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Apple reportedly choosing not to hide sensor 'notch' on 'iPhone 8's' OLED display

Making a firm design decision, Apple is said to be choosing not to hide the sensor "notch" cut into the top of the "iPhone 8's" OLED display, taking after the look of some other devices like the Essential Phone.

'iPhone 8' software bar expected to replace Apple's iconic home button with gesture controls

Rather than presenting a virtual home button, the so-called "iPhone 8" is expected to instead offer a new software bar that could dramatically change how the iPhone is used, introducing new gesture controls for returning to the home screen and switching between apps.

Apple invites developers, media to Cupertino HQ to showcase ARKit apps

Apple on Monday brought developers and the press to its Cupertino headquarters, seeking to promote its ARKit platform for creating augmented reality apps on the iPhone and iPad.

YouTube begins planned evolutions of iPhone & iPad app, desktop site

Google's YouTube on Tuesday began rolling out a series of planned changes to its mobile and desktop interfaces, including new aesthetics and several feature upgrades.

Elgato outs five new Apple HomeKit-ready accessories including door lock & smoke detector [u]

Elgato on Tuesday revealed five upcoming accessories in its HomeKit-compatible Eve line, in some cases branching into new smarthome categories such as door locks and smoke detection. [Updated with more release info]

Uber vows to stop extended tracking as company seeks to turn a new leaf under new CEO

Uber will soon put an end to extended tracking in its iPhone app which allows it to continue tracking riders for up to five minutes after a trip, the company has announced amid reports it's taking on a new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

'iPhone 7s' family slightly larger than iPhone 7, may confound some case manufactuers

New reports from the supply chain suggest that the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 7s Plus" are slightly larger than the predecessors of the line, possibly causing some incompatibilities with particularly form-fitting protective cases.

Viral YouTube video of plane-to-plane AirDrop bogus, deleted by author

A viral video allegedly depicting a pilot sending a photo of another plane a long-distance AirDrop has been refuted by the recipient's airline, and has been deleted.

Apple joins Instagram to push 'Shot on iPhone' marketing campaign

Apple on Monday created an official account on Facebook's Instagram, leveraging it for a long-running campaign promoting the iPhone's camera technology.

Foxconn exec's social media post claims high rejection rate for 'iPhone 8' OLED screens

A social media posting by a known Foxconn executive claims that the supply chain for the "iPhone 8" is having difficulty with producing acceptable quantities of the OLED screen for the device, and is claiming a 40 percent defect rate because of custom cuts in the substrate that Apple is demanding for the device.

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