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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 …

Apple Watch gets watchOS 5.0.1 update with Activity Ring fixes

watchOS 5.0.1 is now available for Apple Watch Series 1 and above, with a fix for Activity Rings, charging The update is available just over a week after watchOS 5 was released to the public with a number of major new updates like an improved Siri watch face, support for Siri Shortcuts, Walkie-Talkie, Podcasts app, grouped notifications, Activity competitions, automatic Workout detections and more.

How to clean install macOS Mojave

Now that macOS Mojave 10.14 is available, it is a good time for some users to back up their data and do a clean install for that brand new Mac experience. A clean installation can be a daunting process, since it involves carefully backing up data, removing any useless files, resetting the system and installing the new operating system. However, by following this step-by-step guide, …

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 …

How to update to macOS Mojave final version from beta build

It’s been over a week since Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14 to the general public. The operating system was in beta testing ever since it was announced at WWDC 2018. Thanks to the availability of developer and public beta testing programs, a large number of users enroll their Macs to download and install the test builds. However, when the final version releases, users do not …

How fall detection works in Apple Watch Series 4

Although Electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the highlights of the Apple Watch Series 4 reveal, there is another feature that was shown on stage which can equally save lives. Fall detection is made for situations where the watch detects that the wearer has fallen down and cannot get up. If the watch detects that there’s an emergency, it automatically contacts relevant authorities and medical services …

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 …

Download macOS Mojave wallpapers

Apple has released the latest major update to its popular desktop operating system in the form of macOS Mojave. In terms of cosmetic updates, this is one of the biggest changes in many years to macOS. Features like Dark Mode, Dynamic Wallpapers and new accent colors allow for greater personalization than was possible before. For an operating system that doesn’t tinker with its design much …

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.