This video is all about the new Quick Start set-up found in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus thanks to iOS 11, the latest mobile OS from Apple. Using Bluetooth, the new iPhones send a beacon to old iPhones in the area to speed up the set-up so information like your Apple ID email address can wireless transfer from one to the other.
A full day with the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact and how is this pocketable flagship faring? Well. Very well. But it definitely isn't a perfect smartphone. Watch our video to find out why and check out our unboxing video and set up guide for even more from Sony's mini, mighty, smartphone.
Watch our 4K video sample shot on a Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact to see exactly how this mini, mighty, 'little brother' flagship performs when shooting Ultra HD content. We test out everything from the mics, zoom through to exposure shifting.
How do the speakers of the Sony Xperia XZ1 measure up against the HTC U11? That's what this video is all about. The XZ1 packs stereo speakers that are 50% louder according to Sony. There are also a ton of audio settings to choose from but the U11 is a champion with excellent audio quality and an unusual set of speakers, one at the bottom, one at the top.
The iOS 11 GM firmware, which should be pushed next week to developers, includes several brand new wallpapers, three exclusive to the upcoming iPhone, including seven sure-to-be-popular retro-styled versions and an all-black wallpaper fit for OLED displays. These are dubbed iPhone X-friendly wallpapers as they highlight the phone’s rumoured OLED screen technology. This eclipses current LCDs in producing darker blacks thanks to its ability to light individual pixels rather than the entire phone’s display. That means the predominantly black wallpapers draw less power than their brightly coloured counterparts, which translates to an increase in battery life.In all, there are 16 new...