If sources close to Apple are to believed, the iPod touch may be getting a substantial overhaul with the 2010 model expected next week -- and that an earlier leak of a small touchscreen device seen above may actually be the next iPod nano.
If you had placed bets on when Apple would schedule their annual media-centric event for next month, we hope you put your money on September 1, because the company has announced that’s when the gauntlet is officially being thrown down.
What can we hope to see Cupertino announce next Wednesday? We dusted off an old magic eight-ball and translated the results for you, so read on and find out what’s on deck -- or not.
Earlier this week we told you about the leaked pictures of the new iPod touch parts, including the LCD and digitizer board. But, if you needed more convincing, SmartPhone Medic has done a side-by-side video comparison between the new iPod touch LCD and digitizer, and the older generation iPod touch components.
According to the video, the newer screen looks identical to that of the iPhone 4, which follows along with the rumors we've been hearing.
Remember Paul Shin Devine, the mid-level Apple global supply chain manager accused of accepting $1 million in kickbacks? Yeah, there's a new twist to his increasingly ugly tale.
The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that Devine, who snagged the high-priced payola after awarding a number of iPhone and iPod accessory contracts to his favored (see also: those willing to pay for the privilege) vendors, has turned out to have multiple bank accounts in a number of foriegn countries registered under his and his wife's names.
Any one who's ever followed the emotional roller coaster of Apple's patents knows that sometimes the Apple Patent falls far from the tree. And sometimes it hints at completely awesome technology we could never have dreamed possible.
It's rumor Monday! Or, it's just Monday and the news was a tad slow over the weekend, which is why we've got spy shots of the purported next-generation iPod touch floating on our site. The photos come from M.I.C. gadget, and they show iPod touch parts with front-facing cameras.
Amidst rumors that have been heating up in recent weeks regarding an iOS-powered Apple TV replacement called iTV, Digg founder Kevin Rose has chimed in with his own thoughts on what he’s heard out of Cupertino.
There's nothing that warms the cockles of a Apple fanboy's heart more than a freshly discovered listing for "unknownHardware" nestled away in a bit of software. If you listen closely, you'll hear the screams of joy sounding out across the globe, for "unknownHardware" has indeed been listed for the rumor mongers to wax speculative over.
With iPad sales continuing to roll merrily along, Apple's competitors are rallying to ride the tablet train. Canada's Reseach In Motion, who we all know and love as the briefcase toting, three-piece suit wearing RIM, is no different as they're rumored to be in the final stages of developing a tablet of their own, which could be called the "BlackPad".
Ok, we'll admit it: That's a sweet name. But what's it got going for it? Plenty, if the rumormill is correct.
Finally, the Taiwanese Economic Daily News got the scoop on who will be supplying parts for the rumored seven-inch iPad. We know they're still just rumors, but what they're saying lends a touch of credibility to everything we've heard about the new iPad, which we're sure Apple will be refreshing soon. Here's the rundown, after the jump.