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HomePod uncovers more new iPhone 8 features -

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 -

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 »

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 »

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 accidentally leaks crucial iPhone 8 specs. Doh! -

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 »

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 »

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 »

Huge Apple leak confirms iPhone 8 design - BGR

With each new iPhone 8 leak that we've seen so far, it becomes increasingly obvious that the hottest iPhone that Apple will launch this year will also feature a design unlike anything we've seen on previous models. The iPhone 8 will not have a physical ...and more »

Apple Appears to Accidentally Leak New iPhone 8 Features - IGN India

Apple itself has appeared to leak two new features for the iPhone 8 - 3D face-scanning tech, and a screen that covers almost the entire front face of the phone. As reported by TechRadar, app developers Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo found ...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 »