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My Only Beef With the iPhone 12 Mini? I Wish It Was Even Smaller

Smartphones might be made by humans, but they sure don’t feel made for us. With huge screens, inscrutable interfaces, and a laundry list of specifications hyped up to make you look at your current phone with disdain, just once it’d be nice to get a phone that maybe understands how I move through the world…

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iPhone 12 Pro Max teardown reveals a truly huge main camera

It’s no secret that Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max boasts a larger main camera, but it’s now clear just how enormous that sensor really is. iFixit has posted a teardown of the iPhone 12 Pro Max that illustrates the camera size in vivid detail. While the cam itself is visibly larger, it’s the sensor-shift stabilization…

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iPhone 12 screen problems might have a software fix soon

Reports about this or that problem with the newly-launched iPhone 12 phones are starting to surface, which isn’t surprising given it’s a new product. Of course, being an Apple product means that it’s held to a higher standard than others, which means flaws get more coverage than usual, too. Fortunately, it seems that Apple is…

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iPhone 12 mini teardown shows what Apple shrank to make a tiny flagship

The inspection also reinforces the differences between the US and international versions of the iPhone 12 mini, such as the presence of “squares” near the camera array that might be mmWave 5G antennas. And despite earlier worries with the regular 12, it appears that camera replacements work properly here.Despite the 12 mini’s compact body, iFixit…

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iFixit’s iPhone 12 mini teardown looks at how Apple fit so much into such a tiny device

Orders for the new iPhone 12 mini have started arriving for customers, and the team at iFixit did a two-part teardown—of both an EU and US model— to figure out how Apple managed to include 5G hardware and the usual iPhone components into such a little device. The first thing you notice looking at the…

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iPhone 12 Pro Max: Apple resorts to camera trickery for zoom shots in night mode

The iPhone 12 Pro Max does not always use its telephoto lens to take zoom shots. (Image source: Martin Sanchez)A surprising discovery about the iPhone 12 Pro Max has been made, and it is not a good one for Apple’s premier flagship smartphone of 2020. While the device has a telephoto camera, it actually uses…

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iPhone 13 could see big efficiency gains from new battery and display tech

Editor’s take: Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the company’s next iPhone, tentatively known as the iPhone 13, could be the first to use a new type of battery technology called soft board batteries. This, combined with potential gains from a new type of display, could result in much better battery life. There’s even talk that…

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Did you just get your iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro Max? Do these things first!

iPhone 12: Complete coverage Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro Max, read this setup guide. Apple Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by Macworld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More Congratulations! You’re now the proud owner of…

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iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini hands-on impressions: Apple goes huge (and tiny)

We’ve all had a few weeks to digest everything the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro have to offer, both from reviewer impressions and, in many cases, people who have already bought one for themselves. Now we get the second wave, with the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. I have both phones here…

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The best iPhone 12 Pro leather cases

If you’re picking up a new, sleek iPhone 12 Pro, you probably want a way to protect it, too. Since the iPhone 12 line made some updates to the overall design and shape of the phones, you can’t just choose any old case for the 12 Pro. And if you’re getting a new case, why…