Rumors suggest that the 2018 iPhones may be slower than their predecessors. And the cheapest model of the upcoming series could start a month later than expected. Finally, if your current iPhone needs repairing while you wait, Apple's internal repair videos could help. Here's what you need to know about iPhone news and rumors this week.
2018 iPhones May Be Slower Than Android Phones
Apple's iPhones for 2018 may lag behind androids, and Apple's patent war on Qualcomm is why.
The consequences of a tense relationship between these two mobile Titans mean that Qualcomm expects it will not deliver any modems for the upcoming round of iPhones. This is the part that phones use to connect to the network. Qualcomm assumes that Apple will go with the chip competitor Intel All-in, which already provides about half of the current iPhones with modems.
The result of this switch character could limit Apple's network speed and make it hard for Intel to keep up with Apple's demand for new iPhone modems. Nonetheless, the fantastic news for Intel, who missed the boat, exploded as cell phones. If that's true, it could lose Intel's game.
The 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may not arrive until October
Bad news: We may have to wait until October to see the rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone. It is believed that this model should experience a one-month delay due to possible quality control issues with the backlighting of the screen, which is about to leak everywhere. But hey, that's better than the six weeks delay that was expected before.
Apparently Apple's other two iPhone flagships, the 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED models, are apparently on the right track …
Apple's internal repair videos may have leaked [19659003HaveyoualwayswantedtoseeaDIYforrepairingyouriPhone?YouTuberArmanHajihasuploaded11videoscontainingallofApple'ssecretproprietarytoolsthatyouneedtorepairyourAppledevicesyourself
The videos were a rare glimpse behind Apple's tight shutters. If they were to rely on YouTube, they would have been able to get serious about Apple's repair profits – Apple Care is big business.
Apple has never responded to CNET's request for a comment, but here's something more – not only were the videos removed from YouTube, but all of Haji's YouTube channels seemed to be cut off from radar.
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19659034] Last week iPhone News: Apple unveiled 70 new Emoji for iPhone X, and iCloud has a Big Brother in China
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reveals 70 new emoji coming to
this year (red-haired, excited). But,
is now an orphan and a Chinese state-owned company can censor iCloud data in China. Here is what you should know.
Memoji, you moji, he, you, you moji
Tuesday was World Emoji Day and Apple shook things aroundwhich this year according to iOS come. What's in the mix? New emoji hairstyles – for all redheads and blanks – and foods like salad, mango and cupcakes. And thats just the beginning. Apple says there will be much more, with additions to sports, symbols and jewels.
Apple loses Siri's last co-founder
59-year-old Tom Gruber, the last of three Siri co-founders at Apple,. John Giannandrea, former head of Google's AI department, was hired last week to adopt and improve the language assistant. Hopefully, this new parent will allow Siri to become a more expansive and precise language assistant (similar to Giannandrea's ).
iCloud data is stored by the Chinese government
Do you remember when Apple used this commercial reference to George Orwell's "1984"? I am not (not yet born), but it is now more important than ever. The ad portrayed Apple as a nonconformist anti-establishment company that would question any analogous "big brother" norm at the time.
But new Chinese laws require cloud services for Chinese citizens to be operated by Chinese companies. Customer data in China must also be stored exclusively in the country. Both laws contain Apple iCloud data that does not lift a few eyebrows. China Telecom, a state-owned airline in China, controls. If I lived in China, I would use something else to secure my iPhone.
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