Apple Stores in Germany will start reopening on May 11
Apple has announced today, that it will reopen Apple Stores in Germany the next week
iPhone 12
Pocketnow Daily: Should You Wait for the iPhone 12? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible delay of the iPhone 12 and other Apple devices, leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 and more
IFA 2020
IFA 2020 is also cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic
The IFA 2020 physical event has been canceled after Germany has banned gatherings of more than 5,000 people. However, the event will still go on, in a different way
Galaxy Note10
Android 10 update is available for most Galaxy Note 10 devices, Note 9 is live in Germany
Android 10 with One UI 2.0 is available for all Samsung Galaxy Note 10 devices in the four biggest carriers in the United States
The new Kirin 990 has been teased by Huawei with potential 5G support and launch date
The next IFA 2019 event just got a bit more interesting with the latest teaser from Huawei that confirms we may see the new Kirin 990
2019 Annual Report
Pocketnow Daily: Foxconn URGES Apple to Move out of China… Sort of (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the reasons Foxconn might move iPhone production out of China, new Google Pixel 4 leaks and more
Pocketnow Daily: US applying DESPERATE measures in Huawei Ban!? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the actions of the US to extend Huawei’s ban in other countries, Google services crash and more.
5G
German foreign ministry discourages 5G tenders from going to Huawei
Intelligence agency staff have also been working to convince Bundestag members that Huawei is a security risk for Germany’s up and coming 5G network.
US: Germany should cut Huawei from 5G or we’ll cut intel ties
The United States is warning Germany that it will not share intelligence with the country at the same level as it is currently if Huawei is building 5G.
Xiaomi, OnePlus fingered for high-radiation phones by German regulator [U]
A German radiation regulator conducted updated tests on many major phones and found many to break the country’s SAR limits.
Apple reportedly about to skirt Qualcomm injunction in Germany with new iPhone 7, iPhone 8 models
Qualcomm has attempted to stem iPhone sales in Germany over a patent infringement grudge, but Apple may have found itself a way out.
5G
Germany considers locking Huawei out of its network
Germany would be joining the ranks of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Norway and others in hiking suspicion of the Chinese telecom.
Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.
Qualcomm wins iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.
Sprint and T-Mobile parents pledge to excise Huawei equipment to score merger approval
Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank are reportedly promising to US regulators that they will get rid of Huawei equipment on all of their networks.
Amazon agrees to list iPhone, iPads, other Apple products
It already sells MacBooks and has made great strides to carry the Apple TV line. Now, more of Apple’s goods are on the way to Amazon.
iPhone XS video
What is an iPhone XS Max and how much will it cost?
A rose is a rose is a rose and regardless of how it will be called, the most expensive iPhone of 2018 could cost more than we’d dare to think.
ITC decision on iPhone 7 sales ban will kick off Apple v. Qualcomm rollercoaster
There’s plenty of legal action between Apple and Qualcomm over many topics, but does one owe the other $4.5 billion in royalties?
free Apple HomePod
iOS 11.4 featuring AirPlay 2 roll out today, HomePod spreads
tvOS will be able to route Apple TV sound output to compatible AirPlay 2 speakers, such as the HomePod. Speaking of, it’s going to be available in three more countries soon.
Essential Phone now shipping direct to Canada, Japan, Europe
Essential products purchased from the company’s website can now make it over to five more countries. Canada already had PH-1 carriage from Telus, but not unlocked.
Huawei P20 Pro review
3 weeks out, Huawei P20 Pro is the company’s hottest flagship in Western Europe
Sales of the P20 Pro have increased by more than threefold over the P10 Plus, showing a lot more appetite for a premium, triple-camera system on a smartphone.
Huawei P20 Pro teaser
Huawei P20 may be a bit cheaper than expected in Germany
And if it’s cheaper there, you’d hope it would be more affordable across the Eurozone all together. But that’s a point still in contention right now.
Deutsche Telekom letting users choose “pre-installed” apps
Install of baking apps into the firmware, the German carrier is now allowing customers to choose which apps will be installed at first boot.
Facebook Lite debuts in major markets from US to New Zealand
Lightweight apps are great for entry-level phones that can bare only the basics. Facebook Lite has been in more than 100 emerging countries, but it’s come to 8 developed ones.
Google Pixel Buds now in Australia, Germany, UK
Previously only just available in the US and Canada, at least three more markets are now getting Google’s callback to the AirPods.