Tag: standard

  • Astell Kern UW100MkII earbuds look to set a new standard in true wireless sound

    Astell & Kern has announced its UW100MkII true wireless, which it claims goes a step further in setting a new standard in true wireless sound. It follows on from the original UW100 (which are no longer on sale), in trying to offer a “natural sound that is close as possible to the original” signal. That…

  • What is PCIe? The interface standard explained

    If you’re a PC builder or have a fleeting interest in upgrading your components, you’ll have likely seen the term PCIe floating around. Here’s exactly what it is. PC gaming continues to grow and grow (via Statista) and that inevitably means more people building or upgrading their hardware. There are various standards and terms to…

  • Qi2 wireless charging standard ready starting with iPhone 15

    The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced that the Qi2 wireless charging standard is just about ready for prime time, starting with the iPhone 15. In a press release issued yesterday, the WPC revealed that the first Qi2 mobile devices were ready to complete the certification process. The first Qi2 products – think third party…

  • How to turn standard photos into Portrait shots on iPhone 15

    Apple unveiled a bunch of photo and camera upgrades alongside the iPhone 15 series, including some tweaks to how the phones capture portrait shots. By capturing 3D depth data whenever you’re taking photos of people, cats and dogs, there’s a new trick included in the software on the iPhone 15 that lets you add the…