Apple cuts the price of the refurbished iPad Pro, Mark Zuckerberg claims that WhatsApp is more secure than iMessage, and iPhone SE 4 will come with an iPhone XR design, and Apple plans to redesign iMessage, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max battery outperforms everyone, and news Other sexy in the sidelines…

News on the sidelines Week Mar 5 - Mar 11

The new iPad lacks many screen features

The new iPad screen lacks anti-reflective coating that helps reduce glare, and it supports sRGB colors only, not the standard P3 wide colors where the color space is 25% larger, and it also came with the same Liquid Retina screen as the fifth generation of iPad Air 2360 x 1640 resolution with 264 pixels per inch. Unlike the ‌iPad Air‌, this is what Apple mentioned on its site.

The new iPad also lacks support for the second generation of the Apple Pencil, and it still supports only the first generation. And since the new iPad has a USB-C port, customers will have to use an adapter to charge the Apple Pencil with the iPad. Apple sells an adapter for $9, and one adapter is included in the box with the first generation Apple Pencil.

iPad Pro with OLED display launched in 2024

Apple is expected to announce 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models with OLED screens in the first half of 2024, according to screen analyst Ross Young.

Compared to mini-LED technology, the new OLED displays are said to include technologies that allow for increased brightness, but are also more energy efficient, which could help extend battery life and also add an always-on feature.

Logitech Crayon Pen for iPad is now available with a USB-C port

Apple has started selling a new version of the Logitech Crayon Pen with a USB-C port for charging, with the original Pen with a Lightning connector also available for purchase.

The Apple Pencil sells for $69.95 in the US, and the Logitech Crayon is a low-cost alternative to the Apple Pencil, featuring a slim aluminum body and an Apple Pencil-like tip, with the same latency, tilt, palm marking and unresponsiveness, the same features as the Apple Pencil. And unlike the Apple Pencil, it lacks pressure sensitivity.

The new Logitech Crayon Pen is compatible with all models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad with USB-C port, including the new XNUMXth generation iPad.

Apple begins selling the Belkin Mount to use the iPhone as a webcam for Mac

macOS Ventura has a feature known as the continuous camera that allows you to use the iPhone as a webcam for your Mac. Ahead of the public release of macOS Ventura next week, Apple has started selling a Belkin iPhone Mount designed for use with this feature.

Starting at $29.95 in the Apple Store online, the base comes with MagSafe charging and mounts to your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. And when not connected to a Mac, the base can be used as an iPhone stand with a built-in carabiner for easy grip.

YouTube ends limited testing to make 4K video with a paid subscription

Google briefly tested a change to YouTube Premium that would make 4K videos not free, unlike YouTube yalla shoot . YouTube has supported 4K videos since 2010, years before it became popular, and for 12 years it has been free in addition to 8K.

According to multiple reports, YouTube was testing a change in this mode, and non-subscribers were supposed to see "Premium" next to 4K or 2160p resolution.

According to multiple tweets from the official TeamYouTube Twitter account, this experiment is now over. YouTube representatives did not give a reason for the change, but it is possible that negative online reaction to the test led to it being discontinued.

Apple will launch a foldable iPad in 2024

Before creating a foldable iPhone, Apple plans to enter this market with a foldable iPad in 2024, as an exercise in this technology before adopting it on the iPhone.

Apple is testing a foldable iPad screen with a size of about 20 inches, according to analyst Ross Young, who expects the device to reach the market in 2026 or 2027. It is known that the popularity of foldable devices has grown significantly in recent times, with companies such as Samsung After being released by multiple generations.

iPhone 14 Pro Max battery sweeps all leading phones

The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have both dominated other leading smartphones, including the Pixel 7 and S22 Ultra, in recent battery life tests.

The battery test was conducted by PhoneArena and compared the batteries of some of the most popular and leading smartphones today. In the first part of the test, each phone was put through a simulator to repeat typical web browsing. The progress for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

◉ iPhone 14 Pro Max, max. 19 hours and 5 minutes.

◉ iPhone 14 Pro clocked 16 hours and 18 minutes.

◉ Pixel 7 Pro clocked 14 hours and 19 minutes.

◉ The Pixel 7 clocked 13 hours 56 minutes.

◉ While the S22 Ultra clocked 13 hours 17 minutes.

◉ And the Pixel 6 Pro phone was 13 hours and 13 minutes.

The second part of the test involved each phone playing the same YouTube video with brightness levels at 100% until the battery was discharged, and the results were as follows:

◉ iPhone 14 Pro Max has reached 11 hours.

◉ Pixel 7 Pro phone clocked 9 hours 39 minutes.

◉ iPhone 14 Pro clocked 9 hours 14 minutes.

◉ Pixel 7 phone clocked 9 hours 13 minutes.

◉ And the Pixel 6 Pro phone reached 9 hours and 10 minutes.

◉ While the S22 Ultra reached 7 hours and 27 minutes.

Knowing that the iPhone 14 Pro has the smallest battery compared to the Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 6 Pro and S22 Ultra. The iPhone 14 Pro Max also contains the smallest battery compared to other large batteries, and the iPhone batteries withstood the longest possible period in all tests.

◉ iPhone 14 Pro Max battery is 4323 mAh.

◉ iPhone 14 Pro battery of 3200 mAh.

◉ Battery S22 Ultra is 5000 mAh.

The battery of the Pixel 7 Pro is 5000 mAh.

◉ And the battery of the Pixel 7 is 4355 mAh.

◉ And the battery of the Pixel 6 Pro is 5000 mAh.

Apple plans to redesign the Messages app next year

Apple is said to be working on a new version of the Messages app that could be released alongside the Mixed Reality headset next year, with one leak claiming that Apple is working on a completely new version of iMessage, with a new look, chat rooms, videos, and more. The app is claimed to introduce “new chat features in AR mode,” and if it is, it will be released next year alongside Apple Glass.

And iOS 16 introduced a host of new features for the Messages app, including the ability to edit or delete a newly sent message, mark conversations as unread, and more, so an additional change next year seems possible, especially if it's related to the launch of Apple glasses.

Journalist Mark Gorman of Bloomberg's website said Yalla shootMixed reality glasses will focus on games and communication. He believes Memojis and SharePlay could be central to the experience.

HP accidentally shares a macOS screenshot in an ad for Windows laptops

HP seems to think the "perfect laptop" is the one running macOS, at least according to an ad on Reddit by the company. The ad shows an HP laptop with a screenshot of macOS and it looks like a Photoshop function has gone wrong.

macOS screenshot showing GMail in Google Chrome, with the Apple logo appearing in the menu bar.

Apple's licensing agreements don't allow macOS to run on PCs, but there is a Hackintosh community of users who unofficially install macOS on PCs. Apple allowed its OS 7 to be licensed to other computer vendors in the mid-XNUMXs, but the software was discontinued by Steve Jobs when he returned to the company.

iPhone SE 4 will come design iPhone XR

The fourth-generation iPhone SE will have roughly the same design as the iPhone XR, according to John Prosser. in A video on his channelAnd he said the change is reasonable given that the design of the first generation iPhone SE was based on the design of the iPhone 5S of 2013, while the design of the second and third generation of iPhone SE is based on the iPhone 8 of 2017. Thus, using this sequence, It is widely believed that the upcoming design will be compatible with the iPhone XR and may exceed it for other X phones.

Miscellaneous news

◉ Apple released gold and final versions of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1, watchOS 9.1, tvOS 16.1, and macOS 13 Ventura to developers. These releases are expected to be released to all on October 24th.

◉ Apple has returned Russian apps of social network VKontakte and email provider to the App Store, three weeks after removing them and other VK-owned apps in response to UK sanctions.

Broadcast services

◉ Netflix announced a new feature called Profile Transfer, which allows users to transfer their personal recommendations, viewing history, My List, saved games and other settings to a new account.

◉ Apple has stopped downgrading to iOS 16.0.2, and only iOS 16.0.3 and iOS 16.1 beta updates are now available.

◉ Mark Zuckerberg stated that WhatsApp is more private and secure than Apple's iMessage, with end-to-end encryption that works across both iPhone and Android devices, including group chats. And with WhatsApp, you can also set all new chats to disappear with the click of a button. And last year we also introduced end-to-end encrypted backups. All that and iMessage is still considered non-existent.

◉ Apple has worked on an accessory for the iPad that allows it to be converted into a display screen, similar to Google with the Pixel Tablet.

◉ Intel previewed the next generation of Thunderbolt, which should enable ultra-fast data transfer speeds and improved display support on future Macs when it launches in 2023 or later.

◉ Apple lowered the price of refurbished iPad Pro models after announcing the new iPads, giving customers who might want an older model a chance to buy one at a lower price. As spotted on Twitter, Apple has lowered the price of the 2018 11-inch iPad Pro, with 64GB of storage for $469, 256GB for $539, 512GB for $689, and 1TB of $849. The iPad Pro 2018 comes with a full screen design, a single camera, and an A12X Bionic chip.

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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