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’iPhone 12’ leak reveals exciting new design inspired by iPhone 4

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Don't get too excited.
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A supposed “iPhone 12” dummy unit offers what may be our very first glimpse at next year’s big redesign.

It shows a device that looks a lot like an iPhone 11 Pro Max from the front, with a large, edge-to-edge display and notch. But it sports flat sides and sharper edges that are inspired by the iconic iPhone 4.

Apparent Foxconn insider spills big iPhone 11 secrets

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iPhone 11 could look very familiar, but with some nice improvements.
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Some huge new details about this year’s iPhone 11 refresh have been spilled by an apparent Foxconn insider.

In a leaked email, the employee claims Apple will add a brand new color option to its smartphone lineup this fall. They also say that the back of this year’s devices will get a new, not-so-slippery finish.

Purported iPhone 11 logic board signals big changes

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Apple's first 5nm chips are expected to ship in iPhone and iPad this year.
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We already have a pretty good idea what the next-generation iPhone lineup will look like on the outside. And thanks to a new leak, we can take a sneak peek at its insides, too.

These images are of a logic board purportedly destined for the iPhone 11 — and they signal some big changes.

Leaked photos reveal Samsung’s answer to iPhone XS Max

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The Galaxy Note 10 is expected to arrive in August.
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Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 — the company’s latest answer to the iPhone XS Max — just leaked out ahead of its official unveiling in August.

New photos reveal the flagship version of the phablet in the wild for the first time. It sports a giant, edge-to-edge display, as expected. But it’s not just a larger version of the Galaxy S10.

iPadOS is replacing iOS on iPad [Updated]

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Make your iPad Pro into a tablet/laptop with the Brydge Pro.
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WWDC 2019 bugApple won’t be bringing iOS 13 to the iPad — at least not with that name. Instead, its tablet will soon be powered by “iPadOS,” its very own version of Apple’s mobile operating system.

We’re about to get our first very look at it at WWDC.

Update: Apple just unveiled iPadOS, and it offers the features Apple’s tablet fans have been hoping for.

Apple Card’s colorful packaging revealed ahead of launch

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Here’s how Apple Card will be presented to consumers.
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New photos reveal how Apple Card will be presented to consumers when it starts reaching early adopters this summer.

It’s the first time we’ve seen the titanium Card’s fancy packaging since it was announced back in March. It is said to be in beta testing with Apple employees ahead of its launch.

2019 iPhone cases make way for third camera lens

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Look at the size of that cutout!
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Case-makers are already preparing themselves for this fall’s big iPhone refresh.

New images show updated case designs for an iPhone XS successor with a larger camera module. They line up with recent rumors that have claimed Apple’s next-generation flagships will have a third rear-facing camera sensor.

Renders offer early look at 2019 iPhone XR with two cameras

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A bigger battery is now on the list of rumored features on the successor to the iPhone XR
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New renders offer Apple fans an early glimpse at the rumored 2019 iPhone XR with an additional rear-facing camera.

The images, which are allegedly based on leaked information, show a significantly larger camera bump on the back of the device. But no obvious changes to its front.

Alleged 2019 iPhone chassis makes room for 3 cameras

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A third camera lens is looking increasingly likely for this year's iPhone.
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A smartphone chassis, allegedly destined for the 2019 iPhone, has leaked out on Chinese social media.

The metal plate seems to indicate Apple’s next-generation handset will have an additional rear-facing camera. And just as other rumors have hinted, they will be arranged in a strange triangular formation.

Secret Apple data spilled through public Box links

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Apple is one of a larger number of big companies that has been inadvertently leaking sensitive data through Box, the cloud storage service.

Security researchers found that staff were exposing data by sharing public links to files and documents that can be easily discovered. It’s thought more than 90 companies, including Box itself, are affected.

Samsung may have leaked its first foldable phone

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Is this it?
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Samsung may have accidentally given us an early glimpse at its first foldable phone — weeks before it gets its official unveiling.

A foldable device appears in a one-minute teaser posted and then quickly removed by Samsung Vietnam. But is it really the handset that will be revealed during a big Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20?

Fortnite challenges for season 6, week 4 leak out

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Get ready for this week's Battle Royale challenges.
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Prepare yourself for this week’s Fortnite Battle Royale challenges by taking a sneak glimpse at what’s to come.

Week four’s challenges for season six won’t be officially live until Thursday, but this leaked list shows us what we can expect.

Big Apple leak contains no sign of new Macs or iPad Pros [Updated]

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Not today!
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If you were hoping to see new Mac and iPad Pro models during today’s Apple keynote, it looks like you could be sorely disappointed.

A huge Apple website leak that has confirmed the names of its next-generation iPhones contains no mention of new computers or tablets. It looks like we’ll have to wait a little longer for a Mac mini Pro, a cheaper MacBook, and iPads with Face ID.

Update: Today’s Apple event has come and gone with no mention of the 2018 iPad Pro.

Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in early unboxing photos

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Meet Google’s competitor to iPhone X Plus.
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Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 XL, which will arrive this fall to do battle with Apple’s larger iPhone, has leaked out early in a series of unboxing photos.

The images give us our best look yet at the device and its packaging, and they confirm some of its specifications. The most notable change this year is a new edge-to-edge display with a notch that’s noticeably fatter than iPhone X’s.

Fortnite leak confirms Android users’ worst fears

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Yes, you'll need a Samsung to play Fortnite for Android.
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Fortnite Battle Royale will be exclusive to Samsung devices when it finally comes to Android, a new leak has confirmed.

The upcoming Galaxy Note 9 or a second Samsung device will be required to play the game initially. Even if you happen to obtain the Fortnite package for Android, it won’t run on your handset until Samsung’s exclusive deal comes to an end.

It’s not yet clear exactly how long that will last.

Take a sneak peek at the cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone for 2018

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Complications could keep us waiting for Apple’s more affordable iPhone.
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Apple will introduce three new iPhones this fall, according to recent reports. Its most popular is expected to be a brand new model with a 6.1-inch LCD screen, which will be more affordable than the rumored iPhone XI and iPhone XI Plus.

We’ve all been wondering what that handset will look like. The render below offers an early sneak peek — and makes us incredibly excited for this September’s big iPhone refresh.

iPhone SE 2 will sport a much smaller notch than iPhone X

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No, the new iPhone SE won't look like this.
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Yet another iPhone SE 2 leak has surfaced ahead of its official unveiling.

A screen protector built for the budget handset corroborates rumors that it will sport an edge-to-edge display with a notch — just like iPhone X. However, that notch won’t be anywhere near as large as it is on Apple’s flagship smartphone.