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Apple Watch Series 4 finally gets ECG feature but you can’t use it in Malaysia

One of the best features of the new Apple Watch Series 4 is its ability to take ECG (electrocardiogram) readings directly from your wrist. This could be a life saving feature as it can detect signs of atrial fibrillation. 

When the new Watch went on sale, the ECG feature wasn’t available out of the box. Now Apple has pushed its new watchOS 5.1.2 update which enables the ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification. 

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iPhone XR’s camera is better than the Pixel 2 and iPhone X according to DxOMark

iPhone XR DxOMark

Smartphone makers these days are pushing for more cameras to be fitted on the back of the phone. When Apple announced the iPhone XR, it came with a single camera instead of two like its more expensive iPhone XS and XS Max. Are you really losing out for having just one camera? 

According to DxOMark Mobile, the iPhone XR is the best single-camera smartphone at the moment. It even beats other flagship contenders like the Galaxy S9+, Xiaomi Mi 8, Pixel 2 and even the iPhone X.

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iPhone XR gets haptic touch notification preview with iOS 12.1.1 update

iOS 12.1.1

The iPhone XR is currently the best selling iPhone at the moment but it’s also the only new iPhone that lacks 3D touch. Instead, it comes with Haptic Touch which isn’t pressure-sensitive but it gives a haptic feedback when you perform long-presses. 

To bridge the gap between haptic touch and 3D touch, Apple is enabling notification preview on the iPhone XR with the latest iOS 12.1.1 update which is rolling out now to all supported iOS devices.

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Malaysian arrested for making false police reports so that he can upgrade his iPhone yearly

According to a recent report, a 34-year-old marketing manager from Bukit Mertajam was arrested for making false insurance claims every year. It appears that he had constantly reported having his iPhone stolen or missing but this time, his luck had run out. It’s like the sayingsepandaipandai tupai melompat, akhirnya jatuh ke tanah juga.

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iPhone XR and iPhone XS not selling as well as expected despite the upcoming holiday season

Demand for iPhone XR and iPhone XS continue to be weak despite the upcoming holiday season. As a result, Apple had to reduce the volume of component orders for the two models.

This has caused a domino effect down the supply chain as industry sources indicate a number of Apple’s suppliers (many of which are from Taiwan) have had to revise their earnings report. Some even had to lay off staff to cope with the lower than expected orders.

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