Tag: iPhone

NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access

Shortly after smaller rival Softbank said that it is accelerating its Japanese 5G network deployment by two years, targeting 60% population coverage by 2023, top carrier NTT Docomo confirmed that it’s also pushing up its 5G rollout plans. It now plans to have 5G base stations in all 47 Japanese prefectures by the end of […]

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IPhone 11 and 11 Pro Review: Thinking Differently in the Golden Age of Smartphones

Over more than a decade of writing about technology, reviewing a new iPhone has long been one of my simplest assignments. Year after year, the formula was this: I tested the most important new features of Apple’s latest smartphone and assessed whether they were useful. Assuming the newest iPhone worked well, my advice was generally […]

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iPhone 11 Pro’s Multi-Camera Video Recording Feature Will Be Coming To Older iPhones

One of the highlight features of Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro is when the developers of the Filmic Pro video capture app showed how video could be captured on the phone’s multiple cameras simultaneously. This meant that video could be captured using the front-facing camera and rear-facing cameras at the same time. Advertising It also […]

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Apple’s iPhone 11 Could Have Reverse Wireless Charging, But Disabled In Software

One of the features that we’re seeing more handset makers introduce to their phones is reverse wireless charging, where the phones themselves offer wireless charging capabilities which can charge other devices, like another smartphone or wireless earbuds. This is a feature that had been rumored to find its way to the iPhone 11 lineup. Advertising […]

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iOS 13 reveals iPhone-tethered Apple AR glasses with a controller

Regardless of whatever other augmented reality hardware solutions Apple might have been working on, the company’s immediate path forward appears to be iPhone-dependent AR glasses with a handheld controller, rather than a standalone platform. That’s the biggest surprise developers Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo have discovered in newly-released versions of iOS 13 and XCode 11, which […]

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Apple Offering Monthly Subscription Payment Option for AppleCare+ for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

Apart from offering AppleCare+ for the AirPods and selected Beats headphones, Apple has also quietly launched a monthly payment plan for AppleCare+ and allowing them to subscribe to AppleCare+ for an indefinite period of time. What this means is that you will no longer need to pay for AppleCare+ coverage for your iPhone, iPad, or […]

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iPhone 11 becomes instant meme with triple camera but really, why are there so many?

after apple‘s 2019 iPhone event on tuesday the internet has been a buzz turning the newly announced iPhone 11 model into a series of memes. burnt for its tryophobia-triggering aesthetic, naysayers and apple fans alike have likened the trio of cameras on the rear of the smartphone to a bowling bowl, stovetop and a fidget […]

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The Last Apple Keynote (Hopefully)

Roughly six minutes into Apple’s annual keynote presentation on Tuesday, I watched with grim fascination as a video game executive guided a digital frog across a bathroom floor in order to carefully avoid scraps of rogue toilet paper, while a second executive provided breathless color commentary. “Whoa, what is that?” Executive Two whooped. “Is that […]

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It’s Official: Apple Has Killed Off 3D Touch From Its iPhones

Several years ago when Apple launched the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, they introduced a new hardware feature in the form of 3D Touch which brought pressure-sensitive displays to smartphones. It sounded promising in theory, but it was quickly shown that it was more exciting in theory than in practice. Advertising So much so that […]

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