iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 now rolling out, restoring Walkie-Talkie on Apple’s wearables

Today is a new software update day for Apple. The company is pushing out iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, and macOS Mojave 10.14.6. Additionally, for older iDevices that don’t get big new iOS releases anymore, Apple is sending out iOS 9.3.6 and iOS 10.3.4, both fixing the same GPS bug, which impacts location performance and could lead to the system date and time being incorrect.

iOS 12.4 brings with it the ability to wirelessly transfer data and migrate directly from an old iPhone to a new iPhone during setup, and it also has a security fix for the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watch (which will be…

New update fixes Asus Zenfone 6 camera rotation issues, improves image quality

The ability to rotate the camera at any angle is one of the (practically) unique features of the Asus Zenfone 6 and today’s update should make the experience better. In fact, most of the items on the changelog for version 16.1220.1906.167 are camera-related.

First off, after the update the camera should rotate at a constant speed and should complete the full 180° rotation (some users experienced slow and incomplete rotation). Also, the Retract camera button is now more accessible (it’s on the 1st page of the quick settings).

Then there are a number of image quality improvements. source https://www.thephonemag.com

Promo video shows off the strengths of the Samsung Galaxy A80 camera

Samsung posted a video that highlights the quality and flexibility of Galaxy A80’s flip-up camera. That flip-up mechanism rotates the 48MP main camera, the 8MP ultra wide module and the 3D ToF sensor and points them at you, enabling almost full use of their capabilities.

The 48MP main module does make for high-quality photos and 4K selfie videos too (those are fairly rare). Plus, you also have the 123° ultra wide-angle camera for group shots.

Better yet, Samsung’s advanced modes work in selfie mode too. Super Steady smooths out handheld videos better than typical EIS implementations….

Realme X receives first firmware update in China

The Realme X is one of the most exciting phones in the midrange market at the moment. Released back in May for Chinese users and a week ago for those in India, the phone offers a full-screen experience and Snapdragon 710 chipset for just $270.

Now the growing Oppo subsidiary is releasing the first major firmware update for the device in its home market. The patch comes with the latest July Andriod security update alongside camera and system stability improvements as well as other minor tweaks.

Check out the full changelog below.

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Google Android Q (10.0)

The latest version of Google’s Android mobile operating system brings a slew of security and privacy improvements, and a new Dark Theme, too. It’s currently available as a public beta.