A safe bet is that Apple is going to announce a new iPhone, or maybe three new iPhones, at an event in early September.
The expectation at this point is that Apple will be going with a “notch design” for the iPhone 8, and it looks like even McDonald’s is on board with the idea.
iOS 11 Let’s You Quickly Disable Touch ID and Call Emergency Services By Pressing Power Button Five Times
Apple has introduced a new way to quickly disable Touch ID on iPhones with iOS 11. With the latest public beta of the OS, you can quickly press the power button five times to disable Touch ID or call the emergency services.
With Apple employees slowing shifting to Apple Park, construction work at the site is now slowly coming to an end. The latest drone footage from Matthew Roberts shows finally touches being applied to the site’s construction work.
The tragedy of the “you’re running low on storage” popup is that it often strikes at the worst possible time. Often when you’re trying to record a video, or when you really need to download an app. Apple seems to have wised up on this problem. iOS 11 is filled with intelligent and automatic ways of managing storage space. One such feature – Offload Unused Apps – promises that you’ll never see that unfortunate low storage pop up ever again.
Analysts have long predicted that the iPhone 8 will come with wireless charging by default. A new leak from Chinese social media site Weibo is giving us our first glimpse of the components that could possibly be used by Apple for this feature. Two separate images, with one showing the wireless charging circuitry laid out on a plastic tray and the other displayed on a PCB (printed circuit board) give us a good idea of what to expect.
Apple released the sixth beta version of iOS 11 to developers a few days back. The update, which was followed by the release of public beta 5, comes with a number of bug fixes and improvements. The most notable changes are the new icons of some stock iOS apps, such as the App Store, Reminders, and Maps app. Additionally, there’s a new zoom-in animation when you unlock your iPhone.
Apple Pay Support Removed from Websites Promoting White Supremacy and Hate Groups [Update: Apple Donating $2 Million]
Apple today joined a handful of other companies to take a firm stand against white nationalists and hate groups. The company has disabled Apple Pay support for a bunch of websites run by a group of white nationalists and were selling apparel and paraphernalia.
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The iPhone 8 is expected to be unveiled in the early part of September, but with only a few weeks to go, there’s still time for some new concepts to surface.