Apple event in the second week of September and it does not take a mind reader to know it's launching the next iPhone.
Apple Pencil Mini for. And I love it, it's all about it.
Apple Pencil Mini for iPhone
On Aug. 7, Samsung launched the absolutely stunning Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus. A key feature of the Note is its S-Pen stylus. Over a decade ago, when you first released capacitive touchscreen phones like the iPhone, a big selling point that did not need a stylus to navigate them. Though I've got that touch on the original iPhone, I've just hooked up with it on the original iPhone, Steve Jobs, "
But it's no longer 2007 and despite Jobs' standing against the stylus, there's now the Apple Pencil, which offers a fantastic experience on the iPad. Apple Pencil mini would be. As the iPhone's screen has grown over the years. Doubly would be wonderful if you could use it on an iPad.
The button layout on the iPhone X, XS and XS is a one-handed obstacle course. Whenever you lose volume, you risk dropping the device. Recalling the iPhone 4 "antennagate" controversy, I wonder if I'm holding it wrong. But I'm not. The volume buttons do not need to be directly across the screen from the power button. Seriously, I take so many accidental screenshots, my gallery is full of images of my lock screen. Stagger the buttons so there's room for the extra leverage.
Or place all the buttons on one side.
Backside reverse wireless charging
Now that Apple has wireless charging for the iPhone and certain AirPods cases, it makes sense that the back
Of course, if Apple added this feature, the natural progression would be to wonder about the Apple Watch. Imagine how wonderful it would be to only need one charger while traveling.  A rainbow of colors or high-end finishes
The iPhone XR, besides being the best value iPhone you can currently buy , comes in six colors just like Apple's original logo. But it would be great for the flagship models to come in more colors and finishes, too. Yes, most people keep their phones in a case, so who cares about colors? I do not know I'm not alone.
I'm not saying the iPhone 11 needs to be in the same bold color as the iPhone XR line, but what about trying out something other than black and white? Sure there are the occasional variations of gold or product red models, but those are not quite enough. A taste of a blue powder like a tuxedo maker in the '70s. Luckily Apple's design team has much better taste than a '70s tuxedo maker.
But when I see the gorgeous finish on the Huawei P30 Pro or the vibrant iridescence of the Galaxy Note 10, I have to wonder what Apple could bring to the table for the iPhone Pro. Maybe it's materials like ceramic, what about a special edition of the Apple Watch some years ago, or titanium and ceramic like.
I hate the notch
I get it. Since late 2017 / early 2018, every new phone has seemed to adopt a notch. The idea behind it is to increase the amount of money and reduce it. The iPhone notch's utility wraps around the world are an incredible feat of engineering. But it's ugly. IPhones wants to keep the notch forever.
I do not think iPhone will keep the notch forever. But when companies search as OnePlus and Samsung offer better options, there must be no future for Apple at some point. Years from now when we look back at photos and videos of the iPhone X and X, we'll wonder, "What the hell happened in 2017 to cause this?"
iCloud basic storage needs to grow up
The smallest storage capacity of the current generation of iPhones is 64GB. And yet, the free animal of iCloud comes with only 5GB, which is not enough to back up most iPhones. I'm not saying Apple needs to offer unlimited iCloud storage or even 64GB. But give us enough to back up a full iPhone to iCloud for free. Apple TV Plus and Apple Arcade subscriptions when these finally roll out.
USB-C on the iPhone
Apple's most recent iPad Pro came with a significant surprise: the lightning port was swapped for a USB-C. This move seemed like it was pushing the iPad Pro Into the realm of laptops. But it would have been nice and convenient.
In-box 'cheap' Bluetooth AirPods
What's most shocking aboutis that Bluetooth is not ready to be a viable replacement on its own. Apple and its W1 chip make Bluetooth more reliable, but AirPods cost $ 159 for a pair – $ 199 if you want a pair with a wireless charging case.
If Bluetooth audio connectivity is the future, there should be an affordable pair of Bluetooth headphones in every iPhone box. For years, Apple included a pair of earbuds that sold separately for $ 29. But Apple so sold. I'm not sure what the affordable version of AirPods is, but it still seems like it needs something.
Originally published Thurs. Aug. 22
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