It is not a new rumor that Apple is supposed to work on an iWatch. Today though the rumor is back in full force getting covered by the New York Times. According to the report Apple engineers are experimenting with devices made with curved glass that run iOS.
I am not ueber excited about the new smart watch trend. I was a fan back when the first wave of Bluetooth watches came out in Japan about 15 years ago. Now with age comes the preference to wear the classic Steve McQueen Tag Heuer Monaco and not a shiny curved glass smart watch.
The New York Times speculates that Apple is using Corning's new bendable Willow Glass for the iWatch design. Besides this there is nothing concrete in the lengthy report. It is clear that wearable technology is now on a fast rise. Apple has dabbled in this segment with the Nike partnership, but clearly there is room for more wearable products from Apple. If it will include a smart watch remains to be seen.
Apple retail employees are a great resource for advice on picking your Macs and iOS devices but now an Apple news aggregator is reporting that retail employees are now privy to Apple’s secret launch plans for its biggest product launches of the year. The information was supposedly relayed during what Apple calls an “All Hands meeting” at one of Apple’s stores. MacRumors cites an Apple retail employee for what would seem like a highly unlikely story of the iPhone 6 launching on 14th ... Source: 9to5Mac
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Apple may be planning to launch the iPhone 6 on Tuesday, October 14 as the month itself will be an incredibly busy one for the company, according to a source that spoke to MacRumors citing an internal Apple Retail Store meeting. The source notes that a senior Store Leader mentioned October 14th as being an "immense" day for Apple, adding that the whole month of October would be very busy for stores and the company itself. Apple is also said to planning a media event for T ... Source: MacRumors
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The long-rumoured Apple TV set-top box overhaul won't be adorning home entertainment set-ups until next year, if reports on Wednesday are to be believed.According to The Information, Apple has shoved the launch of the device into 2015 after failing to entice content providers to buy into its vision for IPTV distribution.The site's sources believe the cable providers are concerned that acquiescing to Apple's advances could see Cuperti ... Source: Tech RadarFull article at: Tech Radar17 hours ago, 3:32pm CDT
An Apple support page for installing Microsoft Windows using Boot Camp was discovered to have two listings for a “mid 2014 Mac mini” and a “mid 2014 27-inch iMac,” according to 9to5Mac's Ben Lovejoy. Neither computer has been officially announced by Apple, however. The Apple support page has since been changed to remove those listings. According to the webpage, the site was last modified Tuesday, when the first reports of this listing were publicized by 9to5Mac and other promine ... Source: The Business Insider
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Apple's growth in the overall worldwide smartphone market continues to slow as it loses ground to smaller Chinese vendors releasing more affordable devices, even as the smartphone market itself grows substantially. According to IDC's latest estimates, worldwide smartphone sales for the second quarter of 2014 grew 23.1 percent year-over year as smartphones continue to replace feature phones, with a record quarter of 295.3 million shipments. Apple shipped 3 ... Source: Mac RumorsFull article at: Mac Rumors1 day ago, 1:28pm CDT
Google is well underway to dominating the smartwatch market with Android Wear, so the inevitable competition from Apple must be just around the corner, right? Right?Not according to a report on money.udn.com, a Chinese site that says the rumored iWatch has been delayed until the fourth quarter of 2014.Not only that, but apparently iWatch shipment projections have also been "severely" revised from 20 millio ... Source: Tech.co.uk
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Changes in profit forecasts at TPK may signal delays in iWatch production, reports suggest. Taiwanese publication UDN notes that TPK -- thought to be making touch modules for the iWatch -- has pushed back a predicted third-quarter profit surge into the next quarter. Since suppliers often experience such surges in association with Apple orders, it could mean that iWatch production has suffered setbacks. TPK also provides touch components for devices like the iP ... Source: MacNN
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Taiwanese newspaper UDN last Thursday said Apple supplier TPK, which has reportedly been tapped to build parts for Apple's upcoming smartwatch, has “revised” its predictions of a profit spike in the third quarter, pushing back that surge by about three months. According to GforGames (via AppleInsider), which first discovered the UDN report, this pushback could mean Apple’s iWatch is suffering from delays. Apple’s ... Source: The Business Insider
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