iPhone 16 Pro Features Leak, Apple’s Free iPhone 14 Offer, New iPhone 15 Options – My Blog

Looking again at one other week of reports and headlines from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop features a new iPhone 16 Pro show, extra iPhone 15 choices, the awkward M3 MacBook Pro, Apple's iPhone 14 freebie, the worth of Safari's search, and the App Retailer award nominations.

Apple Loop is right here to remind you of some of the very many discussions which have occurred round Apple over the past seven days (and you may learn my weekly digest of Android information right here on SJBEEZ).

A New Look From The iPhone 16

Apple is ready to transform the OLED display for subsequent 12 months's iPhone 16 and begin a brand new two-year cycle of the show design:

"The subsequent iPhone collection, iPhone 16, is due subsequent fall, however reviews are already leaking about what to anticipate. These embrace bigger shows, which is all very effectively, however that would result in better battery drain maintaining them alight. Now, a brand new report provides welcome information of better energy effectivity… it means that Samsung is engaged on a brand new OLED materials particularly for subsequent 12 months's iPhones.

(MacRumors by way of SJBEEZ).

iPhone 15 Pro in retailer in (Photograph by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto by way of Getty Pictures)

NurPhoto by way of Getty Pictures

Apple Has One other OLED Choice

Additionally on the OLED display entrance is a brand new provider for the iPhone 15. One in all China's show producers, BOE, has began to produce Apple with shows for the newest iPhones, and plans to produce the iPhone 15 Pro are underway:

"BOE not too long ago acquired approval to produce OLED panels for the iPhone 15 customary mannequin (6.1 inches) and has initiated shipments. BOE is estimated to ship roughly 2 million items by the top of the 12 months. Approval for the iPhone 15 Plus (6.7-inch mannequin) can be anticipated throughout the 12 months."

(by way of @Tech_Reve).

Is This MacBook Pro Actually Pro?

The brand new 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro shouldn't be all that it seems. Not solely is it down on the facility of the 14-inch M3 Pro and M3 Max laptops, however Apple has additionally ripped out most of the useful ports and {hardware}. The patron laptop computer feels extra like a MacBook Air with the phrase "Pro" scrawled beneath the show:

"… other than the branding, we have now two high-end "skilled" laptops and one lower-specced "client" mannequin… modifications on the skin, reminiscent of stripping away a thunderbolt port. Inside, the M3 has been restricted to a single cooling fan, whereas the extra highly effective M3 Pro and M3 Max have two. Assuming the identical M3 chip will launch subsequent 12 months with the MacBook Air, I anticipate to see a fanless Air, which may have barely much less efficiency than this MacBook Pro due primarily to the fan permitting the M3 to run barely hotter and sooner.


Extra Time To Name SOS Than You Thought

The launch of the iPhone 14 noticed Apple debut the flexibility to make use of satellite tv for pc communications to ship an SOS emergency message. This isn't a free service, though two years of the service had been bundled at no extra price to customers. Apple has prolonged the supply for an additional 12 months.

"That's simply been prolonged by a 12 months, so, offering you might have an iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max activated earlier than at present, you now have two years' entry once more. It's additionally out there for all iPhone 15 collection fashions, with two years' free trial out there for these telephones from the second they're activated, too."


The Worth Of Search

Because the Google Anti-trust trial continues in Washington DC, extra particulars on the assorted offers between Google and different firms over search are being disclosed. Apple is a kind of events which receives a part of these search earnings:

"Google pays Apple Inc. 36% of the income it earns from search promoting made by way of the Safari browser, the principle economics professional for the Alphabet Inc. unit mentioned Monday.

"Kevin Murphy, a College of Chicago professor, disclosed the quantity throughout his testimony in Google's protection on the Justice Division's antitrust trial in Washington. John Schmidtlein, Google's major litigator, visibly cringed when Murphy mentioned the quantity, which was supposed to stay confidential."


And Lastly…

It's time for the annual Apple App Retailer Awards, and to get everybody excited (and selling the endeavour), the nominations are out! SJBEEZ' David Phelan has picked out his 4 favourites, and I'm going to slender it down even additional to my one choose (it's a basic) earlier than you discover the remainder!

"When you're sufficiently old to recollect the primary Monkey Island video games, you'll know the adventures of Guybrush Threepwood had been brilliantly witty point-and-click tales with fiendish puzzles. [Return to Monkey Island] is a brand new title that continues in the identical vein and appears spectacular.


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