All Articles by Rene Ritchie

No, iPhone 7 Plus can't take Portrait Lighting photos, but...

iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X can take Portrait Lighting photos. iPhone 7 Plus can't... but it could add and edit the effect in post.

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Pokémon Go Events: Here's what's next!

Pokémon Go is launching a new challenge. It starts now and ends on November 26. If players around the world unlock the gold reward, it'll mean 2x XP, 2x Stardust, and Farfetch'd worldwide!

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1Password 7: The interview

Michael Fey and Matt Davey of 1Password for iPhone and iPad talk password management as a service, Face ID, and security when crossing borders.

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A brief tour of Apple Park's Visitor Center

Apple Park's iconic new Visitor Center opens to the public on November 17, 2017. And here's what it's like!

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How to download tvOS 11.2 beta 4 to your Apple TV

Installing the tvOS 11 beta is more complex than an iOS or macOS beta, but it's also for developers only.

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How to download watchOS 4.2 beta 4 to your Apple Watch

Installing a watchOS beta is more complex than an iOS or macOS beta; if you're a developer looking to test watchOS 4.2 beta 4, here's how!

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Why Apple's 'What's a computer' just rekt Microsoft's 'real computer' worldview

Microsoft's new "real computer" comments juxtaposed against Apple's new "what's a computer?" iPad ad.

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HomePod: This is Apple's Siri Speaker

While Apple originally announced it would ship HomePod in late 2017, the company has just issued a statement saying it's pushing the smart speaker to early 2018.

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Apple's new iPad Pro spot asks 'what's a computer?'

'What's a computer?' shows that laptops aren't the only answer and may not even be the best answer for everyone.

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How to download and install iOS 11.1.2 on your iPhone or iPad

It's that time of year again. The new iOS is here — here's how to download and install it now!

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How Apple used deep neural networks to bring face detection to iPhone and iPad

'Apple started using deep learning for face detection in iOS 10. With the release of the Vision framework, developers can now use this technology and many other computer vision algorithms in their apps.'

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Designing for iPhone X

Sebastiaan de With, Linda Dong, Marc Edwards, and Brad Ellis talk “horns”, aspect ratio, safe area, color space, OLED, HDR, and more!

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Yes, Animoji uses the TrueDepth camera system on iPhone X

Animoji uses the IR system on the iPhone X TrueDepth camera system to periodically update a depth map but it uses the RGB camera constantly to track and match facial movement and expressions.

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VECTOR is my new daily podcast — here's how to subscribe!

The all-new VECTOR podcast — bringing you the best in Apple analysis, tech insight, reviews, interviews, Q&A, and roundtables. Subscribe now!

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Face ID hasn't been hacked: What you need to know

Absolutely no one has broken into Face ID's secure enclave or gained access to its data. All we've seen is headlines and videos involving family members and forensic artists trying to spoof it.

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I'd love a 'Guest Mode' in iOS 12

A 'Guest Mode' would let you hand your iPhone or iPad to a friend or stranger in need so they could place a call or look something up on the web without also giving them access to all your data.

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How to quickly disable Touch ID and Face ID when you need extra security

Can you rapidly force your iPhone to require your passcode or password to unlock? Absolutely — with iOS 11.

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iPhone 9 / iPhone XI rumors: Release date, specs, price, and features!

Apple is rumored to be considering a laser-powered time-of-flight system to bring TrueDepth-style 3D to the rear camera(s).

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Apple Watch Nike+ coming in Midnight Fog

If you love "running stealth" with Nike Air Vapormax, you're going to love matching it up with the new Apple Watch Nike+ Midnight Fog.

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Apple Watch: 1, Killer Sharks: 0

Apple Watch Series 3 means staying connected almost anywhere — including while stranded in shark-infested waters.

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