Weekly Tech News Headlines – Feb 3 2021

 LG deep dive into automotive platformsLG Electronics is struggling to maintain its position in the smartphone business and is considering an exit in 2021. The company has now announced its partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm to develop and focus on 5G automotive platforms. The market for self-driving vehicles, electric cars, and fully-connected cars is still growing and according to LG, 75% of all vehicles that will sell in 2027 will have some form of cellular connectivity inside. LG and Qualcomm have already been working together since 2004 to create different connected car solutions and LG’s in car infotainment and WebOS Auto…
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Apple announces September 15 digital event date to reveal its new products

Apple has just announced the September 15 date as its virtual event where the company is expected to reveal its new products including the Apple Watch and iPads. The event will be streamed starting 10 AM PT via its website.Apple is likely to announce its newest Apple Watch and Apple iPads in this event while launch of Apple iPhones will be delayed by a few weeks this year because of production issues all because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to this post, the new iPhones will arrive in October 2020 in a separate event hosted by Apple.Read Also: Apple iPhone…
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Top 10 most selling smartphone in H1 2020 – Apple dominates the list

 According to research and analytics firm Omdia, here is the list of top 10 smartphones sold worldwide during the first half of year 2020. Apple dominates the list with 5 iPhone as best selling smartphones listed in the top 10. Samsung only has 1 mid-range smartphone, while Xiaomi's Redmi is another smartphone maker with 4 of their popular budget models listed in the top 10. #10 - Apple iPhone 11 ProUnits Sold: approx 6.7 million #9 - Redmi 8Units Sold: approx 6.8 million #8 - Redmi 8AUnits Sold: approx 7.3 million #7 - Apple iPhone 11 Pro MaxUnits Sold: approx 7.7…
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Leak: Apple iPhone 12 announcement dates and shipping dates revealed

 Among the most awaited upcoming smartphones of this year is Apple’s iPhone 12 series of devices. While there are many speculations and rumors buzzing around the internet about the launch dates of iPhone 12, fans have just received some solid details about the upcoming Apple’s flagship devices. Famous tech analyst Jon Prosser has provided information over his twitter account that Apple will hold the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro event the week of beginning of October 12. Pre-orders for iPhone 12 (not Pro) models will begin the same week and shipping starts the next week from October 19. Pre-ordering…
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Apple ready to pay $25 to consumers for slow iPhone performance

In 2017, Apple found themselves involved in one of the biggest controversies that they have ever faced. Apple’s throttling of iPhones with aging batteries prompted a class action lawsuit. Millions of users were affected by this deliberate slowdown of devices. Now Apple has agreed to pay $500 millions in settlements. Each US iPhones users can now claim maximum of $25 on a dedicated website with following conditions:Under the proposed settlement, Apple will make a minimum, non-reversionary payment of $310,000,000 and a maximum payment of up to $500,000,000, depending on the number of claims submitted.You may be entitled to settlement benefits…
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Apple WWDC 2020: IOS14 new features announced

Apple’s WWDC 2020 was unique before it even began. It’s the first time Apple’s developer conference has been streamed exclusively online with no in-person event. Regardless, there were some big announcements, including some you might have been expecting and others that might catch you by surprise.1- ExperienceYou’re able to do more with your iPhone than ever before. So iOS 14 reimagines the most iconic parts of the experience to be even more helpful and personal. Widgets on the Home ScreenWidgets have been totally redesigned to give you more information at a glance — and now you can add them to your Home Screen. Choose…
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