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  1. iPhone 7 Plus vs. HTC U11 vs. Pixel XL vs. Xperia XZ Premium: The Camera Review

    10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Our in-depth camera tests are back with a new edition, this time comparing four different phone models, all of which are flagships for their parent companies. The first model is the 2017-launched HTC U11, which comes with a 12-megapixel camera and which until recently was considered the best camera phone according to DxO. The second phone is the Google Pixel XL released in 2016, while the third device is the Sony Xperia XZ Premium featuring specs that overtake the majority of handsets on…
  2. Apple’s Jony Ive: We Created the iPhone Because All Phones Were Awful

    10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone this year with a very special model called iPhone X, which represents a dramatic overhaul as compared to the existing and previous generations. But when it comes to the original iPhone and how it came to be, Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer, says the motivation came from a different place: the state of the mobile market in 2007. Ive explained in an interview at The New Yorker TechFest conference Friday in Manhattan that most…
  3. Microsoft’s Windows 10 Browser Now Available for All iPhone Users

    10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Hell froze over earlier this week when Microsoft announced that it’s bringing Edge to Android and iOS, but while there were only limited seats available at first to try out the browser, everyone with an iPhone can now test the application. The software giant announced that it’s opening the public beta for Edge on iOS, which means that all users, be they insiders or not, can register for the program and try out the browser. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore made the announcement on Twitter, where i…
  4. Google: Microsoft Making Windows 7 Easy to Hack Due to Full Focus on Windows 10

    10.07 / 13:38 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    It’s no secret that Microsoft is focusing on Windows 10 more than on any other Windows version, but Google has recently criticized this approach, explaining that Redmond actually leaves other users, including those running Windows 7, vulnerable to hackers. In a post detailing how Windows 10 patches can be used to discover vulnerabilities in Windows 7, Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk explains that what Microsoft should do is release patches for all supported versions of the o…
  5. One More iPhone 8 Ships with Bloated Battery, No Sign of Explosion Though

    10.06 / 11:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Another iPhone 8 Plus has reportedly shipped with a swollen battery that pushed the screen out the body and exposed the device internals, according to reports. This time, it all happened in China where a local buyer surnamed Liu purchased an iPhone 8 Plus from an online store, only to discover that the device was shipped cracked open. Photos that were published by local website ThePaper.cn show the iPhone 8 Plus with the screen popped out, just like it was the case with several other…
  6. Microsoft Announces Major New Features for Office on the iPhone

    10.06 / 11:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Microsoft is working on a major new update for its Office productivity suite on iOS, and users enrolled in the insider program can already give them a try ahead of the public launch. Included in version 2.6 (17100100), all these changes will be part of the October 2017 feature update for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and will land on both the iPad and the iPhone when testing is complete. This time, there’s a little something for the three major apps included in the Office suite, namely W…
  7. Privacy Group Blasts Apple for “Compromising User Security” in iOS 11

    10.06 / 11:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Privacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation is criticizing Apple for the way it handles radio connections in iOS 11, explaining that the way the Control Center options work compromise user security in the new operating system. As we had already reported to you not a long time ago, Apple has introduced a bizarre system in iOS 11 that makes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi harder to turn off on iPhone and iPad. In short, tapping the dedicated controls in the Control Center don’t actually disable B…
  8. Apple Announces New iPhone Emoticons Launching Next Week

    10.06 / 11:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Apple has just revealed the new set of emoticons coming to its devices with the iOS 11.1 update, confirming that developers and public testers would get a chance to try them out starting with the next beta version. The company says the overhauled pack will include hundreds of new characters that are part of Unicode 10, and a preview published today indicates that in addition to more food types and animals, Apple will also include gender-neutral characters and even an “I love you” emoticon …
  9. The Best Business Antivirus on Windows 7 SP1 64-Bit

    10.06 / 11:20 news.softpedia.com News.softpedia.com - Technology
    Windows 7 runs on more than 45 percent of the desktop computers worldwide, and many of these systems are part of companies where upgrading to Windows 10 is a costly process that could involve more than the simple migration to a new operating system. And because sticking with Windows 7 for a little bit longer is the only option, many of these enterprise customers are looking for security software to protect computers. A new research conducted by AV-TEST reveals the best business antivirus…