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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 released first beta of iOS 11.2 for testing purposes. Users with Apple developer account can install the update.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.”
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 has refuted the rumors about Face ID camera is being simplified to produce enough units of iPhone X.