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YouTuber fools users with an iPhone XS Max selfie posing as Pixel 2 selfie

Jonathan Morrison, a popular YouTube, played bait and switch with the entirety of the Android community for 2 days, by posting a beautiful portrait mode selfie on Instagram and claiming it was taken on a Google Pixel 2. Fanboys rallied behind the infamous “BeautyGate“, which put the iPhone XS and XS Max camera under scrutiny for misrepresenting skin tones and making them look highly edited. …

Pixel 3 vs iPhone XS features and price comparison

As we approach the end of 2018, smartphone companies have been launching their newest flagship phones. Apple was the first to take the stage by revealing iPhone XS and XS Max in early September. Not to be upstaged, Google announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in early October. How does the Pixel 3 compare to Apple’s latest? Let’s take a look.

Google Maps apps add Apple Music controls and commute tab

Whether you are a native to the city, just visiting, or taking a ride-hailing service like Uber or Lyft, Google Maps has made itself a part of our daily travel. With significant updates like live traffic updates and route information, the app continues to get better. The latest update does even more for the every day commuter as Google is introducing new features like a commute tab, …

Google will pay $9 billion to Apple to be default search engine in iOS and macOS

Google and Apple couldn’t be any more further from allies, but when a company has such a massive market share of devices that requires a search engine, both companies see a way for this to be a profitable professional relationship for them. How would they achieve this feat you might ask? By making sure that Google is the default search provider to all Apple devices. It …

iPhone XS front camera forces skin smoothing and makes photos appear unnatural

The camera on iPhone XS and XS Max has turned a few heads, thanks to the improved optics and the use of Smart HDR. One unannounced ‘feature’ found in iPhone XS is the use of skin smoothing. Skin smoothing and facial beauty filters are common place in smartphones nowadays, with Huawei, Samsung, Xiaomi, and dozens of other OEM’s offering this as a premium feature in …