A number of Android smartphones have already shipped with near field communication (NFC) and have already taken advantage of the applications of this technology with Google Wallet and Android Beam. However, it appears that Apple is also planning to include this capability in the next-generation iPhone.
Here's some good news for Android fans. The plot to prevent the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III from coming to US consumers has been foiled!
Apple had recently requested an emergency court order to block the US entry of the Galaxy S III based on patent complaints. However, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled in favor of Samsung and denied Apple's request.
It appears that the iPhone 5 will enter the smartphone arena in the next couple of months. This iOS smartphone has been a recent subject of rumors including hardware part leaks and video previews. This time some analysts have begun to make predictions on the handset's launch date based or rumors and speculation.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently informed clients that the next-generation Apple iPhone will be launched in early September
The leaked parts for Apple’s next-generation iPhone have surfaced in recent weeks. These parts have given us some hints on how the handset will look like and the new physical features that will be included in the physical design.
This time. a YouTube video provides a look at the chassis that will allegedly be sported by the iPhone 5. This video was posted by the folks at ETradeSupply, a cell phone parts retailer. Check out the exciting video below:
Virgin Mobile will be the next US prepaid carrier to sell the Apple iPhone. Cricket Wireless is the first and will offer the popular iOS smartphone on June 22. The subscribers of Virgin Mobile will have to wait a week longer to purchase the smartphone without signing a contract as the carrier plans to sell Apple's smartphone starting on the 29th of June .
The company will offer the iPhone 4s for $649 and the 8GB iPhone 4 for $549.
The smartphone news circuit is currently being dominated by the Galaxy S III but there are also a few interesting rumors for iPhone and iOS fans. Here's a new leak that provides exciting hints on the physical design of the next Apple smartphone.
An analyst insider (Mingchi Kuo) has reported that the sixth-generation iPhone will offer a slimmed down body that is 7.9mm or less in thickness.