Looks like Apple might finally be caving in to all those demands for phones with huge screens like we see with Android devices. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple's been tinkering with screens that measure as much as 6 inches, up from the iPhone 5's 4-inch screen. Don't expect them anytime soon, though.
Earlier today AppleInsider published a lengthy article about its discovery that Apple is developing a new 17-watt power adapter for what can only be an new product, and speculation has been running wild as guesses emerge as to what it might be. At 17 watts, it provides a little more energy that you need for an iPad, but much less than the 45 watts needed to run an MacBook Air.
Many of the leaks we've seen over the last few months have featured the iPhone, but today iPad fans get their treat. As reported by TechCrunch, Unbox Therapy managed to get their hands on an alleged case for the iPad 5. If it's really an iPad 5 case, it looks as though it borrows heavily from the lessons learned from the iPad mini, as predicted by previous leaks.
One of the strangest common threads among all the leaks we've seen of the iPhone 5S so far is that none have featured the fingerprint sensor we've heard so much about. Yet with some leaked photos from French site Nowhereelse.fr, that may have changed. Depicting a new home button flex cable part, the image looks as though it could at last prove that one of the iPhone 5S's most anticipated features may be a reality, after all.
Earlier today, TmoNews reported (via MacRumors) that T-Mobile announced vacation blackout days for its employees between September 20 and 22. Why's that news for us? Because it all but confirms that the new iPhones will be available on September 20, the date previously put forward in numerous rumors, most notably by Japanese business publication Nikkei.
Oh, the rumor mill is cooking now and Apple's doing a few things in the background to kick things up a notch. We've seen quite a few high quality leaked photos (if they're to be believed, that is; while this gaudy thing above might not be the gold iPhone Apple's supposedly working on, we've got no evidence the other is real either). And we're getting closer to a date announcement. The suspense is killing us!
Want to know what a difference a good photo can make? Take a look at these photos of an alleged gold iPhone 5S shell taken by Japanese site ASCII.JP (via MacRumors), which shows that it really does lean closer to "champagne" than "ingot." That still may not be enough to escape concerns of tackiness for some critics, but now it at least looks like something in line with Apple's reputation for quality aesthetics.