• How to turn off Apple's location-tracking U1 chip in iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models

    1 month ago - By Pocket-lint

    Apple's iPhone 11 models and iPhone 12 models feature a U1 chip - or ultra wideband chip - that allows them to precisely locate and communicate with other U1-equipped devices. The chip also offers improved spatial awareness. It is possible to disable the U1 chip however. Here is what the U1 chip can do, why you might want to disable it and how to disable it on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models. What can Apple's U1 chip do? The U1 is a chip by Apple that allows some of its more recent iPhone models to detect its exact position relative to other devices in the same room. The U1 joins other...
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  • The iPhone 12 magnets might interfere with pacemakers, Apple warns

    The iPhone 12 magnets might interfere with pacemakers, Apple warns

    1 month ago - By GSMArena

    Apple has updated a support document for the iPhone 12 lineup, saying they may cause electromagnetic interference with medical devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators.
    The company added that the iPhone and any Magsafe accessories should stay at least six inches from the medical devices or twice the distance if the devices are wirelessly charging.
    Apple has emphasized that all accessories contain radios and their magnets and electromagnetic fields might interfere with the devices. While iPhone 12 models contain more magnets...
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  • We're about to learn if Apple's iPhone 12 is a smash hit - CNET

    We're about to learn if Apple's iPhone 12 is a smash hit - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    The tech giant's latest iPhones launched later than normal last year, and backorders piled up. Now we learn what that means for Apple.
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  • Apple iPhone 12 might interfere with implanted pacemakers and defibrillators

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    With the iPhone 12 series, Apple introduced the new MagSafe accessory ecosystem. MagSafe involves magnets in both iPhone and the compatible accessory. Because of this, iPhone 12 series contain more magnets than any previous iPhone modes. Apple has now posted a support article warning users that iPhone 12 series might interfere with medical devices such...
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