It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.
Stainless steel reinforced frame, and a higher price
Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone, set to be released with a rather large 5.8-inch display size, is expected to adopt a chassis made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel metal frame, according to sources from within the upstream supply chain.
It is borked but Apple is still displaying it
After keeping rather quiet about faults on the LG's UltraFine 5K monitor which it suggested fanboys bought to plug into their Macs, Apple appears to be delaying sales for a couple of months until the borked units can be replaced.
Rant: Keeping the press tame
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple claims that it is working to defeat all that nasty fake news that is out there, but there is a very real possibility that it will use the system to censor any media organisations which are not card carrying members of the Tame Apple Press.
No long-range wireless charging solutions for now
Long-standing rumors surrounding the possibility of wireless charging being a hot feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 this year are now receiving some confirmation, thanks to the company’s recent decision to join the 213-member Wireless Power Consortium group.
We thought it was not doing that
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.
Surrender Direct3D 12, Vulkan and Open GL
The Tame Apple Press has been running a yarn which claims that Apple has invented 3D web graphics and its “Metal” software will be the basis of the new 3D graphics standard for the web.
Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years
Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.
Robbing a wallet near you
Last week Apple announced that the average selling price of the iPhones jumped to $695, proving once again that Jobs was right about people not wanting a larger phone.