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iPhone X Beats Samsung Galaxy S9 in Benchmarking Tests

Early evaluations of Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+ have ranked the S9 display and the S9+ camera above the iPhone X, but when it comes to performance, the iPhone X is still the clear winner.<p>In benchmark testing of the Samsung Galaxy S9 equipped with an Exynos 9810 chip, the iPhone X, and the …

Here’s what Apple’s got planned for iOS 12

The biggest launch features for iOS 12 will reportedly involve allowing a single set of apps to work across both iOS and macOS, a Digital Health tool for monitoring screen time, and improvements to Animojis, a new report claims.<p>Apple will meanwhile hold off on introducing a redesigned home screen …

The true cost of money laundering

Each year in the UK more than £90bn a year is estimated to be laundered. The consequences are manifold - the serious crimes this enables range from …

Corruption

Apple HomePod review: locked in

It sounds amazing. Is that enough?<p>I don’t think I’ve ever described a tech product as “lonely” before, but it’s the word I thought about the most as I was reviewing Apple’s new HomePod.<p>The HomePod, whether Apple likes it or not, is the company’s answer to the wildly popular Amazon Echo and Google …

iPhone X With New Dynamic Wallpaper Appears in the Wild

There are still 26 days to go before Apple officially launches iPhone X, but at least one person has already gotten their hands on one of the sought-after 5.8-inch devices, if a video shared on Reddit is anything to go by.<p>The short clip, embedded below, shows someone swiveling in their hand what …

iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's The Difference?

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available and have key strengths and weaknesses, but the biggest question for many users is not <i>‘iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus?’</i> but whether they should wait (and save up) for the attention grabbing iPhone X?<p>When compared to the iPhone 8 there are clear …

Mobile Technology

New Apple Watch Series 3 ad touts Apple Music on the go with LTE connectivity [Video]

Along with other videos it shared during Tuesday’s event, Apple today has uploaded an Apple Watch Series 3 advertisement to its YouTube channel. The video – which comes in at 1 minute long – highlights the LTE capabilities of Apple Watch Series 3, including support for Apple Music…<p>The video which …

Apple Watch

Persistent Software Problems With iPhone 8 Wireless Charging and 3D Sensor Causing 'Panic' at Apple

As the prospective September launch date of the iPhone 8 fast approaches, designers and engineers at Apple are said to be working "feverishly" to fix software problems in the device that could lead to production delays, reports <i>Fast Company</i>.<p>Citing a source "knowledge of the situation," the site says …

Mobile Technology

Apple Releases Second iOS 11 Public Beta to Beta Testing Group

Apple today released the second public beta of iOS 11 to its public beta testing group, allowing non-developers to download and test the new operating system ahead of its fall launch. The second public beta of iOS 11 comes a little over two weeks after Apple released the first public beta and it …

Beta Testing

There's a new touch to your MacBooks that you've been waiting for

The new AirBar adds basic touch screen functions to the 13-inch Apple MacBook.

Touchscreens

How many Starbucks Frappuccinos can Apple buy with all its billions?

Apple is sitting on a massive mound of money, and the pile keeps getting bigger and bigger every quarter as the company continues to sell incredible …

Wallpapers and Wi-Fi calls galore: All the new treasures in iOS 9 beta 5

The brand-new beta of iOS 9 brings an entirely new set of wallpapers, some welcome improvements to Apple Music and more new treasures. These are some of the most exciting changes yet to Apple’s upcoming mobile operating system (the previous beta brought back Home Sharing and delivered lots of tiny …

iOS

Force Touch on iPhone 6S revealed: expect shortcuts, faster actions across iOS

While Force Touch on the Apple Watch allowed Apple to add an additional layer of buttons to a small display, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus screens don’t lack for either real estate or buttons. So why would Force Touch be desirable on larger displays? Following up on our May report that Force …

Apple Watch

iOS 9 & OS X 10.11 to bring ‘quality’ focus, smaller apps, Rootless security, legacy iPhone/iPad support

For the first time in several years, Apple is changing up its annual iOS and OS X upgrade cycle by limiting new feature additions in favor of a “big focus on quality,” according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s operating system development plans. We first reported in February that …

Apple

Man finds Sydney's 2000 Olympic rings, sells them on eBay for $21,000

The Olympic rings from the Sydney Olympic Games in the year 2000 have sold on eBay for more than A$21,000.<p>As the high of the Australian Games came to …

Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row

Cultural minister makes revelation despite dossier from human rights lawyers exhorting the Greek government to pursue legal channels immediately<p>Greece has ruled out taking legal action in its battle to reclaim the Parthenon marbles from Britain. The unexpected move abruptly ends the legal battle in …

Europe

Browsing the web on an Apple Watch is the worst user experience ever

Yearning to browse the web directly from your wrist on Apple Watch's tiny 1.32-inch screen? You're not alone. A developer known by the nickname Comex …

Apple Releases iOS 8.4 Beta 3

Apple’s latest iOS 8.4 beta, the third for the next significant iOS software update, is now available. This most recent installment continues to offer a revamped Music app, bringing both function and UI changes to the music playback app, a move many suspect also prefaces the possible arrival of a …

Nokia | Health (Withings) - Connected health devices for the whole family: scales, activity & HR monitors, thermometer, camera...

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Apple Watch Keeps Ticking After 15 Minutes Under Water

It’s a hot day. You jump into a swimsuit, hop into the pool, and… suddenly remember that your Apple Watch is still on your wrist.<p>Well, crap — $600 wrist computer ruined, right? Nope.<p>In an early user test, at least, it seems the Apple Watch is pretty darn water resistant. The guys over at FoneFox …

How to Turn Your Apple Watch Gold

Three Apple Watch TV Commercials Debut “Us”, “Rise”, “Up”

Apple has introduced three commercials for the Apple Watch, each with a different focus and feature emphasis. Titled “Us”, “Up”, and “Rise”, the TV …

Apple Watch frozen? Here’s how to restart it

Let’s face it: A time will come when your Apple Watch crashes or freezes. It’s gonna become unresponsive, but you’ll be ready thanks to this handy Apple Watch restart tip.<p>When your Apple Watch freezes, it’s likely due to some app or another that kills it. At this point, you’ll want to force the …

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch's battery will last 2.5 years before needing to be replaced

Battery life has been one of the main concerns of prospective Apple Watch owners. A mechanical watch can go for decades without needed to be …

Apple Watch vs Apple Watch Sport: Unboxing and full comparison (Video)

If you’re still debating on which Apple Watch model to order, we may have a bit of help/advice to offer. Apple Watch Sport is the cheapest option to go for, but what exactly will you be missing over one that’s more expensive? Well, we took the plunge, picked up a few of them, and put together a …

Smartwatches

7 things we just found out about the Apple Watch

Thought you knew everything there was to know about the Apple Watch? Think again.<p>Apple fans worldwide began posting their unboxing videos and …

Smartwatches

Apple Watch Edition buyers will get the red carpet treatment

When you're buying a $10,000 watch, you expect first-class service -- and Apple is apparently ready to deliver. Sources for <i>9to5Mac</i> claim that people who buy the gold Apple Watch Edition will get to skip the queues whenever they need help. They'll be bumped to the front of the line when buying, and …

How to order prints, books, cards, and more in Photos for Mac

Nothing is more personal than sharing memories with friends and family, and nothing is more personal than a picture book. Thanks to Photos on the …

5 Best Free Apps To Reach New Year's Resolutions: Lose Weight, Increase Happiness And More

We’re barely into 2015, but many have undoubtedly compiled a list of resolutions that they hope to stick to this year – maybe lose a few pounds, snag …