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Midweek news bites – how Coronavirus is affecting Apple

Plenty of Apple, iPhone, and iPad news gets released each week – but we know you’re busy, so we’ve got your back. Here, we’ve picked out some of the most notable things you should know from the past few days and summarized them for easy digestion. You’re welcome.

Let’s take a quickfire look at some of the most interesting recent headlines. As ever, click through to read the full stories if you want to know more!

Apple rumored to release trackpad for iPad

Last year, Apple added mouse and trackpad support in a limited fashion for accessibility purposes. Could this be the year it fully embraces cursor control?

WhatsApp finally adds Dark Mode support

Dark Mode was one of the best additions with iOS 13 last year, but WhatsApp has been slow to make its popular messaging app compatible. Now it’s finally here!

iPhone production won’t improve until Q2 2020

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects the Coronavirus-related delays at Apple manufacturing plants in China to continue to affect iPhone production.

Analyst predicts iPhone ‘supercycle’ in 2020

Despite the Coronavirus concerns, analyst Dan Ives has predicted a huge year for Apple fueled by a “perfect storm of demand” for upgrades.

Apple restricts employee travel to South Korea and Italy

In an effort to cut risk, Apple employees are no longer allowed to visit the countries hit hard by the Coronavirus outbreak.