Tag Archive: iPhone

Watch the iPhone 11 take on the Galaxy Note 10 in latest drop test

What you need to know Phonebuff has released a new video drop testing the new iPhone 11 Pro Max This video pits the new iPhone against the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ The results vary, depending on the location of impact

Will Apple or Samsung’s flagship be the drop test king?

There have already been quite a few drop test videos of the iPhone 11 Pro Max by itself, so naturally the next move was to match it  [Read More…]

IFA phone follow up, more Pixel 4 leaks, iPhone 11 [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Hayato Huseman, and Daniel Bader follow up on some additional phone announcements from IFA, then dig in to the latest leaks about Pixel 4. They also talk about the various iPhone 11 models, Apple’s $ 329 iPad, and the excellent value of Apple Arcade at only $ 4.99/mo.

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Show Notes and Links: LG G8X hands-on  [Read More…]

Galaxy S10+ vs. iPhone 11 Pro: Which should you buy?

We may love Android phones, but that doesn’t keep us from using and evaluating the latest iPhones as well to see how they stack up against the Android competition every year.

Android standard Galaxy S10+

$ 1000 at Amazon

Pros Larger, industry-leading display Fingerprint sensor Excellent battery life Headphone jack and SD card slot Cons Duplicate apps and bloatware Low-light camera quality can’t keep up

If any Android phone has the ability to pull a  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10+ vs. iPhone 11 Pro Max: Which should you buy?

We mostly focus on Android phones, but many of us dabble with the other side from time to time to stay acquainted with the pros and cons of each platform.

The best of Android Galaxy Note 10+

$ 1100 at Amazon

Pros 256GB of expandable storage Three powerful cameras Multipurpose S Pen tool Incredible edge-to-edge display Great battery life and fast charging Cons No headphone jack Low-light camera quality is weak

The Galaxy Note 10+ has  [Read More…]

The iPhone 11 has great video features, and that’s good news for everybody

No matter your feelings towards iOS as a platform, you can’t deny that the iPhone takes phenomenal video. Stabilization, color, dynamic range … all of it has been consistently great on iPhones for years, often outpacing even Android phones that take subjectively better photos. With today’s announcement of the iPhone 11, Apple just knocked things up another notch.

In case you missed the live stream, here’s the short of it: with the iPhone 11, Apple is finally adding  [Read More…]

Android phone makers should be nervous about the $699 iPhone 11

Apple’s budget iPhone is better (and cheaper) than last year’s.

Apple regularly gets criticized for the high prices of its iPhones, but in 2018, the company shook up its formula of only offering high-cost flagships with the introduction of the $ 749 iPhone XR. The XR quickly became Apple’s most popular and best-selling iPhone, but when compared to the XS, things like the single rear camera, worse water resistance, and 720p HD LCD display made it look  [Read More…]

Why the latest iPhone hack should worry you no matter what phone you use

People writing exploits don’t care about green bubbles. They just want data.

Google’s Project Zero team dropped a bombshell of a blog post that says malicious websites have hacked iPhones for years whenever someone using one simply visited them. The specifics are interesting if you’re into information security, but the gist is that hackers were able to exploit the various levels of iOS security to gain access to private data including photos, passwords, and databases for encrypted  [Read More…]

No iPhone, no problem: These are the best Apple Card alternatives

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Apple Card is bringing iPhone users credit card benefits like Daily Cash, money management tools built into the OS, a physical card made out of titanium, and security and privacy as a main feature of the card. One thing that it doesn’t bring, however, is the ability for  [Read More…]

Hey Android fans, this stupid article says iPhone users won’t date you

Sorry, New York Post: This Android snob won’t read you.

Have you heard the news? If you use an Android phone, iPhone users think you’re icky and won’t date you. At least, that’s what this nonsense article in the New York Post wants you to believe. I’ll save you a click because it’s the same boring crap we’ve been reading for years wrapped in a different shell: People who use iMessage find green bubbles gross, and those  [Read More…]

When your pre-teen stans an iPhone, hit ’em up with a Pixel 3a

Because fake status symbols are dumb — especially at twice the price.

The Pixel 3a is in a weird place. On one hand, it’s not the Pixel 3. (Or the Pixel 3a XL versus the Pixel 3 XL, if that’s how you roll. And, in fact, that’s how I’ve rolled.) It’s not as powerful, but it’s newer. It’s not as expensive, even though the Pixel 3 line has seen pretty deep discounts of late.

Here’s the thing, though:  [Read More…]