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Photos Of Both 5.5 Inch And 4.7 Inch iPhone 6 Devices Appear


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New images have been published which apparently depict the front and rear of the next generation iPhone 6 devices. The photos offer the best look so far at the new devices, and clearly show the larger screens and brand new design of the iPhone 6, which is expected to be available in two screen sizes of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally. The images come from Sonny Dickson, who has posted pictures of unreleased Apple devices in the past, but interestingly lack either the Apple logo or the text ‘iPhone’ on the rear panel.
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New Images Of Assembled iPhone 6


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A user of the microblogging service Weibo has posted pictures of what appears to be the front and back of a fully assembled gold iPhone 6. The user, dreamerjimmy shows images that depict the new device alongside the current generation iPhones and the the difference in the screen size of the two devices are immediately apparent. There’s no word on where the images have been sourced from but it can be seen that the new iPhone 6 looks very like the current generation iPad mini.
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iPad And iPhone Coming To Costco


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Following on from Costco ceasing the sales of Apple products in 2010, the company will soon be selling iPad and iPhone as part of a new agreement with Apple. According to an email from Wireless Advocates, a subsidiary company, the new partnership will allow the selling of wireless Apple products through Costco stores (via MacRumors). However, it is not clear what the timeline is for the launch, as Costco apparently requires some preparation before it can incorporate the new products into its line-up.
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Rumor: iPhone 6 With 5.5 Inch Screen May Actually Launch This Year


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While previous reports have pointed towards 2015 as being the year when an iPhone with a 5.5 inch screen is launching, a new report is suggesting that the device could launch much earlier. According to Brian White, an analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald, the much bigger iPhone could actually be released this year at the same time as a device with a 4.7 inch screen (via MacRumors).

The report suggests that several third party manufacturers had already started producing accessories for the bigger iPhone, which apparently translates to the device launching in Fall this year. The target timeline for the launch of both devices being September 2014.
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Rumor: Apple Launching Complete Home Management System


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A new report is suggesting that Apple will be launching a brand new home management system to allow iOS users to control various household devices using their Apple device. According to the report from the Financial Times, the company is going to be releasing a new system that will integrate tightly with smart devices in the home, such as networked lightbulbs, smoke detectors, security monitoring systems and thermostats, similar to the innovative Nest ‘smart’ thermostat pictured above.
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Rumor: iPhone 6 To Have 1704 x 960 Pixel Screen


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A new report is suggesting that the resolution of the screen on the iPhone 6 will apparently be 1704 pixels tall by 960 pixels wide, a significant increase over the current 1136 x 640 pixels adopted by the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S. The report comes from 9to5Mac who say that sources familiar with the next generation iPhone model have indicated that Apple could scale the iPhone 6 display up to three times that of the original iPhone models, whilst retaining the 16:9 aspect ratio.
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Rumor: iPhone 6 Has NFC


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A new report is suggesting that the iPhone 6 will have Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities, enabling integration with other NFC devices. In repeat of a long standing rumor that has affected the last few generations of iPhone, Brightwire claims to have sources that suggest that the technology, used for electronic payments, will be integrated into the next generation iPhone, and that Apple has already got an agreement in place with China UnionPay.
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Rumor: Production Of A 5.44 Inch iPhone Will Be Limited


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A new rumor is suggesting that the production of an iPhone 6 with a 5.44 inch screen could be constrained in the coming months as prices of sapphire increase around the globe. According to supply chain sources (via gforgames.com), Apple will initially be limited in their first production run to 10 million units of the iPhone 6 with a 5.44 inch screen because it utilises a sapphire glass coating in its display.
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Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1


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Apple has today issued a software update for iOS devices in the form of iOS 7.1.1, a relatively small update which contains a number of bug fixes and improvements to Touch ID on the iPhone 5S. The new update, only a few MB in size, fixes a number of issues with Touch ID, as well as offering improvements in Bluetooth keyboard connections with VoiceOver and keyboard responsiveness.
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Rumor: Launch Of The 5.5 Inch iPhone ‘Air’ Has Been Delayed


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According to a new report, a 5.5 inch version of the next generation iPhone 6, or ‘iPhone Air’ as it has been referred to, will not launch as early as originally anticipated, and will in fact not launch until 2015. The report comes from the Taiwanese publication Industrial and Commercial Times (via MacRumors), and suggests that the reason for the later launch estimate is that Apple is having trouble finding a battery technology that will meet the significantly thinner form factor of the device.
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