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iPhone SE 2

Analysts claim that Apple will officially reveal the iPhone SE 2 at WWDC 2018 in June, complete with a 4.2" OLED display, an A10 Fusion chipset which features two performance cores and two efficient ones, 2GB of RAM, as well as 32GB or 128GB storage capacities. A glass back will be incorporated for wireless charging. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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FaceApp Presidents

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For those who have never heard of FaceApp, it's basically an application for iOS and Android platforms that was developed by Russian company Wireless Lab. It utilizes neural network technology to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. Recently, Redditor "ygdrssl" used the app to transform the current and former US Presidents into females. "It's strange to think that these people would never have been elected president because of that pesky troll X chromosome. Most recent presidents are represented back to 1900," said "ygdrssl". Continue reading for more pictures.

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iPhone XE

If Apple were to ever release a handset that aimed to replace DSLRs, it might look something like the iPhone XE. Created by industrial designer Michael Muleba, it features a form factor similar to that of the iPhone X, complete with the front-facing TrueDepth cameras, but also a single large rear camera with interchangeable lenses. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Hand Stuck iPhone Toilet

A man named Tang in Liuzhou, China's Guanxi Autonomous Region, managed to get his arm stuck in a squat toilet while trying to retrieve his iPhone. The whole debacle started when he decided to check his phone while relieving himself after having a few drinks, and the next thing you know, it slipped out of his hands into a seemingly endless void. Continue reading to see what his arm looked like after being rescued.

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New iPhone X Model

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Apple is slated to reveal three new iPhones at an event in September, and all will feature reportedly feature an all-screen design, but this time around, a smaller notch. "It is heard that Apple is planning to strengthen face sensing function starting from 2019 models. That is why it is planning to increase number of parts that will be used for iPhones and is looking into combination of a face recognition module with a camera module," according to a report from China. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone Hologram

This isn't the first iPhone concept to feature a built-in holographic projector, but this is what a model would look like with the iPhone X form factor. In addition to a 5.8" OLED display, the front holographic projector is connected to the True Sense cameras to project a hologram of the user's face in real-time when unlocking the device. When viewing media or playing games, the front projector is used as a keyboard, while the rear projector displays the media. Continue reading for another interesting iPhone XI concept video.

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Apple iPhone 2018

Insiders from Korea-based Electronic Times claim that LG Display has received an order from Apple to produce 15-16 million phone displays in 2018, with all being 6.5 inches in size, meaning that a larger iPhone X is definitely in the works. However, Samsung will continue to be supplying the primary OLED display for the new 5.8-inch model. Continue reading for more pictures, another video, and additional information.

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Flip iPhone X

Germany-based CURVED / labs has created an iPhone X with a flip design to shows us how it would work. When folded, the smartphone would be slightly larger than the iPhone SE, while in the unfolded state, there would be a second display with a pre-milled keyboard field next to the borderless large display, similar to the iPhone X. This setup provides the user with more haptic feedback than simply a pure touch keyboard. When closed, a mirrored OLED display shows notifications, like calls, messages, apps, etc. To ensure Face ID works even in the closed state, a translucent component is installed on the counterpart of the hinge. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the ultimate paper airplane.

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iPhone Slowing

App developer Primate Labs published data last week that appeared to show slower performance in the Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged. This past Wednesday, Apple acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands - which can have the effect of slowing the processor - when a phone's battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that the processor demands, and would reduce the price of battery replacements of affected phones to $29. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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iPhone X Face Invisible

Thanks to the TrueDepth cameras, Apple's iPhone X now offers excellent face-tracking capabilities, and Kazuya Noshiro, an app developer from Japan decided to take things to the next level. In a recently posted video, he showcases an app that basically turns a user's face into the background. What could this be used for? Photography and augmented reality game-related apps, or so we think. Continue reading for the short 10-second clip.

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