Assessment: OnePlus 3T
Even though its predecessor is just six months old, Cherlynn Low found the OnePlus 3T “a refinement that not only feels timely, but also effectively-planned and executed.” It is missing Android 7. Nougat and expandable storage possibilities, but adding an upgraded processor to match the Google Pixel, a slightly larger battery and a new front camera for just $ 40 added makes this phone a fairly very good deal.
Instagram adds reside video and Snapchat-style disappearing images
Facebook’s quest to offer a version of every Snapchat feature continues with the most recent Instagram update. Now, users can send disappearing messages by way of Instagram Direct, potentially producing your next headfirst slide into the DMs less risky. There is also constructed-in assistance for live video, which performs a lot like Facebook Lives, except inside Instagram.
Vacation Present Guide 2016: The Movie Buff
Buddies never let friends struggle with their house theater setups. Whether you are ready to invest a lot or just a tiny, we have a few tips about what gifts to place in your favored videophile’s stocking.
Snapchat Spectacles have arrived in NYC
So far, Snapchat’s camera-infused sunglasses have been a West Coast-only thing, now they are in the Huge Apple. If you’re prepared to attempt your luck, head to the Spectacles pop-up shop at five East 59th Street in Upper Midtown Manhattan and prepare to wait in line. The retailer will be open via New Year’s Eve (but closed 11/24, 12/24 and 12/25) so you will have a full month of opportunities.
Apple is replacing some iPhone 6s batteries
Just final week, Apple announced a repair plan for the iPhone 6 Plus and its “touch illness,” and now it’s facing a difficulty with the iPhone six. The company says a “modest quantity” of handsets have a battery fault that causes them to spontaneously shut down. If your device was manufactured between September and October 2015, then you might be in line for a replacement or a credit.
Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s newest project is a… Christmas tree?
It does not have a headphone jack or Christmas lights.
NTSB is investigating the initial flight of Facebook’s Aquila drone
When Facebook announced its “successful” first flight of the Aquila net drone on June 28th, it described a “structural failure” just ahead of landing. That could have been worthy of a lot more than a footnote, nonetheless, given that the NTSB has classified it as an accident.