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Apple's OLED iPhone 8 May be Delayed Because of Touch ID Issues
Rrecent part leaks showed a front panel that could belong to the new iPhone 8 and have no place for the Home button. People close to the supply chain sources assume there are some issues with putting the Touch ID sensor into the display.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the articles worth your attention right now.
Apple to Release AR Glasses in 2020 — Analyst
According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Gene Munster, Apple will release a pair of AR-glasses. This new product may be launched in 2020. The analyst says that the Cupertino-based tech giant is currently investing heavily in the augmented reality and related technologies, so the release of the new product is only a matter of time.
iPhone 8 to Be Delayed Due to Problems with OLED Displays Production
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Samsung is facing problems with the production of OLED panels for the iPhone 8. Citing people familiar with the matter, the reporters claim that only 3–4 million OLED iPhone units will be ready for shipping in September. This means that Apple is very unlikely to ship 50–60 million iPhone 8 units by the end of 2017, as it was predicted earlier.
Check Out New Apple Park Drone Video Shot by Duncan Sinfield
Duncan Sinfield has shared a new drone video of Apple’s new headquarters. This is the late June update showing the progress on the Apple Park construction site.
Check Out This New iPhone 8 Leak
A well-known leaker Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images and a video showing the iPhone 8 design. This time he used the smartphone dummy along with an alleged screen protector and a printed wallpaper to reveal how the next-generation Apple flagship will look in the hand.
Roof of New Apple Store in Chicago Looks Like MacBook Lid [Video]
Apple is currently building a new Apple Store in Chicago. This new retail location features glass walls and a thin carbon fiber roof. What is even more interesting is that there is a large Apple logo on the roof making it look like a massive MacBook lid. You can check out a short video below.
Customized Apple-1 Computer to Appear in Christie's Auction
Christie's auction will soon sell a rare customized Apple-1 computer. The estimated value of the machine is about $300,000 to $500,000, but since the model is extremely rare and unique, that amount can grow several times.
There Are Trees Inside Apple Park Main Building [Video]
Duncan Sinfield has posted a new drone video giving us a closer look at the new Apple campus. Like always, the short clip is available either below, or on YouTube.
This time Sinfield revealed that there are some trees inside of the cafeteria in the main building. This is not strange if we keep in mind the size of the cafeteria and Apple Park in general.
We can also see that over the last couple of weeks the number of trees at the territory has grown noticeably. The construction workers are making new pathways around the campus and giving the new headquarters some final touches.
Apple is set to open Apple Park in a couple of weeks. Initially, the company planned to do this by the end of 2016, but failed to meet the deadline.
Apple to Make Several MacBook Models, iPhone 3GS, and First-Generation AirPort Express Obsolete Soon
Apple will soon add several products to the list of obsolete. This means that the owners will not be able to get support and repair service from Apple Retail Stores and Authorized Service Providers.
iPhone 8 to Get Optical Fingerprint Scanner and Other Improvements
According to the latest report from Digitimes, the iPhone 8 will get an optical fingerprint scanner integrated into the display. Moreover, the flagship device will be equipped with infrared image sensors for AR features and better camera performance. The display ratio will be changed from 16:9 to 18.5:9, sources add.
Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo
German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.
10.5-inch iPad Pro May Be Announced at WWDC
According to Taiwanese supply chain insiders, Apple is increasing the production of the rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro. This means that the release of the tablet within next couple of months is possible.
3D Touch Modules for iPhone 8 to Cost 150% Than Existing Ones
According to the latest report from a Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN), new 3D Touch modules for the upcoming OLED iPhone 8 will cost 150% more than the same components for the iPhone 7.
Check Out New Beats by Dre Commercial with Famous Basketball Players [Video]
Apple has released a new Beats by Dre commercial featuring well-known basketball players LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and James Hard. The ad is available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel. You can take a look at it right now.