Despite the launch of the Galaxy S8 and the age of the iPhone 7, the data collected by CIRP for the quarter ending June shows that more consumers switched to an iPhone from an Android than over the past 12 months.
Apple is reportedly setting up its own OLED panel research and development line in Taiwan after obtaining the necessary machinery from Sunic System. The latter is known for manufacturing systems required for setting up an OLED display production line.
According to reports coming out of the Korean media, LG Chemical will be the only supplier of batteries for Apple’s 2018 iPhone, known as the iPhone 9 as of now. This is no doubt a massive shift for Apple in terms of policy, as the company usually uses a combination of manufacturers to procure batteries for the iPhones. This is also pretty big for LG, as Apple will no doubt become one of its biggest clients.
A former Apple executive believes Apple has “fundamentally changed” ever since the death of the company’s former CEO Steve Jobs. The comment was made by Hugh Dubberly, former creative director at Apple, in a report from Wall Street Journal.
At this point, it is unclear if Apple will ship the iPhone 8 with a fingerprint scanner embedded into its display, place it at the rear, or ditch it altogether. Rumors from various sources have been split on the position and inclusion of Touch ID on the iPhone 8 so far, and a new report from Barron’s claims that Apple now has just a few weeks to solve this fingerprint dilemma.
In his latest investor note, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has laid down his predictions for the upcoming iPhones from Apple. The analyst believes Apple will be launching three new iPhones this year, including one with a 5.2-inch screen size featuring an all new design and an OLED display.
It’s officially the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone launching, and so people are reminiscing, including one of the individuals tasked with creating the original device’s software keyboard.
Bringing manufacturing to the U.S. was one of the biggest campaign slogans of President Donald Trump back on the campaign trail last year. He even talked about getting Apple to “start building their damn computers and things in this country.” A new Bloomberg report illustrates why it doesn’t make sense for Apple to bring production to the U.S.
Ten years ago on this very day, the world changed forever as the original iPhone went on sale in the US. Apple had originally unveiled the original iPhone earlier in the year at the Macworld Expo 2007 held on January 9, 2007. The presentation from Steve Jobs had many historic moments in itself and when the iPhone was first unveiled, reviewers were not particularly optimistic about it.
Scott Forstall, Greg Christine, and Tony Fadell Recount Their Work on Creating UI for the Original iPhone
With the iPhone celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, many members of the original engineering team have recounted about their experience on working with Steve Jobs on creating the device. 10 years ago, Apple had unveiled the original iPhone in June itself that had then gone on to revolutionise the world.