Rumor: Apple considering 12.9-inch iPads with 2K and 4K resolutions for 2014 launch

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Adding to rumors that Apple is seriously considering a larger iPad model, a Chinese website on Tuesday claims Foxconn has built five prototype versions of the alleged 12.9-inch tablet featuring 2K or 4K screen resolutions.

Citing a people familiar with the matter, Chinese publication PadNews claims Apple is testing five different 12.9-inch iPad models built by partner manufacturer Foxconn. Further, the company may launch a version with a 2K resolution screen in the first half of 2014, then debut an even higher resolution 4K model a few months later. (more…)

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Prosecutors urge use of iPhone anti-theft system

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple’s new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts.

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Piper Jaffray: ‘iPhone 5C’ may not include Siri, could replace iPhone 4S at bottom of lineup

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In a research note issued to investors on Monday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster predicts Apple may scale back iOS 7 on a rumored low-cost iPhone, possibly hobbling the handset by deactivating features like Siri. (more…)

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Apple Reportedly Prepping for September Launch of New iPad, but iPad Mini Still in Flux

Digitimes reports that Apple has finalized plans for its fifth-generation iPad, targeting a September launch for the redesigned device that is rumored to be taking design cues from the iPad mini with narrower side bezels and a thinner body. (more…)

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iOS 7 to Have Video Zoom

While Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 is not yet ready to be released to the public, there are numerous speculation and rumors concerning the features of the upcoming product. Developers have discovered some quite interesting details on how video recording will be tweaked on the ‘fruit company’s’ new operating system. It is said to be allowing the users zoom in while recording video. iOS video zoom can become a real leap forward for company’s mobile devices. (more…)

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