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iPhone saved the life of woman in Manchester bombing

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In the suicide bombing incident at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK, an iPhone has been credited with saving the life of a critically injured woman. A nut that came straight at woman’s cheek was said to have ‘diverted and slowed’ down by the iPhone, saving the woman from life-threatening injuries.

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Apple to use optical fingerprint sensor directly on the iPhone 8’s OLED screen

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iPhone 8 will use a new optical fingerprint sensor technology as an alternate to the current Touch ID, according to a report from Economic Daily News, via Digitimes. The iPhone 8 users will be required to simply put their finger directly on the OLED display and the phone will scan and verify the identity, as an elegant replacement for the current Touch ID integrated within the physical home button.

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An alleged iPhone 8 Prototype Unit shown on the Video

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An alleged iPhone 8 prototype has been shown on a video which has made its way to the internet. While there’s no way to verify the authenticity of this video, the prototype unit shown in the video does resemble what we have seen in different CAD design leaks and renders so far.

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iPhone 8 color options and rear Touch ID shown in new renders

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Two new sets of images have appeared in Chinese social media today claiming to depict the design of upcoming iPhone 8 which is expected to be launched later this year. Both sets of images show an edge-to-edge display, vertical dual camera setup as seen in previous schematics and dummy units related leaks. These latest set of images show how the so-called iPhone 8 could look like in different colors.

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Apple granted patent for Apple Pencil for iPhone

Yesterday, Apple has been awarded a new patent covering an Apple Pencil meant for the future iPhones. Apple’s $99 stylus called Apple Pencil is currently only available for the iPad Pro model due to its dependency on a special layer beneath the display. However, the company seems to have future plans for launching an Apple Pencil for the iPhone as the United States Patent and Trademark Office have awarded Apple a patent exactly for that.

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Hackers easily tricked Samsung Galaxy S8 iris recognition with a photo and contact lens

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Samsung launched its latest and greatest Galaxy S8 with IRIS scanner and facial recognition. The company said its facial recognition feature is just for fun and not meant to be used for security purposes. For security, users must either use IRIS scanner or the fingerprint/passcode, the company recommended. Now some hackers from German have successfully managed to bypass the IRIS recognition authentication system of the Galaxy S8 as well.

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Apple Granted Patents for iPhone 8: in-screen Touch ID, edge-to-edge display and 3D scanner

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Apple has been awarded patents for a depth-mapping system, bezel-less screen, and an always-on Touch ID fingerprint sensor integrated within the display. These three patents awarded by The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to the Apple are the key rumored features for company’s most anticipated OLED iPhone 8. According to PatentlyApple, these three patents are among the series of 56 newly granted patents to the Apple.

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iOS 11 Concept for iPad Demos System-Wide Drag & Drop, Shelf, Finder, and More

IF everything goes as planned or Apple does not go against its past history, the company is all set to unveil its major iOS update; the iOS 11 next month during the WWDC 2017. Since iOS 11 is going to be Apple’s next major mobile operating system update, a plethora of new features and UI changes are expected. But, like many years in the past, most of these new features and enhancements will be focused towards the iPhone and probably the iPad won;t get much attention.

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Google Assistant for iPhone Hits the App Store [Download]

While Apple loves to enjoy the complete control over its operating systems and also ensures that certain stock apps and features remain the default on all of its devices. Google has challenged that part of iOS mobile operating system by launching its digital personal Assistant ‘Google Assistant’ for iOS to take on Siri.

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