News tagged ‘iPhone’
Apple Discontinues iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2
Yesterday, Apple released the 9.7-inch iPad. At the same time, the company discontinued the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and the 7.9-inch iPad mini 2. As of yesterday, nobody can purchase each of these two directly from Apple. The fourth-generation iPad mini is now available only with 128GB of storage at the price of $399.
Check Out First (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus Unboxing Video
A well-known YouTuber Marques Brownlee has shared an unboxing video featuring the new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus. The device was announced yesterday and is expected to go on sale on March 24, so it is unknown where and how Brownlee got his phone. Anyway, below you can find some highlights from the unboxing video.
Apple Releases (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Updates iPhone SE
Along with the new 9.7-inch iPad with the A9 processor, brighter Retina display, and lower price tag, Apple has today announced the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The company has also doubled the storage capacity of the 4-inch iPhone SE. As of today, the device has 32GB and 128GB of storage on top of 16GB and 64GB of storage it had previously. One can purchase the updated smartphone for $399.
Apple Unveils New 9.7-inch iPad [Images]
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iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report
According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.
Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers and Public Testers
Apple has seeded the eighth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The update brings bug fixes, security, and stability enhancements for compatible Mac computers.
iPhone Kills Man Who Was Charging It While Being in Bath
A 32-year-old man from London died because of the iPhone that he was charging while taking a bath. The phone was plugged in and the part of charging cable fell into the water. The man was electrocuted and paramedics were unable to save his life. The incident took place in December, 2016.
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 new iPad models that are expected to be unveiled either next week or in April. There are also several posts that deal with iOS 10.3, the $1899 iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3 that may become public within next few weeks.
Developer Teases Untethered iOS 10.3 Jailbreak
A developer nicknamed 0xnever has announced on Twitter that he will soon release an untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3, which is currently being tested by developers and public testers. According to the hacker, his tool will turn the semi-tethered Yalu jailbreak into a fully untethered with just one tap. Looks like there are many vulnerabilities in the latest iOS version that can be used to hack it.
Apple to Build Additional R&D Centers in China
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 Seeds Seventh iOS 10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers
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.
Check Out This Vintage iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition for $1899
A firm called ColorWare has created a new custom iPhone 7 Plus model called the
iPhone 8 Display Won’t Be as Curved as Galaxy S7 Edge Display
The next-generation iPhone may get a new 'gentler' curved display than the display of the Galaxy S7 Edge. This will be an AMOLED display, however, its edges will be curved only slightly as it is difficult to produce a matching curved glass cover. Thanks to the new screen, the active viewable area of the iPhone 8 display will be 5.2-inches. The report comes from usually reliable Nikkei analysts.
Apple to Quietly Announce 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2 Next Week
Next week Apple will unveil the 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2. As noted by a Japanese blog Macotakara, the device will be announced via press release rather than a separate media event. The reporters cite local analysts who have a mixed track record, that is why you should take today’s rumor with a few pinches of salt.
iOS 11 Won’t Support 187,000 32-Bit Apps
According to the latest report from Sensor Tower, iOS 11 may stop supporting about 200,000 32-bit apps that aren’t yet updated with the support for 64-bit processors.