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Lost in Alaska: iPhone 14’s ‘satellite SOS’ feature helped save a man

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Recently, the Alaska State Police received a message about a man stuck in the snow between the cities of Nurvik and Kotzebue. This is a remote area above the Arctic Circle where there is no cell service, so the man had to activate the emergency satellite service on his iPhone 14 to call for help. The Apple Emergency Response Center, along with local search and rescue teams and the US Arctic Northwest Rescue Coordinator, sent volunteer searchers to GPS coordinates transmitted by a smartphone. Rescuers arrived at the scene and successfully helped the stranded man, fortunately he was not injured.

Lost in Alaska: iPhone 14's 'satellite SOS' feature helped save a man

It is worth noting that Apple honestly warns users about possible failures in the operation of satellite communications in some places above the 62nd parallel of the north latitude. Nurvik and Kotzebue are already closer to the 69th parallel of the northern latitude, but nevertheless, the “satellite SOS” worked perfectly: the rescuers were impressed by the accuracy and completeness of the information provided. Recall that an emergency message via satellite on the iPhone 14 includes not only coordinates, but also a small questionnaire, by filling out which the victim can briefly report what happened and what help he needs. This makes it easier for the rescue services. In mid-November, the function started working in the US and Canada, it will be available for free for two years, Apple has not yet announced anything about its cost in the future. The service should be launched in some European countries soon.

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Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented. Prices start at $800

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Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented Prices start at 800

Samsung has finally unveiled its new flagship smartphones Galaxy S23. Almost everything about them was known in advance, so we can only sum up.

Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented.  Prices start at $800

Galaxy S23

  • Screen – Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.1-inch diagonal with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and support for 120 Hz (range from 48 to 120 Hz)
  • Platform — Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy
  • Memory – 8GB RAM and 128GB to 512GB flash storage
  • Battery – 3900 mAh with 25-watt charging
  • Cameras – 50MP main camera, 12MP ultra-wide angle, 10MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and 12MP front camera
  • Dimensions – 146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6 mm with a weight of 168 g

Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented.  Prices start at $800

Galaxy S23+

  • Screen – Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.6-inch diagonal with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and support for 120 Hz (range from 48 to 120 Hz)
  • Platform — Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy
  • Memory – 8 GB RAM and 256 or 512 GB flash
  • Battery – 4700 mAh with 45-watt charging
  • Cameras – 50MP main camera, 12MP ultra-wide angle, 10MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and 12MP front camera
  • Dimensions – 157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm with a weight of 196 g

Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented.  Prices start at $800

Galaxy S23 Ultra

  • Screen – Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.8-inch diagonal with a resolution of 3088 x 1440 pixels and support for 120 Hz (range from 1 to 120 Hz)
  • Platform — Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy
  • Memory – 8GB or 12GB RAM and 256GB to 1TB flash
  • Battery – 5000 mAh with 45-watt charging
  • Cameras – 200MP main camera, 12MP ultra-wide angle, 10MP camera with 3x optical zoom, 10MP periscope camera with 10x optical zoom and 12MP front camera
  • Dimensions – 163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm with a weight of 234 g

Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are presented.  Prices start at $800

All new items are protected from water and dust (IP68), all support Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3, all received the new Gorilla Glass Victus 2 glass and run Android 13 with One UI 5.1 shell. New items will be available in four colors: Phantom Black, Cream, Green and Lavender.

In terms of pricing, the Galaxy S23 in the US starts at $800 before tax, the Galaxy S23+ starts at $1,050, and the Galaxy S23 Ultra starts at $1,120. In all cases, prices for the oldest modifications are not yet available.

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The most productive Android smartphones: the leader has changed in the AnTuTu ranking

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The team of the popular benchmark AnTuTu has published a fresh rating of the most productive flagship smartphones based on the Android operating system in January 2023.

The most productive Android smartphones: the leader has changed in the AnTuTu ranking

In January, the newest smartphone OnePlus 11 broke into the first place, which managed to become a bestseller. He pushed out the December leader iQOO 11 Pro, which dropped to second place. Third place again went to Vivo X90 Pro +, but the Redmi K60 Pro, which was in second place, dropped to sixth place.

The most productive Android smartphones: the leader has changed in the AnTuTu ranking

The ranking is dominated by models based on the new flagship platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, they own 8 positions out of ten. The remaining two in the Top 10 are Vivo X90 Pro and Vivo X90 based on Dimensity 9200.

Statistics collected from January 1 to January 31, 2023. The AnTuTu ranking uses averages, not the highest scores. For each smartphone, the results of at least 1000 tests were taken into account – models with fewer tests are not included in the rating.

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The new Philips smartphone is unlike any other. Photos and specifications Philips S8000

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The Philips S8000 smartphone has passed 3C certification, which confirmed that it will support 18W charging and will be sold without a power supply.

In addition, the phone appeared in the database of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, where real photos of the device and specifications are published.

We know that the Philips S8000 will feature an octa-core 2GHz SoC, a 6.67-inch 1080 x 2400 LCD screen, a 4800mAh battery, an 11mm thin body and a weight of 223 grams.

The new Philips smartphone is unlike any other.  Photos and specifications Philips S8000

The phone supports fingerprint recognition, has 6/8/12 GB of RAM and 12/256/512 GB of flash memory. The main camera received image sensors with a resolution of 48 and 64 megapixels, the front one is 24 megapixels.

The smartphone should be presented soon.

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