Facebook’s new mobile gaming service says no to iPhone

Mobile game streaming means playing smartphone games will be nearly “instant,” Facebook says. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook is joining the game streaming world, taking on the likes of Sony, Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Nvidia. All now offer ways for people to play visually complex console and PC games over the internet, using technology similar to how […]

Why iPhone 12’s 5G won’t completely drain its battery

The iPhone 12 family finally give Apple users access to 5G. But there are potential drawbacks to watch out for.  Apple For anyone fortunate enough to get a 5G signal — particularly the super-fast version that Verizon touts — the speeds can be mind-blowing....

Apple releases iOS 14.1 ahead of iPhone 12 launch

iOS 14.1 fixes several bugs with Widgets, and it adds support for 10-bit HDR video playback. Jason Cipriani/CNET On Tuesday, Apple released iOS 14.1, the newest version of its mobile operating software for the iPhone. The release comes just days ahead of the launch of...

iPhone 12 preorders reportedly more than 2x greater than iPhone 11

The iPhone 12 comes in black, white, Product Red, mint green and dark blue. Apple This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. Apple’s new iPhone 12 line went on preorder last week, and although Apple rarely...