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iPhone 8 vs Galaxy Note 8 vs Essential Phone (leading the way)

iPhone 8 vs Galaxy Note 8 vs Essential Phone (leading the way)

Rumors and insider tips have given us a generally good idea of what's to come with regard to Apple and Samsung's next hero devices. The Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone 8 - or iPhone Pro, if you prefer - are rumored to come with displays that cover nearly their entire frontside. As for the Essential Phone - we found out earlier this week that Andy Rubin wants to bring the fight right to the doorsteps of both of the biggest names in mobile.

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Apple Pencil power comes to iPhone with Wacom Bamboo Sketch

Apple Pencil power comes to iPhone with Wacom Bamboo Sketch

Today Wacom revealed two new stylus devices, one of which works on the iPhone (and the iPad). While the Apple Pencil only works on "Pro" devices like the iPad Pro, this Wacom Bamboo Sketch works on both iPhone and iPad. This device lets users "draw on their iOS devices like they would with a pen and paper."

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Carpool Karaoke: The Series arrives for Apple Music users on August 8

Carpool Karaoke: The Series arrives for Apple Music users on August 8

Apple has announced that its customers will soon have access to Carpool Karaoke: The Series, a show that revolves around celebrities getting in a car and having fun with others over topics that include music, comedy, and more. According to Apple, the series will be available to Apple Music subscribers starting on August 8, bringing them new episodes every Tuesday in more than one hundred countries around the globe.

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Apple is to blame for your Nintendo Switch shortage

Apple is to blame for your Nintendo Switch shortage

For months now, the Nintendo Switch has been difficult to find. Strong demand has resulted in restocks that sell out almost immediately, but we're learning today that demand may only be one part of the equation. A new report says that Nintendo may be competing with mobile phone makers for parts, making the Switch even rarer.

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Latest iPhone 8 leaked schematics show no fingerprint sensor

Latest iPhone 8 leaked schematics show no fingerprint sensor

Among all the rumors, tipped, and speculated features of the iPhone 8, there are two that no one can seem to agree on up to now. The first is just how much of its face the iPhone 8's supposedly OLED screen will take up. But the more divisive "feature" is the location of the Touch ID sensor. The latest batch of leaked images seem to paint a worst case scenario where there might not not be a fingerprint sensor at all, be it on the back or under the screen.

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10 iPad Pro apps to help you ditch the laptop

10 iPad Pro apps to help you ditch the laptop

Apple has been harping on and on about how the iPad Pro is not a PC and more than a PC but it hasn't exactly said much about how. Aside from, of course, having a keyboard accessory and running Microsoft Office's mobile suite. There is a grain of truth in that, of course. Thanks to the iPad Pro's beefy specs and the almighty Pencil, it definitely comes close to replacing your PC. Here are 10 classes of apps that can help you leave the bulky laptop at home while you go about your merry way.

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Apple opens flagship Singapore store, its first retail outlet in Southeast Asia

Apple opens flagship Singapore store, its first retail outlet in Southeast Asia

Saturday saw the official opening of Apple's new retail store in Singapore, also marking the first Apple Store to open in Southeast Asia. Officially known as Apple Orchard Road, the store is the latest of Apple's next-generation retail stores, feature design elements like a large, all-glass front, open spaces to be used for community-focused events such as Today at Apple, tree planters inside, and custom wood furniture.

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Galaxy Note 8 specs tip the big war with iPhone 8

Galaxy Note 8 specs tip the big war with iPhone 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be released later this year and now, more than ever, its hardware aims to fight the next iPhone. The iPhone 8 - or iPhone Edition, or iPhone Pro as it might instead be called - has been tipped to skip a step in the world of yearly iPhone upgrades. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8's specifications can be found within a range of specs already released - starting with the Galaxy S8 Plus.

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Apple ‘Neural Engine’ AI processor tipped in development

Apple ‘Neural Engine’ AI processor tipped in development

Apple is developing a chip called 'Neural Engine' that will be dedicated to artificial intelligence tasks, according to new sources. This AI processor will handle things like speech recognition, facial recognition, and other 'advanced capabilities' for Apple products. Artificial intelligence tasks will reportedly be handled by this new dedicated chip rather than the device's primary processor, helping with battery life and more.

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Apple’s streaming WWDC 2017 keynote is June 5th: How to watch

Apple’s streaming WWDC 2017 keynote is June 5th: How to watch

Wanted to go to Apple's WWDC 2017 developer event, but couldn't get tickets? You'll still be able to watch the opening keynote in real-time, with Apple confirming that it will again be streaming the event when it kicks off on June 5th. From 10am PT for what will probably last around two hours, we're expecting to hear about the latest features coming to macOS and iOS, and maybe a little hardware news too.

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Pokemon GO Unown event : legendary keys and clues!

Pokemon GO Unown event : legendary keys and clues!

Over the past several updates to Pokemon GO, Niantic has been preparing for an inevitable event - and here's how we see it being Unown-heavy. On June 30th, 2016, SlashGear called Pokemon GO the best game EVER - that was just a few days before the first APK release to start the game worldwide, officially. If Niantic follows plans we've been tipped (anonymously, as always), we'll see the biggest event in the short history of Pokemon GO - and it'll arrive in just over a month!

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The iPhone 8’s Touch ID will be right in the OLED report claims

The iPhone 8’s Touch ID will be right in the OLED report claims

The iPhone 8 will embed its fingerprint scanner into its display, a new report claims to confirm, with a new technology helping minimize the bezels while maintaining Touch ID's convenient location. Speculation has been rife about the flagship iOS smartphone expected to launch later this year, particularly with regards to how it will balance existing specifications that iPhone fans now expect with Apple's own desire to slim down the handset's bezels significantly. Part of that will involve using a brand new display technology.

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