The iPhone 8 is going to be significantly smaller in hand than what its 5.8-inch display size would suggest thanks to the lack of bezels. However, it looks like the same cannot be said for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. As per a source of TechnoBuffalo, the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus will be slightly bigger than their predecessors in every department.
Last year, in all its wiseness, the New York City Police Department decided to equip its police force with Windows Phone running smartphones. In total, the NYPD gave away 36,000 smartphones to its officers over the last two years. Now, with Microsoft all but abandoning the platform, NYPD now aims to equp its police officers with iPhones by the end of this year.
Previous patents and comments from Apple have signalled at potential Apple Pencil support for the iPhone. Today, two more patent applications surrounding the Apple Pencil which clearly mention the iPhone as a target product for the stylus.
With the iPhone 8 reportedly entering mass production, it’s just a matter of time before Apple holds an event in September to officially unveil the device. Apple has generally unveiled new iPhones within the first two weeks of September, and now, Mac4Ever claims that the company will be holding the iPhone 8 launch event on September 12 this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.