This week’s top stories: Apple AR headset rumor, ‘Tim Apple,’ iPhone price cuts in China, more

In this week’s top stories: Apple AR headset rumors, more iPhone price cuts in China, Tim Apple, Dark Mode in popular applications, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news.   Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new investor note this week in which he highlighted Apple’s efforts in augmented reality hardware. According to Kuo, Apple will start manufacturing its AR headset between Q4 2019 and Q2 2020. The headset is said to rely on the iPhone for rendering and connectivity. President Trump produced an instant meme this week when he referred…

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Aiwear VR headset works without computer or phone attached

VR headsets were hot items at the MWC, there we saw the HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR. The Vive is just a head-mounted display – a tower PC does all the work (and there are cables tying you down). The Gear VR is tether-free, but requires the use of your smartphone (select few flagship Galaxy phones). Aiwear (a company that mostly builds imitation smartwatches) has found a middle ground – its VR headset doesn’t have cables that get in the way and doesn’t need a phone either. It brings…

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