"We are now looking into whether Apple infringed on the patent of KIP, a subsidiary company of the KAIST", the Korea Trade Commission said, somewhat vaguely. Other new products could include iPad Pros, new AirPods, headphones and a launch date of the AirPower mat that was unveiled during last year's event. It was Apple's best June quarter ever, and the fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth. Both the bold new color options and the potential "Xc" moniker echo Apple's lower-cost iPhone 5c handset from 2013.
But it is a third expected model with 6.1-inch display, potentially called the iPhone 9, that has intrigued analysts most.
"Depending on the price point, the launch of the XC could also see Apple making serious moves in the mobile mid-tier as it hopes to regain ground from more competitively priced rivals". The 6.5-inch iPhone Xs Max is also going to sport the same design, but with a larger display. Here's a list of things that Apple might announce at their event later today.
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Cupertino's event from 12th of September is expected to be the day when the American tech giant will unveil the iPhone family. The pre-show begins at 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 5PM BST, with the main event kicking off at 10AM PT / 1PM ET/ 6PM BST.
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It, however, noted that customers' passport and travel details were not among the information compromised by the hackers. Shares in BA's parent, International Airlines Group, fell 3 per cent in early deals on Friday due to the attack.
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Following the incident, Miller said in an interview with Beats 1 , the accident was the "best thing that could have happened". In May, he was arrested following a DUI and hit and run charges in the L.A. area, after which he was released on bail.
That fresher profile could help lure price-conscious Apple customers with three- and four-year-old phones into an upgrade, said Eddins.
Beyond the XS and XS Max, completing the set in 2018 may be a budget version of the iPhone X. If so, that would mean the home button, the circular button that made the iPhone instantly recognisable, will be no more.
Last but not the least, Apple might also announce the next generation MacBooks running on 8th-generation processors. We are expecting Apple to add 10 percent margin to compensate the depreciating rupee and increased import duty.
The 5.8 and 6.5-inch models may be called iPhone XS, indicating at mostly under-the-hood updates, with the larger model rumored to be differentiated with the "Max" moniker, instead of "Plus". This time the rumoured "iPhone Xs" has surfaced on the web in few images, showing what might be new from Apple from the iPhone design and looks perspective. Let us know in the comments.
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