The world's top Apple analyst releases new research notes on the 2018 iPhone models

KGI Securities Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has made so many great calls on Apple, that he is considered by many to be the most accurate out of the thousands of analysts who follow the company. In Asia, where it already is Monday thanks to the time difference, Kuo has disseminated a new research note to his clients, containing his latest musings about the 2018 Apple iPhone handsets.

Kuo expects Apple to release three new handsets this year. The lower priced model will be the 6.1-inch Apple iPhone 9. According to Kuo, this model will:

Feature an LCD screen.Be manufactured by Pegatron …


OnePlus 3 and 3T get new Notes app, weather widget, quick clipboard, and more in latest beta update

Despite not being the latest OnePlus models out on the market anymore, the OnePlus 3 and 3T continue to receive updates that fix issues and introduce new software features on a regular basis.

Today, new Open Beta patches have been made available for the two 2016 high-end models. The updates carry different names (OxygenOS Open Beta 29 for the OP 3 and 20 for the OP 3T), but the changes included are basically identical. Still, there’s a lot of new stuff on board, so let’s take a look at the entire patch log:

1. Notes (New OnePlus app)
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OneNote Beta for Android allows users to take notes right from the icon

So let’s say that you need to take down some information quickly. Well, you could go old school if you have a pen and some paper handy. But most people aren’t prepared to jot down notes, and that is where the OneNote Beta for Android comes in. The latest update brings a new feature that will allow you to long press the OneNote icon on your phone screen. This puts you smack dab into the app, ready to add a note, a list, some audio or a photo.

This is one of those subtle updates that you might consider useless until the time comes when you really, really need it. While the previous update …

100 people singing different notes at once is truly the stuff of nightmares

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Choirs are usually pleasant to listen to, right? But not this choir. This choir is the stuff of nightmares.

The latest video from WatchCut features 100 people — filmed separately — singing one note of their choice for as long as they can. The sounds are all then smashed together into one terrifyingly dissonant noise. Seriously, it is so scary.

We are going to be honest — we only watched this once. We’d recommend you do the same. Read more…

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Deleted iPhone Notes found to remain in iCloud storage long after their 30-day expiration time

Russian company Elcomsoft has a thing about breaking into Apple software and pointing out security flaws. It’s a darn fine sport if you really know what you are doing, and the Russkies do.

Their latest discovery is that notes written into the Notes app and sync’d to iCloud remain in storage after the user deletes them, and long after the 30-day period of keeping them in the “Recently Deleted” category has expired. This goes contrary to Apple’s claim that notes are permanently deleted after 30 days. They might be – on your iOS device – but their ghosts remain in the cloud.

Thankfully, …

Arrow Launcher 3.4 released with option to create app shortcuts, new Notes card

Arrow Launcher is getting yet another important update that adds new features and improvements. If you’ve been following our latest news about Microsoft’s Android launcher, then you might find the list of changes quite familiar.

About a month ago, the beta version of Arrow Launcher received similar improvements with the promise they will be made available to a wider audience if no serious issues appear during beta testing.

Among the many new features added in version 3.4, it’s worth pointing out the ability to create app shortcuts. Also, Arrow Launcher …