Apple has been granted a broad patent describing how advanced sensors attached to devices or worn by users can monitor and analyze movement, force, and environmental conditions. Many of the described functions fit well with possible features of the rumored Apple "iWatch."
Rumors of a forthcoming Apple “iWatch” exploded over the weekend, fueled by reports that the Cupertino iDevice maker is already testing prototypes of a device that will run a version of iOS and integrate closely with the iPhone.
Rumors and leaks suggest that the 5th gen iPad will be thinner and narrower with the same relative proportions as the iPad mini. Using this information, MacRumors has prepared high quality renderings of what such a device would look like.
Apple may finally unveil the long-awaited update to the Mac Pro in the next few months, according to information reportedly given by the company to an Authorized Reseller in France this week. With the current Mac Pro about to be banned in the EU due to new safety requirements, Apple has reportedly promised a new Mac Pro model for this spring.
Sources claim that over 40 percent of Apple's iPhone sales last quarter were from the iPhone 4S. Is this a bad sign for the iPhone 5, an understandable consequence of the iPhone 5's rollout, or merely false rumors in a battle between the companies that produce the two iPhone models?
Image files hidden in the iPad's iOS 6.1 firmware add support to the longstanding rumors that Apple may soon launch a Pandora-like "iRadio" service. The images show a radio tower icon, a plus button, the word "buy" in the filename, and may apply to an online internet service or even a future FM tuner in Apple's tablet.
Apple is reportedly in talks with Time Warner to offer the company's HBO GO service on the Apple TV. HBO GO allows current HBO subscribers to view hundreds of hours of premium content on demand.
The next full-sized iPad will adopt the same GF2 DITO display technology that Apple introduced in the iPad mini, sources claim. The new thin-film process will allow Apple to make significant reductions to the thickness and weight of the forthcoming fifth-generation iPad.
New information found in an iOS 6 beta and in retailer inventory logs indicates that Apple may soon release a new 128 GB capacity model of the fourth-generation iPad. With no word on pricing or release date, the move may be seen as a temporary measure to keep interest in the iPad high until the comapny can launch fifth-generation devices later this year.
The latest iPhone rumor to rear its head claims Apple is prepping to release a new model dubbed "iPhone Math" sometime in 2013. The Math model will allegedly have a bigger screen, falling in the awkward size range between the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, along with an awkward and very un-Apple like name.
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iPhone Math? Even if Apple goes with an awkward and unlikely 4.8-inch screen size, we can only hope there was something lost in translation and that the name is totally wrong.
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