The iPhone ascends to the first place and a serious loophole in Safari and the cooperation of Google and Apple against Congress and other exciting news on the sidelines!

News on the sidelines: Week 14-20 of January

Factories find it difficult to meet Apple's environmental requirements

News on the sidelines: Week 14-20 of January

Apple promised the world to turn into a completely environmentally friendly company by reducing its carbon emissions to zero by 2030, but this does not mean only the company’s buildings, but also includes all the factories of other companies that supply processors or screens for Apple, and Apple’s strict rules have emerged in the past period as a problem for many Among these companies, they have had to accelerate their efforts to switch to environmentally friendly energy sources and reduce their emissions.

Despite the difficulty of the subject, these companies have the necessary capital for these steps, and all of these companies have contracts with smaller companies, and this leads to the transformation of those also to clean energy. So it seems that Apple's promise to turn into an environmentally friendly company has a wide impact on many companies.

Disagreement over ProMotion technology in iPhone 14

Apple added the wonderful “Pro Motion” technology in the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, and this technology makes the screen smoother and makes you feel that the performance of the device is much better, and we were waiting for its release finally on the regular version of the iPhone, which comes at a better price. But the leaks and analysts disagreed this week.

As some analysts such as Ross Young expected that the feature will remain locked to the Pro devices this year also with the iPhone 14, while others expected that the feature will be added finally to the iPhone 14 regular version.

Excel fully supports Apple M1 processors

Finally, Microsoft has updated the famous Excel program, which is used in many projects, companies and even in the study to fully support the M1 processors from Apple, and this means improved performance, especially with major projects.

Apple, Google and a struggle with Congress

This week, news spread about the pressure of both companies; Apple and Google, to pressure the US Congress to back down on new bills it wants to implement that may affect the work of many companies, especially Apple and Google. The two companies reported that the changes could harm the user and make it difficult for companies to maintain privacy and add new features that matter to the user.

Of course, we do not know how accurate the companies' claims are as a full analysis of the effects of these laws is not yet available.

Apple: Android is worth less than the iPhone

Apple's trade-in program is the gateway for many users to get the iPhone, where you can give the store your old device (whether it's an Android or iOS device) to get a discount on a new iPhone. But this week, Apple reduced the value of the discount that you can get for many Android devices, for example, the discount for replacing the S21 is $ 260 instead of 325 before.

Maybe because we are at the end of the update cycle and about to release new devices, which has already led to a drop in their price in the market?

Apple changes its mind about iOS 14

With the release of iOS 15, Apple announced that it will allow those who want to stay on iOS 14 and get security updates without updating to iOS 15, but for an unknown reason, the company reneged on this promise, as it began forcing those who want security updates to upgrade to iOS 15 this week. Perhaps the company wants to increase the adoption of iOS 15 or because of the difficulties of supporting two versions of the system at the same time.

iPhone 13 does not have call noise cancellation

The iPhone had a feature to isolate noise in calls for several years, and this feature could be turned on from the settings for people with special needs. But for some reason, users found that it had disappeared from the iPhone 13 when they bought it, and after a while of guessing and contacting Apple customer service, a user found that this was not a problem with the device. He was told by an Apple customer service representative that the feature is not present in the iPhone 13, why was it removed?

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Apple ranks first in phone sales

Apple ranked first in smartphone sales around the world for the last fiscal quarter, which includes the last 3 months in 2021, Apple accounted for 22% of smartphone sales around the world, while Samsung fell to second place with 20% of sales even though it occupied the first place for periods It has been long before due to the multiplicity of its devices and the availability of many low-priced devices that attract the user.

The demand for the iPhone 13 faces obstacles

Foxconn announced, for the second time in seven months, big bonuses for experienced factory workers to contract in order to increase production capacity in factories so that they can meet the huge demand for the iPhone 13.

Airpods 3 new update

Apple has released a new update for the Airpods 3, and this is not the first update as many updates have been released. As usual, Apple did not announce anything new in this update, but it is likely that it comes to solve problems and improve performance. So you may notice an improvement in the performance of the headphones soon.

The update is done automatically during sleep, but make sure that the headset is connected to the iPhone and is inside its box and close to the iPhone in the distance at night, and the new update number is 4C170.

Apple is working to fix a serious vulnerability in Safari

A security researcher discovered that the browser on Mac and iOS currently contains a vulnerability that could allow hackers to obtain a user's browsing history as well as their Google account. It has been announced that Apple engineers are already working on fixing the vulnerability and we should expect an update very soon.

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 that 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 for you And help you, and if I robbed you of your life and preoccupied you with it, then there is no need for it.


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