Day: October 31, 2017

iPhone X Face ID 'Twin Tests' Emerge With Mixed Results

Now that the media has had hands-on time with the iPhone X, the new smartphone is being put through its paces in a few areas, including Face ID. Since the iPhone X’s new biometric security system has already been at the forefront of much debate and skepticism, most review and hands-on coverage has tried to …

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iPhone X Review Roundup: Face ID Works Well as Life Without Home Button Takes Getting Used To

Apple has lifted its embargo for iPhone X reviews today, but many of the articles and videos are more like early impressions, given that it provided many media outlets with less than 24 hours of lead time with the device. iPhone X via The Verge We’ve rounded up some notable excerpts from iPhone X reviews …

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iPhone X Unboxing Videos Provide Detailed Glimpse Into First Moments With Apple's New Smartphone

Yesterday, low-quality unboxing videos and images of the iPhone X began to emerge online as the device arrived at shipment facilities and mobile retailers around the world. Today, Apple has lifted the embargo on reviews and handed the smartphone over to the media, leading to a wealth of detailed and high-quality unboxing videos from the …

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List of iPhone X Reviews and First Impressions After Just 24 Hours

Apple has lifted its embargo for iPhone X reviews today after providing many media outlets with the device less than 24 hours ago. MacRumors is combing through the first impressions published so far to find interesting tidbits about the iPhone X, and in the meantime, we’ve compiled a list of both text and video reviews …

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iPhone X Supports Reachability With Swipe Down Gesture on Home Screen Indicator Once Enabled

Despite some speculation suggesting the iPhone X would not support Reachability, reviews of the device published today have confirmed that the feature can be enabled in the Settings app on the device. Once enabled, Reachability can be invoked by swiping down on the bar that serves as a visual indicator for returning to the Home …

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WhatsApp Starts Letting Users Delete Messages After They've Been Sent

WhatsApp is currently rolling out the ability to delete and revoke messages after they’ve been sent. The function has been in testing as a hidden feature in several earlier versions of the mobile chat app, but is officially going live this week. Going forward, WhatsApp users will be able delete messages from conversations and group …

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Apple Considering Eliminating Qualcomm Chips From Next Year's iPhones and iPads

Amid an escalating legal battle with Qualcomm, Apple is designing its 2018 iPhones and iPads without Qualcomm LTE chips, reports The Wall Street Journal. Apple is instead considering using only modem chips from Intel and perhaps MediaTek in its next-generation devices. Qualcomm is allegedly withholding software that Apple needs to test LTE chips in its …

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