Here is your guide to the news and rumors that came out this past week:
iPad Pro Put on Hold
A report from DigiTimes suggests that the larger iPad, code-named ‘iPad Pro‘, will be on hold for now because of the lack of support from developers and ecosystems. The iPad Pro was rumored to be released later this year, but if we see it, it will likely be in 2015.
iOS 8 to Fix Apps and Add HealthBook
- Notification Center is said to be simplified with only two tabs: “Today” and “Notifications”
- Better inter-app communication (upload a picture from Photos with the actual Facebook app)
- Simpler Voice Memo application, less confusing and with better readability
- Optional auto-deletion of old text messages and iMessages
- Game Center deleted (although these leaked screenshots say otherwise)
- CarPlay over WiFi
Tim Cook announced earlier this year that the response for the iPhone 5c was less than anticipated so these new advertisements seem like Apple is trying to promote their underwhelming phone. The ads online are interactive, which is something Apple has stayed away from in the past.