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Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept with Display Function Area





Earlier this week, a well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared a report suggesting that the iPhone 8 may get a new 5.8-inch OLED display with a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts. Several days before this report appeared on the Internet, a MacRumors forum member nicknamed deuxani created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept featuring an edge-to-edge display with a virtual Home button and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded right in the screen. You can check out the concept images below.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 20:20

Latest iPad Pro Commercials Explain Why iPad is Better than Computer



Apple has released four new iPad Pro commercials that tell us why the device is better than traditional computer or laptop for most people. All ads are available below as well as on Apple’s official YouTube channel.

The first video tells us that there are no viruses on the iPad Pro, which makes this device better than a computer.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 19:28

Apple and Broadcom are Working on Wireless Charging System for iPhone



According to the latest report from JPMorgan, Apple may be working with Broadcom on a custom wireless charging system for future iPhone models. As noted by the researchers, these two companies have been working together for about two years, but still, they may be not ready to include the new charging system in the iPhone 8. The reason for the delay is security concerns that are caused by the problems Samsung had with its Galaxy Note 7 last year.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 18:49

Facial Recognition to Replace Fingerprint Scanner in iPhone 8



According to the latest report from JPMorgan analyst Rod Hall, Apple may replace the Touch ID scanner on the next-generation iPhone with a new face scanner. The expert believes that this new method biometric authentication will be more secure and effective than fingerprint recognition. Additionally, it will work even when the device is wet or dirty, which is a great advantage over Touch ID.


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Friday, February 17th, 2017. 20:36

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Apple Shares Two More iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode Ads [Video]



Apple has released two new commercials highlighting the camera of the iPhone 7 Plus that can take images in the depth of field effect. The ads are called “Boyfriend” and “Profile Picture”. The release of these videos comes just a couple of days after the release of previous iPhone 7 Plus commercials. You can take a look at both new ads below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.


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Friday, February 17th, 2017. 12:47

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WWDC to Take Place June 5-9 in San Jose



Apple has officially announced that the annual Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC will take place June 5-9, 2017 in San Jose. During the event, the company will offer various meetings for developers as well as other events. The conference will be held near the new Apple Campus 2 construction site.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 18:22

iPhone 8 to get 5.8-inch Display with ‘Function Area’ – Analyst



Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the iPhone 8 may get a display with something called “function area”. According to the analyst, this will be a part of the OLED display located at the bottom featuring virtual buttons and some shortcuts for quick actions. The size of the front panel will be 5.8 inches, however, the “active area” of the display will be equal to only about 5.15 inches.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 13:15

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Apple Sold More Smartphones Than Samsung in Q4 2016



According to the latest report from Gartner, Apple sold more smartphones than Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2016. Apple’s smartphone market share accounted for 17.9%, while that of Samsung was equal to 17.8%. The different between two smartphone makers is small – only 256,000 units.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 12:47

Chinese Firm May Supply OLED Screens for Future iPhones



A Chinese firm called BOE Technology Group Co. may soon start supplying Apple with displays for new iPhones. According to Bloomberg, the company is currently building two factories in China that will produce AMOLED displays. Even though Apple has been testing sample displays manufactured by BOE for months, the final decision is yet to come. Both companies are currently in talks.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 12:45

Only 5.8-inch iPhone 8 to Feature Glass Body – Report



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, only the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will feature a body made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel frame. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7s will have an aluminum back panel similar to the one its predecessor had. The design of the 5.5-inch handset hasn’t yet been confirmed, supply chain insiders claim.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 22:29

Apple Releases Two New iPhone 7 Plus Ads [Video]



Apple has released two new ads highlighting the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera and its Portrait mode. The ads are called “Soul Mate” and “Creek”. Both are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel as well as below.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 20:48

Fast Company Names Apple 4th Most Innovative Company of 2016



Apple has become the fourth most innovative company of the world, according to the rating published by Fast Company. The business media points out that the company develops both hardware and software. This creates a unique experience for users, who remain loyal to the brand.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 12:46

Apple Ordered 60 Million OLED Displays from Samsung



According to the latest report from The Korea Herald, Apple has ordered 60 million OLED panels from Samsung. This order accounted for 5 trillion won or $4.35 billion and is an additional one. Last April, Apple reportedly ordered 100 million OLED panels for 8 trillion won. In total, the South Korean manufacturer has to produce 200 million OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8.


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Monday, February 13th, 2017. 21:10

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday, which means that we should take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and do this right now.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 17:09

Suppliers to Start iPhone 8 Production Earlier than Usual



The production of the next-generation iPhone may start earlier than usual. According to DigiTimes, the parts for new handsets will be delivered by the end on the first quarter and then the suppliers will begin trial production of OLED panels and other components.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 14:39