Apple’s iPhone X speakers sound off louder than iPhone 8 Plus — Despite sharing many features under the hood, the iPhone X’s speakers appear to be more powerful than what you hear on the iPhone 8 Plus. There’s also a video comparison of Apple’s iPhone X speakers vs Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, with the iPhone X’s stereo speakers having a clear advantage in built-in audio over Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone.
FStoppers Video compares iPhone X vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 4K video — One of the first tests that almost everyone does with a new iPhone is to try out the camera, as it’s usually better than the previous iteration. FStoppers went one step further, doing side-by-side 4K video comparisons with the iPhone X and a 2017 Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5. The site concludes “The iPhone X has dual cameras on the back (24mm and 55mm equivalent) and both of them performed shockingly well.”
Free-to-play South Park: Phone Destroyer and PES 2018 Mobile iPhone games land on the App Store — Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with South Park: Phone Destroyer introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile’s annual refresh adds real-time multiplayer with friends.
Niantic follows up Pokemon Go with Harry Potter AR game for iPhone — Game developer Niantic’s follow-up to the popular Pokemon Go could end up being a similar game but within a different major franchise, with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite being prepared for launch sometime in 2018, complete with augmented reality and travel-based gameplay elements.
techconnect’s 12 best iPhone and iPad puzzle games — Give your brain an enjoyable workout with these varied, brilliant puzzle picks.
Apple updates Workflow with iOS 11 & iPhone X optimisations — Apple has updated its Workflow automation app for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with optimizations for the iPhone X, as well as support for various iOS 11 features.
Lynn University named an Apple Distinguished School for its iPad learning program — Lynn University has been selected as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017–2019 for its iPad-powered learning program. This marks the third consecutive time that Lynn has been named a Distinguished School for continuous innovation in learning, teaching and its environment and for showing documented results of academic accomplishment.
Apple acquires photo sensor technology company InVisage — Apple has apparently purchased decade-old InVisage technology, a company behind the QuantumFilm technology that takes up less space than traditional camera sensors and with better performance characteristics.