That iPhone 7 camera, Universal Search, new iPhone-like Pixel phone from Google


Photographer showcases upcoming Portrait mode using Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus at wedding — Reddit users claiming to be professional photographers proclaim the iPhone 7 Plus in Portrait mode in iOS 10.1 an excellent, high-quality photography tool when coupled with the appropriate user skillset.
Professional photographers are impressed too, according to Time Magazine, and Wired tested it in low light.

Apple TV’s universal search comes to five more countries, expands in US & Australia — Apple has enhanced access to its universal search feature on the fourth-generation Apple TV, bringing it to five new countries, and adding more supported services in the US and Australia. The new regions include Mexico, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the Netherlands. At the moment their local search results mention only iTunes movies and Netflix – even iTunes TV shows aren’t covered.

Google Pixel revealed by resellers, shows remarkable similarity to iPhone design — While Google would have likely preferred the details remain secret until Tuesday’s announcement, assorted retailers have leaked specifics about Google’s new phone line — the Google Pixel.

Microsoft halts sales of Band fitness trackers, says no new model in 2016 — Microsoft has pulled its Band fitness trackers from its online store, and confirmed that it won’t have a new model out in 2016, suggesting that the company is rethinking its approach to a wearables market largely dominated by Fitbit and Apple. [Late to the party like it was with Windows Phone, and look what happens again.]