iPhone 8 Case Leak Shows Vertical Camera Layout, Touch ID Sensor at Front

This morning, Twitter account KKSneakLeaks posted an image of what appears to be a protective clear case for iPhone 8 created by Chinese manufacturer Beyond. The case is most likely based on leaked iPhone 8 schematics, alleged technical drawings, claimed production diagrams and CAD models.

Apple to Revamp Apple Music App With Focus on Video in iOS 11

Bloomberg BusinessWeek today ran an extensive profile of Jimmy Iovine, 64, who runs Apple Music. In it, he reveals some of Apple’s plans for the service, including new video-centric features coming to Apple Music as part of iOS 11. Iovine says Apple could release up to ten original series on Apple Music this year. Essentially, it boils down to turning Apple’s music-streaming service into a one-stop shop for pop culture.

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 Beta 5 to Developers [Download]

Apple on Thursday seeded the fifth beta of iOS 10.3.2 to developers. The update comes just 3 days after beta 4 was released, and registered iOS developers can install it over-the-air, or via the dev center.

Leaked iPhone 8 Schematic With Vertical Dual-Lens Camera, Wireless Charging? [Image]

An alleged iPhone 8 schematic leaked today features a dual-lens vertically aligned rear camera and hints at wireless charging. With that in mind, we have to suggest a dose of cynicism here, but this new leak of supposed iPhone 8 schematics does jive well with information appearing elsewhere.

Verizon Launches Unlimited Data Plan for Prepaid Customers

Verizon on Tuesday announced that it’s launching a new unlimited data plan for its prepaid customers. Starting today you can activate the plan, which features unlimited data, talk and text, for $80 per month.

iOS 10.3.1 / 10.3 Jailbreak By Pangu Demoed

Images have surfaced on Chinese blogging site Weibo which appear to show a working jailbreak for Apple’s current firmware, iOS 10.3.1. Whilst details are extremely thin on the ground at present, they appear to be genuine and are an encouraging sight for jailbreakers everywhere.

Fourth betas of iOS 10.3.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2 & tvOS 10.2.1 now available

Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 beta 4 to developers for testing. The build number is 14F5086a. Members of the Apple Developer Program can now deploy iOS 10.3.2 beta 4 (build 14F5086a), macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 4 (build 16F67a), watchOS 3.2.2 beta 4 (build 14V5485a) and tvOS 10.2.1 beta 4 (build 14W5583a) through the Software Update mechanism.

Alleged 'iPhone 8' CNC Dummy Model Leaked [Photos]

Aside from publishing a purported drawing of iPhone 8’s logic board this morning that’s “only 70 percent accurate,” Benjamin Gasket this past week shared photos of a dummy CNC iPhone model obtained from a Foxconn source. Of note, it features a single cutout for a vertically aligned dual-camera system with no other cutouts on the backside.

Renders of 'iPhone 8' With Rear Touch ID Based on Leaked Schematics [Images]

A pair of purported iPhone 8 design drawings that “leaked” recently depict Apple’s upcoming flagship as having a vertical dual-camera layout and a rear-mounted Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Today, these alleged schematics received a cool CAD treatment, courtesy of Instagram user bro.king. He went about creating a 3D model of a future iPhone with a rear-mounted Touch ID sensor, based on supposed technical drawings, and this is what he came up with.

Apple Hires Two Satellite Experts From Google

Today’s report from Bloomberg on Apple’s latest high-profile hirings includes a passage that sheds light on Boeing’s alleged talks with Apple regarding a broadband satellite service. According to Boeing’s regulatory filing, the aerospace giant is planning to blanket the Earth with more than a thousand satellites providing fast Internet coverage throughout the United States and internationally. According to authors Mark Gurman and Mark Bergen, Boeing has talked with Apple about investing in or partnering on the project.

You Can Now Ask Siri to Read Your Latest WhatsApp Messages

The popular messaging app WhatsApp for iPhone was update yesterday with a few new features, bringing the ability to have Siri read new messages you have received via the service. The Facebook-owned software now supports the Persian language while the Group Info, Contact Info and Calls sections have been revamped to make them easier to use. WhatsApp’s two-factor authentication interface was tweaked as well.

Apple Releases JavaScript API for Live Photos

Apple on Thursday announced a new JavaScript-based API for web developers who wish to enable embedding of Live Photos in their websites and web apps. Called LivePhotosKit JS, the new API is in addition to Apple’s current Live Photos API which enables Live Photos on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac devices and in apps that use it, like Facebook’s mainland mobile appTumblr for iOS and others.

Leaked iPhone 8 Schematic Has Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor Moved to the Back [Image]

We are now well and truly into the realms of peak iPhone rumor time and today we saw something that reaffirms old rumors and a similar leak while putting it into something we can all understand – picture form.

Drone Footage Offers a Look Inside Apple Park at Night [Video]

Apple is putting the final touches on its new campus in Cupertino, called Apple Park, and drone pilot Duncan Sinfield took his Inspire 1 Pro to the skies and flew it above the 175 acre site at night. Apple is expected to being moving in employees this month, a process expected to take six months during which time the company will be completing landscaping and other work at the site.

Apple is Testing iPhone Prototype With Symmetrical, Slightly Curved Glass on Front and Back

Bloomberg today corroborated many features allegedly coming to the Tenth Anniversary iPhone aka iPhone 8. Describing 2017 iPhones as “Apple’s most extensive iPhone lineup to date”, Bloomberg says Apple is testing a revamped iPhone with an all-screen front, curved glass and a stainless steel frame alongside upgrades to iPhone 7 models.

Apple to Begin Production of Two New iMacs in May

We know Apple is working on pro-level iMacs slated for release this year and one source has already described some of the features allegedly found on higher-end models, including faster Intel Xeon chips, ECC RAM and more. Citing sources from supply chain makers, Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes said Tuesday that Apple is testing a new server-grade iMac model aimed at high-end users that will take on Microsoft’s recently released Surface Studio.

How to enable YouTube Dark Mode in your browser

Dark modes in apps are all the rage right now, and with good reason. Not only do dark modes look super cool, but they also have a functional benefit in that they help to reduce eye strain, particularly at night.

Apple Obtains Official Permit to Test Self Driving Cars in California

Apple was added to the list of 29 other companies, including Tesla, Google, Ford and Mercedes, that are testing or planning to test self-driving vehicles in the state of California, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles’s (DMV) website Friday.

Apple Turkey Airs Three 'Shot on iPhone' Ads for Children's Day [Video]

Apple on Friday posted three new commercials as part of its ongoing Shot on iPhone advertising campaign. In line with Apple’s focus on regional media campaigns, the videos celebrate Children’s Day in Turkey and are now available for streaming through the company’s Turkish channel on YouTube.

Claimed iPhone 8 schematic shows Touch ID on the back, vertically aligned cameras & more

A set of schematics have leaked purporting to provide information about Apple’s upcoming iPhone. This is the first leak of this particular nature pertaining to Apple’s next-generation smartphone, and, if accurate, give us an insight into the design changes that will make it into the iPhone designed to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the device.
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