The Wall Street Journal reports that the next generation iPhone will use “in-cell” technology to make the screen thinner. “Japanese liquid-crystal-display makers Sharp Corp. and Japan Display Inc.—a new company that combined three Japanese electronics makers’ display units—as well as South Korea’s LG Display Co. are currently mass producing panels for the next iPhone using so-called in-cell technology, the people said.” This new technology will not only reduced thickness, it would also improve the image quality. » Next iPhone Has Thinner & Higher Quality Screen
Nobody knows what the next iPhone will be called, some say it will be “The new iPhone” and some say it will be called “iPhone 5”. One this is for sure, Apple is trying to gain control of iPhone5.com.
Fusible notes that Apple has filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) seeking to gain control of the iPhone5.com domain. WIPO authorities are currently assessing compliance of Apple’s claim with the agency’s regulations, and proceedings are likely to be initiated in the near future.
At this point when you go to iPhone5.com, a small discussion forum will be loaded which is dedicated to discussion of the “iPhone 5”. » Apple Seeks to Gain Control of iPhone5.com Domain
Chinese parts vendor TVC-Mall has begun offering slightly different “iPhone 5” home buttons for sale in both black and white. “Different from iPhone 4S 4, the iPhone 5 home button is round in the centre and square outside as the pictures show.” We think that the rounded square portion of the new home button will lie below the surface of the iPhone and that there will not be any noticeable difference to users. » Next-Generation iPhone Home Buttons Appear for Sale