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

We’ve seen devices for brute-forcing phone passcodes before. This $500 box, demonstrated on video by YouTuber “EverythingApplePro”, uses an exploit in iOS 10.3.3 and iOS 11 beta to brute-force hack and bypass the Lock screen passcode of up to three iPhone 7/Plus handsets at a time—but it could take days to work, depending on the complexity of the passcode.

Apple Posts Six New Videos Highlighting iOS 11 Features for iPad

Yesterday, Apple’s official YouTube channel was refreshed with half a dozen how-to videos detailing some of the major new features coming to iPad this fall with iOS 11, including the spring-loaded Dock, a new Files app, drag and drop, enhanced multitasking and more.

McDonald's Uses iPhone 8 Render in Promotional Email

Fast food giant McDonald’s lit up social media around the world today with an interesting email campaign promoting its mobile-ordering app in Australia that wouldn’t be worth a mention if it weren’t for the fact that the ad is based on an iPhone 8 mockup image.

How to Enable hidden Dark mode on iPhone in iOS 11

Dark mode gives your iPhone a very gorgeous look but until now we don't have official dark mode. Thankfully in iOS 11 there is a new hidden accessibility feature that gets us really close to what we want to see. The new Smart Invert feature inverts UI colors like the background, buttons, text but it leaves off media like images, icons and other assets.

Apple Watch Series 3 May Feature an eSim, No Direct Phone Call Support

Revered Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities wrote in a new report to clients Wednesday that Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE is unlikely to support cellular voice calling at launch as the Cupertino firm is expected to focus on delivering data to users faster.

iOS 10.3.3 vs iOS 11 beta 6 [Speed test]

A couple of days ago Apple seeded the sixth beta of iOS 11 to developers and it brought a few new features and bugs fixes. With the release date of final iOS 11 build closing in and six betas already out, it’s once again time to compare how iOS 11 compares to the latest iOS 10.3 release in terms of performance.

Instagram Now Organizes Comments Into Threads

In order to make it easier to keep track of conversations and respond to a specific thread, Instagram today announced comment threading in its mobile app for iPhone and iPad.

Apple releases beta 6 of iOS 11, watchOS 4, macOS High Sierra 10.13, and tvOS 11

Apple has seeded the sixth beta version of iOS 11 to developers for testing. Apple had released the first beta version just after the WWDC keynote a little over two weeks ago where it gave us a sneak peek of the next major software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

These iPhone 8 Renders Look Like Apple Marketing Shots

We’re only a few weeks away from Apple’s September event that will serve as a launchpad for Apple’s highly anticipated tenth-anniversary handset. While the rumors have mostly revolved around possible hardware advances for the OLED iPhone model, one aspect has remained largely overlooked thus far: how Apple could market iPhone 8.

How Should Apple Embrace the Notch Design in the iPhone 8?

Taking Steven Troughton-Smith’s findings regarding iPhone 8’s resizable, auto-hideable virtual Home button and a split status bar on either side of a notch at the top of an OLED display, user interface designer Maksim Petriv took it upon himself to imagine how popular apps like Apple’s Music, Instagram and Twitter might embrace the notch and look like running on iPhone 8.

Here's the Metrics for the iPhone 8's Split Status Bar

Aside from discovering that iPhone 8’s virtual Home button might be resizable, as well as automatically hide and show as needed, iOS developer Steven Troughton-Smith has uncovered alleged metrics for a split status bar at the top of the phone’s OLED display.

How to jailbreak iOS 9.3.5 with Phœnix

Author Jonathan Levin has posted a writeup detailing how the Phoenix jailbreak of iOS 9.3.5 works. The semi-tethered Phoenix jailbreak was recently released by @tihmstar (author of Prometheus) and @S1guza (author of Cl0ver). It works on all 32-bit devices running iOS 9.3.5.

Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.3.2, Downgrading or Saving SHSH2 Blobs No Longer Possible

Apple systematically stops signing older firmware for its mobile devices a couple of weeks after a new firmware release to prevent downgrades. Although they’re slightly late this time around, they’ve closed the signing window for iOS 10.3.2 three weeks following the release of iOS 10.3.3.

iPhone 8 in ‘Copper Gold’ Revealed in Renders and Dummy Unit

iPhone 8 is said to come in three colors—Black, Silver and Gold—and The Loop’s Dave Mark today was forwarded interesting images of some dummy units originally received by Ben Miller, who works for a publisher that owns a site that sells iPhone repair kits.

iPhone 8 Could Mute Notifications When the User Is Looking Directly at the Screen

There will be more, a whole lot more to that sophisticated 3D sensor that should come outfitted on the OLED iPhone than originally thought, with a new discovery indicating that Apple’s tenth anniversary phone might suppress notification sounds if you’re looking at it.

iPhone 8 Said to Enter Mass Production Mid-September, Launch With iPhone 7s

Backtracking from his earlier claim that iPhone 8 might offer fewer casing colors to “maintain its boutique image,” respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI Securities is now saying that all three iPhone models slated for release this year will come in only three color options—Black, Silver and Gold—and launch simultaneously in September.

Apple Seeds iOS 11 Beta 5 to Developers

As Apple continues testing iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch ahead of its scheduled fall release, the Cupertino technology giant today seeded a fifth beta of the upcoming software update to the registered developers and members of the Apple Developer Program.

Redesigned Apple Watch with LTE chip coming later this year

An LTE-enabled Apple Watch always felt inevitable, but now that a new report has surfaced suggesting it could launch as early as this year, some questions have to be asked.

New The Rock x Siri Ads Show Off Translation and HomeKit

Apple on Friday released a pair of new Siri mini-ads featuring Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock.

Apple Plans to Release Cellular Apple Watch Later This Year [Report]

Apple is planning to release an LTE-flavored version of its smartwatch later this year, reports Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with the matter, the outlet’s Mark Gurman says that the wearable will feature an LTE modem from Intel that will reduce its reliance on the iPhone.
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