What is Camera Image Quality?
At Ubergizmo, we nerd out by analyzing mobile camera Image Quality (IQ) and Camera HardWare (HW) strength. That’s why we created the Uber HW Camera and Uber IQ Camera benchmarks.But what is Image Quality (IQ), how do you define it, and is it possible to assess “quality” as objectively as possible? Fortunately, it is possible by looking at major objective image quality metrics. Objective metrics means that we can say […]

OnePlus Nord N10, N100 Announced For The US
When OnePlus announced the OnePlus Nord, oddly enough the phone was not intended for the US market. However, for those who have been holding out for an affordable OnePlus handset, you’ll be pleased to learn that the company has since announced that they will be bringing a variant of the OnePlus Nord to the US.

Check Out This iPhone 12 Battery Test
Apple’s iPhone event was very comprehensive and the company covered a variety of topics such as improvements to hardware, software, cameras, and even the environmental impact that the company has with the efforts they’re making to their choices of components, packaging material, and so on.

iPhone 12’s LiDAR Scanner Can Measure A Person’s Height
In recent years as Apple’s iPhones gained more augmented reality features, Apple also developed an app called Measure that allowed users to measure the dimensions of an object, like a table, a cabinet, and so on. However, thanks to the implementation of the LiDAR scanner in the iPhone 12 Pro series, it can now be used to measure a person’s height.

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The iPhone 12 Drop Test Is Painful To Watch
With the new iPhone 12s, Apple introduced what they are calling Ceramic Shield, which is a new type of glass cover that they claim is 4x tougher than its predecessors. We’d hate to find out for ourselves if this claim is true, but the good folks at EverythingApplePro decided to put it to the test via a series of drop tests.

WhatsApp’s New Feature Lets You Mute Chats Indefinitely
We all have that one friend or one relative that loves sending us all kinds of weird random crap on WhatsApp. Or sometimes there are group chats that just won’t keep quiet throughout the day. It can be annoying, which is why WhatsApp has a mute feature. Oddly enough, this mute feature was kind of limited.

This App Lets You Install Google Services Onto Huawei Phones
As many of you know, Huawei’s more recent smartphones do not come with Google Play Services installed on them due to the company being on the US Entity List. This prevents them from doing business with US companies, such as Google, however, there is some good news on that front.

MagSafe Charges Older iPhones At Insanely Slow Speeds
At its core, Apple’s new MagSafe charger is really a wireless charging system. While it was designed for the iPhone 12 in mind, Apple does note that it will charge older iPhones that support wireless charging technology, but even then, it seems that even if you own an older iPhone, MagSafe might not be for you.

Woman Spends $3,000 On In-App Purchases, Then Sues Apple Over It
Apple does not allow gambling apps to exist on the App Store. However, it seems that while more explicit gambling apps are not allowed, some apps that feature gambling-like mechanics are allowed, which is the issue. Or at least it is an issue for Karen Workman, who has filed a lawsuit against Apple.

Apple Warns MagSafe Charger Could Leave Imprints On Your iPhone Case
If you plan on buying and using Apple’s new MagSafe charging system for the iPhone, you might want to take note that by using the new charger, it could actually leave imprints on your  iPhone’s leather case. This is according to a warning by Apple in a support document that mentions this potential issue.

iPhone 12’s Ceramic Shield Proves To Be Pretty Durable
One of the new hardware features Apple introduced to the iPhone 12 is a new glass cover that they developed with Corning that they’re calling Ceramic Shield. The company claims that this is more durable than previous iPhones. This sounds like marketing speak, but it turns out that they  were right.

How To Turn On 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' On iPhone
One of the safety features Apple built into iOS is the ability to not be disturbed while you’re driving. If this sounds like a safety feature you’d like to enable, here’s how.

SanDisk Unveils A Wireless Charger That’s Also A Hard Drive
SanDisk is a company known for their memory products, like flash drives, memory cards, and so on. However, the company has since unveiled the Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync which as the name implies, is a wireless charger, but it also seems that the device comes with a built-in hard drive.

Google Reportedly Paid Apple As Much As $12 Billion To Be The iPhone’s Default Search
If you were to launch Safari on your iPhone or iPad and type a search query into the address bar, there’s a very, very good chance that it will default to Google. Sure, some of you might have set it differently, but for many, Google is more or less the default, and it turns out that Google paid Apple billions to keep it that way.