There have been numerous rumors regarding the launch date of the iPhone 6c – Apple’s cheaper iPhone. Some predicted that the iPhone 6c will come in 2016, while others believe the new models will launch with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in September. According to a new report from Kevin Wang, senior analyst with IHS electronics research in China, the iPhone 6c will be unveiled in September alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. G for Games first reported that on Wang’s predictions. In addition to the iPhone 6c, Wang alsoRead More
iPhone Force Touch
According to a new report from 9to5 mac, sources familiar with the matter have informed the publication that Apple is working to bring Force Touch to iOS. The iOS version of Force Touch reportedly known internally as “Orb”, according to  Mark Gurman. According to Gurman, the Force Touch experience on iOS would look like this: A user can look up a point of interest in the Maps application, and then Force Touch on the destination to immediately begin turn-by-turn directions. Currently, if a user wants to start navigating to aRead More
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A new video from Unbox therapy, the same folks that kicked of the “Bendgate” controversy, shows that Apple has made some adjustments to the outer shell of the next generation iPhones. The area around the Home and volume buttons on the “iPhone 6s” appear to be thicker at 1.9mm compared to 1.14mm in the iPhone 6, which suggests hat Apple’s next generation iPhones will be harder to bend. This should be great news for people carrying their iPhone in their back pocket! SourceRead More
Alleged photos of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus components are coming thick and fast, which suggests a September launch is on target. The latest leak, courtesy of NowhereElse, shows internal components of the next – generation iPhone. The parts leaked include, the flex cable which links the power button, volume control and others: The ring that surrounds the Touch ID technology in the Home button:     And finally, the ring of the protruding metal ring on the iPhone 6s camera is here to stay, at least for theRead More
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According to the latest from the French technology blog –, Apple is indeed preparing to release an iPhone 6c, contrary to recent rumors that Apple would not release one this year. Evidence that Apple is working on an iPhone 6c came courtesy of a leaked battery pack, which sports a 1715mAh load capacity and was produced March 2015. The iPhone 5c has a 1507mAh battery while the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are powered by a 1,810mAh and a 2,915mAh battery capacity respectively. Additionally, the report speculates that the iPhone 6c will maintainRead More
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According to a new report from (via MacRumors) sources from the China has sent images of the purported iPhone 6s front panels on the production line. The report highlighted that they were not able to identify any noticeable difference between the iPhone 6’s and iPhone 6s’s front panels.  Apple is expected to bring Force Touch technology and possibly sapphire crystal display to the next generation iPhones.  Read More
Apple Car
Rumours that Apple is working on an electric car to rival Telsa has been circulating since the  being of the year. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple had hired Doug Betts, of the auto industry’s veteran manufacturing executives, signals that its efforts to develop an electric car could be gaining ground. “Doug Betts formerly worked at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV until last year, is now at Apple with his job title describes as “Operations – Apple Inc.” Earlier this year, Apple hired Paul Furgale a well-regarded autonomousRead More
New purported images of the”iPhone 6s Plus published by MacRumors (via indicates that the next generation iPhone Plus will sport a similar design language to that of the current generation iPhone 6 Plus. However, the 6s Plus is expected to feature a “stronger” rear housing to prevent a repeat of the “bendgate”  controversy that plagued the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6.  Read More
I recently bought an Apple Watch and returned it unopened. I’m assuming a lot of folks are like me – holding out for the second generation Apple Watch. I still believe that Apple Watch 1 is a great product, however, I was slightly disappointed that many of the rumored biometric sensors that could record hydration, blood pressure, glucose and sleep pattern data did not feature in version 1.0. Writing for Mac360, Wil Gomez made some salient points about some folk’s expectation of the Apple Watch and what it really is: ToRead More
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Apple invents new Biometric ID system for the Apple Watch, which involves the use of a light emitter and a light sensor to determine characteristic(s) of a user’s vasculature. According to a new patent filing, Apple has invented a new Biometric ID system for the Apple Watch. The invention involves the use of a light emitter and a light sensor to determine one or more characteristics of a user’s vasculature (arrangement of blood vessels in the body or in an organ or a body part). For example, a pulse oximeter employs aRead More