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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 »

Looks Like Apple Leaked Details of the New iPhone in the HomePod Firmware [Updated] - Gizmodo

If you had any doubts about Apple releasing a bezel-free iPhone in September, you can probably throw those out the window. The company just pushed out a version of the HomePod firmware, and not only does the code tell us more about how Apple's smart ...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 »

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 »

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 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 Apple ...and more »

New iPhone details leak: Yes, Apple is still chasing Samsung - The Register

Eagle-eyed code-jockeys have dug out some intriguing details about the new Apple iPhone – most notably that the company is still desperately chasing Samsung. Developers digging into a firmware upgrade of Apple's new HomePod discovered chunks of code ...and more »

HomePod Features 272 x 340 Display and 1GB RAM - Mac Rumors

Though Apple's HomePod speaker won't launch until December, Apple on Friday released firmware for the device, allowing developers to glean information both about the speaker itself and the upcoming iPhone 8 by digging into the code. According to the ...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 »

New iPhone leaks show tap to wake, attention detection, and virtual home button - The Verge

More details about Apple's upcoming iPhone have been uncovered in HomePod's firmware — which runs iOS like the iPhone — revealing features including a tap to wake function, facial expression and attention detection, and the long-rumored removal of ...and more »