Video: iPhone XR versus Galaxy S10e photo quality comparison

The budget-friendly iPhone XR and Samsung Galaxy S10e both have extremely capable shooters packed into their attractive — and lower-cost — designs. We pit the pair against each other to see which one has the overall best low-cost flagship camera system.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

Nintendo asking partner iPhone developers to avoid gouging gamers on in-app purchases

In what would be an unusual step for most companies, Nintendo is reportedly telling its partner mobile developers to avoid squeezing players too hard for in-app purchases — even though both parties would stand to benefit from the revenue.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

Apple Store repair policy update allows servicing of iPhones with third-party batteries

Apple has changed its policies regarding repairs via Apple retail outlets, with customers who have replaced the battery of their iPhone with an aftermarket model installed by a third-party repair shop now able to be repaired at the Genius Bar as well as at Apple Authorized Service Providers.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

Future iPhones could use tech in Face ID for improved 3D Touch capabilities

The 3D Touch pressure sensitivity offered in some iPhone models could be improved upon in future models, with Apple examining the use of VCSEL technology to monitor deflections in a surface caused by a finger press, or even to analyze and monitor effects of the Taptic Engine.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

5G iPhone unlikely until 2020, given Intel modem announcement

An iPhone capable of connecting to a carrier’s 5G mobile network will not happen this year, an announcement from Intel indicates, with the chip producer’s modems using the high-speed cellular communications technology not expected to appear in smartphones and mobile devices until 2020.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

The 10 best HomeKit lights, locks, thermostats, and more

It can be tough to sort through the variety of HomeKit accessories on the market, especially if you’re new to the smarthome world. Here are some of our favorites in no particular order — the ones we actually use day-to-day.
Source: Apple Insider News and Secrets on New Apple Products

Apple's 2019 iPhones to wirelessly charge other devices, sport bigger batteries and frosted glass

Apple’s 2019 iPhone lineup allegedly won’t look much different from the company’s current offerings outside of some frosted glass, new technologies like “bilateral” wireless charging, ultra-wide band for enhanced indoor positioning, and a triple-lens camera, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
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Here are the vehicles and receivers with Apple CarPlay announced in 2018-2019

Once an expensive niche option — and still that way, in some cases — CarPlay is becoming increasingly common on new cars, trucks, and SUVs, as well as aftermarket receivers. Here’s a roundup of the introductions in 2018 and 2019, the latest being support in new Toyota trucks and SUVs.
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US Army wants Steve Jobs-like iPhone-style design process for next-generation rifles

The U.S. Army has compared the production of future weaponry to Apple’s creation of the iPhone as it searches for a contractor to design and produce next-generation rifles, with the hope the next gun created for the military will produce a similar level of revolution to “small arms.”
Source: macinsider

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