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…


Amazon just launched 6 new gadgets and none was over $150

October 1, 2017

In the year of the $1000 iPhone Amazon just announced a scattering of new gadgets and none cost more than $150. Essentially, Amazon said “screws the margins” and are selling everything as cheap as possible. This race to the bottom is Amazon’s standard operating procedure. The company did it with Kindles e-readers and again with Kindle Fire tablets. The company releases a proof of concept and lets the market respond….


A brief recent history of Apples product swerves

October 1, 2017

The perennial refrain of Android fans is that Apple is just adding stuff to iOS that they’ve had for years already in their mobile ecosystem. And it’s certainly true that Cupertino makes a point of waiting until it believes a technology is properly baked and the time is juuuuust right — or at least commercially judicious — to introduce a new product or capability, one which has likely already been…


‘Silicon Valley’ shows how ridiculous the new iPhone X truly is

September 29, 2017

Sometimes, it takes the cast of Silicon Valley to poke fun at the real world Silicon Valley. While the show masterfully ribs its own version of tech industry, a new cut from Funny or Die mashed scenes from Silicon Valley with Apple’s iPhone keynote to reveal the ridiculousness that is the IRL iPhone X.  Sure, the iPhone X is an impressive phone (it better be with that price tag), but…