Lifeprint recently came out with its newest product, the Harry Potter Magic Photo and Video Printer, a Harry Potter-themed version of its standard Lifeprint photo printer that connects to the iPhone.
The Harry Potter version of the Lifeprint printer is identical in function to the regular Lifeprint printer options, but it has a unique Harry Potter design and the branding is a clever way to highlight the Lifeprint’s augmented reality capabilities.
In the Harry Potter universe, photographs are animated rather than still, something that Lifeprint mimics through an augmented reality app that can play videos or Live Photos in the Lifeprint app when a photo [...]
Hong Kong-based designer Philip Lee turns Apple’s Macs into figurines, and his latest project, the iBot G3, brings the iMac G3 to life in the form of an adorable robot.
The iBot G3, available in either Bondi Blue or Tangerine, takes the classic iMac G3 design and anthropomorphizes it with a little face, arms, and legs.
Apple’s iMac G3 is one of its most iconic products, and the iBot G3 has been recreated faithfully with the teardrop-shaped enclosure made from translucent plastic and incredible detail like the CRT tube, ethernet ports, and ventilation fan, created through injection molding techniques.
These little bots are figurines and are [...]
Overall smartphone battery life may be declining due to the increasing demands new technologies place on lithium ion batteries, according to smartphone testing done by The Washington Post.
In a series of battery life tests where multiple smartphone models from the past few years were set at the same brightness and forced to reload the same sites, newer smartphones were not able to last as long as older devices.
When it comes to the iPhone, for example, the iPhone XS died an average of 21 minutes earlier than the previous-generation iPhone X. Battery life impact was most noticeable with the Google Pixel 3, which lasted an hour and a half less than the Pixel 2. [...]
The first round of iPhone XR reviews were published by media outlets this morning. Below we’ve highlighted some of the key takeaways from around the web ahead of Apple’s official iPhone XR launch day this Friday.
Priced starting at $749, the iPhone XR is Apple’s lowest-priced flagship iPhone and is available in several colors. It features Face ID, an edge-to-edge LCD display, a single-lens camera, a glass body for wireless charging, and an A12 Bionic processor.
On the 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD display:The Verge’s Nilay Patel:
The display on the iPhone XR is… fine. It’s fine! It has lower resolution and [...]