According to a research note from Christopher Caso,Â an analyst withÂ Susquehanna, the iPod lineup will not be refreshed this year, which means that there won’t be aÂ new iPod Touch to accompany the iPhone 6 launch in September. The report also states that Apple could be looking to replace the iPod line with the upcoming iWatch sometime in the future, indicating that the iPods are on their death beds now.
‘Brightflash’ Rumored as Apple Shell Company Pursuing iWatch Trademark Protection in Major Countries
We told you yesterday that Apple is extending its own “Apple” trademark to include jewelry and watches, but it looks as if the Cupertino corporation may be moving to pursue the true iWatch trademark itself in major first-world countries using a “Brightflash USA LLC” shell company.
Apple is widely rumored to release the iWatch, a smartwatch with a focus on health and fitness, following Tim Cook’s multiple statements saying the company will enter new categories in 2014. A good sign that this rumor is likely true â€” Apple expanded the “Apple” trademark to cover Jewelry and Watches as well.
Tim Cook said that Apple sees the wearable devices market as an area of “profound” interest, and the iWatch is reported to be Apple’s first product in this new category of devices. According to rumors and speculations, the iWatch will be a smartwatch with a focus on health and fitness, thanks to an array of on-board sensors. Read on to learn more about the iWatch.
Nike lays off employees from Fuelband team; sparks off speculations that it will stop making wearables
Apple is widely expected to enter the hot wearables space with the launch of itsÂ iWatch smartwatchÂ later this year. We’ve seen plenty of concepts that try to imagine what this new product might look like, but we haven’t seen many concepts with a round display.
A new report from Korean sourceÂ Naver has reaffirmed that LG will be the sole supplier of the flexible display panels required for the rumoredÂ Apple iWatch. It is said that Apple found LG’s flexible displays to be suitable for the new wearable with the appropriate size, brightness as well as power consumption.