Apple is out with a new ‘Shot on iPhone XS’ video today titled “Don’t mess with Mother (Earth).” As the name suggests, the video is all about Mother Earth — wildlife, mountains, stunning landscapes — shot using an iPhone XS by three directors.
Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn will start the mass production of the iPhone X for Apple in India from July. The production will take place in Foxconn’s production facility outside of Chennai.
Apple will be opening up NFC on the iPhone before the end of this year to ensure that it is able to read data stored in security chips inside passports. This will make the process of people looking to move to the UK easier as they would be able to use the EU Exit app on their iPhone. The issue was detailed last year and the UK Home Office confirmed that it has been in talks with Apple to resolve the issue and extend the NFC functionality on iPhones.
Every year when Apple releases a new iOS version, most users end up having the same complaint: the previous version offered better performance and battery life. Apple addressed the performance issues head-on with iOS 12 last year as it brought about major performance improvements even on older iPhones, though that performance came at the cost of slightly worse battery life.
Foxconn Weeks Away From Trial iPhone X Production Run in India as Wistron Officially Starts Producing iPhone 7
A Bloomberg report says that Foxconn will start trial production of iPhone X in India within weeks. The trial production run would happen before Foxconn starts mass production of high-end iPhones in its factory located outside of Chennai.
Apple Unveils Spring Apple Watch Bands Collection, ‘Pink Sand’ Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS, More
Apart from the 2nd gen AirPods, Apple has also launched some new accessories for the iPhone XS. This includes a new ‘Pink Sand’ Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, new Apple Watch bands, and new colors for the iPhone XS leather case.
Apple went to great lengths to keep the original iPhone secret and to prevent it from leaking. The secrecy meant that only a few people inside the company knew about the product, with even some engineers working on the product being oblivious of its existence. To achieve this, Apple created special prototype development boards of the iPhone containing all the components that would be used inside the phone.
Apple has been struggling in India, one of the largest smartphone markets in the world. The reason behind this is the high prices of iPhones in India and stiff competition from Chinese brands. This has forced Apple to change its strategy in India where it will now exit small stores where its monthly sales do not exceed 35 units and whose floor size is less than 350-400 sq. ft.
Apple today shared a bunch of videos on its YouTube channel under its “iPhone Can Do What?” campaign. The videos highlight how one can use Face ID as password, its water resistance capabilities, easily chat with an Apple expert, and more.
Apple’s manufacturing partner Wistron has received the go-ahead from the Indian IT ministry to manufacture high-end íPhones in the country.