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Benchmarks claim iPhone X is still the fastest phone (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 121)

Early benchmarks show the iPhone X is faster than the Galaxy S9. Plus: DXO Mark ranks the Galaxy S9 Plus the best phone camera and Apple's working on a giant iPhone X Plus.

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Watch this: Benchmarks claim iPhone X is still the fastest phone (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 121)


Larger iPhone X on the horizon:

Apple Plans Giant High-End iPhone, Lower-Priced Model

Apple's 6.5-Inch 'iPhone X Plus' Said to Have 1242 x 2688 Resolution, Could Come With Dual-SIM and Gold Color Option

Claimed 'iPhone X Plus' Displays and Digitizers Shown in Leaked Photos

ASUS Unveils the All-New ZenFone 5 Series at MWC 2018

Asus Zenfone 5 is an iPhone X on the cheap

Galaxy S9 news:

Early benchmarks shows Samsung Galaxy S9 well behind iPhone X in processor performance

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus review: Premium specs, top-end performance

Galaxy S9+ Tops iPhone X as Best Smartphone Camera Ever in DxO's Controversial Rankings

Consumer Reports: Best Smartphone Cameras

KGI: Apple Developing High-End Over-Ear Headphones, Launching Late 2018 at the Earliest

Apple HomePod news:

Day One HomePod Pre-Orders in U.S. Beat Out Most Other Smart Speaker Pre-Orders

Apple Watch Outsold All Competing Smartwatches Combined Last Year

iPhone battery wait times:

Wait Times for iPhone Battery Replacements Increasing

Air Power news:

Apple's AirPower mat inches closer to release, again said to arrive in March

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Employment Questionnaire and Two Signatures From Steve Jobs Going Up for Auction


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