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Finally, Apple offers iOS 16 beta to the public, the delay of the iPhone 14 Pro Max, the release of the interesting Phone 1, AirPods that may save your life soon, and other exciting news for this week in the sidelines!

News on the sidelines: Week 16-23 June


The final announcement of the Phone 1

After months of simple ads and suspense, the phone 1 from Nothing was finally announced, and the new phone comes with an aluminum body and a transparent background with decorative lights, as well as notifications in various shapes. The device also comes with a mid-range Snapdragon 778G Plus processor and a high-speed screen 120 Hz and a special assurance that the Android attached to the phone will not contain useless programs like many other Android devices. In short, the phone wants to be an Android iPhone, as the company's founder hinted when he compared his company directly to Apple and said that the only innovation before it came to the market was Apple, and here it is coming to break its control. Finally, it is mentioned that the phone will be sold at a price of $ 400, which is $2022 less than the iPhone SE 30.


iPhone sales banned in Colombia, and possibly other countries

As part of Apple’s conflict with Ericsson over patents related to 5G technology, Ericsson won in Colombia, which led to a ruling banning the sale of iPhone devices that contain 5G technology in the country, and this is not the only conflict, as Ericsson is suing Apple in many countries Regarding the same patent that Apple was leasing from Ericsson but stopped payments when their last contract expired.


iOS 16 public beta

This week, the public beta of iOS 16 was announced to everyone, which you can download now from Apple's website -this link- However, it is not recommended to use it on your primary device at all, especially with problems faced by some banking applications and also the very short battery life. So it is better to wait for the final version.


New Razr phone from Motorola

After the start of the foldable phone revolution, Motorola is back by announcing the new and foldable Razr phone, but this time with the renewal of the internal design of the screen to become closer to the Samsung Flip phone while retaining the large and useful external display for displaying notifications and others, and it is reported that the launch is currently in China .


iPhone 14 Pro Max may be delayed

The biggest changes and updates with the iPhone 14 may be present in the Pro and Pro Max version, but according to new reports, the Pro Max version and its sale to users may be delayed due to problems in the production chains that have already delayed the arrival of device shipments to Apple and we are only two months away from the announcement.


New processors for the future in the iPhone Pro only

after Reports that the iPhone 14 It will contain the A15 chip, while leaving the new A16 chip for the 14 Pro devices. The famous leaker Ming-Chi Qiu returned with other reports that this will not be for 2022 only, but will turn to Apple's new strategy to have a processor "Pro" latest generation of the iPhone Regular iPhone.


AirPods could save your life

Apple has obtained a new patent detailing an interesting idea, as the patent states that map and location data can be used with AirPods sensors to reduce the volume or turn it off completely if you are heading towards a danger that you may not notice, such as a busy car intersection, the volume will be automatically turned off or reduced. So that you can pay attention to the road.


iPad mini charging problems with iOS 15.5

It is good that the iOS 15.6 update is approaching, some users have increased problems with the current system. Starting with problems with the Apple Books application and ending this week with problems charging the new iPad Mini 6, where charging stopped completely for some users without knowing the reason or finding a solution, and an internal note was found to Apple employees stating that the company knows the problem. So we expect it to be resolved with the next update at the earliest.


Picture in YouTube Picture for all… Subscribers

After months of experimentation and turning on and off the feature, YouTube finally announced the public launch of the Picture in Picture feature officially on the YouTube app, which enables you to watch videos in a small window while using another application, and the feature will work for all users in the United States but only for Premium subscribers in Rest of the world.


WhatsApp is coming to the iPad

Have you been wondering where WhatsApp from the iPad so far? It is late, but the company is testing a new Mac application with Catalyst technology, which means that there is an application for the iPad being developed. The company has already announced its plans for that, but with the launch of a beta version (Beta) for the Mac and no date has been set for the launch of the iPad application yet.


New Bluetooth codec could improve AirPods audio

The Bluetooth Alliance recently announced a new codec for transmitting audio via Bluetooth to keep pace with the modern era, the LE Audio codec, which should improve connectivity and improve sound in the next generation of headphones, and it is reported that Apple is already experimenting with the new codec on AirPods Max headphones and has A developer was able to test it and mention the improvement of the sound during calls, but we do not know whether it is possible to improve audio other than calls or not, as full support will require Bluetooth 5.2 technology, which is likely to be released with future generations of headphones.


Important tweaks for tik tok

Tik Tok was able to spread at an abnormal speed in the past period, and the algorithms it used to deliver the video was one of the most important factors for its success, but these algorithms themselves caused many problems, starting with showing videos that are not suitable for children for many children, and other videos that incite depression or topics that you do not want. So this week, the company announced filters and tweaks to the algorithms in order to reduce all this and prevent more options for the user.


Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg agree! on one thing

The two CEOs have joined with 500 other business and technology leaders to call on all states to add more computer and programming skills to the curricula of first through twelfth grade students. Will their demands be heard? Are we ahead of them in teaching technology to students in the Arab world?


WhatsApp on virtual reality glasses

Of course, since Facebook has become dead fond of the “virtual world”, the company announced the launch of WhatsApp for Meta glasses (Oculus) and Stories glasses from RayBan, which were launched in cooperation with Facebook, and the application allows you to make calls and hear and respond to messages via sound.


The iPhone is indestructible in 2022

Despite several economic problems the world is going through, which has caused a weak demand for consumer goods, especially smart phones, iPhone 13 sales continue to increase this year with the decline in sales of other phones, and even according to the Wall Street Journal specialized in economic news, the iPhone 14 Will achieve more sales even than the iPhone 13, are you planning to buy the iPhone 14?


Anniversary of discontinuing the best MacBook ever

The third anniversary of Apple stopping production of the 12-inch MacBook is passing this week... This device was really great in size and design, but it was too soon. Intel chips exposed to high temperatures couldn't handle the device's small size. Is Apple reviving it with an M-chip that doesn't even need a fan?


The upcoming Apple Watch “Xtreme” is more expensive than the iPhone

According to the famous analyst Mark GormanThe next Apple Watch may come with an “Extreme” version with superior features for professional athletes with a larger screen and more sensors and features for athletes, and the price may reach $ 999, about 3700 AED without tax.


Reasons for the delay of the Apple car

This year, Apple announced a completely new operating system for cars that will be made available to well-known car manufacturers, and with this announcement and others, many have questioned the reasons for the delay in the expected Apple car. The answer may be in a major investigation announced this week. Apple's plans for the car are not ordinary, and the company wants to make a completely self-driving car, with interior chairs facing each other, the possibility of fully retracting to sleep, large screens, and more. Of course, all of this breaks many of the existing laws of car production in the first place and means that the car is not close to production at all.


Miscellaneous news:

◉ Twitter begins introducing a feature that enables you to remove “mention” or mention your name in various tweets by others.

◉ Mac sales continued to grow in the second fiscal quarter of 2022 despite the decline in laptop sales in general.

◉ The famous Minecraft game has added the ability to play using a wireless computer mouse and keyboard on iPhone and iPad devices.

◉ Apple ends the consulting partnership with LoveForm, the design company of its famous former designer, Joni Ive, who contributed to the designs of many Apple devices for years.

◉ Twitter sues Elon Musk after retracting the $44 billion deal to buy the site.

◉ 31 new emojis have been released and they are coming to Android and iOS 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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