As ever, the camera system is one of the most important features in the new iPhones. Apple’s SVP of product marketing Phil Schiller played the same role he always does at each iPhone announcement, breaking down the camera technology in depth and explaining the improvements. This year he went as far as to pronounce that the iPhone XS will hail “a new era of photography.” But the days where Apple held a major lead over every Android manufacturer are long gone. Google’s innovative approach to computational photography with the Pixel line means they’re now the phones to beat in terms of pure image quality, while competitors like Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus and Huawei’s P20 Pro have strong claims to supremacy in areas like low-light performance. The iPhone 8 and X have good cameras, to be sure, but it’s hard to make the case that they’re the best. Can the iPhone XS catch up? The biggest hardware upgrade this year is the new, larger … [Read more...] about Can Apple’s iPhone XS camera catch up to Google’s Pixel?
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Amazon is offering Prime members an exclusive 66% discount on their first three members of Audible this month as an early Prime Day deal. Through July 31, you can start an Audible membership (or re-activate one) for just $4.95 per month for three months. After that time, the price of the membership will rise to its regular price of $14.95 per month. If you're not yet a Prime member, you can start a free 30-day trial to get in on this deal and all the rest of the Prime Day offers. You'll be billed monthly for the service, so if you decide during the first month that it isn't for you, you can cancel your subscription immediately after only having paid $5. You'll get one credit each month, which are each good for any audiobook on Audible regardless of its price. You'll also get access to podcasts and other audio programs ad-free. Additional audiobooks beyond the credits you receive are discounted by as much as 30%. If you want, you can swap books out for no extra charge. And if you cancel … [Read more...] about Catch up on the latest books any time with an Audible subscription for $5 per month
By Gieson Cacho | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: June 12, 2018 at 4:54 pm | UPDATED: June 13, 2018 at 6:43 am So you missed the Golden State Warriors championship parade. We get it. Not everyone could skip a work day to celebrate with the Bay Area’s newest dynasty. With that in mind, the Bay Area News Group staff was on hand to record video of the full parade and have all the important moments for you. In more than one instance, Warrior stars came down from the bus and interacted with fans. Champagne was sprayed. Players such as Nick Young aka Swaggy P walked around shirtless. Stephen Curry partied with fans streetside. Basketballs were even bounced around from atop buses as the Warriors celebration convoy rolled through downtown Oakland. You can catch all the moments here in the video, or if you want, perhaps you can wait next year … … [Read more...] about Missed the Warriors parade? Catch up on the celebration with the full video
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Shirley Leung Globe Staff June 12, 2018 I can’t help but get wistful when I hear Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gush about hosting the 2028 Summer Olympics.Those were the Games that could have been Boston’s had we not self destructed, paving the way for LA to win the bid.Garcetti — who was in Boston last week for the US Conference of Mayors — told me how Olympic planning has been “amazing” and that the City of Angels last year was able to wrangle an unprecedented deal from the International Olympic Committee. Advertisement LA had been bidding for the 2024 games but agreed to instead host 2028 if the IOC sweetened the pot. Among the concessions: LA would get an additional $160 million from the group, money that already has began pouring in and will be used to increase access to youth sports in LA at low or no cost to … [Read more...] about Catching up with the LA Olympics, and wondering what could have been in Boston
By Roger Fingas Friday, June 01, 2018, 09:31 pm PT (12:31 am ET) There were two common themes in the stories you liked this week: June 4's WWDC in San Jose, and the release of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4, finally introducing AirPlay 2. To keep up on the latest in the Apple world, download the official AppleInsider app, and subscribe to our email newsletter. This week's most popular stories:A look at Apple's secretive strategies set to unfold at WWDC 2018 > >Video: All the new features in iOS 11.4: AirPlay 2, Messages in the Cloud, & much more > >Apple releases watchOS 4.3.1 for Apple Watch, tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 for Apple TV > >MacBook & iPad Pro updates might not make it to WWDC > >Apple releases iOS 11.4 for iPhone and iPad with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud support > >These are the speakers that work with AirPlay 2 > >Video: How to use AirPlay 2 on iOS: An in-depth analysis > >Watch and hear HomePod's multi-room audio with stereo … [Read more...] about This week on AI: Catch up on the week’s most popular Apple news