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First iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown shows off gigantic new battery

A teardown video divulges one of the specs Apple refuses to reveal about the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The new phone includes a 3,969 mAh battery, significantly larger than the one inside the XS Max. See

Apple recycles rare-earth elements rather than buying from China

Apple found a way around China’s domination of the market for rare-earth elements: it’s getting these important materials recycled. The reused rare earths go into an important component of iPhone

Apple rolls out iOS 13.1 beta 4 ahead of September 30 release

Apple today rolled out iOS 13.1 beta four ahead of the update’s public release on September 30. The latest release is available to both public and developer testers. It doesn’t appear to make any

iPhone 11 Pro camera is so good, it’s changing the way cameras are tested

The first reviews for the iPhone 11 cameras are in, and you would think photography is about to be reinvented. Tech reviewers sound especially impressed with two features, the ultra-wide lens and the

Apple: European Commission doesn’t understand our business

Apple says that the European Commission doesn’t understand its business — and places way too much emphasis on the importance of its Irish divisions. The accusation was made on the second day of

Why Apple TV+’s Ghostwriter and Helpsters could prove so important

We’ve got our first glimpse of what Apple TV+’s kid-friendly programming is going to look like, thanks to trailers for Ghostwriter and Helpsters. Ghostwriter reboots a popular children’s

Give your iPhone the in-hand feel of a proper camera [Deals]

We take so many pictures with our phones, it might make sense to think of them as cameras that also make calls. But they don’t quite feel or work like a dedicated camera, unless you get this

Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: All about the always-on

Is Apple Watch Series 5 really worth the upgrade if you already have an older model? The answer is yes if you care about an always-on display, according to the first reviews out today. Here’s what

Senior UK Spotify exec jumps ship to Apple Music

A Spotify executive described as “one of the most senior and best connected figures at Spotify’s UK HQ” has jumped ship to Apple. Former BBC Radio 1 and Spotify employee Austin Daboh will act as the

Fortnite update adds new Party Hub, Split View support on iPad

Fortnite’s brand new Party Hub makes it easier than ever for mobile players to stay in touch with friends. You can use it to chat to other players both inside and outside of the game. It will tell you

Today in Apple history: iOS 7’s major redesign divides fans

September 18, 2013: iOS 7 makes its public debut with a radical redesign that divides the tech world. The biggest overhaul Apple’s mobile operating system has seen in years, iOS 7 ditches the

Shot on iPhone 11 Pro video shows off Tokyo in its futuristic glory

The iPhone Pro 11’s dazzling trio of rear-cameras is one of the most praised features of the new phones in early reviews. Now we get to see the results for ourselves. Filmmaker Andy To recently went

iPhone 11 battery, RAM details revealed in regulatory filings

New regulatory filings have spilled fresh details on the bigger batteries packed into iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max. They also reveal exactly how much RAM each model offers. Here’s what you need

Apple explores using multi-user eye tracking for games and more

A computer tracking where its user is looking isn’t that complicated, but eye tracking two people simultaneously is more challenging. Apple worked out a method, and sees the potential for games,

iPhone 11 uses Intel’s last 4G modem

The end of the Apple’s war with Qualcomm didn’t come soon enough for this chip maker to get its 4G modems into the 2019 iPhone models. All three of Apple’s new handsets use a modem designed before

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Braven’s newest Bluetooth speakers are shockproof and waterproof

A group of tech-loving outdoor enthusiasts created a line of four rugged Bluetooth speakers for Braven. They range from a high-end model capable of pumping music throughout any campground down to a

Facebook eyes 2023 launch for smart glasses project

Apple’s long-rumored AR glasses project could get some competition from the world’s biggest social network company. Facebook is reportedly developing its own augmented reality glasses. The social

How to stop your kids from wasting their lives on Apple Arcade

New subscription gaming service Apple Arcade is here1, and it looks like an incredible deal. For just $5 per month, everyone in your family gets unlimited access to dozens of exclusive games (with a

New clear cases by Totallee protect and show off iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max

This post on iPhone 11 cases is presented by Totallee. “This is why we can’t have nice things,” someone once said, realizing they had failed to protect their nice thing. Despite being surrounded by