An official at an Apple display supplier in Korea has told the The Korea Times that they are working on a 12.9-inch Retina Display which will be used in the next-generation iPad. He also said that the tablet’s release is set for early next year. The report also states that this new display will have many more pixels than Apple’s current 9.7-inch iPad Air, nearing ultra high-definition (UHD) quality. » Apple To Release 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” Early 2014
Samsung and LG already created a phone that comes with a curved screen and now Bloomberg reports that Apple is also working on a curved screen. According to the report, Apple will include a curved screen that is larger than the current screen in the next-generation iPhone models. » Apple To Introduce Larger Curved Screen In Next Generation iPhone?
TmoNews report that T-Mobile has implemented vacation blackout dates between September 20 and 22, potentially confirming a prospective September 20 release date for the iPhone 5S and 5C. The blackout period, does not allow employees to take vacation time to ensure that T-Mobile has adequate staff on hand for a large release event. » T-Mobile Employee Blackout Dates On September 20 & 22 Support iPhone 5S & 5C Release Date
Japanese magazine Weekly ASCII now shares some new closeup photos [Google translation, via Macotakara] of a yellow version of the alleged low/cost iPhone plastic rear shell, showing it in good detail while also placing it alongside an iPhone 5 for comparison. There is no confirmation that this rear shell is a genuine one leaked from Apple’s supply chain, but these parts are appearing in significant quantities standardized around a common design that is also consistent with long-running rumors of Apple’s plans for the device. » Closeup Photos Of Lower-Cost Plastic iPhone Rear Shell Compared To iPhone 5
Nowhereelse.fr shares [Google translation] a pair of photos of what may be the rear shell of Apple’s rumored lower-cost plastic iPhone. The site does acknowledges that it could simply be a part of a Chinese iPhone 5 clone, but some features such as a round rear microphone hole and rounded rear edges are consistent with previous claims for the lower-cost iPhone. » Photos of Plastic Rear Shell from Apple’s Lower-Cost iPhone?
Case manufacturer Tactus shares a photo of what is said to be the rear shell of Apple’s rumored lower-cost iPhone. In line with previous rumors, the part appears to be manufactured from plastic. The low-cost iPhone design will be similar to the iPod classic with a flat back and curved edges, as well as a shift to elongated volume buttons along the left side. » Picture Of Lower-Cost iPhone’s Plastic Rear Shell Surfaces?
Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities “who has a reliable track record in predicting Apple’s future product plans” got some new details about the low-cost iPhone. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s new entry-level handset will have a 4-inch display, matching the size of the iPhone 5. The phone will also have a “super-thin plastic casing mixed with glass fiber”, between 0.4 and 0.6 millimeters thick, and will be available in 4-6 colors. » Lower-Cost iPhone: 4-Inch Display, Super-Thin Plastic and Fiberglass Shell In 4-6 Colors [rumor]