The Verge reports that Apple is planning for the “iWatch” to run a “full” version of iOS rather a simpler operating system such as that seen on the iPod nano. “Interestingly, we’re also told that Apple’s chosen to rework the full iOS to run on the watch instead of building up the iPod nano’s proprietary touch operating system — although the previous nano was already watch-sized and seemed like a great starting point for a watch, Apple’s betting on iOS across product lines.” » Apple “iWatch” Will Run Full iOS & Arrive Later This Year, However Battery Life Is An Issue In Prototypes
Rene Ritchie at iMore confirms that the iPhone 5S will be unveiled in August. According to Rene Ritchie the iPhone 5S will improve the internals of the phone while leaving the outer casing untouched. iMore is also predicting a possible April launch date for the fifth generation iPad and the second generation iPad mini, which would be in line with the previous iPad 1,2 and 3 launch dates. » Next Generation iPads Due In April, iPhone 5S In August?
Brian White “a Topeka Capital Markets analyst” released a report about last week’s CES in Las Vegas. In this report he notes that “checks” at the show suggest that Apple is looking to launch the next-generation versions of the iPad and iPad mini in March. “Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the second-generation iPad mini this March. The iPad 5 is expected to be lighter and thinner than the iPad 4 that was released in October, while the form factor of the iPad mini should be similar to the first generation iPad mini that debuted in October.” » Next-Generation iPad & iPad Mini Rumored To Launch in March
Multiple websites report that Apple will release the iPhone 5 in India and at least 8 other countries on November 2, including: Croatia, the Dominican Republic, Greece, Mexico Bulgaria, Malta, Romania, and Thailand. The iPhone 5 will be available in 100 countries by the end of the year. » iPhone 5 Launching In India and At Least 8 Other Countries On November 2
Earlier we already wrote that Apple will most likely launch the “iPad Mini” on Friday, November 2th. Now TechCrunch reports that it has received information from its own sources pointing to the same date. As well as a German site iFun.de, claiming that Apple has informed a major shipping logistics partner that it should be preparing for a significant boost leading up to that date. » More Sources Confirming iPad Mini Launch Date On November 2
Apple has only just send out invites to a special event next Tuesday the 23rd of October where they are expected to announce their new iPad Mini, as well as a new 13 inch Retina MacBook Pro and possibly a new Mac Mini. Now Geeky-Gadgets received details about the iPad Mini release date from a trusted source, saying that it will be released in the US and UK on November 2. » iPad Mini Launch Date Is November 2