Apple confirms that the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro do not support noise cancellation during phone calls

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 Apple has confirmed that  iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro do not cancel noise  during phone calls, including  iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 Pro Max. Apple included the feature in the iPhone 12 series and earlier models to improve call quality in noise environment. 

No reason was given to remove this feature from the iPhone 13 series noise cancellation during phone calls. By reference, by  iPhone 13 series, we mean  iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and  iPhone 13 Pro Max. On previous iPhones, the feature was available in Settings under  Audio/Visual, which is found in Accessibility.

According to Apple, the setting reduces ambient noise when making calls, but only when you hold the iPhone to your ear. By default, Apple has the feature enabled, although it’s hidden in Accessibility.Theoretically, the feature made it easier for people to be heard when making calls from busy areas, such as in the  near heavy traffic. 

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Apple implies it generated record revenue from the App Store during 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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Apple said on Monday that it paid developers $60 billion in 2021, a total of $260 billion  since the App Store launched in 2008. This is a figure that suggests App Store sales continue to grow rapidly. 

By comparison, Apple said  it had paid developers a total of $155 billion in 2019 since the App Store launched in 2008.

And at the end of 2020, it said it had paid $200 billion, an increase of $ 45billion. Monday’s figures show a jump of $60 billion.

The statistic came as  part of a larger announcement from Apple intended to show momentum for its services business, which is an important signal for investors and analysts, who love to see Apple  making money not just by selling hardware, but also  selling services and applications to its customers, such as application downloads. 

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Apple will reportedly unveil an iPhone SE with 5G this spring

The Apple logo is displayed at an event at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple could use its now common spring event to update its cheaper smartphone. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said in his latest newsletter that Apple is expected to showcase a third-generation iPhone SE this spring through a virtual presentation that “likely” will take place in March or April. Echoing past rumors, Gurman understood that the new SE would still stick to the iPhone 8-era design, but would add 5G and a new processor, possibly the A15 from the iPhone 13, when Apple’s history of using the chip peaked of last year

. No other changes were mentioned. It wouldn’t be surprising if Apple increased the storage to 128GB or upgraded the camera sensors (again carried over from the iPhone 8), but that’s not guaranteed given Apple’s low-cost approach to the iPhone SE. A larger battery may be required to compensate for the typically higher power consumption of 5G.

If the leak is true, the new iPhone SE would be disappointing to those who want a modern [...]  read more

Apple loses lead Apple Silicon designer Jeff Wilcox to Intel

Jeff Wilcox, Apple Silicon Leader and T2 security processor developer, left Apple to join Intel and oversee the architecture of all Intel System-ona-Chip (SoC) designs.As Apple heads to the end of its self-imposed two-year transition from Intel to its own Apple Silicon, the company  lost the head of his M1 development team. 

Jeff Wilcox originally joined Apple from Intel in 2013 and is now returning to the company while working on  new processors. “After eight great years, I  decided to leave Apple and look for another opportunity,” wrote Wilcox on his LinkedIn page. “It’s been an incredible journey and I couldn’t be more proud of all that we did during my time that culminates in the move from Apple Silicon to the M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max systems and SOCs. 

I will  miss all  my  colleagues and friends at Apple very much. “I am pleased to announce that I have  a “Engineering Group CTO, Client SoC Architecture [...]  read more

Apple has become the world’s first $3 trillion company

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets fans outside the Apple Store on Fifth Ave in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Apple has taken another important step. The iPhone maker surpassed a market value of $ 3 trillion on Monday – the first publicly traded company  to be worth that much. Apple shares (AAPL)  briefly rose about 3% to a new all-time high of $ 182.88, surpassing the $ 182.85 per share it needed to be worth $ 3 trillion. The title then retired from that level.

 Apple’s market value first crossed the $ 1 trillion mark in August 2018 and topped $ 2 trillion in August 2020.

Apple shares rose nearly 35% in 2021. The company  benefited from booming demand for its new iPhone 13 and other previous models, as well as subscription services such as Apple Music. , Apple TV +, iCloud and its popular App Store. 

Sales rose nearly 30% to over $ 83 billion in Apple’s fall quarter, which ended in September. The company also has a whopping $ 191 billion in cash.

But before long, Apple may have some company in the $3 trillion club. Microsoft (MSFT) is now worth [...]  read more

Apple activist reportedly fired after deleting files on work device

Janneke Parrish, an Austin-based employee who worked on Apple Maps, is a leader of #AppleToo.

An Apple program manager who posted anonymous stories of discrimination against employees at the tech giant has reportedly been canned. 

Janneke Parrish, an Austin-based employee who worked at Apple Maps, runs #AppleToo, an online story-sharing group. of alleged “racism, sexism, inequality, discrimination, intimidation, repression, coercion, abuse, unjust punishment, and unlimited privilege” faced by Apple employees.

 According to The Verge, she was fired last week for deleting files – including the Google Drive, Robinhood, and Pokemon Go apps – from her work device during a company investigation. 

In a tweet, Parrish, 30, hinted that she was fired in retaliation for her work with #AppleToo. the right thing, “he said. But we’re doing the right thing [...]  read more

2021 MacBook Pro To Get Huge Display Upgrade With 120Hz Refresh Rate

Apple‘s expected to announce its 2021 MacBook Pro next Monday, and with just days to go before that, a new report claims the computer will have a buttery smooth 120Hz refresh rate. Apple recently announced its next hardware event is happening on October 18. The event’s tagline is ‘Unleashed,’ and the general consensus is that the star of the show will be the new MacBook Pro lineup.

Based on the latest rumors, the 2021 MacBook Pro sounds like a beast. Apple’s expected to launch two models, including a new 14-inch version and an update to the 16-inch model. Both sizes are said to have slimmer bezels than previous models, additional ports, no Touch Bar, and the next generation of Apple’s in-house silicon (named M1X or M2). While the current M1 MacBook Pro is still an incredible computer, it sounds like this latest generation is the one fans have been waiting for.

Just a few days before the new MacBook is likely announced, a new rumor has made the upcoming [...]  read more

How To Put Clothes On Your iPhone Memoji

As cute as they are, Apple Memoji have existed simply as floating heads for many years, but iPhone owners do have the opportunity to dress them after upgrading to iOS 15. This provides another way for users to express their style by personalizing the look even more. Since the new Memoji have bodies, or at least torsos, new poses are also available to better express a feeling.

Memoji have been upgraded with a few new features and options each year since the lovable cartoon representations of users were introduced in 2018. In 2019, Apple made Memoji available via the keyboard, and in 2020, Apple added the option to customize skin tones and place a virtual mask on the character, with a couple of style options. The ability to customize the face and head was also greatly improved, even making it possible to add hats and glasses.

Apple’s latest improvement to the Memoji experience is the option to dress them and there are a variety of options to choose from. To add or edit [...]  read more

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