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Topic: iPhone XS

Consumer Reports finds iPhone XS and XS Max last hours longer than iPhone X, contradicts previous tests

10/02/2018, 10:10 pm

Consumer Reports has published their final test results for the iPhone XS and XS Max, yielding yet a few more surprises regarding the newest iPhones.

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Latest iOS 12.1 beta fixes sporadic iPhone and iPad recharging issues

10/02/2018, 02:10 pm

A bug in the way iOS 12 handles charging that causes devices to not charge when connected to a power source is on its way to being rectified, with a beta release of iOS 12.1 fixing the problem on iPhones and iPads affected by the issue.

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Save up to 44% on the water, dust-resistant Onyxx Qi wireless charging pad for Apple's iPhone XS & XS Max

10/02/2018, 09:10 am

Onyxx is offering readers up to 44% off its pocket-sized Qi power bank that's water and dust resistant. Currently in the funding stage on Indiegogo, those who pledge $49 plus shipping can receive one Onyxx wireless charging pad at a discount of $40 off retail.

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Photography expert debunks iPhone XS 'beautygate,' details Apple's software-driven camera system

10/02/2018, 02:10 am

Sebastiaan de With, the developer behind popular manual photography app Halide, has been putting the iPhone XS camera system through its paces. In a comprehensive look into Apple's latest shooters, de With provides an overview of computational photography, and explains how noise reduction technology might generate selfie photos that appear artificially enhanced.

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Tests show iPhone XS LTE speeds best iPhone X, can't match Galaxy Note 9 or Pixel 2

10/01/2018, 07:10 pm

Though a handful of early iPhone XS adopters are complaining about less-than-desirable cellular reception, a new test reveals Apple's latest flagship smartphones boast much improved LTE performance over last year's model. However, the XS models, which rely on Intel modems, are still behind handsets that use battle-tested Qualcomm silicon.

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Apple highlights iPhone XS camera quality in new 'Shot on iPhone' images

10/01/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple is continuing to promote the dual camera system included with the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, by featuring a number of photographs taken by the new generation of iPhones that have been shared on social media.

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Photo shootout -- Comparing the iPhone XS Max versus the iPhone X

10/01/2018, 02:10 pm

Among all the changes in iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max versus the iPhone X, the camera saw the most detail work from Apple, with changes like a new sensor on the iPhone XS Max, a brand new depth control feature, and a new Smart HDR feature which is one of the biggest improvements.

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Got a new iPhone? You should look at these essential apps from the App Store

09/29/2018, 06:09 pm

Everybody's different but there are some apps that can help us all. Apple makes plenty of these essentials, and is getting better at including most on the phone -- but there are more. AppleInsider picks the apps that should be on your new iPhone.

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Apple's iOS 12 update is causing sporadic issues with iPhone charging

09/29/2018, 05:09 pm

Multiple reports are suggesting that iOS 12 may have a bug, causing periodic and random issues with devices not charging when plugged in to a power source, or placed on a wireless charging pad without user interaction.

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These are the top 7 features of the new iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max

09/29/2018, 02:09 pm

There are lots of new features baked into Apple's latest handsets. Instead of outlining everything new, we've picked out our favorite new features that have made the biggest difference day-to-day using Apple's latest phones.

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Apple said to be working on fixing 'aggressive' skin smoothing in iPhone XS photos

09/28/2018, 09:09 am

Apple is working to solve complaints about excessive smoothing in photos shot with the iPhone XS front-facing camera, which can make images seem fake or even out of focus.

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iPhone XS & Apple Watch reviews, Marzipan, Salesforce, and much more on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/28/2018, 08:09 am

The AppleInsider Podcast discusses our iPhone XS review, the state of the iPad and Mojave's Marzipan apps, and Apple Watch Series 4.

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Today only: Save 15% on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4, HomePod, Apple TV 4K & more at eBay

09/27/2018, 11:09 am

Just in, eBay is knocking 15% off already reduced prices for 10 hours only. With a high max discount of $100 off, it's a great time to snap up the lowest prices available on Apple's latest iPhone XS, XS Max, HomePod, the popular Apple TV 4K, iPads and more.

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How to put your old iPhone to use after you bought the new iPhone XS

09/26/2018, 02:09 pm

Whether it's last year's iPhone X or a digital antique, that once-cherished device can have an entirely new life. AppleInsider shows just how that phone could still be immensely useful.

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YouTube for iOS gains HDR support for iPhone XS and XS Max, still lacks 4K

09/26/2018, 11:09 am

The YouTube app for iOS has received an update that adds support for high dynamic range video on the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, but at the same time continues lack an option to view 4K-resolution video.

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iPhone XS eSIM working for some German owners with iOS 12.1 beta

09/26/2018, 11:09 am

Although the eSIMs on the iPhone XS and XS Max aren't supposed to be functional until later this year, some people with the latest iOS 12.1 beta are already getting access, at least in Germany.

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Rematch: iPhone XS versus Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for 'Fortnite' gaming

09/26/2018, 10:09 am

About two weeks ago, AppleInsider compared the iPhone X to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 while playing Fortnite, but some complained putting a just-released phone against last year's model. With the release of the iPhone XS and XS Max, is there as much of a difference between the flagship models of both companies as last time?

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Apple build costs for 256GB iPhone XS Max estimated at $453 [u]

09/25/2018, 05:09 pm

The new 256GB iPhone XS Max is comprised of roughly $443 worth of parts according to the latest report out of TechInsights, merely $47 more than the build cost of last years 64GB iPhone X.

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iPhone XS review: There's nothing excessive about Apple's latest and greatest smartphone

09/25/2018, 11:09 am

Apple's new iPhone XS is a modest step up from last year's iPhone X, but remains a major technological leap forward for anyone who hasn't yet made the jump to the edge-to-edge design with Face ID. As with the debut of the iPhone X, if you can stomach the sticker shock, the iPhone XS is a premium, polished, near-perfect handset that showcases Apple's marriage of hardware and software at its most sublime.

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Last year's iPhone X beats iPhone XS, XS Max in battery life test

09/25/2018, 12:09 am

Though Apple claims its latest iPhone XS and XS Max tout modest improvements in operational battery life compared to last year's iPhone X, a test performed on production hardware suggests the new devices are not quite their predecessor's equal.

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