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If there's way to receive Android notifications from an iPhone or iPad? Whether readers requested for this feature or not, this notification mirroring is actually available right now. Thanks to the ingenious app - IFTTT, iDevices can now finally receive alerts (SMS, calls, events and more) from your Android device.

The app which called IFTT allows users to create mini apps – applets, that can be carried out tasks under a particular set of circumstances. The logic behind the name is that the app creates an applet where you can select the "If This" trigger with the equivalent "Then That" action. Long story short, let's jump into it!


1. Download the app in App Store and Google Play on the devices you want to connect with.
2. Create an account and use the same accounts on your devices.
3. Once you logged in, open IFTTT on your device. Tap on the “+” to create an Applet.


4. Once you tapped the "+", the Applet Maker Screen will appear with four big words, “IF”, “THIS”, “THEN”, and “THAT”. Just simply tap on “This”.


5. Then, the multi-icon tiles menu will popup, which represents triggers that available for applets. Type “Android” in the search box to open all available Android triggers. Look for “Android SMS”. Tap it to open the trigger.



6. Next, choose “Any new SMS received”. After choosing that, the app will bring you back to the “If This Then That” screen with the word “That” highlighted. Tap it then an action “Notifications” will appear.


7. The only feature that available is “Send a notification”, so tap the check mark next to “Complete Action”.


And that's it! Now all IFTTT-connected devices will receive notifications directly from your Android devices. You Just need enable the notifications on your devices. Open the “Settings” of an iOS device, navigate to “Notifications” and switch on “IFTTT”.

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Apple yesterday officially announced the iPhone X, its all-new, redesigned, tenth anniversary iPhone. Right after the keynote where it debuted, reporters were treated to the hands-on demo room within the Steve Jobs Theater where they got to be among the first people in the world to hold an iPhone X. Below we'll round up some of the first impressions on the device, which many publications are describing as "beautiful," "amazing," and a "weird-looking" iPhone.


The Verge mentioned that the the "star of the show" for the iPhone X is its 5.8-inch OLED screen, which goes to great lengths in proving that an iPhone without a Home Button can actually work. Furthermore, the site said Face ID "actually works," with a nearby Apple demo assistant repeatedly showing off the biometric security feature, which "worked every time" even under the bright and erratic conditions of the demo area. Is it worth having it? The Verge thinks that although it is expensive, the iPhone X is well worth it.

SlashGear thinks the iPhone X looks familiar, and yet so very different. Similarly, he also commenting on the "striking" OLED display. While other smartphones have had OLED screens, SlashGear said the iPhone X "takes it to another level," with text and graphics that look "embedded into the toughened glass" of the display. But he felt the iPhone X notch seems pretty ugly, in spite of this does not affect the use of the smartphones


While appleinsider make complaints that iPhone X gives Apple the ability to drive sales of an "even more premium" smartphone, featuring specifications and capabilities that are harder (if not impossible) to launch in the mega-million volumes that existing generations of iPhones currently sell at. Apple didn't just slap on a better camera and upgrade the screen resolution in order to charge more or declare a "technological first."

Regarding to iMore's first hands on review, they basically generalize that there's three specific eras of iPhone. With the launches of iPhone X, the third era of iPhone has begun.The site saying that new Super Retina Display is incredible though, but there's one drawback: A notch that drops down over on the top of iPhone X. IMore also tested Face ID, just like Touch ID, it learns as you use it.


Finally, TechRadar describes iPhone X "easily, easily the best-looking phone Apple's ever made," with rear glass that feels "solid and secure" in the hand and the rounded edges and light form factor make it "pleasant to hold," although fingerprints will be a problem. Despite being slightly smaller than an iPhone 7 Plus, But we still two need hands to operate.

KGI's well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today to investors released a research report, which pointed out that Apple's current daily production for iPhone X is less than 10,000 units, he expects it will lead to its high-end OLED models in a considerable For a long period of time in a "serious shortage" of the state.

Kuo said that this OLED iPhone output less than 10,000 per day is caused by the restrictions on the supply of components. Not only that, he also estimates that the iPhone X gold version will encounter some production problems, resulting in this version of the supply more tense, the early stage only small batch into the market, and even the golden version may be delayed into the market time, but other color version doesn’t have this problem.


In spite of this, the analyst believes that the delay will only have a very limited impact on Apple and its supply chain members. He mentioned in the report that the Golden version is expected to be a new color, new color should be deeper than the Rose Gold.

Due to component supply constraints, we estimate current production of the OLED iPhone at less than 10k units per day, which means the model will remain in severe short supply for a while. Furthermore, we estimate that the gold version of the OLED iPhone will encounter some production problems and will initially be available only in extremely low volume. There is even a chance that the gold version will go on sale at a later date than the other versions. However, we believe these shipment delays will have a limited impact on the shares of Apple and its supply chain members.

Whilst details about the unreleased iPhones are continue to trickle out from the iOS 11 Golden Master that was leaked on Friday, and the latest information, sourced from iOS developer Steve Troughton-Smith, confirms the RAM we can expect to see in the three devices.

The forthcoming 5.8-inch OLED iPhone X and the 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus will both offer 3GB RAM, the same memories as current iPhone 7 Plus. While the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will include 2GB RAM, the same memories as current iPhone 7. Apple to announce these new iPhones tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, alongside 4K Apple TV and LTE Apple Watch

Via MacRumors, Image Via MacRumors

Sifting through a leaked iOS GM build, Brazilian iOS developer Guilherme Rambo has discovered code strings that not only corroborate earlier wireless charging rumors but indicate that the phone “will even show some 3D animations” when it’s being charged wirelessly. Although the actual animations are not present in the GM build though.


It would appear that iOS 11 includes a new “ChargingViewService” routine that identifies if a device model is compatible with wireless charging. It’s also tasked with displaying the animations when the device is connected to a wireless charger. But we are still unclear if the feature will be supported on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models as well.


Another leak from Jeffrey Grossman, a New York-based developer and co-founder of confidential messaging app Confide, has uncovered code strings in the leaked iOS 11 GM suggesting a double-click of the Side button will confirm a pending Apple Pay transaction, and it might be also coming to iPad and iTouch as well.

"Looks like Face ID will work with Apple Pay, and it may be coming to the iPad and iPod touch as well." Said Jeffrey in a tweet this morning. "And it appears that Face ID occurs automatically but you double click the side button to confirm payment," the developer later said in a separate tweet.


As far as it goes, we expected A11 Fusion chip to be built into the iPhone X, the iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus, are seems like is a 4+2 core device, according to Steve Troughton-Smith and Twitter user Longhorn. Four of the cores are higher-powered cores supported by two lower power cores. That's similar to the A10 chip, which was a quad-core SoC with two high-performance cores and two energy efficient cores, but it's likely to offer some impressive performance improvements.


We already know that A fifth-generation Apple TV with support for 4K video likely to announce in fall event, and now we have a better idea about the 4K streaming requirements. As iOS developer Steven Troughton-Smith has managed to uncover new code strings from Apple’s iOS 11 GM, indicating the device will render natively at 4K resolution (2160p) and support ultra-high-definition television sets (UHD).

UHD-1 is also called 2160p and 2160p is specifically mentioned in the iOS 11 GM code. The standard features a crisp resolution of 3,840-by-2,160 pixels, or four times the pixels of the Full HD standard (1,920-by-1,080 resolution) supported by the current Apple TV model. Via the leak, the device will also render its interface in 4K via @2x Retina scaling.

Steve T-S, if we want to play the new Apple TV 4K content smoothly, the home broadband speed at least stable at 15Mbps. In addition to this new discovery, Steve T-S also found the new Apple TV's native resolution output of 2160p UHD, at the same time, it will support Dolby horizon and HDR 10, while also support a variety of color formats.


Lastly, Well-known Apple blogger John Gruber said on his blog, he almost sure the iOS 11 GM is deliberately leaked. He mentioned that this is not a mistake, but a reckless Apple employee malicious. But no matter who did it, he would be the most unpopular people in Cupertino, CA, More surprises were spoiled by this leak than any leak in Apple history.

Via iDownloadBlog And MacRumors, Image Via iDownloadBlog And 9to5Mac

Last night, the iOS 11 GM was leaked so we able to glimpse into numerous iPhone 8 features, also including a look at a new edition of the Apple Watch. Now, the upcoming iOS version further details the flagship phone's tidbits, including more hints about the new 3D animated emoji for iMessage, and new 2017 iPhones' naming.

Based on information in the iOS 11 GM firmware, the new "Animoji", appear to be a feature exclusive to Apple's so-called iPhone 8 and the phone's new 3D sensing capability, enabling users to create custom 3D animated emoji based on facial expressions picked up by the camera. Users will be able to make Animoji of unicorns, robots, pigs, pile of poo and many more.


The range of expressions that the iPhone 8 will be able to detect are listed in a separate asset, showing off the level of detail the new camera feature is capable of reading on a human face. Animoji will be able to be customized using movement of the left and right eyebrows, cheeks, chin, eyes, jaw, lips, and mouth, with global detection for sad and happy faces.


According to iOS developer Steven Troughton Smith, Apple’s three new phones are called iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The 8 and 8 Plus models would be the lower-tier LCD phones, whereas the iPhone X is the highly-anticipated OLED model. The name reveal joins a flurry of leaks from earlier in the day, detailing new features like Face ID, new wallpapers, and LTE Apple Watch.

Whilst this isn’t 100% set in stone, it is by far the best indicator and we are very confident that these are correct. Of course, Apple could have changed its mind about branding decisions late at the fall event. But the ‘iPhone X’ is what most people were calling the iPhone 8, although rumors suggested Apple could called it 'iPhone Edition' or 'iPhone Pro.'


The iPhone X perhaps has the biggest design change since iPhone 6 was launched, featuring 5.8 inch edge-to-edge OLED screen, very minimal bezels on all four sides with a center top notch to accommodate the front camera, earpiece and 3D sensors. As well as upgraded internals, Face ID replaces Touch ID, wireless charging , upgraded cameras that will likely support OIS on both the wide-angle and telephoto lenses, and much more!

Via 9to5Mac And MacRumors, Image Via MacRumors

We’re only a few days from Apple’s big fall iPhone event, but the big news is the leaked iOS 11 GM firmware that 9to5Mac received last evening. The iOS 11 GM firmware, which should be pushed next week, leaked a handful of details about the upcoming LTE Apple Watch and iPhone 8, it also hints that Apple will be adding new wallpapers in iOS 11, as well as to update AirPods in the fall iPhone event. Let's break apart to take a look at!

First off, in the Watch app, there's an image of third-generation Apple Watch with a cellular connection. The device has the same factor design as the current Apple Watch, featuring a Space Gray body and matching band, but it appears to have a bright red Digital Crown. It also seems Apple Watch Series 3 will come in a new ‘blush gold’ color for the aluminium Sport watches and a new gray ceramic material for the Apple Watch Edition.


The code in the update also suggests the Apple Watch will be able to make calls vi LTE, sharing a phone number with the iPhone. The Apple Watch will be added to an existing phone plan, and there are hints that carriers will offer free/cheaper trial plans. In addition, Apple Watch's Control Center also appeared to have a cellular data toggle, signal strength indicator and the new "iPhone 8" icon.


Of course, the leaks must be mixed with some "iPhone 8" information, in the iOS 11 GM version, a new feature was found, it's called "Portrait Lighting." This functionality looks like an additional feature to the Portrait Mode. It can support Contour Light, Natural Light, Stage Light, Stage Light Mono, and Studio Light. It’s possible this Portrait mode enhancement could be related to the flash when shooting.

In addition, the new leak also includes a new video recording resolution and shooting speed:

  • 1080p HD at 240 fps 480 MB with 1080p HD at 240 fps
  • 4K at 24 fps (Footer) 270 MB with 4K at 24 fps (film style) (HEVC Footer) 135 MB with 4K at 24 fps (film style)
  • 4K at 60 fps (Footer) 450 MB with 4K at 60 fps (higher resolution, smoother) (HEVC Footer) 400 MB with 4K at 60 fps (higher resolution, smoother)

9to5Mac also see evidence that OLED iPhone will be featured with True Tone Display to achieve white balance, similar to the new iPad Pro models. As for the new resolution, it's believed we’ll see 1125×2436 based on this firmware. There are images that feature the design of the iPhone 8 with slim bezels and a notch at the top of the device for the camera.


Two screenshots buried within the update give us a look at the new navigation bar on the iPhone 8, which will replace the Home button with a set of gestures. Pulling upwards on the bar brings up the Home screen and a longer pull brings up the App Switcher. There are also hints that the elongated sleep/sleep wake button (now called side button) will activate Siri and bring up Apple Pay cards and passes.


In addition, Face ID seems to be the "Pearl ID" official marketing name, it will replace the Touch ID fingerprint recognition. As a new generation of identity recognition system that eventually replaces the Touch ID, the Face ID setting should make the user look familiar, at least similar to the style how the Touch ID is set up. After further mining, 9to5Mac found the specific steps to set up Face ID.

New OLED iPhone features a near bezel-less display with a cutout notch for the front camera, earpiece, and sensors. Now, Guilherme Rambo has found exactly how that will work. The left side of the status bar will feature the clock time, while the right side primary displaying WiFi, cellular signal strength, and battery life.


Lastly, in the iOS 11 GM version, contains a lot of colorful retro style wallpaper, as well as for OLED screen prepared pure black wallpaper. On the iPhone 7 Plus, there are 17 new wallpapers. Including seven retro style wallpaper, six flowers wallpaper, three space wallpaper and a pure black wallpaper.


Via 9to5Mac And MacRumors, Images Are From 9to5Mac

As we reported yesterday, the consensus view on the iPhone 8/Edition/X is that it will be available in three storage tiers, with standrd pricing starting at $999. Reports to date have suggested a 64GB model at $999, a 256GB one at $1099 and a 512GB model at $1199.

While UBS have disagreed, they basically think that Apple usually prices its flagship Plus models at a slight discount to Samsung’s premium Galaxy Note devices. With the Galaxy Plus at $840 and the Note at $950, we think a $900 price tag for the base OLED model makes sense. They also said that only 64GB and 256GB tiers will be offered.


Also according to one of the original sources of the ‘Blush Gold’ iPhone 8 rumor, Benjamin Geskin, who leaked the device's SIM tray, claiming iPhone 8 will actually be available in just two or three colors, “Blush Gold", Silver, and Black. Although we aren’t sure what Apple will call this new take on gold, it is being referred to as copper or ‘blush gold' for the time being. 


Apple could debut a radically redesigned iPhone that features an OLED of an edge-to-edge display, a vertical rear camera, a facial recognition system, a much-improved processor, and wireless charging functionalities. Alongside the OLED iPhone, Apple is also expected to announce 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Series at September 12 Events at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater.

One of the biggest mysteries for the new iPhone is the naming. Is it called iPhone 8 or something else? According to a report from the Netherlands site iCulture, sources from global mobile phone operator revealed that the upcoming 5.8-inch OLED iPhone will be called the iPhone X, X in the Roman numerals meaning 10.

The reliable source said on Thursday that several of his company executives went to Cupertino and talked about the details of the iPhone X release info. To be sure, OLED iPhone is called iPhone X, iPhone 7s will be called iPhone 8, iPhone 7s Plus will be called iPhone 8 Plus. Furthermore, the pre-order will start on September 15th and ship starts on September 22nd.


Well-known smartphone leaker Benjamin Geskin today tweeted iPhone pricing, citing a friend of a friend who works at Apple as his source, that the entry-level iPhone D (or iPhone 8) with 64 gigabytes of storage would start at $999, with other storage SKUs adding an extra $100 to the base price.

The 64GB iPhone 8 pricing will starts at $999, for context, 32GB iPhone 7 Plus starting at $769, while 256GB iPhone 8 could cost $1,099, and 128GB iPhone 7 Plus costing $869 in the USA, lastly the 512GB iPhone 8 could cost as high as $1,199, in contrast, the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus only costing 969 bunks to purchase.

Prior reports have suggested that Apple’s next iPhone could be its most expensive iPhone in the history. Fast Company, citing “a source with knowledge of Apple’s plans,” made claims back in February that the OLED iPhone would be priced at more than $1,000 due to advanced technologies, While The New York Times last week said the baseline of OLED iPhone could start at $999.

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Brazilian iOS developer Guilherme Rambo recently found in the source code that indicates the "iPhone 8" may let people trigger Siri by holding down the sleep/wake button when they're not using "Hey Siri, which the sleep/wake button to invoke Siri in place of the Home button.

In a tweet last night, the developer trying to claim that “What if the lock button becomes the home button? 🤔” After a user named Vitor asked if he discovered some code that could support the idea, Rambo confirmed saying, “I did find a gesture to invoke Siri by holding the lock button.”


Without a home button, Apple is reportedly having to make major interface adjustments for the "iPhone 8," implementing new gestures and a "software bar," as well as replacing Touch ID with 3D facial recognition. The Cupertino firm could conceivably put Siri in the software bar, although there have been no rumors to that effect yet.

It’s unclear where Rambo found this new detail, but he’s built the solid reputation this year. He discovered details about the iPhone 8's Touch ID could invoke with sleep/wake button, 4K Apple TV, HomePod. Now that we’re two days into September, we’ve only got 10 more before we officially find out about this new detail along with everything else.


Apple could debut a radically redesigned iPhone that features an OLED of an edge-to-edge display, a vertical rear camera, a facial recognition system, a much-improved processor, and wireless charging functionalities. Alongside the OLED iPhone, Apple is also expected to announce 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Series.

Via 9to5Mac And AppleInsider, Image Via Guilherme Rambo And BGR

In iOS 11, Apple has added a feature that’s sure to be of value to iPhone users still on a data plan. The new feature shows your data usage, calling, and text usage stats for your current billing cycle (including your other call-enabled devices such as your iPad or Mac). Sadly, this feature is currently only available to T-Mobile users (sure will show up for other carriers’ users sometime in the future).

1. Open the Settings app on the Home screen
2. Tap the “Cellular” menu option.
3. In the Cellular menu, tap the “Usage” menu option.


On the “Usage” page you will able to see How much cellular data you’ve used for the current billing period, how many calls you’ve made, and how many text messages you’ve sent for this billing period. The rest of the UI dedicated to the new feature is comprised of a lot of white space as well as information about when the carrier last updated the data and when is the billing cycle ends.

If you don’t want an app to update when connected to the cellular network? Turn it off in the "Celluar Data" options, and it’ll then only refresh when you’re connected to Wi-Fi, saving you precious megabytes of data.

Image Via MacTrast

Apple today released iOS 11 beta 9, only 3 days after seeding iOS 11 beta 8 to developers and over two months introduced the update in WWDC 2017. Developers who registered from the Apple Developer Center can download the new iOS 11 beta OTA once the proper configuration profile has been installed. The iOS 11 adds new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, and more. 


Apple’s previous iOS 11 betas have revamped few app icons like Maps and App Store, as well as tweaked some Control Center elements like Music widget in Control Center now displays the Music app icon. According to Apple's release notes, they seem fixed tons of bug in this beta. As we approach the final release next month, we expect more stability and fewer noticeable changes.

The release notes says using 3D Touch with data detectors (phone numbers, addresses, etc) should now works correctly, fixed several of third-party apps issue, Airplay should works now in third-party apps. Siri also gains new voices for both genders of Brazilian Portuguese, Canadian French, Dutch, and Swedish, lastly, when tap the Wi-Fi toggle in Control Center now disconnects from the current network and temporarily disables Wi-Fi networking.

Apple also seeded tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 beta 8 to developers, one week after releasing the sixth beta. Developers who registered from Apple Developer Center can download the tvOS 11 update by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C cable and installing the beta software using iTunes.The new feature in tvOS 11 are the Home Screen Sync, which Keep your apps and Home screens up to date across any Apple TV, Automatic Dark Mode and Automatic Pair AirPods with tvOS 11.

Via 9to5Mac

Apple today Officially sent out media invites for its first-ever event to be held at the Steve Jobs Theater on new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. As usual the event is on a Tuesday, September 12, and it’s scheduled to start at 10:00 am. The theme of the event is in the tagline: "Let's meet at our place.”


Of course, The invites doesn’t say specifically what will be announced, but the consensus is that Apple will use the stage to unveil next-generation iPhones. Most likely, Apple could debut a radically redesigned iPhone that features an OLED of edge-to-edge display, a vertical rear camera, a  facial recognition system, a much improved processor, and wireless charging functionalities.

Alongside the OLED iPhone, Apple is also expected to announce 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Series, although have not been heavily featured in rumors, but they too are said to feature glass bodies, support for wireless charging functionality, processor, etc.


Obviously, the iPhones aren't the only upgrades products that Apple will unveil at the event. Several rumors are suggest Apple will introduce Apple Watch Series 3 with an LTE chip that allows it to be decoupled from the iPhone. A 4K and HDR capabilities Apple TV maybe also release at the September Event.

In addition to the unveiling of its new line of hardware products, Apple is also expected to use the venue for the launch of its latest operating systems— iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11— after recently showing off the new releases back in June at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Are You Ready?!

Via MacRumors And 9to5Mac, Image Via MacRumors
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