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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »