Apple'sSeptember 12 event, however, will not only be all about the iPhone, as the company is expected to unveil several other products. A new Apple Watch, potentially including onboard support for a dedicated cellular connection and HomePod, Apple's forthcoming smart speaker, which the company revealed in June at its annual developers conference.
Shares in the tech giant reached a record intraday high of US$162.96 yesterday and have risen to US$163.31 in USA pre-market trading following reports that it plans to unveil its next iPhone on 12 September.
Replacing the iconic home button with a gesture area is actually a pretty fundamental shift in the interaction model of iOS.
I don't think the concept of a premium iPhone will be a one-off - I expect Apple to release relatively high-priced iPhone models each year with features that are too costly, or that simply can not yet be manufactured in high volumes, for the mainstream iPhone models at mainstream price points. Every current iPhone owner knows that swiping up from the bottom of the screen brings up quick controls for wireless connections, the flashlight, and more.
Apple is also rumored to be preparing to launch three versions of the next iPhone. Apple traded up $1.44 for the day and closed at $162.91Specifically, Director Arthur D. Levinson sold 35,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th.
That means one of the biggest interface changes in the iPhone's 10-year history. Facial scanning technology already has been seen on other phones, including Samsung Corp.'s (SSNLF) Galaxy S8 smartphone, released in April, and its Note 8 phone, expected to launch September 15. Recent rumors claim that AAPL is switching to facial recognition for its newest iPhone due to trouble placing Touch ID under a display. The status bar will also reportedly "change based on the task at hand", although exactly how is unclear.
The phone is also rumoured to feature wireless charging thanks to new design features being built into the phone. The iOS charging procedure would be able to check whether the pad providing the inductive power is licensed by Apple else the iPhone would refuse the incoming charge. And the device's announcement will most likely be paired with the announcement of updated iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models, traditionally branded as "S" devices to indicate the hardware revision.
Yingluck trial: Ex-PM 'flees Thailand' ahead of verdict
Yingluck was impeached in 2015 and banned from politics for five years for alleged corruption in the rice-purchasing program. A fine or a suspended jail sentence, or a combination of the two, had seemed the most likely outcome of Ms Yingluck's trial.
Missouri protesters urge peace during Trump stop
There's "animosity" between Republican leaders and their members, and between House and Senate Republicans, she said. "I hope so. Wednesday's speech is to focus on tax reform, according to the White House, and will viewed primarily by credentialed media.
Bolton: Here's how Trump can drop Iran deal
It has kind of taken military conflict against Iran because of the nuclear program off the table". Actively organize opposition to Iranian political objectives in the United Nations .
Google and Walmart team up against Amazon
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Tropical Storm Watch: Heavy Rain & Wind Heading to NC Coast
Tropics remain active as we're continuing to watch Tropical Storm Harvey as well as a second area of interest closer to home. Late Sunday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch for Georgetown and Horry counties in SC .