Code found in an internal build of iOS 13 points to Apple continuing work on its AR headset. Rumors have pointed to Apple releasing its AR headset in 2020, though the most recent one from DigiTimes claimed that the project was terminated.
In its Voice Tech Report of 2019, Mangrove Capital Partner claims that Apple will launch SiriOS for developers at WWDC 2020.
Apple is likely to reintroduce the rainbow logo on some of its devices. The once famous logo was discontinued in the late ’90s. Perhaps Apple wants to invoke nostalgia and position the products accordingly.
A DigiTimes report claims that Apple has terminated the development of its AR glasses.
Apple might be preparing to buy Drive.ai, a self-driving car startup. According to the report, the Cupertino company is mostly interested in the engineers behind the project.
The 3D Touch debuted on iPhone 6s and has been carried on to all the other models including the latest iPhone XS Max. Earlier on, a rumor had surfaced that Apple is going to ditch the Haptic Touch across all new iPhones and iPad. This was learned by a team of analysts from Barclays, who talked with multiple Apple Suppliers.
Apple may be splitting the manufacturing process of their OLED displays for this years iPhone models. Previously, Apple has used LG as the supplier for their LCD panels and Samsung for the OLED variants, however, due to the rising rivalry between Samsung and Apple, the Cupertino company may be switching entirely.
Apple Pay continues to expand, finding its way into new regions across the globe. Several different countries in Europe recently gained support for the mobile payment option. And now two new additional regions may get support as well.
Back in April, Apple released its latest quarterly earnings report. Unfortunately, as is par for the course, the company didn’t divulge specific numbers. Not even for the iPhone. That’s why analysts have some room to weigh in.
The cellular modem situation for Apple’s iPhones (and iPads) has been in a bit of a rocky state lately. But it looks like the settlement with Qualcomm may have finally calmed things down. At least as far as third-party help is concerned. But what about Apple’s custom cellular modem dreams? Those may have been pushed back a bit.