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Verizon’s iPhone 12 deals include free phones for switchers, upgrade discounts

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Verizon is offering iPhone 12 discount if you meet the right criteria. 


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Looking for the new iPhone 12 on Verizon? The carrier has some deals if you meet the right criteria. 

Fresh off of the announcement that it has turned on its new 5G nationwide network, the nation’s largest carrier on Tuesday announced its deals for Apple’s latest iPhones. As with prior years, those who are switching to Verizon will be able to get an iPhone 12 for free when they trade-in “select” phones and sign up for either a Do More, Play More or Get More unlimited plan. 


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Gadget Guard Offers Unbreakable Strength and Unrivaled Protection for iPhone 12 Models – Press Release

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NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah–(Business Wire)–The world is finally getting a look at the next generation of iPhones and customers can now order Gadget Guard screen protectors in time to protect their new devices. For a limited time, those who buy the Black Ice screen protectors will get 50% off all other accessories.

Gadget Guard’s improved Black Ice Flex screen protectors are available for all new models Apple announced yesterday – iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

The Black Ice Flex for iPhone 12 is infused with an EPA registered additive that extends the life of the screen protector by inhibiting microbe growth that could cause staining or surface deterioration.

The protectors may also be purchased with up to $250 in device screen insurance. A Privacy Edition is also available to protect your sensitive on-screen data. The Privacy Edition allows users to keep others

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iPhone 12 series comparison: Which one would you buy?

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Apple went all out today with its big iPhone 12 series reveal. The company announced four different iPhone 12 models, ranging from a small version to the largest iPhone ever. So we figured we would offer up an iPhone 12 series comparison.

With four different versions, Apple decided to make the iPhone 12 launch similar to what Samsung has done with its Galaxy S line. Let’s take a look at all the iPhone 12 models.

Read more: Everything you need to know about the iPhone 12 series

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini specs

  iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 12
Display 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED
2,340 x 1,080 resolution
HDR, True Tone
Wide color (P3)
2,000,000:1 contrast ratio
625 nits max brightness (typical); 1200 nits max brightness (HDR)
Ceramic Shield front
6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED
2,532 x 1,170 resolution
HDR, True Tone
Wide color (P3)
2,000,000:1 contrast ratio
625
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Apple’s Intercom Feature Works on iPhone, iPad, HomePod, Apple Watch, AirPods, and CarPlay

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During the unveiling of HomePod mini at Tuesday’s Apple event, Apple introduced an upcoming new feature called Intercom that works across all Apple devices with the exception, it would seem, of Mac.


Intercom will enable family members to communicate with each other wherever they are in the home, with the ability to send and receive spoken messages via HomePod speakers. If a family member is in the garden or away from home, they can still use Intercom on their iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and even CarPlay. Apple explains:

A new Intercom feature offers a quick and easy way for family members to connect with each other at home. One person can send an Intercom message from one ‌HomePod‌ to another — whether in a different room, a specific zone, or multiple rooms throughout the home — and their voice will automatically play on the designated ‌HomePod‌ speaker. Intercom works with

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iPhone 12 Lineup’s mmWave 5G Support Limited to the United States

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As expected, the entire iPhone 12 lineup is compatible with faster 5G networks, but Apple’s website confirms that support for high-frequency mmWave bands is limited to models sold in the United States. This includes compatibility with Verizon’s new 5G Ultra Wideband network, which as of today is available in 55 cities across the country.


mmWave is supported on all iPhone 12 models sold in the United States, ranging from the iPhone 12 mini to the iPhone 12 Pro Max. iPhone 12 models sold in all other countries and regions are limited to sub-6GHz bands for 5G.

mmWave is a set of 5G frequencies that promise ultra-fast speeds at short distances, making it best suited for dense urban areas. By comparison, sub-6GHz 5G is generally slower than mmWave, but the signals travel further, better serving suburban and rural areas. In most countries that offer 5G, sub-6GHz networks are more common.

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Apple iPhone 12 to launch without wired earbuds, wall charger in box

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  • Apple’s iPhone 12 will not come with wired headphones in the box, nor will it come with a wall charger.
  • It will come with a USB C to Lightning cable, however.
  • The company made the announcement when unveiling its iPhone 12 lineup on Tuesday, and attributed the removal to environmental concerns.
  • The omission comes as Apple’s wireless AirPods have exploded in popularity in recent years, and the company moves to make its packaging more sustainable.
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Apple will no longer include its wired EarPod headphones in the box with its new iPhones, starting with the iPhone 12.

The company is also removing the wall charger from the iPhone’s box. Apple will include a USB-C to Lightning cable, however, which can be plugged into a computer or adapter for charging.

Apple executive Lisa Jackson announced the change Tuesday afternoon after announcing its new smartphone lineup.

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Only 10% of analyst’s survey respondents plan to buy an ‘iPhone 12’ in 2020

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A new Piper Sandler survey indicates that only 10% of respondents plan to buy a new “iPhone 12” model in fall or winter 2020, suggesting that consumers are “hunkering down” heading into the launch.

In a research note seen by AppleInsider, lead analyst Harsh Kumar details the results of a survey of about 1,000 Americans that the investment bank conducted in late September 2020.

Per the results, only about 10% of that number said that they expect to buy a new iPhone or upgrade to a 5G-equipped “iPhone 12” model in the latter half of 2020. As Kumar notes, that’s well below a previous survey that suggested 23% of respondents planned to upgrade but may be attributable to the global coronavirus health crisis.

“We are a bit surprised by the lower than expected demand given the cellular transition, but the global pandemic may be putting pressure on spending patterns

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Apple Ending Key Source of iPhone E-Waste: Headphones, Chargers

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It’s Apple Day, and for once, I don’t have to take on the usual role of climate journalists completely raining on the parade of people hypebeasting the new iPhone.

I mean, look, of course you should run your old iPhone into the ground instead of buying a new one if you value a habitable planet and not foisting your conspicuous consumption habits onto the backs of poor communities tasked with mining the metals and constructing a new phone you don’t need while dealing with the waste created by you getting rid of your old but perfectly good phone, you monstrous bastard. But if you actually need a new phone and order the iPhone 12, you’ll be getting a lighter ethical load than usual.

The company announced it will no longer ship iPhones with headphones or wall chargers. To which I say, thank the lord. This is like the lowest of

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League Of Legends: Wild Rift Releases For iOS This Year, Uses iPhone 12 A14 Chip And 5G

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Riot Games appeared on stage during Apple’s iPhone 12 event to announce that League of Legends: Wild Rift will arrive on iPhone devices later this year. The mobile adaptation of the wildly popular MOBA League of Legends comes at a time when another hit multiplayer game–Fortnite–remains unavailable on iOS devices.

An official release date for League of Legends: Wild Rift was not confirmed; we just know it will release sometime in 2020. The announcement was made while Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 12, the company’s latest flagship phone. The exact phones that support Wild Rift were not shared, but we do know it’ll take advantage of the iPhone 12’s new A14 Bionic chip and 5G functionality. How exactly it will utilize the new chip was not shared in great detail, but Riot touted the “fast speeds” that the new line of iPhones will allow for when playing Wild Rift.

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A Look At Apple’s 5G IPhone Lineup

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Apple’s four new iPhones announced Tuesday will be 5G capable of connecting to the fast new wireless networks which are being upgraded worldwide.

Apple’s release comes after testing its 5G usage with more than 100 wireless carriers around the world. Here is a look at the devices:

The iPhone 12 is the successor to the top-selling iPhone 11 launched last year and has a display of 6.1 inches. At a starting price of $799, it will be available October 23 in more than 30 countries.

The handset will be powered by Apple’s own A14 Bionic processor with a dual-camera, using what the company called “computational photography,” or digital technology to get the best images in all conditions.

Apple said the IPhone 12 will use a “smart data mode” that will assess 5G needs and balance speed and battery life automatically.

Apple calls the iPhone 12 mini “the smallest, thinnest, and

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