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Use iOS AR Apps to Help Redecorate Your Apartment

Apple’s ARKit for iOS 11 makes it relatively easy for developers to take advantage of the company’s augmented reality features, and gives consumers the opportunity to interact with a virtual world layered over your actual environment. Augmented reality games are certainly the flashiest way to demonstrate its many…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We Tested 5 Wireless Chargers for the iPhone and This is the Best

A few weeks ago, I tested almost every one of Apple’s wired charging solutions to find out which one was best. Job done, right? Well not quite, because this year’s crop of iPhone’s are Apple’s first handsets to have built-in wireless charging too! Then, to make things even more confusing, Apple’s most recent software…Read more… […]

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We Tested iPhone Fast-Charging and You Should Definitely Upgrade Your Charger

Your iPhone can charge a lot faster than you thought. When Apple announced the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the company glossed over the fact that all three of its new handsets were capable of fast charging—similar to what Android phones have been doing for years. Even now, if you go the spec page […]

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iOS 11.2 Is Bringing Faster Wireless Charging

iPhone 8 and iPhone X owners using wireless charging pads to power their devices are about to receive a pleasant surprise thanks to a software update: Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.2 will add support for faster wireless charging for the Qi-compatible smartphones. Updating your phone isn’t enough to boost your charging…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get iOS 11.2, Which Brings iPhone X Wallpapers to Older iPhones

Apple just released iOS 11.1, but it’s already testing out the next big software update (3:22 pm – updated to reflect the public release of iOS 11.1). The first developer preview for iOS 11.2 arrived this week, bringing some small but exciting improvements to the operating system.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Google Made the Pixel XL 2 Even Harder to Repair Than Last Year’s Model

Smartphone-makers like Apple and Samsung don’t want you to repair their devices on your own (that’s what the protection plan is for), and apparently Google isn’t any different. A teardown of the newly released Pixel XL 2 reveals that it’s actually harder to fix than last year’s Pixel XL thanks to one key difference:…Read more… […]

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Google Made the Pixel XL 2 Even Harder to Repair Than Last Year’s Model

Smartphone-makers like Apple and Samsung don’t want you to repair their devices on your own (that’s what the protection plan is for), and apparently Google isn’t any different. A teardown of the newly released Pixel XL 2 reveals that it’s actually harder to fix than last year’s Pixel XL thanks to one key difference:…Read more… […]

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There’s a New Way to Force Restart on the iPhone 8—Here’s How to Do It

Apple is quickly moving away from the classic iPhone Home button we all know and love. Last year’s iPhone 7 replaced the physical button with a touchpad and haptic feedback, and the upcoming iPhone X removes it entirely in favor of a futuristic face-scanning camera.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The iPhone Has Wireless Charging. Now What?

It only took five years since the inductive charging standard’s adoption by nearly every major manufacturer, but Apple has finally added Qi inductive charging (also known as wireless charging) to its mobile devices. Sure, better late than never, but do people need to care about having yet another way to charge their…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The iPhone Has Wireless Charging. Now What?

It only took five years since the inductive charging standard’s adoption by nearly every major manufacturer, but Apple has finally added Qi inductive charging (also known as wireless charging) to its mobile devices. Sure, better late than never, but do people need to care about having yet another way to charge their…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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5 Announcements From Apple’s iPhone 8 Event That Actually Matter

Apple just unleashed 2 hours of hype, bringing media and fans to its new Cupertino headquarters to unveil its latest lineup of gadgets and software. There’s a lot of information to sift through, and most of it isn’t really all that exciting. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Everything Apple Announced Today

Holy heck, everyone, Apple just announced new iPhones, and for the first time in years, they actually look new and different. The big headliner is the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone Ten”) while the appearance of the iPhone 8 surprised some fans. Less surprising were upgrades to Apple TV and the Apple Watch. But…Read more… Continue […]

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iPhone 8: Wireless Charging, New Camera Features, and a Better Screen

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a lot in common with last year’s iPhone 7, but a new processor, improved camera, wireless charging, and the iPad Pros’s True Tone display might be compelling reasons to upgrade again.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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iPhone 8: Wireless Charging, New Camera Features, and a Better Screen

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a lot in common with last year’s iPhone 7, but a new processor, improved camera, wireless charging, and the iPad Pros’s True Tone display might be compelling reasons to upgrade again.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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