Apple re-released iOS 9.3 Monday for owners of older devices. The company pulled iOS 9.3 for those devices last week after many experienced significant problems, including a problem with activating the device after the update completed. The new build is 13E237.
Pre-orders for Apple's new iPhone SE are off to a brisk start with sales already topping 3.4 million units in China. Interest in the U.S. is high, too with pre-orders showing delays only hours after Apple started sales on March 24.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks Apple has a major redesign in store for this fall's iPhone 7. He thinks the next iPhone will sport a bigger and rounded display, and that it'll have a rounded glass back, too.
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Curved glass front and back sounds like an interesting design idea that could turn out great, or be a disaster. Considering the design is coming from Apple and not Samsung, there's a chance the design—assuming it's real—will be good.
Apple has asked for a delay in a New York court involving a drug dealer's iPhone. According to Reuters, Apple filed the request on Thursday arguing that if the FBI has a way to get into the work iPhone of dead terrorist Syed Farook, it may be able to use that method to get into the iPhone of the alleged drug dealer. If so, Apple argued, "it would eliminate the need for Apple's assistance."
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Apple rolled out an updated version of iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2 Thursday afternoon to address a problem where users couldn't activate their tablet after installing. The revised iOS 9.3 installer is build 13E236.
FBI Director James Comey told reporters that "NAND mirroring" will be used to get into the work iPhone of dead terrorist Syed Farook, saying "It doesn't work."
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Apple's new iPhone SE went on sale early this morning, and if you didn't order yours right away you may need to brace yourself for a wait. Ship time are starting to slip for the most popular model—Space Gray, 64GB—which means waits for other colors may not be far behind.
Apple launched pre-orders for the company's new iPad Pro (9.7-inch) and iPhone SE just after midnight, Pacific. Both new product lines are available for pre-order on the Apple Store as of this writing—they ship on March 31st.
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