More and more matte black iPhone 7 users are complaining about the paint that is chipping off their devices. Apple seems to be aware of the issue, but has not yet officially commented on it. The company refuses to replace the affected iPhone units claiming that this is not a manufacturing fault and thus the devices can’t be swapped for free.
As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.
According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.
According to the latest report from Fast Company, the next generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 8 or iPhone X will cost about $1000. This is the price Apple reportedly plans to charge for the OLED display, faster processor, new design, and other improvements of the 10th anniversary iPhone.
As the iPhone 8 release date draws near, more and more concepts surface on the Internet. Today, a designer named Moe Slah has shared his beautiful design of the upcoming iPhone and iOS 11. The video showing how the purported look of the device as well as its main features has been posted to YouTube by ConceptsiPhone.
According to the latest report from a research firm Canalys, in the fourth quarter of 2016 Apple shipped 6 million Apple Watch units. The revenue generated by the sales accounted for $2.6 billion, which makes Tim Cook’s words about record sales and strong demand for the device truth. The sales grew 12% year-over-year, researchers claim.
Apple has seeded the second beta of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The updates contain a number of stability, security, and performance improvements for compatible devices.
Update: 9to5Google reports that the image was photoshopped and thus is fake.
Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 next month, which means that the handset is ready or nearly ready. New image that was posted on the Chinese social network Weibo gives us a closer look at the upcoming iPhone 8 rival. The photo seems to be genuine, it shows us the bottom side of the new South Korean flagship.
According to the latest report from Tech Trader Daily, Apple may start the iPhone 8 production earlier than expected. This, however, doesn’t mean that the release of the device will take place earlier.
Apple has released a new iPhone 7 commercial called “One Night”. The ad is a collection of photos and videos taken by 16 photographers from all over the globe on November 5, 2016. These photographers were working independently and shared their shots of different cities, people, and places on 6 continents. Below you can take a look at the results of their work.
According to the latest prediction shared by Robert Scoble, Apple is working with Carl Zeiss on the smart glasses supporting augmented reality technologies. The analyst says that he got the information from sources “at the highest levels”, but neither Apple, nor its alleged partner have confirmed the collaboration on a new product.
iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.
A hacker nicknamed Saurik has released an updated version of Cydia that contains a number of under-the-hood improvements.
Below you can take a look at the list of changes found in Cydia 1.1.28.
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting stories of the last couple of days.
Most of the posts this week deal with Apple’s iOS and semi-tethered yalu jailbreak that now works with all 64-bit Apple devices except the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. There are also several articles about the iPhone 8 and its specs, Apple’s financial results in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, and Apple Campus 2.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the University of Glasgow honorary degree on Wednesday, February 8. The students and staff of the university will have an opportunity to visit the Q&A session with Cook and get answers to their questions. The event is scheduled to start at 6 PM.