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iPhone XS Max destroys Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 in a speed test

Apple’s iPhone XS Max and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 have been put through some rounds of unscientific speed tests, to see which of them is faster in ‘real-world’ performance. The tests include opening different apps and games and performing simple tasks like opening documents, exporting images and videos and so on. Whether Apple’s iOS 12 Bionic beats Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, used in the Note 9, …

iPhone XS LTE and WiFi tests confirm that it’s faster than iPhone X

People have been putting iPhone XS and XS Max through the paces, whether it’s the stunning display that won an A+ grade from DisplayMate or the camera that was used to shoot a short film by Jon M. Chu. Can Apple’s latest flagship be equally brilliant in the network performance department? Macworld dives deep to verify whether the new iPhones are indeed faster in LTE and WiFi …

iPhone XS and XS Max battery life fall short of Apple’s claims

Although there are several ways to test a smartphone’s battery life, the best benchmark will always be how long the screen manages to stay on. While many sites and YouTube channels have put the phone through rigorous testing environments such as gaming, or leaving an HD video playing on loop until the battery dies, we are going to look at the comparison done by Tom’s …

iPhone XS Max has the best display ever on a smartphone – DisplayMate

Apple has been praised for their displays starting with the introduction of the Retina Display with the iPhone 4. The true performance of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Super Retina Display was put to the test by DisplayMate, a company that specializes in the field of benchmarks and measuring various display types. While the display was highly praised at the Apple Event, DisplayMate graded it …

How Smart HDR works in iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

HDR is a common features in smartphones cameras nowadays. With 2018 iPhones, Apple has introduced a new Smart HDR feature, which takes advantage of its powerful new A12 Bionic chip. Thanks to this new feature, iPhone XS and iPhone XR capture photos which have better color accuracy, detailed shadows and highlights. Let’s take a look at how Smart HDR works and improves photos.

How to create and use Memoji in iOS 12

Memojis are virtual avatars that you can create in iOS 12. While creating them is a simple step-by-step process, they are animated using the TrueDepth camera which is available on iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XR. The TrueDepth camera captures up to 50 facial muscles, including your tongue, which in turn animates the Memoji. You can record your own video using these avatars and …

Apple’s usage of recycled materials increases with 2018 iPhones

In a world where pollution is on the rise, companies are adopting new practices to reduce their carbon footprint and their impact on the environment. As a start, the Apple Campus in Cupertino, California is run entirely on solar power. During their September 2018 event, the company also revealed what it is doing to become eco-friendly with their products. The company wants to make sure that …

2018 iPhones can read NFC tags without opening an app

The reveal of new iPhones managed to once again bring Apple to the spotlight, with an array of new features including improved cameras, faster performance, better battery life, and the use of recycled materials to make the phones more eco-friendly. There are some features that were not shared on the stage. One of these new features is a change to how new iPhones interact with …