News tagged ‘rumors’
Benjamin Geskin Posts New iPhone 8 Images
Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images showing what appears to be the iPhone 8 schematics and a CAD rendering of the device. The images are available below and go in line with previous rumors and leaks.
iPhone 8 to Get Optical Fingerprint Scanner and Other Improvements
According to the latest report from Digitimes, the iPhone 8 will get an optical fingerprint scanner integrated into the display. Moreover, the flagship device will be equipped with infrared image sensors for AR features and better camera performance. The display ratio will be changed from 16:9 to 18.5:9, sources add.
Check Out These iPhone 8 Clones with Touch ID on the Back
Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images showing the iPhone 8 clones with the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the back panel. The images were initially posted on the Chinese social network Weibo. They are reportedly based on the early iPhone 8 prototypes that didn’t make it to the final design. This is NOT how the next-generation flagship device will look like, but anyway, it is interesting to see what was in the development a couple of months ago.
Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo
German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.
Entry-level iPhone 8 to Cost $870 – Analyst
According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the entry-level iPhone 8 model will cost $870. The model with a maximum amount of storage will cost $1070. The information comes from a research note obtained by Business Insider. Since this is not the information shared directly by Apple, we should take it with a few pinches of salt.
Apple to Reach $1 Trillion Market Cap Within 12–18 Months
According to the latest research note from an RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani, Apple’s market cap may reach one trillion dollars within next 12 to 18 months. The main reasons for the rise of Apple’s market valuation are anticipation for the rumored OLED iPhone 8 and growth in the Services category driven by Apple Music, Apple Pay and other services the company provides to its customers.
Apple Stops Offering Free Apple Music Trial in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland
Apple has stopped offering a free three-month trial for Apple Music in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland. Instead, the company is charging those who want to become the streaming music service subscribers a little sum of money.
Next-gen iPhone Manufacturing Molds Appear Online [Images]
Several images showing what appears to be manufacturing molds for the upcoming iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus have been shared on the Chinese social network Weibo. The images hint at the design of the back panel these devices may get, but we should take them with a few pinches of salt. The origin of these photos is unknown.
Duncan Sinfield Posts Video Showing Apple Park at Dusk
Duncan Sinfield has shared a new drone video showing Apple’s new headquarters at dusk. The short clip is one of the most beautiful among all other videos posted by Sinfield. You can take a look at it either below or on YouTube.
iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak May Be Released Soon
Security researcher Adam Donenfeld will soon release a kernel exploit for iOS 10.3.1. The information about firmware vulnerabilities may be used to create the jailbreak of this iOS version. The researcher says he won’t release a tool for jailbreak himself, but may help those who decide to do this.
Check Out New iPhone 8 Mockup [Images]
BRG reporters have recently shared several images of what appears to be an iPhone 8 mockup based on the information from “independent reports”. Below you can take a look at several images showing the mockup.
Apple to Unveil New MacBooks at WWDC – Rumor
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to unveil several new MacBook models at the upcoming WWDC conference in June. People familiar with the matter claim that we’ll see a new 12-inch MacBook, new MacBook Pro units, and even the updated 13-inch MacBook Air.
Check Out New iPhone 8 Renders [Images]
Engadget has shared some new renders showing the iPhone 8. The renders are based on leaked schematics, which the reporters can’t show. These schematics were obtained from a reliable source in the accessory industry.
Apple to Open New Apple Store in Milan, Italy
Apple has officially announced that it will open a new Apple Store in Milan, Italy. The new retail location will be situated at Piazza Liberty, also known as Liberty Square. Looks like this will be a truly unique flagship store.
Here’s How Apple Park Has Changed Over Past Year [Video]
Matthew Roberts has shared a new drone video showing progress on the construction site of the new Apple headquarters. This time we can see how much work has been done over the last year. The video is entitled “APPLE PARK 1 Year Recap 4K”, it is available below this short post.