Apple may release three iPad Pro models with smaller bezels next year in March, Barclays Research analysts claim. In addition to the existing 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models, the company may unveil a brand new 10.9-inch iPad while keeping the overall size of the tablet identical to that of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Moreover, as noted by reliable experts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O'Malley, and Jerry Zhang, Apple may incorporate the Home button right into the screen to save space and reduce the thickness of the device.
According to the latest forecast shared by Barclays Research analysts, next year Apple will release two iPhone models with slightly curved 5-inch and 5.8-inch displays without bezels. The analysts cite Asian sources, most likely, Apple suppliers, who believe the company will fit larger bezel-less screens into the sizes of current iPhone 7 and iPhone Plus.
Apple has just started selling the refurbished 9.7-inch iPad Pro units with a 15% discount on its official online store. The 12.9-inch iPads have been there since August, but the smaller refurbished model somehow reached the store only yesterday.
According to the latest rumors, Apple will start selling the AirPods by the end of this month. The information comes from one of the employees of the authorized reseller, so it is quite reliable.
Many users claim that new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units are too expensive and lack modern hardware and ports required for comfortable work. As it turns out, these things did not influence the sales of both laptops, that set up a new record. This is what Slice Intelligence researchers write.
Apple has just released a new build of iOS 10.1.1 to users worldwide. The release is a bit of surprise, provided that crucial bugs were fixed with previous version of iOS 10.1.1 and there are no new features or visible enhancements in the latest update.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.