Apple introduced a pair of new iOS software initiatives — Health and HomeKit — at this year's WWDC that would seem ready-made for new hardware, and now comes a new report claiming the Cupertino company may have designs on "smart home" hardware as well.
All eyes have been on the rumored iPhone 6 and iWatch lately, but it appears Apple has a small surprise up its sleeve this week for iPod touch fans, ditching the 16GB silver model for the same colorful lineup as the 32GB and 64GB editions.
Good news for phablet lovers hoping a bigger iPhone will magically drop into their Christmas stocking this year: Sources are now claiming the larger smartphone will launch alongside a 4.7-inch model this fall.
Now here's one of those reports that won't exactly come as a surprise: It's late June and Apple suppliers in mainland China are said to be recruiting new hires to assemble Cupertino's latest smartphone.
Facing a jury trial next month with $840 million in potential damage claims on the line in a dispute over alleged e-book price fixing, Apple has instead decided to settle out of court to make the problem go away.