iPhone XR update boasts faster 6-core processor and 4G RAM, alleged benchmark suggests

Benchmark scores logged with Primate Labs’ online Geekbench 4 tool detail a heretofore unknown iPhone model equipped with an unidentified six-core ARM processor boasting 4GB of RAM, specifications that match rumors of an anticipated 2019 iPhone XR follow-up. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

iOS 13 beta 3 suggests new wired method for transferring data between devices

Earlier today, Apple released the third developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina. While new betas are usually focused mostly on performance improvements and bug fixes, it’s not uncommon for new features to be discovered. more… The post iOS 13 beta 3 suggests new wired method for transferring […]

Evernote cuts price of its Premium membership as report suggests it’s in a ‘death spiral’

Evernote has slashed the price of its Premium membership as a new report indicates the company is struggling financially and facing leadership departures. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Evernote has lost its CTO, CFO, CPO, and HR head in the last month… more… 9to5Mac

AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way

With the return of AirPlay 2 in iOS 11.4, it appears that Apple still has some tricks up its sleeve. Readers and Redditors are reporting that the AirPort Express (the ‘latest’ model released in 2012) is showing up as a speaker accessory in the Home app. This suggests the new AirPort Express will support AirPlay […]

Apple supplier Finisar to scale VCSEL production, suggests Face ID coming to all iPhones in 2018

Apple’s second largest supplier of vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays, Finisar, announced the acquisition of a 700,000-square foot plant on Thursday, a move that suggests TrueDepth and Face ID are coming to all iPhones in 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Steve Wozniak suggests Tesla, not Apple, will create the next successful tech moonshot

Apple may not be the source of the next major technological moonshot, according to Steve Wozniak, with the Apple co-founder suggesting electric car producer Tesla is in the "best direction" to come up with the next big thing in tech, with Apple’s potential in doing the same potentially hampered by its large size. AppleInsider – […]

More detailed alleged iPhone 8 schematic surfaces, suggests wireless charging will be based on Qi tech

Although there are still many doubts about the iPhone 8 rumored design, mocked up above, a new schematic has surfaced on Weibo today. This drawing (embedded after the break below) is a more detailed version of what we saw yesterday and includes label annotations for many components. The new dual front and (vertical) back cameras are visible and a rear Touch ID sensor is […]

Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive possible "iPhone 8" release. AppleInsider – Frontpage News