One of the features that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is rumored to be bringing to its upcoming iPhones, which are reportedly set to be unveiled to the public in about two weeks, is so-called "wireless charging". No button means no more TouchID, but the company's using facial recognition technology to replace the identity verification and purchasing tool - more on that below.
Earlier leaks have suggested design changes in detail. However, it has been unclear how the iPhone 8 would work with the loss of the home button.
Apple has made September its new iPhone launch month annually since it rolled out the iPhone 5 back in 2012. Apple's in a bit of a rut, after sales of the smartphone haven't been what they used to be. Today, we'll look at that and other Apple Rumors for Monday.
Illinois Tax Bill Signed Into Law
It includes educational and tax policy that has not shown to be successful in the 17 other states that have attempted such policy. The bill also contains a provision that would allow Chicago Public Schools to raise taxes by $120 million or more .
Barcelona death toll rises to 14
After the Barcelona van attack, suspects drove an Audi A3 down a promenade in the coastal town of Cambrils, west of Barcelona . People gather around a flower tribute on Las Ramblas on Saturday to remember the victims of last week's deadly attacks .
The New York Times recently posted a report which thoroughly examined every iPhone reveal in the past ten years and came to the conclusion that iPhone 8 will cost somewhere around $999. It's a pressure-sensitive sensor with a "taptic engine" that simulates the feeling of a pushed button. Swiping up again goes back to the home screen.
Rene Ritchie, analyst with iMore, recently penned an article in which he explained why the iPhone now doesn't support the Apple Pencil although "Apple has no doubt tested Pencil technology on iPhone". The cutout is noticeable during app usage in the middle of the very top of the screen, where the status bar (the area that shows cellular reception, the time, and battery life) would normally be placed, according to the images.
'Apple has ordered 70 million units of OLED panels from Samsung this year, while Samsung is preparing to churn out as many as 95 million for Apple in 2017, in case demand exceeds expectations, ' David Hsieh of HSI Markit.
The iPhone 8 will look similar to our imagining of the iPhone in 2020, with a virtually bezel-less screen.
In other words, this iPhone launch, which some analysts could fetch as much as $1,200 or even as much as $1,400, is expected to be more than just Apple's typical incremental hardware upgrade. So many people will be keeping a close eye.
Hurricane Harvey likely to move LSU-BYU out of Houston
LSU did not learn until Wednesday before the game that it would host the Gamecocks rather than travel to Columbia. "Frankly I don't think that's going to happen", said Alleva. "This is ESPN's game, not LSU's game", Alleva said.
Liverpool agree club record deal to sign Naby Keïta
But Liverpool , fearful of rival interest in the player, have chose to pay a significantly higher fee to ensure he joins them. This morning, Sky Sports broke the news that they had also made a £55.5 million bid for Monaco's Thomas Lemar .
Taylor Swift Real Diamonds Bathtub cost more than $10M
The source added, " Taylor's stylist.literally cleaned out the store.That tub contains multi-million dollar pieces". According to Music Business Worldwide, the hit quickly became the most streamed song on Spotify in it's first day .
This Week at NASA: The Epic Solar Eclipse and More
A video submitted to WHSV by Patrick Flanagan, showing a timelapse of the eclipse over Silver Lake, can also be watched above. On Aug. 12, 2045 , a total solar eclipse will traverse the country from coast to coast, much like this year's.
WH: Trump Will Make Sure Border Wall Gets Done
At Trump's instigation, the United States, Mexico and Canada began renegotiating the 23-year-old trade deal earlier this month. The statement also addressed Trump's comment regarding crime in Mexico.
Fitbit Launches An Apple Watch Competitor With Built-In GPS
The company claims that it's "extremely lightweight" with an ergonomic design "comfortable enough to wear all day and night". Fitbit Flyer is a headset that's meant to pair with the Ionic smart watch, but could be used with any Bluetooth device.