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Missing journalist 'recorded his killing on Apple watch'

Missing journalist 'recorded his killing on Apple watch'

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Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi recorded audio on his Apple watch of the moments he was allegedly interrogated, tortured and then killed, according to reports. He has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul over a week ago after apparently giving his fiancee his iPhone, which the watch was synced with.Turkish officials have said they believe a 15-member Saudi "assassination squad" killed Mr Khashoggi there.President Trump warned the US would inflict "severe punishment" if Saudi Arabia was behind his disappearance.He told CBS: "We're going to get to the bottom of it." ...
Apple hires engineers from UK company Dialog

Apple hires engineers from UK company Dialog

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Apple is adding 300 computer chip engineers to its team after striking a deal to hire them from one of its British suppliers.It is paying Dialog Semiconductor $ 300m (£227m) for the acquisition, which also includes some of the Reading-based company's patents and facilities.Apple has long used Dialog's products to monitor and control power consumption in its iPhones and iPads.The deal represents one of Apple's biggest takeovers in headcount terms. "Dialog has deep expertise in chip development and we are thrilled to have this talented group of engineers who have long supported our products now working directly for Apple," said the handset-maker's hardware technologies chief Johny Srouji.Staff involved are based in: Swindon L...
Apple silent amid iPhone 'chargegate' complaints

Apple silent amid iPhone 'chargegate' complaints

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Apple has remained silent amid complaints that its new iPhone XS and XS Max smartphones fail to charge consistently when plugged in.Several users have reported that their device refuses to charge if it has been idle for a while. Some charge only if the display is "woken up".Video blogger Lewis Hilsenteger dubbed the issue "chargegate" in a video demonstrating the problem.However, Apple has not yet commented on the issue.Mr Hilsenteger presents the Unbox Therapy channel on YouTube, which has more than 12 million subscribers.In a video published on Saturday, he tested nine iPhones by plugging them into an official Apple power supply. While the 2017 iPhone X charged without problem, many of the ne...
Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones

Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday defended the pricing of the company's latest iPhones in an interview on "Good Morning America." "We want to make an iPhone for everyone," he told Robin Roberts. Cook explained that many iPhone users finance the devices through their cellular carrier, making the costly expenditure more affordable. "Most people pay about $ 30 a month for an iPhone or $ 1 a day," Cook noted. Last week, Apple executives unveiled three new iPhones at its Cupertino headquarters in California -- the tech giant's biggest and most expensive iPhones to date. The Xs starts at $ 999 while the Xs Max has a $ 1,099 price tag. Apple also debuted what the company described as the "affordable" iPhone XR, at $ 749. The Xs Max features the biggest display in the iPhone sphere with a 6.5-in...
Apple iPhone XS unveiled alongside fall-detecting Watch

Apple iPhone XS unveiled alongside fall-detecting Watch

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple has updated its iPhone X handset with three more powerful models, two of which are larger than before.The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5in (16.5cm) display. The iPhone XS has the same 5.8in-sized component as the original. The iPhone XR's screen is 6.1in but is lower quality.A new smartwatch was also launched with an added fall-detection function.There had been concerns that the relatively high £999 entry price of iPhone X would limit its appeal.But Apple said it had consistently proven more popular than either of the lower-priced iPhone 8 models. Market research firms suggest it also outsold rival companies' flagship devices. Media playback is unsupported on your ...