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Apple To Supply Upcoming “Tracking Tags” Later This Year

Additionally, A German news site iphone-ticker.de has claimed that Apple is planning to hold a media event on March 31 where the the company would unveil its low cost iPhone called either the iPhone SE 2 or the iPhone 9

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Ultra Wideband tag would be one of Apple's major new hardware products in the first half of 2020. Pixabay

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Universal Scientific Industrial, Shanghai-based manufacturing company will begin supplying the system-in-package for company’s upcoming Ultra Wideband item tracking tags in the second to third quarter of 2020.

According to Kuo, the shipment of these tags would reach tens of millions of units by the end of the year, MacRumors reported on Tuesday.

“We believe that the ultra-wideband (UWB) tag will enhance the user experience of iOS’s ‘find’ and augmented reality applications by offering measurement functions in the short distance,” the report quoted Kuo.

Earlier, Kuo said the Ultra Wideband tag would be one of Apple’s major new hardware products in the first half of 2020.

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Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Universal Scientific Industrial, Shanghai-based manufacturing company will begin supplying the system-in-package for company’s upcoming Ultra Wideband item tracking tags in the second to third quarter of 2020. Wikimedia Commons

Additionally, A German news site iphone-ticker.de has claimed that Apple is planning to hold a media event on March 31 where the the company would unveil its low cost iPhone called either the iPhone SE 2 or the iPhone 9.

The phone will reportedly go on sale on April 3 and would retail for $399, placing it firmly in the midrange price category.

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A recent report from the Japanese blog Mac Otakara has claimed that the Cupertino-based tech giant is reportedly planning to launch a 5.4-inch iPhone similar in size to the iPhone 8. (IANS)

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Apple Works To Bring “Face ID” Feature to Upcoming iMacs and MacBooks

Additionally, the patent filing shows a MacBook with an iPhone-like screen cutout that makes room for the various sensors needed by Face ID

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Apple has said that Face ID will come to more devices and a new patent application is the first to specify that it will be brought to some form of MacBook, reports AppleInsider. Pixabay

Apple is reportedly working to bring the Face ID to future iMacs and MacBooks. The face ID security system debuted on iPhone X and since then, it has become standard in all iOS handsets.

Apple has said that Face ID will come to more devices and a new patent application is the first to specify that it will be brought to some form of MacBook, reports AppleInsider.

The patent describes Face ID as ‘Light Recognition Module for Determining a User of a Computing Device.’

It clearly details a sensor in the lid of a laptop that detects and identifies the userm and the patent images reveal both a MacBook and iMac with integrated sensors.

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Apple is reportedly working to bring the Face ID to future iMacs and MacBooks. The face ID security system debuted on iPhone X and since then, it has become standard in all iOS handsets. Pixabay

“By performing these complex functions, sensitive data associated with these users may be gathered and/or stored by these computing devices. To prevent unauthorized users from accessing this sensitive data, these computing devices may incorporate systems and mechanisms for authenticating users,” Apple revealed in its patent application.

Additionally, the patent filing shows a MacBook with an iPhone-like screen cutout that makes room for the various sensors needed by Face ID.

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This patent application proves Apple is considering adding Face ID to it Mac laptops, said the report. (IANS)