Apple files lawsuit against Qualcomm over four patent infringement

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Apple is not stopping its legal battle against Qualcomm as the company has filed petitions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to challenge four of Qualcomm’s patents. The main goal of Apple is to have the patent office cancel the four Qualcomm patents in question. Interestingly, all four are involved in the patent infringement lawsuit Qualcomm levied against Apple last year. Continue reading “Apple files lawsuit against Qualcomm over four patent infringement”

Apple AirPower multi-device wireless charger said to launch in September

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Anyone who looks closely Apple is slowly yet steadily moving towards wireless era, be it the removal of 3.5mm audio jack or the introduction of wireless charging supports in the iPhone 8 and iPhone X phones. This feature brings the ability to drop the iPhones on a charging mat and juice it up via a process known as induction. Apple introduced an accessory of its own for this; the AirPower but said that it wouldn’t be available until 2018.  Continue reading “Apple AirPower multi-device wireless charger said to launch in September”

Apple’s 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus said to be the most popular model this year

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Apple’s new iPhones are expected to launch later this year; we already know that the company will be launching three new iPhones this year which includes the iPhone X-second generation, iPhone X Plus that sports a 6.5-inches, and a low-cost 6.1 iPhone. Now a fresh report from supply chain sources suggests that the largest of Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup; the 6.5-inch model will be the top-selling model. Continue reading “Apple’s 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus said to be the most popular model this year”

Apple iOS 12 will now securely share emergency location with 911

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Starting iOS 12, iPhone users in the U.S. will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first responders. This provides faster and more accurate information to help reduce emergency response times. Since more than 80% of 911 calls, today come from mobile devices, this move is indeed smart. Continue reading “Apple iOS 12 will now securely share emergency location with 911”

Apple’s 2018 iPhone X second-generation, X Plus and low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone dummy units surface in hands-on video

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Apple is expected to launch three iPhones later this year; a low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone, iPhone X second generation, and iPhone X Plus with a 6.5-inch screen. Apple iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch entry-level iPhone schematics surfaced last week, and today we have a brand new hands-on video with dummy units of what appears to be the final design of the upcoming apps. Continue reading “Apple’s 2018 iPhone X second-generation, X Plus and low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone dummy units surface in hands-on video”

Apple appoints Alphabet’s Jaime Waydo for Self-Driving Car Project

Apple has made a high-profile hiring for its Self-Driving Car Project; the company has hired Alphabet’s Jaime who previously worked as a senior engineer at Google’s Waymo. A spokesperson at Apple has confirmed the same but declined to provide more details about how the company is aiming at using the new appoint.  Continue reading “Apple appoints Alphabet’s Jaime Waydo for Self-Driving Car Project”

Apple expects to sell more 6.1-inch LCD iPhones in 2018, could release at least one LCD model in 2019: Report

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Apple post the release of iPhone X faced criticism from a section of users for its price tag. Following the backslash, Apple said to be developing production plans for its next iPhones stressing cheaper liquid-crystal display based on the consumers’ sensitivity to the price of smartphones, according to a latest report from WSJ. Continue reading “Apple expects to sell more 6.1-inch LCD iPhones in 2018, could release at least one LCD model in 2019: Report”

Apple to cut down access to popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones

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Apple mentioned that it would be changing its iPhone settings to close iPhone security hole that police use to crack devices. This move is to protect all its users, especially in countries where phones are readily obtained by police officials or criminals with extensive resources.  Continue reading “Apple to cut down access to popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones”

Apple Books app previewed ahead of roll out later this year along with iOS 12, replaces iBooks

Last week at the WWDC 2018, Apple introduced Apple Books app, and said that it has been redesigned to make it easier to discover and enjoy books and audio books. Today the company has previewed the new features of the app. Continue reading “Apple Books app previewed ahead of roll out later this year along with iOS 12, replaces iBooks”

Apple to highlight up-to-date 2018 FIFA World Cup scores and stats across all its devices

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The 2018 FIFA world cup tournament is right around the corner and with the same excitement, Apple today announced that it is integrating Siri to stay up to date with stats, scores and their favorite teams across all Apple devices. Siri is adding support for football in Brazil, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Turkey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia and Israel. Continue reading “Apple to highlight up-to-date 2018 FIFA World Cup scores and stats across all its devices”

Apple updates App Store review guidelines to prevent app developers from sharing user data

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Apple has quietly closed the loophole that lets app makers store and share data without users consent. The company last week changed its App Store rules to limit how developers use information about iPhone owners’ friends and other contacts. This indeed is a perfect move from Apple that puts an end to years of practice where developers ask users for access to their phone contacts, and then later use it for marketing without proper permissions. Continue reading “Apple updates App Store review guidelines to prevent app developers from sharing user data”

Apple’s 2019 iPhones rumored to feature USB Type-C port

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Though rumors suggested that last year’s Apple’s sensation- the iPhone X would sport a USB Type-C port, Apple unsurprisingly stuck to its lightning port. Rumors are again back, and this time it is reported that Apple is redesigning its chargers and related interface for the next-generation iPhone and iPad devices. Continue reading “Apple’s 2019 iPhones rumored to feature USB Type-C port”

Samsung appeals against $539 million Apple patent case verdict

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Samsung is not stopping its fight against Apple, the company has asked the court last Thursday to either dismiss the judgment in its phone patent fight with Apple or retry the case in which the damages were decided. Samsung has filed a 34-page post-trial motion filed with the US District Court in San Jose, California suggesting that the jury’s $539 million verdict is “excessive” and not supported by the evidence. Continue reading “Samsung appeals against $539 million Apple patent case verdict”

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhone and iPad

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Apple today has updated its app guidelines to stop developers from sneaking any functionality into the apps within the company’s ecosystem. The company now says that “apps, including any third party advertisements displayed within them, should not run any unrelated background processes; cryptocurrency mining. Continue reading “Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhone and iPad”

Apple iPhone X Plus with triple rear camera and 6.1-inch entry-level iPhone schematics surface

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Apple is expected to launch the iPhone X (second generation), X Plus, and a budget 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD display. Now, the schematics for both the ‘budget iPhone X’ and the super-sized iPhone X Plus have been surfaced. Most importantly, the iPhone X Plus according to the schematics showcases a triple rear camera like the Huawei’s P20 Pro. Continue reading “Apple iPhone X Plus with triple rear camera and 6.1-inch entry-level iPhone schematics surface”