Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display, Facial Recognition Features Spotted in HomePod Firmware

HIGHLIGHTS The HomePod’s firmware revealed a face unlock feature for the iPhone It has references of “BKFaceDetect,” which stands for BiometricKit The codebase also mentions infrared camera Apple itself has left a clue about what you could expect in at least one of the iPhone models it plans to launch later this year, expected to be the iPhone 8. Mentioned in ... Read More »

iPhone 8’s Bezel-less OLED Display Is Not Enough To Convince Users To Upgrade: Analyst

Apple’s 10th-anniversary iPhone becomes more imminent as fall nears — a time, according to rumors, when the Cupertino, California tech company will finally unveil the iPhone 8. Rumors suggest varying things: a price higher than $1,000; the removal of Touch ID in place of a new under-the-display fingerprint tech or 3D face scanning; and frequently — minimal bezels and an OLED screen. iPhone 8: OLED Screen ... Read More »

Analysts predict the iPhone 8 won’t be the “supercycle” the iPhone 6 was

A trio of analysts from Deutsche Bank claims that the iPhone 8 won’t be able to break the company’s sales records due to the absence of factors that were present leading up to the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With smartphones now powerful and marginally improving between the latest releases and folks holding onto their smartphones longer, Deutsche Bank ... Read More »

Virgin Mobile has a $120 discount on an instantly unlockable 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE

Credit: Adam Patrick Murray Ads by Amazon Virgin Mobile is becoming America’s first iPhone-only carrier, and to celebrate its collaboration with Apple, it’s launched heavy deals on a year’s worth of cell service and the purchase price of a new iPhone SE. For existing customers and new customers who port-in a number, Virgin Mobile will give them a year’s worth of ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Price, HTC 10 evo Launch, YouTube Go Comes to India, and More: Your 360 Daily Rohan Naravane, 09 February 2017

HIGHLIGHTS It doesn’t seem like the sell-kidney-for-iPhone jokes are going to stop YouTube Go is a dedicated app for watching and sharing videos offline SoftBank loses $300 million in India after investing in Ola, Snapdeal The world has already had enough of the selling-kidney-to-buy-iPhone jokes, but unfortunately those may not stop, as the high-end variant of the iPhone 8 is ... Read More »

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone SE in India

Last month Apple reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all its iPhones in India. The Taiwanese partner of the Cupertino-based company set up a plant in Bengaluru in order to start the local production. According to industry sources speaking to Reuters, iPhone SE assembly will begin in the coming months. Apple’s midranger is almost an year old but ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities. The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of ... Read More »

Only the 5-inch iPhone 8 to have a glass back, wireless charging

Another day, another contradicting iPhone rumor – when will it end? Well, next September is a pretty safe assumption. Anyway, in today’s batch of supposed specs for the future iPhone we have a 5-inch model that will be fitted with wireless (or rather, inductive) charging capability. Based on ‘reliable sources’ from Taiwan, Japanese blog Macotacara reports that only this 5-inch ... Read More »

Caviar introduces iPhone 7 with portraits of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the US unlocked as many meme ideas as there are protests against his actions. But might be the weirdest we have seen – Russian company Caviar sells two 32GB iPhone 7 units with gold-plated backs and embossed faces of the Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The backs also include the coat of ... Read More »

Imagination’s new GPU could power Apple iPhone 8 graphics

By Agam Shah | Follow U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Dec 14, 2016 9:40 PM PT Dell’s Venue 8 tablet has a PowerVR GPU. Credit: Alexandru Voica/Imagination Technologies MORE LIKE THIS The mysteries of the GPU in Apple’s iPhone 7 are unlocked New ARM GPU could bring VR to low-cost smartphones by 2018 Imagination eyes wearables as target for ... Read More »