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Topic: iPhone 8

Watch: Everything Apple is expected to announce at its Sept. 12 event

08/30/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple is anticipated to hold its annual iPhone event on Sept. 12, where a slate of new products like a flagship "iPhone 8," LTE Apple Watch and more are expected to debut. Check out all the latest launch rumors in this video.

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No, the iPhone home button is not dead (yet)

08/30/2017, 01:08 pm

Gesture controls are the touchscreen equivalent of keyboard shortcuts on a traditional computer -- that is to say they are meant for pro users. For that reason, users shouldn't expect that Apple will kill off the iPhone home button entirely anytime soon, despite radical changes expected on the pro-focused "iPhone 8."

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New renders & video picture status bar & 'software bar' on Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/30/2017, 12:08 pm

Hot on the heels of a report describing the buttonless interface on the "iPhone 8," designers and developers have begun circulating media hinting at what it might look like in practice.

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Apple reportedly choosing not to hide sensor 'notch' on 'iPhone 8's' OLED display

08/30/2017, 09:08 am

Making a firm design decision, Apple is said to be choosing not to hide the sensor "notch" cut into the top of the "iPhone 8's" OLED display, taking after the look of some other devices like the Essential Phone.

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'iPhone 8' software bar expected to replace Apple's iconic home button with gesture controls

08/30/2017, 08:08 am

Rather than presenting a virtual home button, the so-called "iPhone 8" is expected to instead offer a new software bar that could dramatically change how the iPhone is used, introducing new gesture controls for returning to the home screen and switching between apps.

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Apple patents sub-display fingerprint recognition technology based on acoustic imaging

08/29/2017, 04:08 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for acoustic fingerprint imaging technology accurate enough to replace existing Touch ID optical readers, bolstering rumors that the iPhone home button is not long for this world.

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Apple said to unveil 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s' and more at Sept. 12 event

08/28/2017, 10:08 am

Apple's highly anticipated product unveiling is reportedly set to take place in just a few weeks -- on Tuesday, Sept. 12 -- where the company is expected to introduce the all-new "iPhone 8," as well as other products.

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Samsung sees high memory demand ahead of Apple's 'iPhone 8' as it plans $7B production boost

08/28/2017, 09:08 am

Samsung Electronics on Monday said it expects memory demand that drove record second-quarter profits to continue into the September quarter -- something that may hint at its involvement in Apple's upcoming iPhones, particularly the "iPhone 8."

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Pictures of alleged 'iPhone 8' OLED screen, motherboard escape supply chain

08/27/2017, 09:08 pm

A new pair of parts reportedly from the "iPhone 8" have surfaced, with one of them a single layer of the device's L-shaped motherboard, and the other what is claimed to be the edge-to-edge OLED screen for the phone.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' rumored to top out at 7.5W for wireless charging

08/26/2017, 01:08 pm

Despite more powerful options being available, Apple will allegedly be going with technology capping the "iPhone 8's" wireless charging at 7.5 watts, resulting in slower speeds.

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Apple stockpiling 'massive' supply of camera lens modules ahead of 'iPhone 8'

08/25/2017, 10:08 am

Since July, Apple has reportedly been working to secure a "massive" quantity of camera lens modules for this fall's new iPhones -- something that could be aided by one of its suppliers launching a new factory by the end of September.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to make announcement in Austin on Friday [u]

08/24/2017, 10:08 pm

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned.

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Survey finds 70 percent of iPhone loyal and won't switch, 40 percent want 'iPhone 8'

08/24/2017, 02:08 pm

Approximately 70 percent of iPhone users will not consider purchasing any other smartphone, the results of a recent survey by Fluent reveals, with 40 percent of respondents looking to upgrade to an iPhone planning to choose the upcoming 'iPhone 8.'

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New report claims OLED 'iPhone 8' will start at $999, not higher $1200 price point

08/24/2017, 01:08 pm

A new report detailing why people stick with the iPhone has little in the way of new details about the "iPhone 8" -- but claims that the phone will cost $999, according to unspecified sources familiar with the situation.

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Carrier-sourced rumor suggests 'iPhone 8' launch event will take place on September 12

08/23/2017, 10:08 am

Apple is supposedly planning to reveal the 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s,' and the 'iPhone 7s Plus' on September 12, according to a French report citing a number of sources within European carriers preparing for the impending iPhone launches.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' to come with 64, 256 or 512GB of storage, 3GB of RAM - report

08/23/2017, 09:08 am

Apple is planning to ramp up storage options across the board with this fall's "iPhone 8," selling 64-, 256-, and 512-gigabyte models, according to a Chinese report.

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Anker bets on designs for Apple's 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s' & '7s Plus' with new cases

08/22/2017, 04:08 pm

A well-known accessory maker, Anker, has announced a series of cases for Apple's "iPhone 8," "7s," and "7s Plus," even though the anticipated devices are still weeks away from being revealed.

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Video: Calibration machine video allegedly shows Touch ID embedded into 'iPhone 8' Apple logo

08/22/2017, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider discusses a new iPhone 8 video, allegedly depicting a Touch ID calibration machine -- and the sensor for the technology on the back of the phone.

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Report highlights 3D facial recognition, camera tech as Apple's original efforts in 'iPhone 8'

08/22/2017, 11:08 am

While there are many anticipated features for this fall's "iPhone 8," only a handful of them will actually be novel within the smartphone world, a report pointed out on Tuesday.

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Video purports to show testing of Apple 'iPhone 8' with rear-mounted Touch ID

08/22/2017, 09:08 am

A video published on Tuesday allegedly shows Apple's "iPhone 8" in quality control testing -- with a rear-mounted Touch ID sensor, despite most recent rumors discounting that possibility.

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