Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:
“Foxconn is making preparations for iTV, Apple Inc’s rumored upcoming high-definition television, although development or manufacturing has yet to begin. iTV reportedly features an aluminum construction, Siri, and FaceTime video calling.” — “China Daily” (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2012-05/11/content_15264711.htm).
“According to trusted sources, Apple has an incredible headline feature in development for iOS 6: a completely in-house maps application. Apple will drop the Google Maps program running on iOS since 2007 in favor for a new Maps app with an Apple backend. The application design is said to be fairly similar to the current Google Maps program on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, but it is described as a much cleaner, faster, and more reliable experience.” — “9to5Mac” (http://9to5mac.com/)
“A beta test page for Apple’s iCloud service has suggested Apple is planning to add the ability to access synced Notes and Reminders from the website.” — “AppleInsider” (http://www.appleinsider.com)
“Two patent applications that were published in January and February 2010 illustrated how a future iteration of the Magic Mouse might support a new graphics and/or painting program from Apple. Today we learn, through a document filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, that Apple might be thinking of resurrecting MacDraw.” — “Patently Apple” (http://www.patentlyapple.com)
“A new analysis from investment bank Morgan Stanley downplays investor fears that Apple’s iPhone revenue could be impacted by lengthening carrier upgrade cycles and reduced subsidies, noting instead that increased distribution from new carrier partners should sustain iPhone growth.” — “AppleInsider” (http://www.appleinsider.com)
“U.S. gaming retailer GameStop, which already buys and resells iPhones, iPads and iPods, may soon begin buying and selling Apple’s MacBooks, new details suggest.” — “AppleInsider” (http://www.appleisider.com)