The possibility of Siri coming to the iPhone is one of those subjects that's always been popular on the Apple rumor mill, but a new patent application suggests we may see it after all. Intriguingly, the features described in the application extend even further than the features currently offered for iOS. There's even a hint that future Apple desktop screens might feature screens support interaction via touch.
An old joke that circulated when the iPad was first announced called the then-new device a "gigantic iPhone," and now it looks as though Apple's taking the same approach to the next iPad by blowing up the iPad mini. The good news, though, is that the move could mean a meaningful improvement as regards the act of handling the device, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.
Touchscreen gloves in April? Tell it to our friends in the Midwest and Colorado right now. (And shoutout to anyone else who has snow and isn't too excited about it.) Newer Tech's NuTouch Gloves are the first step toward admitting that you're addicted to your iPhone since you can't even keep your hands off it when it's cold and gross outside and if you don't wear gloves your fingers will go numb.
Apple's media event at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco has offered up a new iPhone 5, release date information for iOS 6 and a preview of a new version of iTunes launching in October -- as well as new iPods.
As a jury weighs the fate of Apple v. Samsung here in the U.S., a South Korean court has already come to a decision in a separate case, ruling that the companies have both infringed on each other's patents, with several older products now banned for sale there.
Last week’s invitation for Apple’s media event today included the curious wording “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” While those words have been over-analyzed in the seven days since being posted, a last-minute rumor is now speculating that the next iPad may gain the ability to feel the screen as well as touch it.
Apple hasn’t introduced anything radically new since the original iPad almost two years ago, and even that was viewed by many at the time as simply a “bigger iPod touch.” While Cupertino continues to incrementally advance the Mac and its iOS platforms, the recent release of the iPhone 4S disappointed many who were looking for something totally new and exciting. Which got us thinking: What will Apple think of next?
iPod fans have been waiting with bated breath for Apple’s fall media event to be announced, especially with the spotlight now shining brightly on a new iPhone. Much to an iPod lover’s chagrin, Apple’s invitations on Tuesday say everything: “Let’s talk iPhone.” Could one or more of the iPod line soon go swimming with the fishes?