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HomePod uncovers more new iPhone 8 features - GSMArena.com

Yesterday we saw a sketch of the iPhone 8 design along with some new features that appeared in HomePod's firmware, including facial recognition. After a deeper look, developers have uncovered hints to even more of the upcoming features - the new Apple ...and more »

HomePod firmware reveals iPhone 8 design, infrared facial recognition - GSMArena.com

With the fingerprint reader booted from the front of the iPhone 8, alternative biometric authentication methods were reportedly considered – including 3D facial recognition and iris scanner. Now we have our first solid bit of evidence – HomePod's ...and more »

Further Apple HomePod firmware spelunking shows 1GB of RAM, 272x340 screen - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

A deeper dive into the HomePod firmware that was briefly available over the weekend shows the A8-powered device will boast 1GB of RAM available and a 272-by-340 pixel screen, suggesting that rudimentary app support will be possible for the hardware in ...and more »

Apple seems to have confirmed that rumors about the next iPhone's new design are true - Quartz

Apple will very likely launch a new iPhone this year, as it's done without fail every year for the last decade. The bigger question is whether the new model will be differentiated from any other high-end smartphone on the market. The iPhone's design ...and more »

HomePod firmware reveals iPhone 8 design and facial recognition - TechCrunch

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 ...and more »

Apple accidentally leaks crucial iPhone 8 specs. Doh! - Wired.co.uk

Update: Apple has now announced the new iPhone X and iPhone 8 range. Read our comparison of the iPhone X vs the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 for more info. Not via Gizmodo, nor Ming-Chi Kuo, but in what could be a spectacular own-goal, it appears that ...and more »

Next iPhone will have all-screen design, facial recognition tech, leaks suggest - Ars Technica

The next iPhone will feature an all-screen bezel-less design and infrared facial recognition tech, according to two software developers who have delved into a pre-release version of the upcoming HomePod's firmware. Whether intentionally or not, it ...and more »

HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for 'Face ID' - 9to5Mac

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod's firmware, allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. Now, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered code that ...and more »

Apple just seemingly leaked the radical new design of the iPhone 8 - Business Insider

Apple may have just leaked some key details about the iPhone 8 — including a radical redesign. Developers have been trawling through the firmware code for the HomePod, Apple's upcoming smart speaker, after Apple released it on Friday. And they say it ...and more »

Apple seems to have inadvertently leaked the shape of the new iPhone - Recode

The whispers and murmurs ahead of this year's new iPhone reveal have converged on an all-new design, with a thin or invisible display border, similar to new designs from other manufacturers like Samsung. Some code, apparently prematurely dispatched by ...and more »