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  0.4 inches really isn't much, unless you're talking about the 16:9 screen ratios of those tablets? I personally find large 16:9 tablets odd to use in that everything is too narrow in portrait, and in landscape everything is short.         Probably won't happen yet. There are still too many things in OS X that are not finger friendly and need the precision of a mouse/trackpad. We will probably see more functionality from OS X make it's way into iOS instead of OS X...
They also don't give the 2x option anymore because it scales full screen automatically at high resolution. I wonder why that wasnt implemented from day 1.Anyway do you think this could be a sign to a larger phone that automatically scales apps up to full resolution?A primary argument people have had against a larger iPhone is if it has a different resolution from other iPhones it would screw developers. But what if that's not an issue anymore because iOS 7 natively scales...
I don't doubt that Apple is testing larger form factors for the iPad and iPhone. This information really doesn't prove that they are going to release a larger iPhone or iPad though. On a side note, I find it interesting that now in iOS 7 iPhone apps are automatically scaled to full resolution on iPads rather than before in iOS 3-6 where they stayed native size and consistently looked blurry on retina and non retina iPads. Could be a sign of more resolution independence...
I think you saw a Galaxy S3. Yes it does look like a big iPhone with a curved back and yes the earphone hole and camera are oddly placed.
I agree on A7.The A7 could be such a huge improvement that using the A6 in the affordable phone would still be a huge downgrade.Another benefit to using the A6 in the affordable iPhone is the cheap iPhone will have another 2 years of OS upgrades rather than 1.
  Apple could make a plastic iPhone thinner than the 5. The thinnest phone in the world is all plastic!   So if Apple were to make the purported plastic iPhone thinner then I would agree with those who think it should be called "iPhone Air," but as it stands now all the rumors are pointing to a thicker phone with an aluminum chassis which makes no sense.       If the phone ends up looking like these cheap nasty plastic mockups I think it could be called the "iPhone Color"...
  The plastic...
  I think the Saturn software that was part of the Locationary buy they had earlier today would give Apple the "killer" feature Google can't easily mimic.   Saturn seems to search the web for all information about a business and then streamline the info into any format necessary.   For example, if a restaurant post on a website, facebook, and urbanspoon their hours of operation, specials, and menu Saturn can grab that information from the various sources then streamline...
The iPod touch presents the same color pallet with far better tones and a better overall look than these atrocious plastic iphone mockups
Well that's obviously a picture from before Apple's war on plastic and shift to all aluminum and glass for their devices.Not just lighter, the device would have to be notably thinner than the 5S to warrant the "Air" moniker.
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