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New drawings of iPhone 8 show an all-glass front with tiny bezels

Unofficial renders show how the iPhone 8 may look like. A new unofficial render claims to show us the final dimensions of the upcoming iPhone in September. According to the drawings, iPhone 8 is almost identical to the current iPhone 7, measuring at 137.54mm x 67.54mm. For comparison, iPhone 7 is 138.3 mm tall and 67.1 mm wide. However, there is no physical home button in the drawings, which is in line with multiple rumors suggesting that Apple has finally ditched the button in favor of a more sophisticated fingerprint recognition. But another report claims that Apple is facing issues[…]

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Fresh rumors suggest Apple may abandon Touch ID

Apple facing issues with its plan to put the TouchID under the screen. The upcoming 10th anniversary iPhone, codenamed iPhone Edition or iPhone X, was expected to offer a bezel-less body and fingerprint sensors underneath the edge-to-edge OLED screen. Apple was planning to ditch the traditional home button, and the fingerprint reader had to go away with it. But Apple should offer an alternative solution and find a new home for Touch ID. Previous rumors have suggested that the sensors will be placed under the screen, allowing users to authenticate with Apple Pay or just unlock their phones by touching[…]

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iPhone 7 red edition will try to boost Apple’s sales in Q2 2017

Apple announced red variants of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Apple yesterday announced a special edition iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in red. The phones will be launching is select markets in March 2017, in 128GB and 256GB of storage, priced exactly the same as the original versions announced in September – $749/849 for iPhone 7 and $869/$969 for the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus. The special edition iPhone has been created to give customers another option, but also to help fight AIDS as Apple will donate a portion of the income from these models to organization believing in AIDS-free[…]

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iOS 10.3 Beta 7 is now live for the general public

Public testers and developers can install the seventh beta of iOS 10.3. Only three days after Apple seeded the sixth beta of iOS 10.3, the company rolled out yet another beta of the upcoming iOS update to developers and public testers. iOS 10.3 Beta 7 can be installed as an over-the-air update with proper configuration profile, and this version brings some under the hood changes and improvements to iOS 10.3 before the wider public roll out this spring. iOS 10.3 introduces many new features and changes to the Apple’s mobile OS. Among the novelties is the ability to locate an[…]

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iPhone 8 may be called ‘iPhone Edition’ and launched alongside iPhone 7s and 7s Plus

Apple’s stock price rising ahead of new line-up for 2017. The high-end smartphone Apple is planning to announce in September this year was expected to be called iPhone 8, X or Anniversary. Now, we learn from a Japanese source that Apple may use the name ‘iPhone Edition‘ for the 10th anniversary iPhone. This phone will be more premium than the iPhone7s and 7s plus – the refreshed versions of the current models. 7S and 7S Plus will bring modest design changes and hardware improvements, while the ‘iPhone Edition’ will offer a brand new, all-glass design, OLED screen, and other hardware[…]

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iPhone screen repairs will be allowed outside of Apple Authorized repair providers

Third-party repairs will not automatically void the iPhone warranty. Apple is changing its repair policy regarding third-party providers in the US and Canada. The company has issued a memo to its distributors in North America, saying that phones with display repairs will qualify for warranty coverage if the issue is not related to the display itself. So, if you have a phone suffering from a hardware issue not covered by Apple, you could send the phone to a third-party company, pay for the service and then still have an iPhone in warranty. Apple demands that such devices must have been[…]

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iOS 10 is now running on 79% of all devices

iOS 10 adoption continues to rise. Apple released the latest version of iOS in September 2016, but iOS 10 is already installed on almost 80% of all active devices, according to information from Cupertino. The company’s previous update, iOS 9, is still on just 16% of the iOS devices, while older versions are on additional 5%. The stats show us that iOS 10 is growing faster than iOS 9 in terms of market share. For the same period of 5 months, the previous version had a 77% share, compared with 79% for iOS 10. Apple’s control over the software updates[…]

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iPhone 8 may include a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts

Upcoming OLED iPhone to have a 5.8-inch OLED screen. As you probably know, Apple is going to remove the physical home button from the upcoming iPhone 8 (or X) with OLED display. The new model will come with a new design that can be characterized with an all-glass body and screen taking the entire front. Logically, the Touch ID sensor will also be eliminated along with the Home button, and possibly embedded into the glass. Now, a new report may have shed more light on Apple’s plans for 2017. According to the new information, Apple is going to launch three[…]

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Upcoming iPhone with OLED display to offer longer battery life

New logic board design for longer battery life. Apple’s upcoming iPhone line in September 2017 may consist three new models – two LCD and one premium phone with OLED display. iPhone X or iPhone 8 with an OLED is expected to come in a radically different package embodied in an all-glass design and curved displays around the sides. The new design of the upcoming iPhones, particularly of the OLED version, may allow Apple to offer longer lasting batteries and increased screen size in devices with similar dimensions to the current 4.7-inch model. A new report from KGI Securities informs that[…]

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Report: all three iPhones in 2017 to have wireless charging

iPhone X, 7 and 7 Plus to offer wireless charging? Another day, another report about the upcoming 2017 iPhones. This time coming from a popular analysts Chi Kue of KGI, the report claims that the 10th anniversary iPhone is designed from the ground to offer many new features including Wireless charging. According to the source, Apple has added a thin graphite layer to eliminate overheating as a result of the charging. Due to the totally different design for iPhone X that includes an all-glass body, and poor heat transfer capabilities of the glass, Apple decided to add an additional layer[…]

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