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IPhone XI could have improved Face ID

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Face ID on the iPhone XS is already one of the most advanced facial recognition systems you'll find on a phone, but it could be even better on the iPhone XI. According to famed analyst of all things Apple, Ming-Chi Kuo, and reported by MacRumors , all 2019 iPhone models will have a new flood illuminator, which will reduce the impact of invisible light from the surrounding environment when using Face ID. Kuo doesn't go into detail on what effect that will have, simply saying that it will “improve the Face ID user experience”, but it sounds like it would increase the reliability of the Face...
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Apple will no longer tell us how many iPhones are sold each quarter

Apple will no longer tell us how many iPhones are sold each quarter

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

It wasn't that long ago that Apple liked to brag about the first-weekend sales records of the company's latest iPhones, but clearly, the mobile industry has gone through a radical transformation over the past few years, prompting a number of strategy changes for almost all major vendors.
Samsung is more focused than ever on its mid-range product portfolio, Huawei is using two different brands to take over the world, LG and Sony Mobile are... slowly dying, while Apple plans to stop reporting unit sales altogether.
That's hardly a drastic policy revision, making perfect sense ...
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From now on Apple is going to keep its sales figures a secret

From now on Apple is going to keep its sales figures a secret

8 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Apple has announced that, as of next quarter, it will no longer report unit sales figures for iPhones, iPads and Macs. The news came at the company's Q4 earnings call at which it was revealed that iPhone unit sales have remained static - despite a revenue increase. The change is in line with how Apple already treats other hardware sales - such as those of the Apple Watch and HomePod - which it groups together rather than revealing sales in individual categories. See also: Apple's Mac mini gains a massive performance boost Apple reveals new iPad Pro with USB-C Apple...
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Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup will likely feature improved Face ID sensors

Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup will likely feature improved Face ID sensors

8 monthes ago   |   By BGR

Even though Apple's iPhone XR hasn't been in stores for a full week, we're already starting to see rumors emerge regarding Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup. The latest tidbit of note comes from reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who writes that Face ID on Apple's next-gen iPhones will see a significant boost in terms of reliability and performance.
Specifically, Kuo relays that Apple's 2019 iPhone models will incorporate a new and more powerful flood illuminator designed to lessen the impact of invisible light from the surrounding environment.
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