According to a new blog post from BlackBerry's CEO, the U.S. government needs to force developers to make their apps available across all platforms, and he specifically singles out Apple as representing part of the problem. Elsewhere, there's new information from "inside sources" regarding the battery life for the upcoming Apple Watch, as well as specifics on how much key Apple executives made last year.
So, what about the Apple's Watch's battery life? That was one of the big controversies about the device leading up to its announcement, and if the rumors are to be believed, one of the chief reasons why Apple was reluctant to announce it. And now that the world officially knows about the device, it's still one of its chief concerns. According to a new report, however, Apple may be able to fix it (a bit) in time for the release next year.
If you want to know more about the iPhone 6 and iWatch, you're in luck — it seems that a day can't go by without more rumors about Apple's upcoming hardware. But that's not all that's been happening this week — there's also been loads of other news, including a new look at Apple HQ, info on vastly improved battery life, and some great tips to deal with spam and Time Machine.
The iPhone's battery life has steadily been improving since its debut, but a new rumored partnerhsip in the works between Apple and Britain's Intelligent Energy could result in iDevice battery lives reaching days or weeks. Reaching this goal is all about implementing embedded fuel cells, reports The Daily Mail.
I've mentioned in the past that Apple seems to have energy conservation at the heart of its latest designs, and we've seen that especially with the long battery life of notebooks running Mavericks and in the very design of Apple's new campus. But in the future, as reported by 9to5 Mac, the Cupertino giant might allow us to harness the power of the sun when we charge our iPhones and iPads.
Apple's been playing up the power-saving capabilities of Mac OS X Mavericks ever since it was announced, but until now we haven't had any real idea of what that might mean. Was it a few minutes? Maybe as much as an hour? On the contrary, John Siracusa of Ars Technica reports (via MacRumors) that a 13.3-inch MacBook Air can attain as much as 15 hours of battery life with Mavericks.
Although it won't be able to run OS X Mavericks until this fall, Apple used WWDC 2013 to introduce updates to the MacBook Air line with dramatically improved battery life and a new AirPort Extreme Base Station to power its 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
Are you finding your iPhone 5 battery life just doesn't go as far with iOS 6.0.2 as it did prior to installing this week's update? If so, you may not be alone, judging from posts on Apple's support forums.
The iPhone 5 is great in pretty much every aspect, but battery life continues to be an issue for some despite its slightly larger battery than the iPhone 4S. While you can't swap out the battery for a larger one, there are 5 simple usage tips that can keep your iPhone 5 running longer than it would otherwise.