Tag Archive: Sensor


Photos of alleged iPhone 7 dual-lens camera sensor have leaked

The first images of what could be the iPhone 7’s dual-lens camera allegedly leaked online today, giving fans a sneak peak at the future of iPhotography. Apple is rumored to be including a dual-lens camera sensor on at least the iPhone 7 Plus, and if the leaked sensor below is the real deal, it appears […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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First glimpse at iPhone 6s Plus display shows off Force Touch sensor

The iPhone 6s Plus is less than two weeks away but, like last year, photos of the larger-sized iPhone have been decidedly scare compared to its 4.7-inch baby brother. That appears to have changed thanks to two new photos leaked from supply chain sources in Taiwan — showing off the iPhone 6s Plus’ display and […]

Clever sensor tells your iPhone whether your favorite restaurant is full

Your iPhone can help you find a good brunch place, with reviews on Yelp that indicate a restaurant’s best dishes. But there really isn’t any real-time help, except maybe calling or taking your chances and just showing up, to find out if you and your friends can get a table at a local hot spot. […]

How Apple Watch heart rate sensor can improve your running

When you run with Apple Watch, swiping to the right in the Workout app reveals your heart rate. Is this just for curiosity value, or can it actually help you improve your running? Green versus infrared LEDs: the difference with… Read more ›

Luxury watchmaker IWC takes on Apple Watch with new strap sensor

If you need more evidence that the luxury Swiss watchmakers are as truly screwed as Jony Ive predicted, look no further than IWC’s laughable answer for keeping up with the Apple Watch. The luxury watch company is adding a smart sensor… Read more ›

Sony to invest $376 million to expand iPhone camera sensor production

Sony is planning to invest $ 376 million dollars to boost capacity for chips used in smartphone camera sensors, including the iPhone. The company announced today that this will be the second boost to capacity made this year to meet demand.… Read more ›

iPhone 6s may feature updated Touch ID sensor for better Apple Pay

Touch ID is going to get a big upgrade in the next iPhone, according to a new rumor from reputable Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo. In his latest note to investors, Kuo says Apple plans to upgrade the fingerprint scanning technology in its… Read more ›

Samsung will fix its glitchy fingerprint sensor by copying Touch ID

Samsung’s fingerprint scanners could be some of the worst available in today’s mobile devices; they’re so unreliable that most people don’t even bother with them. But sources familiar with the company’s plans say it is working to change that for the upcoming… Read more ›

VERT sensor wants to do the impossible – teach white men how to jump

LAS VEGAS — I love basketball, but I have a weakness — I can’t jump. I’ve hit the gym. I’ve tried jumping exercises. None of it has worked, but a new fitness sensor called VERT might be the first wearable… Read more ›

Sony’s new sensor could bring 4K video to next iPhone

Apple didn’t give the iPhone 6 camera a big update this cycle, but next year could be a revolutionary leap forward for iPhotographers, if Apple upgrades to the new sensor its camera supplier Sony just unveiled. Sony announced today that… Read more ›