Rumor: Apple CEO Tim Cook to make AR/VR announcement, reveal iPhone event date on Friday

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. The Verifier which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year. The report cites “several people familiar with [the] iOS development process (partly developed in Israel)” […]

Unconfirmed rumor says iPhone 6s battery replacement program may be extended to iPhone 6

When Apple launched a free battery replacement program for iPhone 6s units experiencing unexpected shutdowns, some iPhone 6 owners reported that they had experienced the same symptoms. Now an unconfirmed report from Japanese site Macotakara suggests that Apple may be preparing a similar program for the iPhone 6 … more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

iPhone 7 rumors postmortem: What the Apple rumor mill got right, and what it didn’t

For regular AppleInsider readers, last week’s Apple event came with no major surprises, as the rumor mill signaled exactly what to expect from the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. Here’s a recap of which sources got it right –?in some cases well in advance of the product announcements. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Sketchy Rumor Suggests iPhone 7 Will Feature Faster Charging Speeds

Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus could feature improved charging speeds, according to information shared by Twitter user The Malignant, citing an unverified Chinese source. Alongside an image of an iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 logic board comparison that does not seem to divulge any clear info to confirm the rumor, The Malignant says […]