Apple Supplier Confirms New iPhone Models Will Be 'Waterproof' With Wireless Charging

Apple Supplier Confirms New iPhone Models Will Be ‘Waterproof’ With Wireless Charging iPhone assembler Wistron has confirmed that at least one of Apple’s next-generation iPhone models will be “waterproof” and include wireless charging capabilities, according to Japanese website Nikkei Asian Review. “Assembly process for the previous generations of [iPhones] have not changed much, though new

MacoOS High Sierra, iOS 11 Beta: Updates To Bring Two-Factor Authentication To Apple Devices

As users start to update their Apple devices to iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, they will notice what has been perceived as a requirement to start using two-factor authentication. That’s not quite the case. A notification from Apple about changes that will be introduced in the public beta versions of the respective operating systems

Hands-On With Apple's New 10.5-Inch iPad Pro

Hands-On With Apple’s New 10.5-Inch iPad Pro The first orders for the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which was introduced at the Worldwide Developers Conference last week, started arriving to customers today, and the new tablet, along with its larger 12.9-inch sibling, became available for purchase in Apple retail stores this morning. With the 10.5-inch iPad

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Beat Apple iPhone 7 Plus, LG G6 In US Consumer Ratings Report

The people have spoken: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are the best of the best smartphones out on the market today. The Android handsets beat Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus and LG’s G6 in the latest consumer ratings report. On Wednesday, a new Consumer Reports smartphone ratings review was published, revealing that more U.S.

AirPods iOS 11 Update: Headphones Will Automatically Sync With Apple TV With tvOS 11, Plus More

AirPods soon will sync automatically with the Apple TV, with the device’s upcoming update, tvOS 11 developer beta shows, 9to5Mac reported. The wireless headphones currently sync with other paired Apple devices, including the iPad, Apple Watch and Macs through iCloud. Apple TV had been excluded from the iCloud syncing setup. Read: Siri vs. Alexa vs.

Apple's External Graphics Development Kits shipping to some developers

Some developers are already beginning to receive their External Graphics Development Kits from Apple. Initially unveiled earlier this week as part of Apple’s push to bring VR developers over to the macOS platform, the eGPU kit is made to help developers create and test virtual reality content on a Thunderbolt 3-equipped Mac. From Cubibicle Ninjas

Apple Music Loses Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is making her entire back catalog of music available across all major streaming services, bringing Apple Music’s exclusive content deal with the singer to an end (via TechCrunch). Beginning today, rival services including Spotify, Amazon Music, and Tidal will all be able to list the artist’s existing discography, including Swift’s album “1989”, which

Apple's New Shot on iPhone Ad 'Earth' Includes Narration by Carl Sagan From His Book 'Pale Blue Dot'

Apple’s New Shot on iPhone Ad ‘Earth’ Includes Narration by Carl Sagan From His Book ‘Pale Blue Dot’ Apple tonight shared a new ad in its line of “Shot on iPhone” commercials, this one focused on iPhone users who have taken impressive photos and videos of vistas around the planet. Well-known astronomer Carl Sagan narrates

iPhone 8 To Get LG Facial Recognition System Module For 3D Front-Facing Camera

LG Innotek, a unit of LG group, will supply 3D facial recognition modules for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8, Korea Economic Daily reported Thursday. Apple and LG Innotek got together last year to develop the first-ever 3D facial recognition camera, which will be used for “a variety of applications from biometric authentication to games,” the report

TSMC Begins Production of A11 Processor After Initial Manufacturing Issues Resolved

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has commenced production of Apple’s A11 processor, according to a new report by DigiTimes. The chip is expected to power the company’s redesigned OLED “iPhone 8”, scheduled to launch in the fall. TSMC is the sole supplier of A11 chips, which could also make their way into the upgraded “S”