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New video showing the alleged OLED iPhone 8 design has recently appeared on the Internet. The short clip was shared by OnLeaks, so we can’t be totally sure about the legitimacy of the design we see.
According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple has faced serious troubles with the production and shipments of components for the upcoming iPhone 8. In fact, the analyst claims there is a “rising probability of worst-case scenario for iPhone shipments”. What this means is that the iPhone 8 may be delayed.
Apple’s market cap has reached a new record high of more than $800 billion. The shares of the Cupertino-based giant grew to $153.7 allowing the analysts to raise price targets for Apple’s stock.
According to a rather controversial report from a Hong-Kong research firm CLSA, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the rumored OLED iPhone 8 will be located on the back panel. The report is based on the information from Apple suppliers, but it contradicts persistent rumors about Apple’s plans to integrate Touch ID beneath the screen glass cover.
As it turns out, the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid over $900,000 to obtain tools required to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The information comes from a senator Dianne Feinstein, so we can believe it for sure. The details were shared during an oversight hearing where the senator was questioning FBI director James Comey, The Associated Press
According to the latest report from a Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News, the production of the iPhone 8 will start in time for September announcement. The sales of the new handset will reportedly start in October.
It is Sunday today, so it's time to take a look at the most interesting articles of the last couple of days. Let's not waste time and discuss the posts worth your attention straight away.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone and Mac, as well as with the sales of these devices and Apple's financial results in the second fiscal quarter of 2017.
According to the latest report from JPMorgan, the iPhone 8 will feature an improved earpiece that will make the sound quality better and enhance the waterproofing of the device. The analysts believe the next-generation iPhone will come with AirPods instead of EarPords, however, this is quite unlikely considering the price and availability problems of the new wireless headphones.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that strong demand for the 2016 MacBook Pro units has helped the company to set a new Mac sales record. During the last fiscal quarter, Apple sold 4.2 million Mac units, which is 4% more than in the year-ago quarter. The revenue generated by Mac sales accounted for $5.8 billion. That’s 14% more than in the second fiscal quarter of 2016.
According to the latest report from Malwarebytes, a well-known Windows backdoor malware called "Snake" has been ported to the Mac. The malware pretends to be an Adobe Flash Player installer. In fact, the program installs Adobe Flash Player, but apart from that, it installs additional components that steal passwords, unencrypted files, and login information.
Even though the iPad sales are declining, Apple is still the top tablet vendor, reports TrendForce. 8.3 million iPads sold in the first calendar quarter of 2017 allowed the Cupertino-based tech to remain the leader of the top-five tablet vendors list. Other members of the ranking include Samsung, Huawei, Lenovo, and Amazon.
According to the latest report shared by Strategy Analytics, Apple has overtaken Fitbit and become the largest wearables vendor in the world. During the last calendar quarter, the company shipped 3.5 million Apple Watch units and took 15.9% of global market. In the first quarter of 2016, Apple’s market share was 12.1% and the shipments accounted for 2.2 million units.
Deutsche Bank analysts Jim Reid and Sukanto Chanda have recently compared the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s prices in 33 countries to find out where the phone is the cheapest. The results are not surprising, but still worth taking a look at.
Duncan Sinfield has posted a new flyover video showing Apple’s new campus called Apple Park. The short clip shows that the construction workers are planting trees, installing windows alongside the outside of the main building, and finalizing other buildings.
According to the latest report from the Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News (via