The iPhone 9 might have an L shaped battery

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The Apple iPhone 8 is still a while away from the official release date. But this has not stopped Apple from making plans for the next iPhone, according to reports. Apparently, Apple has chosen LG Chem as the exclusive supplier of batteries for the iPhone 9, set to be released in 2018. According to an unnamed source, LG has apparently invested hundreds of billions of South Korean won specifically for manufacturing facilities, and will begin full-scale production early next year. Also, the source added that the iPhone 9 will likely…

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Apple to bring emergency services closer than 911

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It is quite easy to call the emergency services. In most countries, all you need to do is dial a three-digit code. However, Apple may have plans to make this process even simpler. The company reportedly patented a new way of calling for help using just your fingertips. This patent describes how the user can program different fingerprints, patterns, and even the amount of force required to switch the phone into “panic mode”. This would result in the phone calling the emergency services, and could activate a live-stream off video,…

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The next iPhone’s curved edges might be just for show

IPhone 8 curved edges

Apple is set to release its 10th anniversary edition range of smartphones. These devices, according to a report by Japanese website Nikkei Asian Review, will have OLED displays with curved edges. However, these screens will not be as curved as those of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. The site reported that although the curved screen will have a viewable area of about 5.2 inches, the curved edges will not offer any special functions. Furthermore, the report noted that the challenge of making curved glass coverings to match the screen…

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