News tagged ‘POI’
Pangu Jailbreak Users Report About Unauthorized Access to Their Account Details
A growing number of those iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users who used the latest version of Pangu jailbreak are reporting that the app gets unauthorized access to their Facebook, PayPal as well as credit and debit account details. While the Pangu team is trustworthy and very unlikely to steal user’s personal data, its Chinese partners who most likely had access to the tool or its ways of distribution might have used it for stealing sensitive data.
A10 Chip from iPhone 7 Is 18% Faster Than A9 from iPhone 6s
According to the latest report shared by Techtastic, the A10 64-bit processor embedded to the rumored iPhone 7 may be 18% faster than the A9 CPU that powers the current iPhone 6s. The statement is based on early Geekbench 3 single-core benchmarks. The chart below shows that the new processor scored 3000 points. The score is only 10 points smaller than the result of the A9X processor found inside of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro released in 2015.
New iPhone 7 Plus Images Show Smart Connector, Dual Camera and New Antenna Bands
New interesting and rather controversial images have been posted online by the French website Nowhereelse.fr earlier today. The photos show the back panel from the alleged iPhone 7 Plus or Pro that features something similar to the cutouts for the Smart Connector. Apart from that, one can see an opening for the rumored dual lens camera and new antenna bands. In general, the leaked panel is similar to the iPhone 7 rear shells we have seen before, but is obviously larger. Whether the panel features a headphone jack is unknown, but possibly not.
iPhone 7 to Get 32GB of Base Storage?
The Wall Street Journal reporters have recently confirmed that Apple may be planning to increase the base storage on the iPhone 7 from 16GB to 32GB. This makes sense as the handset will be equipped with a better camera meaning that images and videos shot on the iPhone will take even more space. Apart from that, there are still many users who like to store music on their devices and need this extra storage.
Check Out Apple’s New Wireless Keyboard Concept Featuring OLED Panel [Video]
If you like rumors like I do, you might have heard that Apple is reportedly planning to add a new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of functions key on the new MacBook Pro. Many things point to this, for example, leaked photos of the alleged casing for the laptop or references found in the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system called macOS Sierra. But what if Apple decides to integrate similar OLED panels into its wireless keyboards? Below you can take a look at the concept showing how everything may look like.
Apple Watch 2 to Come Alongside iPhone 7 - Suppliers
According to the latest report from Digitimes reporters who cite supply chain sources, the next-generation Apple Watch will be launched in the fall alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As to the shipments of components for the new smartwatch, they should begin in the third quarter of 2016.
Another Former Google Car Expert Hired by Apple
Apple has hired a former Google engineer who was previously engaged in the development of electric car charging systems. According to the latest rumors, Kurt Adelberger, who left Google in 2015 and joined Apple shortly after, is now listed as one of the inventors of the "Mediator device for smart electric vehicle charging", a technology described in Google’s recent patent application. It is currently unclear whether Apple had known about Adelberger’s background before it offered him a job last year. Anyway, his experience will likely be used during the development of the widely-rumored Apple’s car codenamed “Project Titan”.
New 12-inch MacBooks Are 15% to 18% Faster Than Predecessors
Earlier this week, Apple released updated 12-inch MacBook models. According to the latest Geekbench results shared by reliable insiders, the laptop with a 1.2GHz processor is about 15% to 18% faster than its predecessor. In the single-core test the laptop managed to earn 2,894 points and in the multi-core test the result was equal to 5,845 points. Apart from that, the new MacBook has a 41.4-watt-hour battery that helps it to work up to 9 hours on a single charge.
Three-Fifths of Current Apple Watch Owners Will Purchase New Model
According to the results of the latest survey conducted by a firm called Fluent among 2,578 people online, three-fifths of the current Apple Watch owners are planning to buy a new model once it is released even though its design and functionality are currently unknown.
Apple to Unveil New Thinner Apple Watch in June?
According to the latest report from Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White, Apple will unveil the new Apple Watch at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference scheduled for June. The second-generation smartwatch is expected to become 20-40% thinner than the current model and may get a number of other new features.
HP Unveils ‘Thinnest Notebook in the World’, Apple Has Got New Rival
HP has just unveiled something the company calls “the thinnest notebook in the world”. The laptop is called the Spectre and it’s only 10.4mm thick. Its rival, the 12-inch MacBook introduced in 2015 is 13.1mm thick.
In terms of hardware, these devices are different too. The new HP notebook is equipped with Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU, which is better than the Intel Core M processor included in the ultra-thin MacBook. In general, the device has a premium look and feel and costs $1,170. The pre-orders go live April 25th.
Below you can take a look at the video showing the new HP Spectre.
Apple Wants to Strengthen iCloud Encryption
According to the WSJ, Apple plans to strengthen its iCloud encryption. By doing that, the tech giant wants private information of users to be kept protected from criminals and from the company itself.
New Alleged Images of iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera Module Surface Online
One can find a lot of rumors about the dual camera in the new iPhone 7 Plus on the Internet these days. Today, images of the possible camera module appeared on one Taiwanese site. These images are very similar to the photos that were shared two months ago by the Chinese insiders.
President Obama: 'You Cannot Take an Absolutist View'
The President of the United States Barack Obama had an interview yesterday, in which he shared his opinion about the current encryption conflict and what the results of it may be in the future.
Closing Apps Won’t Help Your Battery Last Longer
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi replied to the user named Caleb about whether the iPhone battery life improves when you regularly close apps on your device or not. Originally it was a question to Apple CEO Tim Cook, but Mr. Federighi explained in a short form that this move will not help at all.