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iPhone X has a 99% customer satisfaction rate, according to Tim Cook. He told this at the shareholder meeting that took place on February, 13. iPhone X is indeed impressive with the combination of power and design packed into one device.
Recently the source code for the iBoot bootloader has leaked on GitHub. Hackers may use such kind of information to find the vulnerabilities in iOS.
When iPhone X has been released, the co-founder of Apple Inc. Steve Wozniak didn’t upgrade his iPhone 8. Tim Cook then decided to send him an iPhone X personally. Having used it for some time, Steve Wozniak then shared his opinion about this year’s Apple flagship.
Apple is going to delay some new features of iOS 12 to improve the stability of the platform, but the multi-platform apps should appear in 2018. The reports from Bloomberg and Axios inform that iPad apps running on Mac are to come out this year.
A report from Digitimes says that Apple may discontinue iPhone X this year as soon as new models are released in September. If this is to be true, iPhone X will be the second model after iPhone 5 with only one year of a lifespan.
The first class action against Apple is started in the US over Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affect Intel, ARM and AMD processors. Despite some fixes have already been issued, two people from US started a lawsuit on behalf of all users who purchased a device with the processor designed by Apple, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV devices.
Apple’s Face ID authentication method is considered to be quite secure and sophisticated. At least, Android has nothing to oppose talking about security and that’s why Face ID was designed to authenticate payments.
The KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo issued a research note where he predicted that the upgraded TrueDepth camera will need a battery with larger capacity and Apple has the technologies for developing such batteries.
Apple is ready to release the all-in-one pro-oriented iMac after it has been announced in summer. The shipments will start on December 14.
The top notch of the iPhone X has been praised and criticized, some say it doesn’t look as Apple’s design at all, while others definitely like the idea. Apple’s vice-president Greg Joswiak considers the notch as “one of the company’s most impressive technical achievements”.
Face ID is intended to be used by a single person and it’s not likely that the company is going to change this in the future. The recent email from Apple chief software engineer Craig Federighi has confirmed this.
According to the report of Nikkei Asian Review, Apple is working on the design of its own power management chips that can be used in the iPhone models in two years.
So far there is no information about the next generation of iPhone X nor of iPhone SE, but the German-based magazine Curved has imagined how these models can look like in 2018. Curved represents new models as “iPhone XS”, “iPhone X” and “iPhone XL”.
According to the TIME magazine, iPhone X is one of the best inventions of 2017, the magazine included Apple flagship to the top 25 list. TIME placed iPhone X along with inventions like glasses that give sight to the blind or a spacecraft that will probe beyond the surface of Mars.
iPhone X has been released about a week ago, the designers are already trying to imagine the next year’s iPhones. Here are the renders from Martin Hajek, who showed how the larger next year’s iPhone X may look like.