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iPhone 8 Model

Unlike its predecessors, the iPhone 8 will reportedly get a glass back for wireless charging purposes, and instead of a fingerprint reader, the cameras offer facial recognition unlocking. Its Samsung OLED display boasts 1125 x 2436 native resolution, making it sharper than the iPhone 7 Plus. No word yet on how many different models we'll get, but they're all expected to cost upwards of $1,000. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Currency

With Apple stock reaching all-time highs even before the iPhone 8 release, it could become the world's first trillion-dollar company by the end of this year. Designer Jade Dalloul shows us what their very own currency could look like, along with other famous companies, such as Microsoft and McDonalds. Continue reading for more pictures.

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iPhone 8 Glass Edition

We're just weeks away from the official iPhone 8 press event, but that hasn't stopped Curved Labs from envisioning a limited "Glass Edition". This translucent handset was designed to showcase Apple's A11 CPU, along with all of the other parts that make up the phone, including a TouchID sensor that's embedded directly into the OLED display. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 Bezel

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Apple may have accidentally leaked information about one of its upcoming iPhone models in the company's HomePod speaker firmware. That's right, developer Steve Troughton-Smith discovered a face unlock feature for the iPhone, which enables users to get past the lock screen by just looking at the handset. This could also mean that not every model will have TouchID, but FaceUnlock instead. continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Park Spaceship

Photo credit: MIKAEL JANSSON/WSJ MAGAZINE

Apple's futuristic spaceship campus, also known as Apple Park, is set to open soon, and here's a first look inside, courtesy of Jony Ive. "There's the same rather strange process you go through when you finish a product and you prepare to release it - it's the same set of feelings. That feels encouragingly healthy, because I would be concerned if we lost that sense of anxiety. I think that would suggest that we were not as self-critical, not as curious, not as inquisitive as we have to be able to be effective and do good work," said Ive. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 Pro

Here it is, an unofficial look at the iPhone 8 Pro, which will be reported to cost $1,200. There are some rumors that Apple is going to ditch TouchID altogether, but some claim that it's still on track to be integrated directly into the curved AMOLED display. The dual rear cameras remain, stacked vertically to offer better shallow depth-of-field (tilt-shift) photos. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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MacBook-i

Apple may some day discontinue the iPad and create a tablet / laptop hybrid of sorts to replace it. Industrial designer Michael Muleba gives us a first look at such a device, with the MacBook-i. In addition to Siri voice control, there's also a laser-projected keyboard that works on just about any flat surface. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 White

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Graphics artist Martin Hajek is back at it again with a new render, and this time, it's Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 handset in a white / silver combo. Refuting earlier rumors, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims the iPhone 8 will not support in-screen fingerprint scanning, but rather Touch will be placed in an alternative location. Other features include: a 5.8-inch OLED display and a 3D front camera with facial recognition. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 Bezelless

We are just months away from the official iPhone 8 unveiling, and many leaked cases, as well as, smartphone designs, have popped up, including this bezel-less device. It draws inspiration from the Xiaomi Mi Mix, and keeps the home button, despite recent rumors of TouchID being integrated directly into the display. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Classic iPhone Prototype

Photo credit: Kocienda

Yes, it's already been 10-years since the release of Apple's first iPhone, and to commemorate, Ken Kocienda, a designer who was on the "Project Purple Team", posted an image of two early prototypes. The two devices above are called "Wallabies", and were used develop the software keyboard. Continue reading for a video of the original iPod-inspired iPhone user interface.

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