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Here are the details of everything that Apple recently announced about the “iPhone 13”, “iPad” and “Watch Series 7”



The American technology company, “Apple”, today, Tuesday, launched its usual annual event in the month of September, where it revealed new versions of its smartphone, tablet and smartwatch.

At its conference today, the company revealed the “iPhone 13” phone, the low-cost “iPad” device, along with an entirely new version under the name “Mini iPad”, along with the seventh category of the “Apple Watch” smart watch, according to CNBC. “.
The new iPads will go on sale immediately after the conference today, while the Apple Watch Series 7 will begin shipping later this fall.
Awaited iPhone

And about the announcement, which was the most anticipated at today’s conference, the company revealed a new model with a larger battery under the name “iPhone 13 Pro” and “iPhone 13 Pro Max”. Apple has branded its most advanced phones “Pro” in recent years, with a starting price of $999.

The biggest advantage between the traditional iPhone models and the Pro models is that the latter has three rear cameras.

As for traditional models, Apple said that the iPhone 13 will have a smaller notch for the front camera at the top of the screen, as well as larger batteries that provide the devices between 1.5 and 2.5 hours of battery life more than last year’s models. According to the device size.

Other than that, the new phone mostly has the same design as last year with new camera modules arranged diagonally.

Apple said that one of the cameras is a wide-angle lens of 12 megapixels, with a large sensor that captures 50% more light. The other lens is an ultra-wide lens.

One of the camera’s improvements is the new Cinema Mode that can lock focus on a moving subject. According to the company, the phone has a brighter screen, and comes in two sizes, 5.4 inches and 6.1 inches, and five colors.

The phone is equipped with a new Apple-designed chip that operates it, which the company calls the A15 Bionic, and it contains six cores and a specialized part to run artificial intelligence algorithms.

Like last year’s model, this year’s iPhones will have the ability to connect to the 5G network, and the company says it is working with carriers in 60 countries.

The company said the price of the “iPhone 13 mini” is $ 699, while the price of the “iPhone 13” is $ 799, the same prices as last year, and the devices now start with 128 GB of storage space, an increase from last year.
The new iPad

In the event, which was watched by more than two million people via live broadcasts on the Internet, CEO Tim Cook revealed a new version of the iPad tablet computer.

It came with a faster A13 processor, a better 12-megapixel front camera, to improve video calls, and a wider lens to capture more people in one scene, which also makes the LTE wireless experience better.

The computer costs $329 with 64GB of storage, and that’s extra storage but the same price as before. It will go on sale next week.

Apple also announced the all-new iPad mini, which has a smaller 8.3-inch screen, is designed using a new, simpler language, has smaller bezels, a 12-megapixel rear camera and stereo speakers.

The fingerprint sensor is integrated into the top button, which turns the screen on and off, and uses a USB-C connector instead of the company’s traditional connector. It starts at $499 and hits stores next week.
New Apple Watch

The biggest change in the “Series 7” watch is actually larger, the screen, increasing in size to 41 mm and 45 mm, with a thicker glass surface, with smaller bezels, according to The Verge.

The functional advantage is to provide more space on the screen for larger icons, and the company says that the user can see more information on the screen along with more internal shapes of the watch.

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Besides the screen changes, the new model has a range of the usual improvements, such as faster charging, improved durability, new drills, and additional colours. But even with all that, the design looks conservative and not a radical departure from the previous versions.

At the same time, the 2020 Series 6 is still a smartwatch with amazing capability, and it has been on huge discounts for months, which analysts believe makes it an ideal choice for many.

While the price of the Apple Watch Series 7 starts at $399, with the need to wait for it to start shipping or go on the market and buy it directly, the Series 6 can be purchased in the United States at prices ranging from $319 to $349.
New features in iPhone 13

Apple has prepared a number of new things for the first time for iPhone lovers, the most prominent of which came, according to what was monitored by the specialized technical website “The Verge” as follows
1. Smaller design

“Apple” provided two phones in relatively smaller models in the “iPhone 13” and “iPhone 13 mini” versions, which are characterized by smaller sizes and smaller diagonal camera groups with a new “A15 Bionic” chip, an improved dual camera system on the back, and a battery life longer than iPhone 12 phone.
2. High refresh screen

For the first time, Apple provided a screen in my “iPhone 13 Pro” and “iPhone 13 Pro Max” phones with a high refresh rate for the first time appearing on “iPhone” phones at a rate of 120 Hz.

Apple also provided the two phones with a stainless steel strip on both sides with an exceptional matte finish on the back.

3 . cinematic mode

The new iPhones have added a cinematic mode to video and photo shooting modes, called Cinematic Mode, which applies a Portrait-style blur to the background.
4. Fitness

Apple announced some upcoming updates in the “Fitness Plus” system, which includes services for special exercises and after meditation exercises, which appear for the first time on “iPhone” devices, and can also link to the new “Apple Watch 7” watch.
5. Major updates

The new “iPhone” phones will include a number of major updates that will be present in the new “iOS 15” operating system, which will be supported in all “iPhone 13” phones.

Apple is scheduled to officially release the iOS 15 operating system for all iPhone phones, starting from September 20.


“Nokia” continues to “Nostalgia” phones with a new “surprise”.



Nokia has announced the launch of one of its classic mobile phones, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its first launch in Britain.

The manufacturer of Nokia phones, HMD Global, said that the phone will have the original and distinctive silhouette of the classic Nokia 6310, while retaining the advantage of long battery life.
One of the new phone surprises is that it will be accompanied by a copy of the famous “snake” game in the classic “Nokia” phones from the nineties of the last century.

There will be “minor changes” to mark 20 years of the phone’s technological development, including larger buttons and an enlarged menu for easier reading, and this includes a larger 2.8-inch screen with a quality of 320 x 240 pixels, compared to the 1.8-inch screen with 120 x 160 pixels found in the version. The original FM radio antenna.

The company “Nokia” said in a statement that this “nostalgia” (nostalgia) makes the “Nokia 6310” makes the new an ideal revitalizer, and that the new phone has been “updated and reinvented” to suit modern needs.

The Nokia 6310 is on sale in the UK at a price of $82.

The Nokia 6310 phone was launched for the first time in 2001, after that an updated version of it was launched, the Nokia 6310i in 2002, until its production was discontinued in 2005 with the release of the Nokia 6230 and other phones.

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China launches second crewed mission to build space station




China on Saturday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts — two men and one woman — to the core module of a future space station where they will live and work for six months, the longest orbit for Chinese astronauts.

A Long March-2F rocket carrying the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft, which means “Divine Vessel,” blasted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwestern province of Gansu at 12:23 a.m. (1623 GMT on Friday).

A picture from the China's Tianhe space station shows the Shenzhou-13 preparing to dock on Oct. 16, 2021. (Tian Dingyu/Xinhua via AP)

The vessel successfully docked to the port of the space station on at 6:56 a.m. (2156 GMT), and the astronauts entered the space station’s core module at 10:03 a.m., the China Manned Space Agency said.

China began constructing the space station in April with the launch of Tianhe — the first and largest of the station’s three modules. Slightly bigger than a city bus, Tianhe will be the living quarters of the completed space station.

Shenzhou-13 is the second of four crewed missions needed to complete the space station by the end of 2022. During the first crewed mission… that concluded in September, three other astronauts stayed on Tianhe for 90 days.

In the latest mission, astronauts will carry out tests of the key technologies and robotics on Tianhe needed to assemble the space station, verify onboard life support systems and conduct a host of scientific experiments.

In this combination of screen images captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Oct. 16, 2021, China's Shenzhou-13 crewed spaceship is shown docking with the radial port of the Tianhe space station. (Xinhua via AP)

The mission commander is Zhai Zhigang, 55, from China’s first batch of astronaut trainees in the late 1990s. Born to a rural family with six children, Zhai carried out China’s first spacewalk in 2008. Shenzhou-13 was his second space mission.

“The most challenging task will be the long-term stay in orbit for six months,” Zhai told a news conference on Thursday. “It will exact higher demands (on us), both physically and psychologically.”

He was accompanied by Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, both 41.

Wang, also born to a rural family, is known among colleagues for her tenacity. The former air force pilot first traveled to space in 2013, to Tiangong-1, a prototype space lab.

She is China’s second female astronaut in space, following Liu Yang in 2012.

Shenzhou-13 is the first space mission for the third astronaut, Ye.

After the crew returns to Earth in April, China plans to deploy six more missions, including deliveries of the second and third space station modules and two final crewed missions.

China, barred by US law from working with NASA and by extension on the International Space Station (ISS), has spent the past decade developing technologies to build its own.

With the ISS set to retire in a few years, China’s space station will become the only one in Earth’s orbit.

China’s space program has come far since late leader Mao Zedong lamented that the country could not even launch a potato into space. China became the third country to put a man in space with its own rocket, in October 2003, following the former Soviet Union and the United States.

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Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China




Microsoft is shutting down its LinkedIn service in China later this year after Internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to lessen its ties to the country.

The company said in a blog post Thursday it has faced a “significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China.”

LinkedIn will replace its localized platform in China with a new app called InJobs that has some of LinkedIn’s career-networking features but “will not include a social feed or the ability to share posts or articles.”

LinkedIn in March said it would pause new member sign-ups on LinkedIn China because of unspecified regulatory issues. China’s Internet watchdog in May said it had found LinkedIn as well as Microsoft’s Bing search engine and about 100 other apps were engaged in improper collection and use of data and ordered them to fix the problem.

Several scholars this year also reported getting warning letters from LinkedIn that they were sharing “prohibited content” that would not be made viewable in China but could still be seen by LinkedIn users elsewhere.

In 2014, LinkedIn launched a site in simplified Chinese, the written characters used on the mainland, to expand its reach in the country. It said at the time that expanding in China raises “difficult questions” because it will be required to censor content, but that it would be clear about how it conducts business in China and undertake “extensive measures” to protect members’ rights and data.

Microsoft bought LinkedIn in 2016.

Google pulled its search engine out of mainland China in 2010 after the government began censoring search results and videos on YouTube.

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