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Apple has a new MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 series

Apple finally replaced the Lightning connector on the iPhone 12 last year, but not in the way some were expecting. Instead of adopting the industry-standard USB Type-C connector, Apple combined Qi wireless charging with magnets to create MagSafe, borrowing the name from earlier MacBook chargers. The new technology has led to a surge in iPhone...

The Best iPhones to buy in Summer 2021: Apple has a phone for every need!

In the market for a new iPhone? The good news is Apple has a myriad of options, from the newest and most cutting-edge 5G, 5nm handsets to older devices that are still very capable thanks to Apple's best-in-industry software updates. For example, the upcoming iOS 15 will be going to devices as old as the...

The Best Smartphone to buy in July 2021: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

On the market for a new smartphone and don't know where to start? We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert guide on the best smartphone -- covering both the best Android and best iPhone -- for you depending on your budget or need! Navigate this article: Best Overall Smartphone:...

These are the Best iPhone 12 Cases to Buy in July 2021: Spigen, Otterbox, Supcase, and more!

The iPhone 12 has been around for a while now and it's almost time for the iPhone 13 to be launched in a few months. What that means is that the iPhone 12 can be bought for a lower price than its actual launch price especially during offers and sales like Prime Day that's going...

T-Mobile lets iPhone users try out its network for free without swapping SIMs

T-Mobile is offering a new way for iPhone users to test-drive its network for free for a month. The best part: you don’t need a second device or additional gear. You can try out T-Mobile's network from your existing phone while still keeping your current line. This is made possible by T-Mobile (via CNET) tapping into...

These are the Best iPhone 12 Battery Cases in Summer 2021: Give your device more juice!

The average battery life of an iPhone 12 is rated for eight hours on a single charge. While many users might be perfectly content with that, you might not be — especially if you're a heavy user. If you're having a long day and you're nowhere near a power socket, you're going to need some...

Apple launches the iPhone 12 and 12 mini in a new purple color

Apple is hosting its long-awaited launch event today for several products, but the company's first announcement today wasn't something entirely new. There's a new purple color for the iPhone 12 and 12 mini, and it will be available soon. During today's event, Apple revealed that the iPhone 12 will get a new purple color, joining the...

Next-gen Apple TV could support 120Hz refresh rate content, suggests tvOS 14.5 code

Apple is expected to launch new products at an event later this month, including new iPads, the next-gen AirPods 3, along with its second wave M1 powered Mac products. While we wait for the company to announce the official launch date, a new report now says that Apple could also be working on a refresh...

Pitting the Vivo X60 Pro Plus’ Gimbal Camera against the iPhone 12 and Galaxy S21 Ultra

Last month, I got my hands on the China version of the Vivo X60 Pro Plus and due to limited time I focused my testing on two areas -- the 50MP main camera co-engineered with Zeiss, and the quirky OriginOS software that sits somewhat buried inside the phone's standard Android skin. Now I have the global...

Apple could soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India

Apple will soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India for domestic and export purposes, at the Foxconn facility in Tamil Nadu. Unconfirmed sources suggest that the company is planning to move about 7-10% of its production to India in a move to reduce its dependency on China as a manufacturing hub. The iPhone 12 series...

Latest unc0ver release can jailbreak the iPhone 12 series and iOS 14.3

Compared to Android, where rooting is a straightforward process on many devices, iOS users don't have it that easy. The iOS ecosystem is very locked down, and Apple puts a lot of effort into making sure it stays that way. But there's a way out of Apple's walled garden, and it's called jailbreaking. Unfortunately, jailbreaking...

Apple may be making a magnetic battery pack for its iPhones

Apple has released a handful of MagSafe accessories since the iPhone 12 series was introduced, including a leather wallet and several cases. Now, a new report claims Apple is preparing another MagSafe accessory similar to its Smart Battery cases. According to Bloomberg, Apple is developing a new battery pack that would magnetically attach to the latest...