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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 the OLED iPhone 8 and its possible release date, price, and specs. There are also some articles that tell about Apple’s market cap, iPhone 7 sales, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels.
Apple to Unveil 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Touchscreen Siri-based Speaker at WWDC
According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the Siri-based smart speaker at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Aside from these devices, the company will also announce new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.
Check Out New Glossy Black iPhone 8 Render [Video]
New video showing the alleged OLED iPhone 8 design has recently appeared on the Internet. The short clip was shared by OnLeaks, so we can’t be totally sure about the legitimacy of the design we see.
iPhone 8 to Have Touch ID on Back Panel After All – Analysts
According to a rather controversial report from a Hong-Kong research firm CLSA, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the rumored OLED iPhone 8 will be located on the back panel. The report is based on the information from Apple suppliers, but it contradicts persistent rumors about Apple’s plans to integrate Touch ID beneath the screen glass cover.
FBI Paid $900,000 to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
As it turns out, the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid over $900,000 to obtain tools required to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The information comes from a senator Dianne Feinstein, so we can believe it for sure. The details were shared during an oversight hearing where the senator was questioning FBI director James Comey, The Associated Press
iPhone 8 Won’t be Delayed – Report
According to the latest report from a Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News, the production of the iPhone 8 will start in time for September announcement. The sales of the new handset will reportedly start in October.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so it's time to take a look at the most interesting articles of the last couple of days. Let's not waste time and discuss the posts worth your attention straight away.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone and Mac, as well as with the sales of these devices and Apple's financial results in the second fiscal quarter of 2017.
2016 MacBook Pro Helped Apple Set New Mac Sales Record
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that strong demand for the 2016 MacBook Pro units has helped the company to set a new Mac sales record. During the last fiscal quarter, Apple sold 4.2 million Mac units, which is 4% more than in the year-ago quarter. The revenue generated by Mac sales accounted for $5.8 billion. That’s 14% more than in the second fiscal quarter of 2016.
New Mac Malware Has Been Discovered
According to the latest report from Malwarebytes, a well-known Windows backdoor malware called "Snake" has been ported to the Mac. The malware pretends to be an Adobe Flash Player installer. In fact, the program installs Adobe Flash Player, but apart from that, it installs additional components that steal passwords, unencrypted files, and login information.
Duncan Sinfield Shares New Apple Park Drone Video
Duncan Sinfield has posted a new flyover video showing Apple’s new campus called Apple Park. The short clip shows that the construction workers are planting trees, installing windows alongside the outside of the main building, and finalizing other buildings.
Apple to Announce iPhone 8 at WWDC – Analyst
According to the latest prediction made by a JPMorgan analyst, Apple may change its usual schedule and unveil the long-awaited iPhone 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It is the first time we hear about the new data of the announcement of the new model.
98% of AirPods Users Like their Headphones
According to the latest survey conducted by Experian and Creative Strategies survey, 98% of AirPods users are satisfied with their headphones. Most of these people would also recommend the wireless headphones to a friend or relative. 942 AirPods owners took part in the survey.
Leaked iPhone 8 Case Reveals Vertical Camera Cutout
Looks like the iPhone 8 will indeed feature a vertical dual camera and the Touch ID fingerprint scanner integrated into the OLED display. A new image of the purported iPhone 8 case reveals the cutout for the redesigned camera on the back panel. No other cutouts are present on the leaked part. The image was posted by KK on Twitter, we should take it with a few pinches of salt.
iPhone 8 Mold and Its Schematic Surface Online [Images]
Several new images showing the iPhone 8 manufacturing mold and its schematic have been published by
Apple Begins Testing Self-Driving Vehicles [Images]
Apple has begun testing its autonomous vehicles on the roads of Silicon Valley. According to the latest images shared by Bloomberg, Apple is using the while Lexus RX450h SUV with a number of sensors and cameras to test an autonomous driving system developed by the company engineers. The sensors the company has used in its cars have reportedly been purchased from the suppliers, not developed internally or custom-made.