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iPhone 8 to Get New Fingerprint Scanner, Production to Start in September





According to the latest report from Digitimes, Apple will replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 8 with a new system developed internally. The fingerprint scanner embedded in the display of the OLED iPhone will be based on technologies developed by firms Apple has acquired over the last couple of years, namely, Authentec and Privaris. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will produce new fingerprint scanners using the 65-nanometer process. The report cites reliable insiders.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 13:27

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iPhone 8 Won’t Get USB-C – Ming-Chi Kuo



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t switch to ditch the Lightning connector in favor of USB-C. Instead, the company will improve the port so that all new iPhone models support fast charging.


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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. 20:29

New Leaked Image and Video Show Galaxy S8



As the release of the new iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, draws near, more leaked images and videos showing the device appear on the Internet. Today insiders published an official press image of the handset as well as a new short clip showing a working Galaxy S8 unit.


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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. 23:43

Apple Releases New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas



Apple has released new betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The updates contain a number of bug fixes and under-the-hood changes aimed at making the software more stable and secure.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. 12:01

New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPads Won’t Be Released Until May-June



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the new 10.5-inch iPad and the next-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro won’t ship until May-June. The tablets should be unveiled at a media event next month, but it’s very unlikely that Apple will manage to catch up with the demand and ship all new devices at the same time. The report is based on data shared by Taiwanese supply chain insiders.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 20:44

iPhone 8 to Get 2K Display, 3GB of RAM, and 256GB of Storage



According to the latest report from TrendForce, the next-generation iPhone will get a 5.8-inch 2K display and 3GB of RAM. The report also corroborates earlier rumors suggesting Apple will get rid of the Home button and add two storage options, namely, 64GB and 256GB.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 19:25

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Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas to Developers



Apple has released iOS 10.3 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 3 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of previous betas. The updates bring numerous bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 18:52

Apple to Introduce Jet Red iPhone This Year



According to a sketchy rumor shared by Chinese insiders, Apple may release the iPhone 8 in a new ‘Jet Red’ color. Sources close to the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou claim that at first the new model will be available only in China, but with time may hit other markets.


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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 15:59

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Apple Lost Smartphone Market Share in China to Local Brands



According to the latest report from Canalys, Apple’s share in the Chinese smartphone market dropped in 2016. Currently, the company occupies the fifth spot behind Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 15:05

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Apple Uses This Case to Hide Future iPhone Prototypes [Images]



Sonny Dickson has recently shared several images that show a secret case Apple uses to hide its iPhone prototypes during transportation. The case hides both front and back panels of the handset as well as its size. The images showing the case itself and documents it comes with have been published by MacRumors.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 14:37

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

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

Check Out Latest Galaxy S8 Renders [Images]



As the release of the new iPhone 8 rival, Samsung Galaxy S8, draws near, more and more leaked images and renders showing the device appear online. Today, Sammobile has shared several realistic and beautiful images showing how the S8 may actually look like. You can take a look at these images below.


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Monday, February 13th, 2017. 22:21

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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Tim Cook Calls Augmented Reality ‘A Big Idea Like the Smartphone’



Tim Cook believes that augmented reality is a technology that is incredibly important and promising. Apple CEO compared AR with smartphones and said its significance is huge. Such words may mean that the Cupertino-based giant is working on something that may change the way we understand augmented reality and the way it is used in modern gadgets.


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Saturday, February 11th, 2017. 17:42