AirPlay is basically Apple’s answer to Bluetooth, where users can stream content from one device to another, assuming they support the AirPlay standard. For example, through AirPlay, users will be able to stream movies, videos, or music from their iPhone or iPad or Mac computer to another device, like speakers, the Apple TV, and so on.
Phones over the years have gone up in price where these days, seeing a flagship priced over the $1,000 mark hardly comes as a surprise. However, there is some good news for would-be Galaxy Note 20 customers because if the rumors are to be believed, it might actually end up being cheaper than the Galaxy Note 10.
Ever since Apple launched the iPad Pro with its 120Hz ProMotion display, many have wondered if the tech would ever find its way to the iPhone. The rumors initially claimed that this could happen with the iPhone 12 this year, but now according to leakster Max Weinbach, that could change for the worse.
There have been rumors that Ubisoft is working on a new Far Cry game, and it looks like those rumors have since been proven true as the company has shared a very short teaser video on Twitter in which they reveal the game’s upcoming villain. This is particularly exciting as this is a person that many, many people are no doubt familiar with.
Due to a lot of computers and laptops these days coming with built-in webcams, we’re sure that there are also some users who might be concerned with the privacy implications that this might have. This is because there might be some who are concerned that hackers could somehow access the cameras on their devices to spy on them.
We have been hearing rumors for a while now that Apple has been working on a pair of AR glasses. When exactly it will launch remains to be seen, but it seems that we could be inching closer towards it being released because according to a report from The Information (paywall), it seems that trial production could be starting soon.
Companies like Facebook make some of their money through advertising, and with the sheer number of users on their platforms, they certainly are a very attractive platform to advertise products and services. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise that politicians are also using Facebook to advertise their campaigns.
Countries like China have implemented technology like facial recognition to help with law enforcement, and we’ve seen how it has actually come in handy, like when the tech helped police spot a suspect in a crowd during a pop concert. However, this does not mean that facial recognition is reliable.
A lot of YouTube videos come with ads, and for longer videos, there can be multiple videos, such as in the middle of a video. These mid-roll ads used to be typically reserved for videos longer than 10 minutes, but it seems that YouTube is changing those requirements and now videos 8 minutes or longer will qualify.
Without a doubt, many are wondering what Apple’s shift to their own custom ARM chipsets could mean in terms of pricing. Will Apple’s ARM computers cost more than Intel computers? According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he speculates that there is a chance that it could actually be cheaper, and that we could actually be seeing a cheaper MacBook Air launch either later this year or 2021.
During WWDC 2020, Apple announced that they would be transitioning away from Intel processors to custom ARM-based chipsets. It is largely expected that the first ARM-based MacBook Pro will be arriving later in the year, and now thanks to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we might have an idea of what to expect in 2021.
When it comes to RAM on the iPhone, Apple hasn’t exactly rushed to try and cram as much RAM as possible into their handsets. This has been a slight point of contention amongst iPhone users who feel that their devices could benefit from extra RAM, and the good news is that Apple is willing to oblige.
Endless runners are fun, but after a while, it tends to get stale due to the fact that there is really no “end game”. This means that players essentially keep playing until they’re bored and get a score as high as they possibly can, and this is something that Crash Bandicoot: On The Run is hoping to tackle.
When it comes to backwards compatibility on consoles, it’s safe to say that Microsoft has done a much better job compared to Sony. For instance, the PS4 supports backwards compatibility with PS3 games, but that’s pretty much it, whereas the Xbox One supports the original Xbox and Xbox 360 games.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are working and studying from home, and as such, video conferencing software is on the rise. While most of us have webcams, they aren’t necessarily the best in terms of quality, but thankfully, camera makers have since released software that turns their cameras into higher quality webcams.
When it comes to full frame mirrorless cameras, it’s hard to deny that Sony has pretty much the market cornered. However, in the past few years, we’ve started to see more efforts from other camera makers looking to challenge Sony’s position on the throne, and it looks like Canon might have a potential camera that could rival Sony.
If you thought that motion capture would be an expensive process that would require a lot of equipment, for the most part you might be right. This means that for small time or indie developers, trying to create a game involving motion capture could be out of their budgets, but Epic wants to change that.
When you eat tuna sashimi or sushi, there are some that are more expensive, and some that are cheaper. This is due to the different grades of tuna, where usually higher-end restaurants tend to get the better/more premium cuts, and it usually takes an experienced buyer to be able to tell how good the quality is when selecting the fish.
According to the rumors, Apple is said to be planning on ditching the accessories they typically bundle with their smartphones. This includes the earphones and the power adapter (they will include the cable though). Now it looks like other companies could soon follow suit, and Samsung is rumored to be one of them.
While iOS 13 was a pretty decent update, iOS 14 seems to be bringing a ton of changes to Apple’s smartphone operating system, where the company will finally make widgets a bit more front-and-center and more useful than before. This will no doubt change the way that iPhone users use their devices, and the good news is that you can now check it out.