Intel working with Apple to bring blazingly fast 5G to iPhone

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Chips could arrive in time for the iPhone in 2019 or 2020.
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Apple is reportedly working closely with Intel on 5G wireless broadband technology for a future iPhone, a new report claims.

The story follows previous claims that Apple is planning to drop Qualcomm chips for new iPhones and iPads which will ship in 2018, and replace them with chips made by Intel instead.

Jony Ive refuses to mourn death of iPhone Home button

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Apple has not regrets ditching Touch ID.
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Killing the home button on the iPhone X was a no-brainer, according to Apple’s design boss Jony Ive. But figuring out the best way to replace wasn’t an easy task.

In a recent interview on iPhone X, Jony Ive revealed some of the design decisions his team had to make in order to bring huge innovations to this year’s flagship device.

Former Apple photo guru releases powerful iPhone camera app

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Harness RAW Power with your iPhone or iPad.
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A “Gentleman Coder” who is the former director of the Apple photo apps teams has launched an IOS app for the photographer who prefers to shoot RAW images.

RAW Power for iOS hit the App Store this week from software company Gentlemen Coders LLC, which was founded by Nik Bhatt. His 14-year stint in Cupertino included being Senior Director of Engineering for the Aperture and iPhoto teams and later the Chief Technical Officer of the Photo Apps group.

Clips gets iPhone X-powered update with 360-degree selfies

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Clips 2.0 is available now.
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Beautiful wallpapers show off iPhone X’s gorgeous guts

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Make your iPhone's innards shine forth.
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Still looking for the perfect wallpaper for your new iPhone X? The folks at iFixit have come up with a new set of that takes advantage of Apple’s new edge-to-edge display to make it look like your iPhone X doesn’t have a screen at all.

Now you don’t have to pry your screen open just to get a look inside.

Apple supplier eyes AR glasses

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Are Apple Glasses coming soon?
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One of the key suppliers for the iPhone X is fueling speculation that Apple is working on a standalone augmented reality product.

Catcher Tech, which makes metal casings for Apple products like the iPhone, iPad and MacBooks says that it is planning to start making metal components for AR products.

Wistron looks to scale up iPhone manufacturing in India

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iPhone manufacturing in India is apparently going well.
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Apple manufacturer Wistron reportedly wants to expand its iPhone SE manufacturing in India. The company is currently scouting for 100 acres of land to help it do so.

Wistron has quietly shortlisted several possible locations in Bangalore for its new facility, including one close to the nearby airport. In addition to Apple, the new facility may also be used to supply other brands.

Leaked documents reveal Apple’s newest tax haven

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Apple's tax practices save it billions of dollars.
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Dodging taxes is still one of Apple’s top priorities.

The iPhone-maker has come under serious fire in both the U.S. and internationally for its tax practices, but according to a new batch of leaked documents, the company is still doing everything it can to avoid paying the full amount.