Apple pours cash into Finisar, which makes facial recognition tech
Dumi Masilela tops SA's Google searches in 2017
Google announces plans to launch 5th AI centre in China
Big Brother Is Watching: Netflix's 'Christmas Prince' Tweet Creeps Out Users
Google Home Max is finally available for purchase at $399
'Special event' at Apple set for September 12
04 September 2017, 01:14 | Jenny Fowler
The Mi Mix 2 as seen in a conceptual product design video. Starck Facebook
Rumors indicate the company will introduce three new devices at the event: the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and the so-called iPhone 8, which will be the 10th anniversary edition.
Apple is also expected to release updated versions of the current existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
However, insiders still argue about the names of the devices: iPhone with OLED panel without a frame is called iPhone 8, while the other two models - iPhone 7S iPhone 7S Plus.
Global smartphone sales saw a modest decline of 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017, as market leaders Samsung and Apple consolidated their positions, an IDC survey showed. The Apple operating system will also make iPads even better at multitasking, and notifications are going to be simplified.
In June, iPhone assembler Wistron confirmed that this year's iPhones will be waterproof.
Microsoft sets the date for Fall Creators Update And if you don't have a headset, you'll also be able to check out some experiences in 2D with the Mixed Reality Viewer. The Halo franchise is coming to Windows Mixed Reality in some form or another, Microsoft has confirmed .
Apple has filed a trademark application at the European Intellectual Property Office for Apple Pay Cash, spotted by Dutch tech news site LetsGoDigital. Don't expect the 3.5mm audio jack to return in the anniversary phone.
"iPhone Edition" has a nice ring to it, and was initially rumored back in March. It is expected to come with facial and gesture-recognition laser sensors to help authenticate the owner's face and also scan iris patterns to unlock the screen.
Why Did the iOS 11 Beta 9 Was so Quickly Released? "Assembly process for the previous generations of (iPhones) have not changed much, though new features like waterproof and wireless charging now require some different testing, and waterproof function will alter the assembly process a bit", Hwang reportedly told reporters during a shareholders' meeting. If these rumours are true, iPhone 8 will actually be a 7 with some minor upgrades. For the event's formal schedule, it takes place at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on September 12.
This means three iPhones will go live on September 12, namely iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone X, all of which should go up on pre-order on September 15 (the first Friday after the public unveiling).
Remnants of Harvey Moving Into New England This Weekend
Add to this a new tropical wave today rolled off the African coast, it is with a low chance for development in the next five days. Stormteam 5 meteorologist Mike Wankum said once we are in a five-day window (Thursday), a concrete trajectory can be made.
Trump Outlines His Tax Overhaul Goals
He emphasized his hope in Congress , saying "I think Congress is going to make a comeback", to laughs in the audience. He wants U.S. business taxes reduced to 15%, in a bid to bring American multi-nationals back to USA soil.
Sharapova looks to back up big win in battle with Babos
The Russian herself said that she had taken meldonium - which was not banned until the start of previous year - on medical advice. Meanwhile, Ninth seed Venus Williams moved into the third round of the US Open by overcoming France's Oceane Dodin 7-5 6-4.