Technology Last Night This Morning 0919: Apple releases the official version of iOS 17, Unity will change the “operating fee” policy, Apple announces the maintenance cost of iPhone 15 series models

“Technology Last Night and This Morning” time, hello everyone, it is Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Today’s important technology information is:

1. Apple’s official website announced the repair costs for iPhone 15 series models, and the price of Pro/Max backplanes has been reduced by more than 50%.

iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 The Pro Max features a more repairable internal design, with a redesigned frame that allows for easier removal of the back glass panel, a design that was introduced last year iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plusnow expanded to Pro and Pro Max models.

Apple China official website announced iPhone The repair costs for the 15 series include only 1,298 yuan and 1,548 yuan for damage to the back glass of iPhone 15 Pro / Pro Max. In comparison, the cost of iPhone 14 Pro/Pro Max is 3598 yuan and 3998 yuan. >> View details

2. Unity’s latest response: We deeply apologize and will change the “running fee” policy

Unity’s latest response to the charging policy on Changes will be made to the policy. We will share an update in a few days.”

According to previous reports, in “Unity charging model and supporting service updates“In the article, Unity announced that starting from January 1, 2024, it will introduce new Unity Runtime fees (commonly known as “running fees”) based on the number of game installations, with a minimum of US$0.005 per download and a maximum of US$0.2 >> View Details

3. Apple iPhone 15/Pro mobile phone USB-C interface supports 4.5W reverse charging and up to USB 3.2 Gen 2 data transfer speed

Apple recently released a support document that mentions the USB-C interface and other details on iPhone 15 mobile phone models. IT House learned from the support document that Apple stated that all iPhone 15 series phones can charge the Apple Watch, AirPods charging box, or any accessory connected to the USB-C port with a power of 4.5W. >> View details

4. After updating Hongmeng version, it is reported that the 12-thread processor of Huawei Mate 60 Pro has been fully unlocked

Some time ago, according to feedback from many IT House netizens, the Huawei Mate 60 Pro mobile phone has recently received an update with version number, but the update content is only “optimizing system stability in some scenarios.”

After the upgrade, many netizens said that the main camera has improved in taking pictures. But the point doesn’t end there. Some netizens posted on Weibo that apps such as AnTuTu and Device Information identified the phone’s CPU core number as 12 cores. According to previous reviews from Geek Bay, the Kirin 9000s processor is confirmed to adopt a hyper-threading design, with 8 cores and 12 threads, and the testing tools have been adapted. >> View details

5. Narrower than Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro Max. It is reported that the chin of Xiaomi Mi 14/Pro phone is only 1.0-1.3mm wide.

Kartikey Singh, a digital blogger active overseas, released some new information about Xiaomi Mi 14 last night. This time he revealed the width of the phone’s lower bezel (commonly known as the chin). It claims that the Xiaomi Mi 14 chin is 1.3mm wide, while the Xiaomi Mi 14 Pro chin is only 1.0mm wide. >> View details

6. Domestic lithography machine factory lands in Xiongan?China Electronics Institute: This is the Beijing High Energy Synchrotron Radiation Source

Recently, a piece of news has been widely circulated on major video platforms, saying that Tsinghua University’s EUV project has made ASML’s lithography machine huge and localized the lithography machine. It also stated that this project has been implemented in Xiongan New Area.

In this regard, China Electronics Engineering Design Institute Co., Ltd. issued a statement on the afternoon of September 18,It is said that this project is not a domestic lithography machine factory as reported online, but the Beijing High Energy Synchrotron Radiation Source Project (HEPS).

According to reports, the Beijing High-Energy Synchrotron Radiation Light Source Project is located on the bank of Yanqi Lake in Huairou, Beijing. It is a major scientific and technological infrastructure for the country’s “13th Five-Year Plan”. It is my country’s first high-energy synchrotron radiation light source and the brightest fourth-generation synchrotron radiation light source in the world. One of the radiation sources. The project started construction as early as 2019 and will be put into use by the end of 2025. >> View details

7. After nearly 20 years at Microsoft, Panos Panay, the head of Windows and Surface, will resign.

Microsoft announced to employees on Monday that Panos Panay, the product director responsible for Windows development and the Surface product line, will leave Microsoft.

Panos Panay joined Microsoft in 2004 as a team project manager.After leading the Surface product line, Panos Panay became Microsoft’s product director in 2018, responsible for Windows 11 development. In 2021, Panay was promoted to executive vice president of Microsoft and became a member of the top leadership team that directly advises Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. >> View details

8. Domestic manufacturers started testing the radiation of iPhone 12 mobile phones, and Apple said it complied with the standards.

According to a report on Sunday by the Science and Technology Innovation Board Daily, the recent radiation problem of Apple iPhones has attracted the attention of regulatory agencies in many countries around the world. In the past two days, domestic electromagnetic shielding product manufacturer-Beijing Shuihua Qingyang Technology Co., Ltd. Posted three iPhone electromagnetic radiation test videos on its official Douyin account “Radiation Protection Technology”.

These videos are for iPhone 6 Plus,iPhone SE,iPhone XS/Max, iPhone 12/Pro,iPhone 13/14 Pro and other new and old models were tested.The test results show that in addition to iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE and iPhone 14 Pro, the radiation values ​​of other models exceed the current standard of 40uw/cm2. >> View details

9. It is reported that Apple’s ordinary A17 chip will use TSMC’s N3E process, which is lower in cost than A17 Pro’s N3B.

According to @手机客户端人, the SoC used in next year’s two basic versions of iPhone 16 is called A17 and is based on the N3E process. It is different from the N3B process used in the current iPhone 15 Pro series equipped with the A17 Pro chip, and its cost will be lower. >> View details

10. Li Bin: NIO’s mobile phone is the first mobile phone designed for cars and does not need to rely on advertising to make money.

During the 2023 Munich Auto Show, Li Bin revealed in an interview that the NIO mobile phone is not only a high-end flagship phone, but also a mobile phone with a very “NIO design style”. Although it may be difficult to innovate in terms of screen, the entire ID will still have a more NIO style. In addition, he also said that he believes that the NIO mobile phone is “the world’s first mobile phone truly designed for cars.”

As for the outstanding performance of NIO’s mobile phones in terms of functions, Li Bin said that don’t expect too high for the first model. He believes that the basic experience of the product must be done first, including basic experiences such as power saving, stability, and smooth operation. Li Bin said that Weilai mobile phones do not need to make money from advertising, nor will they make money from advertising. There is a lot of room for optimization in this area. >> View details

11. It is reported that the Xiaomi Redmi Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 prototype uses a metal middle frame and is IP68 dustproof and waterproof.

Blogger @digitalchatstation broke the news on September 18 that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 / Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 prototype is equipped with a stand-free 2K ultra-narrow straight screen, which makes up for the shortcomings of telephoto in terms of imaging, but is not equipped with wireless charging. Regarding the waterproof issue that netizens are concerned about, the blogger said that Redmi’s short-term goal is to popularize IP68 dustproof and waterproof. >> View details

12. Apple releases the official version of iOS 17: updates FaceTime calls, introduces “standby display”, enhances airdrop, etc.

Apple pushed the official version of iOS 17 in full in the early morning of September 19. Its internal version number is the same as the RC version last week, both 21A329. iOS 17 brings major updates to Phone, Messages, and FaceTime, giving you new ways to express yourself during communication. “Standby Display” brings a new full-screen experience to placing the iPhone horizontally while charging. Information can be seen at a glance without getting close. >> View details

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