But while dual cameras may stem from efforts to improve picture quality, it has the potential to lead us down much more interesting paths: the real story may be that Apple is using dual cameras to position itself for the augmented reality world ushered in by the Pokemon Go phenomenon.
I guess Apple aren't content with taking over the tech world, because now it appears they are on the verge of snapping up British car maker McLaren for a whopping PS1,5 billion (R27 billion). As of yet details have yet to be finalised, with this below from the Guardian : McLaren denied that it was in talks with Apple, but it said: "As you would expect, the nature of our business means we regularly have confidential conversations with a wide range of parties, and they need to remain so.
The iPhone maker is cheap and the risk is lower, according to Robert Naess, who oversees 33 billion euros ($37 billion) in stocks at Nordea Bank, Scandinavia's largest bank. Investors have started questioning Apple's ability to expand after the company ended 13 straight years of uninterrupted sales growth earlier in 2016.
Apple grower Rivercorp, led by Fergus McLachlan, the son of former federal defence minister Ian McLachlan, has tipped one of the country's biggest undercover apple orchards, in South Australia's Riverland region, onto the market. Fergus' father, Ian McLachlan, who played cricket for South Australia, was Federal Minister for Defence from 1996 to 1998, served as president of the National Farmers Federation in the 1980s and as long-time president of the South Australian Cricket Association lead the $535 million redevelopment of the Adelaide Oval.
"We discovered a major security flaw in the iOS 10 backup protection mechanism. This security flaw allows us developing a new attack that is able to bypass certain security checks when enumerating passwords protecting local (iTunes) backup made by iOS 10 devices," said Oleg Afonin in an Elcomsoft blog post.
Apple on Saturday opened the doors to thousands of waiting customers at its first brick-and-mortar retail store in Mexico, the first step in a planned expansion into the burgeoning Latin American smartphone market. Along with photos of the grand opening shared in a published press release , Apple CEO Tim Cook celebrated the event on Twitter , saying, "!Gracias Mexico por recibirnos!"
Apple has made inquiries about opening its first retail store in South Korea, in a signal that the company might be looking to step up competition in the backyard of smartphone rival Samsung Group, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. Smartphone sales are dominated by Samsung and LG Electronics, who together account for about 80% of the smartphone market in the country.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook unveiled the phone at an event in San Francisco alongside a new version of the Apple Watch, called the Series 2. " iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dramatically improve every aspect of the iPhone experience, reaching a new level of innovation and precision to make this the best iPhone we have ever made", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
According to the New York Times, Apple has filed a patent in 2008 and granted in 2014 for technology that would "lock out" a driver's phone by using sensors to determine if the phone was moving and in use by a driver. In the patent, Apple says such technology is necessary because: "Texting while driving has become so widespread that it is doubtful that law enforcement will have any significant effect on stopping the practice," and "Teens understand that texting while driving is dangerous, but this is often not enough motivation to end the practice."
Some of the people that have recently received their pre-ordered iPhone 7 or 7 Plus have noticed the very poor sound quality encountered during phone calls. So far there haven't been any official statements form Apple on this issue but there are reports of the company already replacing some of the faulty iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
Design - Google Pixel XL is expected to be 143.8 mm x 69.5 mm, 7.3 mm thick at the bottom and 8.5 mm at the top with varying thickness. Google Pixel XL is expected to have better random access memory than the Apple iPhone 7 Battery - The Google Pixel XL is expected to have a bigger 3,450mAh battery.
The European Commission recently levied a $14.5 billion tax bill on Apple Inc. Their crime? We have truly reached the point in multinational tax planning where the "tax tail" is wagging the "economic dog" Despite calls for lower tax rates and tax "harmonization," taxes will always be a source of international competition.