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iOS 12 final version released for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

iOS 12 is now available for all compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The new operating system is available as both an OTA update as well as an iTunes download. iOS 12 ships with much-needed performance improvements as well as updates to Photos, Camera, Messages, Notifications and other parts of the operating system. Other new features include Screen Time, for tracking and controlling device …

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 …

Is the iPhone XS Max 512GB worth $1,499?

It’s not a secret that Apple has been continuously increasing iPhone prices, since some time now. While iPhones were always priced well above the market average for top tier smartphones, they still were reasonably affordable, thanks to cellular contracts and Apple’s trade in programs. While 2017 was the year where Apple broke the $999 ceiling as the starting price for an iPhone, in 2018, Apple …

Apple posts September 12 event videos on YouTube

Apple’s event on September 12 had a number of high profile product announcements which included iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and Apple Watch Series 4. While a lot more products were rumored to announce at this event, it wasn’t the case. As per tradition, Apple uploaded the complete event video, as well as all product announcement videos (with Jony Ive’s iconic voice …

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 …