Apple News Best of the Week – March 10th, 2016

Apple News Best of the Week - March 10th, 2016
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From iPhone 7 rumors, to lawsuits, it’s been a crazy week in the world of Apple. Watch our video showcasing all of the hottest Apple news as of March 10th, 2016. If you’d like to learn more about any of the topics covered in the video, find more information below. Click on the links provided to access all of the information available in our full articles.

3D Touch Not Coming to iPhone SE

French news site NoWhereElse has published leaked images of the iPhone SE’s display which is notably missing components required for 3D Touch.

Apple Event Moved to March 21st

Apple’s upcoming event, originally scheduled for March 15th, has been moved to March 21st. Apple is expected to announce a 4-inch phone called the iPhone SE along with a smaller 9.7” iPad Pro.

Apple’s $120 Million Judgement Overturned

A U.S. Appeals Court has overturned Apple’s $120 million dollar judgment over Samsung in one of the many patent infringement lawsuits currently ongoing between the two companies.

Apple Pencil Functionality Returning to iPad Pro

In recent iPhone and iPad public beta software releases, Apple removed the Apple Pencil’s ability to navigate the iPad Pro opting to limit its capabilities to only artistic and annotation uses. The change resulted in negative feedback from many frustrated users, primarily those who find the Apple Pencil’s use as a navigation tool to be helpful with fighting RSI issues. Thankfully, Apple will be returning the feature in upcoming software updates.

iPhone 7 LTE Speed to Be Twice as Fast

A new report claims Intel will be providing between 30% to 40% of the LTE modems for the upcoming iPhone 7. The new modem will allegedly deliver LTE data speeds up to twice as fast as Apple’s current LTE chips made by Qualcomm.

Some Employers are Selling Apple Watches for $25

Some major companies, including The Wall Street Journal, are now allowing employees to purchase an Apple Watch for only $25. The deal is being offered through a health services group in an attempt to incentivize good health and spur workers to be more active. However, if employees fail to meet their fitness goal over a two-year period, they will be required to pay the full price of the device.

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