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Apple Releases iOS 16.1.2 With Carrier Improvements and Crash Detection Optimizations

Wednesday November 30, 2022 10:09 a.m. PST by Julie Clover Apple today released iOS 16.1.2, another minor bug fix update that comes one week after the release of iOS 16.1.1 and three weeks after the launch of iOS 16.1, an update that added support for iCloud Shared Photo Library, Matter, Live Activities , and more. …

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BeReal Wins Apple iPhone App of the Year

BeReal, the venture-backed upstart social media app that allows users to post one, timed photo per day, won Apple’s “iPhone App of the Year” designation on Tuesday. NurPhoto/Contributor/Getty ImagesBeReal app. The technology company honors a host of apps each year, focusing on “honor excellence in innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design,” …

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Egyptian activists silenced with years-long legal battles – DW – 11/30/2022

When Patrick Zaki got to his car to drive the 130 kilometers (81 miles) from Cairo to the court in Mansoura on Tuesday morning, the political activist described a sinking feeling ahead of the eighth hearing against him. “Every time another hearing approaches, it feels like getting too close, reliving that ordeal,” the 31-year-old human …

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Apple has ‘extremely limited’ options despite easing of pandemic restrictions in key Chinese city

Chinese authorities are relaxing the strict and sweeping lockdown measures that had been imposed on a city where many iPhones are made, but Apple Inc. still isn’t out of the woods. Chinese officials reportedly ended broad lockdown measures late Tuesday in the city of Zhengzhou, where Foxconn HNHPF, +3.59% operates a factory that makes iPhones, …

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Apple Short Film Highlights Accessibility Features

Apple on Wednesday released a short film highlighting the company’s efforts to make its products more accessible, ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3. The iPhone maker showcased features like Detection Mode, Voice Control and AssistiveTouch, which it’s released over the last few years to help users with disabilities better navigate …

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iPhone 14 Pro supplies are going to be lower than expected, says analyst

Image: Apple Apple might ship 15 million to 20 million fewer iPhone Pro and iPhone Pro Max units than expected after COVID-19 lockdowns and protests by workers at Apple’s iPhone assembly factories in China, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo believes there’s “significant downside risks” to Apple and the iPhone after worker protests at Foxconn’s …

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China’s Zhengzhou, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, ends Covid lockdown

By Juliana Liu, CNN Business (CNN) — The central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, has lifted a five-day Covid lockdown, in a move that analysts have called a much-needed relief for Apple and its main supplier Foxconn. Zhengzhou is the site of “iPhone City,” a sprawling manufacturing campus owned …

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‘M2 Max’ Geekbench Scores Leak Online, Revealing Rumored Specs and Performance

Geekbench scores allegedly for the upcoming “M2 Max” chip have surfaced online, offering a closer look at the performance levels and specific details of the forthcoming Apple silicon processor. The Geekbench results, first spotted on Twitter, are for a Mac configuration of with the ‌M2‌ Max chip, a 12-core CPU, and 96GB of memory. The …

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OnePlus says select 2023 phones will get four major Android updates

OnePlus is committing to a longer support period for some upcoming phones, with an announcement that “select devices launched in 2023 and beyond” will receive four major Android updates and five years of security updates. But a company spokesperson declined to give an on-the-record answer about which of its phones will benefit from this extended …

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