iPhone XS and XS Max Available Now For $699

· Charlotte Henry · News

iPhone XS refurb store

The iPhone XS and XS Max are currently available from $699 on the refurb store – $200 down on the original retail price.

Apple Shares 'Cascade' Experiments Video Shot on iPhone XS

· Andrew Orr · Link

Over the weekend Apple shared a video called ‘Cascade’ shot on iPhone XS by Donghoon Jun and James Thornton of Incite in collaboration with WET.

The video offers incredibly close-up looks at water in a variety of different environments, showcasing the potential of the iPhone XS camera. The video shows off features such as slo-mo, 4K, and more.

It’s a beautiful video and part of Apple’s Experiments series.

New iPhone XR Deal: $18.99/month Offer

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple continues to promote the cheaper model with a new iPhone XR deal. Sign up in an Apple Store and get it for US$18.99/month.

New Shot on iPhone Video 'The Bucket' Celebrates Chinese New Year

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

As expected, the latest “Shot on iPhone” video landed Thursday, to celebrate Chinese New Year. Shot on an iPhone XS by filmmaker Jia Zhangke, The Bucket tells the story of a man heading to the city for Chinese New Year, and the bucket his mother gives him for his travels filled with the taste of home.

Counting the Angels That Can Dance on an iPhone Display

· John Martellaro · Link

iPhone XS notch

Theologians ponder how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. This article does the same with a discussion about whether a hole punch in your iPhone display is better than a notch. OMG. I laughed ’till it hurt.

New iPhone XS Film - the Story of 'Football Island,' American Samoa

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

American Samoa is known as “Football Island.” The small island produces athletes that are 56 times more likely to play in the NFL than other Americans. A stunning new “Shot on iPhone” film tells the story of one of the island’s NFL wannabes, 17-year-old Eddie Siaumau, and a lone palm tree in the ocean. It was shot using iPhone XS with a DJI Osmo Mobile 2, FiLMiC Pro, Joby GripTight PRO Video GP Stand, NiSi Smartphones Filter Kit.

New 'Shot on iPhone XS' Film Set for Chinese New Year Release

· Charlotte Henry · Link

Shot on iPhone XS Chinese New Year

Apple looks set to release a new “Shot on iPhone XS” film in the near future. 9to5Mac picked up on Chinese reports which indicated that the new clip will be will be released to coincide with Chinese New Year. Those reports suggested that the latest iPhone XS short will be officially announced on January 25th. Apple released a “Shot on iPhone XS” film back in September 2018. It showed off the camera’s slow motion, time-lapse, and 4K capabilities.

A post on Chinese social network QQ.com shares what appears to be teaser materials for the film. Text invites you to click on text to reveal the protagonist of the film, and doing so reveals a man with a taped-up bucket … Other text asks whose story will be told, and how the secret will be kept, revealing further images of the man on the back of a motorcycle and a closer shot of the bucket.

Apple Expands iPhone Trade-in Program

· Charlotte Henry · News

iPhone XR smartphone available in several colors

Apple extended a promotional trade-in program to countries around the world, so more people can get more money off a new iPhone XS or XR.

Pro Photographer Tyler Stalman Reviews iPhone XR, XS Cameras

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Professional photographer Tyler Stalman reviews the iPhone XR and iPhone XS cameras in a video. He talks about all of the new features, like Smart HDR, the new image signal processor, and how the wide-angle lens is slightly wider than previous models. Speaking of Smart HDR, he noted that it only works with video shot at 30 fps or lower. But it works whether you’re shooting in 720p, 1080p, or 4K. Mr. Stalman also notes something he found that can correct the blurring problems around the edges of subjects when you shoot in Portrait Mode.

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.