News tagged ‘ECID’
According to TrendForce, the shipments of Apple laptops have risen by 17.1%. It is estimated that the appearance of new models has the accelerating effect on the shipments. There are some worries that the next quarter will not be so successful as the prospective demand was already satisfied. Here’s how the rating looks like.
“iPhone 8 will not be cheap” — believes Luo Zhongsheng, the senior executive director at Foxconn.
Having discovered the issue with the detached back cover of Apple Watch first generation, Apple decided to repair these models for free for three years.
Following the conversation between the App Store Review Team and the CTO of Future Mind Tomasz Koperski, Apple is going to ban the AdBlock app and the like using VPN to block ads. App Store didn’t allow the update of an app when Koperski was trying to submit it.
Just a couple of moments ago at the WWDC keynote, Apple has announced new MacBook models. The company has refreshed the entire lineup of its laptops, including the 12-inch MacBook, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, and even the 13-inch MacBook Air that was last updated in 2015.
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.
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.
According to the latest prediction made by a JPMorgan analyst, Apple may change its usual schedule and unveil the long-awaited iPhone 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It is the first time we hear about the new data of the announcement of the new model.
SlashLeaks has recently shared several schematics and drawings that depict what appears to be the design the upcoming iPhone 8. These leaked images reveal that the new flagship device may get an edge-to-edge display with no Home button as well as the dual-lens rear camera that is placed vertically rather than horizontally to better suit AR/VR features.
Apple is planning to build two additional R&D centers in China in 2017. Earlier it was announced that two similar centers will open in Beijing and Shenzhen, but the company decided that it needs two more facilities for its major market. They will be located in Shanghai and Suzhou. Apple will spend over $500 million on the Chinese research and development centers.
Apple has released the seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and public testers. The release took place just three days after the release of the previous beta. This is rather strange as typically Apple seeds new builds once a week. Such an early release of the seventh beta may mean that Apple has found a serious security issue affecting the firmware and decided to fix it as soon as possible.
According to the latest report from the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung will add the support for facial recognition to the Galaxy S8. The main reasons for adding this feature are speed and readability of the iris scanner that may not be comfortable for all users. Apple's upcoming flagship, the iPhone 8, may also get both authentication systems as well as Apple is planning to either stop using the fingerprint scanner or place it under glass after removing the Home button.
Louis Vuitton designers created an iPhone case that costs $5,500. The accessory is designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. There’s also a cheaper version with a bit different design and made of different materials. It costs $1,180 and that’s still more than the most expensive version of the iPhone 7 Plus. All cases are called Eye-Trunk.
According to the latest report from a Japanese website MacOtakara, the next-generation iPhone with an OLED screen and other major improvements may be called the iPhone Edition. The release of the model may take place much later than the release of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that will be only slightly updated. The reporters believe the phone to be a premium model and a perfect choice for the Apple Watch Edition.
According to the latest report from Digitimes, Apple will replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 8 with a new system developed internally. The fingerprint scanner embedded in the display of the OLED iPhone will be based on technologies developed by firms Apple has acquired over the last couple of years, namely, Authentec and Privaris. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will produce new fingerprint scanners using the 65-nanometer process. The report cites reliable insiders.