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Tech Giant Apple Lowers Price of MacBook Pro

Its 13-inch Retina display now features True Tone that automatically adjusts the colour temperature of the display for a more comfortable viewing experience, according to the company

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FILE - Apple's App Store app is seen in Baltimore, MD., March 19, 2018. VOA

Apple on Tuesday updated its Mac devices for “back to school” purchases, wherein the MacBook Air has been bumped up with True Tone to its Retina display and price lowered to Rs 99,900 — and an even lower price of Rs 92,704 for students.

The entry-level Rs 119,900 13-inch MacBook Pro has been updated with the latest 8th-generation quad-core processor, Touch Bar and Touch ID, a True Tone Retina display and the Apple T2 Security Chip and is its price cut to Rs 111,264 for college students.

“College students love the Mac — it’s the notebook they rely on from the dorm room to the classroom,” Tom Boger, Senior Director of Mac Product Marketing, said in a statement.

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A guest looks at the Touch Bar on a MacBook computer shown in a demo room following the announcement of new products at Apple headquarters, in Cupertino, California. VOA

MacBook Air features a thin and light design, with security of Touch ID, an 8th-generation dual-core processor, wide stereo sound and all-day battery life.

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Its 13-inch Retina display now features True Tone that automatically adjusts the colour temperature of the display for a more comfortable viewing experience, according to the company.

The updated devices are part of Apple’s “Back to School” promotion available to higher education students, their parents, faculty, staff and home-school teachers through the Apple Education Store. (IANS)

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Apple Brings iOS 13.2.3 Fixing Variety of Weird Bugs

Apart from fixing the background app issue, the fix also handles issues where iPhone could temporarily lose mobile signal after a call and another "where mobile data may temporarily not be available"

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Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, Aug. 1, 2018. VOA

Apple has released iOS 13.2.3, which fixes a variety of weird bugs in iPhone’s Mail, Photos and Files apps and more.

The latest update includes a fix for the Spotlight system search feature that had been failing for some users recently.

The iPhone maker on its support page said that the this iOS update also fixes an issue that could prevent apps from downloading content in the background.

In terms of the update size, iOS 13.2.3 is around 90MB in size, however, the actual size may vary with the device.

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iPhones are on display at an Apple store in Prince William Country, Virginia. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet) VOA

This new incremental update comes on the heels of iOS 13.2.2 which addressed issues with apps running in the background and more.

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Users can be download iOS 13.2.3 by navigating to ‘Settings,’ then ‘Genera,’ ‘About,’ and finally ‘Software Update.’

Apart from fixing the background app issue, the fix also handles issues where iPhone could temporarily lose mobile signal after a call and another “where mobile data may temporarily not be available”. (IANS)