All Articles by Rene Ritchie

A brief tour of Apple Park's Visitor Center

Apple Park's iconic new Visitor Center opens to the public on November 17, 2017. And here's what it's like!

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Why Apple's 'What's a computer' just rekt Microsoft's 'real computer' worldview

Microsoft's new "real computer" comments juxtaposed against Apple's new "what's a computer?" iPad ad.

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Apple's new iPad Pro spot asks 'what's a computer?'

'What's a computer?' shows that laptops aren't the only answer and may not even be the best answer for everyone.

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How Apple used deep neural networks to bring face detection to iPhone and iPad

'Apple started using deep learning for face detection in iOS 10. With the release of the Vision framework, developers can now use this technology and many other computer vision algorithms in their apps.'

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Designing for iPhone X

Sebastiaan de With, Linda Dong, Marc Edwards, and Brad Ellis talk “horns”, aspect ratio, safe area, color space, OLED, HDR, and more!

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Yes, Animoji uses the TrueDepth camera system on iPhone X

Animoji uses the IR system on the iPhone X TrueDepth camera system to periodically update a depth map but it uses the RGB camera constantly to track and match facial movement and expressions.

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VECTOR is my new daily podcast — here's how to subscribe!

The all-new VECTOR podcast — bringing you the best in Apple analysis, tech insight, reviews, interviews, Q&A, and roundtables. Subscribe now!

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Face ID hasn't been hacked: What you need to know

Absolutely no one has broken into Face ID's secure enclave or gained access to its data. All we've seen is headlines and videos involving family members and forensic artists trying to spoof it.

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I'd love a 'Guest Mode' in iOS 12

A 'Guest Mode' would let you hand your iPhone or iPad to a friend or stranger in need so they could place a call or look something up on the web without also giving them access to all your data.

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Apple Watch Nike+ coming in Midnight Fog

If you love "running stealth" with Nike Air Vapormax, you're going to love matching it up with the new Apple Watch Nike+ Midnight Fog.

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Apple Watch: 1, Killer Sharks: 0

Apple Watch Series 3 means staying connected almost anywhere — including while stranded in shark-infested waters.

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Five ways Apple could improve iPhone X usability

iPhone X is the best damn product Apple has ever made but that doesn't mean it can't and won't get better.

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How to screenshot iPhone X

How do you take screen shots with iPhone X if it doesn't have a Home button? As easily as ever!

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How to fix iOS 11 and iPhone X battery life problems

How do you fix battery life problems after updating to iOS 11 or upgrading to iPhone 8 or iPhone X? Here are our top power-saving tips!

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How to transfer data from your old phone to your new iPhone

What's the easiest and best way to transfer all your data from your old iPhone to your brand new iPhone? This way!

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It's long past time to admit Apple Watch is a huge success

Was iPod a successful product? Absolutely and undeniably. Well, Apple Watch is poised to surpass it.

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How to fix the annoying ! [?] text bug on iPhone and iPad

Apple has pushed out iOS 11.1.1, a minor point release update that fixes the major annoyance of the letter i autocorrecting to I️.

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iPhone X not responding in cold weather? Apple's issuing a fix!

Apple will be issuing a software update to address reports of temporary unresponsiveness when iPhone X jumps into the cold.

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Star Wars and 'Scenes' Portrait Backgrounds come to Clips 2.0

Clips 2.0 brings new shorcuts, a simpler interface, Star Wars-tie ins, and portrait selfie 'Scenes' to iPhone X.

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The next iPhone X should be bigger. No, smaller!

The follow up to iPhone X should be bigger. Yes. Oh, no. I mean no! It should be smaller! When it comes to iPhone 9 or iPhone XI, which sizes would you prefer?

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