iPhoneRoot.com       

Wistron Helps Apple with Touch Bar Production - Report





Apple has reportedly shifted the orders for the production of the MacBook Pro Touch Bar to the Taiwanese supplier Wistron. The reason for changing the supplier in the middle of production is connected with the inability of the previous partner, an unknown firm from Singapore, to meet the demand. The report comes from the reliable Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016. 14:16

Apple Releases Second macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the second beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to developers for testing. According to the company, the update contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements of security, stability, and performance. The build number of the latest update is 16C41b.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016. 13:15

Apple Patents New Find My iPhone System



Apple has been granted a patent for a system capable of detecting the location of a lost or stolen iPhone even when the device is powered off. The next iteration of the Find My iPhone feature may help to reduce the number of stolen and never found phones.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 15:10

Posted in All,Official,Other

Tagged with , , , ,

Apple Seeds Second iOS 10.2 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the second beta of iOS 10.2 to developers for testing. The update contains a number of minor bug fixes as well as security and stability enhancements.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 14:08

Apple to Launch New ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 Soon - Rumor



According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, Apple is planning to release a ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus color option. Since the demand for the glossy black model is incredibly strong, the company may release a similar white smartphone.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 13:08

Samsung to Unveil Siri Rival Alongside Galaxy S8



According to the latest report from Reuters, Samsung will introduce the AI-based virtual assistant alongside the Galaxy S8. It will be called Bixby and most likely, Apple and Google will get a new powerful rival.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Monday, November 7th, 2016. 14:08

Posted in All,Other,rumors

Tagged with , , , , , , ,

Luca Todesco Teases iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak on His iPhone 7



A well-known developer Luca Todesco has once again demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10. This time the he hacked the iPhone 7 with iOS 10.1.1 on board showing Cydia working on the phone. The news about yet another jailbroken iOS version comes from the hacker’s Twitter.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Monday, November 7th, 2016. 13:03

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units released in October and their specs. There are also several posts that tell us about iOS and Android global market share, rumors dealing with the iPhone SE, and the long-awaited AirPods.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, November 6th, 2016. 14:17

India to Purchase Cellebrite’s Technology of Unlocking Lock iPhones



According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Indian government is planning to purchase the technology developed by Israeli firm Cellebrite that was used to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter earlier this year.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, November 6th, 2016. 13:59

Check Out This MacBook Pro Parody Ad [Video]



A new parody video has been recently spotted on YouTube mocking Apple’s new MacBook Pro. The short clip highlights all the things that the new 13-inch and 15-inch laptops lack, for example, MagSafe, HDMI, card reader and other ports, high-quality front-facing camera and more.

The creators of the video summarised all weak points of the new laptops that were discovered after the release. The parody MacBook Pro ad is available below, so you can watch it right now.

What do you think about this parody? Do you think that the updated MacBook Pro lineup is a failure? Leave your comments below this short post.

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, November 6th, 2016. 12:59

Posted in All,Other,rumors,Video

Tagged with , , , , , , ,

Apple Won’t Release New iPhone SE in 2017, Sell Less iPhones



According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t release an updated 4-inch iPhone SE model next year. The expert also expects that Apple’s smartphone sales will continue to decline.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 17:08

Posted in All,Other,rumors

Tagged with , , , , , , ,

Check Out Microsoft's Adaptive Keyboard Prototype from 2009



Microsoft has created a prototype of something called the Adaptive Keyboard long before Apple introduced the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with the Touch Bar panel. However, the company did not release a final product leaving the keyboard with a touch sensitive display panel at the top only a concept. Below you can watch a short video revealing the 2009 Microsoft’s prototype.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 16:08

New MacBook Pro Units Aren’t Compatible With Current Thunderbolt Devices



According to the latest report from Plugable, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro are not compatible with most existing Thunderbolt 3 devices due to the hardware these devices use.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 0:30

Check Out This Apple Keyboard with Touch Bar Concept



If you like the new Touch Bar MacBook Pro, you might also like the Magic Keyboard with the OLED panel instead of function keys. Below you can take a look at the beautiful concept visualizing the idea of adding this feature to the standalone keyboard for iMac, Mac Pro, or Mac mini.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Friday, November 4th, 2016. 12:20

Android Dominates Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2016



While iOS global market share and iPhone shipments continue to decline, Android devices continue to gain momentum. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Android share reached nearly 88% in the third calendar quarter of 2016, leaving iOS with 12.1% far behind.


Read the rest of this entry »

   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. 13:27