Firmware

iPhone 8 Facial Recognition May Work With Apple Pay

Code discovered in leaked HomePod firmware suggests Apple's "iPhone 8" will integrate facial recognition into the Apple Pay process. Based on the leak, there is nothing to suggest that the technology will not completely replace Touch ID. Developer Daniel Niyazov in a tweet on Wednesday noted references to "pearl," which is thought to be Apple's...

AirPods Firmware 3.5.1 Released with Undisclosed Bug Fixes

A firmware update for AirPods is now being pushed to synchronized iPhones, which addresses undisclosed bugs. According to AppleInsider, the new AirPods firmware 3.5.1 is being automatically installed on the AirPods when they are connected to the iPhone and are in their charging case, plugged into a charger. The update takes place without any user intervention and only...

Pebble Firmware 2.5 Released with iOS 8 Compatibility, Emoji and More

Pebble has today announced the release of version 2.5 of its smartwatch firmware, which is not only iOS 8 compatible, but also introduces a host of new features, including support for Emoji as well as activation of Pebble’s compass features.  "If you’re anything like us, you <3 emojis. Why waste time typing out how you feel when...