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

Not via Gizmodo, nor Ming-Chi Kuo, but in what could be a spectacular own-goal, it appears that Apple has itself leaked the form factor and key specs of the coming iPhone 8. Advertisement. It looks like the new handset, likely to be released this ...and more »

iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display, Facial Recognition Features Spotted in HomePod Firmware - NDTV

Apple itself has left a clue about what you could expect in at least one of the iPhone models it plans to launch later this year, expected to be the iPhone 8. Mentioned in the smart speaker HomePod's firmware is a face unlock feature for the iPhone ...and more »

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 »

How an iOS Developer Just Uncovered The Next iPhone - WIRED

When developer Guilherme Rambo saw that Apple had released firmware for the upcoming HomePod speaker, he thought it must have been a mistake. The HomePod doesn't come out until December, after all. Curiosity piqued, he started digging through the code ...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 »

The next iPhone's screen design and face unlock apparently confirmed by HomePod firmware - The Verge

Trying to pin down the precise features of the next iPhone has been difficult of late. We're all expecting a standard “S” model iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that won't be radically different from last year's, but we're also expecting a high-end model. It ...and more »

Apple's next iPhone: facial-recognition and all-screen design, leaks suggest - The Guardian

An icon used to represent the alleged 'D22' iPhone found in a pre-release firmware from the Apple HomePod speaker by developers. Photograph: Apple. The next version of Apple's iPhone will have infrared-based facial recognition unlocking – eliminating ...and more »

iPhone 8 Infrared Face Detection and General Device Design Revealed in HomePod Firmware - Mac Rumors

Late last week, Apple released early firmware for its HomePod smart speaker, which won't be launching to the public until December. HomePod will run a version of iOS, and the firmware released by Apple corresponds to iOS 11.0.2. One iOS developer has ...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 »