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Most Smartphones Design Solutions are “Soul Destroying” — Jony Ive
Jony Ive, design chief at Apple was speaking to David Remnick of The New Yorker. He has been visiting the New Yorker TechFest in Manhattan and criticized all the products he saw.
“iPhone 8” Price May Start at $999 — report
The rumors around the new iPhone claim it will be the most expensive model ever. This week, the new insider information assumed the price may start at $999.
Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+ Specs Leaked [Image]
A well-known insider Evan Blass has just revealed key specs of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s Plus rival, the Galaxy S8+. According to what can be found on his Twitter, the handset will get a 6.1-inch or 6.2-inch AMOLED display, 4GB or RAM, and an iris scanner. The origin of this specs sheet remains unknown, but Evan Blass is a reliable insider who is to be believed.
Take a Look at These New iPhone Ads [Video]
Apple has posted six new iPhone 7 ads on its official YouTube channel. Four commercials belong to the “One Night” campaign, while the other two showcase the Portrait mode of the iPhone 7 Plus. You can check out the new videos below. Don’t forget to tell us what you think!
To start off, let’s take a look at the simple clips showing the beauty of Shanghai, New York, Johannesburg, and Tokyo. All photos have been taken by independent photographers and then carefully reviewed and merged into four videos by Apple.
Here’s How Galaxy S8 May Look Like
A new image has been recently posted on Weibo showing possible design of the next iPhone rival, the Galaxy S8.
In line with latest rumors, the device has a curved screen that takes nearly all front panel. Furthermore, there are no buttons on the front of the device except for the Home button that may have the fingerprint scanner inside. In general, the device looks like an enhanced Galaxy S7 version with larger screen-to-body ratio.
iPhone to Get New Full-Screen Face with Virtual Home Button in 2017?
According to the latest report from the New York Times, Apple will add a brand new full-screen face with a virtual Home button to the iPhone lineup in 2017. The rumor comes from two Apple employees aware of product update plans who asked not to be identified. Apple refused to comment on the issue.
Apple Lays Off Dozens of Employees Working on Self Driving Car
According to the latest report from the New York Times, Apple has recently laid off dozens of its employees working on the rumored car project. The company has made Bob Mansfield responsible for the development of the self-driving electric vehicle and shut down a part of the project, that is why a number of employees now have to look for a better workplace.
Google Can Remotely Obtain Access to 74.1% of Android Devices
According to the latest document shared by New York lawyers, Apple’s iOS is much more secure than Google’s Android. In particular, they have found out that Google can remotely bypass the passcode, reset it and obtain access to the data stored on the device running Android 4.4 or earlier on demand of law enforcement agency. Currently, 74.1% of all devices are running an older Android version. Those who use handsets and tablets with Android 5.0 or higher on board, are safe as these devices use full disk encryption and thus are not vulnerable.
Apple Blocks Access to News App in China
Apple is blocking access to the News app in China. This issue has already been spotted by a number of iPhone and iPad users in this country and a software developer named Larry Salibra. The decision to disable the long-awaited News app introduced in September as a part of iOS 9 in the aforementioned Asian country is probably caused by the strict censorship rules. In case you don’t know, China is a very reserved country with lots of popular media resources blocked or unavailable for users.
Gaming Will Become Main Apple TV Selling Point - Rumor
According to the latest report from the New York Times reporters, Apple is planning to make gaming the main selling point of the next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be announced later this week. Although this report is a bit surprising and controversial, it may actually be the truth. and here’s why.
Apple to Debut 'Revamped iPad Keyboard' and New Apple Watch Metal Finishes Soon
According to the latest report published by the New York Times reporters, Apple is currently working on a new iPad keyboard that may become available for purchase later this year as well as on new metal finishes for the Apple Watch. Keeping in mind that new iPads may be unveiled at the September media event, the rumor about new keyboard compatible with these devices looks quite plausible. As to the new Apple Watch finishes, the latest piece of news corroborates predictions made by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this year. The expert claimed that the Apple Watch Sport may get new gold and rose color options.
Apple to Pay Music Labels 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed During Apple Music Free Trial Period
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino will pay record labels 2 cents for each song streamed by Apple Music users during the the three-month free trial period. Initially, Apple did not plan to pay artists during the trial period, however, after some of them began to complain about such state of things, the company executives changed their plans and reconsidered the payments policy.
Apple Music: What We Expected and What We’ll Get
As a part of iOS 9 announcement, the guys from Cupertino on Monday announced their long-awaited streaming music service called Apple Music. Although it is yet to be launched, we can now discuss its main features.
Drake, Pharrell and David Guetta to Become iTunes Radio Guest DJs?
According to the latest report from the New York Post, Apple is currently in talks with such celebrities as Drake, Pharrell Williams and David Guetta concerning the possibility of becoming guest DJs for a completely revamped music service called iTunes Radio. The same report also states that the guys from Cupertino are still in negotiations with major labels about the upcoming Apple Music service, which is expected to be launched later this year. The reporters claim the guys from Cupertino will offer a three-month trial period and a regular fee of $10 per month for the new music service.
New Apple TV Remote Control to Feature Touchpad and Two Physical Buttons?
According to the latest report from reliable sources, the remote control for the next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be unveilled in June at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, will feature two physical buttons, possibly Play/Pause and Mute, and a touchpad instead of the ring-shaped button for navigation. The remote will become a bit thicker, insiders believe. It should be noted, however, that the aforementioned report is based purely on the rumours and experts’ predictions, so you should take it with a few pinches of salt.