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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 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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