August 6, 2019
Apple will launch 2021 iPhone with both Face ID and full-screen display Touch ID, as per a new report by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This would be a departure from Apple’s current stance where all high-end iOS devices are moving to Face ID, while Touch ID is used on Macs and low-end iOS devices. If the report is correct, Apple would use ultrasonic sensing for full-display …
July 31, 2019
Apple will be releasing 2020 iPhones with 3D sensing cameras. From the 3 iPhones that will be released in 2020, only 2 will support these time-of-flight cameras. These cameras will help Apple deliver a ‘revolutionary’ augmented reality experience as well as allow the cameras to take better photos.
July 30, 2019
Apple will finally start moving back to scissor mechanism based keyboards with the upcoming 16-inch MacBook Pro. This will be a much-awaited change from the butterfly mechanism keyboards which have been plagued with so many reported issues that Apple has an on-going free repair program, even for 2019 MacBooks.
July 29, 2019
A new report confirms that all new iPhone models released in 2020 will ship with 5G support. The iPhones will support both mmWave and sub-6GHz in the United States while a special model with just sub-6GHz support might be created for China.
July 26, 2019
Apple is gearing up to sell 75 million iPhones in the last 2 quarters of 2019. Component manufacturers for iPhone are gearing up to meet the demand, which is almost the same as 2018’s second half sales numbers. This signals stabilization in demand for iPhone, however, there is no uptick in sales either.
July 26, 2019
Apple has announced that it will be acquiring majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The acquisition includes equipment, 17,000 patents and 2,000 employees. The deal will be closed by fourth quarter of 2019, if everything goes through regulatory approvals without any issues.
July 25, 2019
Slack has released a new update to their desktop app for Mac and Windows which brings about major performance improvements. The app should load up to 33% faster, connect to calls 10 times faster and consume 50% less memory than before. It will also provide a better offline experience by caching recently viewed conversations and channels and making them readable when network connectivity is interrupted.
July 24, 2019
Apple will be releasing 3 new iPhone models in fall 2019, all of which will be powered by a new A13 chip. The iPhone models will be direct successors to iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The phones will also have a Lightning port instead of USB-C like iPad Pro, a new Taptic Engine, no 3D Touch, three cameras on iPhone XS successors …
July 23, 2019
Apple might be replacing OLED with MicroLED display in Apple Watch in 2020, as per reports from sources in the company’s supply chain. MicroLED would use less power, provide higher brightness and allow for thinner devices, however it has not been used in commercial products yet.
July 23, 2019
Apple has released a new feature with iOS 12.4 called iPhone migration. This tool lets users transfer data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone, wirelessly or with a cable. This migration works similar to restoring data from iCloud or iTunes, except that the data is transferred directly between devices. Here is how you can use iPhone migration to transfer data to your new …