iPhone 14 series likely to have autofocus front camera
According to GizmoChina, details about the front-facing camera of the Apple iPhone 14 series models have leaked online as analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed what improvements will be made to the front camera of the devices. As per the new report, all four models -- iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max will have an upgraded front-facing camera sensor with f/1.9 aperture and support for autofocus.
Apple confirms manufacturing top-selling iPhone 13 in India
The tech giant manufactures some of its most advanced iPhones in the country, including iPhone 11, iPhone 12 and now iPhone 13 at the Foxconn facility while iPhone SE and iPhone 12 are being assembled at the Wistron factory in the country. According to industry experts, the new Apple iPhone 13 series has benefitted from the strong consumer appetite and spend to upgrade to premium smartphones.
Apple iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4 with mask unlock, new emoji released
Apple has started rolling out iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 for compatible models. This new update includes several minor changes, along with a major update to Face ID. The iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 updates can be downloaded for free. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update.
iPhone 14 may still use A15 chip, Pro models move to A16
Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 14 series in or around September and now a new report suggests that only the iPhone 14 Pro models will have the "A16" chip, while the standard iPhone 14 models will retain the A15 Bionic chip from the iPhone 13.
Apple's upcoming MacBook Air may feature new design, more colours
Apple is expected to unveil the new MacBook Air with M1 Apple Silicon processor soon and now a new report has claimed that the upcoming 2022 MacBook Air will have an all-new form factor design as well as more colour options.
Apple iPad Air with M1 chipset launched in India
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has unveiled the new iPad Air with an M1 chip with an 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU. The same chip is found on the iPad Pro models launched last year. The Wi-Fi models of iPad Air are available with a starting price of Rs 54900 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at Rs 68900. The new iPad Air, in 64GB and 256GB configurations.
Samsung expected to launch Galaxy A series in mid-March
Samsung Electronics is widely expected to launch its entry-level Galaxy smartphones later this month in response to the March 8 release of Apple's new iPhone SE, industry sources said on Monday. Samsung's mid-low tier Galaxy A series is forecast to come in various new models -- A73, A53, A33 and A23
M2 Silicon Chip evidence spotted ahead of Apple event
The evidence of the M2 chip for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Macs has been spotted ahead of Apple's event on Tuesday. Mark Gurman in his latest Power On newsletter said a "developer source" has informed him that in recent weeks, Apple has been testing a chip with an eight-core CPU and a 10-core GPU across multiple Macs on the latest macOS beta, reports MacRumors.
Apple supplier BOE reportedly facing iPhone display production issues
According to The Elec, the shortage will impact production "this month and next month". BOE gets its display driver ICs for Apple's iPhone display panels from LX Semicon. LX Semicon is apparently supplying display driver ICs to LG Display before BOE. As a result, BOE is expected to drop its OLED panel production volume from three million units to two million units next month. Apple is expected to have ordered up to 10 million units of OLED panels for iPhones to BOE for the first half of 2022.
Google One VPN is now available on iPhones
While a Google-run VPN has been available on the platform for months via the Google Fi cell service, the latest update means that anyone who pays for 2TB or more of Google One storage should now also get a VPN for their phone, reports The Verge. VPN is available to people in 18 countries, including the US, the UK, Canada, and Mexico. iPhone users may be familiar with the idea of an upgraded storage plan that also comes with a way to keep your IP and Internet traffic private.