HomePod firmware

iPhone 8 Virtual Home Button Can Likely Resize, Hide as Needed

Now that Apple is apparently throwing out the iPhone's clickable home button for a touch-sensitive one, the company is getting ready to unveil a whole new virtual button for the iPhone 8. According to a new report from Apple Insider, as the uncovering of Apple secrets within HomePod firmware continues, developer Steven Troughton-Smith has revealed details on Twitter about the iPhone 8's...

iPhone 8 Could Mute Notifications Upon Facial Recognition

The latest code discovery to emerge from Apple's HomePod firmware may hint that the "iPhone 8" will silence notification sounds when a person is looking at their device —possibly taking advantage of the phone's 3D facial recognition technology. This week's HomePod firmware leak was loaded with info (including what the iPhone 8 will likely look like). Developers...