Apple and Samsung battle it out in the entry flagship space

Samsung’s Galaxy S22 and Apple’s iPhone 13 are aimed at two groups of consumers: those who want a “new flagship” but don’t want to pay too much or consumers who don’t want a huge flagship phone. With both devices priced at $699 right now and with “just” 6.1-inch screens (this is measured diagonally, so the … Read more

The Apple Pencil 2 isn’t the magic wand I had hoped it would be

I’ve had my eyes set on the Apple Pencil ever since the first-gen model came out. If you’re a regular XDA reader, you’re probably aware of my passion towards Apple products and the tight ecosystem that links them all together. Brainwashed FanBoi or not, there’s no denying that these devices communicate on a deep level … Read more

Apple MacBook Air M2 (2022) vs Apple iPad Pro M1 (2021): Which to buy?

Apple launched the all-new MacBook Air (2022) during WWDC22. The reveal also included that of macOS Ventura — which further enriches the Mac lineup with handy features. And considering that this new MacBook packs the M2 chip, you might want to take a look at our list of best apps for Apple silicon. These applications … Read more

Through iOS 16 APIs, Apple Lays the Foundation For Mixed Reality Development | by Anupam Chugh | Jun, 2022

Without saying that word, Apple is preparing developers to build apps for its much-awaited AR/VR device Source: Apple When Apple’s WWDC 2022 keynote kickstarted, the world eagerly awaits some announcements regarding the much-talked-about mixed reality headset. At the very least, a toolkit analogous to M1’s DTK for developers was expected. More so, since there were … Read more

Just when Samsung had closed the Android tablet gap, Apple widens it again with iPadOS 16

It is very debatable whether iPhones are actually the best smartphones, or if Macs are better than Windows machines. But when it comes to tablets, even the biggest Apple haters (or Windows/Android fans) have conceded that the iPad is indeed the best tablet. This has as much to do with the competition failing as Apple … Read more

Apple iPad Air 5 (2022) vs Apple iPad 9 (2021): Which should you buy?

iPads are great devices for mobile gaming, studying, reading, consuming media, and more. Apple sells a variety of these versatile tablets that cater to different needs and budgets. There are high-end models for those who want the best performance and latest technologies. There are also low-end models for those who want to spend minimally. And, … Read more

Apple iPad Air 5 (2022) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Which tablet should you buy?

Apple and Samsung are two big names in the world of smartphones and tablets. In fact, many people associate Android with Samsung — rather than Google. Both manufacturers build solid products and cater to different audiences in this department. Apple recently released the iPad Air 5 (2022) — an M1-powered tablet with a middle-range price … Read more

swift – App works fine on device and simulator, but Apple review sends me this crash log

Here is the crash log Apple Review sent me. I’ve never had this issue previously, and it seems like the issue is coming from old code I’ve had no problem with before. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firebase firestore, storage, analytics, AdSupport, Auth, and kingfisher with Swift Package Manager with no success, and I can’t … Read more