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iPhone 7 to Be 35% Faster than iPhone 6s?
According to leaked GeekBench results, the long-awaited iPhone 7 will be approximately 35% faster than its predecessor, the iPhone 6s. Below you can take a look at the screenshot showing the score for the device with a model identifier iPhone9,3, which is allegedly one of the iPhone 7 versions. The device scored 3379 points in single-core and 5495 points in multi-core tests.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Here's How New ‘Glossy Black’ iPhone 7 May Look Like [Images]
If you are curious about how the new iPhone 7 in glossy ‘Piano Black’ color may look like, I think you should check out the renders below. The images are based on latest rumors and the report from KGI Securities. They have been created and shared online by Applearab.com.
New Rumors About iPhone 7 Appear Online
Several new rumors about the next-generation iPhone have appeared on the Internet. According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next-generation iPhone will feature a processor with a clock speed of 2.4 GHz. Apart from that, the 4.7-inch device will get 2GB of RAM and the larger 5.5-inch will get 3GB.
iPhone to Feature Iris Scanner in 2017 - Report
According to the latest report from usually reliable DigiTimes reporters, the 2017 iPhone may be equipped with an iris scanner manufactured by Xintec. The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) affiliate is expected to get orders for mass production of special iris-recognition chips in the fourth quarter of 2016 or a bit later.
Entry-level iPhone 7 to Get 32GB of Storage?
According to the image posted on Twitter, the base model of the iPhone 7 will feature 32GB of storage. This means that starting this year, buying an entry-level model will actually make sense as the user will not necessarily run out of storage in the first two weeks of using the smartphone.
iPhone 7 to Get ‘Gloss Black’ Color Option
According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, the next-generation iPhone will come in a new color, namely, Gloss Black. The shade is similar to the color the Mac Pro has. Earlier this year, first rumors about the device have appeared on the Internet suggesting that Apple may be planning to discontinue the Space Gray iPhone and introduce a new shade.
Apple Seeds New Versions of macOS Sierra to Testers
Apple has released new pre-release versions of macOS Sierra to developers and the members of the public beta testing program. The build number is 16A313a. The latest update contains a number of stability, security, and performance enhancements.
Apple to Unveil Many Updated Mac Products in October
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning a major update to its Mac lineup for October. The experts believe the company will introduce new versions of the iMac, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro as well as the 5K monitor. If true, the rumor means that Apple will have a very busy fall.
Apple to Announce New iPhone on September 7th - Confirmed
Apple has officially announced its rumored media event dedicated to the iPhone 7. The company has started sending out the invites for the upcoming unveiling. As it was reported earlier, Apple will introduce the next-generation device on September 7th.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it's time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most articles this week deal with Apple’s software. In particular, the company released new pre-release versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra and stopped signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3. There are also some posts about the new iPhone lineup and possible features of the new handsets.
Intel Wants to Become Apple’s iPhone Chip Supplier in 2018
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Intel is planning to take orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company for the production of processors for iPhone lineup in 2018. Currently, TSMC is the sole supplier of the SoC for the 2017 Apple smartphone, but things may change.
Apple Seeds New iOS 10 Beta to Developers and Public Testers
Apple has released a new version of iOS 10 beta to developers and the members of the public beta testing program. According to the company, the update contains a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes and is recommended to those who use pre-release software on their compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch units.
Apple Fixes Vulnerabilities Used to Spy on Users in iOS 9.3.5
Apple has recently released iOS 9.3.5 with a number of security fixes and other minor enhancements. Most importantly, the latest update fixes the vulnerabilities used by various government agencies throughout the world to spy on criminals, journalists and those who represent threat or interest to the country or other official bodies. In total, there had been three vulnerabilities that Apple patched.
iOS 9.3.4 Has Been Jailbroken! [Video]
iOS 9.3.4 has been successfully jailbroken. Below you can watch a video showing an iPhone 6 with the latest version of firmware on board being jailbroken with the help of the application called OverSky. The app has been developed by a team of hackers called Team OS and it uses iOS vulnerabilities different from those utilized by the Pangu team to hack iOS 9.3.3. It is currently unknown whether we will see a public utility for hacking Apple devices.