Despite an initial launch that made spur-of-the-moment ordering nearly impossible, Apple has done what would have been inconceivable four months ago: lowered its order for the iPhone 5's production in the first quarter of 2013 by a significant, apprehension-inducing amount that is either foretelling or downright embarrassing. With reports ablaze that the next iPhone could launch around June, this could very well be fuel for a convincing fire.
Just as iPhone 5 availability has improved by a week (now taking 2-3 weeks for orders from the Apple Store to ship), comes reports sporting the addition of the "S" we have come to expect from a follow-up release. Don't get too cozy with iPhone 5 as Apple may be pushing its follow-up much more aggressively, with new rumors pointing to production testing beginning this December. Such a speedy production timeframe could mean that we will see iPhone 5S much earlier than anticipated.
Uh oh, next-generation manufacturing issues on the down-low! Reportedly, the battery to be included inside the new iPhone expected to be released this fall has been facing complications in manufacturing. According to the Chinese news source Sina, only 30% of currently-produced batteries meet Apple's standards.
One of Foxconn’s newest plants in Chengdu, China was victim to an explosion last night. Though the exact extent and cause of the explosion is unknown, there were hundreds of people inside the building when the explosion occurred. The Wall Street Journal reports that over a dozen people have unfortunately
Another month, another rumor about the white iPhone 4. This month’s white iPhone 4 rumor is brought to you courtesy of Bloomberg, who says that they have a source who knows that it will be available at the end of April. According to the source, it will launch simultaneously on
There have been rumors going around that both the fifth-generation iPhone and the second-generation iPad will see releases pushed past their usual launch window. Both rumored delays to the expected release dates of the devices are assumedly the cause of Apple’s increasingly more demanding manufacturing and desire for a massive
Apollo IM's developer Alex Schaefer is moving into enemy territory this week as he joins forces with once competitor MobileChat. This is good news for MobileChat users who have suffered from server problems and general bugs, since the extra hands will help alleviate these problems quicker. Alex is said to be taking over the user experience and interface enhancements for MobileChat aswell as helping squash bugs according to a recent blog post from Twenty08, the softwares maker.