Consider this your routine reminder not to believe every single Apple rumor, especially those based on mysterious supply chain sources.
The odds are looking good that Apple will ditch the textured, bubbly look of its iOS software in favor of something more modern
The Wall Street Journal reports “people familiar with the device’s production” as saying the next iPhone is on its way for “a possible summer launch.”
I see a couple of possible scenarios here.
Release dates for new Apple products have been tougher to predict lately, with the end of the yearly refresh for new iPads and the ever-shifting launch window of new iPhones.
Recent rumors about Apple “experimenting” with a curved-glass smartwatch have escalated, with Bloomberg reporting that the company “has a team of about 100 product designers” working on the project.
The New York Times reports that Apple “is experimenting with wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass.”
A much slimmer iPad, an iPad Mini with a Retina display and an iPhone with a built-in fingerprint reader could all be on tap for 2013, according to one industry analyst.
The rumor mill is buzzing about what might be next for Apple’s iPhone, and it’s not all stuff we’ve heard before.
As my colleague Harry McCracken pointed out recently, Apple’s not great at keeping secrets anymore. So although Apple hasn’t announced a mini iPad yet, the smaller tablet is almost certainly about to break cover.
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