Apple Inc. (AAPL): iPhone 6 to Get an Upgrade on the USB and Processor Front


If reports emanating from GeekBar (via MacRumors) are something to go by; then Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has found a successor to M7 co-processors, code-named ‘Phosphorus’ and set to debut on the much-awaited iPhone 6 this September.

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In a post appearing on Weibo, the new processor is set to play an important role on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s new health app, HealthKit API, as it will have the ability to collect health-related data of iPhone users  and consequently processing it. Processed data will then be used to give a clear analysis of the user’s health status.

Health apps continue to gain momentum in the age of advanced usage of handheld devices for various purposes. There are a number of apps that are being used to monitor people’s blood pressure levels, as well as blood sugar content.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s health app cab be used to keep track of user’s heart rate, calories and cholesterol levels taking the ability to keep track of one’s health to another new level. The iPhone 6 is also set to receive an upgrade on its USB front according to MacRumors. The site claims that a lightning cable with a reversible USB connector, as well as a redesigned power adapter, is set to feature on the next Apple device. is, on the other hand, claiming that it might be too soon for the adapter to feature on iPhone 6 considering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has not yet approved the lightning cable with a reversible connector. Moca. Co claims, according to MacRumors, that orders for the new cable have also not been placed by Apple, throwing into further doubt the probability of the same cable coming with the iPhone 6 as the date for the official launch approaches.

The new adapter if approved by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will have the ability of powering the iPhone, the iPod as well as the iPad Mini with its design heavily relying on the power requirement of iPhone 6 which will be greater compared to the other Apple devices.

Carl Icahn‘s Icahn Capital LP owns 52.76 million shares of Apple as of the end of the second quarter of 2014.

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