iPhone

Who the hell is BOE, Apple’s new iPhone 12 screen supplier?

It’s a strange fact in the world of electronics that many competing brands you would think to be sworn enemies actually rely heavily on each other to make flagship products. This fact is thrown into sharpest relief when, as has happens frequently, companies sue each other while continuing to collaborate.

While Apple designs the market-leading CPUs that power its iPhone devices – and, soon, the silicon inside its MacBooks – the company has long relied on third-party manufacturers for its screens. Apple’s list of chosen suppliers has forever been dominated by big-name competitor brands, namely South Korea’s LG and

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How to take better photos with your iPhone camera

The iPhone’s default camera app is a relatively simple affair. For most people that has long been a positive thing, but there’s still plenty of hidden features and photography tricks to get the most from your iPhone photos, whether you have an older model or the more advanced on board cameras of the iPhone 11 series.

All of these photography tips and tricks can be used with the iPhone’s native camera app, so there’s no need to install anything new, shell out for any expensive apps, or have the faff of learning a new interface. Bonus. If we can teach

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Apple and BMW’s digital car key hints at the future of the iPhone

At WWDC this week, Apple unveiled one of the first uses of its U1 chips These chips, which utilise a wireless technology called ultra-wideband (UWB), are referred to by Apple as “GPS at the scale of your living room”. Or you could call it Bluetooth on steroids.

Apple’s U1-chipped iPhones will now be able to serve as digital car keys to wirelessly unlock and start your car. NFC digital car keys are not new, Samsung has its own version, but they require you to get your phone out and physically tap the door to unlock. This new UWB method (that

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The 10 iOS 14 features that will transform your iPhone in 2020

We didn’t get any fresh hardware at Apple’s virtual WWDC 2020 keynote, but iPhone owners are in for a very promising selection of new features when iOS 14 lands this autumn. There’s nothing as all-consuming as dark mode this time, but with some long-overdue visual shake-ups, genuinely new features and refined privacy controls, it all looks rather neat to us.

Change your default email and browser

One of the most popular upcoming features, according to WIRED’s scientific method of checking Twitter post-keynote, is Apple finally relenting and allowing us to switch default email and browser apps to third parties. You’ve

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