An Apple job listing seems to reveal the Cupertino firm’s intentions on investigating 3D technology for its iOS software found on iPhones, iPads and iPods.
The listing appeared on Apple’s careers website and shows the company is looking for an iOS Software Engineer with experience in “multi-view stereo and 3D reconstruction” and “cameras and surfaces in a 3D environment”.
Apple is yet to release a mobile device toting 3D technology, but with Android handsets such as the HTC Evo 3D and LG Optimus 3D already on sale, Apple will not want to be left behind in a potentially lucrative market.
“Multi-view stereo and 3D reconstruction” – thrilling
Apart from a lot of buzz words, the job listing unsurprisingly provides very little in terms of detail on any potential features we may be able to expect in the future.
There’s a chance that the iPhone 5 could see the arrival of 3D technology, but it seems like Apple is taking it very seriously and may decide to bide its time – possibly to see if the 3D mobile market grows significantly before it wades in.
There’s even the possibility that the role could overflow into the rumoured Apple iTV, which is expected to run a version of the iOS software, and as it will be a smart TV you’d also expect 3D technology to be included.
Do you want Apple to go down the 3D route with its iPhones and iPads, or is it a gimmick with a limited shelf life? Let us know in the comment box below.
All indications suggest that Apple’s revolutionary product release this year will be iPhone 5. But date is still to be confirmed. A report by French newspaper Le Figaro has revealed that designer Philippe Starck has teamed up with Apple on a new “revolutionary” product that would be unveiled eight months from now.
The information was revealed in an interview of the interior designer and originator of stylizing mass-produced consumer items by the French newspaper.
The translated report states, “French designer Philippe Starck announced today on France Info that it is working with the U.S. computer group Apple in a project “revolutionary” that would emerge in eight months.”
The report mentioned Starck’s quote as stated in the show “Everything and Its Opoosite’, “Indeed, there is a big project together which will be out in eight months.”
The report went on to state, “Invoking the “religious cult of secrecy” of the California firm, he declined further detail, except to talk about a project “quite revolutionary (…) if not very.”
Starck cited Apple’s “religious cult of secrecy” as his excuse for not divulging any further information.
Philippe Starck is a well-known designer who has used his imagination in the revamping of the object of his creation. His works include from hotels, restaurants, toothbrushes to the last Parisian Navigo travel card.
Starck said in the report that he met with Steve Jobs regularly in California before the Apple founder’s death in October last year. The designer saw Jobs for seven years till his death and still visits the Paulo Alto home to visit Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell.
The new product and the mention of the term “revolutionary” here send the imagination of the readers whirring. However, it would be good to remember here that Starck is known for ‘revamping” products and not creating new ones.
Then Lance Whitney of CNET also pointed out that the release date of the ‘revolutionary” product designed by Starck happens to coincide with the release date of iPhone 5. The revolutionary product might very well be the next generation iPhone.
Whitney wrote in his column, “Though Apple’s iPhone changes are typically evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the company is facing increased competition from Android and Samsung in particular. So it could always be planning a major ergonomic overall for the next iPhone.”
Though it is not clear if Starck worked with Apple before or not, but he has designed the premium iPhone/iPod speakers and headphones for the company Parrot in 2008. The Zikmu Parrot speakers that Starck designed cost $1,600.
Besides speculation about the product being the iPhone 5, some are also considering that the rumored Apple television is the object of Starck’s comments. Apple’s design chief Jony Ive was rumoured to have a 50-inch Apple television housed in his secure design studio for research and development.
There are many who claim to have the inside scoop on Apple’s upcoming smartphone the iPhone 5. However, since the Cupertino has always been tight-lipped about their unreleased products, there’s no way to confirm if these reports are true or not. Although we do not claim to have inside information on the fifth generation iOS-powered smartphone, let’s take a look at the 4S and the new iPad for clues.
Let’s start with the processor. There is a lot who believe that Apple’s fifth generation iPhone will sport the quad-core A6 chip. However, it’s possible that this will not be the case. The Cupertino firm has released its new iPad, the successor of the iPad 2. Initially, onlookers thought that the device would sport the quad-core A6 chip, since the competition offered quad-core tablets such as the ASUS Transformer Prime. However, it came packed with the A5X chip. This is just a minor upgrade of the A5 chip on the second generation tablet by Apple. This means that it is still a dual-core processor with a quad-core graphics processing unit. This means that the iPhone 5 may not come with the A6 quad-core processor. Instead, we might see it come with another minor upgrade of the A5 chip. It’s possible that the upcoming smartphone may come packed with the A5X chip just like the new iPad.
When it comes to screen size, there are some who believe that the new handset will sport a 4 inch display. This is due to the fact that the competition offers handsets with displays measuring more than 4 inches. Examples of these large screened smartphones are the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with its 4.65 inch AMOLED display. Will Apple do the same?
Many believe that Apple will outfit its new smartphone will a bigger display compared to the 3.5 inch retina display on the 4S. However, it’s also possible that the Cupertino firm will stick to the same screen size. The iPhone 5 may sport the same screen size due to apps. Apparently, it will be a nightmare for developers to redesign their apps for a bigger screen. The new iPad sports a retina display compared to the ordinary 768 x 1024 pixel display of the second generation iOS-powered tablet. Currently, apps optimized for the predecessor do not look good on the successor. Developers are hard at work optimizing their apps for the new slate. They might not be up to the task if Apple’s new phone comes with a bigger retina display.
When it comes to what Apple will call their next phone, we’re not sure it will be called the iPhone 5. Judging from the way they are naming their new products, it might be called the new iPhone or something to that effect.
Take note that these are all just calculated guesses. There’s no way of telling what Apple will do next. We’ll just have to wait until they launch their new smartphone.For the latest iPhone 5 reviews and iPhone 4S offers, visit us at Phoneslimited.co.uk.
Whether you still prefer calling it the “iPhone 5” or would rather call it the “new iPhone”, Apple’s next-generation smartphone has been the topic of many a tech-related discussion, practically since the release of the iPhone 4S last October.
So what are the preeminent rumors as of the moment?
Screen size and display quality have been widely discussed in recent weeks, as the new iPad’s improved Retina Display might be a sign the new iPhone would also boast of an improved display quality. Sure, the iPhone 4S already boasts of Retina Display, but much to the chagrin of many users, Apple still stuck to the usual 3.5 inches for the 4S’ display size.
Rumors of a larger screen possibly measuring about 4 inches have been quite prevalent in the past few weeks, but what if Apple remains content with 3.5 inches?
Of course we’re hoping that Apple would give into persistent customer demand for a larger screen, but we wouldn’t be surprised either if they don’t.
Another likely scenario would be the absence of any physical buttons on the iPhone 5. According to Rene Ritchie of iMore, Apple is in the process of testing out touchscreen alternatives to the physicial Home button, which could possibly lead to a purely-touchscreen new iPhone.
The release schedule of the iPhone 5 would greatly depend on business-related matters. Although most are hoping for a launch date as early as June, that would require many contract users of the iPhone 4S to splurge on penalty fees for early upgrades, something not too many consumers can afford.
A fall launch, on the other hand, would minimize the chance of customers being levied penalties, and allow them to get the newest iPhone version at the lowest possible cost. Furthermore, this could be the better business move, considering the usually-busy holiday shopping season that would follow a fall release for the iPhone 5.
T-Mobile USA customers often feel like they are caught between a rock and a hard place.
They love T-Mobile’s affordable pricing plans on its service that beats the competition, but the carrier lacks some of the most popular devices, like the Apple
iPhone. And this leaves some T-Mobile customers torn between a desire for hot new devices, like the iPhone, and the prospect of spending more each month on service.
So what’s a T-Mobile customer to do? In this edition of Ask Maggie, I help two different T-Mobile customers sort through their options.
T-Mobile customers cope with iPhone envy
I really enjoy your column and appreciate all the sage wisdom that you share with us. Currently, I have the old Samsung Vibrant. But I’m jealous of what other phones offer, like 4G speeds, an OS beyond Froyo, and all the other tech advances.
My dilemma is that in July my most recent contract expires with T-Mobile. I am very excited about the idea of getting a new phone. But I am getting such a good deal with T-Mobile I don’t feel like I can abandon my plan. I have been a customer of T-Mobile for almost a decade. I priced out other carrier plans and I’d be paying at least $20 to $30 a month more to switch providers.
But I feel like I am a little trapped on T-Mobile. I’ve been burned by not getting all the latest OS updates for my
Android device. And I feel like I’m missing out on the 4G speeds offered by Verizon and now ATT. And I am fed up with the general lack of devices. I really want an
iPhone 5 when it comes out later this year, especially if it comes with a larger screen and 64GB of storage.
Plus, I’ve also had bad customer experiences with T-Mobile over the past year, which has left me more open to moving to another provider. But as I noted before, the deal I have with T-Mobile is almost too good to give up. And the extra I’d spend on another carrier really adds up over time.
Would you recommend that I hold out until later this year to see what happens with T-Mobile and Apple? Like I said, I really want the iPhone 5. And I’m annoyed that T-Mobile still doesn’t have it, while every other carrier does. If T-Mobile doesn’t get the new iPhone, should I bite the bullet on the plan price and just switch carriers? Or should I stick with T-Mobile and get a new Android smartphone?
Thanks for your help,
Thanks so much for your kind words. I am glad you find the advice helpful.
You are not the only T-Mobile USA customer who has been frustrated by the fact that your carrier is now the only major U.S. operator without the iPhone. In fact, T-Mobile executives admitted that people are leaving its network in droves because it doesn’t have the iPhone and its major competitors — ATT, Verizon, and Sprint — do.
In the fourth quarter, T-Mobile lost 526,000 customers, which is a contrast to the third quarter, when it added 126,000 net customers.
I don’t know why T-Mobile has still not been able to get the iPhone. For more than a year, T-Mobile execs have said the company would love to have the iPhone. But execs say the decision is Apple’s. And unfortunately, Apple hasn’t been interested in offering it there. Apple has kept mum on its reasons for keeping the phone off T-Mobile.
I used to think Apple was holding out because T-Mobile was just too small of a player. For the iPhone to work on T-Mobile’s 3G HSPA and HSPA+ network, Apple would have to make a few tweaks to the phone. And since T-Mobile is small relative to ATT and Verizon, I assumed it just didn’t matter much to Apple. But that theory has been blown out of the water by the fact that Apple is now making the iPhone available to at least three tiny regional wireless operators in the U.S.
NTelos Wireless, which offers service to 400,000 customers in parts of Virginia, West Virginia, and a few other states, announced earlier this month that it will start offering the iPhone 4S on April 20. And it will also be offering the iPhone for $50 less than any other carrier offering the iPhone. In October, C Spire — formally known as Cellular South — announced that it would start selling the iPhone to its customers. And Alaska Communications will also be selling the iPhone 4S later this month.
Is the iPhone 5 in T-Mobile’s future?
It’s pretty clear at this point that T-Mobile won’t be getting the iPhone 4S. But what about the iPhone 5? That’s a tough question to answer. First of all, we don’t know for certain when the new iPhone will be launched. It could be this summer or it could be in the fall. And we don’t know what new features it will have. You mention in your question LTE, 64GB storage, and a bigger screen. These are all strong possibilities.
Support for 4G LTE is almost certain, given how many competing products now offer 4G LTE. What’s more, the new iPad offers LTE, so clearly it’s something that Apple has been working on. While LTE would be a fantastic addition to the product line for all Apple iPhone fans, it could be bad news for T-Mobile subscribers who want the iPhone.
Why? T-Mobile is planning to launch its own 4G LTE network. But it won’t be available until 2013. Meanwhile, all three of the major U.S. carriers now offering the iPhone either already have or will soon have 4G LTE deployed. Verizon Wireless is the furthest in its deployment with ATT running second. Sprint has announced its network and will start offering LTE service in certain markets in the next couple of months.
Without LTE, it’s hard to imagine Apple making the new iPhone available to T-Mobile, according to my CNET Reviews colleague Kent German. He said he just can’t see Apple making a special version of the iPhone without LTE to satisfy T-Mobile. And I tend to agree. There is a chance that T-Mobile could still offer the device and not have the LTE portion turned on.
So to answer your first question, there is a slight chance that Apple may offer the new iPhone on T-Mobile, but I wouldn’t hold my breath.
If T-Mobile doesn’t get the next iPhone, what should you do?
This is a really tough question to answer since it sounds like you’re getting a great deal from T-Mobile right now. You need to ask yourself if it’s worth giving up the discount you get with T-Mobile for Apple and the iPhone. Personally. I think it’s hard to give up a $20 to $30 savings each month simply for the iPhone or any other device.
Historically, T-Mobile customers haven’t had to sacrifice too much when it came to getting cutting-edge devices, with the exception of the iPhone, of course. T-Mobile was the first carrier to offer a Google Android phone. But recently, things have changed for T-Mobile customers. And the carrier isn’t keeping pace as much with the newest Google Android devices or the latest software updates.
Part of the reason may be because T-Mobile has been catering to customers interested in getting the most bang for their buck. This may have hurt its chances of getting the most advanced devices.
Another reason why it may not be getting the most cutting-edge devices is because it doesn’t yet offer 4G LTE. As device makers like Samsung, HTC, and Motorola focus on bringing new LTE devices to the market for ATT and Verizon, they’ve included most of the high-end specs in LTE devices. As a result, they may be overlooking the needs of T-Mobile’s customers.
That doesn’t mean that T-Mobile hasn’t gotten new devices. It has, but many of its new smartphones have not had the most advanced specifications. For example, T-Mobile was the first carrier in the U.S. to offer a Nokia Windows Phone. But instead of Nokia making the higher-end Lumia 800 available, it made the less expensive Lumia 710 available.
T-Mobile also got the lower-end version of HTC’s latest smartphone, the One S. While it’s still an impressive device with an advanced 8-megapixel camera with super fast shutter speed, it runs a dual-core CPU instead of a quad-core processor found in the higher end One X, which is available on other carriers.
Still, I expect T-Mobile to get the new Samsung Galaxy S III, when it’s rolled out this spring. Details of this hotly anticipated Google Android phone have not yet been released. But Samsung sent out an invitation for a May 3 event in London, where the device is likely to be unveiled.
While we don’t know for sure what the specs on this device will be or which carriers will get it, I can tell you that it’s expected to run the latest version of Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich. Other rumored features include, a 4.8-inch full HD 1080p resolution screen, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and an 8-megapixel rear camera, and 4G LTE support.
As I mentioned, I don’t know for certain that T-Mobile will get the Samsung Galaxy S III, but it has gotten previous versions of the Galaxy S family, so I suspect that Samsung will not have a problem tweaking this one for T-Mobile. With that in mind, I’m not sure if the 4G LTE capability will be bundled into the T-Mobile version of this device, given that T-Mobile won’t have LTE until next year. There’s a chance that the carrier can offer it as an LTE-capable device or it may leave LTE out of it.
Should you switch carriers for the iPhone?
In your e-mail question to me, you said you’ve been using a Google Android phone the past couple of years. If you are happy with the operating system, then I think the Galaxy S III may be the device for you. It will definitely be the top of the line when it comes to smartphones, so I don’t think you will feel like you’re missing anything with this device. And you will be able to keep your inexpensive T-Mobile plan. And since your contract will be up for renewal, you’re likely to get a great subsidized price on the device.
You could buy an unlocked version of the new iPhone when it’s released and use it on T-Mobile’s network. But it’s likely that the device won’t be optimized for the frequencies that T-Mobile uses for its 3G or 4G LTE network. And that may mean that the device won’t perform up to its potential. Plus, it will cost you a lot more out of pocket to buy the new iPhone. I’m kind of cheap, so I’d much rather get a subsidized phone, even if it means I have to agree to a two-year contract on a carrier and be limited to the devices that carrier offers.
As for the poor customer service you’ve received from T-Mobile, sadly I can’t assure you that you will have a better experience at any of the other three major carriers. I’ve written numerous times in this column how disappointed I’ve been by sales representatives at ATT and Verizon, who don’t seem to know the company’s own service plans or products well enough to advise a new customer. So there is a good chance that you won’t find much improvement with a bigger carrier when it comes to customer service.
The conclusion? Wait
In summary, it can’t hurt to wait a little longer to see what Apple will offer in either June or October. Your contract with T-Mobile isn’t over until July, so you have some time. By that time, the Samsung Galaxy S III will have been announced, and it’s possible the new iPhone could be announced. If it’s not and you’re curious to see what Apple will come up with next, wait a bit longer. I doubt that Apple will wait past October to release a new product. And there’s a good chance it will release it before then.
If T-Mobile doesn’t get the iPhone, I wouldn’t panic and give up your sweet deal with T-Mobile. I think the Samsung Galaxy S III is going to be a terrific phone. And more than likely, it will be offered at T-Mobile. Even if it’s not, the HTC One S is a terrific option as well. Yes, it’s not HTC’s most advanced smartphone, but it’s still loaded with plenty of terrific features that should make it a worthy competitor to a new iPhone. With these other options available, I don’t think you need to jump ship for the iPhone. But if the iPhone is more important to you than the bargain you’re getting with your T-Mobile service, then leave for another carrier. As I mentioned earlier, thousands of other T-Mobile customers have done the same.
I hope this advice was helpful. And good luck!
Android for T-Mobile
I am on T-Mobile, and I have had a BlackBerry for two years now. My first phone was actually a T-Mobile G1, the first Android phone. But for some reason when I upgraded I went with a BlackBerry. I guess because T-Mobile didn’t have the iPhone. It was fine at first since most of my friends also had BlackBerry smartphones. I really liked using the BlackBerry Messenger feature with my friends. But now they’re all on iPhones or Android phones. And I’m tired of the BlackBerry, so I am looking for a change too.
I am on a family plan with T-Mobile. ATT is too expensive for me and Verizon and Sprint don’t have good coverage where I live. So I can’t leave T-Mobile. Now I am wondering what I should do. Android phones have gotten better. My upgrade is in August. And I really need to get a new phone then. I’ve heard great things about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III. And I’d love to get my hands on that phone if I could. But will it come to T-Mobile? And will it be available in August?
What about the iPhone 5? Will T-Mobile finally get it? And if not, what other Android phone do you recommend for me that will be available in August? I also would like to try a Windows Phone, but I’m not so interested in the Nokia Lumia 710. Is there any chance that the Lumia 900 will come to T-Mobile?
Dear Jatin V,
Your question is similar to the question I answered from Michael. On the iPhone topic, I’m not sure if T-Mobile will get the new iPhone. But if the iPhone 5 is sporting LTE, then it’s likely T-Mobile won’t get it this go-around.
In terms of Android devices, I expect the Samsung Galaxy S III to be available on T-Mobile’s network. But there are also other options that are already available.
Samsung hasn’t officially announced the Galaxy S III or said when and where it will be available yet. But it’s hosting an event on May 3 in London to announce the device, so I expect the company to announce more of the details then. There’s a very good chance the device will be available in August.
Even though Samsung hasn’t said officially which carriers will offer the Samsung Galaxy S III, I expect that T-Mobile will get it, since it has offered the other two generations of this product.
The Galaxy S III is going to be a hot device and I think you will be more than happy with it. It’s going to be preloaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it’s likely to have loads of other great features.
I also think the HTC One S is a worthy Android device. The HTC One S also runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it has integrated Beats audio technology. It also has a large 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen. It uses the latest version of HTC’s Sense user interface. The feature that impressed me the most on this device was the camera. It offers 8 megapixels with rapid shutter speed so you can take multiple pictures very fast.
As for the Nokia Windows Phones, I’m not sure when Nokia will introduce new models. The company just launched the Lumia 900 on ATT. Nokia, Microsoft, and ATT are spending a lot of money to market this device for ATT over the next six to eight weeks. It’s supposed to be one of ATT’s “hero” devices.
Once the marketing blitzkrieg is over, there’s a chance that Nokia will make the device available to other carriers. But the only problem with making the Lumia 900 available to T-Mobile is the fact that the Lumia 900 is an LTE device and T-Mobile’s LTE network hasn’t been deployed yet. T-Mobile doesn’t expect to launch LTE until next year.
The company may introduce the Lumia 800 on T-Mobile. That phone is very similar to the Lumia 900 minus the LTE. But I find it a little strange that T-Mobile hasn’t introduced this device already. It was announced for Europe last fall.
Still, Nokia has plans to announce other Lumia models. And perhaps there will be one or two that will be available for T-Mobile. But I don’t expect T-Mobile to get anything that is terribly forward-thinking given Nokia’s relationship with ATT. So the short answer to your question about Nokia Windows Phones is that I am sure more are coming, but it may not be by August.
I hope this advice was helpful. And good luck!
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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the darling of tech stock investors. The stock is up about 45% year-to-date and 550% in the past five years. The Apple iPad and iPhone are gold standards of consumer technology. Oh, and AAPL stock will start paying a dividend to the tune of $2.65 quarterly, starting in July, for a yield of about 1.8% on today’s prices.
However, Apple just tallied its fifth decline in five trading days with a hefty 4% slide Monday, giving up over 8% and helping hold back the Nasdaq while the other indexes rallied today (AAPL represents about 12% of the tech-heavy index). Even more startling is that while AAPL stock has been down, the market is essentially flat in the same period — a measly 0.2% decline in the same five-day stretch.
So does this mean the end of Apple? Is the tech giant finally overbought after its red-hot run?
Don’t bet on it.
Sure, last month BTIG downgraded Apple stock — but only to “neutral” and not to sell, and amid other firms raised their price targets as high as four figures. There are also concerns about iPhone pricing and the ability of customers to upgrade, as well as antitrust headlines related to eBooks sold in competition with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).
But these headlines alone can’t stop Apple. I have been a big believer in Apple and made this stock one of my five “editor’s picks” for March. Shares are up 8% since that recommendation despite the recent slide, and I remain convinced that AAPL stock will keep moving higher after this short-term speed bump.
Why? Well, here are few reasons:
Cash Hoard: Apple is sitting on a huge stockpile of $30 billion in cash and short-term investments and another $67 billion in long-term investments. Even the $2.65 dividend won’t do much to erode that, paying out roughly $10 billion annually. Apple can easily cover that tab from net income from just a single quarter of operations, so the massive war chest is not at risk.
No Sales Slowdown: Revenue has tripled from 2008 to 2011, from $32.4 billion to $108.2 billion. Everyone keeps wondering when Apple will hit a wall, but the sales haven’t slowed yet. And with a much-anticipated iPhone 5 due out in the summer and the recent revamp of the iPad (along with the launch of an Apple flat-screen TV), you can expect revenue to keep moving up for some time.
Evolution in Leadership: Tim Cook is not Steve Jobs. The dividend and buyout plans prove that, as did the recent Apple event that unveiled the new iPad. But by many metrics Cook is doing as good or better of a job — even if it is a very different one. Stock performance has been strong and the product cycle appears to be humming along. The real question isn’t whether Cook can continue past successes but whether he can help Apple take another big step as it evolves beyond the house that Jobs built. It appears that so far, he’s showing his “operational genius” is just as crucial as his predecessor’s creativity. And for a $600 billion company, that kind of expertise in the corner office might be overdue.
Bargain Valuation: All this hasn’t caused Apple to outrun its earnings, with a reasonable forward P/E of about 11 right now based on fiscal 2013 forecasts! What, do we really think Apple is deserving of a P/E of around 8 or 9? How far do you expect this company to flow with earnings like that — especially given that AAPL stock regularly trounces expectations thanks to notoriously conservative earnings forecasts?
There always is risk in the stock market — after all, the five-day slide in Apple doesn’t make any sense to me looking at the fundamentals.
However, Apple stock is as close to a sure thing as you’ll find on this current pullback.
Maybe Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) and its Android-powered gadgets will start eating away at Apple’s market share soon, or maybe in time Apple will become a sleepy tech major like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) or Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) — more content with plodding along than innovating.
But that day has not come yet. Buy Apple stock before investors come to their senses.
Jeff Reeves is the editor of InvestorPlace.com, and author of “The Frugal Investor’s Guide to Buying Great Stocks.” Write him at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow him on Twitter via @JeffReevesIP. As of this writing, he did not own a position in any of the aforementioned stocks.