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This week: we’ve got more leaked iPhone 15 features, Apple’s plans for their new “Watch X” Apple watch redesign, Face ID coming to Macs, and this week’s other best Apple news!

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This week's stories

Erfon: New evidence points to high-speed Thunderbolt connector in iPhone 15

  • A new leak adds weight to a previous report that the iPhone 15 series will support Thunderbolt. If true, this will allow their USB-C ports to transfer files, updates and other data at up to 40 Gbps.


Erfon: iPhone 15 could support faster 35W charging speeds

  • A report based on industry sources claims the iPhone 15 will support peak charging speeds of 35W. The rumored switch from Lightning to USB-C on 2023 iPhones might have a role to play in this upgrade.

iPhone 14 Pro users complain of major drops in battery health and capacity after less than a year


Apple’s MagSafe fuels new Qi2 wireless charging standard


Apple ‘Watch X’ with new design might arrive in 2024

  • In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Mark Gurman spills the beans on the Apple Watch X. He thinks the revamped smartwatch could launch in 2024 or 2025. It reportedly will feature a thinner watch casing.


Apple hasn’t given up on Face ID for MacBooks

  • Apple just received a patent that covers building Face ID into a MacBook.


Clean your filthy Apple Watch bands, people

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