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Next iPhone X Generation May Have a Smaller Notch
Apple is rumored to release three new iPhone models that will feature the improved TrueDepth camera this year. This may lead to a smaller top notch, according to the research note issued by Barclays experts.
Siri on HomePod Performs Worse than Alexa and Google Assistant
As Apple’s HomePod is now available for public, it is undergoing different tests. The research firm Loup Ventures tested Apple’s smart speaker and shared the results of the tests compared to other smart speakers.
Apple Confirmed the Leak of iBoot Source Code
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.
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iPhone X Facing Another Issue With Accepting Calls
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 Computers May Be Able to Run iOS Apps This Year
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 to Put Off Some New iOS 12 Features in Favor of Stability Improvements
According to the recent report from Axios, some major updates of iOS 12 will come out in 2019. Apple will instead focus on bug fixing and stability of the upcoming iOS.
iPhone SE 2 to Come Out in Summer 2018
Apple may release a new iPhone for the middle market this year, according to the prediction of the Digitimes analyst Luke Lin. The new model will feature wireless charging ability, but there will be no TrueDepth camera with 3D sensing ability.
iOS 11.3 Will Let Customers Disable Power Management
After the argument that Apple was intentionally slowing down older iOS devices, the company announced that it would bring more transparency in the iPhone power management program.
Apple Released iOS 11.2.5 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.3
Apple has updated its operating systems and released iOS version 11.2.5 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.
Apple Hit With Lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities
The first class action against Apple is started in the US over Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affect Intel, ARM and AMD processors. Despite some fixes have already been issued, two people from US started a lawsuit on behalf of all users who purchased a device with the processor designed by Apple, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV devices.
Apple Fixed the Breach that Allowed Downgrades to Older iOS Versions
Due to a mistake on Apple’s servers, there was a short moment when users could downgrade to older versions of iOS. The list of signed iOS versions on the IPSW.me website included signed versions of iOS 11 to iOS 6.
Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 and macOS 10.13.2 Supplemental Updates with Fix for Spectre Vulnerability
Apple issued updates to address the recent Spectre vulnerability, discovered by Google Zero Project. The fix for Meltdown breach has been added to previous versions of operating systems. Now Apple has addressed another vulnerability called Spectre, that is harder to exploit, but still, Apple issued a fix for Spectre soon enough.
A Recently Discovered Vulnerability Affects All Apple Products, Some Patches are Issued
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.
Apple Offers Battery Replacements for iPhone 6 and Newer for $29
Apple started to replace batteries for iPhone 6 and later for the reduced price $29. Earlier Apple announced it will start replacing batteries in late January, but now the company changed the terms and started replacing the batteries immediately.
Next Generation TrueDepth iPhone Camera Will Need a Stronger Battery
The KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo issued a research note where he predicted that the upgraded TrueDepth camera will need a battery with larger capacity and Apple has the technologies for developing such batteries.