Could the watch be next?
A number of reports say Apple is busy working on an iWatch, a wristwatch device made of curved glass that would run the company’s iOS software. The New York Times reported its sources say such a device is being built by Apple, but didn’t have many other details.
One thing is assured, Apple doesn’t do me-too products and such a device would surely do a lot more than tell time.
It could for example include a version of Apple’s Siri mobile assistant you could easily consult with a secret agent-like whisper to your hand.
The NYT wonders aloud if it might include an improved version of Apple’s Map [...]
The teardown showed that there are containing clips around the edge of the tablet, and revealed that these can be opened up easily enough using plastic tools. iFixit said that this made the Nexus 7 far more serviceable than the new iPad, which is held together using strong adhesive.
iFixit was impressed with the ability to replace the Nexus 7’s battery, which is only held down to the metal frame with a small amount of adhesive, and placed the 4326mAh/16Wh battery’s life as to being an impressive 9.49 hours, somewhat greater than the 7.42 hours offered up by the Kindle’s Fire 4400mAh/16.28Wh battery.
The firm added that the Nexus 7’s battery life [...]