Apple will likely outsource production of its new micro-LED display technology to avoid manufacturing snafus and because its secret California facility is reportedly too small for mass-production. The company wants to keep this promising proprietary technology away from its partners as long as possible, the story goes.
The wait for AirPower will soon be over if a new report attributed to unnamed Taiwanese industry sources is anything to go by. According to the story, Apple’s upcoming multi-device Qi wireless charger will launch before the end of March.
Instagram has been found to include an unreleased Portrait mode-like photography feature in the Stories camera, hidden in the Instagram application file for Android. When asked about this, Instagram declined to comment.
Dialog’s boss told German newspaper Euro am Sonntag that it expects Apple, its top customer, to use its power-management chips for a significant proportion of its devices in 2019 and 2020. In other words, Apple may continue to work with Dialog until its future chip designs are finished.
Based on reports and whispers gleaned from the supply chain, the most reliable Apple analyst now thinks that Apple’s popular MacBook Air notebook line is not on its way out after all, saying that a more affordable model is on the horizon.
Apple’s rumored noise-cancelling over-ear headphones could cannibalize some Beats sales, with a new Bloomberg report saying that Apple has struggled with the design of the upcoming accessory. In addition to noise-canceling capabilities, the company reportedly plans to include similar wireless pairing functionality to its AirPods.
The 2018 iPhone lineup will include a near-6.5-inch model, reports Bloomberg. The outlet says the handset, which would be the largest ever for Apple, will feature an OLED panel with a resolution of 1242 x 2688.