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Does the Apple iPhone 14 series have satellite connectivity?

The divide between the standard iPhone and the Pro models is wider than ever this year, with Apple keeping many marquee features exclusive to the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. But there's one feature that binds the new lineup together: satellite connectivity. All four models in the iPhone 14 series feature basic satellite...

Can the Apple Watch Series 8 detect heart attacks?

The Apple Watch Series 8 features an electrical heart sensor that lets you take an electrocardiogram (ECG) with the built-in ECG app. Using this feature you can get useful insights about your heart rhythm. In addition, a trained medical professional can use the ECG data to identify potential irregularities that may be indicative of underlying...

Nreal Air Review: Virtual Mac desktop is enticing, but it’s best used as a wearable large screen

I still remember meeting Xu Chi, the founder of augmented reality glasses maker Nreal, three years ago. We were meeting at a Hong Kong co-working space, just a few hours before he was set to fly to Las Vegas, where was going to introduce his company's first augmented reality (AR) glasses at CES 2019. I remember...

Apple iPhone 14 Pro review: More of the same with just enough change

Whether you're a first-time iPhone buyer or a seasoned iOS veteran, the Apple iPhone 14 Pro is a smartphone that you can count on for practically all situations. It is the best iOS smartphone you can purchase, but it isn't the one that offers the most value, so the recommendation leans on you being a...

How to manually install OxygenOS OTA updates on your OnePlus phone

Sometimes, you need to install a system software update manually on your phone. Be it because the new one has yet to go live in your region, has introduced a new feature on a different update channel, or simply because you have rooted your device and can't take the regular OTA, there are ample reasons...

Can the Apple Watch Series 8 detect falls?

In addition to bringing a host of new features to users, the Apple Watch Series 8 also retains all the features available on older models in the lineup. For instance, all Apple Watch models following the original Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Series 4 offer fall detection, and the Series 8 models are no...

Google Japan debuts the Gboard Bar, a keyboard you can actually own

Google Japan is having a bit of fun this weekend with the announcement of the Gboard Bar, a physical keyboard that has all of its keys lined up in one row. Google Japan states that there are a number of benefits to its new keyboard, with the most important being that it allows users to...

TikTok’s live streaming shopping experience could be coming to North America

Although TikTok has been dominating the past few years with its short-form videos, the company has always been looking for new ways to expand its arsenal. While it does offer online shopping in other parts of the world, it looks like it's setting its sights on the US and surrounding regions by launching a new...

Can the Apple Watch Series 8 monitor blood sugar?

The Cupertino firm launched the Apple Watch Series 8 during a press event in September 2022. This time around, the company barely made any changes to the watch. This applies to both its hardware and software. The Apple Watch Series 8 is almost identical to the 2021 Series 7. Of course, you get some new...

Foldables are cool, but they’re not as good as Samsung wants you to think they are

When many people think about the best foldable phones, I think the idea that resides in their minds is a smartphone that can transform into a tablet. It is the ultimate blend of productivity and portability. While the technology is still young right now, in the future, the dream is that you will have a...

Apple iPhone 14 review: The most iterative update ever to a great smartphone

The iPhone 14 is such an incredibly minor update that no iPhone 13 owner with a sane mind should consider upgrading to it. The fact that iPhone 14 doesn't even do the bare minimum to justify an upgrade from its predecessor is a reminder of Apple's incredible grip over the smartphone market and how it...

Here’s why I upgraded to an Apple Watch Series 7 right after the Series 8 launch

A few weeks ago, during its Far Out event, the Cupertino firm launched a wide variety of Apple Watch models. Interestingly, we got an all-new Ultra variant that caters to extreme athletes, in addition to a budget SE 2 model. While I've crowned the Apple Watch Series 8 as the best model for most users,...