Apple publishes a manufacturing method Protection maskAnd acquires a company Artificial intelligence The development of 4 copies of the iPhone 12 and Foxconn produces respirators, and other news is on the sidelines ...

News on the sidelines week March 26 - April 2


Apple is working on 4 versions of the iPhone

IPhone 12

A recent report revealed that Apple is working on 4 versions of the iPhone 12, all with 5G support. The first phone will be 5.4 inches and come with 2 rear cameras. The second version will be a 6.1-inch screen with the same "aluminum" design, as well as the rear cameras. As for the third and fourth editions, they are the Pro version, where the outer shell will be made of stainless steel and the 3 rear cameras with the new LIDAR sensor, and it will be 6.1 inches "XR size" as well as the size of 6.7 inches which is the Pro Max. The new news comes from a leak called "John Prosser" who said that Apple has completed the initial versions of them.


Foxconn is collaborating with Medtronic to produce respirators

Foxconn

Medtronic, one of the most important companies in the field of respirators, announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Foxconn to accelerate the pace of manufacturing respirators at one of its factories in Ireland. The company said that it is currently able to manufacture 300 devices per week and by the end of the month it will reach 400 devices per week, then in May 700 devices, and by the end of June it will reach 1000 devices.


Apple Acquires Voysis Artificial Intelligence Service

Apple has acquired artificial intelligence service Voysis, a company that specializes in developing voice recognition technologies, providing services and physical interaction such as the ability to shop entirely by voice. Watch the service trailer

Another teaser video


IPad Pro 2020 has a microphone designed for privacy

IPad Pro 2020

Apple revealed that the microphone of the iPad Pro 2020 is designed to protect your privacy as it is connected to the T2 security chip, which disconnects the microphone when the device is closed, and no program can secretly listen to you even if the device is in root or jailbreak mode. The same feature is present on Mac computers and secretly protects the computer's camera from operating. Apple said that the feature will work on compatible and approved Apple MFi covers. Apple advised users to obtain this type to avoid deception of the T2 chip by unofficial covers, as the chip may not recognize that the device is closed properly and thus does not disconnect the microphone.


Apple publishes a face mask manufacturing guide

Protection mask

As part of Apple's support for global relief efforts, Apple has published on its official website a detailed guide whereby you can manufacture a transparent protective face mask. Apple published the manufacturing method in detail in order to enable any factory or anyone around the world to manufacture it? Apple said it will manufacture 1 million masks per week, and they will be sent to medical agencies in America.

It is reported that Tim Cook posted a video on his Twitter account, in which he reviewed the efforts of Apple and the new mask they are working on.


Apple mistakenly confirms SE 2020 and AirTags

Apple accidentally confirmed that it will release some products soon, namely:

◉ Apple posted the cover of the Belkin brand, it was mentioned that it was designed for iPhone 7 and 8 and iPhone SE and of course the SE is not in size 7 and 8, and this means that the 2020 version will also be called SE.

SE 2020

◉ A technical support video from Apple to explain the Find My application revealed the presence of text in which AirTags are mentioned, and this is because the Apple team that filmed the video is using an unannounced version of Find My and includes support for AirTags.

AirTags


Google save two months on Stadia Pro

Stadia

Google announced the provision of two months free of charge in its Google Stadia Pro system. The move comes against a campaign by Google to invite people to stay home. So far, the system only provides 9 games, and after the end of the two months, you will have to pay a monthly subscription of $ 9.99 if you want to continue, but of course you can be satisfied with the free trial period. It is worth noting that Google Stadia only works in some countries at the present time.

Google Stadia
Developer
Google LLC
Size137.3 MB
Version3.44
Rating
Available on the software store


Miscellaneous news

◉ The checkra1n jailbreak tool has been updated to support iOS 13.4 and iOS 13.4.1 for devices from iPhone 5s to iPhone X.

◉ Apple launched the WatchOS 6.2.1 update to solve the issue of FaceTime incompatibility with old versions.

◉ Leaks said that Apple will introduce a new version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro next month.

MacBook Pro

◉ Apple released update 10.15.4 for Mac devices to fix a number of problems and errors in FaceTime, compatibility with Office 365 and USB C.

◉ Apple released the update to the version of Safari Technology Preview to version 104. It is reported that Safari Technology is a trial version of Safari in which Apple tests new technologies before launching them in the traditional Safari.

◉ Amazon announced the largest reduction on Echo Show devices to reach the fifth edition to the price of $ 60, in order to facilitate video communication between citizens after the decrease in direct communication. The Echo Show 8 is now $ 90 instead of $ 130, and the 10.1-inch version is $ 180 instead of $ 230

Echo Show

◉ Apple announced that it will disclose its second fiscal quarter results on April 30th. The results are for the months of January February March.

◉ Facebook has announced restricting retransmission of news via WhatsApp in order to combat the spread of rumors and misleading news.

◉ A well-known Twitter account said in the leaks that Apple is working on an entirely new version of the AirPods X, and it will be unveiled at the end of the year conference in which the iPhone 12 will be announced.

AirPods

◉ Tesla revealed a model manufacturing ventilator with parts from its Model 3. Watch the video:

◉ iFixIt has published X-Ray photos of MacBook Air which showed the interior details and design of the buttons, the speakers and the whole device.

Bloomberg reports that Apple has told employees that its stores will not open until early May.


This is not all the news on the sidelines, but we came to you with the most important of them, and it is not necessary for a non-specialist to occupy himself with all the wandering and incoming, there are more important things you do in your life, so do not make devices distract you or distract you from your life and your duties, and know that technology is there to make life easier And she helps you, and if she robbed you of your life and preoccupied you, then there is no need for her

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