Originally Posted by tylersdad
Maybe the new chip is an ANT+ receiver. How cool would that be?
The 3GS and later (including 4S) receive ANT+ using Apple's custom firmware driving the Broadcom WiFi SDR...
Originally Posted by charlituna
As I understand it NFC has multiple versions and until that is settled I don't really see Apple jumping in. Particularly since Apple being a US company is very US...
Apple's is by far the largest at 12.3 x 8.8mm - not much smaller than today's 12 x 15mm Micro SIM.
Nokia's 10 x 8mm is the smallest, so why not go for it?
Nokia's point is that 12.3mm is too close to 12mm. Someone trying to put a nano...
Originally Posted by SolipsismX
For example, Apple has been using a WiFi/BT/FM radio chip for years but never enabled the FM radio. They allow introduced the iPhone 4 as a penta-band phone to the FCC but never activated the 5th...
Originally Posted by mstone
Isn't it a little late in the cycle to be reviewing potential hardware components. I would have thought they would be testing prototypes by now.
These are power amplifiers and filters, there are many...
Originally Posted by Lun_Esex
Band 4 is 1700 Mhz AWS used in the U.S. by T-Mobile
Band 4 is used by AT&T, Telus and Bell for LTE.
Apple curiously calls it 2100 instead of AWS in the iPad specs.
Very disappointed there's...
Originally Posted by dish
But doesn't comparing a magnet lock to a proximity sensor lock seem like comparing a steam engine to an electric motor? Proximity sensors like flywheels are sexy. If apple was making these devices in...