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Apple to Unveil New iPads Next Week – Rumors
According to the latest report shared by MacRumors, Apple may unveil several new products between March 20 and March 24. The reporters cite anonymous supply chain insiders. Notably, another report from 9to5Mac suggests that there are four previously unseen iPad models running iOS 10.3 beta and iOS 11 in the testing, so looks like the new products will be iPads.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, let's take a look at the most popular posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone, its future version called the iPhone 8 or iPhone Edition, and new builds of iOS and macOS. There are also some posts that deal with the iPhone rival called the Galaxy S8 and some other interesting stories.
Galaxy S8 to Get Both Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition System
According to the latest report from the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung will add the support for facial recognition to the Galaxy S8. The main reasons for adding this feature are speed and readability of the iris scanner that may not be comfortable for all users. Apple's upcoming flagship, the iPhone 8, may also get both authentication systems as well as Apple is planning to either stop using the fingerprint scanner or place it under glass after removing the Home button.
iPhone 8 Won’t Get Curved Screen – Analyst
According to the latest report from IHS Markit analyst Wayne Lam, the next-generation premium iPhone will not get a curved OLED display. Instead, the expert believes Apple will adopt a flat panel similar to the 2.5D glass the company is currently using in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The report is based on analysis of supply chain, so it’s actually quite trustworthy.
Check Out New iPhone 8 Renders
Benjamin Geskin has created a set of beautiful renders that depict how the next-generation iPhone might look like. The device shown below has an edge-to-edge display with thin bezels at the top and bottom, dual camera, and clean design. There’s no Home button, but there’s enough space for the function area that may replace it. A good thing about the images shared by Geskin is that they are based on recent rumors about the new iPhone called presumably the iPhone 8 or the iPhone Edition.
Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4, No iOS 10.3 Beta 5
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The latest update is a minor one, but if you use an earlier beta on your Mac, it is recommended that you install this version. It contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
New iPhone to Be Called iPhone Edition – Rumors
According to the latest report from a Japanese website MacOtakara, the next-generation iPhone with an OLED screen and other major improvements may be called the iPhone Edition. The release of the model may take place much later than the release of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that will be only slightly updated. The reporters believe the phone to be a premium model and a perfect choice for the Apple Watch Edition.
Reporters Spot First Reference to macOS 10.13
First public reference pointing to the macOS 10.13 that is expected to be released this fall has been spotted by Pike's Universum. The reference seems to be a CatalogURL for developer seeds. It proves that Apple is already working on the new version of the operating system for Mac computers.
All iPhones to Feature OLED Screens in 2019
According to the latest report from Korean supply chain insiders, Apple is planning to equip all iPhones with OLED displays by 2019.
In 2017, only one model, the iPhone 8, will get a new screen. In 2018, the company plans to use new technology on half of the phones. Finally, in 2019 Apple wants to switch from LCD displays to OLED panels completely.
Apple to Release OLED iPhone 8 and 2 LCD Models – Nikkei
According to the latest report from Nikkei Asian Review, Apple will indeed release a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 later this year. Along with this model, the company will unveil the 4.7-inch iPhone 7s and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Plus with LCD screens. Releasing two larger models, Apple plans to increase the average selling price to $700 and lure new customers in Asia and other regions.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time we discussed the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.
Google to Release New Pixel Phones Later This Year
Rick Osterloh, Google’s vice president and head of hardware department, confirmed that the company is working on the second-generation Pixel phone. The device will remain premium and will be announced later this year. The executive did not reveal the date of the announcement or specs, but confirmed that the company is planning to release one new handset per year.
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 Apple’s upcoming iPhone as well as the March media event, where the company may unveil the new lineup of iPads. There are also several posts about the latest iOS and macOS Sierra versions and rumors about Apple’s rivals.
Five Teams Work on Wireless Charging for New iPhone
Apple hasn’t decided which wireless charging technology to use the next-generation iPhone. According to the latest report from Reuters, the company has at least five groups of engineers working on wireless charging solutions.
iPhone 8 to Get 2K Display, 3GB of RAM, and 256GB of Storage
According to the latest report from TrendForce, the next-generation iPhone will get a 5.8-inch 2K display and 3GB of RAM. The report also corroborates earlier rumors suggesting Apple will get rid of the Home button and add two storage options, namely, 64GB and 256GB.