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Apple faces development hurdles with MagSafe battery pack accessory

This is the current MagSafe charger, which is sold separately from the iPhone 12. Samuel Axon The MagSafe charger attached to an iPhone 12. Samuel Axon Bloomberg has published yet another report sharing details of a planned Apple product launch. This time, the publication’s sources say Apple is working on a magnetically attached battery pack for …

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HomePod mini update adds UWB-enhanced handoff features

Apple Back when it announced the HomePod mini last year, Apple said it was working on a feature that would allow you to seamlessly transfer music, calls and podcasts between your iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 and the smart speaker. With the arrival of iOS 14.4 earlier today, you can finally check it out for …

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Not just MagSafe: Apple reminds users not to hold iPhones near pacemakers

This is the MagSafe charger, which is sold separately from the iPhone 12. Samuel Axon The MagSafe charger attached to an iPhone 12. Samuel Axon This week, Apple published clarifications to its support documents to address consumer concern that, because of the presence of the MagSafe magnet system in new iPhones, the iPhone 12 and …

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Apple warns against putting an iPhone 12 too close to your pacemaker

Chris Velazco/Engadget You probably don’t need someone to tell you that magnets and life-saving medical devices don’t mix, but Apple wants to make that patently clear. MacRumors has learned that Apple recently updated a support document to warn against keeping the iPhone 12 and MagSafe accessories too close to pacemakers, defibrillators and other implants that …

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PopSockets’ latest iPhone grips are MagSafe-compatible

PopSockets became famous for phone grips that you can attach to the back of a device. It’s had to conjure up new types of products these past years as wireless charging became increasingly popular, though, such as the MagSafe-compatible line for iPhone 12 that it has launched at CES 2021. The new line includes three …

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Apple’s MagSafe Duo charger finally shows up in online stores

The MagSafe Duo charger. Apple It folds up like this. Apple Here it is with two devices on it. Apple Today, Apple finally began selling and shipping the MagSafe Duo charger, an accessory that was announced alongside the new iPhone 12 lineup on October 13. The MagSafe Duo is a charging pad that uses Qi …

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Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 to fix bugs on iPhone 12 devices

Chris Velazco/Engadget If you have an iPhone 12, you might want to update your firmware iOS 14.2.1. The latest version of iOS is rolling out, though it’s only available for iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini. According to Apple’s release notes, iOS 14.2.1 resolves these issues: Some MMS …

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The iPhone 12 mini will charge slower than other models over MagSafe

Chris Velazco/Engadget The iPhone 12 mini will charge about 20 percent slower than its larger siblings with the MagSafe Charger. According to a support document (via MacRumors), the charger is limited to peak power delivery of 12W for that handset, compared with 15W for the rest of the iPhone 12 lineup. You’ll need a USB-C …

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Apple earnings show strong iPad and Mac sales can’t make up for the iPhone

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images Apple announced its fourth-quarter earnings today after the bell, and it was something of a strange quarter because, unlike some previous years (including last year), this quarter’s numbers did not include an iPhone launch. The iPhone 12’s various models ship in October and …

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iPhone 12 teardown reveals how 5G has changed things

<a href=”https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone+12+and+12+Pro+Teardown/137669″>iFixit iPhone 12 teardown</a> iFixit The first two models from Apple’s iPhone 12 have started shipping, and of course the folks at iFixit are busy taking them apart. As of this writing the detailed teardown is still incomplete, but they’ve exposed enough of the details to get a good look under those screens. The …

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