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Comparing iOS 12’s Screen Time vs Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing Features

Smartphone addiction is a serious issue that is plaguing the modern day user. While it has become a necessity, users can now measure their consumption habits and control them, thanks to a new focus on this area by Apple and Google. With the introduction of Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing in iOS 12 and Android Pie, respectively, Apple and Google have tried to give control …

How dual SIM and eSIM work in iPhone XS

Apple has introduced dual SIM support with the launch of iPhone XS. The dual SIM support is divided into two types of implementations. If you are in China, you can put two different nano-SIMs in your iPhone to use two cellular connections. However, for rest of the world, the mechanism is different as it involves the use of a nano-SIM and eSIM. Since an eSIM …

iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 get price cuts

Apple has been increasingly making expensive iPhones, since last year. iPhone XS, XS Max and XR are all more expensive than their predecessors, which makes them a tough purchase for many people. However, Apple went ahead and reduced the prices for previous generation models. iPhone 7 and iPhone 8, including their Plus variants, got a price cut. Apple Watch Series 3 also got the reduced …

HomePod to support phone calls, multiple timers and more with software update

Apple’s HomePod will be getting support for phone calls (finally!), multiple timers, find my iPhone, Siri Shortcuts and more, thanks to a free software update releasing next week. HomePod was made to compete against Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home in the smart speaker line of products, however, it has been lacking in terms of features. While Apple had already delivered exceptional sound quality, Time Cook …