Apple is looking for a retail price of US$5 per month for subscribers, while record labels are holding out for a higher price.

Chinese Site Reports Apple Planning October Release for iPad Air 2

8:24 PM, Sep. 22nd, 2014 · · Rumor

The Apple Crystal Ball

Apple is planning to release the next iPad in October, according to Chinese-language site Commercial Times. Citing sources in Apple's Chinese supply chain, the site said that Apple would release the "iPad Air 2" next month, while the iPad mini won't be updated until the first quarter of 2015.

Apple Reportedly Working on Rewards Program for Mobile Payment System

5:21 PM, Sep. 8th, 2014 · · Rumor

The Apple Crystal Ball

Apple will launch a "pilot program for merchant partnerships," according "multiple sources with knowledge of the program" cited by Bank Innovation. The financial industry magazine said the program could be a rewards program for shoppers tied to the mobile payment system the company is expected to launch during a media event on Tuesday, September 9th.    

Rumor Claims Apple Placing NFC Sensors in Disney Stores Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

8:58 AM, Sep. 8th, 2014 · · Rumor

Apple has reportedly been installing Near Field Communication, or NFC, sensors in its own retail stores along with Disney Store locations, adding more fuel to the rumors that the iPhone 6 will include NFC support as part of a new mobile payment system. Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 at a special media event on Tuesday, September 9, at the Flint Center in Cupertino.

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As we get closer to tomorrow's media event, it seems even more certain that Apple is finally embracing NFC. What we don't know yet is if it'll be in the iPhone, iWatch, or both.