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Google and Apple join Next G Alliance, years ahead of commercial 6G

You may still be struggling to get a 3G signal where you are, let alone 5G, but get with the program, square - 6G is where it’s at, at least if you’re Google and Apple. Both companies have joined the US trade group The Next G Alliance, a collection of potential 6G stakeholders, due to...

Get the Apple Airpods Pro with free next-day delivery for just $194!

The Apple Airpods Pro are a popular and powerful pair of earbuds. While it's Apple brand, the earbuds can connect to any Bluetooth enabled device, so Android users also get in on the Airpods experience. With the ability to seamlessly listen to music, take calls, and anything else you'd need to do, Airpods have always...

Apple iPhone 12 Mini Hands-on: It’s so tiny

Almost from the moment it was announced, the iPhone 12 Mini elicited excitement and garnered praise from fans and tech writers alike because they are apparently tired of large phones. And while I generally love big screens, I can see the iPhone 12 Mini's appeal after testing it for the past day and a half....

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Hands-on: Big Phone, Big Improvements?

Apple’s biggest ever iPhone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, is here. Unlike the previous two “Max” iPhones, there’s more that separates the iPhone 12 Pro Max from other devices in the iPhone 12 series than just a larger screen. I’ve been using it heavily for the past 36 hours, and here are my thoughts on Apple's...

Apple shifts from Intel to ARM with the M1 SoC in the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13, and Mac Mini

As promised, Apple at its ‘One More Thing’ event has officially launched its custom ARM-based chipset for its Mac lineup. The new M1 is the first Apple Silicon system-on-chip (SoC) that is designed based on the company’s successful ARM-based mobile chips seen on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Apple had first spoken about its...

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...

Apple iPhone 12 vs OnePlus 8T: A closer battle than you think

Ever since Apple announced the iPhone 12, tech writers — including yours truly — have been busy comparing it against the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and Google Pixel 5. They're the obvious comparisons — since Samsung and Google are respectively Apple's biggest rivals in hardware and software. But what if I told you the OnePlus...

Apple to hold “One More Thing” event on November 10

Apple today confirmed it will hold one last virtual event in 2020. The event, which takes place on Tuesday, November 10, is expected to see the company unveil a lineup of Mac products equipped with Apple Silicon. While the iPhone 12 will likely grab mainstream headlines over the holiday season, Apple fans have been eagerly anticipating...

iPhone 12 vs Pixel 5 Camera Shootout: Can Apple’s new sensor beat Google’s computational prowess?

When Google set out to make the Pixel, it probably had the iPhone in mind — a device that Google can have total say over software and hardware, one that represents the purest version of Android, and perhaps become the default Android phone. While Google never really got there — the Pixels never sold well,...

Xiaomi overtook Apple to become the third largest smartphone vendor in Q3

After briefly losing its pole position to Huawei in Q2 2020, Samsung has reclaimed its spot as the #1 smartphone vendor globally in Q3 2020. As per the latest smartphone market research reports from Counterpoint Research, IDC, and Canalys, the South Korean giant shipped close to 80 million smartphones in the quarter and captured a...

Apple accelerates efforts towards building its own search engine to replace Google

Apple is said to be accelerating efforts towards its own search engine, to be rolled out on its products instead of Google. Reports suggest that Apple is moving quickly to avoid being mired in the upcoming anti-trust action being taken against Google by the US Government. There’s already early evidence of the move in iOS14, launched...

Apple’s next AirPods Pro may ditch the stem to be more compact

Apple will reportedly introduce two new sets of true wireless earbuds next year, according to a Bloomberg report. The more expensive model will be a redesigned pair of AirPods Pro coming in the early part of next year. In addition, Apple is reportedly making new entry-level AirPods, along with over-ear headphones. The new AirPods Pro will...