It has been reported that Foxconn Technology Group will make a new dedicated factory plant in Taiwan, and Bloomberg says that “Foxconn Technology Group will spend NT$80 billion ($2.6 billion) over the next two years on a new factory in Taiwan to supply displays exclusively for a client.”
The company Corning and their scientists had examined thousands of broken devices, and found that casualties were caused by sharp contact, which accounted for more than 70% of field failures. These scientists then went for it and developed a new ‘drop-test’ program, which simulate a real-world break experience.
Simply beginning on November 20th, America First Credit Union members can enjoy the benefits of a simple, safe and secure and private way to pay with their America First Credit Union Visa card with Apple Pay. In addition, customers can also use their Visa Business credit and debit cards with Apple’s mobile payment service.
The Wall Street Journal recently brought some new details of the failed deal between Apple and sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies. This info shows why the agreement fell-in or collapsed, and how GT Advanced managed to get themselves into bankruptcy while trying to meet Apple’s demands.
Apple, while in the midst of their MFi Summit that took place last week, over the course of three days in Shenzhen, China, told their ‘Made for iPhone’ (or better known as MFi) accessory makers that they will be relaxing the rules of the process. Makers will be allowed to make their iPhone, iPod touch and iPad accessories with Apple’s proprietary Lightning port beginning early 2015.
It has been reported that Apple has plans on keeping the sapphire production factory they had built with GT Advanced in Mesa, Arizona, this is according to a report from Bloomberg. Their report goes on to say that the company had told officials that they were committed to bringing jobs and manufacturing to the area, even after GT’s bankruptcy.
Launched in October, Apple Pay simply allows owners of the new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and compatible credit/debit card to purchase any desired items they want, and services with a quick mobile payment.
Apple Inc. was recently told to pay a Texas company $23.6 million after a jury found their iPhone, and other devices using SkyTel pager technology from the 90′s, and it is said without any permission. This is the second trial in which Cupertino, California-based Apple was accused of using pager technology without paying for it. They won the first case, involving a different company, last month in California.
The two, which was ‘Apple executive’ Eddy Cue and Rich DeMuro of KTLA 5, went on a Apple pay demonstration, and explained some of the payment features. As the video goes on, they talk about some of Apple pay’s abilities, which sports some unique things about it. They also went on about how secure the new mobile payment service is, due to the fact that it uses Touch ID for authentication, and token-based transactions which simply hide credit card details.
On November 18th, Sony announced a new ‘advanced image sensor’, this was designed and made for new handsets and smartphones, which uses a new stacked like design, so that it cuts down on the size while delivering improved image quality and quicker speeds. Apple uses Sony sensors in their iPhones and iPads, so it might be likely that Sony’s new ‘stacked’ sensor technology will make a leap into future iOS devices at some point.