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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...

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...

Apple iPhone 13 expected to feature Always-On Display, along with 120Hz refresh rate

We are just about a month and a half into 2021, enjoying our iPhone 12, and we are already being greeted by some promising leaks for the next generation of iPhone, the iPhone 13, or the iPhone 12S, whatever it ends up being called. A bunch of information has recently popped up from various sources...

Need quality accessories for your Galaxy S21 or iPhone 12? ESR has you covered with their current sales

Look, you just paid a thousand dollars (or more!) for your smartphone. You should probably throw a screen protector and case on it. The last thing anyone wants is to get their brand new Galaxy S21 Ultra, and within a few days or weeks, you get a mysterious ding or scratch on it! ESR knows...

Discussion: Would you pay for a charger separately with each new phone?

Apple is undisputedly the biggest trendsetter in the smartphone industry. Despite ridicule from Android fans and brands, these controversial trends by Apple end up materializing and being adopted by these very brands. The latest in the series is the removal of a charger from the box of the iPhone 12 and future phones. Whether you...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5: Which phone is for you?

Last week, we did a camera showdown between the Apple iPhone 12 and the Google Pixel 5. Today, it’s time for an overall comparison that takes into account everything else about the two latest phones from the two tech superpowers. Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5: Specification Comparison Specifications Apple iPhone 12 Google Pixel 5 Build Aluminum mid-frame Glass...