Apple adopts Wi-Fi 6E in the iPhone 15, the AirTag is dangerous to dogs, the collision detection feature saves victims in an accident, the new HomePod leaves traces on wooden surfaces, Jony Ive designs a red nose that is considered the best in history, and other exciting news on the sidelines …

News on the sidelines Week Mar 5 - Mar 11

The Apple Watch Ultra has a screen that's about 10% larger

Citing industry sources, it stated that a new Apple Watch Ultra with a larger 2.1-inch screen will be released in 2024. The current Watch Ultra has a screen of approximately 1.93 inches, so the 2024 model will have a screen that is about 10% larger and will likely become the first An Apple watch with a case size of more than 50 mm is expected to come with a microLED screen, which means higher brightness, lower power consumption, and improved contrast compared to current watches with OLED screens.

Jony Ive designs a perfect nose for a British charity

Created by the former designer of Apple, Sir Jony EveA new red nose to celebrate Red Nose Day is a fundraising event organized by the charity Comic Relief or the Comic Recreation Association, and this event is held annually in the United Kingdom and other countries, where participants wear red noses, and there are comic events, entertainment activities, Donations go to support projects both in the UK and to the poor and disadvantaged around the world.

The nose is made of 95% vegan materials and has a foldable paper design that starts out as a small, flat crescent and then becomes a paper honeycomb ball when opened, and is fitted to the nose, and has a small pouch in which to carry it.

The Eve design has been described as "the most dramatic since the red nose debuted in 1988".

Samsung launches a portable SSD with a capacity of 4 terabytes

Samsung announced a new 4TB SSD, which is an extension of the 7 and 1TB T2 series that Samsung launched last April.

The new hard drive is resistant to wear and tear, due to the durable aluminum casing and has an IP65 water and dust resistance rating, and is crush and drop resistant from a height of approximately 2.75 meters. It's also surrounded by a rubberized outer shell around the aluminum that adds extra protection. It has a built-in heat shield for overheating protection.

The new hard drive offers read speeds of up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s.

The new 4TB hard drive can be purchased from the Samsung website for $430. You can buy a 2TB hard drive for $180 or a 1TB hard drive for $100.

Apple is working on a foldable notebook laptop

The laptop will come with a 20.5-inch screen from edge to edge and can be launched by 2025 with a full-size keyboard on the screen when folded or using an external keyboard, and this product will be a new category added to Apple products.

Periscope lens will be exclusive to the iPhone 16 Pro Max

In very early rumors, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, that the iPhone 16 Ultra or Pro Max, whatever it is called, will get a periscope camera with new zoom capabilities next year, and there were rumors that this technology will be in the iPhone 15 Pro Max. Only, and this technology will be a move forward in imaging devices iPhone and ensure approximation without any significant impact on the quality of the image, it is worth noting that this technology exists in Android phones for a while.

The new HomePod leaves traces on some wooden surfaces

When the HomePod was launched for the first time in 2018, it was noticed that it left a trace of white rings on some wooden surfaces, which caused an uproar at the time, and it is strange that the new HomePod also leaves a similar effect, as YouTuber Marques Brownlee confirmed that the problem still exists, but in a small way. , and it takes longer to appear.

And Apple had responded in a support document published in 2018, in which it acknowledged that the headphones contain silicone bases to stop vibration and can leave a light effect on some wooden surfaces as a result of oils between the silicone base and the table surface, and that by wiping the surface with a soft, damp or dry cloth or any other A cleaner may remove these traces.

Nothing Phone 2 will be launched in the US soon

Carl Bay, CEO of Nothing, said the company will make the US market a top priority for the second version of Nothing 2, scheduled for release later this year, and said the new phone will be a more advanced and smarter phone.

According to Bay, the company's research indicates that American consumers are bored of current phones and looking for something new and different, and believes that the design of Nothing devices is the main reason to make iPhone users return again to Android, especially Nothing phones.

The collision detection feature on the iPhone 14 alerts the police of an accident

According to Australian ABC News, a four-wheel-drive truck crashed into a tree trunk in Tasmania at 14am. And thanks to the collision detection feature on the iPhone XNUMX, the nearby police were automatically contacted and this incident reported immediately, and the police were able to reach the scene within eight minutes, and all five passengers were unconscious, and they were taken to hospital, one of whom was in serious condition, and he mentioned In the report, time was very much on their side. Everyone praised this great feature.

Apple violates US labor laws by restricting its employees

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said that Apple violated labor laws in the United States when it sent an email warning employees about leaking confidential information about the company, and the council stated that the rules set by Apple regarding leaks are considered interference, restriction, or coercion of employees to do something. or failure to do so, and inflexibility in exercising their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

This decision refers to an email sent by Tim Cook in November 2021, in which he stated that people who leak confidential information about Apple do not belong to the company, and said that Apple will do everything in its power to identify those who leak.

The Tim Cook email wasn't referring to a product leak, but targeted those who shared details about a meeting focused on equal pay, working from home, COVID vaccinations, and more.

Report highlights the danger of using AirTags to track dogs

AirTags may be suitable for tracking dogs that may be lost in one way or another, but there are potential risks. During the manipulation of dogs with them, they may swallow them, and this is what happened with Colin Mortimer, he said that the AirTag of his dog was lost, and when tracking it, he heard its sound coming from the dog's stomach, and the command The good thing is that the dog expelled it in one of the excretions, otherwise it may require surgery, and the amazing thing is that the AirTag was working normally.

Incidents of AirTags being swallowed seem to be common. Many Reddit users have reported similar incidents. Even a veterinarian said he had treated six dogs who swallowed an AirTag in the past XNUMX months.

Miscellaneous news

◉ The second generation HomePod is set to be launched tomorrow, Friday, February 3rd. Pre-orders will be delivered and will be available for purchase in retail stores. However, there are those who received their device two days before the scheduled date by mistake.

◉ Apple stopped downgrading to iOS 16.2 after the launch of iOS 16.3 on January 23, making it impossible to downgrade.

◉ According to Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will launch a new iPad mini next year with the start of mass production in the first quarter, and he also said that it is working on launching a foldable iPad equipped with a carbon fiber stand sometime next year.

◉ Multiple reports suggested that the iPhone 15 models will adopt the Wi-Fi 6E standard introduced by Apple in the iPad Pro and MacBook Pro, and there appears to be a leaked document confirming this.

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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