The new iPhone 8, X and 8 Plus are Apple’s first phones to come with the space-saving, highly efficient HEVC video format, which will be brought to older handsets as well, along with the iOS 11 update that is released today. This format’s compression algorithms usually allow for up to twice less storage space occupied by recorded video footage, with barely a loss in image quality at that.
It’s no secret that the iPhone X is one expensive phone to produce, but how much is Apple exactly paying? Chinese industry watchers have apparently investigated the matter, and have calculated the total cost of components present in Cupertino’s most advanced handset to date.
About a month or so ago, Samsung released the so-called Galaxy Note Fan Edition. A re-re-launched Galaxy Note 7, with the same hardware, design, and safe battery, only available in limited numbers and, apparently, only meant for Sammy’s home market over at South Korea. Yeah, many were confused at Samsung’s decision to launch any type of Note so close to the Note 8’s release, but the fact that the launch was so limited makes the Note FE’s existence look a little less baffling.
So, what are the differences? The Note FE has last year’s Snapdragon 821 and 4 GB of RAM. …
If you were wondering why Lorde opted to dance rather than sing for her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, here’s your answer.
Per a tweet from the artist posted ahead of the show, Lorde has the flu.
No matter, though, as Lorde’s joyous on-stage performance to her latest single “Perfect Places” was an absolute delight. I mean, look at these photos: Read more…
RAVPower, the maker of all things powerbank and charging, has given us one more tangential evidence that the upcoming iPhone crop will indeed feature a wireless method to pump them full of electrons. It has apparently already in production of a wireless charging stand with the Qi standard that can output no less than 10 watts of power, or double what the wired iPhone chargers provide, due to the inevitable power loss when charging through the ether.