iPod Touch With iPhone 12 Design Could Launch This Year
The last time we saw Apple refresh the iPod Touch lineup, it was back in 2019. We’re sure many are wondering about the fate of the iPod Touch and whether or not it is still alive and well, and it turns out that yes, it is. According to Steve Moser on Twitter, Apple could in fact be preparing a new model for later this year.
Apple Introduces iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 In New Purple Finish
Apple’s base iPhone 12 models have a pretty colorful lineup to choose from, but it looks like they might have gotten just a bit more colorful. This is because at Apple’s Spring Loaded event, the company surprised everyone by announcing a new purple finish for both the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12.
Some iPhone 11 And iPhone 12 Models Are Experiencing Color Fading
In recent years, Apple started to introduce more color options for its iPhones. This is a good thing as it helped to create a more colorful lineup, but unfortunately there seems to be some downsides to choosing some of these brighter colors. This is because according to a report from Svetapple.sk, the colors are fading.
Woman Buys iPhone 12 Pro Max, Gets Apple Flavored Yogurt Instead
When you buy something online, you usually expect that when you do receive it, you get what you were supposed to. Unfortunately for a woman in China named Liu, it seems that the $1,500 iPhone 12 Pro Max she had ordered online turned out to be very different, where she ended up receiving a box of apple flavored yogurt instead.
Apple Could Be Halting iPhone 12 Mini Production Next Quarter
When the initial round of hands-on reviews for the iPhone 12 were making their rounds, many had praised the smaller iPhone 12 mini. This was surprising as we expected that the iPhone 12 Pro Max would be more favored, but the small form factor turned out to be a pleasant surprise for users who could finally use their phones one-handed again.
Doctors Find Potential Interference Of MagSafe With Pacemakers
Earlier in January, it was reported that there could be a potential issue of placing the iPhone 12 and its MagSafe charging system near medical devices like pacemakers. This is due to the use of additional magnets which could interfere with medical equipment. Apple recently updated its support document suggesting the same thing.
iOS 14.5 Will Finally Enable 5G Dual SIM Support On The iPhone
Similar to some of Apple’s more recent iPhones, the iPhone 12 lineup comes with dual SIM support. However, early on it was discovered that dual SIM support did not extend to 5G. This meant that if you wanted to use 5G, users would have to disable one of the SIM card slots, which was kind of annoying and limiting.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra VS iPhone 12 Pro Max In Drop Test
What does the Samsung Galaxy S21 and the iPhone 12 have in common? Both are smartphones priced in the $1,000 range, and both are phones you really, really do not want to drop. However, if you were to drop them, which phone do you think would be able to withstand the impact?
Verizon Launches 5G mmWave Prepaid Plans For The iPhone 12
For those who might be unfamiliar, 5G is not equal. There currently exists two types of 5G – sub-6GHz and mmWave. The former offers wider coverage, while the latter has a shorter range but offers faster speeds. For those who might happen to live in urban areas that are within mmWave range, you might be interested in Verizon’s latest plans.
Apple Advises Against Putting The iPhone 12 Too Close To Pacemakers
A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that a study had suggested that Apple’s iPhone 12 with the addition of the MagSafe magnets had the potential to interfere with medical implants such as pacemakers. The company had previously had a support document in which it was suggested that MagSafe is not expected to “pose a greater risk of interference”.
iPhone 12 Pro Max Camera Technology Could Come To All iPhone 13 Models
Apart from the differences in size, one of the ways Apple has set the iPhone 12 models apart from one another is through its cameras. Each iPhone 12 model has a slightly different camera setup from the other, with the largest and most expensive iPhone 12 Pro Max having the “best” camera tech out of the lot.
Apple Reportedly Cutting Back On iPhone 12 Mini Production
Apple’s iPhone 12 mini looked like it might have had the potential to be a hit at the start. Many initial reviews and hands-on praised the phone for its small form factor, which they said made it easier to hold. Its slightly more affordable price tag was also something that many had said was a good thing.
iPhone 12’s MagSafe Could Interfere With Pacemakers
Our phones contain magnets, but with the iPhone 12 series, Apple has introduced more magnets thanks to the (re)introduction of MagSafe. Some have wondered that with these additional magnets, could it interfere with other devices, like credit cards, access cards, as well as medical devices like pacemakers.
TikTok’s Latest Update Takes Advantage Of The iPhone 12’s LiDAR
One of the new hardware features that Apple introduced with the iPhone 12 is a LiDAR scanner. This is meant to help with augmented reality as well as helping the iPhone’s camera better autofocus especially in dimly-lit environments. It’s not necessarily a feature that we can “feel”, but TikTok is hoping to change that.
Apple’s iPhone 12 Mini Might Not Be The Hit They Were Hoping For
When Apple announced the iPhone 12 lineup, many initial reviews praised the iPhone 12 mini with its more manageable 5.4-inch display. It was also relatively affordable compared to the other models and it felt like maybe Apple would have another hit on their hands, but it turns out that isn’t the case.
iPhone 12 Users On Verizon Might Actually Be Better Off Using 4G
During Apple’s iPhone 12 presentation, they brought Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg onto stage where they highlighted 5G and how iPhone 12 users could benefit from it. This is more or less a given, considering that 5G will indeed offer up faster speeds compared to previous technologies like 4G, but it seems that in the real-world, that isn’t necessarily the case.
Samsung Walks Back On Their Post Mocking Apple For Not Including Charger
When Apple’s iPhone 12 was officially announced and it was confirmed that the handset would come without a charger, many were quick to mock the company, such as Samsung who posted an ad saying, “Your #Galaxy does give you what you are looking for. From the most basic as a charger, to the best camera, battery, performance, memory and even 120Hz screen.”
The iPhone 12 Is The World’s Top 5G Smartphone
With the launch of the iPhone 12, it marks Apple’s foray into the 5G smartphone market. The company can sort of be thought of being “late” to the game given that we’ve seen 5G smartphones launch back in 2019, but it turns out that maybe it did not matter because the iPhone 12 has managed to become the top 5G smartphone.
iOS 14.3 Released With ProRAW Support
One of the reasons why some professional photographers love capturing images in the RAW format is because it gives them more flexibility when it comes to making edits. This is versus other formats like JPEG which might have already been processed and compressed, thus already applying certain effects that you might not want.