Apple plans to safeguard your iPhone 5 thanks to improved security that can be found after a buyout of a technology company known for fingerprint sensors, and this could allow for some kind of e-wallet feature that works with an NFC chip. Apple has made a lot of money from dedicated fans and seeing this invested into technology that can allow for a more secure iPhone 5 would be welcomed by potential buyers, so it’s great to hear that Apple is working on the buyout of AuthenTec and would obviously incorporate their security technology into the next Apple phone.
The continued battle between Apple and competitors means that nothing is simple when it comes to technology and advancements that might be used for the iPhone 5 release, which results in Apple treading on the wrong toes occasionally. Late last week we heard about two class action lawsuits that were related to the AuthenTec buyout, which some say the company had been undervalued. This means Apple receives the company for a much cheaper price, and would obviously be bad for the relationship between trustee and beneficiary for the company being sold.
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Apple iPhone 5 gaining enterprise advantage – You can watch a video below this article that explains the fingerprint technology and what it could mean for iPhone 5, and of course would impact Samsung’s smartphones and Android considering they use this sensory technology. Apple and Android are replacing BlackBerry smartphones in the workplace and this means any advantage Apple could gain would be extremely valuable, so developing an iPhone 5 with NFC that takes advantage of this fingerprint technology could improve security, and give Apple an enterprise advantage.
There is one man that is usually in-the-know when it comes to the design of Apple products and also their upcoming iPhone 5, and he is Apple’s Jonathan Ive, so it might surprise you to hear that a company making more money than most isn’t really interested in making money. The secret for Apple might be focusing on quality and not on making money, which is how Ive’s explains it in the quote below. You can read more from a recent interview here.
Do you think the iPhone 5 is more about quality than making money? It seems that Apple are going to design the iPhone 5 to be the best it can be with quality parts, which will in-turn create a lot of money for Apple thanks to people lining up to purchase the 6th generation iPhone in the millions. This is the apparent plan anyway, so we’d love to hear your thoughts on Apple’s quality and the upcoming iPhone 5. We are yet to hear a release date, but expect it around the anniversary of Steve Jobs death at the start of October, unless the recent rumors of a September launch are correct.