More than one iPhone may have a 120Hz display

Apple could use an LTPO display for two iPhone 13 models  A rumour from the tech industry has been circulating the internet for a while, claiming that Apple will use a display with a variable refresh rate for the iPhone 13 line up. According to a tweet from Ross Young, Cupertino is currently testing the LTPO technology, which offers a variable refresh rate depending on the power usage.   For example, the display will automatically switch to a lower rate when the user is viewing photos,[…]

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WhatsApp update for iOS adds new features

The messaging app has been updated with new features  Facebook has released a major update for its WhatsApp on iOS. The new version, 2.21.71, is now available to download in the AppStore, introducing some new features and changes to others. Read more details below.  Disappearing Messages  WhatsApp for iOS now shows larger previews of videos and images in a chat window. Prior version 2.21.71, you would see a small square in the chat. Now, the preview is much larger.   Disappearing messages have become quite popular around the[…]

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Important tips to improve the battery life on iPhone 12

While Apple is constantly trying to improve the performance of the new iPhone models, the battery life remains a problem for many users. For example, the current 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro should offer up to 17h of multimedia playback from its relatively small 2815 mAh battery. The bigger model, the iPhone Pro Max has a 3687 mAh battery inside, which promises up to 20h. However, these numbers are only theoretical, and we all know that the real life is different. Here are some useful tips on how to improve the[…]

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Spring Loaded event on April 20 to unveil new Apple devices

Apple has just announced its first spring event that will take place in April 20. Of course, the company, just like the last year, will hold an online event as the Covid19 pandemic keeps restricting businesses from their normal functioning. Apple is expected to show off new iPads and other new devices at the event called “Spring Loaded”.   What to expect?   A rumor that Apple was planning an event in April was circulating the internet for several days now, but an official confirmation got from[…]

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Apple working on new smart home products

At least two new smart home products are currently under development in Cupertino, according to Bloomberg. Apple is apparently exploring new possibilities in this market, like upgraded versions of Apple TV and HomePod.   Apple TV will introduce new experiences at home, including the ability to make video calls thanks to a built-in camera. The company aims to create the ultimate smart device for the home, combining features from other products. The next version of Apple TV will be a device capable of playing music and connected[…]

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Mac gets an official support for Linux this year

There are several ways to run Linux on Mac, but none of them is officially approved. Fortunately, if you want to have Linux on the M1 Macs, you may have this ability by June, according to a new report by Phoronix. The source claims that M1 Macs will support the upcoming Linux 5.13 expected in June.   The work of bringing the drivers needed for Linux to run on Mac is ongoing. There are several issues that are needed to be addressed, like the M1 graphics, and[…]

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6 of the top 10 best-selling smartphones are iPhones

Apple has occupied 6 spots in the top 10 ranking of the best-selling phones in January, according to a report by Counterpoint Research. Apple iPhone 12 was the best-selling model with a 6% share, followed by iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5%. Two other iPhones are following – iPhone 12 Pro with a 4% share and iPhone 11 with 2%. United States accounts for about 30% of the worldwide iPhone sales, according to the report.   Boosted by strong carrier promotions and the widespread usage of 5G, Apple’s top[…]

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iOS 14 now powering more than 90% of the active devices

Less than 7 months after launch, more than 90% of the users have switched to the latest version of the operating system, according to data by Mixpanel. Apple released the iOS 14 update to eligible devices in September 2020, and the adoption rate was pretty good from the start. The company reported back in February that 80% of the users were on the new version, surpassing the numbers for the same period a year ago with iOS13.   Currently, 90.43% are on the latest official version, according[…]

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The new iMac to come with a bigger display

Apple’s current iMac line includes a 21.5 inch and a 27-inch model, both with a design that looks outdated with large bezels and sides. Popular leaker Iovetodream now reveals that Apple is currently working on a hardware update of the iMac line. According to the source, Apple will offer a new model that exceeds the 27-inch screen of the current model. Moreover, the company is also updating the design, resulting in a device with slimmer bezels and smaller chassis. This change may be similar to the iPad[…]

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3D mockup of iPhone 13 shows us the possible design changes

A few days ago, we inform you about the possible changes of the iPhone 13 line-up this year. Today, a source from Japan posted an image of what is believed to be the upcoming design of iPhone 2021. According to Mac Otakara, this is a 3D mockup of the new device based on reliable leaks and supply chain sources, created solely to show us the differences.   The video and images show us the smaller notch cut in the iPhone13. The current notch on iPhone 12 Pro measures in at[…]

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