Tag: Apple Rumors

New iPhone XR May Feature a New Antenna Design for Faster Data Speeds

Wireless carriers are upgrading their networks to offer faster, more stable data speeds. But that only counts for so much if devices don’t support it. And while Apple is expected to launch a proper 5G-enabled iPhone in 2020, that doesn’t mean it can’t upgrade incoming iPhones to support faster data speeds before that. That’s apparently […]

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Apple May Use Private Medicare Plans to Subsidize the Price of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Series 4 is not necessarily the cheapest device out there, and the price tag may be too high for some people to pick up. Even those who might benefit from the smartwatch the most. In an effort to help with that, Apple is reportedly in talks with private medicare plan providers to […]

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Verizon May be Adding a Full Apple Music Subscription at no Additional Cost to Some Unlimited Plans

Verizon may not have as many bundled perks as some of the other carriers out there, but it does, at the very least, offer up a six month free trial period of Apple Music. So that’s something. But it looks like the partnership between Verizon and Apple is going to get a bit better for […]

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Apple May Launch a 7th-Generation iPod touch; 2019 iPhones Rumored to Adopt USB-C

Apple may be ready to make some big changes in 2019, including a revitalization of an aging brand, and the adoption of a oft-requested port. According to a report on Monday from Mac Otakara, based on information gathered by the publication from unnamed sources, Apple “might” be on the way to launch a brand new, […]

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Apple Considered Using 5G Modems From Samsung, MediaTek, and Intel for 2019 iPhones

Word on the street is that Apple isn’t rushing to adopt 5G technology in its iPhone lineup this year, but it appears that the company at least considered it. According to a report from Reuters, based on testimony provided by Apple supply chain executive Tony Blevins during the ongoing trial between the Federal Trade Commission […]

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Apple Reportedly Told Chinese iPhone Venders to Drop iPhone 8, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max Prices

There are always two sides to every story, and that definitely appears to be the case when it comes to how the iPhone market is doing. Earlier today, there was a report that Apple had cut iPhone XS and iPhone XR production by upwards of 10 percent for the firs quarter of 2019. And that […]

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Apple Supplier Announces New Light and Proximity Sensors to Help Shrink the 2019 iPhone Notch

Apple obviously has its own pipe dreams related to the iPhone, but it can only go so far based on the realities of the technology available to it. That’s why the notch on the iPhone X, and the iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR are so big. However, word on the street is starting to […]

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Apple May Support RCS for Improved Text Messaging Outside of iMessage

Standard text messages aren’t great, but thankfully there’s technology out there that has improved the experience for the companies who actually support it. That technology is called Rich Communications Services or RCS. This is a significant upgrade to the standard text message, or SMS, and it has been in place for quite some time already. […]

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‘iPhone XI’ Renders Reveal Triple Camera Setup on the Back

Despite the fact that we’re in 2019 already, the rumor mill has been pretty quiet on the iPhone XS successor up to this point. But it was inevitable that the rumor mill would come up with something fairly early into the year. And here we are just six days in and we’ve got the first […]

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Analyst Predicts 2019 iPhone May Feature In-Display Touch ID, USB-C, and a Smaller Notch

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, says some changes are coming to help boost iPhone upgrades/sales, spurred on by an expected weak first fiscal quarter of 2019. The question is, of course, will any of those changes actually result in more iPhone upgrades and sales? Only time will give us the answer to that. However, until we […]

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Signs of an Impending iPhone XS Battery Case Pop up Again, This Time in iOS 12.1.2 Battery Widget

It has been a bit of time since Apple released a battery case for its iPhone lineup, but the company may be alleviating that problem soon. A Reddit user by the name of Tom had to make some physical changes to the battery case he owns for the iPhone 7, shaving it down to fit […]

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NPR is Working to Try and Figure Out Which Podcasts Ads You Skip and Listen to

There’s no denying that podcasts are a big deal, and the ad platforms that serve the listening community are just as important. Which is why the National Public Radio, or NPR, wants to dig into the nitty gritty of what podcast listeners are listening to when it comes to advertisements, and which ones they are […]

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Amazon Says Apple Music is Coming to Other Alexa-Enabled Smart Speakers in the Future

Back in November, Amazon and Apple confirmed that Apple Music was making its big debut on Alexa-enabled speakers, the ones sold directly from Amazon with that Echo branding. And, sure enough, that holiday season launch window was met with gusto, as Apple Music officially rolled out to Echo-branded, Alexa-enabled smart speakers earlier this month. (Click […]

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