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Topic: iPhone 8

Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in 'iPhone 8'

08/18/2017, 06:08 pm

Accessory maker Nodus believes Apple will abandon Touch ID fingerprint technology when it releases "iPhone 8," information the case maker gathered from supply chain sources as it worked on designs for the forthcoming handset.

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Inside iOS 11: New security feature allows users to temporarily disable Touch ID, quickly call 911

08/17/2017, 01:08 pm

The latest beta release of iOS 11 includes a new security feature, with a few button presses making it impossible to unlock your phone with Touch ID, as well as giving a quick option to dial 911. Here's how to use it.

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McDonald's uses 'iPhone 8' render to promote Australian iPhone app

08/17/2017, 10:08 am

McDonald's Australia is using a render of Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" in an email promoting the company's "mymacca's" iPhone app, various social media posts noted on Thursday.

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Alleged Apple 'iPhone 8' internal part mistakenly identified, could instead be external charging pad

08/17/2017, 08:08 am

A pair of pictures purporting to be from the "iPhone 8" wireless charging feature are clearly too large to be internal parts, but could possibly be part of the device's external charging pad.

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Apple halts returns & exchanges in Hong Kong ahead of 'iPhone 8' launch

08/15/2017, 11:08 am

Apple Hong Kong has stopped accepting most returns and exchanges for online orders made on or after August 15, in what's likely a preeemptive measure against scalpers ahead of this fall's launch of the "iPhone 8," "iPhone 7s," and "iPhone 7s Plus."

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TSMC in mass production of 10nm 'A11' chips for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/14/2017, 10:08 am

TSMC is reportedly churning out 10-nanometer "A11" processors for Apple's "iPhone 8," which is likely to be announced early next month -- even if a ship date is still nebulous.

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Rumors tap Apple's new 'iPhone 8' color as 'blush gold,' models coming in 64 & 128GB

08/14/2017, 09:08 am

At Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, the copper-tinged version of the "iPhone 8" is known internally as "blush gold," according to rumors circulated over the weekend.

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Pair of videos purport to show 'iPhone 8' rear enclosure on Foxconn production lines

08/14/2017, 08:08 am

Two videos published on Chinese social media depict workers polishing the enclosure of what appears to be the "iPhone 8," as well as a a rack to allow air circulation around the parts without human contact, or stacking.

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Barclays survey suggests Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program well suited for 'iPhone 8' pricing

08/11/2017, 05:08 pm

A new research note suggests demand is soft amongst existing iPhone owners, suggesting that only 18 percent of current iPhone owners are interested in an "iPhone 8" costing $1000 and up with cash out of pocket, but $50 a month isn't unreasonable -- a figure essentially matched by Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program.

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Apple assembly partner Foxconn reports disappointing quarter ahead of 'iPhone 8'

08/11/2017, 09:08 am

Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- reported net income of just $589 million in the June quarter, missing analyst forecasts ahead of Apple's launch of the "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 7s" this fall.

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New video offers closer look at 'copper gold' mockup of Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/10/2017, 08:08 pm

A video uploaded on Thursday offers a close-up with an alleged "iPhone 8" design dummy in "copper gold," potentially one of just three color options for Apple's upcoming flagship.

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'iPhone 8' reveal delayed to November, according to South Korean supply chain sources

08/10/2017, 12:08 pm

An alleged Apple component supplier from South Korea is claiming that the company is pushing back the launch of the "iPhone 8" to November, but will still launch the "iPhone 7s" family in September.

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Code suggests 'iPhone 8' virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

08/10/2017, 12:08 am

A deep dive into recently released HomePod firmware reveals a few bits of information regarding the operation of Apple's "iPhone 8" virtual home button, specifically in relation to app and user interactions.

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Videos of 'iPhone 8' and 'iPhone 7s Plus' mockups hit web, suggest leaks originate from single source

08/09/2017, 10:08 pm

The latest batch of dummy "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 7s" series phones have apparently made their way out of China, as a pair of videos on Wednesday offer hands-on looks at what appears to be identical device mockups.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' facial recognition tech might support Apple Pay, third-party apps, 'multi' biometrics

08/09/2017, 07:08 pm

Code uncovered in recently leaked HomePod firmware suggests the facial recognition system rumored to debut in Apple's "iPhone 8" will support payments, combined biometric security and include hooks for third-party apps.

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New dummy unit of Apple's 'iPhone 8' shows off alleged gold/copper color

08/09/2017, 04:08 pm

Photos of a supposed "iPhone 8" design dummy published on Wednesday depict the device in a rumored gold/copper color, though the dummy's provenance is unknown.

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Lumentum pinned as range-finding and face scanning laser supplier for 'iPhone 8' & 2018 model

08/09/2017, 12:08 pm

A new market analyst report is taking laser supplier Lumentum's prediction for sales and deliveries, and extrapolating that to mean that not only is the "iPhone 8" not going to see a substantial delay, but advanced 3D sensing technologies are going to be incorporated in more iPhones in 2018 than previously thought.

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New report says Apple's 'iPhone 8' already in mass production, despite recent claims

08/09/2017, 10:08 am

Apple's assembly partners are already working full-tilt on three new iPhones for this fall, acccording to one report, differing from a recent claim that the "iPhone 8" won't enter mass production until mid-September.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' may silence notification sounds when users are paying attention

08/09/2017, 09:08 am

The latest code discovery to emerge from Apple's HomePod firmware may hint that the "iPhone 8" will silence notification sounds when a person is looking at their device -- possibly taking advantage of the phone's 3D facial recognition technology.

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'iPhone 8' & 'iPhone 7s' mockups with glass backs appear as speculation about product names grows

08/09/2017, 09:08 am

New mockups of the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" have emerged, showing the widely expected glass back across the entire line, and no sign of a rear-mounted Touch ID sensor on any of the models.

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