57 new emoji land on iPhone in iOS 13.2 beta 2


There are just a few of the new emoji coming.
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The biggest iPhone emoji update of the year is finally ready for testing if you’re a developer.

Apple seeded iOS 13.2 beta 2 and iPadOS 13.2 beta 2 to developers today. The update comes just over a week after the first beta brought Apple’s Deep Fusion camera technology to the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. With this latest beta, Apple has finally added support for the Unicode 12 update that adds 59 new emoji characters.

Add a layer of protection and style to your new iPhone 11 [Deals]


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Getting a new iPhone 11? Protect your investment with a sleek case that looks great and adds extra utility.
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It’s no surprise that the new iPhone models are positively drool-worthy. It’s also no surprise that they’re expensive. So if you’re shelling out the cash for Cupertino’s latest mobile device, you ought to consider protecting that investment. And with this roundup of awesome cases, you can even add some extra style and utility, too.

iPhone 11 will help Apple overtake Huawei in Q4 shipments


Apple will finally take back second place.
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Strong demand for the iPhone 11 lineup could help Apple overtake Huawei in smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2019.

Huawei has been clinging onto second place in global smartphone shipments since it leapfrogged Apple in early 2018. But iPhone 11 is selling so well that Apple just had to increase orders by 10%.

Top analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects big boost to iPhone sales in 2020


More than 8 out of 10 U.S. teens own an iPhone
Is it any wonder people are keen to upgrade?
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Critics dismissed the iPhone 11 as boring ahead of its release. But, according to renowned Apple analyst TF Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo, the much-praised handsets could give Apple a nice sales boost to start 2020.

Kuo is expecting big things from the much-anticipated iPhone SE 2 as well.

Apple increases iPhone 11 production to meet strong demand


Fans can't get enough of iPhone 11.
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Apple is reportedly ramping up iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro production to meet stronger-than-expected demand.

The 10% increase will result in around 8 million additional units entering the market this year. It will also push early iPhone 11 production numbers past those for iPhone XR and iPhone XS.

Super-sturdy case brings brighter colors to iPhone 11 Pro


Add a splash of color to iPhone 11 Pro.
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Spend even more of your hard-earned cash on iPhone 11 Pro or Pro Max and you’ll have to forget the fancier color options offered by iPhone 11. But there is another way to brighten up your new smartphone for next to nothing.

Elago’s brilliant new Hybrid Case, priced at just $16, comes in a bunch of beautiful finishes that’ll help your 11 Pro stand out.

iOS 13.2 beta 1 brings Deep Fusion to iPhone 11


The iPhone 11 Pro's excellent camera is about to get even better.
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Deep Fusion support on the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max is finally available for testing if you’re an iOS developer. Apple’s latest computational photography feature adds even more detail to pictures by combining multiple images into a single shot.

Apple seeded the first iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 betas to developers this morning after teasing the release yesterday.

Apple tests dazzling Deep Fusion for iPhone 11 in new iOS 13 beta


Deep Fusion makes smartphone photos better than ever.
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Apple is today providing beta testers with an early taste of its upcoming Deep Fusion feature for iPhone 11.

Apple first previewed the new technology, which promises to deliver some of the most detailed photos you’ve ever shot on a smartphone, at the iPhone 11 launch event last month.

Registered developers can start trying it out today by downloading the latest iOS 13 beta.