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Next generation iPhone to feature IP68-rated water resistance

The next generation iPhone will reportedly feature IP68-rated water resistance, via The Korea Herald. The current generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus offer IP67-rated water resistance so this would be a step up. In IP68, the “6” means that the iPhone is basically remain dust proof, with “no ingress of dust”and “complete protection against contact.”…

Apple vs. Samsung case reopened by appeals court

And just when everyone thought it was over, the Apple vs. Samsung case based on the iPhone’s design patents has been reopened by the appeals court. This case has now dragged onto its sixth year. The case was originally started because Samsung was accused of infringing on the iPhone’s design. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit…

Apple adds one new TV provider to its Single-Sign On feature

Today Apple has added an additional TV provider for its Single Sign-On feature available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV running iOS 10 or tvOS 10. Cable ONE joins ten other providers that let customers authenticate their premium video content applications by signing in once in the Settings app. Here’s the full list: Cable ONE CenturyLink Prism…

Apple SVP Phil Schiller talks 10 year iPhone anniversary

Steven Levy of the Backchannel Blog posted an interview with Apple SVP Phil Schiller, just in time for Apple’s iPhone anniversary. The interview consists of questions regarding the success of the iPhone along with some doubts leading up to launch. Phil Schiller began by responding to a question regarding voice-only assistants. He says that nothing can…

Apple’s ‘golden path’ for the iPhone keynote, Wi-Fi and cellular tricks that prevented the 2007 iPhone keynote from failing

It’s hard to believe that the original iPhone debut was prone to failure considering how well it went. The Internet History Podcast dug deeper into the preparation that was done for the original iPhone demo. The original iPhone, which was no where near completed, kept failing in certain demos. Jobs rehearsed his presentation for six solid days, but at…

Analyst: iPhone 8 will outsell the iPhone 6 by a landslide

Every analyst this year is predicting that the 2017 iPhone will be the biggest yet, with the sales figures to top the iPhone 6 launch back in 2014. However, Nomura says that even that claim is a bit underwhelming. As most customers know, the iPhone 6/Plus saw huge sales figures as customers have been wanting large-screened smartphones for quite…