5G iPhone XI with Huawei modem? New iPad display leaks & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the possibility of Huawei helping Apple to give us the first 5G iPhone, new screens for Apple products & more

Apple quietly began repairing iPhones with third-party batteries

If employees find a third-party display or battery in a customer’s iPhone, but don’t see an issue with them, they’ll still work on the phone.

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We discuss the overhyping of patents, AT&T’s overhyping of its 5G network and content providers not buying Apple’s single-stream hype on the show!

USB-C in consideration with 2019 iPhones, iOS 13 will get dark mode

Also, rumors of a third camera coming to the iPhone are echoed here, with the push on 3D depth-sensing as a gateway to an Apple VR headset.

Analyst Kuo positive on 2019 iPhone sales

Kuo believes that the market consensus has gone too negative with Apple and that a decent spring will help the company recover.
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This year’s new iPhone models may surpass iPhone 6 record sales

These year’s iPhone model lineup may surpass the record sales that were established back in 2014 with the iPhone 6, or that’s what supply chains think

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The Galaxy Note 9 apparently will get Fortnite as a launch exclusive, but will that really help sales out? Will tariffs ruin everything? It’s all on our show today!

Here’s how, when and where you can watch Apple’s WWDC 2018 opening keynote

Apple is expected to focus exclusively on software announcements at its WWDC 2018 opening event in San Jose, California, and you can follow all the action live online starting at 10 a.m. PDT.

Apple’s WWDC 2018 to be entirely software-focused, no new iPads or MacBooks in store

No iPhone SE 2, no iPad Pros with Face ID, no refreshed MacBooks, and certainly no Apple Watch Series 4. Still, there’s plenty of exciting software stuff reportedly slated for WWDC 2018 announcements.
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All three 2019 iPhones could go with OLED screens, according to ‘multiple’ inside sources

Last year’s iPhone X was clearly only the beginning of Apple’s transition to OLED display technology, with two 2018 upgrades likely to be followed by three 2019 iPhones snubbing the LCD tradition.

Confusion surrounds Apple’s ‘Star’ project, aka N84, which could be a hybrid computer… or not

Is Apple working on an ARM-based touchscreen Mac running some sort of an iOS derivative or is N84 merely the codename of a 2018 iPhone model?

Against White House advice, Trump does not swap his iPhones out

Barack Obama swapped his phone out every 30 days and did not have easy access to Twitter, a selfie camera or microphones. Donald Trump is all against that.
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iPhones could get ‘touchless control’ and drastic curves in ‘as little as two to three years’

Apple reportedly sees the iPhones of the (distant) future as curved “gradually from top to bottom”, while supporting various non-touch gesture controls.

iOS 11.3 arrives for all eligible iPhones and iPads, including new Animoji and battery health info

Mere hours after releasing it exclusively for early adopters of the new 9.7-inch iPad, Apple has started seeding the official iOS 11.3 update for everyone else.

At least 59 iPhone throttling lawsuits could turn into one giant class action lasting many years

Legal experts don’t expect courts to find Apple guilty in a class action lawsuit relating to the iPhone throttling scandal, but Cupertino obviously doesn’t need the prolonged bad publicity.
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Weak iPhone X demand impacts Q1 and full-year sales predictions for entire device lineup

Due to iPhone X sales failing to meet expectations, the number of financial analysts predicting lower numbers for all of Apple’s current handsets is growing.

Google Lens preview officially spreads to iOS devices in Google Photos app

Previously available only on Android devices, the AI-powered Google Lens object recognition tool is now rolling out to both iPhone and iPad users as a neat Google Photos extension.

Google Assistant in Hindi is rolling out to Android phones running Marshmallow and above

It’s now easy and natural to get things done for native Hindi speakers on Android phones running Marshmallow, Nougat or Oreo without using their hands, thanks to Google Assistant.

2018 iPhones to rely solely on Intel baseband chips, KGI claims

If supply chain intelligence is verified, it would be the first time ever that Qualcomm would be denied a provisional job for an iPhone.

Apple might be in trouble with US government agencies for iPhone performance throttling

The iPhone throttling scandal is far from over, as Apple still needs to answer questions from the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

EU finds Qualcomm guilty of market dominance abuse, $1.2 billion fine issued for exclusive Apple deal

Qualcomm will need to pay over $1.2 billion after the European Commission ruled the semiconductor giant’s exclusive LTE modem supply deal for iPhones and iPads broke antitrust rules.

Tim Cook says future iOS update will let users turn iPhone performance throttling off

In addition to personally apologizing for the whole power management debacle, Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed in a recent interview that iPhone performance throttling will soon be optional.

Samsung pokes fun at ten years of iPhone releases in new 60-second ad (video)

Samsung’s latest Apple-mocking commercial might be its best yet, taunting the chaebol’s arch-rivals for a full decade of immature iPhone releases.

Apple could break Qualcomm alliance for 2018 iPhones and iPads, relying on Intel and ‘possibly’ MediaTek

No Qualcomm LTE modems for any iPhone or iPad variants next year? That may have sounded like a far-fetched theory a while ago, but now it’s possible.

Qualcomm calls relationship with Apple ‘strong’ and ‘broad’, anticipating eventual patent peace

Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf strongly believes his company and old-time ally turned bitter legal rival Apple will soon be able to bury the patent hatchet.