You've seen the leaks, you've read the rumors, but enough is enough: When is the next-generation iPhone actually going to start rolling off the assembly lines? We don't have those answers, but it appears manufacturing is indeed kicking off this month.
As WWDC 2014 quickly approaches, the rumor mill has turned to an iMac refresh and other idle speculation in recent days, mostly jumping off the so-called "iWatch" bandwagon — a brief reprieve that ends right about now.
Sure, you've already had your iPhone 5 for nearly three months, so it's old news to you -- but what about the folks who live in mainland China and Taiwan who have had to go without all that time? That problem is now in the past.
Apparently, it's not just iOS 6 users who are unhappy with Apple's new Maps app -- a new report claims that the Taiwanese government is also up in arms over satellite imagery of a missile defense system there.
Not everyone is happy to take cash from Apple, with a new report claiming Cupertino was turned away in its efforts to invest in a Taiwanese chip maker who also rebuffed an investment from rival Qualcomm.
It may seem hard to believe for those of us who take it for granted, but there are still many parts of the world where the iTunes Store is not available. Thankfully, there are now 12 less places without it across Asia today.