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Foxconn and Apple to discuss iPhone X production issues

Analysts predict 2-3 million devices at launch. Apple is releasing the iPhone X model next month, but the company is still having production issues with its main partner Foxconn. According to Nikkei, Apple will meet Foxconn this week to discuss the production issues of iPhone X and possibly solve them. Previous news has indicated that Apple might have problems with the 3D front-camera sensors, manufactured by Sharp and LG, that are holding up production. Although the production has improved over the past two weeks, the yield rate is still not at the desired level. Moreover, by the end of this[…]

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Animoji

Apple may have to pay to use the Animoji trademark

A lawsuit against Apple for using the Animoji name. A company registered in Japan, called Emonster k.k, has filed a lawsuit against Apple in the USA for infringing the Animoji trademark and name. Apple announced in September a new feature for the iPhone X model, allowing you to scan your face with the front camera and create an animated version of your face. It appears that Apple was aware of the trademark registered in 2015 from the United States Patent & trademark Office, as the company tried to purchase the name this year – without a success. The Japananese company[…]

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Screen size comparison – iPhone X/Edition vs iPhone 7 Plus

Apple rolls out iOS 11.1 Beta IV to public testers and developers

Fourth beta of iOS 11.1 is available for download. Less than a week after Apple released the third public beta of iOS 11.1, the company is ready with the fourth cumulative update for public beta testers and developers. iOS 11.1 beta IV is available from the Developer center and as an OTA update for supported iPhone and iPad. Apple has probably fixes some bugs here and there in this release as there are no visible new features, ahead of the official launch of iOS 11.1 later this year. The first major update to iOS 11 brings new Emoji Unicode 10,[…]

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Cortana gets a fresh new look on iOS

Cortana gets a fresh new look on iOS

Microsoft improved the AI assistant on iOS. Redmond-based software giant keeps improving its software available on non-Windows platforms. Today, Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Cortana app on iOS, introducing the new interface and some welcomed improvements. The new Cortana update focuses on better user experience through a simple, revamped interface. Microsoft says that Cortana has become easier to use on the iOS platform, thanks to its redesigned settings and profile pages. Additionally, Microsoft has improved the performance of Cortana, and squashed some bugs too. Here is the changelog of the update: We are bringing major updates to[…]

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iPhone 8

iPhone 8 production halved as everyone waits the iPhone X

Apple shares drop 2% after the 50% production cut. Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus might not be outselling the last year’s iPhone 7/7 Plus, but the company’s biggest weapon has not been launched just yet. The iPhone X, the special model announced along with the regular iPhone 8 line, is coming to the market next month possibly attracting customers with its innovative hardware and software features. We are now hearing that Apple has reduced the orders for the iPhone 8 line for November and December by 50%, which is not unexpected news. But the problem for Apple is[…]

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Gmail app

Gmail for iOS may soon open to third-party email accounts

Gmail beta program for iOS now supports Outlook, Yahoo and other email accounts. Google has recently started a test flight program for Gmail on iOS, allowing approved beta testers to access third-party email accounts like Microsoft’s Outlook or Yahoo. Gmail for iOS never had this functionally, now forcing customers to install other apps if they want to add non-Gmail email accounts. Fortunately, Google may soon open to these alternative email accounts, so you could check multiple emails from a single app. For now, the beta testing is not open to the general public – you have to apply for the[…]

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facebook explore feed

Facebook starts testing ‘Explore Feed’ on desktop and mobile

Explore Feed includes selected posts from people you don’t follow. Facebook has confirmed about a new feature coming soon to everyone visiting the social network from mobile devices or desktop computers. Called ‘Explore Feed’, it aims to provide content that Facebook thinks is suitable for you. In the Explore Feed you won’t see posts, photos and videos from your friends. Instead, this section will let you discover pages and users you might be interested in. Facebook released a statement (via TechCrunch) in which the company explains that popular posts will be automatically customized and presented to you in the new[…]

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whatsapp live sharing location

WhatsApp update introduces ‘Live Location’ in its mobile apps

Encrypted location sharing feature announced for WhatsApp. WhatsApp has unveiled a new feature for its mobile apps on iOS and Android that allows you to share your location with contacts and friends. Called ‘Live Location’ and accessible from the attach button in a chat window, Live Location is a secure way to let friends and family know your exact location. To send a Live Location, you must tap on Attach → Location. You will see a new option called ‘Share Live Location’. Click on it and choose for how long to share your location. Then your contact will be able[…]

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Microsoft Surface Book 2

Surface Book 2 has 17 hours of battery life, compared to 10 hours for MacBook Pro

Microsoft unveils the second-generation of the Surface Book One of the most interesting high-end computers in the market today is the Microsoft Surface, and the line has just got a new model – the Surface Book 2. Improving the first generation by adding a new powerful processor and graphics, Microsoft hopes to attract more premium buyers – competing in the same market niche like Apple with the MacBook Pro. The Surface Book 2 is more powerful than the latest MacBook Pro, having latest 8th Gen Intel Processors and GeForce GTX 1050 or 1060 graphics, depending on the configuration. According to[…]

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iOS 11.1 Beta 3 brings fixes for three issues

The third beta of iOS 11.1 reaches the public testers. Apple is slowly reaching the stage in which iOS 11.1 is usable and ready for the production devices. By rolling out the third beta of the software to developers and public testers, Apple fixes three important issues found in the previous beta releases. According to the changelog for iOS 11.1 Beta 3, Apple has fixed the 3D touch quick action frame rate issues, as well as the reachability of notifications and widgets. Additionally, iOS 11.1 Beta 3 fixes the haptic return for incorrect passwords. This beta doesn’t include a single[…]

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