As you probably heard it all over the news, on 21 March, Apple will hold a big media event and unveil a number of new devices, namely, the iPhone SE, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the updated Apple Watch. Of course, it’s an important date for Apple fans, just like any other company’s presentation.
An image showing something what appears to be chassis for the upcoming full-size iPhone 7 has been recently shared by Nowhereelse. If legitimate, the photo proves that Apple has finally got rid of the antenna breaks across the iPhone back panel and moved them to the upper and lower parts of the handset to make its design more sleek and refined. Apart from that, the camera cutout shown in the photo seems to be larger than the one of the iPhone 6 and 6s, hinting at the possible use of a bigger photo sensor.
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s not waste time and discuss the latest news right now.
The President of the United States Barack Obama had an interview yesterday, in which he shared his opinion about the current encryption conflict and what the results of it may be in the future.
The Pangu team has officially announced it will release a jailbreak for the fourth generation Apple TV as soon as next week. The announcement came alongside the debut of the untethered jailbreak for iOS 9.1, which can now be downloaded from Pangu’s official website.
The Pegatron Corp. and the Foxconn Company, which are Apple’s main manufacturing partners, reported substantial revenue drops over the last month.
Foxconn announced a 30% decrease in revenue in February and a 36% drop in the year-over-year perspective. Pegatron has reported about similar revenues during the last month i.e. approximately 35% fall.
A hacker group called Pangu has just released an untethered jailbreak of iOS 9.1. It’s available for both Windows and Mac users. As you know, iOS 9.1 was released in October, so it’s actually high time someone hacked this version of Apple’s mobile operating system.
As you may know, on March 21 Apple will hold a special media-event dedicated to a possible introduction of company’s new devices. One of the most anticipated of them is the iPhone SE.
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi replied to the user named Caleb about whether the iPhone battery life improves when you regularly close apps on your device or not. Originally it was a question to Apple CEO Tim Cook, but Mr. Federighi explained in a short form that this move will not help at all.
Apple’s new 9.7-Inch iPad Pro, or, as it was called earlier, the iPad Air 3 will be released on March 21st, alongside other products like the iPhone SE and the updated Apple Watch.
Yesterday Apple was granted several new patents. One of the most important of these patents is the one covering Liquidmetal Home buttons for company’s main devices – iPads and iPhones.
Liquidmetal has a number of unique qualities, which include the resistance from corrosion, light weight and high strength.
Yesterday, @OnLeaks posted first images showing something what appears to be the iPhone 7 case. As you know, Apple plans to unveil the new smartphone in September. Even though the release date is still far away, first photos revealing the look of the phone are already available on the Internet.
DigiTimes, a reliable Taiwanese newspaper, reports that Apple has plans to increase the size of the larger iPhone to 5.8 inches. This change may happen in 2018, although some sources expect it to be accomplished even in 2017.
As it was reported yesterday, a new ransomware virus has recently infected Mac computers. In case you missed our previous article, it was spread through the program called Transmission. Those who downloaded the infected installer, ended up having a virus blocking access to the sensitive data on their machines.
A popular benchmark app AnTuTu made a comparison of 10 most popular chips in smartphones. Qualcomm’s 820 model that is used in the new Samsung Galaxy S7 has achieved the best results. The second place belongs to Apple’s A9 processor.