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Facebook Live users can now add other people to their stream, enabling Facetime-like conversations that everyone can see. The network's iPhone app now comes with the option to invite other people to join a steam, just like inviting someone to a Hangout.
Now that it's locally manufacturing iPhones, Apple is going to receive tax breaks it's been chasing after in India. The company will be allowed to import mobile handset components intended for local manufacturing without paying a tax, the government has confirmed.
The annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has found the small 4-inch iPhone SE outperforms every other phone. It received a score of 87/100, coming out ahead of the iPhone 7 Plus and devices from other companies. 20 other models received scores of 70 to 85.
Molds for Apple's three upcoming iPhones have allegedly leaked on Weibo. They show the general design of the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and the iPhone 8. Even though the iPhone 8 reportedly comes with an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display, it doesn't appear very large.
iPhones are now being manufactured in India and those units will start showing up on the market this month. Apple has gone through its first trial run assembly of the less expensive iPhone SE and it's continuing production in Bengaluru. A price hasn't been confirmed.
A purported iPhone 8 schematic has surfaced online a few days ago, indicating the possible design. Now another, more detailed schematic has leaked, but without any accompanying information on hardware, except for the Taptic engine and Apple A11 chipset.
Simona Jankowski, an analyst with Goldman Sachs, has released a research note to investors stating the iPhone 8 is likely to cost $999.99 for the 128 GB version. Consumers will be able to double that, bringing the storage to 256 GB, for just $100 extra.
Apple is rumoured to be working on three new smartphones for 2017 and many think that the third model is the iPhone 8. However, the third model could be a member of the affordable Apple SE lineup and a leaked image shows us how the iPhone SE (2017)'s rear might look like.
Apple had the single most popular smartphone in the world during the first quarter of 2017. Data from Strategy Analytics shows the iPhone 7 was the best-selling phone even though Apple had a small year-over-year decline in sales. The iPhone 7 accounted for 6.1% of shipments.
The chance that the "worst case scenario" with the iPhone 8 will happen and lead to delays is increasing, says KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo. He believes production and shipment issues will be present with the phone, limiting people's ability to buy it. Hardware changes are to blame.
A lot has been said about Apple's upcoming iPhone 8, but the handset is still quite a mystery. Some reports are saying it should arrive later this year, some that display issues have postponed the phone until early 2018. Either way, a new set of renders, based on leaked CAD
When the FBI couldn't get Apple to create an unlocking tool for the San Bernardino terrorist's encrypted iPhone last year, it ended up spending $900,000 on the task. Senator Diane Feinstein inadvertently revealed that figure during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Apple's iPhone reveal and release schedule is set to be largely the same in 2017 as it has been in recent years, claims Economic Daily News. Both the iPhone 7s and 8 will be unveiled in September and they'll go on sale in October. Mass production is reportedly "on schedule."
To make bezels thinner, smartphone manufacturers have to make some compromises. One of them is to remove physical button, but that also affects fingerprint scanner, which is very often embedded into the home button. Many have expected that Galaxy S8 and S8+ would have
Apple's performance in the Chinese market dipped during the first quarter of 2017. iPhone shipments in the region fell 15%, though Xiaomi (-34%) and Samsung (-60%) were affected even more, according to recent quarterly data from Counterpoint Research.
We are still far away from the official announcement of Apple's next-gen iPhones. Over the last few days, we have heard a lot of things regarding the new iPhones, including the possible delay of iPhone 8 until 2018, while the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus are on track.
Relationship between Apple and Qualcomm have been rather shaky in the last few weeks. Both companies are suing each other over alleged unfair use of patents and withholding royalty payments. According to new details, Qualcomm is not stopping and is allegedly seeking US
The iPhone 8's release date will be even later than a number of reports have claimed, says Deutsche Bank. A research note from analysts at the bank indicate they believe the iPhone 8 is going to arrive in 2018, not late 2017. Other reports pointed to a 2017 launch.
Before they enter physical retail stores, Apple is reportedly going to sell iPhones made within India online. The Economic Times says the company will begin selling the iPhone SE through its online store later in 2017. They're being manufactured locally to please the government.
The official definition of "sheeple" in Merriam-Webster's dictionary takes a shot at Apple. Two examples of the word are given on the dictionary's site, one of which uses Apple fans as an example. Merriam-Webster just made the term an actual word this past week.