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FineWoven Accessories May Get One Last Outing Before Apple Pulls Plug

Tuesday April 23, 2024 4:07 am PDT by
Over the weekend, Apple leaker and prototype collector Kosutami claimed that Apple has decided to halt production of FiveWoven accessories over durability concerns. In a further update, the leaker has now suggested we might yet see one more round of FineWoven products in a season of new colors before Apple finally says farewell to the material for good. Last September, Apple stopped selling...
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Apple Reportedly Stops Production of FineWoven Accessories

Sunday April 21, 2024 6:03 am PDT by
Apple has stopped production of FineWoven accessories, according to the Apple leaker and prototype collector known as "Kosutami." In a post on X (formerly Twitter), Kosutami explained that Apple has stopped production of FineWoven accessories due to its poor durability. The company may move to another non-leather material for its premium accessories in the future. Kosutami has revealed...
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MagSafe Charger Prototype Reveals Abandoned 2010s Design

Wednesday January 10, 2024 4:09 am PST by
Images purporting to reveal the original version of Apple's MagSafe charger today surfaced online, providing a look at how the company conceived of the accessory over two and a half years before its release. The images, shared by the Apple leaker and prototype collector known as "Kosutami," claim to show the original version of the ‌MagSafe‌ charger that Apple considered launching. The...
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Future HomePod Again Rumored to Add Curved LCD Display

Wednesday December 27, 2023 4:42 am PST by
Apple is continuing work on a new HomePod model that features a curved LCD display, according to the Apple leaker and prototype collector known as "Kosutami." The device, codenamed B720, apparently features the same design as the current ‌HomePod‌ but with a curved, convex LCD screen at the top to display content. In October, Kosutami shared images of component parts that allegedly belong ...
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Your Apple Watch Bands May Not Work With Next Year's Model

Wednesday December 20, 2023 3:49 am PST by
Next-generation Apple Watch models will feature a completely redesigned band connector, rendering them incompatible with all current bands, according to the Apple leaker and prototype collector known as "Kosutami." In August, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said that the upcoming "Apple Watch X" could feature a different way to attach bands to the device. Kosutami's latest tidbit now appears to...
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Early Prototype Shows Why Apple Abandoned AirPower

Tuesday December 19, 2023 6:24 am PST by
A functional AirPower prototype from early on in its development has exhibited some of the severe thermal problems, including burning or melting devices placed on the charging pad, that ultimately led Apple to abandon the project. AirPower was an Apple-designed charging mat designed to charge Qi-based iPhones, the Apple Watch, and ‌AirPods‌ that Apple announced in September 2017 alongside...
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First Alleged iPhone 16 Pro Component Leak Reveals Redesigned Battery

Monday November 20, 2023 3:43 am PST by
Images purporting to depict a new battery designed for the iPhone 16 Pro today leaked online, showing a new metal casing and a slightly larger capacity. The images come from the leaker known as "Kosutami," who has disseminated accurate information about Apple's plans in the past. If authentic, the images are the first to be shared of the iPhone 16's components. The battery is said to be...
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iPhone 16 Rumored to Feature New Thermal Design

Thursday November 16, 2023 4:06 am PST by
Apple plans to introduce a new thermal system on the iPhone 16 to reduce overheating, according to the leaker known as "Kosutami." In a recent post on X (formerly Twitter), Kosutami explained that Apple is working on a graphene thermal system for the ‌iPhone 16‌ lineup, while the iPhone 16 Pro models could add metal battery casings to reduce overheating. The move appears to come in response...
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Unreleased HomePod With LCD Display Allegedly Shown in Images [Update]

Saturday October 21, 2023 7:24 pm PDT by
Update:Kosutami has since revealed that the LcdUTest app shown on the HomePod's display has been superimposed and doesn't exist in the original picture, but the LCD display panel shown on the HomePod is real. Apple is rumored to be developing a new HomePod with a screen, and new images shared online allegedly give us a first glimpse of the new smart speaker. The above image appears to ...
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Here's Our First Look at Apple's New 'FineWoven' Apple Watch Bands

Tuesday September 12, 2023 4:00 am PDT by
In a departure from leather, Apple is expected to unveil an all-new line of FineWoven Apple Watch bands made from artificial materials, and these images are said to be our first look at what one of the official bands look like. Sourced by prototype device collector and leaker Kosutami, the images allegedly show one of Apple's official bands, which are described as being lightweight, thin,...
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Apple May Be Planning to Discontinue All of Its Silicone Accessories

Sunday September 10, 2023 11:48 am PDT by
Apple may be planning to discontinue its silicone rubber and fluoroelastomer accessories, replacing them with ones made of more eco-friendly next-generation materials, MacRumors has been told. The move is expected to include accessories such as the iPhone Silicone Case with MagSafe, Sport Band, Solo Loop, and AirTag Loop. The rumor comes from Apple device collector and leaker known as "Kosuta...
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iPhone 15 'FineWoven' Cases May Match New Magnetic Apple Watch Band and Come in 10 Color Options

Sunday September 3, 2023 4:35 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming "FineWoven" cases for the iPhone 15 lineup, designed to be a replacement for its leather cases, will match a new Apple Watch band and be available in ten different color options, according to the device collector and leaker known as "Kosutami." In a recent tweet, Kosutami explained that the new line of cases will be available in Black, Mulberry, Taupe, Evergreen, Pacific...
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Apple May Sell Optional iPhone 15 Pro USB-C Thunderbolt Cable

Friday August 25, 2023 1:01 am PDT by
Apple may offer a USB-C data transfer accessory cable for iPhone 15 Pro models that is capable of Thunderbolt or USB4 speeds of up to 40Gbps. That is the latest claim made by Kosutami, who posted details of the cable on Twitter (now X). Leaked 0.8m Thunderbolt USB-C cable (Image: Majin Bu) According to the leaker, the length of the cable is 0.8 meters, which is shorter than Apple's existing T...

iPhone 15's Braided USB-C Cable Could Be 50% Longer

Tuesday August 22, 2023 7:40 am PDT by
The iPhone 15 lineup could come with a braided USB-C charging cable that is 50% longer than the Lightning cable that comes with current iPhone models, according to new reports. The length of the cables seen in recent reporting led some to speculate that they would be too long for an ‌iPhone‌, but the latest information suggests that Apple plans to offer a substantially longer charging cable...
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Rumors Point to the Five iPhone 15 Color Options to Expect

Tuesday August 22, 2023 5:34 am PDT by
The iPhone 15 and ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus will be available in a refreshed selection of colors, with at least five different shades to choose from, recent rumors suggest. According to the Twitter leaker known as "Unknownz21," who has provided an extensive amount of information about Apple's upcoming devices, at least six different colorways were tested for the ‌iPhone 15‌: These are the colors ...
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iPhone 15 Could Come With Color-Matched Braided USB-C Cables [Updated]

Monday August 21, 2023 3:51 am PDT by
The iPhone 15 and ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus could come with color-matched braided USB-C to USB-C cables, according to a rumor coming out of Asia. Twitter user "Majin Bu" first shared the information over the weekend, but was unable to verify the source of the rumor circulating on Chinese social media. Now, Apple device prototype collector "Kosutami" has affirmed that they have seen design validation...
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Upcoming Apple Watch Models Could Get New Magnetic Band Option

Wednesday August 9, 2023 6:24 am PDT by
Apple is planning to release a new band for the Apple Watch Series 9 later this year, according to the Apple device collector known as "Kosutami." Mockup of woven band with magnetic buckle. The new Apple Watch band will reportedly be made out of a woven fabric material and feature a magnetic buckle, similar to the existing Modern Buckle band. It is set to be introduced alongside new Apple...
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Apple Planned to Offer MagSafe Charger in Range of Eight Color Options

Tuesday May 30, 2023 8:58 am PDT by
Apple planned to offer the MagSafe Charger in eight different color options around 2020, the prototype collector known as "Kosutami" claims. MacRumors is told that Apple prototyped the ‌MagSafe‌ Charger in Space Gray, Starlight, Green, Pink, Purple, Yellow, Blue, and (PRODUCT)RED color options. The Yellow, Blue, and (PRODUCT)RED variants, in particular, were apparently highly saturated,...
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Apple Prototyped AirPods in Five Different Color Options to Match iPhone 7

Tuesday May 30, 2023 4:00 am PDT by
Apple prototyped versions of the AirPods' charging case in five different color options to match the iPhone 7, according to the prototype collector known as "Kosutami." The first-generation AirPods in "Pink," intended to match the Rose Gold ‌iPhone‌ 7. Images shared with MacRumors and posted on Twitter earlier today show a first-generation AirPods casing in a pink colorway. It continues to...
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Apple Prototyped MagSafe iPhone Chargers in Different Colors, Including Unreleased 'Magic Charger' Stand

Monday May 29, 2023 3:13 am PDT by
Apple has prototyped at least one colored version of its MagSafe Charger for iPhone, suggesting the company could potentially one day release a new version of the device in additional color options beyond the standard silver model. That's the claim made by Twitter account @KosutamiSan. According to the collector of rare Apple products, prototype information they obtained indicates that Apple ...