Today United Airlines announced its intentions to distribute iPhone 6 Plus units to its more than 23,000 flight attendants sometime in the second quarter of next year. With the help of Apple's latest handsets, flight attendants will be able to access company e-mails and perform most onboard functions and thereby replace many separate items once needed to do the same job.
One of the great ways to get in on the Apple rumor writing racket is to scour the patents and the job listings. At least one of those bears fruit this week, plus keeping an eye on the Asian press, where so many Apple products are manufactured, also delivers some goods for your rumor mongering. So let's see what they've discovered and what else might be happening in the Apple news.
The last couple of months have proven that the critics were right after all: Apple simply needed to make an iPhone with a bigger screen to storm the smartphone market. New research from Kantar demonstrates just how true this is. By the end of the quarter ending in October of this year, the Cupertino company had already nabbed a whopping 41 percent of the so-called "phablet" category.
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…
iPhone 5 rumors are like opinions: everybody has one to share--except us. Instead of speculating what new handset hotness is being cooked up in Cupertino, we’d rather wait and bask in the glory of yet another amazing piece of Sir Jonathan Ive designed hardware once it is officially announced. That said, we’re not above keeping you up privy to what everyone else is saying about this year’s most anticipated handset.