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‘iPhone Pro’ Leak Reveals Apple’s Expensive Surprise

We thought we knew everything about Apple’s controversial new iPhone plans. But new information has blown that presumption out of the water… iPhone 11 concept CONCEPTSIPHONE Citing “trustworthy sources” in Apple’s Chinese supply chain, respected Japanese blog Mac Otakara has revealed the surprising news that Apple will release no less than five new iPhones this year. Alongside the expected iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR updates, Mac Otakara says Apple is preparing additional 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays, thinner chassis, similar triple array cameras but with larger sensors, reverse wireless charging and bundled…

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Apple starts iPhone 7 production in Bengaluru

New Delhi: Giving an impetus to its India manufacturing plans, Apple has started the assembling of iPhone 7 at its supplier Wistron’s facility in Bengaluru. Taiwanese industrial major Wistron already assembles iPhone 6S in the country. “We are proud to be producing iPhone 7 in Bengaluru for our local customers furthering our long-term commitment in India,” an Apple spokesperson told IANS on Tuesday. The assembling of iPhone 7 began last month. Wistron, which announced last year plans to invest ₹3,000 crore in the Narasupra industrial sector in Karnataka’s Kolar district, started Apple operations with…

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New iPhone Leak Corroborates Apple’s Ugly Design

Will Apple really make its new iPhone this ugly? Following some corroboration earlier this week, now we almost definitively know that – shockingly – the answer is yes… 2019 iPhone schematics aligned to leaked renders STEVE HEMMERSTOFFER Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka OnLeaks, aka the man who originated UglyiPhoneGate in January is back “seemingly confirming” that Apple’s new flagship iPhone will have the worst design in the range’s history. Hemmerstoffer, whose track record of accurate leaks is one of (if not the) best around, has obtained schematics which almost exactly match those leaked to Macotakara. Aligning the schematics with Hemmerstoffer’s once-controversial renders also…

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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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A foldable iPhone: Will Apple bend to the trend?

In this week’s Apple Core rundown, we’ll take a look at how Apple fits into the foldable phone trend and the hurdles it has to clear to make an iPhone bend. We’ll also learn about the latest health feature rumored to be coming to the Apple Watch, and the 10 winning pics from Apple’s Shot on iPhone Challenge photography contest have been revealed. Will Apple launch a foldable iPhone? The foldable phone trend has taken 2019 by storm, with companies such as Samsung, Huawei and FlexPai unveiling the bendable devices that will soon be in consumers’…

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Apple’s Trying to Push iPhone Upgrades — and That’s OK!

Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone business is experiencing some turbulence from a number of factors, including lengthening smartphone upgrade cycles, trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and the company’s temporary low-cost iPhone battery-replacement program.  Now, according to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has apparently “asked retail employees to promote new iPhones using methods not seen before.”  IMAGE SOURCE: APPLE. Here’s how Bloomberg described those efforts: Technicians were told to push iPhone upgrades to consumers with out-of-warranty devices. Senior sales staff had to make sure other retail workers were suggesting upgrades, and easels offering generous…

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Apple Loop: Classic iPhone Returns To Save Apple, AirPods 2’s Healthy Bonus, iPhone’s Sneaky Secret

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a classic iPhone going back on sale, new iPhone features leak, FaceTime security addressed, a sneaky 5G secret, new health features for AirPods 2, iPad special offers, and saying goodbye to an Apple executive. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes).…

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Apple Leak Reveals Shock New iPhone Release

While Apple AAPL -1.88% has a history of leaking new iPhones, but now leaks outside the company’s control have revealed two shock iPhone releases are coming as soon as next month… The (almost infallible) German site WinFuture breaks this news, reporting multiple new iPhone models are being widely reported in the supply chain of German retailers. But it’s not what you think. Apple iPhone XI conceptCONCEPT CREATOR WinFuture explains that Apple is modifying both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 to such an extent that they require specific new model numbers, such as ‘MN482ZD’ and ‘MQ6K2ZD’. But…

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WSJ: iPhone 11 will have triple camera, XR successor will have dual

The new generation of iPhones are still just four months old now but intel is already piling up on the iPhone 11. Earlier this week we saw the first alleged renders of the upcoming iPhone 11 and today there’s a fresh report about it. According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, the premium iPhone 11 will gain a triple camera while the iPhone XR successor will get a dual snapper on its back. The report further elaborates that the iPhone XR successor will retain the Liquid Retina (LCD)…

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PSA: Last Chance to Get Your iPhone Battery Replaced By Apple for Cheap

One good thing to emerge from the iPhone slowdown saga, where Apple admitted to slowing down old iPhones to prevent unexpected shutdowns, was that the price of out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements were slashed. The price for replacing the battery of an iPhone that’s not in warranty used to be approximately Rs. 6,500 but for a limited time, it was reduced to Rs. 1,995. This discounted price, however, is valid only till December 31, 2018. If you have an iPhone that’s eligible for an out-of-warranty battery replacement, we highly recommend that…

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