It has been several iPhone generations since Apple removed Touch ID on their iPhones and introduced Face ID. However, as potentially more secure Face ID is over Touch ID, it’s hard to deny how much more convenient Touch ID is, especially in this day and age where we’re wearing masks which makes authenticating with Face ID a bit more difficult.
As the smartphone market matures, it means that in terms of performance gains, it isn’t quite leaps and bounds like it used to be. This means that handset makers need to find new ways to improve on their devices, and for the upcoming iPhone 12, it seems that Apple will be focusing on the camera.
Just the other day, after decades of being in the camera business, Olympus announced that they would be selling off their camera division. This is undoubtedly a sad day for many, especially Olympus camera owners, but it seems that the company is still planning on supporting its users.
There seems to be a rumor making its rounds that claims that for the iPhone 12, Apple will not be bundling accessories with the device. This means that the iPhone 12 might not ship with both the EarPods and the charger, both of which are very common accessories that we see bundled with pretty much all smartphones.
We carry our phones with us all the time which makes it the perfect vessel for storing certain documents and cards, like credit/debit cards, loyalty cards, boarding passes, and more. However, it seems that Apple is envisioning a future in which the iPhone could potentially replace other documents like our passports or driver’s license.
It’s generally a good idea to install software updates as soon as they are available. This is because updates come with things like bug fixes and they also patch various security vulnerabilities, but the problem with OS updates is that it generally means you can’t use your computer while it updates.
If you’ve ever typed out long paragraphs on your smartphone or tablet using the on-screen keyboard, you know that it isn’t exactly a very pleasant experience. There’s something about using a physical keyboard with tactile feedback that makes it easier, but Apple thinks that they can change your mind.
Sign languages, like all languages, needs to be learnt in order for you to understand it and how to use it. However, thanks to researchers from UCLA’s Samueli School of Engineering, they have developed a wearable glove that can take the movements from sign language and translate them into English.
The notch design in smartphones has been a fiercely debated topic, where there are some who hate the design, while others don’t seem too bothered. Companies have tried various workarounds, such as using hole-punch cutouts, or popup cameras, but neither of these are necessarily ideal.
Despite Google’s Android platform having a much larger market share, it seems that when it comes to earning money from apps, it’s hard to deny how much more lucrative Apple’s iOS platform is. A new report from Sensor Tower seems to confirm that, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re an Apple Card user and would like an easier and more convenient way of viewing your statements and paying your bills, you will be pleased to learn that Apple has since officially launched a website dedicated to the Apple Card. Through this website, users will be able to view their statements, show card balances, check their due dates, and make payments.
Until a vaccine for the coronavirus can be found, the best way to keep a lid on the virus and prevent it from spreading unnecessarily is through social distancing. This also means that activities that gather large numbers of people in close quarters is discouraged, like watching movies in a cinema.
Now that the Sony PS5 has been more or less revealed in full, the next thing gamers are probably wondering is how much it will cost and when it will be available for purchase. The good news is that these details should be revealed in the next couple of weeks, at least that’s according to a recent tweet by Roberto Serrano’.
Ever since Microsoft introduced Windows 95 back in 1995, about 25 years ago, the Start Menu has become more or less the trademark of the operating system. It is where shortcuts to apps are kept, along with access to other system settings and so on. Over the years, it has undergone changes in its design, and it looks like we can look forward to a redesign soon.
There have been many TV shows and movies based around the post-apocalyptic genre, and it looks like we’ll be able to add one more to the list, and this time, it might also be one familiar to many gamers around the world. This is because the folks at Amazon will be creating a TV series based on Bethesda’s Fallout franchise.
Remember the good old days when you would buy something and it was essentially yours, no strings attached? Unfortunately, for BMW car owners, it seems that the company has announced a new initiative that will undoubtedly draw a lot of criticism, and this comes in the form of an expansion of its ConnectedDrive Store.
If you were to think about it, would a toilet seat be cleaner than your smartphone? Given what we do in the toilet, it would be reasonable to think so, but the reality is that studies have found that our phones are actually dirtier due to our hands touching it, and our hands touch just about anything and everything.
Earlier this year, it was rumored that Apple could be working on launching an iPad Pro with a mini LED display, but it was later suggested that Apple’s plans to introduce mini LED products had been delayed to 2021. Now it seems that the latter rumors are being corroborated in a new report.
Sony’s A7 series of mirrorless cameras come in a variety of models. If you’re a low-light photographer or someone who prefers a camera that is more adept at shooting in low-light, then the A7S series is one worth checking out, although the downside is that it has been many years since Sony gave it an update.
If you’re having WiFi troubles at home where certain areas of your house has a poorer reception than others, then this is where mesh router systems come in handy. If you’re interested in furnishing your home with a mesh system, then you might be interested to learn that Netgear has announced its new Orbi mesh system.