Apple’s new family of iPhone models has got everybody talking, with a launch date for the new iPhone 12 Pro expected in September, this year. Review site PocketLint expects multiple new features for the family of phones. Will this be the year that Apple steps into the crypto phone space to rival leading competitor, Samsung? 

iPhones Could Go Crypto
The big question remains: will Apple take the crypto leap? The iPhone surely can host mobile wallets, which are a basic approach to cryptocurrency. But the devices have aimed to protect themselves from other crypto-related activities.
Early on, Apple discouraged phone-based mining. The Apple Store is also a custodian of popularity, with the potential to stop the distribution of crypto-related apps. But there is one feature in the Apple developer pack which hints at Apple warming up to private-public key cryptography.
Apple Features Crypto Kit, Private Key Hardware Storage
Apple Crypto Kit is a built-in feature offering basic key operations. While this approach goes beyond blockchains…

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