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Apple drops prices of older iPhones, iPhone XR and Watch Series 3. Check latest rates

Ahead of the festive season, Apple has slashed the price of iPhone XR, iPhone XS in India. Cupertino-based smartphone maker unveiled iPhone 11 at a starting price of ₹64,900 on September 10. Following the launch of iPhone 11 series, Apple has dropped the prices of several older iPhone models and Apple watches in the country. Apple’s recent price drop on older iPhone models are in the range of 10-30%. Among the older models, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone XS and Apple iPhone XS Max — that were launched last year — received a…

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Apple reveals special new iPhones for security researchers

Apple is planning to supply special iPhones to security researchers next year to help them find security flaws in iOS. The devices will be made available to researchers that report bugs through the company’s invitation-only bug bounty program for iOS. Apple first launched this bug bounty program three years ago at the Black Hat conference, and it’s now extending its use at the same conference today to cover macOS, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more. Apple’s iOS Security Research Device program will be available to researchers with a track record of high-quality security…

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Kuo: Apple adopting rear time-of-flight 3D sensors in 2020 iPhones

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out today with a new report focused on the 2020 iPhones. The report reiterates that Apple is likely to incorporate time-of-flight sensors into future iPhones, starting in 2020. According to Kuo, two of the new iPhones introduced in 2020 will feature time-of-flight sensors. These sensors could improve photo quality from the iPhone camera, as well as offer new augmented reality features. Digitimes reported this earlier in July, and we explained: A time-of-flight VCSEL is similar to the infrared TrueDepth camera system found in iPhones today on the…

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Apple has capacity to make all iPhones for US outside of China

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. market outside of China if necessary, according to a senior executive at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese partner now makes most of the smartphones in the Chinese mainland. Hon Hai board nominee and semiconductor division chief Young Liu made the comments at an investor briefing in Taipei on Tuesday. As the U.S.-China trade war is getting more grim…

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Forget iPhone 11, Apple’s Next Radical iPhones Revealed

Worried about Apple’s objectively ugly new iPhone 11 and iPhone XR2? You now have a very good reason to skip them. Left to right: iPhone XR2, iPhone 11 Max, iPhone 11 – renders based on extensive leaks EVERYTHINGAPPLEPRO Having attained a leaked report from financial giant Barclays, the ever-excellent MacRumors reveals Apple will bring back Touch ID for its 2020 iPhone. And, in typical Apple-style, it will late to the in-display reader trend seen this year but deliver a technological leap beyond anything we have experienced so far. Barclays states that the big differentiator is…

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Apple’s New iPhones Have A Nasty Surprise

Speaking to official accessory makers, acclaimed Japanese tech site Macotakara has revealed Apple will ignore recent pledges about valueand once again ship all its new 2019 iPhones (dubbed ‘iPhone 11’) with cost-saving slow 5W chargers. Moreover, upgrading to new iPhones to fast chargers will remain eye-wateringly expensive. The reason for this is a one-two punch of stubborn inactivity. Firstly, Apple will continue to ship not only slow chargers with new iPhones but slow charging USB-A cables as well. This means owners will need to buy both the 18W charger ($30) and one-metre USB-C…

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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 Warned iPhones Have A Serious Problem

While Apple AAPL +0.59%’s new iPhone plans have already been exposed (twice), those designs are not coming soon enough. Now, with official price cuts deepening, new information has warned the range has more immediate problems… Thanks to a major Apple partner, the scale of iPhone problems has been laid bare and a leaked report to investors reveals another round of price cuts is likely. So if you plan to upgrade, beware. Apple’s iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XRAPPLE TSMC is the company which inadvertently drops the piano on Apple. The company is the sole supplier…

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Lines for the OnePlus 6T were longer than the ones for the iPhones, says T-Mobile

People are buying what OnePlus and T-Mobile are selling – the lines for the OnePlus 6T in front of the carrier’s stores were longer than those for the new iPhones (according to a T-Mo employee quoted by Business Insider). T-Mobile stores are currently the only place in the world where you can buy a 6T, but that’s not why the carrier has the best deal on the new flagship. By trading in an eligible phone (the list is quite long and even includes the original OnePlus One) you get $300…

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