DxOMark is out today with a brand new camera ranking just for selfie cameras. The new test was designed with the same protocol as the company’s tests for rear shooters and looks to offer “neutral and reliable test data about smartphone front camera performance and image quality to consumers and other interested parties.”
DxO has initially tested the front facing cameras of 12 popular smartphones. As for how the iPhone XS Max and X performed in the DxO selfie camera ranking, let’s say they have some room for improvement.
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A report from Bloomberg details how Apple’s director of cellular systems architecture, Matthias Sauer, testified that the company sought 4G cellular modems from an array of different companies besides Qualcomm, however, none were able to provide market-ready 4G modems in time.
The news is a big boost to the chipmaker’s case, who is fighting claims that its near market monopoly has forced phone manufactures to pay fixed, inflated prices on chip licensing royalties.
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Some MacBook Pro owners have complained of a ‘stage light’ effect, where they see uneven backlighting at the bottom of the display. For some, the symptom is only the first stage, with the backlight failing altogether.
iFixit says that it has identified the cause – and the way in which Apple changed the design of the Touch Bar generation for the MacBook Pro turns what would otherwise be a $6 fix into a $600 nightmare …
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Samsung announced its new ISOCELL Slim 3T2 image sensor with emphasis on small size. The sensor makes use of the company’s ISOCELL Plus technology and features 20MP resolution that fits in a tiny 1/3.4″ form factor. According to the company that’s the smallest image sensor currently on the market.
The sensor fits 0.8μm pixels and comes with the Tetracell binning tech that combines four pixels into one for better results in low-light conditions. Effectively, when there’s not much light the sensor acts as a 5MP unit with big 1.6μm pixels.
The ISOCELL Slim 3T2 can also be…
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Apple has shared the latest progress with Apple Pay rolling out to major US retailers. Today’s news includes Target, Taco Bell, Speedway, and more as the latest businesses to accept Apple’s payment platform.
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Honor has partnered with Italian fashion house Moschino to produce a special edition of the – Honor V20 (also known as Honor View 20 in the West). It comes in two special color options and with extra storage.
Honor V20 Moschino: Phantom Red • Phantom Blue
The Moschino edition has 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage and will set you back CNY 4,000 ($590/€520). The regular model is available in 6/128GB and 8/128GB versions, the latter costs CNY 3,600 ($530/465).
This limited edition Honor V20 comes in Phantom Blue and Phantom Red. The red is already sold out, but there should be…
It’s time for a fresh batch of movie deals over at the iTunes store, this week highlighted by popular Disney titles from $10 and a $5 action film sale. As always, each of these listings will become a permanent part of your iTunes library with purchase. Head below for all of our top picks.
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When traveling, especially abroad, there’s a lot of data you need to keep handy such as flight information, hotel information, contact information for people, etc. I’ve been traveling quite a bit recently, mostly going to speak at conferences, and my preferred way to keep my travel info has been to just dump everything into a document in the Notes app.
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