Tag Archive: Prototypes


Apple is testing “at least” five radically different iPhone 7 prototypes

What will the iPhone 7 look like? Even Apple doesn’t know. According to a new rumor out of china, Apple is currently experimenting with at least five different iPhone 7 models, each with a totally different combination of hardware, including a possible AMOLED screen, a USB Type-C connector instead of Lightning, and a fingerprint reader […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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See super-rare prototypes of iconic Macs and other Apple marvels

Some Apple collectors gather one of every Mac, iPod or iPhone, while others specialize in portables or all-in-ones. Then there are the outliers, the super-collectors who search out the incredibly rare items most people never get a chance to see. “I’m…Read more ›

Marvel Turns Pencil Sketches Into Working App Prototypes

Have a great app idea written down in a notebook that would make you a millionaire if only you could turn it into a working prototype? (Sure you do!) Marvel is a great iPhone app that lets you take sketches…Read more ›

These Original iPad And iPhone Prototypes Show What Apples Devices Could Have Looked Like [Gallery]

To go along with the recent images of the original iPhone 4 prototype we reported on today, The Verge uncovered a trove of early iPad and iPhone prototype images from the Samsung vs Apple legal documents. At one point Apple was seriously considering an integrated kickstand for the iPad, kind of like the Microsoft Surface.

As far as the iPhone goes, there’s a few ugly prototypes with awkward corners, elongated screens,  [Read More…]

Check Out This Great Apple Prototypes Round-Up [Video]

Grab from Matt Pearce's video about Apple Prototypes Matt Pearce made this great little video about some of Apples early prototypes that show strong echoes of its modern products.   The materials might be different and the technology might look ancient, but Matts talking about the ideas. He does a good job of demonstrating certain design concepts which have been around for a long time. As Matt says  [Read More…]

Apple Wants To Hire People To Help Them Stop Drunkenly Losing iPhone Prototypes

Did Apple really lose an iPhone 5 prototype in a San Francisco tequila joint? Its starting to look doubtful. Either way, though, Apple wants to be better safe than sorry. Thats why they are looking for managers for their unreleased products security team.   Heres the official job description: The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the protection of, and managing risks to, Apples unreleased  [Read More…]

iPhone 5 Prototypes Secretly being Tested by Wireless Carriers

Apparently, Apple has sent out iPhone 5 prototypes to high-level wireless carrier employees for testing. Security is so tight it would seem, that the phones are being sent in special, highly secure boxes to ensure that no one gets a look inside before Apple has a chance to unveil them. Apple doesnt want another Gizmodo incident on their hands. According to the Guardian, The next iPhones go for their testing inside locked and sealed boxes  [Read More…]

Samsung Ordered to Hand Over Specs, Prototypes, and Wives to Apple

Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh dropped her ruling on Samsung in the patent infringement lawsuit Apple brought against the company. Koh ordered Samsung to provide Apple with product samples, packaging, package inserts, and manuals for the following unreleased, but widely covered devices: Galaxy S2 Galaxy Tab 8.9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 Infuse 4G Droid Charge Apple’s suit accused