Well, folks, 2019 is here and although we’ve got months of waiting before the next generation of iPhones hits us — there are already rumors about them floating about the Web. Never too early for those if your device is hot enough, we guess.As every year, we expect the iPhone XI (or however Apple decides to call it this time around) to be announced all the way in September. But, already, we have some juicy tidbits of information about them. Let’s gather it all up!Three modelsIn 2017, Apple launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with a design very, very similar to what we have been getting for the past 4 years. Alongside those two, the company also announced the iPhone X — the first fresh look with radical new changes. Then, in 2018, we saw another trio of new iPhones. This time, all three have the “new” design language and they are the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max.According to rumors and analysts, Apple intends to stick to the triple phone … [Read more...] about iPhone XI rumor review: what are the 2019 iPhones going to be all about?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Matt Rocheleau Globe Staff May 26, 2018 Under fire for recent breakdowns on ferries to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, the head of the Steamship Authority this week cast blame on a Rhode Island-based contractor for many of the mechanical failures and said the agency will demand money from the company for shoddy work.That accusation sets up a potential feud with the contractor, Senesco Marine — one of just two companies the authority regularly relies on for major boat projects — at the moment the high season kicks off this weekend. Three of the agency’s boats were sent to Senesco for long-scheduled upgrades in recent months, including an $18 million “mid-life” overhaul to a vessel called the Martha’s Vineyard. All three subsequently came back with a laundry list of problems, according to Steamship Authority general manager … [Read more...] about After an $18m overhaul, one Steamship Authority boat reeked of sewage. Then things got worse.
April 18, 2018 - Written By Alexander Maxham OPPO has combined a stellar camera with a ceramic back and an OLED display to create what might be the best “mid-range” smartphone on the market.OPPO is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world, even though it doesn’t operate in North America and has almost no presence in Europe right now. OPPO makes some fantastic smartphones with great hardware – hardware that you may have seen with a OnePlus logo slapped on it in recent years. Its latest smartphone lineup consists of the R15 and R15 Pro. These two devices were announced last month, and both are pretty similar with a few key differences. The R15 Pro is the higher-end model due to the Snapdragon 660 processor (versus a MediaTek Helio P60) and a 16-megapixel/20-megapixel dual-camera setup versus a 16-megapixel/5-megapixel combo. We’ve spent a few weeks using the R15 Pro, so how does it stack up with other smartphones? Let’s find out.SpecsThe … [Read more...] about OPPO R15 Pro Review: A “Premium” Mid-Ranger With Style