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New iPhone leak reveals Apple’s secret weapon against Samsung - 7NEWS.com.au
It doesn’t seem that long ago that Apple released its iPhone 11 series of phones, yet a stream of leaks is starting to come in for future iPhone models.
It doesnt seem that long ago that Apple released its iPhone 11 series of phones, yet a stream of leaks is starting to come in for future iPhone models. Rumours are picking up steam with four different iPhone 12 models expected to range across three different sizes with different price points, referenced in US dollars. In the video above, the most affordable iPhone All new phones are rumoured to come with 5G technology as well as a smaller notch in the screen and the new Apple A14 chipset - that powers the phone. Its also tipped that all models will feature a brand new camera system to compete with Google, Samsung and Huawei - who all have standout cameras on their latest flagship phones. The rumoured iPhone 12 lineup. Credit: Front Page Tech More on 7NEWS.com.au But information from tech analyst Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech is probably the most exciting change to the iPhone in years. Prosser reveals that the 2021 model iPhones will be totally portless, which means you wont need to plug in a cable to charge the device. A render created by Donel Bagrov based on leaked information. Credit: Donel Bagrov The change isnt exactly unexpected with the European Union pushing new regulations on the market when it comes to universal phone charging. Its expected that Apple will provide a lightning to USB-C adapter in Europe to get around this regulation, but then will drop the port all together for the 2021 phones. This also adds fuel to fire about more chatter about Apples AirPower product that was announced in September 2017 but was later cancelled in 2019. It might be finally going to see the light of day with fast wireless charging technology now starting to surface out of Chinese technology companies such as Xiaomi, OPPO and OnePlus. Closer in time will be Apples annual iPhone event which is expected to be delayed a month or two to either October or November where the iPhone 12 will be officially announced.
Coronavirus update: WHO warns countries must ease lockdown restrictions slowly - 7NEWS.com.au
The top emergencies expert says he recognises the difficulty to maintain lockdowns but is ‘very anxious’ about the road ahead.
Countries must lift lockdowns gradually while still being on the look-out for COVID-19 and ready to restore restrictions if the virus jumps back, the World Health Organisation says. Vulnerable people in institutions, including those in long-term care facilities, prisons and migrant dormitories, must be protected, its top emergencies expert Dr Mike Ryan said. Even if the virus is coming under control, communities must know to still follow physical distancing and hygiene measures, and testing of suspect cases must continue, he said. Its really important that as countries ease those measures that they are constantly on the look-out for a jump in infections and in particular are dealing with transmission in special settings, Ryan told a news conference. The virus has spread in facilities for the elderly in Europe and North America, while in Singapore it has infected migrant workers in dormitories, he said, adding: Because a spark in a situation like that turns into a fire very very quickly. The WHO recognises the difficulty for governments to maintain lockdowns during the pandemic, for social, psychological and economic reasons, Ryan said. The WHO says loosening lockdown measures too easily may result in a bounce back in COVID-19 cases. Credit: AP So we are very anxious that we can move to a situation where the disease can kept under control with less severe measures, he said. But at the same time we want to avoid a situation where we release measures too easily and then we bounce back into intense transmission and we have to do it all over again, he said. Even as some European countries begin easing lockdowns, there are worrying trends of spread in countries from Haiti to Somalia and Yemen, Ryan said. He also cited Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Sierre Leone, Central African Republic and a serious cluster in Kano, northern Nigeria. Regarding the new coronavirus that first emerged late last year in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, he reiterated that scientists examining its genetic sequences have assured the WHO that this virus is natural in origin. Workers move bodies to a refrigerated truck from the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Credit: Craig Ruttle/AP WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave a robust defence of his and the WHOs timely actions in declaring the coronavirus an international emergency at the end of January. The January 30 declaration was made in enough time for the rest of the world to respond because at that stage outside China there were only 82 cases of infection and no deaths, he said. Tedros said the WHO, which is seeking to lead the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, had used the days before declaring the global emergency as time to visit China to learn more about the new virus. Nearly all coronavirus patients who needed ventilators to breath in New York later died, a study has found. File image. Credit: Getty During that visit, they also won a ground-breaking agreement with China to send in investigators, Tedros said. Tedros, asked about relations with the United States - its biggest donor which has suspended funding after criticising WHOs handling of the pandemic, said: We are actually in constant contact and we work together. More on 7NEWS.com.au Meanwhile, millions of workers worldwide marked international labour day on Friday trapped between hunger and fear - struggling without jobs or worried they dont have enough protections against the coronavirus as more countries and states reopen for business. More than 3.29 million people have reportedly been infected by the coronavirus globally and 232,806 have died. In the video below: Sydney nursing home COVID-19 crisis worsens The COVID crisis engulfing a Sydney nursing home has worsened with yet another death.