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Topic: iPhone 8

Inner workings of Apple's 'Face ID' camera for 'iPhone 8' detailed in report

09/09/2017, 12:09 am

Apple is widely rumored to integrate cutting-edge facial recognition solution in a next-generation iPhone many are calling "iPhone 8," and a report published Friday offers an inside look at the of the technology before its expected debut on Tuesday.

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Leaked iOS 11 GM confirms 'iPhone 8' 'Face ID' facial detection, revamped AirPods, more

09/08/2017, 11:09 pm

A deeper dive into Friday's leaked iOS 11 GM seems to reveal a slew of new features set to launch with "iPhone 8," including a facial recognition system dubbed "Face ID," new Portrait Lighting camera effects, a True Tone display and more. A new version of AirPods is also hinted at in the code.

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Supposed iOS 11 GM leak reveals new wallpapers suitable for OLED screens

09/08/2017, 10:09 pm

A golden master of iOS 11, the final version of Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, was reportedly leaked on Friday, potentially bringing with it clues as to what Apple will announce at its expected iPhone unveiling next week.

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Rumor: Supposed 'iPhone 8' box label shows up online, seemingly confirms branding

09/08/2017, 07:09 pm

A highly suspicious photo found circulating on Chinese microblogging site Weibo this week purportedly shows a box label for an unreleased "iPhone 8" model, suggesting the name will be used for at least one Apple smartphone expected to debut next week.

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Bearish analyst pushes new & unlikely reason for OLED 'iPhone 8' delay, suggests October launch

09/08/2017, 01:09 pm

An analyst who is notoriously bearish on Apple stock is pushing a new claim that that metal casing issues in the fabrication process of the "iPhone 8" are causing a problem, and claims it could be the source of a possible delay in shipping the OLED device.

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Suspected Apple VCSEL supplier reports shipment delay, unlikely to impact 'iPhone 8' availability

09/07/2017, 11:09 pm

Finisar, a manufacturer of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSEL) thought to be supplying hardware to Apple, on Thursday said it was forced to push shipments out to October due to a problem with current production units, though the delay is not predicted to impact "iPhone 8."

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Another report says OLED 'iPhone 8' to ship after standard 'iPhone 7s' models

09/07/2017, 07:09 pm

Another report has surfaced suggesting Apple will stagger the launch of new iPhone models expected to debut at a special event next week, lending credence to speculation that a hotly anticipated "iPhone 8" with OLED screen will ship later than an iPhone 7 revamp.

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Ditching Touch ID in 'iPhone 8' wasn't Apple's first choice, was forced by technical restraints - report

09/07/2017, 01:09 pm

A new report claims that Apple clung on to hope that it could retain Touch ID in the "iPhone 8," and any delays in shipping the new unit are apparently related to last-minute changes waiting on a breakthrough in the sensor being embedded in the screen.

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Second report suggests Sept. 15 OLED 'iPhone 8' preorders, but shipments not until October

09/07/2017, 08:09 am

Citing a late production start, a new report claims that while the "iPhone 8" will be up for pre-order on Sept. 15, it will not start shipping to customers until some point in October.

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Questionable slide leak hints Apple abandoned rear-mounted Touch ID on 'iPhone 8'

09/06/2017, 05:09 pm

A suspicious video of an alleged Foxconn presentation suggests that Apple was at one point testing a rear-facing Touch ID sensor on the "iPhone 8," but later abandoned the idea.

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Apple expected to begin preorders of new iPhone releases on Friday, Sept. 15

09/06/2017, 02:09 pm

With Apple's omnibus fall release event scheduled on Sept. 12, reports are circulating that Sept. 15 will see preorders for products commence -- and if the history of time elapsed between announcement and pre-order is any indication, the rumors are correct.

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Samsung is sole supplier of costly 'iPhone 8' OLED, putting Apple in 'urgent need' of alternatives

09/06/2017, 12:09 pm

The upcoming launch of the "iPhone 8" will reportedly see Apple in a precarious position in terms of parts, as the only company currently capable of producing OLED panels for the new edge-to-edge display is said to be rival Samsung.

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Rumor: Photos show Foxconn shipping pallets of 'iPhone 8' units to Apple in USA

09/06/2017, 09:09 am

A pair of photos from China claim to show pallets of "iPhone 8" units boxed up to be sent to Apple in America, ahead of next Tuesday's highly anticipated unveiling at the Steve Jobs Theater.

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Apple Events app for Apple TV updated ahead of Sept. 12 keynote

09/05/2017, 06:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its Apple Events tvOS app with assets teasing the upcoming Sept. 12 media event, at which the company is expected to unveil a trio of new iPhones, an LTE Apple Watch and next-generation Apple TV with 4K capabilities.

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Alleged SIM trays for Apple's 'iPhone 8' hint at gold, silver & black as only colors

09/05/2017, 09:09 am

Leaked SIM trays for Apple's OLED-based "iPhone 8" may support the notion that the phone will come in just three colors: black, silver, and a new copper/"blush" shade of gold.

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Prolific leaker claims 'iPhone 8' will cost between $999 and $1199, depending on configuration

09/04/2017, 08:09 am

One of the more visible sources of "iPhone 8" rumors has chimed in on the price of the device, claiming that a 64-gigabyte configuration will cost $999 -- with the rumored 512-gigabyte version retailing for $1,199.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' may allow triggering Siri by holding sleep/wake button

09/02/2017, 12:09 pm

To get around the absence of a physical home button, the "iPhone 8" may let people trigger Siri by holding down the sleep/wake button when they're not using "Hey Siri."

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Rumors rename 'iPhone 7s' to 'iPhone 8,' leaving moniker for Apple's $1000+ OLED model up for debate

09/01/2017, 02:09 pm

A pair of reports from differing sources claim that Apple has allegedly shifted branding of the 2017 iPhones, with the "iPhone 7s" family now being called the "iPhone 8" -- but the name of the high-end OLED device is in conflict between the two sources.

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Analyst predicts Apple supplier stranglehold on 'iPhone 8' 3D sensing tech impacting Chinese OEMs

08/31/2017, 12:08 pm

The VCSEL technology said to be supplied by Lumentum for the "iPhone 8" has reportedly been offered to Apple as part of an exclusive supply deal, which will cut down on competitive technologies in the short term, with effects of the deal echoing well into 2018.

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Apple invites press to Sept. 12 event at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater for 'iPhone 8'

08/31/2017, 12:08 pm

Apple on Thursday confirmed rumors by sending out a media invite to a Sept. 12 press event, where the company will likely introduce the OLED-based "iPhone 8" and a slew of other products.

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