iPhone XS Max Stories September 5
Apple is apparently readying a new under-display integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor “as early as its 2020 iPhones” next fall, according to a report today from Bloomberg. The report says it would be an addition to the existing Face ID authentication and unlock system, allowing users to authenticate with either fingerprint or face biometrics.
The publication says the feature may slip to 2021. This echoes a timeframe suggested by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who said Apple would launch an iPhone with both Touch ID and Face ID in 2021.
iPhone XS Max Stories September 3
Apple’s iPhone 11 event is quite literally a week away, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for a few last-minute leaks. A Geekbench test result has surfaced that purports to show CPU statistics for the iPhone 11. More specifically, this is supposedly a benchmark for the “iPhone 12.1,” which is the successor to the iPhone XR.
The Geekbench score reports 5415 for single-core and 11294 for multi-core. If real, this would mean the new iPhone lineup is about 12% faster for single-core tasks, but the multi-core result is essentially unchanged compared to what the current iPhone XR scores. expand full story
iPhone XS Max Stories August 29
iPhone XS Max ranks behind Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ ahead of iPhone 11 debut
After putting the iPhone XS Max and Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10+ head to head in a drop test, YouTuber PhoneBuff is out today with the same devices in a speed test. While the Note 10+ beat the almost year-old iPhone XS Max, it wasn’t by as much as you might guess with Samsung’s latest featuring 12GB of RAM.
iPhone XS Max Stories August 26
Samsung’s Note 10+ smashes top iPhone in drop test, iPhone 11 may be stronger
Samsung has just launched the Galaxy Note 10+ last week and it features Gorilla Glass 6 for the front and back of the device. Now PhoneBuff has put it head to head with the iPhone XS Max for a drop test. While the Note 10+ beat out last year’s flagship iPhone, the iPhone 11 landing next month may be more durable than ever.
iPhone XS Max Stories August 8
Apple has today updated its iOS version statistics for developers. Apple publishes these numbers every few months based on usage traffic to the App Store.
The company says that 88% of all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models are now running iOS 12. That proportion rises to 90% if counting only devices released in the last four years. These are likely the final figures for iOS 12 as Apple readies iOS 13 for release next month.
iPhone XS Max Stories July 10
Vertical desk stands for the iPhone have risen in popularity since the introduction of Face ID, allowing the owner to unlock the phone without taking it off the stand — the Face ID camera is pointed at just the right angle.
The HiRise Wireless approaches the classic formula with great materials and a sleek design, plus a small twist: the Qi charging pad is not fixed in place. It can be popped out and taken with you. It’s a small thing — but it really ramps up the product’s flexibility and functionality compared to the status quo.