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iPhone 14: Everything we know so far

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March 2021 - September 2022

The iPhone 14 is the iPhone model that Apple will introduce in the fall of 2022. That’s still a good way off into the future, but the supply chain is already painting a picture of what to expect. Check out our full roundup of what to expect from the iPhone 14.

iPhone 14 Stories Yesterday

As you probably know, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro can communicate with emergency services via satellite. Although this feature won’t be available until November, Apple has been getting ready to release it with iOS 16.1 – which will also include a “Satellite Connection Demo” so that users can try out the satellite connection without actually calling emergency services.

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One of the headlining new features of the iPhone 14 lineup and the new Apple Watch models is Crash Detection. This feature is designed to recognize when you’ve been in a car accident, then use Emergency SOS to inform first responders and your emergency contacts.

A new video today puts Crash Detection on the iPhone 14 through several tests – with mixed results.

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iPhone 14 Stories September 26

iOS 16.1 is currently available in beta testing and includes support for the Live Activities API, which allows developers to add real-time notifications to the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island. As iOS 16.1 nears a public release sometime this fall, Apple has now published its full Human Interface Guidelines that outline best practices for developers implementing Live Activities in their applications.

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Apple has officially started manufacturing the new iPhone 14 in India, the company confirmed in a statement to TechCrunch. This marks the first time that Apple has started locally producing a new iPhone lineup in India in the same calendar year as its release.

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iPhone 14 Stories September 24

iPhone 14 charging slowly? How to fast charge your iPhone

Is your iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro charging slower than your old phone did? The best way to fast charge is with a Lightning to USB-C cable and a 30 watt charger, either from Apple or a cheaper third-party option like Anker. Here’s everything you need to know about fast charging your new iPhone …

iPhone 14 Stories September 23

Let’s talk pixels. Specifically, iPhone 14 pixels. More specifically, iPhone 14 Pro pixels. Because while the headline news is that the latest Pro models offer a 48MP sensor instead of a 12MP one, that’s not actually the most important improvement Apple has made to this year’s camera.

Indeed, of the four biggest changes this year, the 48MP sensor is to me the least important. But bear with me here, as there’s a lot we need to unpack before I can explain why I think the 48MP sensor is far less important than:

  • The sensor size
  • Pixel binning
  • The Photonic Engine

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iPhone 14 Stories September 22

The iPhone 14 Pro always-on display does not work like most Android phone always-on display modes (consisting of mostly black pixels with an always-visible clock). It works more like the Apple Watch, where the always-on mode is almost identical to the standard lock screen – the same colorful wallpaper and information-rich widgets, just dimmed.

Many people getting their hands on the new iPhones were surprised by this. In fact, some of the initial reviews suggest disabling the always-on display feature altogether because it was too distracting. It turns out, though, there’s a hidden way to try a black-and-white always-on display on your iPhone …

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iPhone 14 Stories September 21

ZAGG launches $250 coverage for iPhone 14 display repair with XTR2 screen protector

ZAGG has launched its new InvisibleShield Glass XTR2 screen protector for the iPhone 14 lineup. Along with its XTR2’s advanced anti-reflective finish and 10% increase in strength over its predecessor comes a valuable option to get up to $250 in screen repair reimbursement.

iPhone production in India will increase to around 25% of total global output by 2025, according to a new analyst report. The report suggests a similar percentage of other Apple products will be made outside China by the same year.

We’ve seen a number of signs recently that India is growing increasingly important to Apple as a second key manufacturing hub, as the company continues efforts to reduce its dependence on China …

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Last week, journalists and influencers shared their first experiences with the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro. Most all of these reviews mentioned the new Crash Detection feature, but no one actually put feature to the test for obvious reasons.

Now, a YouTuber has decided to do just that in an almost real-life scenario. The test reveals what Apple describes as a “severe car crash” and how the iPhone 14 Pro handles this situation.

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iPhone 14 Stories September 20

With the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max now widely available, the folks at Halide are out with a new update to take advantage of the new camera technologies. Halide for iOS has been updated with 48MP ProRaw support, the ability to quickly switch from 48MP to 12MP capture, manual focus for depth capture, and more.

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with another report regarding the new iPhone 14 Pro models. According to Kuo, Apple is increasing the shipment expectation of the Pro version in the second half of this year, as the company has been focusing on these models at first.

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iPhone 14 Stories September 19

At this point, we already know a lot about the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. When it comes to performance, the new devices are a bit faster than their predecessors thanks to the A16 Bionic chip. But what about 5G? Based on comparison tests conducted by SpeedSmart, the new iPhone 14 Pro models can also achieve higher 5G speeds than iPhone 13 Pro.

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iPhone 14 and 14 Pro come with the same button layout as previous models so that means taking screenshots is the same. However, with iOS 16 there’s a new “Copy and Delete” option plus we’ll look at how to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone 14.

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One of the new changes in iOS 16 exclusive to the iPhone 14 lineup is a boot chime that can play when you power on your iPhone; this is the first time Apple has offered a boot chime on the iPhone and you can enable with a few simple steps. There’s also a new chime that can be played when you shut down an iPhone 14.

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While at first it doesn’t seem like an obvious upgrade, there are a lot of reasons to update your old phone to the iPhone 14. More than just saving a few bucks, there are important upgrades compared to the previous generation.

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If you’re seeing faster battery drain than expected with iPhone 14 or 14 Pro you’re not alone. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a problem with your phone. Here’s a look at 7 tips and tricks to improve iPhone 14 battery life as well as why you might be seeing spikes in battery use.

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Apple has asked Foxconn to increase iPhone 14 Pro production by 10%, according to the latest survey by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This analysis comes after another report said that the Pro models were selling better than the regular versions.

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Although the iPhone 14 looks almost identical to the iPhone 13 on the outside, it is a different story on the inside.

As evidenced in this iFixit teardown, Apple has made it much easier to repair the back glass panel. The back glass can now be removed independently of the logic board, making repairs much cheaper. Previously, only the front glass was separably removable. And, it seems Apple is also passing this cost savings onto consumers …

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If there’s been one consensus on the iPhone 14 Pro’s new Dynamic Island, it’s that it doesn’t yet do much. The feature is clearly in its early days, and support throughout iOS 16 is a mixed bag. A new round of concepts from friend of the site Parker Ortolani imagines ways Apple could take Dynamic Island to the next level.

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Last week, a report said Samsung was expected to get more OLED panel orders for the iPhone 14 Pro series, as its rivals have had a low yield rate for the premium low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) OLED panels. Now, LG Display wants to snag some of these orders as awaits Apple’s final approval.

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While some people reported a smooth journey, a significant number of people had a terrible experience when attempting to pre-order the iPhone 14. I was one of them. (Terrible in the FWP sense, of course.)

As always, I was fully prepared for sales to go live. I had my chosen model saved in the Apple Store app, and my finger and thumb were ready to do the CMD-R dance on the website …

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iPhone 14 Stories September 18

iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max include a new Emergency SOS feature via satellite connectivity, so that users can get help even when out of cellular and Wi-Fi range. This feature launches in the United States and Canada first, starting in November.

A Reuters report this weekend indicated that the satellite features are enabled by a Qualcomm X65 modem inside the phones. An Apple statement to Reuters also said that custom Apple-designed radio frequency components and software also make the satellite feature possible.

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One of the biggest visual differentiators between the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Pro is the Dynamic Island. While the iPhone 14 models retain the classic notch cutout, the iPhone 14 Pro models have adopted a new interactive Dynamic Island replacement.

Now, reliable analyst Ross Young says that he expects Dynamic Island will come to all iPhone 15 models next year, but two other features will remain exclusive to the iPhone 15 Pro…

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