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iPhone SE 2018

Apple is set to release up to four new iPhone handsets this year, with one of them being a followup to the original iPhone SE. It's speculated to feature an A10 CPU, 2GB of RAM, up to 128GB of storage, a 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, 1,700mAh battery, and wireless Qi charging technology. One analyst says that the handset will not feature Face ID, so the display could be just slightly larger, and without a notch. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Reseller Malaysia

Sure, the iPhone 5S isn't the latest and greatest, but that didn't stop over 11,000 people from showing up at Switch, an Apple reseller at the MyTown Shopping Mall, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In addition to the ten iPhone 5s units for $50, the store was also offering a 2011 64GB MacBook Air for $128, 24-inch iMac for $255, and a 16GB iPad Air 2 for $77. Buyers started lining up at the mall a full day before the doors opened, and the lines extended from Switch's storefront all the way into the parking lot, and even circling the entire shopping complex. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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iPhone X Gold

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Apple is rumored to launch its largest iPhone yet in 2018, boasting a massive 6.5" OLED display. Whether if the handset gets a gold treatment is yet to be seen, but we do know the display will feature a 1242 x 2688 resolution, and be released as one of the three new iPhone models this year. The second device is reportedly an updated version of the current model, and sits between the largest iPhone and the more affordable iPhone X, all of which are set to get Apple's new A12 processors. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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ASUS ZenFone 5

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Think of the new ASUS ZenFone 5 range as iPhone X clones, but with a few twists. The ZenFone 5 / 5Z feature a 6.2" Full HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 / 845 processor, up to 6GB / 8GB of RAM, 64GB /128GB of internal storage, an 8MP front-facing camera, and a 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture rear-facing primary sensor, coupled with a secondary wide-angle sensor that boasts a 120° field of view. Continue reading for another hands-on video preview, more pictures and information.

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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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