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Smartish Advice: iPhone 8 or iPhone X?


iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus have all been out for a while now, and the early adopters among us have no doubt already ordered their new iPhone of choice. But we know that not everyone is ready to drop several Benjamins on Apple’s latest toys right away. For all the late-ish adopters, careful researchers, and holiday shoppers, we highly recommend CNET’s helpful guide, which even considers other options like the iPhone SE. Or, if you prefer our smartish opinions (we’re pretty opinionated), read on for our take. iPhone X has two main new features: the edge-to-edge OLED screen, and the dual front-facing cameras with Face ID technology. What are these features worth to you? If you answered...

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Smartish Advice: Should I Upgrade to iOS 11?


While those who picked up the new iPhone 8 will automatically be running Apple’s newest operating system (lucky them), those with older iPhones are facing an age-old question – to upgrade, or not to upgrade? The Cons While getting the latest and greatest features seems like a no-brainer, there is a major downside: it’s a big download. According to Forbes, it will cost you up to 2 GB depending on your device. Time to decide which apps you really love (goodbye, Pokemon Go). The Pros However, the new OS does have some surprises for the tech enthusiast and luddite alike. What are our favorites? Glad you asked... Siri can now do spoken translation in English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese...

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