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Apple officially announces the date of the iPhone 14 launch event, the publication of the live broadcast page, the Tik Tok application contains malicious code and the company denies, a major update to the iOS Launcher application for Android and the download exceeded 50 million, a video about the Apple AirPower charging platform, and Luca Maestri sells his shares At Apple, design your iPhone for free, and other exciting news on the sidelines…

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Apple announces iPhone 14 launch date

Apple announced that it will hold a conference to unveil the new iPhone on Wednesday Corresponding to 7 September. The event will be held at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, and there will be an actual presence of journalists and media professionals.

The September event will focus on the new iPhone 14 models, and we expect the 14-inch iPhone 6.1 Pro Max, 14-inch iPhone 6.7 Max, 14-inch iPhone 6.1 Pro, and 14-inch iPhone 6.7 Pro Max. And there won't be a 5.4-inch iPhone "mini" this year.


Apple publishes a video of the live broadcast titled Far Out on YouTube

Apple is preparing for its iPhone 14 launch event on Wednesday, September 7, and the company has launched a live broadcast on YouTube, where viewers can sign up to get a reminder when the event starts.

Bloomberg journalist Mark Gorman previously stated that Apple had already prepared a pre-recorded version of the September event, but the Apple event calls for confirmation that there will be a personal component, with members of the media invited to Apple Park.


Apple's event page features an animated space-themed logo

As with all Apple events, if you visit the page on iPhone or iPad, you will find that Apple designed a logo similar to the black hole, and with the augmented reality experience, you will find a black hole in the center of the room, and as you approach it, it will not swallow you, but rather stars will appear in the form of the Apple logo. The stars continue to merge in and out of the logo, and you can use pinch gestures to adjust the size of the black hole.

You can try this by visiting the page from your phone and clicking on the conference logo


Design your own iPhone

If you want to create the design of the iPhone of your dreams, the site neal.fun The new one will help you with that. Created by developer Neal Agarwal, this interactive website lets you drag and drop different items onto a completely plain iPhone ‌ model and create unique and whimsical designs.

There is a wide range of different items that they can add and arrange as you wish, including huge cameras, HDMI port, iPod classic buttons, headphone jack, antenna, Mac Pro grip, joystick, and much more that make the iPhone a laughing stock. And pathetic.

After users create their iPhone, it can be saved as a simple gif with a small popup of Tim Cook saying, "These are the best iPhones we've ever made."

The site is free to use, do you have a design for your iPhone, we hope to see what the iPhone 15 will be like?


Wallet app will be deletable in iOS 16.1 update

It looks like the iPhone's built-in Wallet app will be deletable starting with the iOS 16.1 update, according to code found in the iPadOS 16.1 beta that was found by 9to5Mac and confirmed by MacRumors' Steve Moser. The code indicates that the wallet app will be downloadable from the App Store if it is removed.

Now the app can be removed from the home screen and hidden from view, but it cannot be completely deleted, something that will change with the release of iOS 16.1.


 New iPad with fingerprint and front camera in a new position

According to Japanese blog Mac Otakara, the next cheaper iPad could have a built-in fingerprint power button, a traditional home button, and a repositioned FaceTime camera in the device's right frame.

The report notes that the Center Stage feature that helps keep your center within the frame during video calls works best when the iPad is placed in landscape orientation.


WhatsApp group admins can delete any message for anyone

WhatsApp has rolled out a new group chat feature for iOS beta users that gives group admins the ability to delete messages from other participants. This feature is intended to help group admins better manage conversations, which can include up to 256 people on the platform.


Extended Repair Program for iPhone 12 Experiencing Problems

Apple today expanded its service program for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models that are experiencing earpiece-related audio issues. The program covers affected devices for up to three years after the first retail sale of the device, compared to up to two years earlier. The one-year extension applies worldwide.

Apple launched the service program in August 2021 after the company decided that a "very small percentage" of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro devices could experience sound issues due to a component that might fail in the earpiece unit, also known as the receiver. The problem can result in the earpiece failing to emit sound during phone calls.


Apple chief financial officer Luca Maestri sells shares in Apple

Luca Maestri, Apple's chief financial officer, sold 96735 shares of Apple stock, valued at $16.9 million, in two deals Wednesday, according to a document released by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The transactions were made according to a pre-defined trading plan adopted by Maestri in November 2021 and revised in February 2022, in accordance with the Insider Trading Rules. Maestri still holds about 110 shares of Apple stock after the sale, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.


Detailed video of the first AirPower charger

A working video of a 2017 AirPower Charging Dock prototype has been shared on YouTube. The AirPower‌ was an Apple-designed charging mat designed to charge iPhones that support wireless charging in addition to the Apple Watch and AirPods, and Apple announced it in September 2017, along with the iPhone X. But the device failed due to several technical issues, which we explained in detail in several articles.


Copycat iOS Launcher App Over 50 Million Downloads on Android

Copycat iOS Launcher app on Google Play Store simulates iOS experience on Android smartphones Over 50 million downloads as it gets updated with design changes and features coming to iPhone with iOS 16. The app is not new to Google Play Store as it works 13/16 the past three years. Starting with iOS XNUMX and every subsequent major iOS release, the app has been updated to reflect the changes made to iOS. The latest update stabilizes the app and simulates a smooth, realistic experience of iOS XNUMX update.


Miscellaneous news

◉ Apple released the fifth public version of the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 update.

◉ Popular media platform Plex has asked users to change their passwords “out of extreme caution” after it found out that a third party had gained access to one of its internal systems.

◉ AppleCare+ is now available as a yearly renewable plan for all Mac models, Studio Display, and Pro Display XDR in Canada, Australia, and Japan, allowing customers in these countries to pay for coverage on an annual basis from day one.

◉ Tim Cook and Jony Ive will be among the speakers at Vox Media's Code 2022 conference at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The in-person event is scheduled for September 6-8, but it's not clear exactly when Cook and Eve will speak.

◉ Apple released the first beta of the upcoming iPadOS 16.1 update for developers, along with the seventh beta version of the iOS 16 update, watchOS 9 update, and tvOS 16 update for developers.

◉ Apple has released a new version of Boot Camp, the software that allows Windows to run on Intel-based Macs. Boot Camp 6.1.16 is a bug fixing update that addresses minor issues, and replaces the previous 6.1.12 update that fixed stability issues with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi drivers.

◉ Next-generation 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will enter mass production in the last quarter of 2022, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, indicating a possible launch in the fall or early winter.

◉ The custom in-app TikTok browser on iOS is said to inject JavaScript code into external websites that allows TikTok to monitor “all keyboard inputs and clicks” as a user interacts with a particular website, according to security researcher Felix Krause, but TikTok has reportedly denied this. flower. He said the code is being used for malicious reasons. A TikTok spokesperson said that this is completely false and that the code is only used to debug, troubleshoot and monitor performance like any application.


This is not all the news that is on the sidelines, but we have brought you the most important of them, and it is not necessary for the non-specialist to occupy himself with all the incoming and outgoing. And help you with it, and if it robbed you of your life and got busy with it, there is no need for it.

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