Wednesday, 22 August 2012 14:48

Phone 5: Putting the pieces together

By

Photos of various supposed iPhone 5 components are in circulation, and there's a consistency that provides a growing degree of credence that they are the real thing.

Phone repair specialist previously provided photos of what was purportedly the dock connector and headphone jack assembly for the iPhone 5.

The company has now taken that part and tried to fit it into an iPhone 5 frame and back casing received from a supplier.

Lo and behold, the two parts "seemed to sit perfectly".

"All of the threading and screw holes lined up perfectly with the screw holes in then docking port/headphone jack assembly", the company reported.

The casing photo provides further support for rumours about the iPhone 5's design, including the use of a 4in screen.

The part of the picture that most lacks confirmation is how the physical screen dimensions will relate to pixels.

One theory is that Apple is moving to a 16:9 aspect ratio (eg, Today's iPhone ), adding 176 pixels to the height to give 640x1136 pixel display rather than the iPhone 4S's 640x960.

This idea has been circulating for some time, and would have the advantage of allowing existing apps to run without the need for modification.

New or updated apps could be written to take advantage of the extra pixels.

The expectation is still that Apple will announce the iPhone 5 (if that is what it is to be called) on September 12, with first sales or deliveries on September 21.

WEBINAR event: IT Alerting Best Practices 27 MAY 2PM AEST

LogicMonitor, the cloud-based IT infrastructure monitoring and intelligence platform, is hosting an online event at 2PM on May 27th aimed at educating IT administrators, managers and leaders about IT and network alerts.

This free webinar will share best practices for setting network alerts, negating alert fatigue, optimising an alerting strategy and proactive monitoring.

The event will start at 2pm AEST. Topics will include:

- Setting alert routing and thresholds

- Avoiding alert and email overload

- Learning from missed alerts

- Managing downtime effectively

The webinar will run for approximately one hour. Recordings will be made available to anyone who registers but cannot make the live event.

REGISTER HERE!

LAYER 1 ENCRYPTION A KEY TO CYBER-SECURITY SOLUTION

Security requirements such as confidentiality, integrity and authentication have become mandatory in most industries.

Data encryption methods previously used only by military and intelligence services have become common practice in all data transfer networks across all platforms, in all industries where information is sensitive and vital (financial and government institutions, critical infrastructure, data centres, and service providers).

Get the full details on Layer-1 encryption solutions straight from PacketLight’s optical networks experts.

This white paper titled, “When 1% of the Light Equals 100% of the Information” is a must read for anyone within the fiber optics, cybersecurity or related industry sectors.

To access click Download here.

DOWNLOAD!

Stephen Withers

joomla visitors

Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

VENDOR NEWS & WEBINARS

REVIEWS

Recent Comments