Reviews for the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max went live this morning ahead of Friday’s launch, and in a new press release, Apple has highlighted reviews from several members of the media who were able to spend some time with the new iPhones.
Apple shared key passages from sites that include Mashable, TechCrunch, Daring Fireball, The New York Times, Best Products, Hypebeast, Tom’s Guide, Dailymail, TechRadar, Hardwarezone, Sydney Morning Herald, and photographer Austin Mann.
Daring Fireball’s John Gruber, for example, praised the iPhone’s custom silicon and software and its always-in-your-pocket convenience for [...]
If you live in Canada and haven’t pre-ordered an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max yet, you might still be able to score one on launch day.
Apple has activated its Reserve and Pickup system in Canada, allowing customers to place an in-store pickup reservation for an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max at an Apple Store across the country, subject to availability.
The page often says Apple is „not taking reservations to buy an iPhone right now,“ but limited supplies are added each day, at which point the page becomes functional. When live, the page allows you to reserve an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max in whichever colors and storage capacities are available at the [...]
Spire, a company that makes small Health Tags that are designed to clip on to your clothing, is now selling its products in Apple retail stores.
The Spire Health Tag, available as a single tag for $50, a 3-pack for $129, or an 8-pack for $299, tracks sleep, stress, and activity. It’s meant to be an activity tracker that you can forget about, clipping it onto a shirt or pajamas and then not worrying about it again.
It’s sold in multiple packs so you can keep one attached to each of the clothing items that you use most often. It’s small enough that it can clip into the waistband of a pair of pants or attach to the strap of a sports bra. [...]
Apple says that information about how you use your device, including the approximate number of phone calls or emails you receive is used to compute the device trust score when you make a purchase.
To help identify and prevent fraud, information about how you use your device, including the approximate number of [...]