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The iPhone 8 could mute notifications when you’re looking at the screen

By | Apple, facial recognition, Gadgets, iPhone, iPhone 8, rumor, TC | No Comments

 Last week, Apple accidentally released an early build of the HomePod firmware. Guilherme Rambo has been digging around a library file to spot strings and references that hint at future products and features. In particular, he just noticed that the next iPhone will be able to detect when you’re looking at the screen so that it can silence your notifications. I looked around the… Read More

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Apple has an official Instagram account showcasing photos shot on iPhone

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 Gizmo maker Apple just launched its official Instagram account, @apple. But this isn’t your average corporate account as the company doesn’t want to showcase its own product ad nauseam. Instead, Apple is going to share photos shot with an iPhone. In many ways, this Instagram account feels like the natural extension of the “Shot on iPhone” billboard ad campaign.… Read More

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iPhone 8 could scan your face even if your phone is on a table

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 Apple’s HomePod firmware is the gift that keeps on giving. When the company shared an early build of the speaker firmware, many developers started digging around the strings in a library file to find hints about the next iPhone. And iHelp BR spotted an interesting reference to the facial recognition feature. A previous leak from the HomePod firmware revealed that the iPhone 8 (or… Read More

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HomePod firmware reveals iPhone 8 design and facial recognition

By | Apple, Gadgets, HomePod, iPhone, iPhone 8, rumor, TC | No Comments

 Last week, Apple released the firmware of its upcoming smart speaker, the HomePod. It sounds like it was pushed out a bit earlier than expected as it isn’t supposed to come out until later this year. Steve Troughton-Smith took advantage of that to find out that the next iPhone is going to feature facial recognition and a brand new “bezel-less” design. Patents and previous… Read More

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Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone

By | Apple, Cochlear, cochlear implant, Gadgets, Health, iOS, iPhone, TC | No Comments

 Apple has teamed up with Australian-based Cochlear to bring iPhone users the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June, Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor can now stream sound directly from a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the sound processor. The device also allows those with a surgically embedded implant to control… Read More

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Vertu is dead

By | digital media, electronics, Gadgets, iOS, iPhone, luxury brands, mobile phone, Nokia, TC, Technology, Vertu | No Comments

 It’s been a long, downward slide for cellphone maker Vertu. The company, founded by Nokia in 1998, was supposed to be a luxury phone provider to the stars and, to a degree, it delivered. They sold the $11,000 phones like expensive watches in boutique stores in tony neighborhoods. Vertu, with its precious metals and fine, hand-cut leather was supposed to maintain its luxury lead for… Read More

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