Micron Technology, a DRAM chip provider in Taiwan, has scrapped half of the wafers produced at the plant due to a major problem at one of the manufacturing sites. According to DigiTimes, the number of 12-inch scrapped wafers hits at around 60,000.
Apple is widely rumored to launch its 10th-anniversary iPhone 8 with OLED display later this year. Since the company is also eyeing to switch its complete line on to OLED panels, it has been looking to diversify its OLED supply chain by 2018. Fo now Apple is fully depending on its arch-rival Samsung to supply 92 million OLED panels over the period of next 2 years.
Ming-Chi Kuo of the KGi Securities has issued another note to clients predicting that Apple’s OLED iPhone 8 and the other two LCD-based iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus iterative models will ship with a traditional 5W power adapter just like the previous iPhone models. And a USB-A to Lightning cable should also be included as a standard accessory.
The type of fingerprint sensor and its location on the upcoming 10th-anniversary iPhone 8 has been the most controversial feature among the analysts and the rumors mill. But over the last few days, things seem to be settling on the matter. Soon after a report from KGI Securities top analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the Bloomberg now have come up with their own report claiming that a 3D facial scanning system could replace the Touch ID on the iPhone 8.
The trustworthy analyst of KGI Securities, Ming-Chi Kuo, has come up with his latest report comprising of his top predictions for the 2017 iPhone models: the OLED iPhone 8 and two iterative updates tot he current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Hit the jump to find the details of his predictions.
Apple Maps app in iOS 11 has received a mind-blowing AR/VR 3D view. The company has added this feature into the Flyover feature of the Maps app and kindly feels like a combination of Street View on ground view and Google Earth’s top-down view. The simplest explanation for this feature is that the user becomes a kind of Batman roaming over the New York City giving you an awesome view of the surroundings.
The introduction of 3D Touch in iPhone allowed iOS users to quickly access multitasking by pressing firmly on the left edge of the display. However, with the release of the second developer beta of iOS 11, some new additions and deletions from the upcoming mobile operating system are coming to light. Initially, what we thought as a bug, has turned out to be the removal of 3D Touch multitasking feature from iOS 11.
A set of 3 photos allegedly depicting an iPhone 8 prototype has been leaked into the wild last night. These images have been published by Benjamin Geskin resulting in excitement and worry (depending on someone’s point of view.) The publisher claims that the images have been obtained from an Apple insider and show an early iPhone 8 prototype.
iOS 11 has come with a gigantic list of new features. Many of these new features couldn’t get the stage time at WWDC 2017. “Auto-Answer Calls” is one such feature that Apple introduced in iOS 11 but didn’t discuss during the unveiling keynote. The Auto-Answer Calls accessibility feature allows iOS users to automatically answer an incoming call after a specified time period.
Apple unveiled iOS 11 recently at WWDC 2017. This iOS 11 is the next major operating system for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. The iOS 11 comes with a bunch of new features, which includes revamped App Store and Control Center, Siri is smarter than before, and many other changes. For a detailed rundown, check out iOS 11 features list.
Apple unveiled iOS 11 at WWDC 2017. The company made it a truly major update by introducing a huge list of new features in it. One of these new features is the ability to record iPhone screen without connecting it to a computer or jailbreaking it. While some major additions such as revamped Control Center and App Store among other features remained the topic of discussion during the Keynote, some of the smaller but still significant additions could not get the limelight – the native screen recording on iPhone is one of those features.