Apple cut down on vacation time for its AppleCare employees last year for the launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Apple may do the same this year to its German retail employees and employees in other countries as well for the launch of the iPhone 6 this year.
We have seen many comparisons of iPhone 6 mockups to the iPhone 5s and fifth generation iPod touch and we have definitely seen a huge amount of rumored iPhone 6 images, reders, schematics, and videos. And now 9to5Mac has made a massive comparison video comparing an iPhone 6 mockup to an iPad Air, iPad mini, iPhone 4/4s, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPod touch.
Nintendo has filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to take down a a Game Boy emulator called ‘GBA4iOS’.
The popular Game Boy emulator allowed users to play Game Boy Advanced, Game Boy Color, and original Game Boy ROM’s on their iPhones and iPads without the need to jailbreak their device.
Apple lauched a USB Power Adapter takeback program last year to help costumers replace their counterfeit chargers with Apple chargers, Apple did this due to a few deaths that occurred because of these fake chargers.
You can buy an iPad charger for $19 at Apple Retail and Online stores, while the counterfeit chargers are only a couple of bucks on eBay. Ken Shirriff has written a post on his blog about how dangerous it is to use counterfeit chargers.
iPad fans have been asking for a split-screen multitasking feature for years because up until now we can only use apps individually in a full screen view. According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple may be adding that feature soon.
Tim Cooks charity auction hosted by charitybuzz ended today with the final bid of $330,001.
The French website Nowhereelse.fr have posted photos comparing an iPhone 6 mockup with the iPhone 5s. The website claims that it got the photos from an unnamed source.
Hyper has unveiled an Apple-approved iPhone/iPad USB flash drive with an integrated Lightning connector that allows it to work with computers and iOS devices.
Times of India has reported that Apple will introduce the iPHone 5c 8GB in India earlier next month for about “Rs 35,000-Rs 37,000 with a buyback offer” which is “about Rs 2,000 cheaper than the 16GB version with a buyback offer”.
BrightWire has reported that Apple may integrate Near Field Communication (NFC) technology into the iPhone 6.
Apple has made a deal with China UnionPay to incorporate the banking company’s s services into the Passbook app for mobile payments and the two companies are also working together to create another mobile payment method that will be used to make purchases in Apple Stores, according to source.