News tagged ‘design’
Apple Uses This Case to Hide Future iPhone Prototypes [Images]
Sonny Dickson has recently shared several images that show a secret case Apple uses to hide its iPhone prototypes during transportation. The case hides both front and back panels of the handset as well as its size. The images showing the case itself and documents it comes with have been published by MacRumors.
Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept with Display Function Area
Earlier this week, a well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared a report suggesting that the iPhone 8 may get a new 5.8-inch OLED display with a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts. Several days before this report appeared on the Internet, a MacRumors forum member nicknamed deuxani created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept featuring an edge-to-edge display with a virtual Home button and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded right in the screen. You can check out the concept images below.
Only 5.8-inch iPhone 8 to Feature Glass Body – Report
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, only the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will feature a body made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel frame. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7s will have an aluminum back panel similar to the one its predecessor had. The design of the 5.5-inch handset hasn’t yet been confirmed, supply chain insiders claim.
Check Out Latest Galaxy S8 Renders [Images]
As the release of the new iPhone 8 rival, Samsung Galaxy S8, draws near, more and more leaked images and renders showing the device appear online. Today, Sammobile has shared several realistic and beautiful images showing how the S8 may actually look like. You can take a look at these images below.
Apple Ordered 60 Million OLED Displays from Samsung
According to the latest report from The Korea Herald, Apple has ordered 60 million OLED panels from Samsung. This order accounted for 5 trillion won or $4.35 billion and is an additional one. Last April, Apple reportedly ordered 100 million OLED panels for 8 trillion won. In total, the South Korean manufacturer has to produce 200 million OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8.
Tim Cook Calls Augmented Reality ‘A Big Idea Like the Smartphone’
Tim Cook believes that augmented reality is a technology that is incredibly important and promising. Apple CEO compared AR with smartphones and said its significance is huge. Such words may mean that the Cupertino-based giant is working on something that may change the way we understand augmented reality and the way it is used in modern gadgets.
iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus to Get Wireless Charging – Analyst
According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.
iPhone 8 to Cost More Than $1000 – Report
According to the latest report from Fast Company, the next generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 8 or iPhone X will cost about $1000. This is the price Apple reportedly plans to charge for the OLED display, faster processor, new design, and other improvements of the 10th anniversary iPhone.
Check Out One of the Best iPhone 8 Concepts [Video]
As the iPhone 8 release date draws near, more and more concepts surface on the Internet. Today, a designer named Moe Slah has shared his beautiful design of the upcoming iPhone and iOS 11. The video showing how the purported look of the device as well as its main features has been posted to YouTube by ConceptsiPhone.
Apple Sold 6 Million Apple Watch Units in Q4 2016, Became Market Leader
According to the latest report from a research firm Canalys, in the fourth quarter of 2016 Apple shipped 6 million Apple Watch units. The revenue generated by the sales accounted for $2.6 billion, which makes Tim Cook’s words about record sales and strong demand for the device truth. The sales grew 12% year-over-year, researchers claim.
Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 Betas to Developers
Apple has seeded the second beta of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The updates contain a number of stability, security, and performance improvements for compatible devices.
Apple Shares New ‘Shot on iPhone 7’ Commercial [Video]
Apple has released a new iPhone 7 commercial called “One Night”. The ad is a collection of photos and videos taken by 16 photographers from all over the globe on November 5, 2016. These photographers were working independently and shared their shots of different cities, people, and places on 6 continents. Below you can take a look at the results of their work.
Apple Is Working on Smart Glasses – Robert Scoble
According to the latest prediction shared by Robert Scoble, Apple is working with Carl Zeiss on the smart glasses supporting augmented reality technologies. The analyst says that he got the information from sources “at the highest levels”, but neither Apple, nor its alleged partner have confirmed the collaboration on a new product.
Check Out New Glossy iPhone 8 Concept [Video]
Thadeu Brandao has created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept with a massive display and new Home button integrated into the front panel. Together with the bottom part of the display, it works just like the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro adding useful features right where you need them. You can check out the video showing the concept on YouTube and below.
macOS 10.12.4 Beta Displays Native Icons of Windows.EXE Files
According to Vaclav Vancura who works as a Mac product designer at Microsoft, the latest beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 displays native icons of executable Windows files instead of using generic images for unknown file types. This, however, doesn’t mean that Mac users can launch EXE files on their computers, at least now.