For years now, the guys at One Infinite Loop have been churning out breakthroughs in technology. In the most recent years, every shiny new Apple product has been out performing the competitors in hardware design, but the Mac and iPhone’s software has been lacking a little. So what’s next?
Following what has been half-a-year of all-but ‘radio silence’ from the Cupertino, CA company, specifically in regards to new product announcements, Apple has this afternoon announced that it will this year be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference between June 10-14.
There’s a report floating around this afternoon which cites Jefferies’ analyst, Peter Misek, as claiming Apple’s next iPhone could launch as early as next June-July. While Apple did show little disregard for the people who jumped on its third-generation iPad announced back in March, (announcing the fourth iteration of the product in October), we highly doubt the company is gearing up for an iPhone launch next Summer. Here’s why.
Announced during the firm’s keynote address at this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Passbook is a new feature set to arrive out of the box with devices running iOS 6 (or later), which provides the user with a quick and easy way to both store and access digital vouchers and loyalty cards on-the-fly.