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Topic: iPhone 8

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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Shares of Apple close at all-time high of $160.08, blowing past previous record

08/08/2017, 04:08 pm

As hype for the "iPhone 8" continues to build, investors are buying in on Apple stock, sending shares to new record highs on Tuesday. The gains held throughout the day, allowing AAPL stock to close above the $160 mark for the first time ever.

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'iPhone 8' to enter mass production in mid-Sept., launch alongside 'iPhone 7s,' come in 3 colors

08/08/2017, 01:08 pm

Rumors about an "iPhone 8" delay may have been unfounded, as analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities indicated on Tuesday that the flagship handset will launch on the same day as the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 7s Plus" -- albeit in limited quantities and styles.

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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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