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Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple iPhone 6 Could Launch July This Year, Analyst Says

In a research note to investors,  Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba suggests that Apple’s next-generation iPhone could be with us sooner than expected. According to the report, checks in Asia and Japan indicate that a July introduction of the new lineup is very likely. “The supply chain vendors are getting ready for an earlier ramp up of production versus prior years,” Abhey Lamba said. “Recently, the company has been introducing new lineup in September time frame whereas the next generation phones could come out in July this year,” Abhey Lamba explains.Read More

Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Wondershare TidyMyMusic For Mac Review

If you’re like me and fancy yourself to be a closet DJ, then having a well organized iTunes library is a must. I love my music, but with a library of over 4000 songs, I struggle to keep things nice and tidy until now – thanks to TidyMyMusic. What is it? Wondershare website boasted that TidyMyMusic (Mac): Is an all-in-one solution which uses sophisticated acoustic fingerprint technology to accurately find and add artist name, song name, album art, genre info and more. You can even download and view song lyrics and weedRead More
According to a report from Advertising Age, Apple may not be the heartless, money-grabbing company many suggest it is. The report highlights that Apple is leaving money on the table by refusing to hand over valuable users’ information to advertisers. “Measuring U.S. mobile ad revenues only, Google and Facebook tower over Apple,” Kate Kaye reports for Advertising Age. “Top dog Google garnered $3.98 billion in mobile in the U.S. in 2013 while second-ranking Facebook generated $1.53 billion, according to eMarketer. Apple collected $258 million in U.S. mobile-ad revenue last year. It mainlyRead More
Recently, 9to5 mac revealed more information on Apple’s ties with GT Advance. According to the report, it appears GT Advance will be making sapphire-crystal display for future iPhones. 9to5 mac: So the big question here is how will this benefit consumers? Here we have videos of GT Advance demonstrating the durability of sapphire display over competing displays: This shows once again that Apple is “Thinkong Different” in the Post PC era.Read More
Apple’s music streaming service – iTunes Radio is appearing on the Music App on both iPhones and iPads for some users in the UK, Australia and Canada, according to a new report from AppleInsider. iTunes Radio was unveil at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 10, 2013 and was made available to users in the US on September 18, 2013. Apple promised that the service will come to countries outside the US in early 2014. Judging from this report, the launch appears imminent. iTunes Radio on UK iPhone operating on O2′s wireless network.Read More
Foss Patents is reporting that US Judge Lucy Koh has handed down a summary judgement late on Tuesday 24, declaring that Samsung‘s Android-based devices have infringed an Apple patent on word recommendations (autocomplete) and a Samsung patent on multimedia synchronization invalid. This judgement is in relation to the second Apple v. Samsung multi-patent trial in the Northern District of California scheduled to begin on March 31, 2014. Judge Koh denied a couple of other summary judgment requests by Apple and the entirety of Samsung’s related motion, leaving those issues to a federal jury, the reportRead More
iPad mini with retina display

Posted On January 10, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

iPad Mini Beats iPad Air

After proclaiming the first generation the real iPad” last year, Dan Frommer is back with an updated comparison between the iPad mini with retina and iPad Air. Dan Frommer: I’m in full agreement with Frommer – I found that theRead More

Posted On January 10, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

AFP: Pegatron And Foxconn To Share Production Of iPhone 6

Agence France-Presse   (via Taiwan‘s Liberty Times) is reporting that Pegatron will reportedly split the manufacturing responsibility of Apple’s iPhone 6 with Foxconn. Pegatron currently assembles Apple’s iPad mini and iPhone 5c while Foxconn is responsible for the manufacturing of Apple’s flagship iPhone 5s. According to the report: Apple is widely expected to launch two versions of the iPhone with larger display this year. According to various reports, the two sizes will range from 4.7 – 5.7 inches. The key to predicting the size of the iPhone 6 would be to lookRead More
Street Insider is reporting that Standpoint Research Analyst Ronnie Moas, has downgraded Apple stock from Hold to Sell because of poor working conditions in China. According to Ronnie Moas: “For Apple Computers to pay their workers $2 an hour while they have $150 billion in the bank is nothing short of obscene… They have workers who are doing back-breaking and eye-burning work in depressed states of mind and in many instances have already committed suicide. Instead of treating their employees like human beings, they are treated like animals. If it were notRead More
iPhone 5s
Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst at Creative Strategies, Inc, shares his opinion on what Apple strategy will be in 2014 in this great piece.  According Ben Bajarin, pundits and critics shouldn’t be dismay if Apple doesn’t release a TV, smart watch, bigger iPhone or bigger iPad. Ben Bajarin based his opinion on the theory that “Apple has customers not competition.” Ben Bajarin:  The broad claims that are made about what Apple should do are almost always based a round competitive reasons. Folks claim that because Apple’s competition is doing something that Apple should also or they will lose.Read More
Digitimes is reporting that Apple’s iWatch production yield is reportedly less that 50 percent, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. This poor yield is attributed to difficulties applying surface treatments on their metal injection molded (MIM) chassis, the report said. “The MIM process is often used in the mass production of high-precision products with complicated industrial designs as it allows components to feature special shapes, but still maintain rigidness,” Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai writes for Digitimes. “MIM-made components used to be used inside products, but as the components are now becomingRead More
Apple iPhone 5s
According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal (via Forbes) the Taiwan‘s Fair Trade Commission has fined Apple 20 million Taiwan dollars (US$670,000) and ordered to stop interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing. The Commission found that the Cupertino-based company violated article 18 of Taiwan’s Fair Trade Act in Taiwan. Apple has the right to appeal the decision. According to the report: Apple Inc. has been fined 20 million New Taiwan dollars (US$670,000) and ordered to stop interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing, Taiwan’s Fair Trade CommissionRead More