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New MacBook Pro to Feature Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor?
According to the latest report from reliable insiders, the next-generation MacBook Pro that may be announced later this summer and that is expected to feature a new OLED panel instead of function keys could also get a power button with Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The new button then may be used for securing Apple Pay transactions on the web, purchasing content on the App Store, and unlocking the laptop.
Apple Pulls 2012 non-Retina MacBook Pros from Store Showcases
Apple has begun pulling the 2012 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro models from the shelves of Apple Stores in the United States. While the laptops are still available for purchase, they are no longer showcased to customers. They can’t take a closer look at the older devices and test them with their own hands. This may mean that Apple is preparing the ground for the rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro model with an OLED touch panel instead of function keys.
Check Out Apple’s New Wireless Keyboard Concept Featuring OLED Panel [Video]
If you like rumors like I do, you might have heard that Apple is reportedly planning to add a new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of functions key on the new MacBook Pro. Many things point to this, for example, leaked photos of the alleged casing for the laptop or references found in the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system called macOS Sierra. But what if Apple decides to integrate similar OLED panels into its wireless keyboards? Below you can take a look at the concept showing how everything may look like.
Leaked iPhone 7 Front Panel Reveals Touch-Sensitive Home Button
Two new images showing the front panel of the iPhone 7 have recently appeared on the Internet. What is interesting about these images is that they depict a touch-sensitive Home button instead of the physical one that was present in Apple handsets since the very first model. The photos also reveal narrower bezels of the front panel.
New References to OLED Touch Panel and Touch ID on MacBook Pro Found in macOS Sierra
Several new hints that prove Apple is planning to add a new OLED touch panel instead of the function keys as well as the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the next-generation MacBook Pro have been found in the first developer beta of macOS Sierra announced earlier this week.
The reference to new functionality is available in macOS Sierra beta for developers. There are resources that describe new LED “Do Not Disturb” and “Night Shift’ buttons on the keyboard. Other resources and references to new features are available on a dedicated webpage of Apple’s developer website.
Martin Hajek Creates MacBook Pro Concept [Images]
Following the beautiful concepts of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Martin Hajek has released a new 13-inch MacBook Pro concept featuring the rumored OLED panel instead of the function keys. Apart from that, the renderings reveal a couple of USB-C ports and a design similar to the design of the 12-inch MacBook. These things prove that the designer is aware of the latest rumors that deal with the laptop and that he find these rumors legitimate and trustworthy.
Below you can take a look at the images showing the 13-inch MacBook Pro concept.
Possible MacBook Pro Design Shown on Mockup
Last month, a reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that Apple was working on an updated MacBook Pro model with an OLED touch bar instead of physical function keys. Last week, several images appeared on the Internet showing something what appeared to be the casing for the upcoming 13-inch MacBook Pro. Finally, today we can take a look at the mockup showing how the new OLED panel and the next-generation laptop itself may look like if Apple indeed decides to replace the physical keyboard keys.
Apple Releases New iOS 9.3.2 Build For Bricked iPad Pro Units
Apple has recently released an updated iOS 9.3.2 version for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro units. This update reportedly fixes the issue that bricked these devices after update to the newer firmware version.
Leaked MacBook Pro Casing Proves Rumors About New Device
Last month, first rumors about the next-generation MacBook Pro appeared on the Internet. These rumors suggested that the laptop will get numerous hardware improvements and a new design similar to the design of the 12-inch MacBook. There also will be a new OLED panel instead of function keys row, insiders claim. Looks like they are telling the truth.
Apple to Release Major iPhone Update Once in 3 Years?
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Apple will soon switch to a new iPhone update cycle.The reporters claim the tech giant will release major iPhone updates once in three years instead of making them available for customers once in two years. Because of this change, the device released in 2016 will be a minor update with some design tweaks and hardware enhancements. As to the truly updated handset, it will come in 2017.
Apple Working on New Artificial Intelligence System to Beat Rivals
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple is working on a new artificial intelligence system that will be a lot better than those developed by the rivals. In fact, the insiders claim Apple’s system will ‘wipe the floor’ with all competitors. The system may be based on the technologies developed by a firm called VocalIQ that was purchased by Apple previously.
Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Plans to Release Siri SDK for Developers Soon
According to the latest report from The Information, Apple is working on a new device based on Siri’s functionality that will become the rival of the Amazon Echo and Google Home. In case you don’t know, these are personal assistant devices for home developed to control Smart Home accessories and complete other voice commands.
Apple to Release Brand New MacBook Pro in Q4 2016 - Analyst
Reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has recently predicted that Apple is working on an updated MacBook Pro model. According to the analyst, the next-generation laptop will come in two sizes, 13-inch and 15-inch, and feature USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, Touch ID and an OLED display touch bar to replace the physical function keys above the keyboard. Apart from that, the expert claims the laptop will become thinner and lighter to match the 12-inch MacBook lineup in shape and design.
Here’s How You Can Cut Your Old iPhone in Half [Video]
It’s been a long time since I shared ridiculous or funny videos somehow connected with Apple or its products with you, so I decided to fix this tiny problem. Below you can find a short clip showing a third generation iPhone cut in two pieces.
The video of the process is available on a YouTube channel called “Cut in Half”, so I guess the iPhone 3GS is not the first thing these experts, so to say, have ruined. If you’re interested in details, to kill the iPhone people behind this clip have used an OMAX waterjet, which is a powerful tool capable of cutting all kinds of materials.
What do you think about the video? Leave your comments below this short post.
Apple to Let Users Unlock Their Macs with OS X 10.12 with iPhone’s Touch ID
Apple is reportedly working on a feature that will allow to unlock Macs using the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone. Sources claim that such a useful feature will be added to the next major OS X update, OS X 10.12 “Fuji” that is expected to be unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. As it was reported yesterday, this same update will also bright Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri, to Mac computers.