Tag Archives: iPhone

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

Workers at iPhone Supplier in China Protest Unpaid Bonuses

HIGHLIGHTS Apple said it was investigating the complaints Apple pledged to ensure that workers got fair compensation Apple said the incidents had to do with security guards Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets, blocking an entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier’s factory in eastern China to protest unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments, two witnesses and a US nonprofit group said Thursday. ... Read More »

The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

KGI estimated that Apple will ship 25-30 million iPhone X units this year, but information reported by The Nikkei points to an even lower number – “around 20 million”. It sounds like manufacturing issues started a long way back and even though they are clearing up now, it will still affect the launch. Apparently, the new OLED screens were the first issue to occur – ... Read More »

Apple says stores will have iPhone X units, but not for everyone

The iPhone X pre-orders open this Friday, October 27, at 12:01 AM PDT, but if you want to walk into an Apple store and buy the phone you’ll get your chance on Friday, November 3 starting at 8:00 AM, local time. Despite serious concerns over availability, Apple says that its stores will have stock but customers are encouraged to arrive early. Keep ... Read More »

iPhone X to Be Key Global Smartphone Sales Driver in 2018: Gartner

HIGHLIGHTS Gartner predicts a boost in iPhone’s replacement cycle with X model Apple improves shipments of iPhone X components The iPhone X to meet its growing demand in holiday season As the anticipation for the iPhone X has reached new levels despite its premium price, Apple is actively working to fulfil the demand. But in the midst of the tough time for the iPhone ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

All iPhone 2018 Models to Abandon Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner: Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Apple may never launch another iPhone with Touch ID again The prediction comes from KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Rest of the industry is sticking with fingerprint scanner for now If you were planning to ditch Apple’s iPhone X model in hopes that perhaps next year its successor will have a fingerprint scanner embedded into the display, you’re up for some ... Read More »