All Three 2017 iPhone Models Have Entered Volume Production Ahead of Expected September Launch

A new supply chain report today described strong July sales for component suppliers in the iPhone supply chain, hinting at an increase in momentum for production on the 2017 iPhones. Furthermore, sources speaking with DigiTimes have said that all three of the new iPhones — the “iPhone 8,” “iPhone 7s,” and “iPhone 7s Plus” — …

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Automated English visa test struggles to understand English

An Irish veterinarian's application for an Australian visa has been rejected after she failed to pass an automated English proficiency test, despite completing it in her native language of… English. Louise Kennedy, who has two degrees (both obtaine… Source: Engadget

Apple's 'iPhone 8' May Mute Notification Sounds When the User is Looking at the Screen

The HomePod firmware that Apple pushed out to public servers over a week ago continues to reveal tantalizing tidbits of information about unannounced Apple hardware, and this time the plaudits go to iOS developer Guilherme Rambo for discovering lines of code that suggest the upcoming “iPhone 8” will automatically suppress notification sounds when a user …

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Firefox 55 Browser Gains Screenshot Utility, WebVR, and New Performance Features

Mozilla released Firefox 55 for macOS on Wednesday, touting new performance settings, faster speeds, several new features including a screenshot utility, and the addition of WebVR support. Firefox 55’s major front end feature is Firefox Screenshots, accessed via a new screenshots icon on the toolbar. The feature allows users to capture a region of a …

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OneDrive 9.1 for iOS Adds Paper Scanning, Offline Folders, and Expiring Share Links

Microsoft released a “completely rewritten” version update of OneDrive for iOS on Tuesday, promising bug fixes, performance improvements, and several new features for Office 365 subscribers. Version 9.1 of OneDrive now offers users the ability to scan as many paper documents as they want and save the pages into a single PDF, with options to …

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Apple's 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' Television Show Now Available on Apple Music

Apple’s second original television series, “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” premiered tonight and is now available to stream via Apple Music if you have an Apple Music subscription. The first episode of the series, which is based on the Carpool Karaoke segment made popular by “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” stars James Corden himself …

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Disney to Pull Movies From Netflix, Launch New Streaming Services

Disney plans to pull all of its movies from Netflix as it prepares to launch its own streaming services, the company said in its latest earnings report (via CNBC.) Starting in early 2018, Disney will launch an ESPN video streaming service that will feature approximately 10,000 MLB, NHL, MLS, collegiate, and tennis sporting events every …

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Apple's Tiny WestQuay Store Getting Much-Needed Expansion This Weekend

One of Apple’s tiniest retail stores, at the WestQuay shopping center in Southampton, UK, is getting a much-needed expansion this weekend. Apple’s tiny WestQuay retail store opened in February 2007 The current store, which recently turned 10 years old, will close on Friday evening for the final time, according to multiple people familiar with the …

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All 2017 iPhones to Come in Only Three Colors, Launch Simultaneously in September

Apple’s upcoming 2017 iPhones, including the “iPhone 8,” the iPhone 7s, and the iPhone 7s Plus, will be available in just three colors — black, silver, and gold — according to a new investor note shared today by respectable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo previously said the iPhone 8 would be available in a …

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS High Sierra to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fourth public beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra update to public beta testers, two weeks after releasing the third public beta. The fourth public beta of macOS High Sierra is likely identical to the fifth developer beta, which was provided to developers earlier this week. Beta testers who have signed …

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Apple Seeds Fourth Public Beta of tvOS 11 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 11 update to its public beta testing group, two weeks after providing testers with the third beta. The tvOS 11 public beta marks the first time public beta testers have had access to pre-release tvOS software, and this fourth beta corresponds to the fifth developer …

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