Apple Patents Fingerprint Reading Touchscreen For The iPhone 8

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Apple’s rumored iPhone 8 will feature a new type of display technology that will let Apple build TouchID directly into the display. It will allow you to rest your thumb or finger on the display itself to take a fingerprint reading. Apple’s radical design will make the iPhone feature an all-display frontage. The technology, described in a filing made public Tuesday by the US Patent and Trade Office, will replace the physical home button that’s traditionally occupied the space below the iPhone’s screen. Read More

Wireless Charging In The Next 3 iPhone Variants To Be Expected

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Apple’s new iPhone 8 and two other variants of the iPhone 7 will be featuring the much awaited wireless charging facility, as confirmed by an analyst. Wireless charging increases the internal temperature of smartphones, which will require the iPhone 8 with an OLED display and glass casing to have a new 3D Touch module with additional graphite sheet lamination to keep it from overheating.

The iPhone 8 is expected to arrive this fall. Read More

Apple Plans To Start Production Of iPhone 8 Sooner Than Expected

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Apple is reportedly planning to start the production of the new iPhone 8 earlier than expected, breaking all the standard norms as it plans to start the supply chain as early as June. The company expects record breaking sales with a rise of about 300 percent in the iPhone builds. Apple’s next-gen flagship handset is slated to come in an all-glass design with a stainless steel frame as well as an all-new OLED display. Read More

Apple To Switch To A Newly Developed Lightning Connector

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Apple is reportedly planning to develop a new connector type, the Ultra Accessory Connector, for accessories for the iPhone, iPad and other devices through its official Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing programme. All of Apple’s current products use two different kinds of connector types: Lightning, which is found on iPhones, and USB-C, which is used on the new MacBook Pro to attach accessories and charge the laptop. The new connector can be used by accessory makers for headphone cables.  Read More

Google Is Now The World’s Most Valuable Brand, Apple Overthrown

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After 5 years of ruling the brand market and establishing its reign, Google has taken over the company’s position and is now the world’s most valuable brand. Google ranks top with a $109.5 billion monetary value, a 24 percent increase compared to last year. Apple, meanwhile, declined to $107.1 billion compared to $145.9 billion last year. Read More

MacBook Pro With New Mac Chip To Be Launched

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Apple updated the MacBook Pro in 2016 but it did not go too well with the users since a major and more powerful update was expected. The MacBook Pro got a power boost and a new Rose Gold colour option, whereas the MacBook Air simply got a new 8GB onboard memory standard, and that was for the 13in model only. But this year looks promising since Apple has planned to launch a fresh version of the MacBook Pro featuring a new Apple-designed chip designed for low-power consumption. Read More

Apple Emerges As The Top Smartphone Manufacturer

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Apples leaves behind Samsung in the race for becoming the top smartphone manufacturer in the world. It has surpassed Samsung’s position for the first time in last 5 years and overthrown the company out of the race after reporting its record breaking quarterly sales. Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 first quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company posted all-time record quarterly revenue of $78.4 billion and all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36. Read More

Apple Introduces Beta Version Of Watch OS 3.2

watchos-3-2-apple-watch-theater-modeApple recently has launched a beta version of its new software update of the Watch OS 3.2 and has introduced new developer-related features for the watch on currently shipping devices. The update includes a major user feature called the ‘Theatre Mode’ which lets you mute the volume of the Apple Watch and avoid waking the screen on wrist raise.

Also Apple watchOS 3.2 update also includes SiriKit where users can ask Siri on their Apple Watch to book a ride, send a message, make a payment, or make other requests that an app can handle. Read More

Apple To Patent A Vaporizer

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Apple is reportedly working on its own vaporizer that uses high temperatures to ‘cause the substance to sublimate or vaporize’ and could be used for both solid and liquid chemicals, hinting the use of the unit for marijuana. The patent application doesn’t mention whether it’s a standalone product intended for recreational use.  Read More