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Forget 5G. This Is the Technology Apple Is Really Betting On With the iPhone 12.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) hasn’t yet introduced an augmented reality (AR) device or even promised one, as Facebook has, but it recently took steps to build the most advanced AR ecosystem in the world. Lidar technology built into the iPhone 12 will be a critical advance for AR and is a precursor to a long-rumored augmented reality/virtual reality device sometime in the next few years. 

AR has long been a tool for Apple, but the inclusion of lidar in the iPhone 12 Pro along with the iPad Pro is an indication that Apple is taking augmented reality very seriously. Instead of approximating

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The Technology 202: Apple and Verizon say 5G is here. That’s not exactly true yet.

“5G just got real,” Verizon chief executive Hans Vestberg said onstage, as he touted his company’s plans to double its availability in some cities and roll it out to 60 new markets by the end of 2020.

But in reality, 5G remains a work in progress throughout the United States. 

Access to 5G networks is limited to a handful of U.S. cities, and in some instances, it’s currently slower than 4G speeds, my colleague Geoffrey Fowler has found through tests with multiple phones. And my colleagues note that the fastest early deployments have been concentrated in areas most Americans aren’t

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro has new accessory technology, Apple reveals

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Apple has revealed new MagSafe technology as part of the iPhone 12 reveal.

The accessory technology is made up of a ring of magnets in the back of the phone that can be used to attach things to it, or to attach it to other things.

Those magnets are also arrayed around the wireless charging coil, meaning that the phone can be clipped to chargers. When it is used with Apple’s charger, the phone will be able to charge twice as quickly as the normal Qi charging standard.

Apple demonstrated how that will include a variety of different accessories,

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Is Apple (AAPL) Stock Worth Your Attention Right Now?

On July 14, 2020, Wedgewood Partners released its Q2 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Fund returned 27.13% for the second quarter of 2020. Meanwhile, the benchmark Russell 1000 Growth Index and the Russell 1000 Value Index gained 27.84% and 14.29%, respectively. You should check out Wedgewood Partners’ top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of the stock market crash.

In the said letter, Wedgewood Partners highlighted a few stocks and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of them. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is a technology company

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The UK will use Apple and Google’s technology for its contact-tracing app after months of floundering

The NHS is ditching its contact-tracing app.
The NHS is ditching its contact-tracing app.

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  • The UK is to adopt Google and Apple’s technology for its coronavirus contact-tracing app after several months of trying to pursue its own course.

  • The UK has avoided basing its contact-tracing app on the tech giants’ software, because it wanted to pursue a more “centralized” approach that gave it greater access to people’s data.

  • However, sources highlighted a number of technical issues that faced the UK app, such as getting its underlying Bluetooth mechanism working properly.

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The UK will abandon its own approach for its

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