Last year there was a bit of controversy surrounding the iPhone 11 when it was discovered that even when users told the phone not to use location services, it would still continue to do so. Apple later offered an explanation in which they said that this was due to the use of the U1 ultra wideband chip that made its debut in the iPhone 11 models.
With the 2020 iPhones, Apple is expected to introduce the A14 chipset. Everytime Apple releases a new chipset, it becomes faster and more efficient and overall, just more powerful than its predecessor. However, with the A14, it could take things to a whole new level, according to a report from Macworld.
It is widely believed that this year could see Apple introduce 5G to the iPhone, but it might not necessarily be the 5G support we might be hoping for. According to the latest rumors, it seems that Apple could be adopting mmWave 5G technology for its 2020 iPhones and possibly the iPad Pros as well.
Apple’s Face ID facial recognition technology works great. In fact, to date it seems that none of Apple’s competitors have managed to create anything close to Face ID in terms of security and accuracy. However, it does not mean that Face ID is perfect. There is still plenty of room left for improvement.
The use of 2FA (two-factor authentication) has been encouraged as it offers up a more secure way of logging into your accounts. However, even then, it is still not 100% secure as some methods that involve sending codes over SMS can also be hijacked, which is why security keys exist.
When it comes to the iPhone, Apple has never been particularly fussed regarding how much RAM they are packing. This is because Apple controls both the hardware and software on the iPhone, meaning that they know how much RAM their devices need. However, in this day and age where Android devices are packing 8GB of RAM or more, 4GB of RAM seems a bit small.
In the early days of mobile phones, pretty much every handset maker had their own proprietary charger. This meant that if you used a phone made by one manufacturer, you wouldn’t be able to charge it using another company’s charger. However, over the years, this has changed where Android handset makers adopted micro USB and now USB-C.
Contactless payments sounds like the perfect solution where it is convenient and all users need to do is wave their card or phone against a reader and they’re good to go. However, a recent report from the New York Post is highlighting some potential issues with the system, where some users are now being accidentally charged.
One of the features of the new Apple Watch is its always-on display. This might seem like a drain on battery life, but Apple has managed to balance it out by using an LTPO display. The good news is that this year’s iPhones could also end up using similar technology, resulting in potentially better battery life.
If the rumors are to be believed, in the next few months, there is a good chance that we could see Apple launch the iPhone SE 2. Unlike the iPhone XR and iPhone 11, the iPhone SE 2 is expected to be a true budget model with its specs largely based on the iPhone 8. Now according to a report from DigiTimes, the publication claims that we could not only […]
While Apple’s Face ID works like a charm, there are certain disadvantages to it over Touch ID, such as having to look at your phone to unlock it, which sometimes isn’t as convenient. This is why we’re pretty excited to learn that according to a report from LetsGoDigital, they cite a Credit Suisse presentation which claims that an in-display Touch ID could be coming to 2020’s iPhone.
It is a pretty well-known fact that for Apple’s iPhone OLED screens, the company typically sources from Korean producers such as Samsung. However, starting in 2020, Apple is apparently said to be moving away from Korea and looking towards China, where Chinese company BOE is expected to supply Apple with some of the OLEDs for the 2020 iPhone.
The problem with the flash on our smartphone cameras is that due to their size and placement, it is sometimes not exactly ideal since it can result in very harsh photos, unless that was your intention. This is why many professional photographers use external flash units that can be angled away or softboxes that can diffuse the flash to make it less harsh and more even.
Usually, the concept video for a smartphone is purely fictional and not practically feasible.However, there are some concepts that make us think twice – “what if” we had a smartphone exactly like that.It is definitely worth noting that the concepts are purely creative and encourage innovation in some way. And, this time, an iPhone concept caught the attention of a lot of users.As the new decade is almost here – […]