Adobe’s universal camera app isn’t going to be as good as you think if you use an Android phone

Google has taken a small step to fix this by releasing the CameraX Jetpack Library in April 2020. What that could do is allow Android phone makers to open up all of their secret sauce to third-party apps in a way that would still protect their intellectual property rights. But participation is optional, and Android […]

How to Use the iPhone Camera App: The Ultimate Guide

Flash: This toggles the LED flash on the back of the camera (and the “screen flash” in Selfie mode) on and off. Live Photo: Toggles Live Photos on or off. When enabled, this setting stores a few seconds of video along with an image. Timer: Enable this if you need a three- or 10-second delay before the […]

iPhone SE review: Everything you need at lightning speed

Because it lacks Face ID, and has a Home button, the new SE doesn’t use the new touch-gesture navigation found on the iPhone X and later models. If you own an aging iPhone like me, you won’t mind. If you own a new model and want to downsize, however, beware. You’ll have to unlearn everything […]

First take: With iOS 14, Apple changes the very idea of an app

App Clips show a small part of an app for fast functionalityAn incredibly well-thought-out addition to iOS 14 is App Clips. Let’s say you’re in a coffee shop and you want to use the rewards program from the shop’s app, but you don’t have it installed. Using a QR code or NFC at the shop’s […]

The best iPhone deals you can get in July 2020

iPhone 7 Features: 4.7” Retina HD display, Single 12MP Wide camera, 7MP FaceTime HD camera with 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps, Touch ID, A10 Fusion chip, Lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 6s, 1m Water resistant to a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes

Camera shootout: Can Huawei’s P40 Pro Plus beat Apple, Samsung, and Google?

The iPhone 11 Pro’s wider angle shot emphasizes the clouds but again, makes them a little blue. The color balance everywhere else is superb, though. The P40 Pro Plus loses a little of the atmosphere generated in the iPhone 11 Pro’s photo, but makes up for it with detail. The still water is truly glassy […]

Apple spring 2020 announcements: iPhone 9, MacBook Pro, and more

For one thing, there is much talk of a new Apple TV box coming soon. Code in the tvOS 13.4 beta was recently spotted by 9to5Mac that hints at a new Apple TV, with a new device codenamed T1125 nestled among the lines of code. Apple’s current Apple TV models sport the product codes J105A […]

Pixel 4 vs. iPhone 11 night mode battle: Touring NYC at 2 a.m.

Now, the bottom shot, of the one and only MrMobile, is even tougher — not only does the camera need to figure out the person, but also a complex scene of textures in the dock, a city skyline and a night sky. (Also, this one took an extremely long capture time for both phones — […]

The best iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max tips and tricks

Stream live radio through Siri Siri can play you a selection of radio stations in iOS 13. Just say, “Hey Siri, play [call letters] radio station.” If Siri can access an online stream for the radio station, it will begin playing the station for you. To make sure that Siri can access a wider variety […]

OnePlus Nord vs. iPhone SE (2020): A budget-friendly matchup

Special features The OnePlus Nord brings standout features that you won’t find even on the most expensive iPhones. A notable one is 5G support. While the next-generation network isn’t fully available, it’s comforting to have the feature for future-proofing. The Nord also brings a smooth, 90Hz refresh rate pane and an in-display fingerprint scanner so […]