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The iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max is the most technologically advanced smartphone that Apple ever make to date. The technologies that is packed in the Pro lines are class leading and in some cases, ahead of the competition. That being said, let’s not discount the “base” iPhone models. While Apple does not release sales figure by model types, but it is safe to assume that being at the lower price point than the Pro models, it’s a sales leader in Apple’s line up.
The iPhone 13 has just come out and the next thing you want to do after buying it is to accessorize your phone. Some might opt for a case and call it a day, but the iPhone can be more than just a smartphone. It can be your professional tool, an extension of you or your life recorder. Find out how to make the best of your brand new iPhone 13.
California Streaming, Apple September event come and went. In its wake, Apple unveil 4 product updates, the iPhone 13 line up, Apple Watch Series 7 line up, an updated iPad and redesigned iPad Mini. What is most curious is that the iPad Mini has been redesigned to be a closer iPad Air and sports the same chip that runs the iPhone 13 Pro.
Now, it is curious to see, how does the iPad Mini with iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Update: Apple has sent out invitation to the September event with the tagline “California Streaming”. The online-only event is scheduled at 10am PDT, 14th September 2021. Apple logo is in neon white and color themes indicates dark blue, sunset red / pink.
Update: Apple has updated their website to the event. If you have an iPhone, you can click on the event page and it will launch an AR page.
September is a very busy month for the tech communicy. This is the time where every major tech company will announce and release new product to be shipped globally before Christmas shopping season begins. Except for 2020 because of COVID-19, Apple has announced the new iPhone for the past 10 years. It is expect 2021 Apple will continue on this tradition.
The hall darkens, the stage lit up, Tim Cook walks up and shouts 'Good Morning!
MagSafe is Apple elegant solution to the charging problem. It an epitome of Apple design and attention to detail. Attacking even the smallest and banest solution to the everyday problem to make life and the experience of using their devices better, which in the end, give the best possible experience for their device.
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French began required smartphone makers to include repairability index on their devices to be displayed on January 2021. The importance and impact of this move can not be understated to consumer who wish to keep their devices for a long time. It is hoped that the momentum of this law will gain EU-wide recognition and move on to other large, well developed markets like US, Japan and China. We explore what this law requires and how it will impact future iPhones in particular and consumer electronics in general.
It is the paradox of Apple. Apple is one of the largest seller of smartphones in the world, but Apple does not directly own any factory that makes. A few people wondered why Apple buys it screens from Samsung, LG and Sharp which are competing in the smartphone space. This is because Apple is in business of selling iPhone and the Apple ecosystem, not screens.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max could have around 1000 individual components that are built from a dozen vendors and manufactured by a single vendor.
It’s the age old question, iPhone or Android? 12 Pro or S21 Ultra? Freedom or Ecosystem? England or France? It’s hard to answer these despite both of them are going to celebrate 15 years helping running the world together next year. Take a look at what the best Cupertino and Seoul has to offer.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max Apple flagship that was just released in Oct 2020, delayed to their typical timeline because of that weird way 2020 happen.
The iPhone 12 despite being delayed, launched with great fanfare. New design! New colors! 5G! LiDAR! But after the dust has settled, curiousity about the new iPhone has surface. First, will it be iPhone 12s or 13? What will it look like? Most likely what the iPhone 12 is going to look but in different color. Most likely, the colors will be blue and yellow. How do I know this? Trends.
Making ultra wide is a higher technical hurdle than making telephotos lens and artistically, it gets better photos than telephone lens. It is more apparent on small sensor cameras like phone cameras than on full size camera like DSLRs.
Technical challenges iPhone 12 7-element ultra wide lens. First, the technical challenges. One would think that if you slap a few lens and you’ll get an ultra wide right?
iPhone SE is the “budget” starter iPhone. It has been updated in early-2020 and expected to be on the market for the next 4 years. iPhone 12 Mini is the miniaturized version of the iPhone 12.
For the iPhone 12 Mini The iPhone 12 Mini was launched because there was a perceived demand that users wanted something that is more compact in size as flagship phones grow larger and larger over the years.
MagSafe is making a comeback through the iPhone lineup. It is Qi standard compatible, but added around 12 thin magnets around the charging coil to ensure a good and precise fit. Apple does not make an official MagSafe stand, but there are a few 3rd party vendors that makes them. Here are a few that we found on Amazon.
Wallshell is a decent stand with rubber bottom and TPU (plastic) body.
This is an interesting idea since flagship phones are now at default laptop level prices. It used to have a distinction between phones and computers, and now with capabilities and usability are closer between them, it’s a legit good question. We take what once a ridiculous comparison into an investigation.
iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Pocket Rocket. For this study, we take both the flagship iPhone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max and the default laptop, the Apple Macbook Air M1.
I still using the iPhone 6s as my children’s gaming phone. Slap a new battery and I believe I can still use the phone for daily use. What’s amazing is that it still support the latest iOS update (iOS 14) despite it was released in 2016. I cannot think of any andriod phones that was released in 2016 what is still being supported by the manufacturer, let alone being relevant. That all being said, I believe that are better alternatives on the market if one is looking for a new budget iPhone.
Since September 2019, Samsung has released a smartphone with a foldable screen called the Galaxy Fold. Competitors like Motorola with their RAZR fold and Levono with their X1 Fold. Apple has been conspicuously silent on this product segment. But that does not mean that Apple is not looking into foldable displays. In fact, Apple has been thinking and playing with foldable display for almost 10 years now. Based on the patent filing tracked by Patently Apple, we do know that Apple has been working on foldable display for a long time.
Samsung is one of the first companies to release a phone with a foldable screen with their Galaxy Fold. A few companies have fielded their foldable screen phones. The technology has been on the market for over two years now and Apple has been totally absent from the scene. Is Apple behind the curve?
However that is not the case. Apple is focusing on best-in-class, not first-in-class. Another reason is foldable phones is nice and cool technology but has many drawbacks and what it is worth.
The question that i got is how Apple cannot make iPhone maintenance cost cheaper or less prone to damage in other words, more durable. Apple is making the iPhone more durable but in doing so, cost of replacing said item would be more expensive. And exchanging the iPhone has the added benefit of being recycled instead of ending up in a landfill.
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The iPhone camera is one of the most capable phone camera ever. It has essentially replaced the compact camera market. Now, more than 3 billion people carrying their cameras everywhere they go because the smartphone is basically the camera.
Everyone takes snapshots with their camera. But with a little more knowledge, practice and insight, one of the best photos will be taken by iPhone. As a photographer’s adage goes, “The best camera is the one you take it with you”.
Update: In light of iPhone 13 and iPad Mini 6 update, we have updated our comparison to reflect the new changes. You can read the comparison between the new generation iPhone and iPad Mini here
They both has almost the same screen size, iPad Mini is 7.9" and iPhone 12 Pro Max is 6.7". Just around 1.2" of difference or 3.05 cm for those in SI units. But yet they both like live in different planet.
Your iPhone is one of the most important and personal tools that you have in your possesion. Usually it will contains your photos of all the special events in your life, your personal and business contacts, your schedules, your business plans and notes and in many occasions, it is how you entertain yourself. Keeping a backup copy is important as keeping your personal data.
How to back up your phone Using iCloud The easiest way to backup your iPhone is using iCloud.
Black and White will be the default choice for everyone getting any iPhone in the past, present and future. Why? Because black and white is the safest choice in choosing color.
Disclaimer: I don’t have first hand iPhone sales data and Apple never release them, so my answer is based on pure speculation.
iPhone now is a tool for business and businesses buy phones for their employees. What color does business like to choose?
Apple ProRAW is file format by Apple that contains minimally processed data from the sensor of the camera. Current supported camera is the iPhone 12. There were some third party apps that do capture RAW data from the iPhone camera. The difference is ProRAW include computational info like depth field, tone map and such.
ProRAW contains more information like 12-bit depth for dynamic range instead of 10-bit for HEIF and 8-bit for normal jpeg.