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Google September 29th 2015 Event: Everything you need to know

Google made a lot of announcements today (some of which were leaked earlier) from two new Nexus phones to brand new Chromecasts.For those of you who missed the event, here you go:Huawei Nexus 6PThe Huawei Nexus 6P doesn’t actually have a 6-inch screen like last year’s Motorola Nexus 6. Instead it has a 5.7-inch QHD display (with a resolution of 1440×2560 at 518 ppi). That screen goes nicely with the front-facing speakers.The main camera on the back is 12.3 megapixels which is 1.55 μm pixels. That means that the camera can let in more light and give a overall better picture. Google claims that it is even better than the iPhone 6’s camera. There is also IR laser assisted autofocus and you can take 4K video.A notable omission is OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) but Google says that the new camera won’t need it.The front camera is 8 megapixels and 1.4 μm pixels which Google says should be great for “selfies”.To help power the Nexus 6P is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and the Adre…

Apple September 9th 2015 Event: Everything you need to know

There was quite a few announcements that Apple made today including a brand new iPad, a new Apple TV set-top box, new OS updates and of course a updated iPhone.iPhone 6SThe iPhone 6S still retains the same screen as last year’s iPhone 6 at 4.7 inches with a resolution of 1334 x 750 which gives it a ppi of 326. It is being powered by a new A9 processor which Apple says is 70% faster than last year’s A8 chip.The rear-facing camera has been improved to 12 megapixels which can take 4K video and the front-facing camera is now 5 megapixels. The iPhone 6S also has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi with MIMO along with Bluetooth 4.2.One of the biggest new features that is both on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus is the addition of 3D Touch which essentially an evolved version of Force Touch that was first introduced on the Apple Watch. 3D Touch will allow you to have all new interactions with you device. For example, if you were to tap and hold on an app, you’ll get access to app shortcuts on the homescreen.If…