Here are your Apple rumors and AAPL news items for today:
Battery: A new rumors claims that Apple (AAPL) has solved the alleged issues with the batteries in its upcoming iPhone 6. This rumors claims that a new battery manufacturer, Simplo Technologies, is able to make batteries small enough to fit the devices, AppleInsider notes. Specific dimensions on the 5.5 version of the iPhone 6 aren’t currently available, but the device is said to use a battery that is only two millimeters tall.
Trade: Apple has expanded its trade-in program to Australia, reports MacRumors. The program allows owners of older Apple devices to trade them in for credit toward new devices. These trade ins don’t apply to the newest generation of products and the first-generation devices. However, older devices can still be given to Apple for free recycling. Owners of an Apple device can get up to $250 for a trade in.
iWatch: Recent rumors claim that Apple will be releasing three different versions of the iWatch. One version of the iWatch is rumored to have a 1.6-inch screen and the other two will have 1.8-inch screen. The possible difference between the 1.8-inch versions of the device is that one will have a display made of sapphire glass. All three versions of the wearable device are rumored to be released by the end of this year, reports GforGames.
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