News tagged ‘iPhone’
Apple Will Discontinue iPad mini Soon – Rumor
According to the latest report from BGR, Apple will discontinue the 7.9-inch iPad mini in the near future. Nowadays, customers often choose larger 5.5-inch iPhones, and with the release of the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 this trend will become even stronger. From this point of view, it is smart to stop producing the smaller tablets that lacks many features of the larger iPhone version.
Apple Posts New iPhone 7 Plus Ad [Video]
Apple has released a new iPhone 7 Plus commercial called “Barbers”. The short video is available either below, or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so make sure you check it out.
Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide. The updates contain a number of performance and security improvements as well as bug fixes.
Apple to Open New Apple Store in Milan, Italy
Apple has officially announced that it will open a new Apple Store in Milan, Italy. The new retail location will be situated at Piazza Liberty, also known as Liberty Square. Looks like this will be a truly unique flagship store.
Check Out Early First-Gen iPad Prototype [Images]
A well-known insider Sonny Dickson has posted an image of what appears to be an early first-generation iPad prototype. According to the leaker, the prototype dates back three months before the release of the original iPad and is fully functional. Below you can take a look at some images showing this device.
Here’s How Apple Park Has Changed Over Past Year [Video]
Matthew Roberts has shared a new drone video showing progress on the construction site of the new Apple headquarters. This time we can see how much work has been done over the last year. The video is entitled “APPLE PARK 1 Year Recap 4K”, it is available below this short post.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8 and its possible release date, price, and specs. There are also some articles that tell about Apple’s market cap, iPhone 7 sales, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels.
Apple to Unveil 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Touchscreen Siri-based Speaker at WWDC
According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the Siri-based smart speaker at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Aside from these devices, the company will also announce new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.
Apple Posts iPhone 7 Camera Tutorials [Video]
Apple has shared a series of new videos called “How to Shoot on iPhone 7”. Short clips are available on the dedicated page of Apple’s official website. Some of the most interesting clips are also available on Apple’s YouTube channel or below.
iPhone 8 to Cost $1,000 – Analysts
Согласно последнему исследованию аналитиков Goldman Sachs, премиум-версия iPhone 8 с OLED-дисплеем будет стоить 1 тыс. долларов. Эксперты полагают, что в сентябре Apple выпустит три модели iPhone.
iPhone 7s будет поставляться с 32, 128 и 256 ГБ памяти и получит ценник в 649 долларов. iPhone 7s Plus получит те же опции накопителя, однако цена будет немного иной – 769 долларов. Наконец, самую продвинутую версию, iPhone 8, оснастят 128 и 256 ГБ памяти. Стоить она будет 999 и 1099 долларов.
“Мы ожидаем, что выйдет две модели iPhone 8: со 128 и 256 ГБ памяти. Стоимость составит 999 и 1099 долларов соответственно,” – говорит аналитик Симона Янковски (Simona Jankowski).
iPhone 8 получит OLED-дисплей, беспроводную зарядку, систему распознавания лиц и ряд других улучшений. Дизайн телефона будет отличаться от дизайна iPhone 7 и более ранних моделей. Apple откажется от кнопки Home и сделает заднюю панель устройства из стекла.
LG Innotek Will Supply Apple with Facial Recognition Camera Modules for iPhone 8
LG Innotek will supply Apple with facial recognition camera modules for the upcoming iPhone 8, reports the Korea Economic Daily. The reporters claim Apple and LG Innotek started working on the new system last year and that it will have a wide range of applications, from biometric authentication to gaming.
Apple to Bring iTunes to Windows Store This Year
Microsoft is working with Apple to bring iTunes to Windows Store by the end of this year. This will allow the company to make its new platform called Windows 10 S more popular and lure the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. Microsoft made the announcement during the annual Build conference for developers.
TSMC Starts Chip Production for the iPhone 8 – Digitimes
According to the latest report from Digitimes, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started the production of 10-nanometer chips for the upcoming iPhone 8. Initially, there were some issues with the production these components, but they were successfully resolved, the reporters claim citing anonymous sources.
Check Out Leaked 2017 iPhone SE Back Panel [Image]
New photo showing what appears to be the iPhone SE back panel has recently appeared on the Internet. Posted by Slashleaks, the image depicts parts made of Ion-X glass. The components are designed for the device codenamed “N79”, which is most likely the small iPhone SE. The date of the document leaked alongside the iPhone parts is April 20, 2017.
iPhone 7 Was the Best Selling smartphone in Q1 2017
According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, the iPhone 7 was the best selling smartphone in the first quarter of 2017 and the iPhone 7 Plus was the second one.
Apple shipped 21.5 million units of the 4.7-inch model and 17.4 million units of the 5.5-inch device. This allowed Apple to take 11% of market. The third best selling smartphone was OPPO R9s, which is being heavily promoted in Asia and India. The fourth and the fifth places in the Strategy Analytics are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy J3 and galaxy J5.