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  1. Apple wants you to control your iMac with gestures (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy VIDEO PODCAST, Ep. 112) Thank You And Have A Great Day Official site: http://streamhelp.org Help/Support Forum: http://koditalk.org Follow Techtimeruuu on twitter: https://twitter.com/techtimeruuu Techtimeruuu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techtimeruuu Follow Mixdoctor on twitter: https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor Mixdoctor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015663541691
  2. Why is the HomePod 3 years behind the Amazon Echo? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 111) The HomePod is delayed to “early 2018,” new iMac Pro details are out before its December release and an Apple TV tip from a caller! APPLE APPLE BYTE HOME POD IPHONE 10 IPHONE X PODCAST VIDEO PODCAST Thank You And Have A Great Day Official site: http://streamhelp.org Help/Support Forum: http://koditalk.org Follow Techtimeruuu on twitter: https://twitter.com/techtimeruuu Techtimeruuu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techtimeruuu Follow Mixdoctor on twitter: https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor Mixdoctor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015663541691
  3. iPhone X is one of Time’s 25 best inventions of 2017 (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 110) The iPhone X has its share of bugs and issues at launch, the 2018 iPad Pro will be getting a whole lot more speed, and your 10-year-old son might be able to unlock your iPhone’s Face ID. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: THE NEXT iPHONE X – 2018: The 25 Best Inventions of 2017 KGI: Apple adding 6.5-inch OLED and 6.1-inch LCD bezel-less iPhone to lineup in 2018 KGI: Apple to Launch 6.5-Inch ‘iPhone X Plus’ and Lower-Priced 6.1-Inch Full-Screen LCD Model Next Year Apple Targets Rear-Facing 3-D Sensor for 2019 iPhone CURRNET IPHONE X ISSUES: Face ID beaten by mask, not an effective security measure HACKERS SAY THEY’VE BROKEN FACE ID A WEEK AFTER IPHONE X RELEASE WATCH A 10-YEAR-OLD’S FACE UNLOCK HIS MOM’S IPHONE X Ten-Year-Old’s Face Unlocks Face ID on His Mom’s iPhone X Report: Apple to bring Face ID to the HomePod with next-generation model Report: Apple’s rumored Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker may feature facial recognition cameras Apple working on fix to iPhone X’s cold weather retreat Several iPhone X Owners Encountering Green Line on Display Due to Potential Hardware Defect Notch Remover By Axiem Systems FAST CHARGING UPDATE: iOS 11.2 enables 7.5W wireless charging for iPhone 8 and iPhone X Early testing shows 7.5W ‘fast’ wireless charging has small effect on Qi charging speed The mythical ‘iPhone killer’ finally exists 2018 iPad Pro Models Could Have Very Fast Octa-Core A11X Bionic Chip Microsoft CEO tells iPad users to ‘get a real computer’ Official site: http://streamhelp.org Help/Support Forum: http://koditalk.org Follow Techtimeruuu on twitter: https://twitter.com/techtimeruuu Techtimeruuu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techtimeruuu Follow Mixdoctor on twitter: https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor Mixdoctor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015663541691 Thank You And Have A Great Day.
  4. Apple’s working on its AR headset for 2020 (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 109) The iOS “i ” has been fixed, the 2018 iPad will bring Face ID and Animoji karaoke is a thing THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: CALL US AT: 1-800-616-2638 THE iOS BUG HAS BEEN FIXED!!! Apple Releases iOS 11.1.1 Update With Fix for ‘A[?]’ Autocorrect Bug Apple Is Working on 2018 iPad Redesign With Facial Recognition Apple Is Ramping Up Work on AR Headset to Succeed iPhone Apple Pay Cash now available in beta on iOS 11.2 and watchOS 4.2 [Video] Animoji Karaoke stormed the internet: You got me #AnimojiKaraoke! #iPhoneX Animoji Karaoke iPHONE X CAMERA NEWS: Apple iPhone X: Top performer for stills Twitter users complain the iPhone X’s ‘unforgiving’ camera is TOO GOOD to take selfies with because it captures all their flaws iPHONE OLED SCREEN NEWS: iPhone X OLED Display Technology Shoot-Out DisplayMate: iPhone X Has the ‘Most Innovative and High Performance’ Smartphone Display Ever Tested About the Super Retina display on your iPhone X FUNNY SAMSUNG AD BRIAN WAS TALKING ABOUT: Samsung Galaxy: Growing Up Thank You ? And Have A Great Day.
  5. iPhone X: It’s all about Face ID and taking away the Home button (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 108) Scott Stein joins the show for the two biggest changes worth talking about on the iPhone X: Face ID and the loss of the Home button. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: CNET’s Apple iPhone X review iPhone X arrives in stores around the world iPhone X goes on sale, bringing out the true Apple superfans Apple Says ‘Face With Tears of Joy’ is Most Popular Emoji in United States Among English Speakers Apple Reports 4Q 2017 Results: $10.7B Profit on $52.6B Revenue, 46.7M iPhones Waiting in Line for the iPhone X at a FAKE Apple Store Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $900 Billion Thank You ? And Have A Great Day.
  6. (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, VIDEO PODCAST Ep. 107) Brian tells us his secrets for scoring an iPhone X on launch day. Bloomberg says Apple reduced the quality of its face recognition system in order to get more iPhones out in time. Plus, Apple is getting sued over the Animoji trademark. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: FACE ID NEWS: Inside Apple’s Struggle to Get the iPhone X to Market on Time Apple Reportedly Reduced Face ID Accuracy to Speed Up iPhone X Production iPHONE X NEWS: Apple Says iPhone X Will Be Available for Walk-In Customers at Stores on Launch Day iPhone X available for pre-order on Friday, October 27 iPhone X Supply Estimated to Remain Extremely Tight Until Next Year Due to Earlier Production Issues APPLE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Apple’s Billion-Dollar Bet on Hollywood Is the Opposite of Edgy APPLE LAWSUITS: Apple gets sued over Animoji trademark Apple vs. Samsung Lawsuit to Drag Into Eighth Year With Retrial Scheduled Next May APPLE WATCH NEWS: Leaked watchOS 4.1 GM Release Notes Confirm Apple Music Streaming, GymKit Support Apple Watch Hits Cellular Snag in China List of websites blocked in mainland China Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org Thank You And Have A Great Day
  7. KGI: About 3 million iPhone X units will be available for launch, production improving in November With iPhone 8 now on sale, all eyes are on the upcoming iPhone X. A morning report from KGI reiterates production issues we’ve been hearing about the iPhone X, indicating that only 2-3 million units will be shipped for sale before the launch on November 3rd (preorders open a week from today). KGI points to supply shortages for several components including circuit boards for the iPhone X antenna and wide angle camera, and the depth-sensing Infrared dot projector. We’ve seen many publications suggest that Apple suppliers are facing difficulties ramping production of the iPhone X. In many aspects, the phone features radical redesigned parts which have not been mass-produced at scale before, so poor initial yields are somewhat to be expected. Several reports in the past have said the 3D sensor production is the reason for the holdup; today’s KGI report mentions the dot projector but says there are other components in even shorter supply to be aware of. Ming-Chi Kuo says the ‘biggest hurdle’ for iPhone X shipments is actually the flexible printed circuit board for the antenna system. He says special materials, processes and stringent tests are required for Apple to sign off on produced iPhone X antenna components, with much higher specifications than iPhone 8 or other models. One supplier, Murata, was originally planned to satisfy most of the orders for the antenna PCB but has failed to meet Apple’s requirements. As such, another supplier is now believed to be manufacturing all antenna boards for the first few months. The wide angle camera circuit board is considered the next biggest bottleneck in the report. KGI says that Apple’s camera system for iPhone X uses separate PCBs for the telephoto and wide angle lenses, which is unlike designs from Samsung phones. As such, it appears suppliers have hit issues manufacturing the ‘unique’ boards at volume. Regarding the dot projector, KGI says previous problems relating to detection of human faces in certain conditions have now been resolved and shipments are set to ramp up significantly. Given that Apple usually sells more than ten million phones in opening weekend sales alone, availability of just 2-3 million units for the launch is unlikely to satisfy customer demand for iPhone X. As such, be prepared for the Apple Store to quickly go out of stock when the devices go up for sale. Some good news is that KGI believes production of the circuit boards and dot projector will be able to increase drastically across November which should allow Apple to increase iPhone X output quickly after the release. That being said, KGI has dropped estimates for initial fourth quarter shipments from 30-35 million to 25-30 million units. In the first quarter of 2018, though, KGI believes shipments could increase by as much as 50%. Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org Thank You And Have A Great Day
  8. The Mac Mini waited 3 long years for an update (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 106) Tim Cook responds to a customer about the future of the Mac Mini, and the latest iPhone X updates. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: MAC MINI NEWS: Apple’s Mac Mini is Now Three Years Old, No Refresh Date in Sight Apple CEO Tim Cook: Mac Mini Will Be ‘Important Part’ of Future Product Lineup iPHONE NEWS: iPhone X Parts Suppliers Reportedly on Schedule to Meet 2017 Production Demand iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Production Will Reportedly Drop Nearly 50% When iPhone X Launches Kuo: All iPhone Models in 2018 Likely to Abandon Fingerprint Recognition iPHONE WITH A PENCIL STYLUS? Apple mulls stylus for iPhone iPhone With Apple Pencil Support Could Launch ‘As Early As 2019’ Remember what SJ said???!!! – (VIDEO CLIP) Apple Patent Reveals Apple Pencil Working with the iPhone and on a Wider Range of Applications WIFI KRACK HACK UPDATE: Apple Says ‘KRACK’ Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Are Already Patched in iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS Betas Major Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Uncovered Put Millions of Devices at Risk, Including Macs and iPhones FM RADIOS IN iPHONES: Setting the record straight on FM radio in iPhones National Association of Broadcasters Again Urges Apple to Add FM Radio to iPhones ‘Nude’ app uses CoreML to automatically detect & protect intimate photos on an iPhone Eddy Cue Says He ‘Disagrees Vehemently’ With Those Who Believe Apple’s Pace of Innovation Has Slowed Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  9. You’ve got to get Movies Anywhere for your iOS devices and Apple TV (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 105) Movies Anywhere is the service we’ve all been asking for. Also, Apple is working with LG on a foldable iPhone for sometime after 2020, and ARKit continues to grow. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: Movies Anywhere – Your Movies, Together at Last iPHONE STUFF: Apple teams up with LG Display for foldable iPhone Apple Working With LG Display on Future Foldable iPhone iPhone X Supply Revised Lower Yet Again as TrueDepth System Still Faces Production Issues AUGMENTED REALITY: Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology Doesn’t Exist to do AR Smart Glasses ‘In a Quality Way’ Games account for over half of the 3M+ ARKit-powered app downloads, 62% of revenue iPAD PRO NEWS: 2018 iPad Pro Models May Feature TrueDepth Camera for Face ID Apple’s Face ID Turns Android Makers Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Recognition iOS 11 NEWS: Apple releases iOS 11.0.3 for iPhone and iPad with audio and haptic feedback fixes, more Apple Seeds Second Beta of iOS 11.1 to Developers and Public Beta Testers With New Emoji iOS 11.1 Beta 2 Brings Back 3D Touch App Switcher What’s new in watchOS 4.1 beta 2? Hands-on with new changes and features [Video] APPLE PAY NEWS: Apple Pay cardless withdrawals now available at 5,000+ Wells Fargo ATMs More Than 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs Launch NFC-Enabled Mobile Wallet Capability Apple Quietly Releases iTunes 12.6.3 With Built-In App Store Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  10. Nvidia launches GeForce Now beta, turns your Mac into a virtual gaming PC First introduced back at CES this past January, Nvidia’s GeForce Now for Mac is available in beta. This service from Nvidia allows Mac users to access PC-only games and offers up strong performance, especially for less powerful Macs. Nvidia’s streaming service GeForce Now first debuted a couple of years ago with the company’s Android tablet, then expanded to its set-top box last year. Now, the service has been expanded to support Macs. Here’s how Nvidia describes its new service for Macs. Our own Ben Schoon went hands on with GeForce Now for Mac at CES and was mostly impressed after demoing Witcher 3 on an iMac and Rise of the Tomb Raider on a MacBook Air. Nvidia is promoting the popular Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds which isn’t available yet for Mac. However, there are many more titles supported including several of the Call of Duty titles, Destiny 2 beta, Diablo III, League of Legends, and Rocket League among others. Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org Thank You And Have A Great Day
  11. A true all-day assistant: The compelling argument for a camera in the Apple Watch Just click on the picture below and PLEASE click some of our adverts on the site to help server costs, ❤️ thank you so much ❤️? Thank You And Have A Great Day
  12. Tim Cook describes lessons from Steve Jobs, says ‘focus on the dead’ when it comes to heroes [Video] Tim Cook sat down today at the University of Oxford for an interview at the Saïd Business School along with questions from students. While Cook reiterated answers to some questions that aren’t surprising, there was a particularly surprising nugget of wisdom shared today about heroes… Much like Jony Ive shared recently as a part of his interview at The New Yorker’s Tech Fest, Cook shared some of the most important things that Steve Jobs taught him. One of the most interesting parts of the conversation with Cook had to be his answer to the question about if he has any living heroes. The full interview and Q&A includes some other interesting questions from business students. Cook also shares more optimism for AR when asked about the most exciting new technologies (while interestingly saying “I don’t like our products being used a lot, I like our products amplifying us…”) as well as thoughts on leadership and the responsibility of Apple.
  13. Report: Apple working with LG on foldable iPhones amid heated competition with Samsung We’re still awaiting the first OLED iPhone to ship with the iPhone X in less than a month, and new rumors are surfacing about a future iPhone with a foldable display. According to The Bell (via The Investor), Apple is working with LG and not Samsung to create an iPhone with a foldable OLED panel. The report suggests that Apple’s rivalry with Samsung and concern over leaking may be a deciding factor in choosing suppliers. LG Innotek has also been tasked with creating the rigid flexible printed circuit board that would drive the flexible iPhone. The report also claims Apple is considering investing in an LG plant that would produce the flexible OLED displays, which seems likely. Apple currently relies on Samsung as its sole supplier of OLED displays used in the upcoming iPhone X, although the company is working on adding LG to the mix in an effort to increase production and lower cost. As for flexible OLED panels, the report notes that Samsung may introduce its first smartphone to use the technology as soon as next year while Apple doesn’t expect to bring the technology into production through LG until 2020 which may mean a 2021 launch. Similar reports about Apple working with LG on the foldable OLED panel surfaced a year ago. Note that the foldable display technology is different from the current bendable OLED technology which supports pressure sensitive input but not actual folding. Apple has also been said to be considering Japan Display for the future iPhone technology, although we’re still very early in the development process for such a product. At any rate, the latest report is just another example of the rocky reliance and relationship Apple has with Samsung. Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  14. Google takes on Apple with new line of products (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy VIDEO PODCAST, Ep. 104) Google takes on Apple with the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, Pixel Buds and Google Home Max (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 104) Google’s parade of new products (Tech Today) Google Pixel 2 reviewed: Sets new record for overall smartphone camera quality Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in DxOMark camera ranking APPLE PATCHES AND UPDATES: Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update With Fix for APFS Disk Utility Bug and Keychain Vulnerability Study Finds Significant Number of Macs Running Out-of-Date Firmware Susceptible to Critical Exploits Apple Releases iOS 11.0.2 Update With Fix for iPhone 8 Crackling Earpiece Issue More Incidents Surface of iPhone 8 Plus Devices Burst Open Due to Possible Battery Failure Apple Investigating Two Possible iPhone 8 Plus Battery Failures Apple Releases watchOS 4.0.1 Update for Series 3 Models With Fix for Cellular Bug iOS 11 adoption – (Graph) Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 GPS and LTE Models Now in Stores iPHONE X: Apple Receives FCC Approval for iPhone X Ahead of October 27 Pre-Orders KGI: TrueDepth Camera Gives Apple 2.5 Year Lead Over Android Competitors Apple Employees Testing Apple Pay Cash Internally in iOS 11.1 Samsung Expected to Earn $4B More Making iPhone X Parts Than Galaxy S8 Parts Siri says the national anthem of Bulgaria is ‘Despacito’ Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  15. How does Face ID work? Apple lets us know (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 103) Apple releases a document detailing how Face ID works and adapts when your face changes; iOS 11 battery life is still brutal after the iOS 11.0.1 update; and the FCC wants Apple to activate FM radio on the iPhone. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: Apple quietly acquired computer vision startup Regaind iPHONE 8 NEWS: Apple Acquires Regaind, a French Computer Vision Startup Focused on Photo and Facial Analysis FCC Urges Apple to Protect Safety of Americans by Activating FM Radio Chip in iPhones [Updated] Remember the iPod Nano iPHONE 8 ISSUES: Apple Confirms a Fix is Coming for Static Noise Problem Affecting iPhone 8 Earpiece iOS 11 Installed on 25% of Devices One Week After Launch Have you noticed a significant change in battery life since updating to iOS 11? [Poll] Poor 3D sensor yields mean Apple may not fulfill all iPhone X preorders until early 2018 – report How does Face ID work?… About Face ID advanced technology Apple Shares In-Depth Security Info on Face ID in New White Paper and Support Doc iPhone X Comes With 2,716mAh Battery and 3GB of RAM Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  16. The reviews are in for the iPhone 8/8Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K (Apple Byte VIDEO PODCAST, Ep. 102) The reviews are in for the iPhone 8/8Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 102) Is the Apple Watch that bad? Did Apple do enough with the Apple TV 4K? Are the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus boring? We take a deep dive into Apple’s latest product line with the man who reviewed them for CNET, Scott Stein. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: APPLE WATCH REVIEWS: Apple Watch Series 3 review: A dash of iPod and a bit of iPhone for your wrist Apple Investigating Fix for Series 3 Watches Connecting to Unknown Wi-Fi Networks Instead of LTE [Updated] APPLE TV 4K REVIEWS: Apple TV 4K review: Premium-grade 4K HDR streaming for a high price 4K iTunes Content Limited to Streaming Only, No Downloads iPHONE 8 and 8 PLUS REVIEWS: Apple iPhone 8 Plus review: The best iPhone you can buy — until Nov. 3 iPhone 8 review: The status quo upgrade Apple iPhone 8 Plus reviewed: The best smartphone camera we’ve ever tested iPhone 8 Plus and me: A 72-hour quest for beautiful images iPhone 8, X Destroy High-End Android Phones in New Speed Tests Apple’s iPhone X, iPhone 8 lack a feature the Galaxy S8 rocks Scott Stein’s IKEA furniture arrangement on the New York Subway iPhone X production may face further delay, analyst warns Thank You ? And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  17. How to easily transfer data from Android or your old iPhone to iPhone 8 and iPhone X with AnyTrans Just click on the picture below and PLEASE click some of our adverts on the site to help server costs, ❤️ thank you so much ❤️? Thank You And Have A Great Day
  18. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman talks with Brian about iPhone X (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy VIDEO PODCAST, Ep. 101) It’s a one-on-one interview with Mark Gurman, talking everything from Apple’s keynote. Brian gets the skinny from the man behind so many of the major Apple scoops you’ve read about. Thank You And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  19. UK retailers call for £30 contactless card limit to be increased, but police advise against The UK got quite a head-start on the U.S. when it comes to contactless payments, the first contactless cards launched back in 2007. But concerns about fraud meant that contactless transactions were initially limited to £20 ($26) before a modest increase to £30 ($39) … Worries about fraud were driven by the complete lack of any security check on any individual transaction, allowing a thief to easily use a stolen card. Card companies do, however, carry out other checks – like looking for an unusual number of consecutive transactions. A recent survey found that more than half of UK retailers would like to see the payment limit increased, but a police commissioner has advised against it, reports London’s Evening Standard. While Apple Pay does effectively mimick a contactless card transaction, it offers far greater security. Transactions have to be authorized by Touch ID on the iPhone, or by an Apple Watch which has been continuously worn since unlocked with a passcode. Additionally, no actual card details are supplied to the terminal, replaced by a one-time code. For that reason, many payment transactions now recognize Apple Pay transactions and dispense with the usual £30 limit. We first saw unlimited transactions more than a year ago, and I have experienced it myself on many occasions. It looks like Apple Pay may retain that advantage for some time yet. Thank You And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  20. KGI: LTE Apple Watch likely using eSIM, no phone calling or Android support expected Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has an update to the recent LTE Apple Watch reportthat includes a few details about what to expect. Kuo expects cellular models of the Apple Watch will use an eSIM and not a physical SIM card as a space-saving measure, and the cellular connection may only be used for data transfer and not phone call features. Apple first started using its embedded Apple SIM in the original 9.7-inch iPad Pro last year, although it retained the physical SIM tray as well for carriers who do not support the Apple SIM. KGI already forecasted what Bloomberg first reported: the cellular Apple Watch will feature LTE connectivity but offer no 3G connection which will limit it to certain markets and countries. Today KGI adds that it believes Apple could choose Qualcomm over Intel for the baseband chip as the former company offers a smaller, low power solution. The other new development is Kuo expects Apple could omit phone call capabilities from the LTE model of the new Apple Watch. You can already make phone calls from the Apple Watch when it’s paired with a nearby iPhone and there’s no technical limitation with the implementation, but KGI expects Apple may want to improve the “user experience” of data transmission before enabling voice services. Curiously, the report doesn’t rule out VoIP services like Skype and FaceTime for calling however. Still, this will be a notable setback if the cellular Apple Watch can’t place and receive voice calls. Finally, KGI says it doesn’t believe Apple Watch will gain Android compatibility this year despite the move potentially boosting device sales for the wearable. Kuo cites difficulty providing a good experience between Android and watchOS for not creating an Apple Watch companion app for Android at this time. Some have suggested adding LTE which may make the Apple Watch more independent from the iPhone could be a step toward Android compatibility. KGI has previously reported that Apple will offer both LTE and non-LTE models of the new Apple Watch which is expected to keep the same design with 38mm and 42mm options. If Apple follows tradition, we may see new Apple Watch hardware with LTE introduced sometime next month alongside new iPhones.
  21. ???? Readers report Apple unofficially offering free repairs on devices ???? ???? damaged in Hurricane Harvey ???? Readers in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey are reporting that in at least some cases Apple is offering free repairs to water-damaged devices, as well as those which suffered impact damage during the evacuation. Neither type of damage would normally be covered under warranty. We’ve reached out to Apple, but at present there does not seem to be any company-wide policy in effect, so it seems that this is being done on a case-by-case basis by individual stores – though likely with corporate endorsement … Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey may be worse than that caused by Katrina in New Orleans back in 2005, reports the BBC. The hurricane is known to be responsible for at least 47 deaths, and around 43,000 people forced to evacuate their homes are staying in shelters. Many of the affected areas are still battling with flood water. There is still uncertainty as to how the cost of the damage will be covered. Some insurance policies specifically exclude hurricane damage in areas known to be vulnerable, and there appears to be disagreement between state and federal governments. Governor Abbott said that Congressional authorization for $7.85B in aid was merely a downpayment, while the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Brock Long has suggested that this should be a state responsibility. Carriers have been offering free service in affected areas, and Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts, as well as encouraging donations via iTunes. It appears that the company may also be trying to give a break to customers hit by the disaster. Thank You And Have A Great Day
  22. Can you leave the iPhone’s Home button behind? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy VIDEO PODCAST, Ep. 98) The iPhone 8 will reportedly change how you use an iPhone, Apple shows off its first batch of augmented reality apps and those crazy AirPods are dominating the wireless earbud market. Thank You And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  23. KGI: LTE Apple Watch likely using eSIM, no phone calling or Android support expected Just click on the picture below and PLEASE click some of our adverts on the site to help server costs, ❤️ thank you so much ❤️? Thank You ? And Have A Great Day.
  24. The new Apple TV is coming with the iPhone 8 (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy VIDEO Podcast, Ep. 97) The iPhone 8 could be announced on Sept. 12. Bloomberg reports the new 4K Apple TV will be unveiled at the next Apple Event, and, would you pay $50 to see a movie early at home? Apple wants you to. THE APPLE BYTE EXTRA CRUNCHY SHOW NOTES: APPLE TV NEWS: Apple Is Planning a 4K Upgrade for Its TV Box Hollywood, Apple Said to Mull Rental Plan, Defying Theaters Hollywood Studios Could Launch $30 Movie Rental Service Early Next Year Would u pay $50 to watch a movie 17 days after its release at home? $30 4 to 6 weeks? NOTE 8 NEWS: Galaxy Note 8’s dual camera beats iPhone because of one spec iPHONE 8 NEWS: Keynote iPhone 8 : le 12 septembre se confirme (du côté des opérateurs) iPhone 8 Event Date Rumored for September 12, With Device Launching September 22 You may want to unlock the iPhone 8 with your face, not finger Dear iPhone: Here’s Why We’re Still Together After 10 Years Loyalty of iPhone owners likely to overcome iPhone 8 price resistance – survey APPLE PATENTS NEWS: Two more Apple Patent Filings point to Apple Pencil Eventually working with a Future iPhone New Apple patents again point to Apple Pencil support on future iPhones What’s New in the iPhone 8 iPHONE 7S NEWS: iPhone 7s Plus Bare Logic Board Surfaces With A11 Chip and Intel Modem Markings New dummy models show what the iPhone 7s might look like in rumored new copper color APPLE WATCH NEWS: What Smartwatches Are Actually Used For As Apple Watch 3 expected to gain LTE, a quarter of owners already using ‘daily’ for phone calls, says survey Thank You And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  25. An Apple Watch with LTE has the potential to be a true iPhone replacement I’ve always been very skeptical when it comes to Apple Watch. From the start I wasn’t necessarily convinced that I had a need for the device. Its price tag and early user interface bugs quickly wore thin on me and I ultimately found myself going weeks at a time without wearing it or even charging. As I wrote last year, however, watchOS 3 and Apple Watch Series 2 quickly changed my opinion and made Apple’s wearable an integral part of my lifestyle. When people started calling on Apple to add LTE functionality to the Apple Watch, however, I was puzzled. Why does a wearable that’s always connected to the iPhone need LTE? The more I’ve thought about it, though, the more I see the other side of the argument. The perfect Apple Watch is one that has no dependancy on the iPhone, but rather is fully functional wherever you go. Three separate reports have said Apple will add LTE to the Apple Watch this year, one from Bloomberg and two from KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo. Both have reliable track records, but more than anything, LTE feels like the natural next step for Apple Watch. It currently looks like Apple will sell both WiFi-only and LTE models of the Apple Watch, much like it currently does with the iPad. I’m a huge fan of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, but I’ve generally only owned WiFi models of Apple’s tablets due to the fact that anywhere I go with my iPad, I’ll almost certainly have my hotspot-equipped iPhone. Why would I pay extra to both Apple and AT&T for cellular in such a scenario? If I’m carrying a 10.5-inch iPad Pro, why can’t I toss my iPhone in my pocket and be good to go? The Apple Watch argument is a bit different. There are countless instances where I would love to leave my iPhone in the car or at home, but simply can’t due to the possibility of a family emergency or something else that requires an immediate response. With an LTE Apple Watch, however, I could do just that. Leave my iPhone behind, yet stay connected wherever I go. Whether it be out for a hike with the dog, out to dinner, or even just for an “iPhone-free day,” which sounds quite appealing a lot of the time. There’s much more to this argument, though. Apple has to ensure that Apple Watch truly remains fully functional without an iPhone connection. This should include app notifications, calls, SMS messages and iMessages, and more. The whole lot. One missed notification because of a weird forwarding bug completely erases the peace of mind that an LTE Apple Watch provides. However, KGI’s most recent report explained that Apple currently doesn’t plan to offer phone calling via Apple Watch, at least through the carrier. The report didn’t rule out calling through platforms like Skype or FaceTime. Either way, however, this is a huge let down. I hope there will be some sort of technical support for sending notifications for missed calls. For instance, if Apple Watch and iPhone aren’t paired and there’s a call to the iPhone, I should get a notification on Apple Watch telling me and allowing me to return the car with a FaceTime Audio call. There’s also the issue of pricing. The LTE iPad generally costs $130 more than the WiFi-only model, and that big of a price difference isn’t viable for the Apple Watch in my mind. Ideally, the LTE Apple Watch would cost around $50 more than the WiFi model. Unfortunately, I don’t really see anyway around paying carriers more for the LTE data on Apple Watch, either. For instance, T-Mobile currently charges an extra $5 per month for wearable LTE service. While it’s a small amount, it can certainly add up over time and combined with the additional hardware costs, some users might not be willing to take the leap. Furthermore, LTE connectivity shouldn’t come at the expense of other features. If cellular reduces Apple Watch battery by any significant margin, I’ll be incredibly disappointed. If Apple Watch gets any thicker or heavier to house the LTE hardware, I won’t wear it. As you can see, my thoughts on a cellular Apple Watch carry a few contingencies. The biggest, however, is that Apple must make it clear that there are features and use cases for an LTE Apple Watch. If all it enables is support for iMessage, then I’ll have a hard time justifying the added hardware cost as well as the added monthly cost. On the other hand, if the cellular connection can provide a complete user experience that can replace the iPhone, at least for short periods of time, then I am entirely onboard. It comes down to this: I’m fully convinced that the Apple Watch can replace my iPhone for short periods of time, up to as long as a few days. All that’s missing is cellular connectivity, and I really hope Apple gets it right this year. Would you be interested in an LTE Apple Watch? Or would you rather Apple focus on improving other areas of the device? Let’s talk down in the comments. Thank You And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org