- Is It OK to Use Your Smartphone While Dining in a Restaurant?
- 4 Months of Emails Are MIA — What Should We Do?
- Are In-Flight Mobile Phone Calls a Recipe for Disaster and Passenger Fights?
- Don’t Update Your iPhone Operating System (Yet)
- Coming Soon: A World Without Wallets?
- 3 Ways Your Kids Can Get You Hacked
- 8-Year-Old YouTube Star Makes $1.3 Million a Year
- Waiting in Line for an iPhone: What Makes Some People Behave Like Cows
Bloomberg has the available details…
The device would use cheaper parts and may be smaller than current models, people familiar with the plans said. Apple was also considering a more versatile version that would work on multiple wireless networks, according to people who were briefed on the plans.
According to these anonymous sources, Apple’s been working on this for a while – since the start of 2011. And it may be aimed at foreign consumers like the Chinese, though it’s hard to imagine they would pass up the opportunity to sell it in the U.S., too.