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iPhone 8 to get Stainless Steel Frame and Vertical Camera – Rumor





Japanese reporters from Macotakara believe the next-generation iPhone has reached the DVT (Design Validation Test) stage ahead of start of mass production later this year. According to the latest report, the phone features a stainless steel frame that is placed in between the front and back glass panels. The design of the handset is a bit similar to the design of the iPhone 4, even though the iPhone 8 is larger, thinner and has an OLED display along with other notable improvements.


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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 11:10

Apple May Ditch Touch ID in iPhone 8 – Analyst



According to the latest report from Andy Hargreaves, equity research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, the iPhone 8 may lack the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Apple has troubles with integrating the sensor under iPhone’s display, and this may lead either to a complete switch to 3D sensing technology that will be capable of recognizing the user with his face, or a delay in the OLED iPhone 8 production.


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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 10:47

Apple Will Test Self-Driving Cars in California



Apple may soon start testing self-driving cars in California. According to the latest report from Business Insider, on Friday, California authorities officially issued the Cupertino giant the Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit. Apple was added to the list of companies that have permission to test self-driving cars in the state. Aside from Apple, Google and Tesla have similar permissions.


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Saturday, April 15th, 2017. 18:38

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iPhone 8 Design Drawing Leaks Online [Image]



Design drawing showing something similar to the OLED iPhone 8 has been shared on Chinese social network Weibo. The image shows the device with a large display, no Home button, and, most importantly, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the back panel.


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Friday, April 14th, 2017. 11:20

New iPhones to get 3GB of RAM and Fast Charging – Analyst



All three iPhones scheduled to be released this year will get 3GB of RAM and fast charging capabilities. The report comes from Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri.


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Thursday, April 13th, 2017. 11:37

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Apple Faces Problems with Integrating Touch ID into iPhone 8 Display



Apple is facing problems with the production of new iPhone 8 Touch ID fingerprint scanner that is supposed to be integrated into the display. According to the latest report from Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, “the biggest bottleneck” for Apple is placing the sensor under the front glass on the phone. In fact, the problem is so serious that the manufacturer even considers several options that may replace the new Touch ID integrated into the display.


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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. 20:07

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PC Market Grows and Mac Shipments Go Up 4.1% in Q1 2017



According to the latest report from a research firm IDC, global PC shipments grew in the first quarter of 2017 for the first time in 5 years. The 0.6% growth is an indication that people still use computers and that computer manufacturers still have something to offer. Apple’s Mac shipments grew 4.1% to 4.2 million units compared to the first quarter of 2016 and allowed the Cupertino company to get the fourth spot in the top computer vendors ranking.


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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. 14:27

Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3



Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3, which means restores and downgrades to these versions are no longer possible. Be careful if you want to stay on one of these firmware builds. If you update your device accidentally, you won’t be able to restore it to anything apart from iOS 10.3.1 or iOS 10.3.2 beta if you’re a developer or public beta tester.


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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. 19:11

Apple Seeds iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 2 to Developers



Apple has released second betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers for testing. The release took place about two weeks after the release of the very first betas of the software. According to Apple, both updates contain a number of fixes aimed at making iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5 more stable and efficient.


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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. 13:33

iOS 11 Won’t Support Any 32-bit Apps



According to the latest rumor shared by a developer Steven Troughton-Smith, Apple will stop supporting 32-bit apps with the release of iOS 11. What this means is that old applications may stop function and not only lack updates and important bug fixes. The developer didn’t specify the source he got the information from, but this is not the first time iOS 11 we hear that Apple may drop support for legacy apps.


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Monday, April 10th, 2017. 19:51

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the list of the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and discuss the posts worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, April 9th, 2017. 21:05

iPhone 8 Pre-Orders to Go Live in September, Shipments to Be Delayed



According to the latest report from Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White, the release of the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 may be delayed due to issues connected with the new 3D sensor added to the phone. Still, the analyst believes that the phone will be launched in time for December holiday quarter. The customers will get a chance to pre-order the new iPhone in September.


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Sunday, April 9th, 2017. 20:33

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iPhone 8 to Get Smart Connector Port – Rumor



According to the latest report from The Verifier, the iPhone 8 will feature a Smart Connector port. This port may be used for inductive wireless charging and connecting augmented or virtual reality devices and accessories.


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Saturday, April 8th, 2017. 12:52

New iMacs to Come with New CPUs, RAM, Graphics and More



According to the latest report from Pike's Universum, the next-generation iMac will be released in October. The desktop will get updated hardware components, but the price is still unknown. Assuming that new processor, RAM, and SSDs are expected, the device won’t be cheap at all.


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Friday, April 7th, 2017. 11:34

Drop Test: iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S8 [Video]



A well-known YouTuber TechRax has released a new video testing the durability of the newly-released Galaxy S8 and the red iPhone 7. The blogger performed a series of drop tests that revealed that both devices can be cracked quite easily when accidentally dropped on concrete.


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Thursday, April 6th, 2017. 19:17

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