The iPhone XS Max 256GB + AirPods Giveaway (Last Chance)

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Check out today’s giveaway, the The iPhone XS Max 256GB + AirPods Giveaway. w00t! Sign up to receive deal emails to enter the giveaway—if you’re already signed up for those emails, simply enter. It’s that simple, so get to it! This is the last chance, as this giveaway is coming to a close.

New Shot on iPhone XS Film Explores Cuban Surfing

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Apple released a new ‘Shot on iPhone XS’ film to share experiences from the Cuban surfing community. Called “Ola Cubana” it was shot by professional surf photographer Zak Noyle using the iPhone XS Max with a Freefly Novi Cinema Robot stabilizer, FILMic Pro app, AxisGO waterproof container, and BeastGrip universal lens adapter and rigging system. The video was directed by Nick Woytuk, and there is also a shorter behind the scenes video. Surfing in Cuba can be a challenge, because the materials to make the surfboards are hard to find.

iPhone XS Max DxOMark Score Ranks it Fourth

· Andrew Orr · Link

The iPhone XS Max DxOMark score causes the iPhone to rank fourth in the list. With a score of 82 it barely edges out the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus.

Achieving a DxOMark front camera score of 82, the Apple iPhone XS Max puts in a solid performance for both still and moving images during our tests, and is a nice improvement over its predecessor, the iPhone X. For still photos, the device boasts some great strengths for selfie shooters, including excellent HDR, bokeh shots, and detail at close range, which are among the best results we’ve observed for front cameras.

Raised issues include noise, white balance, and skin rendering.

Three New Colors for Apple iPhone XS Cases

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Apple has released its iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max silicone cases in three new colors. The new colors are Hibiscus, Mellow Yellow and Pacific Green. The case costs $39. The company also introduced Apple Watch Sport Bands in the three new colors, at a cost $49. In addition, there are new Nike Sports bands in Celestial/Black, Olive Flak/Black and Smokey Mauve/Particle Beige for the same price. The cases will be ready for delivery on Monday and in-store on Tuesday (via MacRumors).

Three New Colors for Apple iPhone XS Cases

Apple Heads Into the Holidays With a Particularly Strong Lineup

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple and a Big Pile of Cash

After what looked to be a rather bleak year in terms of new Apple products, the company came out swinging this fall with a strong overall lineup of Macs, iPads and iPhones. John sizes up Apple’s prospects.

Get Cheap Apple Devices With These eBay Deals

· Andrew Orr · News

eBay has a bunch of deals today, and several of them involve cheap Apple devices. Get deals on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and AirPods.

iOS 12.1 Reportedly Shipping on October 30th

· Jeff Gamet · News

iPhone XS with dual SIM support setup

Apple will reportedly release iOS 12.1 on October 30th, which is the same day as its “There’s More in the Making” media event.

How to Use Depth Control With iPhone XS/Max & XR Camera

· John Martellaro · How-To

iPhone Depth Control feature

With the new iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, using Portrait mode, you can invoke Depth Control to change the depth of field after the photo is taken. John shows us how.

AI, Chatting With Lightbulbs and iPad Miracles

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Philips Hue Signe light strip floor lamp

Modern technology, like AI, can look dorky and error prone in its early stages. We make fun of it. Then it matures before our eyes. Chatted with a lightbulb lately?

Apple Looking into iPhone XS LTE Issue

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple is currently looking into the iPhone XS LTE issue, which affects a certain number of iPhone XS and XS Max owners.