The next-generation iPhone XR will feature a 4×4 MIMO antenna design, according to a Barclays research note obtained by MacRumors.
4×4 MIMO, short for multiple-input, multiple-output, has the potential to significantly improve LTE transmission by increasing the number of data paths between cellular towers and a mobile device to four. Simply put, the next iPhone XR would feature four antennas, allowing for faster data speeds.
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models feature Gigabit-class LTE with a 4×4 MIMO antenna design, while the current iPhone XR supports 2×2 MIMO.
A few months ago, PC Magazine reported that the iPhone XS and iPhone XS [...]
Sonos today announced that its One, Beam, Playbase, and second-generation Play:5 speakers now support AirPlay 2, as promised.
This marks the first time Sonos speakers have supported AirPlay in general, enabling users to easily stream audio from iTunes on Mac, and virtually any app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, including Apple Music, YouTube, Spotify, Hulu, Pandora, and Netflix, to compatible Sonos speakers over Wi-Fi.
AirPlay allows for Siri control of Apple Music or Podcasts playback on compatible Sonos speakers via iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, HomePod, and Apple TV. For example, one could say „Hey Siri, play Beats 1 Radio in the bedroom,“ after the [...]
Apple’s next-generation iPhone models released in 2018 will feature Intel’s XMM 7560 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X20 modems, enabling faster LTE transmission speeds, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Image: KGI Securities Kuo highlighted that both new chips support 4×4 MIMO technology, compared to only 2×2 MIMO in the latest iPhone models, which leads him to believe LTE transmission speeds will increase significantly in 2018 iPhones.
In his latest research note, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo predicted Intel will supply Apple with 70 to 80 percent or more of the baseband chips.
New baseband chips from Intel & [...]
Safari in iOS 11 introduces a new tracking prevention feature that’s meant to protect your privacy and make it harder for companies to track your browsing habits across multiple websites.
Disabling Cross-Site Tracking isn’t going to cut down on the number of ads that you see, but it will make it harder for advertisers to gather data about what you’ve been browsing to deliver targeted ads. Here’s how to enable it:Open the Settings app.
Scroll down to Safari and tap it.
Scroll down to „Prevent Cross-Site Tracking.“
Toggle it on so it’s green.
This section of the Settings app also [...]