A new report claims that Apple is looking to permanently stop the production and sales of the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pros in the second half of 2014. This comes less than a year after its 15 inch sibling was discontinued.
Apple may start charging customers for online chat support if they are outside their warranty period, claims 9to5Mac. This paid support option may launch alongside a new online hardware repair and replacement service. Both services could launch as soon as next week.
Apple bundling a $25 iTunes Gift Card with the Apple TV; sparks off speculation of next-gen Apple TV
In what is claimed to be a stock clearance drive, Apple is offering a $25 gift card with every purchase of its current gen Apple TV. Rumors of Apple preparing to launch a refresh to this home media device have been floating around the internet for quite a while now, so this new move doesn’t surprise us.
As we draw closer and closer to Appleâs iPhone 6 intro(s), rumors get more frequent, aggressive, bigger, often more credible, but sometimes crazier as everyone tries to score free, easy media exposure. Itâs just the way the world works, Iâm afraid, and you can choose to participate in the speculation fest or simply ignore and mistrust everything until said device(s) go official.
Apple is not looking to build LTE into its upcoming A8 chipset, industry sources told Fudzilla. Instead of an SoC with LTE, Apple will rely on Qualcomm to provide a dedicated LTE chipset for its next generation iPhone. The A8 is rumored to be the ARM-based successor to the company’s current A7, which powers the iPad Air, iPhone 5s and iPad mini with Retina display.
Jony Ive vanishes from Apple’s Executive Profiles webpage, prompting departure rumors [Update: He's back]
Though nearly confirmed to land later this year, possibly ahead of the iPad Pro, Appleâs first ever smartwatch, fittingly called iWatch, is still most likely a long way from completion. Otherwise, Cupertino wouldnât be looking for sleep researchers, physiologists and biomedical specialists to help them get the project off the ground.