Top Apple Stories of the Week: Controversy Over CSAM, New iPhone 13 Leaks, iOS 14.8 Spotted, and More

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Didn’t have the time to follow Apple news this week? Worry not. In this news roundup, we have you through all the tiptop Apple stores of the calendar week.

This week, following its announcement, more controversies over Apple tree’south CSAM feature came upwards, iOS 14.8 showed up in the latest Xcode Beta logs, Kuo detailed the announcements expected from Apple this year and in the next twelvemonth, iPhone thirteen leaks continued to surface, and much more. Read on for all of this week’south height stories and more.

More than iPhone 13 Leaks Surface

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Bloomberg published an all-encompassing study on what its predictions are from the iPhone thirteen series. Gurman says iPhone 13 Pro models will come with portrait mode video recording. And along with real-time portrait recording, the Pro models volition also come up with ProRes video recording support.

Along with Mark Gurman, TrendForce also published a study on its expectations from the iPhone 13 lineup. The firm claims Apple will aggrandize mmWave 5G to more than countries this yr, and along with that iPhone 13 will come up with larger batteries. Read more nigh what TrendForce had to say about iPhone 13 hither.

A survey conducted this week claims around fifty% of the people are willing to upgrade to iPhone 13. The highly-anticipated smartphone from Apple is expected to launch sometime in September this year, and in the meantime, you can check out iPhone thirteen rumored features based on leaks.

Apple to Launch M1X MacBook Pro This Year, M2 MacBook Air in 2022

m2 macbook air new colors

The twenty-four hour period Mark Gurman revealed information about the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup, pop annotator Ming Chi-Kuo revealed some information about the upcoming MacBook Pros. He says Apple will innovate a new MacBook Pro later this year, which is presumably the (long due) 14-inch and 16-inch M1X MacBook Pro.

Read more about the M1X flake, which will be used in 2022 MacBook Pros hither.

Ming Chi-Kuo besides hinted that Apple tree would announce new MacBook Air models in the mid of 2022. The laptop will exist bachelor in more than M1 iMac-like colors and run on Apple’southward second-generation G-series scrap. Kuo hints the new Air will exist priced in the $999-$one,099 price bracket.

iOS xv Reaches 5th Beta, iOS 14.8 Spotted in Xcode 13

iOS 15 Beta Download

Apple released the fifth developer beta of iOS 15 this week. Along with subtle new features, the new software updates bring a bunch of bug fixes and more than. Click hither to read virtually what’s new in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 beta five.

Along with iOS 15, Apple seems to be working on a new version of iOS 14 as well. An unreleased version of iOS xiv, iOS fourteen.eight, was spotted in the Xcode thirteen beta hinting the new version might release soon.

CSAM Controversies Continue…

Apple tree introduced new child-condom features for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. The feature will scan the photos on-device earlier they’re uploaded to iCloud for kid corruption content. Despite the good use, the new CSAM features have drawn a lot of backfire from industry experts.

Not just security experts and Apple device users, but even Apple’s ain employees were questioning the company’s decision. In a bid to clear the air, Apple released an internal memo to address all the concerns, and the company’southward software VP Craig Federighi answered some CSAM-related questions in an interview with WSJ.

Moreover, the Cupertino-based visitor seems to be preparing its employees to reply CSAM-related questions when asked. The tech giant has asked its employees to go through the FAQ it released this week.

Other top stories this week:

  • A new bill proposed in the U.s.a. could force Apple tree to allow third-party App Stores and sideloading on iOS.
  • WhatsApp will finally roll out a feature to transfer chats between iOS and Android.
  • Apple tree was granted a patent that discusses a MacBook with an integrated Apple Pencil.
  • The Apple tree Automobile projection progressed as the visitor held avant-garde meetings with SK Group and LG Electronics in Republic of korea.

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