Apple has successfully finalized a solution to integrate Touch ID fingerprint recognition directly into the display of its upcoming "iPhone 8", according to a new report on Friday. Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) said it spoke to sources from Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), who apparently confirmed Apple's achievement during a technology convention ...continue reading TSMC Sources Claim ‘iPhone 8’ Will Have Touch ID Integrated into Display

Though the launch of the "iPhone 8" is months away, case makers have already started creating cases for the device based on leaked design renderings and schematics. A case designed for the iPhone 8 surfaced on Alibaba, and was purchased by Japanese site Mac Otakara for a series of images and a video. We've already ...continue reading iPhone 8 Case Compared to iPhone 7 Offers Clear Picture of Size Difference

Though we're only four months away from the presumed launch of the "iPhone 8," we haven't seen any part leaks for the much-rumored OLED device nor have we seen parts for the two standard LCD iPhones that are said to accompany it. With a lack of part leaks, we're relying on dummy units, design drawings, ...continue reading New iPhone 8 Dummy Video Surfaces as Third-Party Companies Start Developing Clones

German hackers have successfully broken the iris recognition authentication in the Samsung Galaxy S8 using equipment that costs less than the price of the smartphone, according to ArsTechnica. Hackers with the Chaos Computer Club used a digital camera, a Samsung laser printer, and a contact lens to achieve the feat. The hack involved taking a ...continue reading Hackers Trick Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using a Printed Photo and a Contact Lens

A series of photos claiming to show molds of Apple's upcoming 2017 iPhone range appeared online over the weekend, providing a potential look at the relative sizes of the rumored new devices. Apple is expected to announce three new iPhone models this year: two LCD-based "S" cycle upgrades to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, ...continue reading Alleged Molds Purport to Show Relative Sizes of Apple’s 2017 iPhones

A new report on Friday added support to the claim that Apple is facing higher component costs for this year's highly anticipated OLED iPhone, which some analysts believe will carry a "premium" price tag compared to previous models. The 3D Touch module in the redesigned handset will cost 150 percent more than the equivalent parts ...continue reading 3D Touch Component Costs for OLED iPhone ‘150% Higher’ Than iPhone 7

92 percent of iPhone owners that are "somewhat likely" or "extremely likely" to upgrade their smartphone in the next 12 months plan to purchase another iPhone, according to investment banking firm Morgan Stanley. Apple's loyalty rate, up from 86 percent a year ago, is based on an April 2017 survey of 1,000 smartphone owners aged ...continue reading iPhone Scores 92% Loyalty Rate in Recent Survey Ahead of iPhone 8

Apple's so-called "iPhone 8" with an OLED display and wireless charging is widely expected to cost in the neighborhood of $1,000 in the United States, and Wall Street analysts continue to guess just how much it'll sell for. iPhone 8 concept by Benjamin Geskin The latest prediction comes from Goldman Sachs analyst Simona Jankowski, who ...continue reading iPhone 8 Predicted to Cost $999 For 128GB And $1,099 For 256GB, With No 32GB Model

LG Innotek will supply Apple with 3D facial recognition modules for the iPhone 8, according to The Korea Economic Daily (via The Investor). iPhone 8 concept with two cameras and two sensors by Benjamin Geskin LG, which already supplies Apple with dual-lens camera modules for the rear-facing iSight Duo camera on the iPhone 7 Plus, ...continue reading LG Named as Supplier of iPhone 8’s 3D Facial Recognition System for Front-Facing Camera

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" ...continue reading TSMC Begins Production of A11 Processor After Initial Manufacturing Issues Resolved