Last week it was reported that Softbank was apparently thinking about selling off Arm Holdings. At that time, one of the most obvious potential companies to buy Arm from Softbank is Apple. This is because it would mean that Apple can stop paying licensing fees and instead get paid by other companies.
Apple typically keeps their iPhones locked up pretty tight. Some have complained that this makes it almost impossible to customize an iPhone on the same level as an Android device, although it has been suggested that this is done for security purposes. However, it seems that Apple could be relaxing on that rule, at least for a select group of users.
There has been a bit of back and forth on when the iPhone 12 will launch. Some believe that it could launch in September as per its usual timeframe, but it might only be released later. Others believe that it could launch later as Apple does not want to keep customers waiting too long between the product’s announcement and release.
If there is a trend we’ve noticed in smartphones in the past couple of years, it is that companies are starting to make cameras for smartphones that have a pretty long zoom. This seems to be something missing from Apple’s iPhone, but apparently we can expect that to change in the next few years.
The iPhone 12 will be launching this year and there are plenty of reasons to get excited over it. A brand new design and support for 5G are some of those features we can look forward to, but it seems that Apple could be cooking up something new for the 2021 iPhone 13 which could result in a much thinner handset.
Every year, it’s probably safe to assume that there are a number of iPhone users who decide that they want to make the switch to Android, and vice versa. There are many reasons for this, but for the iPhone SE, it seems that cost could be one of the main draws because according to Counterpoint Research, it has pulled in more Android users than before.
It is widely expected that the iPhone 12 launching this year will support 5G connectivity. However, at this point in time, there are two different types of 5G tech used by carriers – mmWave and sub-6GHz, so the question is, which of these technologies will be used by the iPhone 12?
According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on a pair of AR glasses. What the company plans on doing with these glasses is unclear, but now in a patent discovered by AppleInsider, it seems that one of the potential uses for Apple’s wearable headset could be enhanced privacy for iPhone users.
Apple makes its own official battery cases for some of its iPhone models. These cases charge the iPhone by plugging into the Lightning port, and in turn it also features a Lightning port of its own that can be used to charge the case. However, Apple could be working on making it completely wireless.
If the rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 12 is not expected to come bundled with any accessories apart from a USB-C to Lightning cable. However, there is a bit of a silver lining and that is according to the latest rumors, apparently Apple will be solving one of the main criticisms that users have had with their products.
In manufacturing, it is generally accepted that the more you order, the cheaper the price you can get per order. This is why products that are produced in lower quantities can sometimes be priced higher than those produced in massive quantities. However, it seems that Apple did not manage to do that with Samsung.
There are several rumors related to the iPhone 12’s launch date. Some believe it will still take place in September, while others believe it could happen later. However, according to the latest report from the analysts at Wedbush, they claim that the iPhone 12 event will still take place this September.
When the iPhone 11 was announced last year, to everyone’s pleasant surprise, Apple included a considerably larger battery with the iPhone that seemed to address one of the main criticisms about their handsets. Is that trend expected to continue this year? Yes and no, depending on which model you will be buying.
Several years ago, Apple was hit with several class action lawsuits over the “batterygate” scandal. For those who are unfamiliar, basically the company was accused of throttling their devices. Now it looks like if you’re living in the US, you will be entitled to claim $25 from the company as part of the settlement agreement Apple had reached with prosecutors.