Apple accidentally LEAKS design of iPhone 8

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Apple HomePod firmware has revealed that the upcoming iPhone 8 will come with a bezel-less design along with a new facial recognition technology.

It also features the "FaceDetect", and it warns the people regarding their face.

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith spotted the release on Saturday and has been tweeting out his discoveries since then. Troughton-Smith found references which confirm that the new iPhone will have a facial recognition feature.

I can confirm reports that HomePod's firmware reveals the existence of upcoming iPhone's infra-red face unlock in BiometricKit and elsewhere.

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Expect to see the iPhone 8 appear around the time the HomePod is released later this year. We'd usually advise caution when reading any new iPhone 8 rumors, but this information comes directly from the horse's mouth, so to speak.

First, all of those iPhone 8 bezel-less display concepts out there appear to be on point. They've also concluded that the resolution for the iPhone 8 could be as much of a visual leap forward from current-generation iPhones as the iPhone 4's Retina display was from the original iPhone.

More evidence has emerged that Apple's next iPhone will have a new design and a feature that allows it to detect a user's face.

Instead of using a physical home button, the iPhone 8 will have a virtual home button that is called the "Home Indicator".

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Apple's HomePod smart speaker will operate on the company's own iOS, yet it won't bolster outsider applications or augmentations as indicated by firmware posted on the web.

However, the news about the placement of Touch ID is still not clear. The firmware is essentially the same as the iPhone firmware, but it has a few alterations.

Going by the rumors, leaks, and revelations that have been surfacing lately, Apple is more or less confirmed to ditch its traditional Touch ID home button.

If the leak is legit - and it looks like it is - this represents one of the larger Apple breaches in recent years.

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