Tuesday, October 27

iPhone News

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Kids Help Phone now accessible on Facebook Messenger

Kids Help Phone is now available through Facebook Messenger for the first time, offering youth and adults access to 24/7 crisis support. The new feature was thanks to generous funding from the RBC Foundation and an anonymous donor, explains Kids Help Phone. “This has been a difficult time for people's mental health: the pandemic has created a new layer of fear, stress and worry in our lives. In collaboration with internationally recognized mental health partners such as Kids Help Phone, we are working to help Canadians easily access wellness support and resources through our platforms. ”Said Jessica Smith, Associate Manager of Public Policy, Facebook Canada, in a statement emailed to iPhone in Canada. Also available today is a Instagram guide for young people "with advice on...
Apple TV, iPhone News, Siri Remote, steve jobs

Former Apple Engineer Recalls Development Process Behind Apple TV Remote

Following the discontinuation of the standalone “Remote” app for Apple TV, a former Apple engineer has tweeted how it evolved and how he helped with the design and development of the current Siri Remote. Last week, Apple removed the "Remote" app, which was first introduced as iTunes Remote before switching to a controller for Apple TV. The Cupertino dropped the app in favor of using the included Siri Remote for Apple TV, or the software-based version for its iOS devices, built into the Control Center. Now, former Apple engineer Alan Cannistraro has posted a series of tweets explaining the history of the tool since its first code, written in 2006: While we shipped it with only iTunes and ‌Apple TV‌ control, my prototype also allowed me to turn lights, TVs and receivers on / of...
iPhone 12, iPhone News

IPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro users complaining about scratched screens

Despite Apple's claims that the iPhone 12's Ceramic Shield display is 4 times more durable than previous iPhones, some early iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro buyers have complained about scratches on their screens. CultOfMac is reporting. Apple details the Ceramic Shield display as a toughened glass material with an innovative glass structure, but it still seems prone to scratches from everyday use. YouTuber Marques Brownlee He also says that his new iPhone 12 has been scratched on the screen after a few days.So my iPhone 12 Pro has no scratches yet, but these demo units at T-Mobile ... pic.twitter.com/FyUhwDeT7p - Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) October 26, 2020However, on the contrary, a YouTube channel review MobileReviewsEh suggests that the new iPhone 12 is more shock...
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YouTube shares tips and tricks for watching your favorite videos

YouTube today shared its top 5 tips and tricks to get the most out of your favorite videos on the platform, including any new updates you can try starting today. Tip No. # 1: find what you're looking for with video chapters Video chapters help you navigate videos better by allowing you to advance to a specific section of a video, rewatch a part of a video, and more. YouTube is also expanding this feature to include a new list view that you can find by tapping or clicking on the chapter title in the player. Tip No. # 2: a more optimized player page To make subtitles more accessible, YouTube has moved the button to a more prominent location, directly in the video player on phones. YouTube has also moved the autoplay toggle to make it easier to turn it on or off while you wa...
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Pinterest Introduces iOS 14 Home Screen Widget for Daily Inspiration

Pinterest has today Announced the release of an iOS 14 widget for daily inspiration, allowing users to include their own or follow-up dashboard on their home screen. The widget image will change hourly or daily, depending on Pinner's preferences. The widget comes at a time when iOS users are looking for ways to continually update their homescreen aesthetic in search of inspiration, well-being, and positivity. Users can get all kinds of inspirational ideas on Pinterest, from Halloween decor to fall recipes, quotes, travel ideas, and more. Here's how you can get the Pinterest widget on your iOS home screen:Hold an area on your screen and tap the plus sign in the upper left corner to choose Pinterest from the widgets. Select the size of the widget and add it to your home scre...
Tyler Stalman looks at iPhone 12 from a photographer’s perspective [VIDEO]
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Tyler Stalman looks at iPhone 12 from a photographer’s perspective [VIDEO]

Professional photographer Tyler stalman just posted a review of the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro in a new youtube video, comparing the latest iPhones to older models from a photographer's point of view. Stalman's review gives us an informative overview of the latest iPhones from a photographer's perspective, and also what's to come next. Check out the embedded video below and share your thoughts with us in the comment section.
16-Inch MacBook Pro, iPhone News

Boot Camp refers to the unreleased 16-inch MacBook Pro from 2020

Apple recently released an update for its Boot Camp utility to install Windows on a Mac, and in its release notes, the company appears to have mentioned a previously unreleased 2020 model of the 16-inch MacBook Pro. MacRumors is reporting. So far, there are no reports suggesting an update to the 2020 16-inch MacBook Pro. 16-inch MacBook Pro launched in November 2019 with slimmer bezels, 9th Gen Intel Core processors, up to 64GB of RAM, up to 8TB of SSD storage, AMD Radeon Pro 5000M series graphics, and upgraded speakers and microphones. Below are the Boot Camp update release notes mentioning the 2020 16-inch MacBook Pro:The Boot Camp 6.1.13 update improves the compatibility of your Mac when running Windows through Boot Camp. This update: - Improves the quality of audio re...
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Facebook Launches Cloud-Based Game Streaming Service, Unavailable on iOS

Facebook is this week official launch a cloud-based streaming service for its gaming rig, after months of beta testing in select geographic locations. The new Facebook service, which is part of its Facebook Gaming project, will offer people access to smartphone games without the need to download or install an application. Instead, Facebook said that people can play these games on a computer through its Facebook Gaming website or through its Facebook app on devices running Google's Android software. "Facebook Gaming has released several cloud games on the Facebook app and [web] browser, instantly playable, no download required, ”writes Facebook VP Jason Rubin. “Cloud game streaming promises to provide unprecedented access to games on all screens. And while we are delighted t...
Apple shares a photo on the iPhone 12 Pro Experiment ‘Dark Universe’ [VIDEOS]
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Apple shares a photo on the iPhone 12 Pro Experiment ‘Dark Universe’ [VIDEOS]

Apple has shared a photo on iPhone 12 Pro video, which aims to showcase the low-light video capabilities of your latest iPhone. The video titled "Experiments V: Dark Universe" was commissioned by Apple, again commissioning Donghoon Jun and James Thornton from Incite for these videos. "We wanted to push the iPhone 12 Pro with its Dolby Vision and low-light recording capabilities to the limit," Incite said. Check out the video below and behind the scenes:[RELATED: iPhone 12 Pro Review and Hands-On] Apple launched its iPhone 12 Pro Y iPhone 12 on Friday October 23rd. The pre-order of the iPhone 12 Pro Max launches on Friday, November 6, along with the iPhone 12 mini.
Latest Allstate iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and PhoneBuff drop tests [VIDEO]
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Latest Allstate iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and PhoneBuff drop tests [VIDEO]

We've already seen the first iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro drop tests by AllApplePro, but more have arrived. This morning, Allstate released its iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro drop tests, using a machine to place these new iPhones on the sidewalks. "Through upside down, backward and downward break drop tests, Allstate's protection plans found that the Ceramic Shield front cover is certainly more durable, but not damage-proof," the company said in a email to iPhone in Canada. The iPhone 12 screen with Ceramic Shield didn't shatter from 6-foot drops, but the iPhone 12 Pro did. The iPhone 12 did not break the rear in the back drop tests, unlike the iPhone 12 Pro. Both phones were relatively unscathed in the face down drop tests. Also, the flat-side design appears to improve durabilit...
Final iPhone 12 and 12 Pro iFixit teardown is now available [VIDEO]
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Final iPhone 12 and 12 Pro iFixit teardown is now available [VIDEO]

Image: iFixit With the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro officially available, I fix it He was able to get his hands on Apple's newest devices, not to use them, but to tear them down and take a look at what's inside. Following a live teardown of the two technological wonders, I fix itFinal teardown summary it is now on your website. Disassembly experts saw changes early on, with the chassis of both devices now opening from the right edge. At first glance, the innards of the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro appear to be remarkably identical, with the exception of an additional telephoto lens on the Pro. The iFixit team found the screens and batteries of both devices to be functionally interchangeable. Perhaps the biggest change from older iPhones is the fact that the logic board has a new position w...
The iPhone 12 Pro can measure a person’s height thanks to LiDAR [How To]
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The iPhone 12 Pro can measure a person’s height thanks to LiDAR [How To]

The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are finally available for purchase, giving enthusiasts around the world the opportunity to play games with the devices and discover all that they have to offer. According to MacRumors, he iPhone 12 Pro is able to accurately measure the height of a person, as indicated in an update iPhone user guide. The iPhone 12 Pro has a LiDAR sensor, a trinket capable of measuring distances by firing lasers at targets and analyzing reflected light. It's this sensor that allows the iPhone 12 Pro to accurately measure a person's height from head to toe (or hat, if you're wearing one!). To measure a person's height with your iPhone, simply:Open the Measure application. Position your device so that the target is within the app's viewer, from head to toe. As soon as t...