Earlier today we posted the first image of the back plate for the next-generation iPhone, and now we have received several more images that are very high-resolution. These new shots showcase a comparison between the black and white versions of the next-generation iPhone back.
These parts look much more like something Apple would produce than any of the horrid renders that seem to be floating around. Although that off-colour strip of metal across the back is ugly. Apple can’t ship that.
Apple could be gearing up to make some changes in iOS 6 that will introduce a fresh new look to the iPhone. This summer we could be waving goodbye to that traditional iPhone blue that has adorned iOS apps for the past five years and saying hello to sexy silver.
I must say, these look great. The heightened contrast really is awesome. I hope this turns out to be true.
In Android, real-time audio is actually at least half a second in the past.
So… no GarageBand for Android, then?
BGR reports that Microsoft Office for iPad is launching in November.
I’m sure the masses will be delighted if this turns out to be true. But if this is the case then Microsoft is basically admitting defeat in the tablet space. Office as an exclusive for Windows could be their killer app. And they’re giving it away. It’ll be interesting to watch, however.
Some iPhone competitors offer a clever feature for conserving battery life: They use geolocation to figure out where you are, automatically enabling and disabling the Wi-Fi antenna when you’re away from a known hotspot.
That does sound like it could be great (not that I’ve ever felt like my batter life is lacking), but I’d need to have fast access to turn WiFi back on if I was near a hot-spot my phone didn’t know about. In fact, quick access to WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, etc should be baked into iOS. I’d rather see that than Lex’s suggestion.
(Via The Brooks Review)
TUAW has been told that Apple will be rejecting all apps with hotkey functionality starting June 1, regardless of whether the new features are hotkey related or not. Basically, if you’re developing one of those apps, an app that assumes you can still add hotkeys, don’t bother submitting it to the Mac App Store.
I’m going to file this under Bogus and Misinformation. I’m officially in the Not True camp.