News tagged ‘Hardware’
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.
According to The Financial Times report the growing number of iPhone X users faced an issue with their iPhone X: the device’s screen doesn’t wake up when someone is calling so the Accept and Decline buttons don’t appear and users cannot answer calls.
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.
Apple has confirmed that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have been discovered by researchers from Google Project Zero affected all Apple products. The vulnerability impacts Intel, ARM and AMD processors. These are hardware vulnerabilities that require a software patch.
The report from TechCrunch tells that Apple has obtained the company Vrvana that works on AR headsets. Apple paid around $30 million for the startup. The headset is called Totem.
The recent issue has been reported by several iPhone X owners, the device’s screen shows green lines. The issue is reproducing on models of different color and with different storage options.
So far there were about 25 cases with green lines on the display. This has been reported by users on different resources, including Apple Support communities, Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and MacRumors forum. The number of defective devices is growing, but still not statistically significant.
Apple has just released iPhone X in November, that is over a month later than usual iPhone launch in September. But iPhone X should have been launched in 2018, so it has actually come ahead of time, not delayed.
There were a lot of rumors prior to the iPhone X keynote that Apple was struggling to embed Touch ID under the display. But the Apple’s chief hardware engineer Dan Riccio told that these rumors were not true.
Apple faced some issues with TrueDepth camera that led to the constrained supply of iPhone X. Ming-Chi Kuo in the investor note says that the supply of parts for TrueDepth camera is now stable.
Apple has released another update to its iOS 11 that includes fixes to some issues the customers were complaining about.
Recent reports on Reddit, MacRumors forum, and Apple Discussions described the issue with iPhone earpiece: a crackling sound, breaking up the audio.
Apple has introduced its new iPhones with a bunch of new features, including wireless charging.
The smart speaker will be released in December but it has recently surfaced in several locations in China and California.
According to ThechCrunch, the bug that allowed guessing iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus passcode with brute force method has been patched.
The biggest iPhone modification ever will be introduced in September. There are some aspects that require more attention.