An Appreciation for the iPhone 11 Camera

An Appreciation for the iPhone 11 Camera
I tweeted this yesterday, tongue-in-cheek complaining about how bad the old iPhone camera is and that I must have the new one. I was obviously kidding, and the iPhone 11 Pro has had by far the best camera I've ever used in a phone, and yes I do include the

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A Clean iPhone

A Clean iPhone
The 4th developer beta (3rd public beta) has been rough on my iPhone the past week. I’ve had many crashing issues, really poor performance, instances of the whole UI freezing up for 10 seconds at a time randomly, and unexplainable heat when the phone was sitting idle. I was

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The iPhone SE Still Can’t be Beat

The Pixel 4a is coming out soon and it looks like a great phone. Much like last year's 3a, this is a lower powered phone, but with Google's clean version of Android and a killer camera. If you want a sub-$500 Android phone, I find it hard to think

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The iPhone SE Continues to be a Quiet Success Story

iPhone SE attracting Android switchers, unlikely to cannibalize iPhone 12 sales - 9to5Mac Over 30% of iPhone SE buyers came from using an iPhone 6S or older handset—handsets four years old or older. Over 26% of iPhone SE users moved over from an Android device, which is higher than

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What Matters in a Phone?

The new iPhone SE officially comes out today, and I have had strange feelings about this phone since it was announced last week. That strange feeling? “Why the hell isn’t this my phone?” See, I’m currently using an iPhone 11 Pro, and have been spending $700-1,200 on

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The Pixel 4 Still Beats the iPhone 11 Pro for Zoom Photography

Sometimes people suggest you can just pinch-to-zoom and get basically the same result with smartphone cameras. I very much disagree, and used this shot to see the difference. I'm standing a ways away from the mailbox and tapped to focus on it in all of these shots. Here's the iPhone's

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Portrait Mode Confusion

Portrait Mode Confusion
This photo comparison was really interesting to me. I shared a portrait taken from the iPhone 11 Pro and Pixel 4 and asked people which they preferred. Opinions were split, to say the least. Here are the photos for your viewing pleasure: Pixel 4 Portrait ModeiPhone 11 Pro Portrait ModeI

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