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Topic: iPhone 8

Photos show alleged cover glass, sensor notch for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/08/2017, 11:08 am

As Apple's "iPhone 8" enters the home stretch, new images published on Tuesday are said to depict the device's cover glass, apparently backing leaks about the device's edge-to-edge OLED display.

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Internet thirsty for rumors sees 'iPhone 8' mirage in generic smartphone case

08/08/2017, 01:08 am

Silly season is officially in full swing. On Monday, blogs lit up when Evan Blass, known for his accurate smartphone hardware leaks, joined the "iPhone 8" rumor fray by posting an image of a digitally rendered device enshrouded in what appears to be an Urban Armor Gear case. Rumor mongers are interpreting the "leak" to mean case makers are betting on designs that show off iPhone's entire screen...just like every smartphone case ever made.

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'iPhone 8' rumor roundup: X-ray shows wireless charging coil, new color option, HomePod leak & more

08/07/2017, 08:08 pm

An image supposedly leaked from Foxconn appears to show a wireless charging coil, stacked logic board and other components rumored for inclusion in Apple's "iPhone 8." Other recent leaks and news point to new color options, facial recognition features, potential OLED constraints and more.

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Copper-colored 'iPhone 8' pops up on Chinese social media, provenance unknown

08/07/2017, 11:08 am

More posts from Chinese social media have popped up, purporting to show a new copper color for the forthcoming "iPhone 8" -- but it is unclear if the pictures are legitimate parts or mockups.

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Foxconn exec's social media post claims high rejection rate for 'iPhone 8' OLED screens

08/07/2017, 09:08 am

A social media posting by a known Foxconn executive claims that the supply chain for the "iPhone 8" is having difficulty with producing acceptable quantities of the OLED screen for the device, and is claiming a 40 percent defect rate because of custom cuts in the substrate that Apple is demanding for the device.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' may do facial recognition while laying on tables & desks

08/06/2017, 03:08 pm

Code found in Apple's HomePod firmware may suggest that the "iPhone 8's" facial recognition system -- internally dubbed "Pearl" -- will be able to scan someone and unlock a device while it's resting on a flat surface, instead of forcing users to pick it up and aim the camera.

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Purported 'iPhone 8' production photo shows L-shaped battery, wireless charging coil

08/05/2017, 10:08 am

A new photo of the alleged "iPhone 8" engineering validation test codenamed "Ferrari" has been published on social media, with the image showing the locations of the charging coil, the stacked main board, and a void for where the L-shaped battery goes.

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Apple nixes plans to incorporate under-glass Touch ID in 'iPhone 8,' insider says

08/04/2017, 11:08 pm

Apple has decided against an embedded Touch ID solution for its forthcoming "iPhone 8" handset, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, leaving the door open for competitor Samsung to debut similar technology in next year's Galaxy Note 9.

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Samsung operating 7 OLED lines at full capacity for Apple's 'iPhone 8,' report says

08/04/2017, 10:08 am

Samsung Display will reportedly be operating seven OLED production lines at "full scale" this month in order to churn out panels for Apple's "iPhone 8," the first iPhone to use OLED technology.

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Apple 'iPhone 8' front and rear cameras to record 4K video at 60fps, firmware suggests

08/03/2017, 07:08 pm

The recently leaked HomePod firmware continues to yield clues as to what the public can expect from Apple's "iPhone 8," with the latest report suggesting both front- and rear-facing cameras will support 4K video recording at 60 frames per second.

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New concept art shows how Apple may adapt iOS 11 to 'iPhone 8' display notch

08/03/2017, 12:08 pm

New images published on Thursday offer a glimpse at how iOS 11 could conform to the unique edge-to-edge OLED display of this fall's "iPhone 8," which will have a sensor "notch" at the top, and do away with a physical home button and its surrounding bezel at the bottom.

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Video: Will Apple's 'iPhone 8' launch in September?

08/03/2017, 11:08 am

After numerous rumors suggested the "iPhone 8" may not launch until as late as November, the guidance for Apple's next fiscal quarter suggests that the flagship handset could debut sooner than expected. AppleInsider brings you up to speed on the news and rumors you need to know in this new video.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' facial recognition to aid in Apple Pay payments, code suggests

08/02/2017, 06:08 pm

Code discovered in recently leaked HomePod firmware suggests Apple's "iPhone 8" will integrate facial recognition into the Apple Pay process, though it appears the technology will not completely replace physical Touch ID.

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'iPhone 8' SmartCam may adjust lighting, focus based on AI recognition of object being photographed

08/02/2017, 03:08 pm

The latest HomePod firmware leak suggests that Apple is planning to introduce new machine learning capabilities that will allow the iPhone's camera to recognize objects and types of scenes in real time, and adjust settings accordingly for the best-possible photo.

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Apple stock hits all time high on news of strong Q3 sales, promising Q4 guidance

08/01/2017, 06:08 pm

Apple stock prices hit an all-time high in extended trading on Tuesday, flirting with the $160 mark, after the company reported better than expected earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2017 and strong guidance for the coming quarter.

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Drama in Apple's quarterly earnings expected from 'iPhone 8' launch guidance, not actual results

08/01/2017, 10:08 am

After the close of business on Tuesday, Apple will report the results for what is seasonally its slowest quarter of the year, with Apple and industry watchers predicting around $44 billion in revenue. But all eyes are on Apple's guidance for the fourth fiscal quarter, to see how confident the company is about the "iPhone 8" launch.

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Watch: HomePod firmware reveals 'iPhone 8' details

08/01/2017, 03:08 am

Apple inadvertently released firmware for its forthcoming HomePod speaker over the weekend, and in doing so leaked loads of information related to a next-generation iPhone.

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HomePod firmware points to 'iPhone 8' split status bar, tap to wake, embedded Touch ID in question

08/01/2017, 12:08 am

Digging deeper into HomePod firmware that was released over the weekend, developer Steven Troughton-Smith is coming up with additional details surrounding Apple's next-generation iPhone, including what could be confirmation of a split status bar user interface and a new "tap to wake" feature.

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Apple's established 'staircase model' suggests 'iPhone 8' price could reach $1100

07/31/2017, 01:07 pm

A new analysis details Apple's historical pricing trends with the iPhone, and predicts that the 256-gigabyte "iPhone 7s Plus" could reach a price as high as $1100, with the "iPhone 8" at that point or even higher.

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HomePod firmware digging affirms 'iPhone 8' will have 5.15" display area with 2436x1125 resolution

07/31/2017, 12:07 pm

Apple's anticipated "iPhone 8" will pack more pixels than ever into a screen size slightly smaller than the iPhone 7 Plus, the latest details culled from Apple's own HomePod firmware reveal.

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