Posts tagged "cheaper iPhone"

Does the MacBook Pro Price Cut Signal Something Wrong with Apple? [Opinion]

The day before Valentine’s Day Apple had surprised the blogosphere and consumers by announcing both a processor refresh and price cut for its recently-released Retina MacBook Pros and MacBook Air. Yes, in an unexpected move – just four months after introducing its high-end laptops – Apple chops $200 off the

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iPad 5 Rumored to Launch in October, iPhone 5S to Feature a 13MP Camera

This year–just like the one before it–Jeremy Hortwitz of iLounge had the opportunity to hold a physical model of the next generation iPad in his hands much earlier than any of us could. This time, he suggests the iPad 5 will boast some amazing features and changes, some of them

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Should the Apple Board Replace Tim Cook with Jony Ive? [Opinion]

After eighteen months of running Apple following Steve Jobs’ untimely death, dark clouds have gathered above Tim Cook’s head: Apple is expected to report its first profit drop in a long time. This begs the question: Is Tim Cook a perfect fit for the CEO position, or should the Apple board

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Gallery: Apple’s Cheaper iPhone 5/5S/6/Mini

Although the Internet is ablaze over rumors of a cheaper iPhone, it seems like the device itself has originated from a game of telephone; it is still a bewildering process trying to piece together whether it will actually surface or not. Nonetheless, if it does indeed come into fruition, then it would more than likely borrow from the current iPhone 5, the designed-on-a-stricter-budget iPod touch, and journey back to take design cues from the classic plastic iPhone 3G. From this conglomeration of released designs and rumors comes a very realistic gallery of images depicting what a next-generation, yet cheaper iPhone could look like.

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Is a Cheaper iPhone Featuring Plastic and Metal Chassis Design Due?

Additional reports have surfaced about the next entry-level iPhone’s outer shell, reinforcing earlier reports claiming it could be made of plastic. This time, Digitimes cites anonymous sources in Apple’s supply chain who allege that the lower-cost iPhone chassis supplier will be a US-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider. The Taiwanese

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Tim Cook Reveals Apple’s Plans for China

Tim Cook’s official visit to China didn’t just include socializing while visiting Apple Stores and undertaking a meeting with the Chinese Minister of IT. According to a Reuters report, Apple’s CEO and China Mobile’s Chairman Xi Guohua met today to discuss “matters of cooperation”, which suggests the ongoing talks between

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iPhone 5 Mini Concept

This article has been updated, please read the new version here. Rumors of a low-cost iPhone being in the works–in an effort reach customers across the globe– just don’t stop. The launch of the iPad mini reinforces once again Apple’s ability to answer to market demand and deliver a high-class

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Google Voice App From Black Swan Available for Download to Jailbroken iPhones

Following in the wake of Apple's rejection of the Google Voice app about six months ago, the cool cats at Voice Central went a different route and created Black Swan, an app with similar functions to Google Voice, though instead of functioning as a web app, Black Swan is stored locally on the iPhone.

According to The Unofficial Apple Weblog, jailbroken iPhone users can simply go here and download the software, which supports features such as easy access to voicemails and quick access to the call or SMS buttons. Other features include a link to a list of recent calls, just like the iPhone OS app while other nice bells and whistles include landscape mode functionality.

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