Posts made in February, 2014

Sony said to be talking to Apple about …

By on Feb 12, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

iPhone 5S rear camera. (Credit: Apple) Sony is in negotiations with Apple for supply of sensors for a “new iPhone,” according to a Japan-based report. The talks call for Sony to double the supply of camera components for a “new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year,” according to a Wednesday report in Nikkei, Japan’s largest...

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Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Points To Impending Merger Between The …

By on Feb 12, 2014 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

A leaker took to Reddit earlier today and listed details of Microsoft’s coming Windows Phone 8.1 surfaced through early access to the update’s software development kit (SDK). In addition to a host of feature upgrades, the changes include work by Microsoft to bring Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows RT closer together. That aligns with the statements of Microsoft...

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Cydia Tweak: Passcode Lock Individual iOS Apps With iAppLock

By on Feb 9, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

More than a few jailbreak tweaks might protect our iOS apps using Touch ID, but one recent addition to the Cydia Store allows owners of any iOS device to secure an application using a simple four-digit passcode. It’s called iAppLock, and best of all, the jailbreak tweak can be downloaded free of charge. Once downloaded and installed, the free package adds a new iOS...

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Rumor: iOS 7.1 to Hit in Early March

By on Feb 9, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

So churneth the rumor mill. According to the latest batch of unnamed sources speaking to 9to5Mac, Apple’s first major update to iOS 7 is expected to hit in “early March.” That’s a wee bit later than some of the other rumors that pegged Apple’s update arriving in the next few weeks or so. Suffice to say, it appears as if iOS 7 will be...

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Report: Apple Preps Sapphire Plant for Tougher iPhone Screens

By on Feb 9, 2014 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Matt Peckham for TIME Say goodbye to those chintzy smartphone screen protectors; Apple could be on track to use scratch-proof sapphire crystal in its next iPhone. A report by 9to5Mac suggests that Apple could produce 100 million to 200 million smartphone-sized displays per year in a new Arizona manufacturing plant. Apple is working with New Hampshire-based GT...

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