Tag: iphone xs

Twelve South Updates BookBook, Journal, and SurfacePad Cases for the iPhone XS and XR

Twelve South this week has officially updated some of its most popular products to fit Apple’s newest iPhones. The accessory maker, which is one of the most popular when it comes to Apple products, has just updated the BookBook, Journal, and SurfacePad cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, […]

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Apple just posted its 2018 holiday gift guide, but you won’t find any Black Friday deals

Apple isn’t known for delivering spectacular Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, but its products still are highly coveted Christmas gifts, which is why plenty of other retailers run various sales on Apple gear every Black Friday season. But Apple does post a holiday gift guide every season, a few days before Black Friday starts, […]

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CIRP Data Says There are 181 Million Active iPhones in the U.S.

Apple consistently sells a lot of iPhones, especially in the United States, and that trend means there are a lot of active units out there in the wild. And, according to data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), that number is more than 180 million. The group’s latest data report […]

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GigSky Now Supports eSIM Support for iPhone XS and iPhone XR

When Apple launched iOS 12.1, it welcomed the addition of dual SIM support by way of the company’s eSIM feature within its newest iPhones. And while that feature is not ready to go for the major wireless carriers in the United States, other network options are giving the green light […]

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eBay’s early Black Friday sales include iPhone XS and iPhone XR deals

We’re about three weeks away from Black Friday, but many retailers have revealed their Black Friday promotions early, with companies looking to extend the shopping season for the entire month of November. eBay, too, announced an early shopping event of its own: The First Minute Deals that will be available from November 1st through November […]

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Google’s ARCore additions for October include the Pixel 3, LG V40, and more

Augmented Reality may not yet be the game-changer some of its proponents would hope it to be, but little by little it’s been coming into its own. AR’s been in the spotlight this month thanks to the launch of the Pixel 3 and Google’s re-branding of its AR Stickers app as Playground, but that’s just the […]

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iPhone XS and XS Max sales start strong, could lead to new records for Apple

In a report released on Thursday, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) shared data which shows that early returns for the iPhone XS and XS Max have been generally positive, with each accounting for 8% of US iPhone sales, respectively, for the quarter. Meanwhile, the iPhone X captured 14% of the US market share, while the […]

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Here’s why people thought the iPhone XS has a ‘skin softening’ filter

Last week, iPhone XS users galore swarmed to the forums, internet pitchforks in hand, to complain that their new phones’ selfie cameras were secretly applying a”‘skin smoothing” filter. It wasn’t the most absurd idea: Smartphone makers often integrate filters, including “beauty” filters, into their camera apps, and it’s not like Apple has never given users […]

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Real-life test claims iPhone XS battery life isn’t as good as Apple says, but it’s better than rivals

Earlier this week we saw a real-life iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max battery test that revealed that Apple’s new smartphones don’t live up to Apple’s battery life estimates. The experiment involved only web browsing and revealed the iPhone X did better than both 2018 handsets. A second real-life battery test also says that results […]

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The iPhone XS Max was awarded best smartphone display by DisplayMate

DisplayMate Technologies, a long-running company that does its own evaluations on consumer electronics displays, has published its evaluation of the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. DisplayMate’s Raymond Soneira, the President of DisplayMate and the author of the evaluations on new devices, is effusive about the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max’s screens. […]

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