News tagged ‘update’
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.
Microsoft Releases New Ad, Mocks MacBook Air [Video]
Microsoft has released a new commercial highlighting the features of the recently launched Surface Pro 4 and mocking the MacBook Air for not having a touch screen, detachable keyboard, and stylus. The short ad is available below, you can take a look at it right now.
Apple Watch 2 Battery Has Higher Capacity [Images]
Several new images have been recently spotted on the Internet showing what appears to be a battery for the Apple Watch 2. The leaked part seems to have a larger capacity, which means that the wearable device may become much more portable compared to its predecessor. In particular, the capacity of the new battery is 36% higher than that of the first-generation Apple Watch.
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.
Apple Stops Signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3
Apple has just stopped signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3. This means that it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch units to these versions of firmware. If you use a jailbroken device and plan to keep it in this condition, make sure you don't upgrade to iOS 9.3.4 accidentally as you will lose the jailbreak and the possibility to go back to the previous version.
Apple Releases New macOS Sierra Beta to Developers and Public Testers
Apple on Monday released a new version of macOS Sierra to developers and the members of the public testing program. The seventh build contains a number of security, stability and performance improvements as well as some bug fixes.
iPhone 7 Screen Assembly Spotted Online [Images]
GeekBar has recently posted a couple of new images showing what appears to be an assembled front panel for the upcoming iPhone 7. The leaked part is slightly different from the component used in the iPhone 6s. Notably, there is no cutout for the physical Home button. Keeping in mind that the release of the updated handset is just around the corner, we may assume that the screen assembly is genuine and no different from the one that will be used in actual handsets.
Here’s How New Gold iPhones May Look Like [Images]
Several new high-resolution photos have appeared on the Internet that show the gold 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus or Pro with dual camera. The insiders claim the photos are legitimate.
Apple to Unveil New iPhones on September 7th?
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to unveil the next-generation iPhone at a media event on September 7th. The sources add that it is very unlikely that Apple will introduce the updated MacBook Pro at the same event.
TSMC and Apple Are Already Working on A11 Chip for 2017 iPhone
According to the latest rumors from reliable insiders, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Apple are already working on a brand new 10-nanometer A11 chip for the iPhone model planned for 2017. Earlier this year, rumors surfaced on the Internet suggesting that TSMC has become an exclusive supplier of the A10 and A11 chip for the iPhone 7 and a 2017 model of the device. Previously, Samsung has been working alongside the Taiwanese tech giant.
There Will Be Only One 5.5-inch iPhone Model This Year [Rumor]
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Apple has decided not to release a larger single lens iPhone 7 months before the release of the handset. The reporters claim that due to the pressure from competitors and poor sales over the last couple of quarters, Apple will release only one 5.5-inch model instead of two planned earlier, and that this model will feature the rumored dual camera. The information comes from an anonymous insider, so I don’t know if it can be called legitimate.
New MacBook Pro to Get Touch ID Power Button and OLED Touch Panel
New rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests the next-generation MacBook Pro, which is expected to be launched in the fall, will feature a Touch ID power button as well as the anticipated OLED touch sensitive panel instead of functions keys. Today’s rumor goes in line with previous reports from Ming-Chi Kuo and other reliable insiders.
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to Feature New Home Button - Report
According to the latest rumor, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will both feature a new Home button. The sources claim that it will be integrated into the display. So far, all iPhones have been equipped with physical buttons, but looks like Apple’s desire to reduce thickness, weight and the design of the smartphone will result in a switch to the new button. The report shared by Bloomberg reporters is based on data from reliable supply chain sources, so it is worth taking into account. The Home button will also provide haptic feedback similar to the one the trackpad on the latest MacBook provides.
Apple to Unveil Apple Watch 2 and Tweaked 1st Generation Model Later This Year
According to the latest report from a reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will launch the second-generation Apple Watch later this year. The updated device will be powered by a new processor manufactured by TSMC, GPS, better battery, barometer and improved water resistance. The expert does not think Apple will include the LTE support in the 2016 device. As to the size and thickness of the smartwatch, they will likely be similar or the same as those of the existing model.