It is no secret that Apple has been struggling to find a foothold in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. India is one of the very few countries with a positive demand for smartphones. Well, Apple seems to have finally turned the tide by registering a 6% growth in 2019 as opposed to a 43% decline in the year before.
Sonos announced earlier this week that it would stop updating some of its legacy products starting in May 2020. The bigger issue was that Sonos was going to prevent users from having legacy and modern products inside a single home in its app.
Apple and Broadcom have signed two multi-year deals that will see the latter supply the iPhone maker with a variety of “high-performance wireless components and modules.” The two new agreements are in addition to another agreement that Broadcom had signed with Apple in June 2019 for the supply of specific RF components and modules.
Samsung is expected to pull the wraps from Galaxy S20 on February 11. As we near the launch date, the official renders for the Galaxy S20 has been leaked. Earlier, OnLeaks had put up CAD-based renders of the Galaxy S20 series devices. The official press renders confirm three new devices including Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G.
The EU has recently been trying to bring a new mandate to force tech giants to adopt a common charging port for smartphones – the USB Type-C. According to the EU, this will reduce e-waste. It means that Apple will have to ditch its proprietary Lightning port in its iPhones in favor of USB Type-C port. That will be a big move for the company since it has been using Lightning port since 2012.
It appears that Apple’s marketing focus on privacy and security is not just all talk. FBI had to reportedly spend more than two months to crack an iPhone 11 for an investigation.
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Apple has launched a new fitness program called Apple Watch Connected. As the name suggests, the program is aimed at helping Apple Watch users stay fit and works by offering incentives for the same.
DxOMark is out with its iPhone 11 camera review, a few months after the device had first gone on sale. The device has the same primary and ultra-wide angle camera setup as the iPhone 11 Pro series and only misses out on a telephoto sensor.