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2017 iPhones to Get True Tone Displays – Rumor
According to the latest research note from Barclays analysts, all 2017 iPhones will get True Tone displays. The ambient light sensors that are needed for the True Color screen functionality will be manufactured by AMS.
iFixit Team Posts 9.7-inch iPad Teardown
The iFixit team has posted a teardown of the new 9.7-inch iPad. The engineers disassembled the tablet to discover that internally, the device is incredibly similar to the original iPad Air. The specs suggest that Apple released this iPad purely for educational and enterprise purposes. The gadget is rather difficult to repair.
Apple Watch 3 to Get SIM Card and Support LTE – Rumor
According to the latest report from reliable analyst Christopher Rolland, the next-generation Apple Watch will get a SIM card module. Thus, the wearable device will support LTE networks. Moreover, users will be able to answer calls directly from the Apple Watch using the AirPods.
Apple Discontinues iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2
Yesterday, Apple released the 9.7-inch iPad. At the same time, the company discontinued the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and the 7.9-inch iPad mini 2. As of yesterday, nobody can purchase each of these two directly from Apple. The fourth-generation iPad mini is now available only with 128GB of storage at the price of $399.
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iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report
According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.
Apple to Build Additional R&D Centers in China
Apple is planning to build two additional R&D centers in China in 2017. Earlier it was announced that two similar centers will open in Beijing and Shenzhen, but the company decided that it needs two more facilities for its major market. They will be located in Shanghai and Suzhou. Apple will spend over $500 million on the Chinese research and development centers.
Apple to Quietly Announce 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2 Next Week
Next week Apple will unveil the 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2. As noted by a Japanese blog Macotakara, the device will be announced via press release rather than a separate media event. The reporters cite local analysts who have a mixed track record, that is why you should take today’s rumor with a few pinches of salt.
German Auctioneer to Sell Apple-1 Computer for over $320,000
A German auctioneer Team Breker will soon make the very first product created by Apple, the Apple-1 computer, available for purchase. The auction will take place in Cologne, Germany on May 20th. The computer is in fully working condition and comes will all documents and manuals, so the initial price is $320,000. The device belonged to a computer engineer from Berkeley, California.
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.
iOS 10.2.1 Prevents iPhone 6 and 6s from Unexpected Shutdowns
Last year, a problem with some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s units was found that resulted in unexpected shutdowns of these devices. To make the smartphones work again, owners had to plug them in. In a statement shared with TechCrunch, Apple revealed that iOS 10.2.1 that is now installed on 50% of active devices has helped to reduce the number of iPhone users suffering from the problem.
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.
Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept with Display Function Area
Earlier this week, a well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared a report suggesting that the iPhone 8 may get a new 5.8-inch OLED display with a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts. Several days before this report appeared on the Internet, a MacRumors forum member nicknamed deuxani created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept featuring an edge-to-edge display with a virtual Home button and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded right in the screen. You can check out the concept images below.
Only 5.8-inch iPhone 8 to Feature Glass Body – Report
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, only the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will feature a body made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel frame. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7s will have an aluminum back panel similar to the one its predecessor had. The design of the 5.5-inch handset hasn’t yet been confirmed, supply chain insiders claim.
Catch, Swim, Play: Apple Releases New Apple Watch Commercial
Apple has released a new Apple Watch Series 2 commercial that encourages people to be active and move. The short ad called “Catch, Swim, Play” is available either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look right now.