News tagged ‘iPhone’
According to the latest report from a reliable Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, the stock availability of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus still leaves much to be desired. Apple is still trying to catch up with the demand. This suggests that not all users will get their phones in time during the holiday season.
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.
Apple has announced the iPhone 6 Plus multi-touch repair program. The company is offering a display repair to those, who have encountered the so-called “Touch Disease” hardware fault. However, the program is a bit different from all other as Apple demands that the customers pay $150 for the repair, claiming the issue is caused by dropping the phone, not by hardware defect. The company also gives the money back to those who already paid for the repair.
Anyone can access your passcode-locked iPhone contacts list and photos using Siri. A new vulnerability has been recently discovered by a number of YouTubers and immediately shared online.
One of the first to notice the problem with iOS security was a guy nicknamed EverythingApplePro. He used a number of phones, including older iPhone 4S running iOS 8, to demonstrate that the issue has been present for quite a long period of time. All iOS devices that support Siri and have iOS 8-iOS 10.2 on board are vulnerable, so be careful.
Apple stores the information about the incoming, outgoing, and missed calls in iCloud. The report comes from a Russian security firm Elcomsoft that managed to get the call logs from Apple’s cloud storage using special software.
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.
The iFixit team has posted a teardown of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Two weeks ago, the company posted a teardown of the entry-level laptop without the Touch Bar, revealing it was quite difficult to repair. As it turns out, the mid-range model is even worse when it comes to disassembling.
In an attempt to get rid of outdated and suspicious applications, Apple removed over 47,000 apps from the App Store in October. The data comes from an analytics firm Sensor Tower.
As noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release three iPhone models in 2018. Only one will get an OLED display.
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.
Apple has just released a new commercial for its Beats Solo3 wireless headphones. The short ad highlights better sound quality of the headphones and up to 40 hours of battery life as well as compatibility with most iPhones and iPads. All these things have become possible thanks to the new W1 chip and other hardware improvements found inside of the headphones. You can take a look at the short ad below.
According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has reached its peak and starts to become weaker.
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on the smart glasses. The device will connect to the iPhone to work and feature Carl Zeiss optics and possibly the support of augmented reality.
It is Sunday today, which means we should take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s iOS 10 and macOS Sierra 10.12 as well as with the new AirPods and iPhones. Below you can find the list of the posts worth your attention.
According to data shared by Barclays analysts, Apple will start shipping the long-awaited wireless AirPods in December. The rumor contradicts an earlier report based on the information from an employee of one German reseller who claimed that the headphones will hit the store shelves on November 18 or 19.