Samsung’s back to a familiar advertising tactic in its latest Galaxy S9 video – making fun of Apple. The new „Ingenius: Speed“ ad shared this afternoon by Samsung pokes fun at the Genius Bar while touting Samsung’s faster download speeds.
In the video, a customer at the „Ingenius“ bar that resembles an Apple Store asks about the iPhone X’s download speeds compared to the Galaxy S9’s speeds, leaving the Apple retail employee unable to respond.
Customer: So the iPhone X doesn’t have the fastest download speeds.
Genius: It is faster than the iPhone 8.
Customer: But the download speeds [...]
OnePlus today announced the launch of its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 6, and the company couldn’t resist taking yet another jab at Apple and its decision to remove the headphone jack from its flagship iPhones.
During the event, OnePlus introduced new $69 OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones that are shipping alongside the new OnePlus 6. „Just one thing though. I wonder. If you can connect your earphones using Bluetooth, you don’t need a headphone jack anymore, do you?“ said Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder.
Pei’s headphone jack joke starts at 1:14:00 Pei was making a joke at Apple’s expense, as despite the inclusion of [...]
In addition to our more in-depth coverage of the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, Quick Takes is a new column that will provide a bite-sized recap of other Apple-related headlines on weekdays.
February is generally a slower time of the year for Apple, but Monday’s news cycle has been slightly busier given it is the first day of Mobile World Congress in Spain, where many Apple rivals unveil new products.Monday, February 26:
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be co-chairman at the annual China Development Forum next month, according to The Wall Street Journal. It will be the second consecutive year that Cook speaks at the forum, and reportedly his fifth [...]
Conan O’Brien, host of late night talk show Conan, last night did a skit covering Apple’s keynote and the new Face ID feature designed to unlock the iPhone X with a facial scan.
A fake Craig Federighi takes the stage to answer inane Face ID questions from the audience. „Does it work with the butt?“ asks one person. „What’s the maximum number of faces that the phone can recognize?“ asks another man. „That’s a good question. Just one,“ says fake Federighi. „I have six,“ says the audience member, holding up a garbage bag.
Face ID is a new technology, so naturally there are a lot of questions [...]