Despite a flurry of incessant news reports maintaining that Apple is poised to bore its customers to death with a completely snooze-worthy iPhone 7 this fall, there's actually excessive evidence providing reason to believe that the portended death of iPhone 7 has been greatly exaggerated—for reasons that should be obvious.
Before examining what's actually in the pipeline for this fall's new iPhone 7 lineup, first consider why there's so much talk of "nothing new" among so many analysts and columnists who happen to be aligned with Google.
Apple has yet to announce an updated version of 2011's Thunderbolt Display, but pretty soon it won't be selling the old one either. The company will sell through any existing stock in the online and brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, but it doesn't plan to continue manufacturing the current model.
Explaining the decision, an Apple spokesperson toldTechCrunch that because iOS 10's kernel cache does not contain sensitive information, it does not need to be encrypted.
"The kernel cache doesn't contain any user info, and by unencrypting it we're able to optimize the operating system's performance without compromising security," the representative said.
When Apple runs through its operating system announcements at WWDC, the OS X part of the show is pretty much the only instance when the company spends any time talking about a product name.
Addressing a vulnerability that could have potentially resulted in remote code execution, Apple yesterday announced a firmware update for several of its AirPort Wi-Fi products.
Addressing a vulnerability that could have potentially resulted in remote code execution, Apple announced a firmware update for several of its AirPort Wi-Fi products on Monday.