Identity Theft Protection: What You Should Do Immediately When Your Identity Is Stolen

No one wants to have their identity stolen. Unluckily, it’s a risk most of the world has to experience these days. Javelin Strategy & Research reported that there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud in 2017. This staggering number represents a demand for a better defense system for businesses and individuals alike. So, what is the best procedure for those who have already been victimized or are ready to prepare themselves? The resources available are relatively of a double-edged sword. There are many options and reports to fill out, which can be thorough but also time-consuming. It can also[…]

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Apple holding a special event on March 25

What to expect during the first press-conference for 2019 In its first big event scheduled for Monday, March 25, Apple is expected to talk more about new services rather than hardware. However, we expect many exciting announcements during the presentation. Here’s what to be expected: TV Streaming The company has been rumored to be working on a TV streaming service that would allow subscribers to watch on demand TV shows and movies on the fly. This new service would be provided via the current TV app after an update, which will also enable channel bundles and aggregated content from cable[…]

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iPad Mini 5 to arrive in the first half of 2019

Apple may be launching new iPad models soon According to a new publication coming from Taiwan, Apple is gearing up to launch new iPad models. Among the new devices will be the iPad Mini 5, whose physical appearance will be similar to the current Mini 4. However, there could be changes in the processor used. Apple already included the new A10X Fusion to the iPad Pro and Apple TV 4k. Aside the possible internal improvements, the new iPad Mini 5 will have the same design, including Touch ID, the 3.5 mm audio jack, and the same bezels. Its thickness will[…]

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iOS 12 update

iOS 12.2 enters Beta 2 public testing period

Apple rolls out the second beta of iOS 12.2. The company has just unleashed the update to everyone in the iOS’s beta program after it became available for developers a day earlier. Beta testers can now install iOS 12.2 Beta II as an OTA update on their devices. This update brings nothing but performance improvements and fixes over Beta 1. However, iOS 12.2 as a major update of iOS 12 brings some visible new features for everyone. This release introduces Apple News app for Canadian users who can now read stories in two languages – Franch and English. There is[…]

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Smart Battery Cases announced for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR

Smart Battery Cases announced for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR

The new battery cases cost $129, support Qi. Apple just unveiled on the market new battery cases that should extend the battery life of your iPhones. After introducing such an option for the iPhone 7, the company now begins selling the accessory for the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and XR. It cost $129, and when paired with the device extends its battery life. The iPhone XS with the battery case can offer up to 33 hours of talk time, or 25 h of video. iPhone XS Max can endure up to 37 hours talk time, or up to[…]

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The top-end iPhone for 2019 may have a triple-lens camera

Successor to the iPhone XS Max could introduce the three-lens camera module. While companies like Huawei and Samsung have already released phones with three cameras on the back, Apple’s most expensive iPhone relies on a double-lens camera for photos and videos. But according to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the next generation of the highest-end iPhone, the successor to the iPhone XS Max, may have a triple-lens module. Above you can see a render of how the phone’s back may look like, courtesy by OnLeaks. If the information proves accurate, a third additional lens in the iPhone would lead to[…]

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iPhone XS & XR production cut by 10% after lower than estimated sales

Apple tells suppliers to cut down production of iPhone components. The company recently revised its earnings predictions for Q1 2019 from $89-93 to $84 billion, which resulted in a significant market loss. Now, according to a new publication at Nikkei, Apple lowers the production of iPhone XS and XR by 10 percent. The report says that Apple made a revision of the production estimates, and downgraded the orders to suppliers for all models. Each supplier is affected differently by this decision, as they manufacture different components. A source familiar with the matter have commented that Apple reduced the production volume[…]

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Apple and Foxconn to invest millions in India in order to boost iPhone sales

Cupertino tries to enter the Indian market in a more aggressive way. Apple first started to build and sell iPhones built in India in limited quantities with the iPhone SE and 6S line, but in 2019 the company will assemble far more devices in the country in attempts to enter more aggressively in this market, so far dominated by phones costing less than $250. According to a new report by Reuters, Apple’s main hardware partner, Foxconn, will invest $356 million in its Indian plant in order to expand its production capacity in 2019. High-end models in 2019 will be assembled[…]

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Microsoft overtakes Apple in market capitalization for first time in 8 years

Apple’s shares falling after poor iPhone sales. After reaching the $1 billion threshold earlier this year, everyone believes that Apple’s market capitalization would continue to grow. But the new iPhone XS, XS Max and XR were not the smartphones the market wanted and expected. A number of reports have informed that Apple cut the production of the new iPhones, as the estimate sales could not be reached. The result is that Apple’s shares began to decline, and from over $1 billion they now account for around $814 million. Microsoft, the company Apple overtook in 2010, is now valued higher, slightly[…]

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Google Pixel XL vs iPhone XS Max AnTUTU

iPhone XS Max beats Google Pixel 3 XL in tests

AnTuTu gives 363,687 points to the iPhone XS Max. It’s not always the most accurate way of comparing the performance of two devices, especially when talking about two different operating systems, but here are the benchmark tests of the iPhone XS Max and the Google Pixel XL. According to AppleInsider’s lab test, the Apple’s device is much better in terms of bare numbers. iPhone XS Max achieves a total score of 363,687 in the AnTuTu benchmark, compared with just 284,546 for the Google Pixel XL. This is a huge difference on paper, although this is not always visible in the[…]

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