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Wistron to Produce New iPhones in 2017
Wistron has become the third supplier that will be responsible for the production of the iPhone 8. According to the latest report from Taiwanese sources, the manufacturer has recently received orders for the production of new iPhones in 2017. So far, however, neither Apple, nor Wistron have confirmed the rumor.
Samsung Will Exclusively Supply AMOLED Panels for iPhone 8
Samsung will become a sole supplier of AMOLED panels for the upcoming iPhone 8. According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the South Korean company will supply Apple with display panels for the all-new phone scheduled for release in 2017.
Check Out iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Jet White
According to the latest video posted on Twitter by Sonny Dickson, Apple may be working on a Jet White iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. There’s no official confirmation of this fact, moreover, the leaked back panels of the smartphones don’t look like genuine components. Anyway, we hope that soon the white glossy iPhones will become available for purchase.
5-inch iPhone 7s to Get Vertical Dual Camera – Rumor
According to the latest report shared by a Japanese site Mac Otakara, the next-generation iPhone may get a 5-inch version with new dual camera placed vertically rather than horizontally. The reporters call the new smartphone the iPhone 7s and claim it will resemble the other two models in terms of specs.
Galaxy S8 to Get 8GB of RAM, Faster Storage, and 6-inch Screen
According to the latest report shared by Gizmochina, the next-gen iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, will feature 8GB of RAM, faster UFS 2.1 flash storage, and new 6-inch display for larger Galaxy S8 Plus model. In general, there will be two models: a smaller one with 5.1-inch screen, and a larger one with new 6-inch screen.
Apple to Investigate Inconsistent MacBook Pro Battery Life Reported by Consumer Reports
Earlier this week, independent testers from Consumer Reports
March iPad Update is Under Question Due to Chip Manufacture Issues
According to the latest report from reputable sources, we won’t see a new iPad in March, even though earlier Asian sources claimed Apple was planning an update in early 2017. The reason for delaying the launch is problems with the 10-nanometer process both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung are facing. The manufacturers may fail to produce enough A10X processors in time for the new tablet.
Apple Launches New Photos App On iCloud.com
Apple has launched a redesigned Photos web app on iCloud.com for users worldwide. The new design of the webpage is quite similar to the look of the Photos app on the Mac. The most notable change is a sidebar on the left with the albums of the user, and other handy items that are used frequently. The sidebar makes it easier to navigate through the Photos web app.
Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak
A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has released the jailbreak for the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1.1. His tool is called “yalu”, it is currently available as a beta. The developer says it is very glitchy and unstable, so only those who know what to do should try to jailbreak their devices.
Watch This Ultimate AirPods Durability Test [Video]
A well-known YouTube blogger nicknamed EverythingApplePro has performed a durability test of the new wireless AirPods that hit the market last week. The headphones turned out to be quite durable and survived numerous drop test from various heights. Moreover, they new earbuds seem to secretly waterproof.
Below you can take a look at the video showing the YouTuber torturing the AirPods.
Apple to Slightly Update iMac, MacBook, and MacBook Pro in 2017
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on an update for the iMac, MacBook and MacBook Pro in 2017. However, these won’t be major updates, sources add.
iPhone 8 to Feature Plastic OLED Screen
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has ordered curved plastic OLED panels for the iPhone 8. The Korea Herald reporters believe all iPhone models next year will be equipped with new screens manufactured by Samsung Display. Similar displays can be found on Galaxy S7 models.
Apple Plans to Hire Two New Battery Specialists
Apple is looking for two new specialists that would work on improving the battery life and ensuring the batteries inside of Apple’s devices are safe. According to two new job listings found on Apple’s official website, the company seeks to hire a Battery Algorithm Analysis Engineer and System Power and Control Architect. Looks like the problems with the new MacBook Pro battery and recent complaints about iPhones powering off while on 30% of charge are among the reasons for these new hires.
Six Months of Apple Campus 2 Construction – Time-Lapse
Apple’s new Campus 2 is nearly completed. Construction workers are starting to work on the interior of the new headquarters, moreover, the groundwork is in progress. Below you can watch a beautiful time-lapse showing how much work has been done to the Campus 2 over the last six months.
The drone video has been shared by Matthew Roberts on YouTube.
iPhone May Get Foldable Screen in 2018
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, LG Display will supply Apple with new foldable displays for future iPhones. Apart from the Cupertino-based company, Google and Microsoft are interested in teaming up with the Korean Supplier.