Keeping the user informed: Apple to update iOS with detailed battery stats and diagnostics

Apple’s latest #gate scandal has definitely ticked people off, and rightfully so. After a collection of users and an independent developer of a benchmarking app did a series of testing and experiments, it became apparent that older iPhones are slowed down intentionally. Only then did Apple come out and confirm that the company does it, but said there’s a good reason for it — the performance throttling occurred when an iPhone’s battery was old and unable to hold as much charge as it should. Slowing down the phone ensured a stable operation with no random shutdowns, reboots, or battery percentage …

Apple publishes detailed explanation of what happens when an old iPhone is slowed down

Apple slows down old iPhones with aging batteries to prevent them from unexpectedly shutting down and it’s been doing so for a year now.
You have probably already read all about it, but now the company has posted a detailed explainer page that tells exactly what is happening to your device when it is being throttled. While some features are slower, other – essential ones – are not affected at all.
Below you will find two lists: one shows all the things that are slowed down or in any way affected by the slow down. The second …

Apple Watch GymKit allows you to get accurate and detailed workout data, now live at a New York gym

Apple has now made it super easy to get accurate and detailed stats from your gym workouts on treadmills and ellipticals using only the Apple Watch. The feature comes as part of the Apple Watch’s GymKit and has so far been rolled out only in a few gyms in Australia and London, but now it has made its debut at the Life Time Athletic at Sky gym located at 605 West 42nd Street in New York.
A wider roll-out is expected in 2018 at other premium gyms such as the Equinox chain from New York.
GymKit came as a new Apple Watch …

Pokemon GO real-life events around the world get detailed

Developer Niantic promised last month to offer Pokemon GO fans more details about the upcoming real-life events that will involve all aspects of the mobile game. Today, new information about the Pokemon GO events taking place around the world over the next few months has just been revealed.

Festivities will kick off on July 22 in Chicago, as Niantic announced Pokemon GO Fest would take place in Grant Park. Apparently, there will be three Challenge Windows during the day, in which Trainers everywhere will team up with those in Chicago to unlock global rewards.

Trainers …

New type of magnetic controller for VR headsets detailed in Samsung patent application

Samsung is already a major player in the developing mobile VR space, as the tech giant has sold more than 5 million units of its Gear VR headsets. The popularity of the gadget can be attributed to the fact that it’s relatively affordable and Samsung’s love for bundling it alongside its flagship smartphones. 
Although a solid product, the Gear VR currently lacks positional tracking and its controller is nowhere as advanced as some of its popular competitors such as the HTC Vive, PSVR, and Occulus Rift. 
It …

Apple iOS 11 wish-list: system wide drag-and-drop, finder and more in this detailed concept

Apple’s iOS 9 truly redefined the tablet experience: it was a ground-breaking change that introduced split-screen multitasking and a ton of other functionality that paved the way towards the iPad as a computer that can do everything.
Unfortunately, since then, Apple has not really done much in terms of radical improvements in iOS, at least when it comes to the tablet side of things.
And now, just a few weeks before WWDC 2017, where Apple is expected to lift the cover off its new iOS 11, we are seeing MacStories’ Federico …

Here are the crazy detailed battery checks Samsung enforced to make sure the Galaxy S8 does not catch fire

The recalled Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding battery was probably the biggest disaster for Samsung throughout its whole history of making phones. It seems to have also been the biggest lesson it learned from.
To make sure that exploding batteries and recalls never happen again in Samsung phones, the company has enforced some of the most rigorous battery testing in the industry and it has now published an impressive video showing all the things the company does to ensure its phones do not overheat and that batteries do not explode. Samsung …

A Samsung Galaxy S8+ dummy unit poses for a detailed hands-on video

Another day, another Galaxy S8 leak: this time around, we have a detailed hands-on video with an all-black dummy unit of the device’s larger variant, the S8+, offering us a glimpse of its gargantuan proportions.

In a parallel universe such a leak would’ve been huge news, as it details the device’s size (with a ruler!), shows it from a huge amount of angles, and describes its button placement, including the extra one on the left side of the phone, as well as the fingerprint scanner placed right next to the rear camera lens. But this isn’t exactly the …

iPhone 6 vs Galaxy Note 4 Review: Specs Comparison and Detailed Features

iPhone 6 VS Note 4
Last year’s fight between iPhone 5S and Samung Galaxy S5 has not yet faded, the battle between Apple’s new iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 keeps simmering for months. While the rumored 4.7-inch phone and the larger 5.5-inch phablet already create a cliffhanger among Apple lovers, apart from iPhone 6’s awesome specs, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 seems to be as an uncompromising gadget, touting never-disappointing features as well. If you are thinking about digging more about the release, specs, features and prices of iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 but don’t want to be off the track by some uncertain Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6 reviews, keep read on. This following iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison will showcase everything about these two gadgets for you to make up your mind whether to go for the venerable iPhone 6 or pick up a Galaxy Note 4.

See more: More info about iPhone 6 release, features and specs.

Before we compare iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4, we’ve reviewed and searched the most-asked questions about the two smartphones by Apple and Samsung.

1. Screen: How big a screen do I need? Does the display size matter?
2. Operating system: Should I buy an Apple iOS-based phone or switch to Android platform?
3. Processor: Is it dual or quad core? Is it strong enough to power the phone?
4. Battery: Which smartphone has the longest battery life for browsing, reading, writing, messaging, or watching movies?
5. Price: How much do I want to spend? Is it worth my buying?

iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy Note 4? Specs, Features and Prices Decide

Actually, to know the iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4’s specs is just the beginning. If you want a better insight on the two devices you should go for, you’d better have a clear clue about the features of the next gens of iPhone 5S and Galaxy Note 3. Here are the detailed specs, features and prices review for you to better know whether iPhone 6 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS iPhone 6 Release Date

When it comes to iPhone 6 release date, rumor mill seems to never stop, which is exactly quite opposite to that of Galaxy Note 4, scheduled to come in September 3. Reliable sources suggest the brand-new iPhone 6 will finally unveil in September 9, though some argue that Apple pegs its release date on October 14. But the bad news is that we’ve heard that Apple has trouble finding the appropriate batteries for the 5.5-inch version, which, as a result, may slip into next year.

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iPhone 6 VS Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Display Screen

For the iPhone 6’s screen size, specifically two sizes, both are bigger than the previous iPhone, expecting to have a 4.7 inch display with a 1704*960 resolution and a 5.5-inch display with a 2272*1280 resolution. But leaks suggest that the new Note 4 will retain the same 5.7-inch display size as its predecessor Not 3 but ship with an ultra-ship 2560*1440 quad HD display that would bring the gadget up to speed with the recent LG G3 in terms of screen resolution and make images on the Galaxy Note 4 sharper and colors truer. Such resolution is not something we will see Apple iPhone match. However, rumors say a scratch-free sapphire crystal glass screen will be equipped on the new iPhone 6, which may offer better than the Samsung Galaxy Note 4’s Gorilla Glass 3 display. Anyway, whether iPhone 6 or Galaxy Note 4 will win in this run, we’ll for sure experience a stunning visual feast on both gadgets.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS iPhone 6 Processor and Battery

The iPhone 6 will feature Apple’s upgraded 64-bit A8 chip with a dual-core processor running at 2GHz or more, which should help improve the efficiency of the battery on iPhone 6. That’s to say, we can anticipate a 46% battery bump from the existing iPhone 5 battery, 2100mAh of battery capacity. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will likely include a Samsung Exynos 5433 chipset. Speaking of battery life, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 battery isn’t known yet, but if there is no battery enhancement, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will seem to unable to handle the higher-resolution 2560 x 1440 display.

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iPhone 6 VS Samsung Galaxy Note 4 OS and Software

When it comes to OS, Both of Apple iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4 will run an upgraded operating system. The former is expected to run iOS 8 that was first introduced at the WWDC 2014 in June. This OS update has brought many new features, including interactive notifications, iMessage, and continuity for you to sync your iPhones with Apple’s new desktop OS, Mac OS X Yosemite. While regarding to Note 4′ OS, it will run the Android 4.4.3 KitKat that includes a host of new features like”Swipe to launch Motion Launcher,” “Aqua Capture,” “Multi Network for Booster,” and “Smart Fingerprint.”

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS iPhone 6 Camera

The fourth generation of Galaxy Note will sport an either a 12-megapixel or 16-megapixel main camera. Meanwhile, iPhone 6 phablet may have a rear camera between 8-megapixels and 13-megapixels to improve its camera software to yield better photos.

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By now, you may have a rough idea of iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is better when it comes to the big screen. But the iPhone 6 is superior to the 4th generation of Note as it is smaller and subtle, easier to operate. Whatever, the final deciding factor for making the right choice is definitely your list of requirements and preferences.

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