Mass Production of 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 and New iPads Reportedly Pushed Back to September

Chinese media sources on Thursday reported that mass production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 was underway, confirming earlier rumours that the device would enter production this month. The new reports were first picked up by GforGames. And considering the increasing number of leaks depicting various 4.7-inch iPhone 6 components, we think it’s safe to assume that … Continue reading Mass Production of 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 and New iPads Reportedly Pushed Back to September

New Mockup of Next-Generation iPad Air Surfaces, Lock Button Still Missing

Rounding up a long week of ‘iPhone 6′ rumours and leaks, Japanese publication ASCII Plus has shared several new images of what it claims is a mockup of Apple’s next-generation iPad Air. The images, first spotted by GforGames, shows the device next to a current-generation iPad Air. Perhaps the most notable difference between the two is … Continue reading New Mockup of Next-Generation iPad Air Surfaces, Lock Button Still Missing

Next-Generation iPad Air and iPad Mini to Ship With More Durable Touch ID Sensors

Last month, highly reliable Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo had reiterated in a research note that Apple would be incorporating Touch ID into its next-generation iPad Air and iPad Mini, claiming that shipments of the fingerprint sensor would hit 120 million units this year. Today, Chinese media reports have corroborated Kuo’s claims, adding that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing … Continue reading Next-Generation iPad Air and iPad Mini to Ship With More Durable Touch ID Sensors

Mockup of Next-Generation iPad Air with Touch ID Appears Online

French site Nowhereelse.fr has just posted a new of photos showcasing an alleged prototype of an “iPad Air 2″, which it claims is being auctioned by Japanese mobile site KingMobile (via Google Translate). The most notable feature of the mock-up, which the French site claims is a “perfect replica” of Apple’s next-generation tablet, is the inclusion … Continue reading Mockup of Next-Generation iPad Air with Touch ID Appears Online

Next-Generation iPad Air to Enter Production This Month

Apple’s next-generation iPad Air is slated to enter production this month, according to Korean news agency ETNews (via AmongTech). Unsurprisingly, the device is said to feature a faster A8 processor (with “50% more performance than the previous A7 chip”) and a “drastically-improved” 8 mega-pixel camera. The new iPad Air will also retain the same design … Continue reading Next-Generation iPad Air to Enter Production This Month

Apple and NTT Docomo to Offer iPad in Japan Beginning June 10

Apple announced in a press release today that it will be teaming up with Japan’s largest carrier, NTT Docomo to offer the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display beginning June 10. “With the addition of iPad alongside iPhone, we now offer the complete lineup of Japan’s most popular mobile devices on the nation’s … Continue reading Apple and NTT Docomo to Offer iPad in Japan Beginning June 10

All Next-Generation iPhones and iPads to Feature Touch ID

Apple will incorporate Touch ID into all new models of iPhone and iPad, according to a new research note by renowned Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo (via Appleinsider). As a result, Touch ID shipments are expected to increase almost fourfold to 120 million units this year. According to noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is … Continue reading All Next-Generation iPhones and iPads to Feature Touch ID

Apple Debuts New “Your Verse” iPad Ads Focusing on Music Creation and Travel

As part of its ongoing “Your Verse” campaign for the iPad Air, Apple today debuted two new video ads featuring the “verses” of music conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen and travel writer Cherie King. The first ad, titled “Esa-Pekka’s Verse”, showcases the capabilities of the iPad in music composition via Salonen’s story. In a bid to “demystify” the … Continue reading Apple Debuts New “Your Verse” iPad Ads Focusing on Music Creation and Travel

Bentley Mulsanne Featured in New Promo Shot Entirely on iPhone 5s, Assembled on iPad Air

British luxury automaker Bentley today posted a short documentary (below) to YouTube illustrating the design philosophy and history behind its cars (via The Loop). The four-and-a-half minute clip, titled “Intelligent Details”, was ‘shot entirely on an iPhone 5s’ and ‘assembled on an iPad Air’. The video, which is narrated by Bentley’s Director of Design Luc Donckerwolk and … Continue reading Bentley Mulsanne Featured in New Promo Shot Entirely on iPhone 5s, Assembled on iPad Air

iOS 8 to Feature Split-Screen Multi-Tasking for iPads

iOS 8 will reportedly feature split-screen multi-tasking for iPads, claims 9to5Mac, citing sources with knowledge of the software’s development.  The feature is designed for iPads with 9.7-inch screens – currently the iPad Air and iPad with Retina Display – and might not work with the smaller iPad Mini. The feature, which will only work in landscape mode, … Continue reading iOS 8 to Feature Split-Screen Multi-Tasking for iPads