additional restrictions: iPhone 8
Apple is expected to adhere to the contract and pay up the patent royalties it owes to Qualcomm, else the court expanses would be too high, says Qualcomm CEO.
Your next iPhone might have a mirror-like finish
An unconfirmed leak suggests that the iPhone 8 will feature a reflective finish as one of its color options. A trio of standard colors will also be available, but it is unknown which colors they are.
Rumor: Apple to scrap Touch ID with the iPhone 8
Seeing its debut on the iPhone 5S, Apple's Touch ID has become a staple feature across the company's lineup of devices. However, a recent report suggests that the company is looking to introduce a new form of authentication with the next iPhone.
Rumor: iPhone 8 to have faster charging with a 10W wall charger
Apple's next iPhone is rumored to come with a 10W USB-C wall charger, giving users a faster charging experience. Still, consumers should not expect to see a USB-C port in place of the company's signature Lightning port on the device itself.
Leak purports to show the first real face of the iPhone 8
A reddit user has allegedly revealed the front panel of the iPhone 8, and it looks more like the Essential Phone than a Galaxy S8 or iPhone.
Apple hits $800 billion market valuation
The Cupertino Giant set a record at market close on Tuesday by eclipsing $800 billion in market capitalization, a first for any U.S. company.
New iPhones on track to go on sale in October
A Economic Daily News report claims that production of iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s are on track for the new iPhones to be announced by Apple in September and go on sale in October.
New iPhone 8 benchmarks debunked
New iPhone 8 benchmarks show the phone beating the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 by a significant margin, but upon further investigation, the benchmarks have been proven false.
Apple might launch only two iPhones instead of three this year
The rumors surrounding Apple's iPhone production drama seem to never end. The latest unconfirmed news suggest that there are only two iPhones currently being worked on, instead of three.
Touch ID issues may delay production of the iPhone 8
Apple's reluctance to compromise on Touch ID may prevent the upcoming iPhone from launching on schedule. The company sees the feature as a prerequisite for getting rid of its device's physical buttons.
iPhone launch may be delayed until end of year
Apple may much back the release date of its revamped iPhone with a 5.8-inch OLED display until October or even November, according to a new Chinese report.
Apple has ordered 70 million bendable OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone 8
The iPhone 8 will have a curved display, hence the reason for Apple's large bendable OLED order. The company has contracted Samsung to produce the panels for the device which is expected to launch later this year.
Wireless charging on iPhone 8 may ultimately be a letdown
Analyst Christopher Rolland spoke to suppliers and tech companies in Asia in order to research more about the latest info along Apple's supply chain. According to his sources, wireless charging on the new iPhones is not exactly fast.
Apple iOS 10.3 now publicly available
The update brings a shift to Apple's new APFS file system, which should increase overall system performance and better allocate storage space. There are a few other changes as well.
Apple's iPhone 8 should launch in September, but in limited quantities
Barclays analysts believe that although the upcoming iPhone (generally known as the iPhone 8) will launch in September, a limited initial supply will force Apple to ship the majority of devices later in the year.
Apple's iPhone 8 will look similar to the original iPhone
Industry officials claim that Apple's next iPhone will have a curved, all-glass back case. This design resembles the original iPhone, whose back case was also curved but made of aluminum. The new iPhone is expected to be larger and slimmer than the original though.
Wireless charging company Powermat pledges compatibility with upcoming iPhones
Powermat says it intends to support whatever wireless charging system Apple comes up with, reassuring businesses and consumers that it would not leave iPhone users high and dry if Apple was to go an unconventional route.
Apple's iPhone refresh details get further confirmation
In light of new information, Nikkei Asian Review now states that Apple's iPhone 8 will feature three configurations, one of which is the 5.8-inch OLED version. In addition, we're also getting two smaller versions of the iPhone 8 sometime this year.
iPhone 8 to feature iris scanner, insider sources say
This latest news confirms a number of features that Apple insiders and users have said will almost certainly be in the next iPhone. Most interestingly, the sources mentioned an iris scanner, a feature that appeared in the Galaxy Note 7 and will appear in the upcoming Samsung flagship devices.
Upcoming anniversary iPhone could set buyers back upward of $1000
The new OLED screen that stretches across the entire front of the phone is the primary reason for the price hike, sources say, as it may be costing Apple twice as much as the LCD used in current iPhones.
iPhone 8 will support wireless charging, reports say
"Industry sources" have provided further confirmation that Apple's next flagship will allow for wireless charging, though it remains to be seen how the company will implement the feature.
User-share of Macs may have hit a five-year-low, but Gartner predicts future Apple domination
Despite missed sales expectations and a five-year-low user share, research firm Gartner is predicting that iOS and macOS devices will overtake Windows in terms of devices shipped per-annum.
Major chip foundries having trouble with 10nm chip production
Sources say that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), responsible for producing chips based on Samsung's 10nm design, is having issues with a lower-than-expected yield from the manufacturing process.
iPhone 8 rumors: Plastic, not glass?
The latest rumor out of South Korea regarding the iPhone 8 says that Apple has ordered all plastic OLED displays from their supplier, Samsung.
Apple's wireless AirPods now available for purchase
After several delays, Apple's AirPods are now listed on Apple's online store.
Apple iPhone 2017: iPhone 8 or iPhone 7s or both?
A weird rumor was brought to our attention today suggesting that next year's iPhones may only receive a minor update and may be called iPhone 7s after all. Does that mean, Apple will introduce both iPhone 7s and iPhone 8 next year?
Afraid of Apple hogging all the OLED screens, top China vendors cooperate to establish new supply chain
Chinese smartphone vendors Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and BBK are working together with Royole, specialist in thin, flexible panels, to secure a new OLED supply chain.
Study shows over 99% of counterfeit Apple chargers dangerous: watchdog group
UK watchdog Trading Standards tested 400 counterfeit "Apple" chargers for basic safety violations. Only 3 passed.
Apple working on "more than 10" designs prototypes for next iPhone
Distinct new features include curved and OLED displays.
Apple iPhone 8: Wrap-around OLED display and two regular models?
A new report from KGI suggests that Apple may add a third iPhone to the lineup in 2017. This third model will be the most interesting one containing an OLED-display that apparently wraps around the edges of the iPhone.
iPhone manufacturing might be moved to USA
"iPhone: Made in the USA?" Apple may ask iPhone manufacturers to move production to the United States in the future.
Two 5.5-inch iPhone models coming in 2017
According to a KGI Securities analyst, Apple is planning to add three new iPhone models in 2017 - one with a 4.7-inch display, the other two being 5.5-inch variants. One of the larger models will feature an LCD touchscreen, while the premium variant will become the first iPhone to use the OLED display technology.
Apple iPhone 8: Barclays thinks, there will be a bezel-less 5 and 5.8 inch design
Another group of analysts at Barclays Research believe, that the iPhone 8 will be a largely bezel-less phone with increased displays areas. However, there is disagreement over the way the Home Button will be implemented in the next iPhone.
Apple iPhone 8: Sharp's president confirmed switch to OLED panels
Sharp's president Tau Jeng-wu recently affirmed Apple's switch to OLED panels for their next generation iPhone in a speech held before students at Tatung university in Tapei. Apple is said to release at least one iPhone 8 model with curved OLED screen next year.
Apple iPhone 8: Foxconn is developing wireless charging modules
According to Nikkei Asian Review, Foxconn is currently in the process of developing and testing wireless charging modules for next year's Apple iPhone. However, yield rates are not satisfactory so far, the source says.
Apple iPhone 8: Three models in development, all with glass backs?
Apple may have three iPhone-models in development according to Nikkei Asian Review. All of them will have glass backs and differ in size between 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch.
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