Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere.
“Though the ability to identify duplicate songs has disappeared with the release of iTunes 11, Apple is said to be working on reinstitution the feature in a future update.” — “AllThingsD (www.allthingsd.com)
“In an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, former Google CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt talked briefly about how his company is slowly drifting away from Apple, and commented that existing litigation is likely to continue ‘for a while’.” — “AppleInsider” (www.appleinsider.com)
“Rumors have been floating around since September that Apple is working on a new Pandora-like streaming radio service. In fact, the word is that it’s almost finished, and it should be ready for launch by early 2013. But according to a new report, that expectation may fall flat, as Apple continues to struggle with securing the proper licenses for such a service. Apparently the record labels aren’t too happy with its licensing terms…” — “iDownloadBlog” (http://tinyurl.com/b597vyt)
“Purported prototype ‘iPhone 5S’ back panel shows minor tweaks to internal design” — “AppleInsider” (www.appleinsider.com)
“AT&T may start rolling out its LTE-Advanced network in the second half of 2013 if a rumor is to be believed. If correct, it would see AT&T effectively catching up to Verizon’s LTE lead with the next generation of 4G access, with potential average download speeds of 100Mbps being quoted for the technology.” — “MacNN” (www.macnn.com)