iPhone 8 tops iPhone X in benchmark tests

iPhone 8

The latest generation of iPhones are blazingly fast. The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature the A11 Bionic Fusion chip, which incorporates six processor cores, a Neural Engine, three-core GPU and M11 motion coprocessor. When it comes to speed, the A11 Bionic is 70 percent faster than the previous generation A10 chip, found on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. In fact, the A11 Bionic blows away the competition, too.

How to create PDFs with Safari

How to create and markup PDFs with Safari on iPhone and iPad.

While there is a not-so-obvious way to make PDFs in iOS 10, Apple directly addresses the issue in iOS 11. Now there is an option in Safari's share menu dedicated to transforming web pages into Adobe's famous Portable Document Format. Additionally, you can now markup your PDF with a variety of tools before sharing it, which you couldn't do using the old method. Here’s how to create PDFs with Safari on your iPhone or iPad:

iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 pre-orders selling out

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular

In typical fashion, Apple opened pre-orders for several of its upcoming fall products on Friday at 12:01 AM Pacific time. While the initial batch of iPhone 8 pre-orders did not sell out in the first few hours, over the weekend delivery dates have slipped. In fact, now that over two days has passed, shipping times across the board have increased on the device lineup.

How to put Fandango movie tickets into Apple Wallet

How to put Fandango movie tickets into Apple Wallet on iPhone.

With three quick presses of your Home button, Apple's Wallet app gives you instant access to your credit and debit cards that are linked to Apple Pay. But, like the one in your back pocket, it can hold much more than credit cards. Wallet can also become an organizer of coupons, concert and sporting event tickets, gift cards, airplane tickets, movie passes and more. This keeps everything at your fingertips so you don't need to go searching through emails or fumbling through a purse while a line of impatient movie-goers forms behind you.

Save your iPhone battery: Delete Facebook and Messenger

Request Desktop Site

Facebook has worked hard to force iPhone owners to install their messaging app. First they blocked private messages in their main app, then they blocked them on their mobile website. This forced most users who wanted to communicate with their friends and family via Facebook to install the Messenger app in addition to the main Facebook app. Unfortunately all Facebook apps are known to be both a battery drain and storage hogs, and most iPhone owners would be better off without them.

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