300 iPhones X Stolen Before the Release in San Francisco
Three men have robbed the UPS truck that was to deliver over 300 iPhone X to the San Francisco Apple Store. The incident took place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Face ID isn’t as Fast as Touch ID — Tom’s Guide
There are some restrictions in using both Face ID and Touch ID: while fingerprint scanner can mistake when your fingers are wet or you wear gloves, Face ID probably won’t work if you wear a ski mask. Tom’s Guide tested both authentication methods to define which one is faster.
Apple Adds the Possibility to Change Third-Party Apple ID Email Address to an Apple Address
Apple has made some changes in Apple ID policy and added a possibility that wasn’t available earlier. Now customers that had third-party emails as their Apple ID address can change it to Apple’s email addresses, like @icloud.com, @me.com, @mac.com.
Apple Releases iOS 11.1 that Features New Emoji and Bug Fixes
Having released several betas of iOS 11.1, Apple has released the first major update to iOS 11. It can be installed on following devices: iPhone 5S or later, iPad mini 2 or later, iPad Air or later, and 6th-generation iPod touch. To install the update, go to Settings — General — Software Update.
Apple May Cease Partnership With Qualcomm
Qualcomm was reportedly trying to prevent Apple from producing iPhones in China. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is thinking about ceasing the partnership with Qualcomm and instead buy parts for iPhone and iPad from Intel or MediaTek.
Touch ID Won’t Return to Future iPhone Models
There were a lot of rumors prior to the iPhone X keynote that Apple was struggling to embed Touch ID under the display. But the Apple’s chief hardware engineer Dan Riccio told that these rumors were not true.
The Original iPhone Reviewer Shares its Opinion About iPhone X
Steven Levy has been one in four original reviewers of iPhones since 2007, who’ve got a sample of the original iPhone and have been allowed to post the first reviews. Steven Levy works for Wired and he has shared his impressions about the 2017 iPhone X.
Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.2 to Developers
Apple released first beta of iOS 11.2 for testing purposes. Users with Apple developer account can install the update.
Face ID Components Supply is Now Stable — Ming-Chi Kuo
Apple faced some issues with TrueDepth camera that led to the constrained supply of iPhone X. Ming-Chi Kuo in the investor note says that the supply of parts for TrueDepth camera is now stable.
Apple to Add Third-Generation iPad to the List of Obsolete Devices on October 31
iPad 3 was released in 2012 and it was the first Apple tablet with Retina Display. Apple will declare the third-generation iPad, formally called “the new iPad” obsolete at the end of October.
iPhone X Orders May Be Delivered Sooner Than Expected
Some customers who pre-ordered iPhone X yesterday saw the delivery date has changed. If Apple manages to ramp up the production quickly, the orders may ship faster.
Demand For iPhone X Beats all Records
The iPhone stock has been sold out in about 10 minutes after the pre-orders started. The demand for the new iPhone model is incredible.
Apple Will Improve Its Wireless Charging Technology
Apple has acquired a company called PowerbyProxi to work on future improvements for the wireless charging technology. The vice-president of PowerbyProxi Dan Riccio assumes that “the team will be a great addition for Apple to create a wireless future.”
How to Pre-order iPhone X
Apple will start accepting pre-orders for iPhone X in less than a day. If you are planning to get one, consider pre-ordering it for not to wait for the delivery a few weeks or even months. There are several ways of doing this.
Apple Won’t Sacrifice Quality for the Sake of Quantity
Apple has refuted the rumors about Face ID camera is being simplified to produce enough units of iPhone X.