FaceID will likely feature in all 2018 iPhones: KGI

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Apple recently unveiled the iPhone X that comes with FaceID face recognition technology to unlock the phone. It uses TrueDepth camera system made up of a dot projector, infrared camera and flood illuminator. Now, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has published a new research note that Apple will be focusing more on the FaceID for 2018 iPhones. Continue reading “FaceID will likely feature in all 2018 iPhones: KGI”

Apple Face ID works with most sunglasses and can be instantly disabled

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Last week, Apple announced iPhone X with Face ID which is a facial recognition technology used to unlock the phone. There have been a lot of questions about the usability of Face ID and Apple’s SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi has answered these several questions in reply to a mail by developer Keith Krimbel.  Continue reading “Apple Face ID works with most sunglasses and can be instantly disabled”

WhatsApp is finally testing ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature on Android and iOS

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It looks like soon you will be able to unsend a message you might have accidently sent to a person on WhatsApp. The Facebook owned messaging app is finally testing a feature that will let you recall a message after it is sent, according to WABetaInfo. Dubbed as ‘Delete for Everyone’, the feature will allow you to quickly delete messages before the receiver has had a chance to read them.
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Apple introduces Animoji, animated emojis exclusively for iPhone X

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Apple unveiled the iPhone X yesterday that comes with a new feature dubbed as Animoji, which are basically animated emojis. The feature uses Face ID of the iPhone X to create custom 3D versions based on your own facial expressions. Continue reading “Apple introduces Animoji, animated emojis exclusively for iPhone X”

iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – What to expect

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Apple is all set to unveil the next generation iPhones on September 12. We have seen a number of leaks and reports of the phone since the beginning of this year. Let’s take a quick look at what we should expect from the the new iPhones. Continue reading “iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus — What to expect”

Apple said to replace the home button with gesture control on the iPhone 8

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Apple is expected to schedule the iPhone 8 event on September 12. We have already read rumors and reports about Apple ditching the home button on iPhone 8. Now, Bloomberg has corroborated the reports by stating that it has seen images of the new iPhones, which will replace the physical home button with a thin bar at the bottom of the screen and gesture controls. Continue reading “Apple said to replace the home button with gesture control on the iPhone 8”

Apple expected to announce iPhone 8 on September 12

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Apple is expected to unveil the next generation iPhones on September 12, according to a latest report from the Wall Street Journal. The Cupertino based company will host an event on September 12 to announce an array of products including the rumored iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. Continue reading “Apple expected to announce iPhone 8 on September 12”

Apple iPhone 8 case render shows bezel-less display, no homebutton and more

iphone 8 caseWe have already seen several rumors, leaks and reports about the upcoming iPhone 8. Now popular tipster Evan Blass has shared an alleged iPhone 8 case that gives a clear look at design of the phone from front.
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Next generation Apple iPhone SE likely to launch in India first

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Apple launched iPhone SE in India starting at Rs. 39,000 in India back in April last year. Aimed at emerging markets like India, it looks the iPhone SE will get a successor in early 2018. Citing local sources, Focus Taiwan states that the next generation iPhone SE will be first launched in India and start shipping globally in the first quarter of 2018. Continue reading “Next generation Apple iPhone SE likely to launch in India first”

Google Earth app for iOS updated with 64-bit support, Voyager, 3D View and more

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Google Earth has updated its iOS app with a couple of features. The redesigned app for iPhone and iPad includes the new interactive stories feature Voyager, 3D maps and more. Continue reading “Google Earth app for iOS updated with 64-bit support, Voyager, 3D View and more”

Apple requests tax breaks for suppliers in India to make iPhones

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Apple has asked the Indian government to extend tax breaks to its suppliers if India to start making phones in India instead of simply assembling them. Government officials told Reuters that meeting this request would mean India would have to formulate a new policy that applies fairly to all device makers.
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Gboard for iPhone now supports Maps, YouTube and doodling

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Gboard for iPhone has received an update that adds support for Maps, YouTube and doodling. Now when you tap the G button, you can access Maps and YouTube for easier location and video sharing in any messaging app.

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Apple HomePod firmware confirms iPhone 8 bezel-less design, facial recognition

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Apple recently released early firmware for its HomePod smart speaker ahead of the device’s launch. The firmware has given out details and new features of the upcoming iPhone 8.  Continue reading “Apple HomePod firmware confirms iPhone 8 bezel-less design, facial recognition”

Google’s Trusted Contacts location-sharing app now available for iOS

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Google had launched Trusted Contact location sharing app for Android last year in December. The app which lets you share your location with loved ones in everyday situations and in case of emergencies is now available for iOS as well. Continue reading “Google’s Trusted Contacts location-sharing app now available for iOS”