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Apr 21, 2022
Yesterday, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) agreed to a motion requiring for a common charger for portable electronic devices. Hence, the the European Union (EU) will soon require all technology firms, including Apple to put a USB Type-C port on their devices for charging.
Apr 14, 2022
Back in January 2022, Apple hosted a Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge globally and it has officially ended. Today, the company has chosen and unveiled the top 10 best iPhone macro photos from around the world taken from their iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Apr 11, 2022
We may finally see a notch-less iPhone that still retains Face ID in the near future as Apple was recently successful in its patent application for an under-display TrueDepth camera. Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on 5 April 2022, the patent is of an ‘Electronic device including a camera disposed behind a display’.
A further dive into the official patent application document shows that Apple has actually been planning this feature for a long time. In fact, the patent application for the under-display TrueDepth camera was actually made on 24 September 2019.
Apr 09, 2022
Apple is potentially planning to release a new variation of its iPhone power adapter soon which is 35W and comes with dual USB-C ports. Currently, the tech giant only has a 20W adapter with a single USB-C port available for the iPhone.
The accessory was first spotted by 9to5Mac in a support document published on Apple’s website. However, it has since been removed from the site, potentially due to it being uploaded by mistake.
Apr 01, 2022
Apple has released the iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1 update on all supported devices which fixes some bugs found inside the previous 15.4 version. Among the things that the update addressed is the battery drain issues faced by some users, as we’ve reported previously.
In order to get the update, users of supported Apple devices only need to go to the Settings app, select General and then Software Update. Besides releasing an update for iOS and iPadOS, Apple has also released tvOS 15.4.1, HomePod 15.4.1 and watchOS 8.5.1.
Mar 31, 2022
Previously, Kuo said that an adoption of the technology might be coming in 2023, but it seems that he have retracted that prediction. This is because according to his latest survey, Apple may only be adopting under-display fingerprint sensors in 2025 at the earliest.
Mar 28, 2022
Reliable tipster and reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is at it again by spilling the beans on the tech giant’s upcoming devices. This time around, Kuo’s aim is directed towards the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro, whereby the leaker gave an explanation as to why the upcoming device would have a larger camera bump.
According to Kuo, the iPhone 14 Pro would have a more prominent rear-camera bump because Apple is upgrading the camera to 48MP. In case you didn’t know, Apple has been featuring only a 12MP sensor on its iPhone cameras throughout the last 7 years, since the iPhone 6s way back in 2015.
Apple set to ‘revolutionise’ tech industry again, may start selling iPhones as a hardware subscription in 2023Mar 25, 2022
Apple is reportedly set to ‘revolutionise’ the tech industry once again next year by changing how hardware will be sold. According to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman, a reliable leaker on everything Apple, the tech giant is planning to start selling mobile devices through a hardware subscription service.
These include a subscription service for the iPhone and iPad that would require consumers to pay a monthly fee to Apple in order to buy and use the device. Gurman claimed that this service is Apple’s biggest push into automatically recurring sales other than its current digital services.
Mar 24, 2022
The global premium smartphone market sales reached its highest ever level in 2021 with an impressive 24% year-on-year (YoY) increase. This is according to a report by Counterpoint Research, a global industry analysis firm based in Asia.
The study, conducted by Counterpoint Research’s Market Pulse Service found that premium-priced smartphones with a wholesale average selling price (ASP) of more than ~RM1700 outpaced the 7% YoY growth of overall global smartphone sales last year. In fact, premium smartphones amounted to 27% of 2021’s global smartphone sales.
Here’s how iPhone users can easily turn handwritten texts into digital notes with the iOS 15.4 updateMar 22, 2022
Apple recently released the iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 updates for supported iPhones and iPads. For the former, it comes with a quality-of-life update that a majority of iPhone users have been waiting for: the ability to use FACE ID with your face mask on.
The new feature has been working seamlessly so far and in case you’ve missed it, check out our tutorial on how to turn it on your iPhone here. However, there is also another awesome feature that the new update brought which has gone a under the radar: the ability to easily scan handwritten text into the Notes app.