Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max selfie camera gets into the Top 10 in the DxOMark charts

Sony Xperia 5 review The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max selfie camera placed in the Top 10 in DxOMark’s charts, even if just barely. It’s a solid 9 points up on its predecessor, the XS Max, and a point shy of matching the Pixel 4.
The lens of the front-facing camera on the iPhone 11 family is wider than that of the XS phones, which helped. Also, the new SL 3D camera performs well when it comes to rendering bokeh in portrait shots.
Where the camera falls short is noise and low-light performance. In fact, the low light tests is where the phone lost the most points.
The iPhone 11 Pro Max is fairly unique as it’s capable of recording 2160p/60fps video with its selfie camera and capturing 1080p/120fps slow-mo footage. Add to that a capable gyro-based EIS and a competent video HDR implementation and the phone goes into the Top 5 with a video score of 90.
Ultimately, the iPhone 11 phones (all three use the same hardware for the selfie cam) is a marked improvement over the XS ..

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You can now buy the new Shield TV remote for just $30 from NVIDIA

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NVIDIA unveiled the new remote design as part of Shield TV refresh in 2019.
Features triangular design with motion-sensing back light, a remappable button, and built-in relocator function.
It is now available for individual purchase direct from NVIDIA for $30.

You can now buy the new NVIDIA Shield TV remote for $30, available direct from NVIDIA.

When NVIDIA decided to refresh the Shield TV line up late last year, the new remote was easily one of our favorite new features. The fresh triangular design makes it way more comfortable to hold and the inclusion of remote basics such as a power and media control buttons — all which come to life with backlighting as soon as you pick it up — was a marked upgrade over older Shield remote's minimalist (to a fault) design.

NVIDIA also included a user-programmable button that can be customized to perform a long list of handy functions. Other useful features include a remote locator function (that required setup through..

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Xiaomi’s offline stores across China will be shut from January 28 due to the Coronavirus epidemic

Xiaomi has announced that it will be shutting down its offline stores scattered across various cities in China. The closure will become effective from January 28. The stores will reopen on Monday, February 3. This was contained in a press release by the tech giant earlier today. The post cited the need to assist the epidemic prevention and control work in China, in relations to the Coronavirus outbreak that is currently ravaging the country. Here’s a transcription of the press release below.

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“Affected by the epidemic situation, in order to cooperate with governments at all levels to do a good job in epidemic prevention and prevention, to comprehensively and actively respond to national policies and measures, and also for the health of your family and friends around us, we carefully decided:

1. The Xiaomi House nationwide will be closed from January 28, 2020 (the fourth day) to February 2, 2020..

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Motorola’s next mid-ranger could be a Galaxy Note 10 Lite rival

The phone may debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.

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A render showing an upcoming stylus-toting Motorola phone has surfaced.
Apart from the stylus, the render reveals a tiny hole-punch cutout and rounded corners.
There is no word yet on the phone's tech specs.

A cryptic tweet from reliable leaker Evan Blass had revealed last week that Motorola might be working on a new Verizon-exclusive flagship phone called the Edge+. Blass has now shared a render showing another upcoming Motorola smartphone, featuring a hole-punch display and a stylus.

As noted by Blass in his tweet, Motorola hasn't launched a stylus-toting phone in a very long time. While the Moto Z4 supports styluses, it doesn't come with one in the box.

From the front, the upcoming phone appears to be nearly identical to the Motorola One Action that the Lenovo-owned company launched in August last year. The only difference is that the upcoming phone has a smaller hole..

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Oculus integrates Facebook friends into high score leaderboards

Get notified when your friends beat your score.

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Leaderboards on Oculus will now feature your Facebook friends' high scores.
Games can integrate directly with Facebook and publish your scores for friends to see and compete with.
Facebook can notify you when scores are beaten so you can punch back right away.

Facebook is looking to blur the lines between its social network and its virtual reality division even more with the latest Oculus back-end update. Now when you browse Facebook, or when you're in the Oculus Home interface on an Oculus Rift or Oculus Quest, you'll see the leaderboards of your favorite games baked right into the feed. The big twist here isn't just the inclusion of leaderboards into your gaming feed, though, it's that these leaderboards feature the scores of your Facebook friends.

That new implementation of Facebook's Destinations feature, which was announced at OC6 this past Fall, means that games are able to dee..

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iOS 14 to support all devices currently running iOS 13

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro review Apple’s iOS 14 isn’t due before the company’s annual WWDC in June but that hasn’t stopped the first set of rumors from popping up. Back in November, we got our first iOS 14 report which detailed Apple’s plans to implement a new internal process to prevent experimental new features from turning on by default.
Now, a new report claims that the upcoming version of iOS will come to all the previously supported devices including the almost five-year-old iPhone 6s, the year younger iPhone SE and the 7th generation iPod touch.
iOS 14 expected device list:
iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XS iPhone XS Max iPhone XR iPhone X iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 6s iPhone 6s Plus iPhone SE iPod touch (7th gen) In addition, the new rumor also speculates that iPadOS 14 will cut two devices from its support list with the iPad mini 4 and iPad Air 2 being left off. The main culprits here are th..

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