Apple has registered six unreleased iPad models in the Eurasian Economic Commission database this week, including models A2123, A2124, A2153, A2154, A2133, and A2152, according to the Indian blog MySmartPrice.
The filings are legally required for any encrypted devices sold in Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia.
These models could represent new versions of the iPad mini and the 9.7-inch iPad, which may become 10 inches based on recent rumors.
Multiple sources have claimed Apple plans to launch a so-called iPad mini 5 and a new entry-level iPad with a 10-inch display, replacing the existing 9.7-inch model, including the China Times and [...]
Google and watchmaker Fossil Group today jointly announced a $40 million deal that will see the search giant take ownership of a portion of Fossil’s smartwatch technology.
Fossil Sport smartwatch The deal, which is being described as „transactional“ and will see some of Fossil’s R&D division join Google, will lead to the launch of a „new product innovation that’s not yet hit the market,“ said Fossil VP and chief strategy officer Greg McKelvey.
Speaking to Wearable, McKelvey said the new product is based on technology that Fossil has been developing out of its $260 million Misfit acquisition in 2015. [...]
A newly discovered icon in iOS 12 appears to confirm recent rumors surrounding Apple’s redesigned iPad Pro, which is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday.
Similar to a previous icon found in iOS 12 beta 5, the new icon discovered by 9to5Mac’s Guilherme Rambo features a tablet with slimmer bezels and no Home button, and more importantly, no notch.
A recent case maker’s rendering of the upcoming iPad Pro displayed many of the same design elements shown in the icon, including the rounded corners and a small top and bottom bezel, with the top bezel housing the TrueDepth camera system for Face ID.
Dimensions sourced from the same case maker [...]
Sebastiaan de With, the developer behind photography app Halide, has taken an in-depth look at the front and rear-facing cameras in the iPhone XS and XS Max, providing some insight into complaints about a possible skin smoothing „beauty mode“ that results in less realistic selfies than prior iPhone models.
A soft filter on selfies „doesn’t exist,“ says de With, with the smoother look attributed to more aggressive noise reduction techniques and the merging of exposures that eliminates sharp light and dark contrasts where light hits the skin.
Camera differences between iPhone X and XS Max demoed by a Reddit user Both the front and [...]