Set for release on October 1st, Activision’s Call of Duty: Mobile will bring the same first-person action experience, complete with fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons and characters from across the franchise, into one complete mobile package for Android / iOS devices. There’s a Battle Royale mode where up to 100 combatants will fight for survival in a map designed exclusively for the mobile title featuring locations from across the Call of Duty franchise in solos, duos or four-person teams. You can battle across land, sea / air with vehicles including an ATV, helicopter, as well as a tactical raft. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.
Snapchat has just introduced a new 3D selfie mode that enables iPhone X users and above to create Snaps that change in perspective as well as appearance based on how you move your phone. This mode relies on Apple’s TrueDepth camera system and works by combining image and depth data from the this system to reconstruct a 3D model that looks and feels like a miniature model of your face. Users can then give it life by rotating or jiggling their handset as well as add 3D effects, lenses and filters. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple officially announced the new iPhone 11 yesterday, building upon its predecessor, the iPhone XR and adding features that people use the most throughout their day. Starting off, it now has a dual-camera system, which offers an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and Night mode for photos, all powered by the A13 Bionic chip. Available for pre-order September 13th at $699, it comes in comes in six new stunning colors – purple, green, yellow, black, white and PRODUCT(RED). Read more for two hands-on videos and additional information.
Apple Arcade was officially announced at the press event today and will be available through the App Store on Thursday, September 19 with the release of iOS 13. At just $4.99 per month, users will get unlimited access to the entire catalog of over 100 new, exclusive games, all playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. Not sure if you want to commit? Apple is offering a one-month free trial, and you definitely won’t find the games on any other mobile platform or subscription service. Read more for a video and additional information.
Hate people snooping in on your smartphone conversations? So was this iPhone XR owner, and their solution was to create a clever privacy filter that requires special glasses to view. How does it work? The screen appears blank and white to people at first, but put on special glasses with a polarizing filter, and you’re able to see everything. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
Available for pre-order on Sep. 13th, Apple’s all-new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max handsets are aimed at users who want the best performance from a smartphone. Featuring a Super Retina XDR display, the brightest display ever in an iPhone, a powerful Apple-designed A13 Bionic chip, and the much rumored triple-camera system that includes Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto sensors. Each sensor in the triple-camera system is capable of recording brilliant 4K video with extended dynamic range and cinematic video stabilization. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Most Apple fans already know that the iPhone 11, Pro and Pro Max models are coming next week after countless leaks, but case manufacturer Nood may have provided the best look yet at the next-generation handsets. The company claims that their new cases are just 0.2mm thick and without any branding, so that means your phone can easily slide into your pocket. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Yubico, maker of hardware authentication keys, has just unveiled the YubiKey 5Ci. It’s the world’s first security key designed with both USB-C and Lightning connectors on a single device, making it compatible with iOS, Android, MacOS, or Windows devices. This means you can use it to secure 1Password, Bitwarden, Dashlane, Idaptive, LastPass, and Okta iOS apps, along with additional services accessed through the Brave iOS browser app. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Caviar specializes in creating exclusive and limited edition versions of existing smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy as well as the Apple iPhone. Their latest project, based on the upcoming iPhone 11, is out of this world, literally. Called the “iPhone 11 Universe Diamond”, this $48,780 smartphone features diamonds, rubies, a cognac diamond, a real spaceship fragment, moon particle, and even a meteorite section. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Finally, Apple’s first-ever credit card launched earlier this month, and simply put, it lives in the Wallet app on your iPhone. Once activated, it shows you a plethora of information about your spending habits, and the card even changes color depending on what you buy. Unlike a traditional credit card, the Apple Card conceals your identifying information and uses machine learning to interpret transactions into stunning graphs. Read more to see a famous YouTuber unbox his as well as provide some hands-on first impressions.