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NEWS Latest iOS 12 beta suggests dual-SIM support coming to new iPhone

9to5Mac found mentions within the operating system that there would be a second SIM card tray. There are also references to “second SIM status” and a “second SIM tray status”. In February this year, sources told Bloomberg that the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model could be offered in a dual-SIM variant for some markets. Two months…

You can now learn Chinese on iOS via an AI-powered app developed by Microsoft

If you have the interest in picking up Chinese and own an iOS device you might want to look up the Microsoft Learn Chinese app, which is AI-powered. The app basically lets users hone their Chinese language skills without having to practice with another person, and as well all know, It is extremely difficult for…

Apple: Here are the top 10 emoji used in the U.S.

Apple recently published an overview of its differential privacy technology on macOS Sierra and iOS 10 or later, which includes an interesting chart on the top 10 emoji used by U.S. English speakers.   While there are no concrete numbers, it is obvious that the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ is the most popular emoji followed by…

An Israeli firm is suing Apple for its dual lens camera patent infringement

Israeli firm Corephotonics, founded in 2012 and led by Tel Aviv University professor Dr. David Mendlovic, filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming that the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus infringed on four of its patents. In its lawsuit, Corephotonics said that both companies did not manage to reach an licensing agreement despite ‘many encouraging reports’ and…

RHB launches home loan app and debit card delivery service

  RHB Bank Bhd has launched RHB MyHome app to make it easier to apply for home financing.   Users can check loan eligibility with the built-in mortgage calculator and get an estimate. They can then proceed to apply for a loan via the app by sending their documents digitally.   And they no longer need to…

iOS 11.0.2 update fixes crackling audio during calls, but not battery life issues

  Apple has just pushed out iOS 11.0.2 to compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPods. It’s the second iOS 11 update in two weeks, and it fixes a problem that was found with calls made using the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.   Both iPhone 8 and 8 Plus owners reported issues of crackling noise when…

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles in iOS 11’s Control Center do not work as expected

The Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles in the Control Center have always allowed users to disable their respective radios since iOS 7. However, this is not the case for iOS 11.   According to security researcher Andrea Barisani and Motherboard, toggling Bluetooth and Wi-Fi off in iOS 11’s Control Center will only disconnect your iOS device from their…

Here’s why Apple named its A11 processor ‘Bionic’

Apple’s latest A11 is currently the most powerful mobile chipset in the market, but do you know what and how its name ‘Bionic’ came about? Well, Apple just wanted the A11 to sound cool, according to a writer from The Verge. Apple told me it’s called Bionic because the company realized names like A8 and A9 weren’t…

3D sensing tech on iPhone 8 potentially ahead of competitors by two years

Apple is likely to lead the 3D sensing technology space for the next two years as there is reportedly no rival with comparable capabilities at the moment.   According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the adoption of 3D sensing technology among Android OEMs will be delayed by Qualcomm’s inability…

55 billion messages are sent through WhatsApp daily

WhatsApp has reached another milestone this year – one billion people are using WhatsApp everyday.   The latest milestone comes more than a year after WhatsApp shared that one billion people used its instant messaging app every month, which has now grown to 1.3 billion monthly active users. It also revealed other interesting figures such as:…