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Apple’s 2018 iPhone Line Up to Use Face ID, as Touch ID Will Retire Says KGI

According to the latest research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (and Apple product crystal ball holder), Apple will reportedly adopt Face ID and abandon Touch ID for next year’s iPhone line up. The research note issued this evening, as reported by 9to5Mac, says while Apple currently faces production issues with Face ID components,...

How ‘Face ID’ Camera on iPhone 8 Will Work According to KGI [PIC]

Update Sept. 9: the OLED model will be called iPhone X, according to iOS 11, as leaked this morning. So keep that in mind when you're reading this post, which was published last night (in other words, replace iPhone 8 with iPhone X). With iOS 11 GM leaked, more details have been revealed about Apple’s...

iPhone 8 to Use Lighting Connector With USB-C Fast Charging: KGI

There has been a bit of confusion going around as to whether or not new iPhones released this year will feature Lightning ports. Now, Ming-Chi Kuo, a respected analyst at KGI Securities, is claiming the Lightning port is staying but with a new feature, reads a new report from MacRumors. Kuo claims that rather than changing the...

‘iPhone 8’ Wireless Charging Coming with Switch to All-Glass Casing: KGI

According to the latest research note issued by KGI Securities analyst (or Apple fortune teller), Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may introduce wireless charging in next year’s iPhone line up, when there is a move back to an all-glass casing. His latest note, as obtained by MacRumors, Kuo explains his reasonings: We believe one of the reasons...

KGI Securities: Apple Unlikely to Refresh iPhone SE in Early 2017

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Apple is unlikely to refresh the iPhone SE in early 2017, meaning that we may not see an annual refresh cycle for the device. Kuo says Apple will prolong iPhone SE's lifecycle beyond the usual one-year refresh in a bid to boost its gross margins and minimize the impact on...