iPhone Suppliers Are Worried About Lower Component Orders from Apple

A Reuters report highlights that Apple factories in China have reopened after months of lockdown due to coronavirus. However, many suppliers are worried about the demand of iPhone waning as the global economy comes to a screeching halt due to the pandemic. The waning demand is going to affect sales of Apple’s existing iPhone 11 lineup as well as the 5G iPhone models due to launch later this year. A senior official at a major Apple contract assembler said that the production ramp-up of 5G iPhone components has been delayed, though it…

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Rumors Suggests Apple Watch Series 7 Might Feature Touch ID/Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner

The rumor mills predict that Apple is prepping Touch ID fingerprint biometrics for Apple Watch. If this turns out to be true Apple Watch users will be able to lock/unlock their device by using Touch ID. Apple is said to be working on more than one biometric solution to integrate on Apple Watch. One of the solutions involves integrating Touch ID into the Digital Crown. Meanwhile, the other way would be to use an under-display fingerprint sensor. The rumors claim that this feature might not make it to this year’s…

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Apple Announces New COVID-19 Screening Tool App and Website Based on CDC Guidelines

Apple has launched a new COVID-19 app which is based on CDC guidance. It offers a set of screening tools and resources that aimed at helping people protect themselves from the outbreak. The COVID-19 tool is available in both app and website form. Apple today released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and COVID-19 app available on the App…

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Here’s a Weird Safari Bug in iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 That You Should Be Aware Of

Apple released iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 updates earlier this week, and both the updates brought various new features and fixed a lot of bugs. However, it has also introduced a weird bug in the Safari web browser app that you should be aware of. So, what’s that bug? Well, continue reading to find out. The Safari app on both iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 platforms now fails to search for the plus symbol (+) on the internet. If you try to search for the + symbol or any term…

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Are You Facing Battery Life Issues on Your iPhone after Updating to iOS 13.4?

Earlier this week, Apple released the iOS 13.4 update for all compatible iPhones and iPads. This was a pretty major point release from Apple that added plenty of new features, enhanced the existing ones, and fixed plenty of bugs as well. However, the change-log did not mention if iOS 13.4 brought any improvements to the battery life or whether it fixed the terrible battery drain bug introduced in iOS 13.3.1. The iOS 13.3.1 update — the one before iOS 13.4 — was a minor bug fixing update from Apple but…

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Alleged Apple CarKey Screenshots Hint at Digital Key, Express Mode, and Multiple Access Modes

Recently Code found in an internal build of iOS 14 points to Apple working with BMW for a new ‘CarKey’ feature in the iOS. When the first iOS 13.4 beta was released, it was discovered that Apple was working on allowing one to use their iPhone as a car key. Now a new set of screenshots showing CarKey features have surfaced on Twitter. CarKey feature will work in the same line as NFC. It eliminates the need to carry physical keys and users can use the app to lock or…

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iOS 13.4 Update Brings Third-Party Maps Support for CarPlay’s Dashboard View

Apple has been improving CarPlay with each new iOS release, and with iOS 13, it brought the extremely useful Dashboard view to your car’s infotainment system. However, it only supported Apple Maps in this new view, but that’s changing with iOS 13.4. The iOS 13.4 update, which was released earlier this week, brought various new features, but one of the most important new features is the ability to view third-party maps in CarPlay’s Dashboard view. Users can now see turn-by-turn navigation updates and maps along with information from various other…

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Download: Monument Valley 2 for Free From the App Store

Monument Valley 2 is by far one of the best and stunning games available for iPhones and iPads. The original game won a number of awards and accolades and its sequel is equally good. The game usually costs $4.99 but its developer Ustwo Games has currently made it available as a free download on the App Store. If you are working from home right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have plenty of free time on your hand, you should definitely try out Monument Valley 2. It is an…

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New Report Refutes Delay in 5G iPhone 12 Launch

Over the last few weeks, we have heard quite a bit of contradictory reports surrounding the launch of the 5G iPhone 12. Many reports claim that Apple could delay the launch of the device by up to a couple of months, while other rumors claim the device is on track for a September launch. A new DigiTimes report citing Apple’s Taiwanese suppliers claim that the 5G iPhone launch is on track. Just earlier this week, Nikkei claimed that Apple could delay the 5G iPhone 12 launch by a month or two. The…

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Kuo: Apple Will Launch Multiple Macs with Custom Arm Processors in 2021

In his latest investor’s note, TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple will be launching multiple Macs with its custom Arm-based processor in 2021. The analyst believes that Arm-based MacBooks will give Apple an advantage as it would not have to rely on Intel processors for refreshing its Mac lineup. It would also reduce the processor costs by 40 to 60 percent for the company and further help it in differentiating Macs with Windows-based PCs. Right now, Apple has to refresh its Mac lineup depending on Intel’s product roadmap…

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