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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.
iPhone 8 to Get Better Earpiece – Analysts
According to the latest report from JPMorgan, the iPhone 8 will feature an improved earpiece that will make the sound quality better and enhance the waterproofing of the device. The analysts believe the next-generation iPhone will come with AirPods instead of EarPords, however, this is quite unlikely considering the price and availability problems of the new wireless headphones.
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.
Apple Became Top Wearables Vendor – Analyst
According to the latest report shared by Strategy Analytics, Apple has overtaken Fitbit and become the largest wearables vendor in the world. During the last calendar quarter, the company shipped 3.5 million Apple Watch units and took 15.9% of global market. In the first quarter of 2016, Apple’s market share was 12.1% and the shipments accounted for 2.2 million units.
Inventec to Produce Apple’s Amazon Echo Competitor – Rumor
According to the latest report from the Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News (via
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.
Check Out New iPhone 7 Plus Commercial [Video]
Apple has released a new ‘Shot on iPhone’ commercial. The short ad is called 'The City', it shows two people enjoying time together and taking photos using the Portrait mode on the iPhone 7 Plus. You can take a look at the commercial either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 5 to Developers
Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers. The update contains a number of security, stability, and compatibility improvements. No new features or design changes have been spotted so far.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most popular posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8, its alleged specs, and leaked schematics and components that reveal the design of the handset. There are also several posts about new betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 and the upcoming Amazon Echo competitor developed by Apple.
Apple Seeds iOS 10.3.2 Beta 5 to Developers and Public Testers
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 5 to developers and public testers. The release took place several days after the release of the fourth beta. Such an early seed of the new build is strange and might mean that the release of the final version of iOS 10.3.2 is just around the corner.
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.
Apple Is Finalizing Design of Amazon Echo Competitor
According to the latest data shared by a well-known insider Sonny Dickson, Apple is finalizing the design of the design of its Amazon Echo competitor. The device will support Siri and AirPlay, moreover, it will have some Beats technologies integrated into it. Finally, it will work on an iOS version developed specifically for this device, Dickson added. The name or release date of the mysterious gadget remain unknown.
Check Out New iPhone Edition Concept [Video]
Later this year, Apple is expected to introduce the new iPhone 8 with an edge-to-edge OLED display, wireless charging capabilities, and a revamped design without the Home button. Recent leaks are rather controversial, so it’s difficult to understand how the next-generation iPhone might look like. Still, the concept below may help you to do this.
Suppliers Face Difficulties with Production of Components for iPhone 8
According to the latest report from Nikkei, the long-awaited iPhone 8 will be delayed due to difficulties in the production of several key components. In particular, Samsung has troubles producing OLED panels, while other suppliers face issues with wireless charging modules and printed circuit boards.