A 3D laser could arm the iPhone 8 with AR and autofocus abilities

A 3D laser could arm the iPhone 8 with AR and autofocus abilities

None of the iPhones yet have a 3D laser camera.Image: lili sams/mashable Apple announced its augmented reality development kit (ARKit) at WWDC back in June. Now, the company appears to be adding a bunch of brand-new components to the next iPhone in order to beef up the new AR platform’s capabilities. SEE ALSO: The iPhone […]

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Deutsche Bank isn’t sold on the iPhone 8 just yet

Deutsche Bank isn’t sold on the iPhone 8 just yet

Image: B. Tongo/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Not everyone is excited about the upcoming iPhone 8 launch. SEE ALSO: This isn’t the iPhone 8. But it’s probably really, really close. Deutsche Bank said Tuesday in a research note that it thinks other banks are taking an overly optimistic view of the upcoming smartphone launch, and that it probably won’t […]

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Apple’s iPhone 8 might come in new ‘mirror’ color

Apple’s iPhone 8 might come in new ‘mirror’ color

The 'Jet Black' color Apple has introduced with the iPhone 7 is shiny, but is it shiny enough for iPhone 8?Image: Lili Sams/Mashable A new rumor from leaker Benjamin Geskin says Apple’s upcoming OLED iPhone or iPhone 8, if that’s what it’ll be called will come in four colors, including an entirely new one: “mirror.” […]

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iPhone 8 rumor: USB-C tech will give it super fast charging

iPhone 8 rumor: USB-C tech will give it super fast charging

The fast charging will still come courtesy of a lightning port.Image: lili sams/mashable When the highly anticipated iPhone 8 finally drops later this year, it’ll be tough to get Apple fanatics to put their devices down until their batteries eventually die, that is. There is some (potential) good news for power users, though: powering up […]

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Augmented reality could be the iPhone 8’s killer feature

Augmented reality could be the iPhone 8’s killer feature

This year’s iPhone (tentatively dubbed the “iPhone 8“) is going to be a huge launch. We’ve already heard a lot about the iPhone 8 through leaks. Rumors say it’ll have a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge screen, Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the screen, inductive wireless charging, a new “glass sandwich” design, faster performance, and a better […]

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The iPhone wireless charging rumor just got a lot more credible

The iPhone wireless charging rumor just got a lot more credible

Look Ma, no wires!Image: Throw out your cords, ladies and gentlemen, the iPhone is going wireless. Or so claims the CEO of iPhone manufacturer Wistron Corp, who noted that the next 5.5-inch iPhone would be both waterproof and set up for wireless charging. SEE ALSO: Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future […]

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