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Apple’s 2018 iPhone models may feature dual SIM and improved LTE support

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Apple is trying to outdo itself by introducing dual SIM and gigabit LTE support in 2018 iPhone models, reports KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has previously correctly predicted Apple’s activities. He has shared a report in which he claims that

Apple acquires AR startup Vrvana for $30M

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Apple recently acquired an augmented reality-based startup called Vrvana, reports TechCrunch. The deal was reported to be around $30 million. Vrvana created mixed-reality headset named Totem, but it never released. The headset was designed to merge AR and virtual reality

Apple delays the release of HomePod until 2018

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Apple has postponed the release of its HomePod speaker until 2018. The reason behind the delay is that the company needs more time to work on the speaker which is set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices and Google Home

Apple releases iOS 11.1.2; fixes cold weather bug on the iPhone X

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Seems like Apple’s problems are not going to end anytime soon. Barely days after it released a software update for the keyboard auto-correct issue with the iPhone X, the company has made another update available to the users. Apple released

Apple planning to put a rear facing 3D sensor in 2019 iPhone models

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Apple is working on a new 3D sensor system for 2019 iPhone models a technology different from the TrueDepth sensor that it uses in the iPhone X models, Bloomberg reports. The technology is in development at Sony, Panasonic, Infineon Technologies, and STMicroelectronics.

iPhone X’s Face ID already under scanner from hackers

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Barely ten days have gone since the launch of Apple‘s iPhone X and a cybersecurity firm claims to have fooled the Face ID technology in the smartphone using a mask. Vietnamese security firm Bkav released a blog post and video showing that they

iPhone X users reporting green line on their OLED display screens

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Just days after the launch of Apple’s iPhone X, some users are reporting problems with their OLED display screens. The users are complaining about a persistent green line on the edges of the phone screen. The green line does not

Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 update for iPhones and iPads with autocorrect bug fixed

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Apple has released iOS 11.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad users with a small but important update. The latest software update contains a fix for the autocorrect bug in the iOS 11.1 that has been changing the letter “I” to

Apple acquires image sensing startup InVisage Technologies

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Apple has acquired an image sensing startup called InVisage Technologies that develops solutions to improve imaging capabilities on space-constrained devices, like smartphones, TechCrunch reports. InVisage’s key product is called QuantumFilm, which combines software technology and material science to create smaller imaging technology that

Apple’s next iPad to come with Face ID and slimmer bezels

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Apple is working on a new iPad that will include many features borrowed from recently launched iPhone X such as Face ID, slimmer bezels and of course no Home button. According to Bloomberg, the redesigned iPad could make its debut as early

Apple soft launches Apple Pay in beta for the US customers

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Apple now allows users to send and receive money from the iPhone via Apple Pay. The feature lets you transfer money to your friends and family inside the Messages app from the iPhone. The service has been launched in public beta

Apple wins $120mn in ‘Slide to Unlock’ patent infringement case against Samsung

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Apple has emerged victorious in a patent infringement case over Samsung. The court ordered Samsung to pay $120 million to Apple for its ‘Slide to Unlock’ and other features which Samsung copied and used in its smartphones. In a statement, the

Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing chip code with Intel

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Qualcomm has filed a suit against Apple, accusing the Cupertino giant of sharing chip code with Intel, as reported by Bloomberg. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego that Apple used its commercial leverage to

iPhone X goes on sale today around the world

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The much-anticipated device from Apple, iPhone X is going on sale today worldwide. The iPhone X starts at $999 in the US and significantly more in many other countries. In India, the device will go on sale at Apple authorized resellers from 6

Apple is back in business in China thanks to iPhone 8

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Apple is finally experiencing some growth in China. The company has broken a bad run of sales the company was experiencing from the past 18 months thanks to the good sales of iPhone 8. According to a report from Canalys,

Apple denies reports about reduced accuracy of Face ID

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After a Bloomberg report claimed that Apple had reduced its requirements from suppliers on the accuracy level of Face ID, the Cupertino giant has denied any such allegations calling the report “completely false” and that it expects Face ID to be the new

Apple buys Kiwi wireless charging company PowerbyProxi

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Apple has acquired New Zealand-based wireless charging company, PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition was first reported by New Zealand based news site Stuff.co.nz. The company founded by Auckland University student Fady Mishriki in 2007, specializes in small, Qi standard-compliant

iPhone X pre-orders to start from October 27

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Apple has confirmed that its tenth anniversary special, iPhone X will be available to pre-order from October 27 in India along with many other countries including Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, the UK, and the US, among

Apple sued by a Japanese company over iPhone X Animoji feature

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Ahead of the official release of the iPhone X, Apple is finding itself embroiled in a trademark lawsuit in the US for the usage of the term ‘Animoji’, according to a Reuters report. A Tokyo based company is suing Apple

A bug in iOS 11 can give anyone access to your photos

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A potential bug has been discovered in the iOS 11 operating system which can give anyone access to the photos folder on your iPhone. The bug was discovered by YouTube channel iDeviceHelp and can affect any iPhone or iPad running the