Despite dropping his iPhone 6S from a plane flying 2,000-feet in the air, Brazilian documentary filmmaker Ernesto Galiotto managed to recover the device and its entire fall. Galiotto recently uploaded a video where he could be seen flying over a beach in Brazil in the passenger seat of a small plane. He captured photos using his larger DSLR camera for a while, before switching to his iPhone. Unfortunately, sticking the device out the window with just one hand wasn’t the best idea. Read more to see what happened.
Limited to just 9-units and priced from $9900 USD, Caviar’s all-new iPhone 12 Pro “Apple 1” Edition comes with a fragment from the original computer’s circuitry. Aesthetically, there’s a wooden back panel that resembles the computer, while a glossy titanium miniature monitor and keyboard with keys that make up the word “computer” can also be found there. As for a small extra touch, the Apple lettering has been engraved right next to the rear camera module. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Have you ever wanted to use your iPhone’s rear cameras to snap selfies, but wanted a screen to preview the image? The Ulanzi ST-09 Tripod Mount should do the trick. It basically consists of a grip for the iPhone with a rear section for placing the Apple Watch that turns it into a small viewfinder to ensure the perfect shot every time. The ST-09 can be attached to just about any handheld tripod, and a cold shoe up top allows you to attach other accessories (external microphones, etc.). Read more for a video and additional information.
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Samsung’s Surround Display may not be the only innovation coming soon, as Apple could be already working on a next-generation iPhone with a foldable design. This is purely based on speculation due to some recently uncovered patent sketches, and if true, the display may use a flexible microLED panel rather than a traditional LCD or OLED screen. What many current iPhone users want Apple to add is a physical TouchID, which could double as a power button. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
The Apple iPhone 12 leather MagSafe cases are set to launch on November 6, coinciding with the start of pre-orders for the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini. However, a distributor already got their hands on all of the, and recorded a hands-on video for all to see. They’re reportedly made of highly quality premium leather, lined with a type of suede on the inside to protect the handset, while the exterior surface is non-slip. Read more for the short clip and additional information.
The 5.4-inch Apple iPhone 12 Mini pre-orders are set to open on November 6, and one social media influencer somehow got his hands on an early production unit – screenshots added in case it gets taken down. In addition to the screen, this tiny handset boasts an A14 Bionic, just like the other models. It’s the first chip in the smartphone industry built on 5-nanometer process and is currently the fastest CPU and GPU by up to 50 percent compared to the fastest competing smartphone chips. Read more for a video (possibly taken down), additional pictures and information.
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Even though the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro won’t arrive in the hands of customers until October 23rd, the packaging has already leaked. Since the iPhone will no longer come with wired EarPods or a wall charger for sustainability reasons, the box is obviously a lot less bulky. However, each handset will come packaged with a USB-C to Lightning cable, which can either be plugged into a computer or adapter for charging. Read more for a video and additional information.
Don’t need the Pro features, but still want an iPhone with 5G connectivity? There’s the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 and 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Mini. Boasting an expansive edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR display, a new Ceramic Shield front cover, the Apple-designed A14 Bionic, an advanced dual-camera system, and MagSafe, which enables high-powered wireless charging as well as compatibility with an all-new ecosystem of accessories that securely attach to the iPhone. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Finally, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max have been officially unveiled. Both models feature a revamped design with edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays, protected by the all-new Ceramic Shield front cover, which makes the handsets more durable than ever. The biggest upgrade comes in the way of Apple’s A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip in a smartphone, great for things like Apple ProRAW for more creative control in photos, while enabling the first end-to-end Dolby Vision video experience, up to 60 fps. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Apple officially sent out invites for a product launch event on Oct. 13, where it’s expected to reveal the iPhone 12. It kicks off at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET and will be streamed online for all to see. The press invite says “Hi, Speed,” confirming that the rumors of 5G iPhones are most likely true, since 5G is a next-generation cellular network that promises faster data speeds for things such as downloading and streaming. Read more for a video and additional information.