Google’s Pixel 2 takes better portrait photos with one camera than iPhone X and Note 8 do with two

November 12, 2017

Image: Raymond Wong/ Mashable You no longer need to buy a big and costly DSLR with a insanely enormous lens to get “professional-quality” photos with shallow profundity of field. If you have an iPhone( 7 Plus, 8 Plus, or X ), Google Pixel 2 or 2 XL, or Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you can already get great pro-level kills with minimum exertion thanks to their “portrait modes”( “Live focus” on…


The iPhone X display is bigger than it looksheres why

November 8, 2017

Image: bob al-greene/mashable Ten years ago, the original iPhone’s 3.5-inch touchscreen with 480 x 320 resolution was considered large, spacious, and high-resolution. A decade later and the iPhone X‘s “Super Retina display” has so many pixels you could fit 14 of the original iPhone’s home screens onto its single OLED screen. How’s that for mind-blowing? SEE ALSO: If you own an iPhone X, you absolutely need to know this gesture…


Apple doesn’t seem to care the iPhone’s camera bump is now massive

November 5, 2017

You don’t need to be a professional photographer to be able to see that the iPhone’s camera has improved significantly since Steve Jobs first unveiled the “Jesus phone” a decade ago and forever changed the world. Prioritizing photography has meant, however, a compromise (or “pragmatic optimization” according to chief design officer Jony Ive) to the iPhone’s industrial design: a camera bump.  We’ve had a few generations to get over the…


Is the iPhone X’s facial recognition twin compatible?

November 1, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable The iPhone X is finally here. If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on one, then you know that the lack of a home button means you have to relearn quite a few basic tasks, like taking screenshots. SEE ALSO: Apple iPhone X review: A bold step into the future While other tasks, like app-switching, have replaced the home button with swipe gestures, taking a…


Someone’s trying to sell their iPhone X on eBay at a 5,100 percent markup

October 31, 2017

‘Tis the season… to be scalping! Just hours after Apple’s iPhone X went up for pre-order around the world, some asshole has already listed the hard-to-get-your-hands-on “all-screen” device for a whopping $59,999 on eBay. Screw this guy. But also screw anyone who’s stupid and desperate enough to buy it from him. SEE ALSO: Why foldable phones have no chance at succeeding Look, I take no joy in calling anyone an…


You might not be able to get an iPhone X until 2018

October 16, 2017

It’s gonna be really, really hard to get an iPhone X this holiday season. Several reports prior to the iPhone X’s announcement already warned of extreme supply shortages, but things might be even worse than we all thought. SEE ALSO: 8 reasons why buying an iPhone 8 makes more sense than the iPhone X Pre-orders for the all-screen iPhone X start on Oct. 27 and the phone launches on Nov….


Apple’s Latest Products Get Rare Mixed-Bag Reviews

October 10, 2017

Despite the strength of its brand, Apple Inc. occasionally releases a product to mediocre reviews – remember the original Apple TV or Apple Watch? But reviewers have rarely been as grumpy as this month, when Apple unveiled its collection of new gadgets for the holidays. Each product was docked by reviewers for specific functional flaws, ranging from the iPhone 8’s middling design to Apple Watch Series 3 issues with wireless connectivity, and…


iPhone 8 review: so this is what good battery life feels like

October 6, 2017

Apple might have phoned in the design again, but an improved power supply, wireless charging and a cracking camera save it. But is it worth 700? Another year, another iPhone, except this time there are three of them. The iPhone 8 is the first out of the gate, but its overshadowed by the iPhone X looming in the wings, and while there are some new elements a glass back you…


Amazon Prepares for Apple and Google Competition With Home Devices Push

October 3, 2017

purchase in August of Whole Foods Market, operator of hundreds of high-end food market. At its happen Wednesday, Amazon also introduced a revamped Fire TV set-top box that will support higher-resolution 4K video at a faster make proportion the the previous accounts, pairing the capabilities of Apple’s recently modernized simulate. Amazon’s new carton is smaller than the current invention and can plug into the back of a Tv via its…


iPhone Disappointment Hammers Suppliers

October 2, 2017

Apple Inc.’s recent products are getting a thumbs down, at least by investors in the company’s Asian suppliers. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co ., which makes the iPhone and other Apple devices, has fallen 10 percentage in Taipei since Apple unveiled its collect of new devices for the holidays this month. Other suppliers across the region, including Taiwan’s Pegatron Corp. and South Korea’s LG Innotek Co. have submerge more than…