Apple’s iPhone 12 IP68 Claims Certainly Live Up To The Hype
Apple’s iPhone 12 has been rated IP68 in terms of water and dust resistance, but how accurate are those claims? To find that out, the folks at CNET have decided to conduct what they claim is a “highly unscientific” test (but still entertaining and informative nonetheless) where they submerged the iPhone 12 in Lake Tahoe.

Reddit Reveals Daily Active User Count For The First Time Ever
One of the reasons why Reddit is as popular as it is is because it kind of solved the problem with internet forums. With internet forums, you’d have to go to various websites and try to find the one that’s suited to your needs and topics, and it might be hard to try and keep track of all of it.

iPhone 12 Has Trouble Maintaining Cellular Connectivity
Apple’s iPhone 12 series has been out for a while now, and it seems that there are some issues that users are running into. According to multiple user reports, it appears that they are having some problems with mobile connectivity, where the iPhone 12 seems to be dropping service unexpectedly for both LTE and 5G connections.

iOS 14.2 Supports 1080p FaceTime Video Calls On iPhone 8 And Newer
While the front-facing cameras of the iPhone has a high resolution sensor, for some reason, FaceTime calls did not take full advantage of it and instead capped the quality to 720p. However, if you were hoping for higher resolution video calls, you might want to update to iOS 14.2.

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2021 Could See The End Of The Samsung Galaxy Note
There have been rumors swirling that Samsung might be getting ready to kill off the Galaxy Note series, and it seems that it will take place in 2021. This is according to a recent report from Reuters who claims that their sources have told them that there will not be a new Galaxy Note phone in 2021.

iOS Exploit Could Allow Hackers Remote Access To An iPhone Without The User’s Knowledge
Due to the complexity of platforms like iOS, which needs to manage the features of the software and the hardware, we imagine that there are probably some security flaws that the team at Apple might have missed, which is why every now and then, we come across a story that reports on one of these flaws.

Sony’s Visual Story Is A New Cloud Storage Service For Professional Photographers
One of the problems that professional photographers face when shooting in the field, like during a live event such as a wedding, is that there is always a chance that their cameras or memory cards can fail and all the photos that they’ve taken are lost. This is usually why wedding photographers work in teams and carry multiple cameras.

DeepMind AI Might Have Just Predicted How Proteins Fold And Form Their Shapes
Many of us are familiar with protein. It’s the thing we get when we consume certain foods, and it is also the building blocks of life where it helps with the formation of bones, muscles, skin, blood, and so on. While scientists have familiarized themselves with it, one of the mysteries is how it forms.

Apple Could Be Looking To Give The iPhone Even More Zoom
One of the interesting features we’ve seen come to smartphone cameras is a greater degree of optical zoom. In the past, zooming in with your smartphone usually comes in the form of digital zoom where it’s more like a crop of the image, which is why sometimes you lose the details when you zoom in.

Varjo VR-3 and XR-3 New Human-Resolution Headsets For Ultra-Realism
Varjo has announced new VR headsets aimed at the professional markets for applications such as high-end simulations, computer-assisted design, etc.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Officially Launched
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020 has kicked off this morning, and the company’s 2021 flagship platform, Snapdragon 888, officially exists. It is the chip that will power most high-end Android phones next year, and its architecture will indeed echo in the PC industry as well.

How To Listen To Spotify Offline (Desktop And Mobile)
Music streaming services are perfectly fine to use if you always have a steady and reliable internet connection, but what if you don’t? This is where offline listening comes in handy, and here’s what you need to do if you’re a Spotify user.

Mini LED MacBook Pro Rumored For 2021
For the most part, a lot of laptops still use LCD for their displays today. There is a reason for this and that is cost, where larger OLED panels would obviously cost a lot more compared to making a smaller OLED screen for a device like a smartphone. This holds true for Apple’s current MacBook lineup where the only OLED screen is in the Touch Bar.

PS5 Scalper Made $40,000 In A Single Week
The concept of scalping is buying high demand items and then flipping them for a huge markup. This is based on the extremely high demand for certain items that are either difficult to get or are limited in nature. This is the case for the Sony PS5 in which Sony is struggling to try and meet the demand of the market right now, creating a space for scalpers.

M1 Mac Mini Helps Apple Nab Number One Spot In Japanese Desktop PC Market
Last time when it came to choosing an Apple computer, there were so many factors to consider such as which Intel processor to get, which GPU to get, how much RAM do you need, and so on. This was further complicated by Apple’s lineup where not all models had similar specs, like if you wanted a discrete GPU and a desktop form factor, you could only choose between the iMac, […]

How To Save Or Backup Your Emails
The advantages of saving to the cloud means that you never really have to worry about accessing your emails, because as long as it is in the cloud and you have an internet connection, you’ll be able to access them on any device, anywhere around the world. However, if you wanted to be able to save your emails to your own hard drives, here’s how you can go about it.

How To Make Your Instagram Profile Private
Platforms like Instagram allow us to share photos and our daily lives, which is great at helping friends and family keep up with you, but what if you didn’t want the rest of the internet finding out what you’ve been up to? Here’s how you can keep your Instagram profile private.

Researchers Develop A ‘Stealth’ Virus That Could Fight Metastatic Cancer
Right now one of the ways to cure cancer would be to try and blast the cancer cells with “poison” through chemotherapy. The downside to this method is that healthy cells are destroyed in the process, which is why chemotherapy usually comes with rather adverse side-effects, especially if the cancer has spread throughout the body.

Microsoft 365 Feature Could Allow Companies To Spy On Their Employees
Monitoring what your employees do can have certain advantages and disadvantages, where if you’re finding that productivity isn’t as good as it should be, seeing what’s going on could help fix that. However, the disadvantage is that people in general don’t like being monitored as it is an invasion of privacy.

5G iPad Pros Expected In 2021
Apple’s iPads have long supported cellular connectivity, and with the new iPhone 12 series supporting 5G, we suppose it shouldn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Apple could be looking to introduce mmWave 5G to its higher-end iPad Pros starting in 2021, or at least that’s the word according to DigiTimes.

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