Apple may be ready to switch to a single, unified operating system that powers all of its computing products if Jeffries analyst Peter Misek is to be believed. To be released next year, the A6 system-in-a-chip with a new quad-core processor may apparently be powerful enough for mobile tasks along
According to Einar Rosenberg, Apple has begun experimenting with putting RFID chips with the possibility of a wide range of uses, such as doubling as a credit card, assisting in identifying lost or stolen devices, paying for mass transit, or possibly even using it to sync with a Mac. The source adds that there seems to be a decent chance that we will see it in the next iPhone.
MacRumors has found several new pattent applciations from Apple showing three new technologies for use in future touchscreen devices like the iPhone and iPod touch. They include a possible solution for providing haptic tactile feedback, fingerprint identification, and the integration of an RFID reader.