iPhone XR update boasts faster 6-core processor and 4G RAM, alleged benchmark suggests

Benchmark scores logged with Primate Labs’ online Geekbench 4 tool detail a heretofore unknown iPhone model equipped with an unidentified six-core ARM processor boasting 4GB of RAM, specifications that match rumors of an anticipated 2019 iPhone XR follow-up. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

iPhone XS versus iPhone X – which phone unlocks faster with Face ID

The iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max are all packing Apple’s second-generation Face ID, an updated version of the biometric authentication system which is supposed to be faster than the version introduced with the iPhone X. Is there actually a noticeable difference between the already-fast and the potentially faster versions in the real world? AppleInsider […]

More tests confirm faster data speeds of iPhone XS on both Wi-Fi and LTE

Further tests have confirmed early suggestions that the new radio tech in the iPhone XS significantly boosts data speeds on both Wi-Fi and LTE when compared to last year’s iPhone X. Not all the real-life tests produced the dramatic gains reported in the first test, however … more… The post More tests confirm faster data […]

Bluetooth 5 With 4x Longer Range and 2x Faster Speed is Officially Approved

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced that the Bluetooth 5 standard has been officially adopted, which means manufacturers are now able to build it into their devices. The next-generation Bluetooth standard offers longer range, faster speed, a larger broadcast message capacity, and better interoperability with other wireless technologies. Compared to existing Bluetooth 4.2 protocol, […]

Sketchy Rumor Suggests iPhone 7 Will Feature Faster Charging Speeds

Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus could feature improved charging speeds, according to information shared by Twitter user The Malignant, citing an unverified Chinese source. Alongside an image of an iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 logic board comparison that does not seem to divulge any clear info to confirm the rumor, The Malignant says […]

Report: Faster Apple Watch 2 may feature built-in cellular connectivity [Poll]

Apple Watch has been on the market for a year now, and The Wall Street Journal has a new report in which it compares the product’s estimated sales to the original iPhone’s in its first year. Apple has never released hard Apple Watch sales numbers as it does for iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but WSJ says […]

Production of Faster Apple TV 5 Rumored to Begin in Early 2016

Apple will begin trial production of a fifth-generation Apple TV in December 2015, with supplier Quanta Computer ramping up volume production in the first quarter of 2016, according to Taiwanese website DigiTimes. The report, citing “sources from Taiwan-based supply chain makers,” claims the next-generation Apple TV will feature a new CPU that will “dramatically improve […]

iPhone 6s Plus Opens Apps Slightly Faster Than iPhone 6 Plus

As customers begin receiving the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus around the world, the smartphones have quickly been subjected to unboxings, drop tests, teardowns, bend tests and camera comparisons. The latest is a speed test between the iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus that confirms the former is faster than its predecessor. YouTube […]

Intel and Micron announce new ‘3D XPoint’ memory solution 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash storage

Intel has just announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology developed in collaboration with Micro that is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND flash chips upon which modern solid-state drives are built. The tech is called 3D XPoint (that’s “crosspoint”), and is the first new type of non-volatile memory created since 1989. Incredibly, 3D XPoint […]

Faster ‘NVM Express’ SSD Interface Arrives on Retina MacBook and OS X 10.10.3

Apple has quietly introduced support for the next generation NVM Express (NVMe) interface to SSD Flash drives in their latest OS X 10.10.3 update as well as in the new Retina MacBook which was released on April 10th. System Report on new Retina MacBook The NVMe software interface replaces the AHCI software interface in Apple’s […]