This week on AI: See the final 'iPhone 8' design, Apple's stellar Q3, LTE Apple Watch & more

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Early HomePod firmware, ironically, exposed a bevy of secrets about Apple's "iPhone 8," including the general design of the device and features like facial recognition. Not to be outshone, Apple shared its June-quarter financial results, which were up across the board — including a rare gain in iPad numbers.

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Everything you need to know:

  • Here's what the "iPhone 8" will look like > >
  • Apple reaped $45.4 billion in revenue during the June quarter, with healthy iPhone and iPad sales > >
  • The "iPhone 8" should have a 5.15-inch practical display area with 2436x1125 resolution > >
  • It will also have features like "tap to wake," but embedded Touch ID is uncertain > >
  • The phone's "SmartCam" software may do scene recognition for better photos > >
  • When shooting video, it may support 4K resolution at 60 frames per second — on both the front and the back > >
  • Apple claims its sustainable forest efforts are covering all its paper packaging > >
  • The company is still figuring out a direction for augmented reality glasses > >
  • Apple may be putting out an LTE Apple Watch later this year > >

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