04/17/2017, 12:04 pm
A Wall Street analyst claims Apple has yet to finalize an embedded fingerprint recognition for this year's OLED-based "iPhone 8," leading him to speculate that the phone could ship late -- or without a fingerprint sensor at all.
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04/17/2017, 11:04 am
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04/17/2017, 10:04 am
In an apparent bid to diversify its supply chain and reduce reliance on rival Samsung, Apple is said to be pushing LG Display to enter the small- to medium-sized OLED business, potentially in time for a 2018 iPhone update.
04/17/2017, 09:04 am
Early on Monday a new diagram purporting to be of the "iPhone 8" surfaced, including questionable specifics about exactly how close the screen comes to the edge of the enclosure, and how the sensors adjacent to the phone's ear speaker are aligned.
04/16/2017, 03:04 am
Garmin's Fenix 5 is an impressive smartwatch for people serious about fitness or the outdoors, but probably both too much and too little for people expecting something like the Apple Watch.
04/15/2017, 01:04 am
The rumor mill is working overtime this year, suggesting that Apple is looking at debuting three new iPhone models, including an "iPhone 8" loaded with new technology, and a new design. AppleInsider examines why, in the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, that this seems likely.
04/14/2017, 02:04 pm
Popular indie game Fez is coming to mobile platforms later in 2017 -- including at least Apple's iOS, developer Polytron revealed this week.
04/14/2017, 11:04 am
The attitude displayed by Apple's Siri assistant can really be attributed to programmers, not voice work, according to the actress responsible for Siri's U.S. female voice, Susan Bennett.
04/14/2017, 11:04 am
Apple has aired three new commercials in Turkey as part of the country's Children's Day celebrations, with the trio of regional spots continuing the 'Shot on iPhone' campaign filmed by 11-year-old children.
04/13/2017, 04:04 pm
Geographic app store estimates spanning multiple companies and platforms suggest that Apple's App Store, buoyed by growth beyond just games, is the top individual seller by company in China, but not by platform.
04/13/2017, 02:04 pm
Several interested parties have filed amicus curae briefings with the Supreme Court, urging the body to discuss the second Apple versus Samsung patent trial, and specifically evaluate the "obviousness" of Apple's Slide-to-unlock patent, and how it may have been misinterpreted by lower courts.
04/13/2017, 01:04 pm
Motorola Solutions has signed a deal with the police in Victoria, Australia, which will provide 10,000 frontline officers with access to iPhones and iPads, in order to provide real-time information to officers and help improve their productivity.
04/13/2017, 12:04 pm
It's silly season in "iPhone 8" rumor reporting, with the latest supposed "leaked schematics" claiming the handset will move the home button and Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the back of the device, and also feature a chassis considerably thicker than even the iPhone SE. AppleInsider attempts to bring some sanity to the discussion.
04/13/2017, 11:04 am
Following its takeover by Apple, iOS automation app Workflow will no longer get any significant updates, according to emails sent to some customers.
04/13/2017, 10:04 am
Google will announce a "brand new experience" for Google Earth on Apr. 18 -- something which could simultaneously signal a much-needed upgrade of the Earth iOS app to 64-bit code.
04/12/2017, 04:04 pm
Joining Lincoln, three more auto brands -- Acura, Jeep, and Hyundai -- have unveiled CarPlay-equipped vehicles ahead of this weekend's New York International Auto Show.
04/12/2017, 01:04 pm
Ford-owned Lincoln on Wednesday revealed the 2018 Navigator, which will support both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through Ford's SYNC 3 interface.
04/12/2017, 09:04 am
Apple is expected to introduce a number of new technologies in this year's anticipated flagship "iPhone 8," but it is the efforts to integrate the Touch ID fingerprint sensor into the handset's display that are apparently causing the company the most trouble.
Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung's Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn't quite functional yet
04/11/2017, 10:04 pm
A year ago Samsung touted waterproofing claims for the Galaxy S7 that didn't hold water. Six months ago, Samsung said its Galaxy Note 7 battery fires were under control before they flared up again. This season, Samsung's newest flagship also has features that simply don't work yet, including its Bixby voice service that was supposed to rival Apple's Siri.
04/11/2017, 06:04 pm
In an interview published on Tuesday, a New York University graduate student described working at a Pegatron factory near Shanghai last year as a summer project, where he assembled the iPhone 6s and later the iPhone 7.