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iOS 11 Patches Bug Used By $500 Machine Which Can Crack Open iPhone 7’s Passcode

iOS 11 Patches Bug Used By $500 Machine Which Can Crack Open iPhone 7’s Passcode

Recently, YouTuber EverythingApplePro uploaded a video showing how a $500 piece of hardware could be used to bypass the passcode protection lock on any iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It also worked on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, though only under certain scenarios.

iPhone Component Production in Taiwan Remained Unaffected Despite Massive Power Outage

iPhone Component Production in Taiwan Remained Unaffected Despite Massive Power Outage

On Tuesday, parts of Taiwan were hit by a power outage which affected the production facilities of many of Apple’s suppliers. Despite the blackout lasting for a few hours though, Apple suppliers have confirmed that there has been very limited to almost nil impact on their production and operation due to it.

Apple Stops Accepting Returns and Exchanges in Hong Kong Ahead of iPhone 8 Launch

Apple Stops Accepting Returns and Exchanges in Hong Kong Ahead of iPhone 8 Launch

Last year prior to the launch of the iPhone 7, Apple stopped accepting returns and exchanges of its products in Hong Kong. Today, the company has again updated its sales policy in Hong Kong informing customers that all products purchased through its retail or online store in the country on or after August 15, 2017 (i.e. today) cannot be returned or exchanged.

iPhone 8 Dummy Unit Hands on Gives Us a Close Look at the Final Product

iPhone 8 Dummy Unit Hands on Gives Us a Close Look at the Final Product

With most details about the iPhone 8 leaking, plenty of dummy units of the handsets have been made available in the market. Many YouTubers have gone ahead and published their hands on video with these dummy units which give us a close look at how the iPhone 8 will look like in real life.

HomePod Firmware Reveals iPhone 8 Virtual Home Button Can Resize and Hide Itself

HomePod Firmware Reveals iPhone 8 Virtual Home Button Can Resize and Hide Itself

The HomePod firmware that Apple published a few weeks ago has inadvertently revealed a lot about the upcoming iPhone 8. Now, thanks to more prodding work by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, it has been revealed that the virtual Home button on the iPhone 8 can change its size depending on the content being displayed on the screen.

Former Senior Google Executive Says ‘If You Truly Care About Great Photography, You Own an iPhone’

Former Senior Google Executive Says ‘If You Truly Care About Great Photography, You Own an iPhone’

Vic Gundotra, former Googler and credited for creating Google+, has said in a Facebook post that he would never use an Android phone for clicking photos. Instead, he praises what Apple has managed to achieve with the iPhone 7 and computational photography.

Kuo: Apple ‘Committed’ to Having LG Display as OLED Panel Supplier in 2018

Kuo: Apple ‘Committed’ to Having LG Display as OLED Panel Supplier in 2018

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest note says that Samsung will soon be joined by LG Display in supplying OLED panels to iPhone. He claims that Apple is “committed” to having LG as one of its OLED supplier by 2018 and is strongly pushing the company for it.

More Android Users Switched to an iPhone Than Ever Before Last Quarter Over 12 Months

More Android Users Switched to an iPhone Than Ever Before Last Quarter Over 12 Months

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 Reportedly Setting Up Own OLED Panel R&D Line in Taiwan

Apple Reportedly Setting Up Own OLED Panel R&D Line in Taiwan

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.

Report: LG Will Be the Sole Supplier of iPhone 9 Batteries

Report: LG Will Be the Sole Supplier of iPhone 9 Batteries

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.