Rumors so far been suggesting that Apple might be introducing a new dual-SIM variant of the upcoming iPhones. This would allow users to use two SIM cards with dual standby. However, it appears this functionality could be limited to iPhones that will be launched in China. According to Foxconn source, the dual-SIM dual standby feature could be exclusive to the 6.1-inch low-cost LCD iPhone model. Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with Dual-SIM support could be exclusive to China”
Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities is back with yet another new investor’s note and this time according to the analyst, Apple is said to be working on launching 11-inch iPad Pro, refreshed Mac mini, Apple watch with large display, Airpower in fall. The newly updated portfolio will join the three iPhone models; 5.8″ OLED model, a new 6.5″ OLED model, and a new 6.1″ LCD variant. Continue reading “Apple will launch 11-inch iPad Pro, refreshed Mac mini, Apple watch with larger display, AirPower charger in fall: Kuo”
Apple’s 2018 iPhones are expected to include a new 6-core A12 processor; A12 and much like with previous chipsets, the new is also expected to bring speed and efficiency improvements. If the benchmarks are to be believed, the A12 is said to be faster and more powerful than A11. Continue reading “Apple A12 processor from 2018 iPhone with faster speeds, 4GB RAM surfaces in benchmarks”
Back in July 207, there were reports that Apple is on the verge of investing around $2.7 billion in LG to get OLED panels for future iPhones. However, we now hear that the Korean firm is almost ready to become Apple’s second supplier for OLED screens. This will also allow Apple to reduce its dependence on Samsung who is currently the sole manufacturer of the panels in iPhone X models. Continue reading “LG Display said to supply 2 to 4 million OLED Panels for 6.5-inch Apple iPhone X Plus”
Apple introduced the iOS 12 at the WWDC earlier this month, and it was made available for developers in Beta soon after the announcement. Now the company has released the first public beta release for iPhone and iPad. This gives non-developers a chance to test the software ahead of its official fall release. This first public beta might be based on the second developer beta, which was released last week. Continue reading “Apple releases iOS 12 public beta with group notifications, ARKit 2, improved Performance for iPhone and iPad”
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 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 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 is said to have asked its suppliers to build “around 20 percent fewer” components for the upcoming iPhones that are set to debut in the second half of 2018, according to four sources of Nikkei . This move is an attempt to cautiously approach with the iPhone shipments in 2018 compared to 2017 orders. Continue reading “Apple said to be lowering new iPhone component orders by 20%”
According to a report from Patently Apple, a new patent application from Apple published today hints at a more durable glass design for future iPhones and iPads. It might be a glass with “enhanced stiffness” for portable electronic devices like iPhone and iPads. Continue reading “Apple patents hint at more durable glass design for future iPhones and iPads”
Apple’s entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone has been in the news for quite some time and today, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back again with yet another research note where he claims that the 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 will skip 3D touch and have strong impact-resistant glass. Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 to feature ‘cover glass sensor’ technology, no 3D Touch: KGI”
According to the latest investors report from Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s upcoming low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone model with LCD display is said to come in two variants. One that packs single SIM and another with dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS) functionality. Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with dual sim support to be priced as low as $550: KGI”
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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Apple recently introduced iOS 11 with new Files app, Enhanced Siri, Voice Translation, Unified Control Center and more. The company has revealed that iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and iPad 4 will not get the upcoming iOS 11 update. You will still be able to use the devices with iOS 10 but you may not receive security updates. Apple announced that it has decided to end support for devices and apps using 32-bit processors as iOS 11 will only work on newer iPhones that have a 64-bit processor which allows the system to use larger amounts of memory.
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Apple has announced that it will no longer use graphics chips from UK based Imagination Technologies for its iPhone. The company will not use Imagination Technologies’ intellectual property in its new products in 15 months to two years time, and as such will not be eligible for royalty payments under the current license and royalty agreement.
Continue reading “Apple will make its own graphics chips for future iPhones”