Month: March 2018

Concept Imagines Gold 'iPhone X Plus' Based on 2018 iPhone Rumors

Apple is working on three iPhones for 2018: one that’s an upgraded version of the current iPhone X, one that’s essentially an “iPhone X Plus” with a 6.5-inch OLED display, and one that’s lower cost with with a 6.1-inch LCD screen. The most recent 2018 iPhone rumors have suggested that the two OLED devices could …

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Deals: 10.5-inch iPad Pro at Walmart, Anker Gold Box Discounts, One-Day Sale at Twelve South, and More

Walmart today has the 2017 10.5-inch iPad Pro (512GB, Wi-Fi only) on sale for $765.83, down from $949.00. This deal is the best available online for the latest 10.5-inch iPad Pro, compared to retailers like B&H Photo and Adorama, which are both offering the same model for $924.00. At the time of writing, only the …

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Logic Pro X Updated With Several Important Bug Fixes

Logic Pro X, Apple’s software for professional audio editing, was today updated to version 10.4.1, with Apple introducing several important bug fixes to address issues discovered since the release of the major 10.4 update. According to Apple’s release notes, the update fixes an issue that could cause the app to quit when opening projects created …

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Apple Watch Outsold All Competing Smartwatches Combined Last Year

Apple Watch continues to be the world’s most popular smartwatch by a significant margin, according to analysts. IDC estimates Apple Watch shipments totaled eight million units worldwide last quarter, which also makes it the best selling wearable device during that period. The research firm says one in every five wearables shipped last quarter was an …

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AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Detail Plans for 'Next-Generation Mobile Authentication Platform'

Last September, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile announced a team-up with the mission of developing a mobile authentication solution for both businesses and consumers. One of the main reasons the carriers created the “Mobile Authentication Taskforce” was to help users who have to manage “dozens of difficult-to-remember passwords” for numerous apps. Today at Mobile World …

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Galaxy S9+ Tops iPhone X as Best Smartphone Camera Ever in DxO's Controversial Rankings

DxO today said Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 Plus has the best smartphone camera it has ever tested. The device earned the highest-ever DxOMark score of 99, topping both the Google Pixel 2 and iPhone X, which scored 98 and 97 respectively. In its review, DxO said the Galaxy S9 Plus camera lacks any “obvious weaknesses” …

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Apple Pay Promo Celebrates Oscars With $5 Off Two or More Fandango Movie Tickets

One week after launching an Instacart promotion for Apple Pay users, Apple’s latest offer for Apple Pay customers is $5 off movie tickets with ticketing service Fandango. To get the discount, Apple said that you’ll have to order two or more movie tickets in a single transaction within the Fandango app [Direct Link] or on …

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Google Launches Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' With Emphasis on AI Chat Bots

Google this week announced that its workplace chat app for Mac, PC, iOS, and Android, called “Hangouts Chat,” has come out of the Early Adopter Program beta and will be available to anyone who pays for a core G Suite service. Hangouts Chat is an expansion of Google’s Hangouts platform and the company’s answer to …

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DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S9 Beats iPhone X With 'Best Performing Smartphone Display'

The OLED display on the Samsung Galaxy S9 is the best smartphone display on the market, according to lab analysis by DisplayMate. The screen on Samsung’s latest handset showed consistent Top Tier display performance and became the first display to receive All Green ratings in all of DisplayMate’s lab test and measurement categories. Based on …

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How to Update macOS Using a Simple Terminal Command

If you’re sick of waiting for the progress bar to complete every time you reboot after a macOS software update, then you’ll be pleased to learn there’s another way to update your Mac that could potentially reduce your downtime. The process involves a simple Terminal command, and allows you to continue using your Mac as …

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