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Kuo predicts iPhone growth
Ming Chi is thinks that the iPhone 11 and a possible upcoming replacement to the iPhone SE could drive iPhone shipments up in the first quarter of 2020
He expects shipments to grow around 10 percent year over year in Q1
iPhone 11 replacement demand seems to be a big driving force and iPhone demand should be driven further if Apple does launch a smaller more affordable iPhone as an SE replacement.
He expects the SE2 to have a similar form factor design and specifications like the iPhone 8, with a faster A13 chip and 3GB of RAM.
So it may not be smaller. Kuo says the driving force is lower cost, not smaller screen size.
Kuo also said next years iPad refresh will likely have 3D time of flight cameras, as are also expected in the 2020 iPhones
It's believed that this years iPad Pro updates, expected this month, will adopt the triple lens camera system of this years iPhone 11 Pros, so this could signal a new trend.
He thinks Apple will do a full MacBook line refresh in the second quarter of 2020 bringing an updated "scissor-switch" keyboard design
This is the same designed rumored for a 16-inch version of the MacBook Pro expected to also be announced this month.
We've also heard rumors that the 16-inch might have a 96W power adapter. A bump up from the 15-inches current 87W adapter.
Now not so surprising that Apple's Pro Display XDR is capable of offering up to 96W of power through it's Thunderbolt 3 ports
Finally, he's also predicting that Apple will collaborate with ‘third-party brands’ to launch it's AR headset accessory for iPhone in the second quarter of next year.
AR headset references have been seen in version of iOS 13
Designs and exactly what the accessories will look like are up to debate.
New animation discovered by Guilherme Rambo in iOS 13.2 beta 2 that seems to show how you'd control the noise cancellation feature in the next AirPods.
Apple Card security
A 9to5Mac reader shared an incident where he had a fraudulent transaction on his Apple Card
The purchase was made with a physical card
The purchase location appeared to be "faked"
Remember, it's still a card WITH a magstripe so it can be skimmed.
Should see the purchases pop-up and get alerts
Use Apple Pay or "dip" when you can.
Apple Card offers disaster relief to some customers
Went out to users in Texas impacted by the flooding
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Robin discovered that when you make a payment from your bank, via the Wallet, that transaction can take 7 business days or longer to post
I contacted Chase support and they confirmed this
Said, if you're making a full payment on the due date, and as long as the payment goes through, you will incur any interest.
Apple leaks Sleep app
The App Store for Apple Watch had a listing for Apple's Alarms app that showed a screenshot with a wake-up alarm.
The screenshot said, "Set your bedtime and wake up in the Sleep app"
Apple of course replaced the screenshot after this story broke.
We've heard Apple is developing sleep tracking and a sleep app for Apple Watch, but nothing has been announced yet.
The sleep track would have "Time in Bed tracking"
Also the ability to track the quality of sleep and have a silent wake up with the Taptic engine.
It's also believed it would have a dedicated watch face.
Several years back the also bought the sleep tracking company Beddit.
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Feedback, commentary, opinions
Some follow-up items
App Store Updates
I mentioned it being a bit tricker to get to these under iOS 13 as they appear under your account now instead of in the "Updates" tab (replaced by Arcade)
Ian pointed out that Taptic Touch (3D Touch) offers a quick access
Tap and hold the App Store icon to enable the menu
Tap, or slide, to 'Updates'
Matt also pointed out that there is a "Pull to Refresh" feature.
Also, no one is mentioning much how valuable space and useful functionality is now being consumed by "offers"
Well, I talked a little bit when I discussed my frustration with the TV app.
Some info from Stephen
Photos, album sharing
I still think I want a Family Shared Library, but Daniel pointed out that you can use "Shared" Photos
Settings > [Your name] > iCloud > Photos, turn on Shared Albums
Create a new Shared album and invite people
You can allow other to post to the album
Photos all sync.
If you have Family Sharing enabled I believe it'll set up a Shared Family album for you and your Family Members
Shared Albums are stored in iCloud, but do not count against your iCloud storage limit.
You can have up to 5000 photos and videos in a Shared Album.
My macOS Catalina Upgrade
I jumped on board day one which I almost never do
Backup, backup, backup
Checked and verified my CCC and Time Machine backups