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The Apple Watch Series 1 debuted in 2016, alongside the higher-end Apple Watch Series 2.

When Apple released the iPhone X a year ago, it was widely considered the best smartphone the company had ever made, marking a major step forward with features like Face ID and a high-end camera to rival the Huawei P20 Pro and the Google Pixel 2.

In the hand Gareth notes that it feels as an iPhone should, with curved edges, two speaker grilles at the bottom, and a glass back, but that it feels noticeably chunkier than the more expensive XS and XS Max handsets.

New iPhone XS Max caseThe new Moment Photo Cases for iPhone XS, XR and XS Max Photo: Moment If you got your eye on the iPhone XS, the new case should work with it. But it's not much of a surprise - when Apple announced its new smartwatch operating system in June, the Edition and original Apple Watch were not included in the list of devices eligible for the update. But beware that if you're planning to buy an iPhone 8, it won't come with a dongle, either. The iPhone XR surprisingly includes numerous same capabilities as the iPhone XS, with the most significant differences being the LCD display and a single-lens camera system.

Most Americans support National Football League players' right to kneel
President Trump fanned the flames of the controversy a year ago during a campaign speech for then Alabama Senator Luther Strange. Strahan went on to explain that Kaepernick's protest isn't about the National Anthem or the flag, as many critics have argued.

Many were slow to adapt to the dongle when Apple first debuted the annoying accessory, claiming it was a design failure and an inconvenience to the consumer.

Until it was killed off on Wednesday, the iPhone SE had been a rare budget-conscious device from Apple, priced at $US350.

The first phone to introduce the dongle was the iPhone 7, in which the 3.5mm headphone jack was ditched in favor of the proprietary Lightning cable.

Aluminum vs. steel: Stainless steel sides hug the pricier iPhones, but the iPhone XR is made with an aluminum frame, like many other phones on the market.

Turkey central bank hikes policy rate by 625 basis points
The bank said it was hiking its main interest rate by 625 basis points to 24 per cent, double the market consensus for the raise. The lira reacted strongly to the decision, rising by five per cent in value to 6.0 lira to the USA dollar.

The iPhone X was unveiled only a year ago and it went on sale in November 2017.

The year-old phone was Apple's flagship product last year, and it was warmly received by critics. And yet, it's been relegated to the scrap heap of history.

The starting price of the new iPhone XS, the successor to the iPhone X, is the same as the iPhone X's: $999.

Canada Ready to Allow US Dairy Access in NAFTA Talks
The dairy system, or supply management as it is known, falls outside of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). Trudeau and his ministers will hold a caucus retreat in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to plot their strategy.

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