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Social distancing is one way to prevent cluster outbreaks of COVID-19 and as many already know, is hard to accomplish in Apple Stores, especially on busy weekends. As of today, Apple has closed all of their retail stores outside of Greater China until March 27. Everything is working as it should online, or for those without a computer, an alternative would be to download the Apple Store app on the App Store. Now if you were looking to get something repaired in person, that will have to wait for at least two weeks. Read more for a video of Steve Jobs touring the very first Apple Store.
New iPhone models are set to debut this year, and that means iOS 14 is on the horizon, but some may have gotten their hands on an early build even before the operating system is released to developers. This leaked video gives us a glimpse at a redesigned multitasking experience that is unlike the existing single-row view, but rather has multiple windows on a single screen. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Valley of Fire State Park spans nearly 46,000 acres and is located 16 miles south of Overton, Nevada. Its name comes from the beautiful red sandstone formations, the Aztec Sandstone, which formed from shifting sand dunes 150 million years ago, and look even more amazing when captured with a good camera. Apple wanted to show just how good the iPhone 11 Pro’s camera is for their latest “Shot on iPhone” segment. Read more for the video and additional information.
Limited to just 99-units worldwide, the iPhone Cybertruck isn’t a gag gift, but rather a real handset that you can buy. Interested customers can select from either the iPhone 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max in all storage capacities, and both will feature a titanium case with metal plates across the body, except for the rear camera area. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Many Apple fans already know that the company normally holds its annual iPhone event during the second week of September, and this year, it should take place around September 8, 2020. The rumored lineup is expected to feature the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Max, iPhone 12 Pro , and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Earlier reports stated that these new models would not have a notch, but a report suggests that at least one of them will retain it for the Face ID functionality. Read more for a video and additional information.
Google’s Apple AirDrop alternative, previously known as Fast Share, is now known as Nearby Sharing. XDA Developers managed to get their hands on a working APK and decided to show just how the service works. This feature is integrated directly into the Android 10 interface and users basically select the content, click on “share”, and then choose “contacts geographically close to you”. Read more for the video and additional information.
Art Mayer of Russia’s Copper Guitars is known for this crazy builds, including a guitar made from 36 ramen noodle packs, and now, he’s unveiled his latest project, the iCaster. This Tele model guitar was crafted from 107 iPhones that have been gutted of their electronic internals. He then glued them together in a block roughly four phones thick before carving out the body, which sports a mahogany sustain block, using a Tele-style template. Read more for a video and additional information.
We’re still months away from Apple’s typical September iPhone event, but there have been more than enough rumors circulating about the company’s next handset, with one of them being it having metal edges, just like its sixth-generation predecessor. ConceptsiPhone shows us just that with their latest render, since it’s expected to have flat metal edges around the handset’s entire perimeter. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Apple suppliers are finalizing the design of a full screen display for the next-generation iPhone, set for release in 2020. To achieve this feat, the TrueDepth camera will have to be integrated directly under the screen and there’s rumored to be an in-display fingerprint scanner as well, which means that at least one model will be without Face ID functionality. Read more for the patent sketches and additional information.
Apple insider Macotakara claims that the company’s new budget iPhone SE 2 phone will arrive next year, and it may ditch that name for the iPhone 9 instead. No official specifications have been announced, but rumors say that it could have the A13 Bionic processor, which would make this lower-cost model as fast as the pricier models, along with 5G connectivity. Read more for a video and additional information.