The best iPhone deals you can get in August 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

Galaxy S20 Ultra’s chonky camera bump is super ugly, don’t @ me

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra phones are available for preorder and so far, the cameras on the S20 Ultra are performing exceptionally well. According to CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt, the phone’s ability to zoom in on faraway objects “skirts the edge of gimmick,” but is impressive nonetheless. But people should take note of the square bump that […]

Your iPhone will now tell you if Facebook or any other app is SPYING on your microphone

The magic of targeted advertising is that it should feel relevant to you – even if you can’t figure out why. Facebook doesn’t need to spy on your real-life conversations, because you hand over so much information anyway. Follow this link and you’ll be able to download everything Facebook knows about you. Most of you […]

Apple calls report of reduced iPhone X Face ID specs “completely false”

The Face ID system is typically cited in rumors and reports as the main manufacturing hiccup. As Bloomberg notes, Face ID uses a flood illuminator, infrared camera, and dot projector to identify a user’s face. Getting the dot projector right is said to be the biggest challenge, as the components used to create it are […]

Realme V5 launched with MediaTek Dimensity 720 SoC, quad cameras, new design: All you need to know

The Realme V5 is powered by the budget 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset. MediaTek’s new budget 5G chip boasts two Cortex-A76 cores and six Cortex-A55 units, all running at 2.0 GHz. The chipset can be paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Additionally, there is a microSD card slot for expansion.

Fake Homicide Call; Paint Ball Vandalism: Blotter

A person called police at 8:44 a.m. July 26 to report there was broken glass on a slide in the park in the 600 block of Berglund Place. A resident in the 1000 block of Midway Road reported at during the overnight hours of July 30 that they observed streaks of orange paint and two […]

Google Pixel 4a has ushered in a new era of excellent cheap phones

It’s time for budget phones to shine It would be easy to credit the global pandemic for the boom in excellent budget phones. But remember: The planning required to design, source, manufacture, and sell a smartphone takes more than a year. Even if Apple and Google wanted to cut prices to match everyone’s current economic […]

Gorilla Glass Victus: The future of smartphones is all in the glass

More glass, thinner frames and no cases The use of glass may become more widespread as phones move toward 5G. Metal, for example, can interfere with antennas and is not conducive to wireless charging. Even the metal framing around some phones pose as an interference and manufacturers will be looking to make them thinner — or eliminate […]

How Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 compares to its predecessors and competitors

Galaxy Note 20 vs. its predecessors and competitors Category Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Samsung Galaxy S20 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Google Pixel 4 OnePlus 8 iPhone 11 Pro Category Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Samsung Galaxy S20 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Google Pixel 4 OnePlus 8 iPhone 11 Pro Starting price $999 $999 $949 $799 $699 […]

RAW shooting, a harsher Gatekeeper, and more obscure macOS and iOS 10 changes

Time Machine over SMB and the slow death of AFP Server Message Block (SMB, sometimes known colloquially as “Windows file sharing”) became the default network file sharing protocol in OS X back in 2013, replacing the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP). But for a long time, being the “default” didn’t really mean anything; AFP support was […]