Product placement in movies is pretty common. We see it all the time, where sometimes we see characters in movies use computers and phones and cars from a variety of companies, so it shouldn’t really be a surprise if every now and then, you come across a movie where a character is using an iPhone.
When Apple announced the iPhone XR, we were a bit skeptical. After all, the handset reminded us of the iPhone 5c which was kind of a flop, so it felt like Apple was headed that way again. However, we were proven wrong as all the data seemed to suggest that the phone was actually doing rather well.
WiFi 6 is currently the latest standard when it comes to WiFi. However, according to a report from Japanese website Mac Otakara, it has been suggested that for Apple’s 2020 iPhones, the company could be adopting an even quicker version of WiFi known as 802.11ay (WiFi 6 is known as 802.11ax).
One of the new features that Apple introduced to the iPad with iPadOS 13 is a new way of multitasking. Now it looks like Apple could be thinking about taking that feature and bringing it to the iPhone in iOS 14, or at least that’s what seems to be suggested according to a recent video.
It is largely expected that Apple’s iPhones could be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 modems this year for 5G connectivity. This relationship between Apple and Qualcomm is also expected to continue for a while, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that it is possible that with 2021’s iPhones, Apple could be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 modem.
Apple has various chargers for different products. There are chargers for iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. However, in the future, it has been speculated that Apple could potentially release a new type of charger that will be more versatile, thus allowing users to charge different kinds of products using the same charger.
It has been suggested that wearing a face mask is one of the ways you can protect yourself from the coronavirus outbreak. However, the problem with face masks is that it interferes with the way we use our phones, especially iPhones that rely on Face ID to unlock as Apple has designed it so that it cannot be beaten by masks.
Earlier this month, the iOS 13.4 beta revealed that Apple had an upcoming feature in the form of a digital car key, where users would, in theory, be able to use their iPhones to unlock their (compatible) cars. Now upon further investigation, more details about the upcoming feature has been revealed.
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple will be announcing the iPhone SE 2 soon. Now thanks to a video that has made its way online, it seems that someone might have gotten their hands a working prototype of the upcoming handset, although do be warned, there is a good chance it could be fake.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China, many factories have since been forced to shut down. Also, due to people getting sick or being suspected of having the virus, many are being quarantined which ultimately affects the workforce. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Apple has since issued a warning about potential iPhone supply shortages.
We all know for sure that every year, Apple will host an event in the middle of the year in the form of WWDC. However, the company does hold multiple events a year, one of which sometimes takes place in the early part of the year which can sometimes feature refreshes for the iPad or MacBook lineup.
Unless you own the cellular version of the Apple Watch, there is a good chance that almost everything you do on the Apple Watch requires that it be tethered to your iPhone. While most of us typically travel with our phone and our smartwatch at the same time, this isn’t really an issue, but for those seeking a bit of independence, then this can be troublesome.
5G offers various improvements over 4G, a couple of which are its speeds where it is proven to feature both faster download and upload speeds. However, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he believes that the upcoming 5G iPhone, it might not necessarily be capable of hitting max upload speeds.
With Apple and Qualcomm having set aside their differences, it is widely expected that with this year’s iPhone, Apple could be turning to the use of Qualcomm’s modems for 5G connectivity. However, it seems that it won’t be all Qualcomm and that Apple could actually be contributing to the design process.