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.
Word on the street is that Apple is planning on dropping the blue and coral color options from the new version of the iPhone XR. That handset is expected to be unveiled later this year. But while two colors will be getting removed from the rotation, two new colors will be getting subbed in: lavender and green.
Later this year, Apple is expected to launch a trio of new iPhone models. Two of which will be successors to the current iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The other, a follow-up to the successful iPhone XR. All three are supposed to be using a new processor under the hood, the A13.
Word on the street is that Apple is going to (finally) launch a standalone Music app for the next version of macOS. And now a few more details have leaked out ahead of this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
According to the rumor mill, Apple is planning on launching its first 5G iPhone in 2020. And while that effort may still be in the works, the company has received a pretty big blow as one executive leading the charge departs.
While a lot of talk has been passed around regarding a 5G iPhone arriving next year, a similarly-equipped iPad has been missing from the rotation. But that changes today, as one analyst predicts Apple could be preparing a launch in 2021.