Google Pixel XL vs iPhone XS Max AnTUTU

iPhone XS Max beats Google Pixel 3 XL in tests

AnTuTu gives 363,687 points to the iPhone XS Max. It’s not always the most accurate way of comparing the performance of two devices, especially when talking about two different operating systems, but here are the benchmark tests of the iPhone XS Max and the Google Pixel XL. According to AppleInsider’s lab test, the Apple’s device is much better in terms of bare numbers. iPhone XS Max achieves a total score of 363,687 in the AnTuTu benchmark, compared with just 284,546 for the Google Pixel XL. This is a huge difference on paper, although this is not always visible in the[…]

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iPad Pro 2018

New iPad models appeared in China’s certification data

Apple registers new iPad models in China. It’s widely believed that Apple will announce a new generation of iPad models later this year, fronted by the redesigned iPad Pro. New models already visited China’s certification authorities in September, fueling the rumors that iPad Pro will launch very soon. Now we understand, thanks to MySmart Price, that iPad models A1934, A1979, A2013, A2014 and A1985 were recently registered in ECC, and these iPads are new models for some European and Asian countries. We know from several sources that the new iPad Pro will come with Face ID, slim bezels, new processor[…]

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iPad Pro 2018

Upcoming iPad Pro will have Face ID, Magnetic Connector and thin bezels

Details about the next-gen iPad Pro have emerged before unveiling this month. Apple is expected to announce the hardware refresh of its iPad Pro line later this month, but now we can share some interesting details about the next version of the tablet. It won’t have a notch like the iPhone X, XS/XS Max, as the Face ID sensors will be incorporated in the bezels. iPad Pro 2018 won’t have a Home Button, which means the only way for authentication will be the facial recognition. Online reports claim that the iPad Pro will have very thin bezels, and a new[…]

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iPhone XS / Max refuse to charge with screen turned off

Major software bugs discovered in iOS 12. Apple officially released the big iOS 12 update last month, promising better overall performance on the older models. However, the update seems far from completely ready, at least for the new iPhone XS and XS Max phones. A growing number of users reported that their iPhones would refuse to start charging when the screen is off. As seen in the video below, posted by the popular gadget reviewer UnboxTherapy, many of the tested XS /Max devices did not start charging, while the iPhone X did. Forum threads in some of the biggest Apple[…]

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$1249 iPhone XS Max (256GB) includes components for $443

Apple pays $50 more for components compared with the iPhone X People nowadays are complaining how expensive the smartphone are, comparing their prices with the component costs. The most dramatic example of the difference between price for consumers and costs of components is the iPhone. While, the parts’ expenses are not the only components forming the final price, with costs for development, labour, logistic, marketing and others playing a major role too, it’s interesting to see how much exactly Apple pays for the hardware components. According to TechInsight, the 256 GB version of the iPhone XS Max costs $443 to[…]

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iOS 12 is now officially available, even for iPhone 5S

You can install and the new iOS version – iOS 12 Apple is now rolling out the official update to everyone with supported iPhones and iPads. After months in testing and many beta versions, the new version of the platform is ready to hit the general public. Available even for the 5-years old iPhone 5S, iOS 12 promises major performance improvements for everyone. It’s a completely revamped platform in its core, promising faster boot and more responsive experience for older iPhone models like iPhone 5S. You can expect faster app launches, faster resuming and more fluid overall experience. There are[…]

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iphone xr

iPhone Xs, Xs Max and iPhone Xr are now official, All Details inside

iPhone is getting even bigger and more expensive. During one of the most anticipated gadget-oriented press-conferences in 2018, Apple officially unveiled its new line of iPhones for next year. The company presented the iPhone Xs, its bigger version called the iPhone Xs Max, but also one a bit more affordable model dubbed Xr. iPhone Xs and Xs Max Both devices are using the OLED display technology, and they measure in at 5.8 and 6.5-inches across the diagonals. The smaller model has a 2436 x 1125 pixel resolution, while the 6.5-inch model has more pixels, but the same pixel density –[…]

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Apple confirms the names of the new iPhones

iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max to debut this month. Apple’s new line of iPhones has been accidentally confirmed by the company itself. On its official website, Apple already prepared the pages of the three new models, although the actual links are not active yet. However, we can now be 100% sure that Apple is going to announce: iPhone Xs iPhone Xs Max iPhone Xr While iPhone Xs can be considered as an upgrade to the current flagship iPhone X, the Xs Max is an enlarged version of the former. Both models will have screens of 5.8 and[…]

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MacBook 12

Global PC market and Apple Mac sales increase

The worldwide PC shipments jumped for the first time in six years. Q2 2018 appeared to be an interesting quarter for the worldwide PC market and Apple as one of the players in this market. According to Gartner’s preliminary calculations about the sales, the overall computer shipments increased for the first time in six years. There were 62,095 million shipments in the quarter, compared with 61,254 million in Q2 2017, which is a 1.4 percent increase year-over-year. During Q2 2018, Apple shipped 4,395 million Macs, which is a 3 percent increase over the previous year. The worldwide PC market stopped[…]

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Apple’s product roadmap for 2018 & 2019

Incoming Apple devices revealed. Well-known market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who correctly predicted many Apple products in the past, is now sharing another interesting report about the upcoming devices from Cupertino. According to the report, obtained by MacRumors, Apple will release three iPhone models this year. The second-generation of iPhone X will offer some modest improvements and similar visual appearance, while a much bigger 6.5-inch device will possibly attract new audience with its huge screen estate. Along with the iPhone X2 and X2 Plus, Apple is planning to release a 6.1-inch model with LCD panel and lower price – around $700.[…]

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