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iPhone 6 won’t go sapphire but will offer 128GB version — analyst – CNET

Friday, September 05, 2014

A sapphire screen for the next iPhone is not in the cards, at least so says one analyst. Marques Brownlee/YouTube/Screenshot by CNET Will Apple’s iPhone 6 offer a scratch-resistant sapphire screen? That question has been debated and discussed by Apple watchers. But at least one analyst doesn’t see it in his crystal ball. In an investors note released Thursday and picked up by AppleInsider, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said…

iPhone 6 won’t go sapphire but will offer 128GB version — analyst – CNET

Thursday, September 04, 2014

A sapphire screen for the next iPhone is not in the cards, at least so says one analyst. Marques Brownlee/YouTube/Screenshot by CNET Will Apple’s iPhone 6 offer a scratch-resistant sapphire screen? That question has been debated and discussed by Apple watchers. But at least one analyst doesn’t see it in his crystal ball. In an investors note released Thursday and picked up by AppleInsider, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said…

The Shape Of Apps To Come: Top iOS Designers On New iPhone 6 Screen Sizes – Forbes

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The leaks continue to pile up as we approach September 9. Are there any real surprises in store for what the new iPhones will look like? That we will know in a week. What will take longer is to see how app designers adapt to the new screen sizes that we expect the iPhone 6 and 6L to introduce. I talked to five top iOS designers to get a preview…

‘iPhone 6’ will lack sapphire cover but gain 128GB variant, analyst Ming-Chi … – Apple Insider

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Thursday, September 04, 2014, 06:06 am PT (09:06 am ET) Breaking By Neil Hughes Apple’s “iPhone 6” will not feature a scratch-resistant sapphire screen cover, but both the 4.7- and 5.5-inch versions will come with new higher-capacity options of 128 gigabytes of storage, a barometric pressure sensor, and a programmable power button, according to one well-connected insider. Alleged 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 mockups with iPhone 5s. | Source: TechSmartt…

Apple security breach causes investor panic, stock slide ahead of iPhone 6 launch – ZDNet

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Credit: Apple Apple stock suffered a shock at market close. Typically the iPad and iPhone maker’s shares are a strong bet, but following the well-reported hack of Apple iCloud storage accounts, investors seem to have become skittish. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has begun investigating the security breach, which targeted a number of high-profile female celebrities including Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence — and…

5 Ways Apple’s iPhone 6 Media Event Could Play Out – TIME

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Apple SVP Phil Schiller talks about the iPhone 5s at its September 2013 unveiling. David Paul Morris–Bloomberg/Getty Images You’d think we’d have figured out Apple media events by now. After all, they’ve done dozens of special presentations, seven prior iPhone launches and more Jony Ive product videos than Jimmy Kimmel knows what to do with. So let’s use what we know. Here are the five possible ways next week’s iPhone…

People are lining up for an iPhone 6 that doesn’t exist yet – The Verge

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Some people collect coins, others collect stamps, and then there’s a set of individuals who line up super early for the latest iPhone every year. That’s normally a few days before Apple’s latest smartphone is due to go on sale, but this year it’s happening already. Apple’s iPhone 6 unveiling isn’t expected until next Tuesday, but there’s already people lining up outside the flagship New York City store. That might sound…

Apple investors more interested in iPhone 6 than nude photo leaks – MarketWatch

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Getty Images The rally in Apple shares to new highs made it pretty clear that investors and technology geeks care more about what the iPhone 6 will look like, than the leak of a bunch of nude photos of celebrities, as a…

The people camping outside the Apple store want more than the iPhone 6 – Quartz

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Four people have already lined up to buy the next versions of the iPhone, which aren’t expected to go on sale for another 16 days. But they aren’t really there for iPhones: They are being paid by companies hoping to glom onto the expected frenzy. Joseph Cruz and Brian Ceballo arrived in front of Apple’s glass cube on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday, August 31. They brought tarps, chairs, sleeping bags, and lots of…

Big-Screen iPhone 6: Apple Could Turn The ‘Phablet’ Into A Mainstream Product – International Business Times

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ever since Samsung created the so-called “phablet” category with the first Galaxy Note in 2011, the big-screen smartphone has remained a relatively niche product. But that could soon change as Samsung re-loads its product line and Apple looks to submit its entries next week. If numerous component leaks are to be believed, we can expect Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to announce a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as well as a larger 5.5-inch…

Apple’s iPhone 6 show under a cloud after leak of nude pics – CNET

Thursday, September 04, 2014

When a movie star very publicly identifies your product with excreta, suddenly there’s a lot to think about. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images When Kirsten Dunst describes one of your products with emojis signifying pizza and excreta, you know you have a problem. Celebrities might love to pose in Ellen’s Samsung selfies at the Oscars, but you know that many, like Ellen herself, have iPhones. The mere idea that these deep thinkers…

‘iPhone 6’ Cracked Open In New High-Resolution Video – Huffington Post

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Enough with the leaked drawings and fuzzy photos: Finally we have a sharp, clear video of what might (or might not) be the “iPhone 6.” Apple is widely expected to announce its latest version of the iPhone next Tuesday, September 9. A new video, posted by Russian YouTuber Rozetked, claims to be a close look at what we should expect. Is it legit? Who knows? It’s unclear how Rozetked could…

Apple’s iPhone 6 show under a cloud after leak of nude pics – CNET

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

When a movie star very publicly identifies your product with excreta, suddenly there’s a lot to think about. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images When Kirsten Dunst describes one of your products with emojis signifying pizza and excreta, you know you have a problem. Celebrities might love to pose in Ellen’s Samsung selfies at the Oscars, but you know that many, like Ellen herself, have iPhones. The mere idea that these deep thinkers…

Why Do Android Apps Want So Much Access to My Data? – Yahoo Tech

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Every time you install an Android app, you’re asked to OK the app’s access to certain parts of your phone. You might see this, for example: This week, reader Maureen noted that these apps seemed to be overreaching just a tad. Why, for example, would The Weather Channel app need access to your Device and Call information? Why would it need to know if WiFi is enabled and the names of…

Why Apple’s iPhone 6 Won’t Make Your Wallet Obsolete–At Least Not Yet – Forbes

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A lot is expected when Apple Apple reveals its new iPhone 6 on September 9th–a bigger screen, slimmer profile, faster processor and tougher glass (sapphire!). Now it seems Tim Cook has packed in payment technology that could make your wallet obsolete. On Sunday, Bloomberg reported that Apple will include near-field communication  technology in its new gadget and has signed payment deals with Visa Visa, American Express American Express and MasterCard…

64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test — analyst – CNET

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

This alleged sapphire iPhone 6 screen seems able to ward off a knife attack. Marques Brownlee/YouTube/Screenshot by CNET The much-rumored sapphire screen could pop up on the iPhone 6 after all, but only on the 64GB model. At least that’s the latest speculation from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Debate has surfaced as to whether Apple will upgrade the displays of its next-generation iPhone to sapphire as a way to…

Five Ways the New iPhone Will Be A Game-Changer – Forbes

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

1. In about a week Apple Apple is expected to announce its newest iPhone, and like almost every other journalist in America I am punching the air with joy. That’s because it means for the next week or two we won’t have to do any actual work. We all know that you will click on pretty much any story so long as it has the words “Apple” or “iPhone” in…

Everything we know about the 3 huge flagship phones you’ll see unveiled over … – BGR

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

This past summer was not an exciting time for new smartphones by any stretch of the imagination but September is already promising to make up for it in a big way. Over the next week alone, we’re going to get our first official looks at Apple’s iPhone 6, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 and Motorola’s Moto X+1, each of which by itself would be the most significant smartphone launch since the unveiling of…

Why Apple’s iPhone 6 Won’t Make Your Wallet Obsolete–At Least Not Yet – Forbes

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A lot is expected when Apple Apple reveals its new iPhone 6 on September 9th–a bigger screen, slimmer profile, faster processor and tougher glass (sapphire!). Now it seems Tim Cook has packed in payment technology that could make your wallet obsolete. On Sunday, Bloomberg reported that Apple will include near-field communication  technology in its new gadget and has signed payment deals with Visa Visa, American Express American Express and MasterCard…

Why Apple’s iPhone 6 Won’t Make Your Wallet Obsolete–At Least Not Yet – Forbes

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A lot is expected when Apple Apple reveals its new iPhone 6 on September 9th–a bigger screen, slimmer profile, faster processor and tougher glass (sapphire!). Now it seems Tim Cook has packed in payment technology that could make your wallet obsolete. On Sunday, Bloomberg reported that Apple will include near-field communication  technology in its new gadget and has signed payment deals with Visa Visa, American Express American Express and MasterCard…