According to a recent report by Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is in the process of rolling-out a new 6nm FinFET fabrication process that would give a monthly output of 50,000 wafers. With A8 expected to launch along with iPhone 6 on September 9, TSMC wants to ensure it doesn’t lose majority orders of A9 Chip to other chipmakers. The current chip size is 12-inch, though there is no mention in the report for the wafer size for A9 processor. Read More
Yaya888, an online mobile store has shared some images of the next-generation iPhone with tech-news site gizmobic. The images show an iPhone 5 in comparison to the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 of space grey colour body. The images compare both the handsets from each angle, which clearly bring out the noticeable difference between the two. Read More
With the latest rumours about the new lightning cable with reversible USB and a new power adapter expected to come along with iPhone 6 making the rounds, third party vendor Moca.co, through its blog, shared a slightly different news. According to the blog, the new lighting cable would not be a part of iPhone 6 and it would have the same cable as current phone model. As for the new USB adapter, there is a possibility the new iPhone will come with a new design for the USB power adapter.
Recently a leaked image of brand new USB power adapter surfaced on Weibo. The USB power adapter is much similar in shape and size to the Apple’s Australian power adapter with the only difference being the plug standard. It’s quite possible this is iPhone 6’s new power adapter for US since it has plug standards for U.S. Read More
As we near the launch of iPhone 6, it seems stores want to clear their old stock and be ready for the new one. As reported by Engadget, Walmart has reduced the price of Apple’s 16 GB iPhone 5C to just 97 cents which is quite unbelievable. iPhone 5S has also seen a reduction of $20, now available for only $79. The offer is open for next 90 days after which prices may revert back if stock remains. Read More
Presence of NFC in iPhone 6 has been under discussion for some time. Near Field Communication will be mainly used for mobile payments. Initially, there had been rumours of the service option getting dropped with only an option of using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for the payment service. Read More
Sonny Dickson, who earlier shared the image of the reversible USB, has now shared a video of the new iPhone 6 lightning cable. The video shows the cable being inserted from both directions into a standard USB port.