Apple sues its former chief architect
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Should have told us he was going to set up his own business

Apple is suing the former chief architect of its iPhone and iPad microprocessors, who in February quit to co-found a data-centre chip design.

Asus' two new ROG Phone II versions now available in the UK
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Ultimate Edition and STRIX Edition

Asus has prepared two more versions of its ROG Phone II gaming smartphone, the Ultimate Edition and STRIX Edition.

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 8c and 7c compute platforms
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Covers mainstream and entry-level segments

Following the success of its premium Snapdragon 8cx compute platform for always-on, always-connected devices, Qualcomm has unveiled two new Snapdragon compute platforms during the third day of its annual Snapdragon technology summit in Hawaii, the Snapdragon 8c and the Snapdragon 7c, aimed at mainstream and entry-level devices.

Flagship iPhone spies on users
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Even when it is turned off

Fruity cargo cult Apple is in the middle of another spying row after security researcher and journalist Brian Krebs noted that the flagship iPhone 11 Pro will track a user’s location, even when location settings are turned off.

Apple to remove lightning ports from iPhone
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No ports in a storm

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says there will be four new OLED iPhone models in 2020, followed by a new iPhone without a Lightning port in 2021.