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According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is testing facial recognition technology that should replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in future iPhone models.The new biometric authentication system will be based on new 3D and eye scanners. People familiar with the matter claim it will be more secure and reliable than fingerprint recognition.
According to the latest report from TrendForce, nearly 50% of all smartphones will have OLED displays by 2020. The main reason for the growth is the adoption of the new display technology by Apple. Since the iPhone is expected to get an OLED screen in 2017 and subsequent years, Apple’s market rivals are very likely to adopt the technology as well to compete with new iPhones on equal terms.
According to the latest report from The Investor, Apple is planning to invest $1.75 to $2.62 billion in the construction of LG’s new OLED manufacturing facilities. Both companies have reportedly agreed on the terms of investment, but are yet to discuss the timing and several other details.
Benjamin Geskin has shared an image showing the screen bracket frame for the upcoming iPhone 8. In general, the component is different from the one that is used in the iPhone 7, but it carries some similar traits as well, which proves it can be a legitimate part. The leaked image allegedly comes from Foxconn.
The screen bracket frame does not have a cutout for the Home button, which goes in line with all previous rumors concerning the handset.
As you can see below, today’s leaked component is different from the iPhone 7 screen frame. This indicates that the iPhone 8 will be a major redesign.
Apple is expected to unvei the iPhone 8 along with the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus at a media event this September. The device will get a new design and a bunch of innovative features.
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the articles worth your attention right now.
Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus is not the most powerful and efficient smartphone on the market any more. According to the latest data shared by AnTuTu, the HTC U11 has beaten the iPhone in May.
A well-known leaker Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images showing what appears to be an iPhone 8 prototype. The device depicted below is a bit different from the mockups and prototypes we have seen so far as it has a slightly larger bezel at the top, where the front-facing camera and other sensors are placed.
Apple has released the first beta of macOS High Sierra to public testers. Along with this, the company has made the second beta of the upcoming operating system available for developers.
Apple has released a new ‘Shot on iPhone’ comercial called 'A Portrait of Canada'. As you can guess from the name, the short video is dedicated to people who live in Canada as well as the country itself. The commercial is available either below this post or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 5 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 5 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements. There are no major new features, though.
New video showing something very similar to the upcoming iPhone 8 has appeared on YouTube earlier this week. The dummy model featured in the short clip was shared by a well-known leaker OnLeaks and Tiger Mobiles.
According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Gene Munster, Apple will release a pair of AR-glasses. This new product may be launched in 2020. The analyst says that the Cupertino-based tech giant is currently investing heavily in the augmented reality and related technologies, so the release of the new product is only a matter of time.
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.3.1. This means it is no longer possible to downgrade to this firmware version or restore the iPhone or iPad to iOS 10.3.1.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Samsung is facing problems with the production of OLED panels for the iPhone 8. Citing people familiar with the matter, the reporters claim that only 3–4 million OLED iPhone units will be ready for shipping in September. This means that Apple is very unlikely to ship 50–60 million iPhone 8 units by the end of 2017, as it was predicted earlier.
Apple has released the first iOS 11 beta to public testers. The developers have been testing the firmware since June 5, but this is the first version that is available for all those who sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program. It should be more stable than the first developer beta.