Rumor Roundup: iRing TV Controller and iOS 7 UI

by Brandon Russell | April 5, 2013

Jon R is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks about Apple including fingerprint scanners in the next iPhone and also the rumored smart watch, the various changes coming to iOS 7 including a brand new UI re-imagined by Jonathan Ive, the iTV launching with a motion based ring worn on your finger that you use to navigate, and how Steve Jobs helped develop the next two iPhones. All this and more on Rumor Roundup!

On This Week's Episode

Apple iWatch and iPhone 5S to Sport Fingerprint Scanners

Several reports have already suggested that Apple’s iPhone 5S will launch with a fingerprint scanner under the home button. The idea is what users will be able to securely lock and unlock their phone with a quick fingerprint scan, and it’s a feature that we’ve already seen in phones such as the original Motorola Atrix. […]

iOS 7 to Offer Brand New UI, But It’s Behind Schedule

The team at Apple is working on a new design for iOS 7, which will likely make its debut on the iPhone 5S, but apparently the entire project is running behind schedule. “What I’ve heard: iOS 7 is running behind, and engineers have been pulled from OS X 10.9 to work on it,” Apple insider and frequent commenter […]

Apple iTV to Launch with iRing Motion Controller

The Apple iTV rumors took a turn to the bizarre on Wednesday when Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White published a note to investors suggesting that the iTV will launch with an “iRing.” While the Apple iTV is still itself a rumor, White says checks with Asian suppliers show that Apple is working on an […]

Next Two iPhones Supposedly Developed Under Steve Jobs

Apple’s next two iPhones were apparently bred under the supervision of Steve Jobs, a new report suggests. While meeting with Apple to try and find a solution to growing incidents of iPhone theft, the company allegedly revealed the information to San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, saying the next two handsets precede Tim Cook. This […]

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...