The ARKit, augmented reality tool, on an iPad Pro at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

iPhone to get 3D camera upgrade in AR push by Apple, adding laser scanner with 4.5-metre range

  • The 2020 iPhone’s True Depth 3D camera will be rear-facing, unlike handset’s existing front-facing 3D camera, used for Face ID facial recognition
  • Feature could help users take photos that better capture depth; other camera improvements also planned as Apple seeks to reserve sales drop in 2018
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The ARKit, augmented reality tool, on an iPad Pro at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
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Apple’s FaceTime seen in the settings section of an iPhone’s operating system. Photo: Alamy

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime bug that let users eavesdrop on others

  • Users could listen in on people they were calling when they did not pick up and also allowed callers to see the person they were trying to reach
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Apple’s FaceTime seen in the settings section of an iPhone’s operating system. Photo: Alamy
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