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5G iPhone probably can’t launch before 2020

The estimated release date for Intel’s first 5G modem makes it very unlikely a 5G iPhone will be released before 2020. Android devices with this speedy new cellular-wireless technology are expected a year before then. The 5G iPhone delay is a result of the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm. Waiting for Intel’s first […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Optimistic analyst gets gloomy about iPhone XR

Ming-Chi Kuo just lowered his estimates for the number of iPhone XR units that will sell over the next year. That’s a real turnaround, as this analyst had previously been bullish on Apple’s latest handset. And he’s not the only analyst expressing concerns about sales of the iPhone XR. But it’s also possible this model […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Volkswagen to Let iPhone Owners Start their Car with Siri

iPhone owners will soon be able to unlock and start their Volkswagen using Siri commands. Volkswagen of America today said it is bringing Siri support to its VW Car-Net mobile app. In order to access voice commands, iPhone owners will need to have iOS 12 installed on their phone and a compatible car. Once properly setup, owners will be able issue Siri commands to lock and unlock their car, check…

Intel Shows Off Its 5G Modem, Bound for Phones, PCs and More

Intel today introduced the XMM 8160, a 5G modem that will bring high-speed connectivity to mobile phones, computers, and other broadband devices in 2020. The modem supports the 5G NR spec, including both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes for fixed and mobile service. The XMM 8160 will be backwards compatible with 4G, 3G, and 2G networks. It supports both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum (including T-Mobile's 600 MHz Band…

GBoard to Use AI In Order to Suggest GIFs, Emoji and Stickers

Google's GBoard application for Android devices is prepared to add a bit of smarts to the conversation. The latest version of the app will use artificial intelligence to suggest GIFs, emojis, and stickers. As people type, Google will scan for words that are commonly paired with GIFs, emoji or stickers. When it reads them, the "G" logo on the keyboard will light up, letting the user know that GIFs are…

Cloudflare Makes 1.1.1.1 DNS Available to Android and iOS

Cloudflare has extended its fast and private 1.1.1.1 DNS to mobile devices in a simple-to-use app. The 1.1.1.1 DNS is based on Cloudflare's global network, which the company claims is 28% faster than other public resolvers. This translates to faster web browsing. More importantly, the 1.1.1.1 DNS prevents internet service providers from snooping on DNS queries and the web sites people visit for private browsing. Cloudflare says it will never…

OnePlus to Sell 'Thunder Purple' 6T In North America Nov. 15

OnePlus today said the thunder purple color variant of its flagship OnePlus 6T phone will reach North America beginning November 15. The device was initially an exclusive to OnePlus' home market of China. The thunder purple model features a gradient rear panel that transitions from purple at the bottom to black at the top. Other than the color, all the other features of the phone are the same as the…

Apple’s new iPad Pro keyboard case is slim but pricey [Review]

Anyone planning use a 2018 iPad Pro for business probably needs an add-on keyboard. Apple’s own offering in this category is the Smart Keyboard Folio, which wraps tightly around this new tablet, both protecting it and providing the text input method so many of us depend on. Because it’s made by Apple, nearly everyone who […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

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