Tag: iPhone

NeuralCam Live uses ML to turn iPhones into ‘smart’ computer webcams

Compared with the cameras found in smartphones, computer webcams were all but frozen in time a decade ago, such that most still sport 720p or 1080p resolutions with middling color accuracy and low light performance. Having previously revealed the hidden low light potential in older iPhone cameras, NeuralCam is back with a new app that turns Apple’s […]

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Apple’s EU antitrust case targets App Store limits on Microsoft and Facebook gaming apps

(Reuters) – Facebook and Microsoft’s grievances over how their gaming apps appear on Apple’s App Store may feed into an EU investigation into the iPhone maker’s business as EU antitrust regulators said such concerns are on their radar. The European Commission in June opened four probes into Apple, three of which are into its App […]

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New York’s MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

When Apple introduced its flagship iPhone X three years ago, it replaced fingerprints with facial recognition, pitching “Face ID” as even more secure than “Touch ID.” Within a year, the face-mapping tech came to additional iPhones and iPads, helping Apple ditch its finger-scanning Home buttons while following the industry-wide trend of shrinking phone and tablet bezels. […]

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How to Check Battery Level of Bluetooth Devices Connected to Your iPhone

Third-party accessories like headphones, wireless earphones, Bluetooth speakers, have almost become an extension of one’s iPhone and iPad nowadays. Since these devices are powered by their own batteries, it’s useful to know how much juice is left on these devices. The practice allows you to avoid awkward situations, like running out of power during an […]

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Facebook Gaming Finally Clears Apple Hurdle, Arriving in App Store

For six months, Facebook tried to get Apple to approve its new Facebook Gaming app so it could be available in Apple’s App Store. Each time, Apple said no. This week, Facebook said it had acceded to Apple’s demands to change its Gaming app so that it could be distributed to iPhone and iPad users […]

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Cloud Gaming Services like Microsoft’s xCloud, Google’s Stadia Won’t Be Coming to iPhone or iPad

Cloud gaming services like Microsoft’s xCloud and Google Stadia might be the future, but the current App Store regulations mean that these services are not going to make their way to iPhones and iPads. Google’s Stadia is available for Android and basically any PC with an internet connection and Chrome. Microsoft’s xCloud is also available […]

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Google Pixel 4A Review: At $350, a Win for Those on a Budget

People generally adore Google for bringing useful technology to the masses at an aggressively low price, if not free. For those who like that, I have happy news: Google is getting really, really good at the price cutting, while still bringing quality, with its smartphones. The evidence? The Pixel 4A smartphone, which the company introduced […]

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