News tagged ‘Apple’
Check Out These iPhone 8 Clones with Touch ID on the Back
Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images showing the iPhone 8 clones with the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the back panel. The images were initially posted on the Chinese social network Weibo. They are reportedly based on the early iPhone 8 prototypes that didn’t make it to the final design. This is NOT how the next-generation flagship device will look like, but anyway, it is interesting to see what was in the development a couple of months ago.
iPhone 6s Beats Galaxy S8 in Speed Test [Video]
Check out the video below showing the 2015 iPhone 6s compared to the 2017 Galaxy S8 in a speed test. Shared on a popular YouTube channel PhoneBuff, the clip lets us take a look at how fast the old iPhone is.
Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo
German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.
Insider Posts New iPhone 8 Dummy Images
Benjamin Geskin has shared new images showing what appears to be the OLED iPhone 8 dummy unit. You can take a look at them below.
Apple Releases New 'Switch to iPhone' Ads [Video]
Apple has released a series of new commercials targeted at those who are planning to switch from their Android phone to the iPhone. The ads highlight the benefits of using the iPhone and are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and below.
Apple to Release Two OLED iPhones Next Year – Rumor
According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Samsung has signed a deal with Apple to supply OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone models. The phone will be called the iPhone 9 and come with 5.28-inch and 6.46-inch displays, both of which will be OLED, reports The Korea Herald citing The Bell.
Entry-level iPhone 8 to Cost $870 – Analyst
According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the entry-level iPhone 8 model will cost $870. The model with a maximum amount of storage will cost $1070. The information comes from a research note obtained by Business Insider. Since this is not the information shared directly by Apple, we should take it with a few pinches of salt.
Apple to Reach $1 Trillion Market Cap Within 12–18 Months
According to the latest research note from an RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani, Apple’s market cap may reach one trillion dollars within next 12 to 18 months. The main reasons for the rise of Apple’s market valuation are anticipation for the rumored OLED iPhone 8 and growth in the Services category driven by Apple Music, Apple Pay and other services the company provides to its customers.
Apple Stops Offering Free Apple Music Trial in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland
Apple has stopped offering a free three-month trial for Apple Music in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland. Instead, the company is charging those who want to become the streaming music service subscribers a little sum of money.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting articles of the last couple of days.
Most of the posts this week deal with the next-generation iPhone lineup, 10.5-inch iPad Pro that is expected to be unveiled at the WWDC conference in June, and new versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra 10.12. There are also some articles about Apple Park and refreshed MacBooks that may appear in June.
Developer Hacked iPhone to Work with NFC Devices [Video]
Elias Limneos has recently shared a video showing his iPhone detecting several NFC devices. In the future the developer will release a jailbreak tweak that will add this feature to any compatible iPhone.
Next-gen iPhone Manufacturing Molds Appear Online [Images]
Several images showing what appears to be manufacturing molds for the upcoming iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus have been shared on the Chinese social network Weibo. The images hint at the design of the back panel these devices may get, but we should take them with a few pinches of salt. The origin of these photos is unknown.
Duncan Sinfield Posts Video Showing Apple Park at Dusk
Duncan Sinfield has shared a new drone video showing Apple’s new headquarters at dusk. The short clip is one of the most beautiful among all other videos posted by Sinfield. You can take a look at it either below or on YouTube.
iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak May Be Released Soon
Security researcher Adam Donenfeld will soon release a kernel exploit for iOS 10.3.1. The information about firmware vulnerabilities may be used to create the jailbreak of this iOS version. The researcher says he won’t release a tool for jailbreak himself, but may help those who decide to do this.
Check Out New iOS 11 Concept [Video]
Federico Viticci and Sam Beckett have created a beautiful iOS 11 concept for the iPad Pro. The concept lets us take a look at some of the long-awaited features Apple may introduce with the release of the next firmware version.