It was release week and that means we've got a round up of stories that are all about two things: new iPhones and new iOS. So let's not waste any more time. If you want a quick rundown of the who, what, where, and when, this is the tasty place to be.
Early iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shoppers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their preorders this Friday, but a new report sheds light on how Apple's manufacturing partners are struggling to keep up with the sheer number of devices being sold.
Leaks from the iPhone supply line over in China have become so common in recent years that covering them is now routine, but at last Apple supplier Foxconn is taking steps to crack down on some of them. One of the alleged culprits behind the leaks of the shell of the iPhone 6 is now in custody for selling the shells on the black market.
Earlier this afternoon word came in that Thailand had approved Apple's application to distribute two new iPhone 6 models in the country. Now there's more news out of Asia, stating that the device 6 is now in the PVT (Product Validation Test) stage of production at Foxconn in China. That means that production is about to ramp up in a big way.
We're seeing more and more mockups and leak videos with each iteration of the iPhone and now we've got video of the 6. Or so they say. Who knows until the veil is lifted come September? But we do know one thing for certain, there are factories, known Apple partners, who are on hiring binges right now…
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.
"Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand"... and soon, she can go shopping at an Apple retail store as the country of Brazil lands its first brick-and-mortar location chock full of Cupertino's finest.
Steve Jobs famously refused to look back, always keeping his eye focused on the future -- but the return of the discontinued iPhone 4 in a trio of emerging markets indicates the new Apple may be taking a different approach.
Things are unlocking, things are opening up, and we’re seeing technology used in marvelous ways to make connections. Plus, a hint of what’s just around the corner, or at least a rumor, as there always are when it comes to Apple. So let’s just go have a little look-see shall we?