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Samsung will soon finally kill the lineup of the infamous Galaxy Note 7. According to the latest press release shared by the manufacturer, on December 19th the company will seed an update that will literally brick the devices that are still in the customers’ hands. After the update, the device will no longer charge, which means it will become useless and relatively safe.
There’s a widespread issue affecting a wide number of iPhone 6s users and causing their devices to power off all of a sudden. In November, Apple acknowledged the problem and launched a free battery replacement program for the devices manufactured between September and October of 2015. On Friday, the company has apologized for the issue and explained what exactly is causing the problem.
Apple is reportedly planning to integrate Siri to the messages app to help people check and schedule events on their calendars and make payments using the virtual assistant.
Less than a month after the official launch of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple has released a new commercial about the new product. The ad is a bit longer than most Apple promo videos; it shows us some of the most iconic inventions and events that pushed the mankind forward. And, of course, the all-new MacBook Pro with OLED panel instead of function keys.
The commercial is available below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
According to the latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to bring the optical image stabilization system to both lenses of the dual camera on the iPhone 8 Plus or whatever the device is called. Currently, only the wide-angle lens of the iPhone 7 Plus has optical stabilization. As noted by the analyst, the company will redesign the camera to integrate a new OIS system.
According to the latest report from MacRumors, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar don’t have removable SSDs. That’s a bit of surprise, since the entry-level 13-inch model with function keys instead of the touch sensitive OLED panel has a removable storage chip and thus allows users to upgrade the SSDs on their own if they need more storage.
First lucky customers who purchased new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have begun receiving their laptops. Early purchasers also include the reporters of several reliable tech news websites including TechCrunch, CNET, and Engadget. These and other customers have just posted their first reviews of the brand new MacBook pro with an OLED touch-sensitive screen that replaced function keys.
Below you can take a look at some of the most noteworthy reviews.
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.
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.
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.
According to the latest report from Computerworld, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with one of the fastest SSDs on the market.
Last week, we told you about the hidden one-handed keyboard mode in iOS. It was found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith. Just a couple of day after this, a new jailbreak tweak appeared on Cydia enabling the functionality for one-handed keyboard use.
Below you can watch a short video showing the functionality of the tweak.
It’s Sunday today, which means that’s it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start discussing the posts worth your attention right now.
Another iPhone 7 has caught fire causing serious damage to the owner’s vehicle. According to 7 News, Mat Jones, a surfing instructor from Australia, left his iPhone 7 in a car and the phone caught fire. When he returned, he discovered that the device seriously damaged the vehicle. Looks like soon the jokes about Galaxy Note 7 won’t be so funny.
The jokes about exploding Galaxy Note 7 have reached a new level. Barack Obama has made fun of Samsung and its phone that catches fire during his speech at Miami Dade college in Florida.
Below you can take a look at the short video posted to YouTube showing the fragment from Obama’s speech.