Apple iPhone 12 review: Awkwardly standard

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The iPhone 12 is the new standard-issue iPhone for 2020. While it doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of the iPhone 12 Pro, like a telephoto camera or LIDAR sensor, the two phones remain so similar that some people may feel they don’t need the 12 Pro. That said, Apple now offers four new iPhones, and while the iPhone 12 is quite good, it struggles to find a place in Apple’s 2020 iPhone lineup.

We recommend you go read our full iPhone 12 Pro review to get the full scoop on what’s up with this year’s iPhones. In

DaVinci Resolve beta is now available for Arm-powered Macs

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DaVinci Resolve is getting updated with support for Arm-powered Macs, and a beta version will be ready for owners on day one. Blackmagic Design released a beta of Resolve version 17.1 today that includes support for Apple’s new M1 chip. That means when the first of these new Macs ship next week, buyers will be able to dive straight into a native version of a key filmmaking tool.

Resolve is one of the industry-standard apps for color grading, but it’s become far more than that in recent years. The app also includes a video editor, graphics tools, and an audio

Alphabet CEO: Plan to target EU commissioner was not “sanctioned” by me

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Enlarge / EU Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton talks to media during a press conference in June.

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The chief executive of Google’s parent company Alphabet has apologized to Thierry Breton after an internal document laid out a plan to attack the EU commissioner and promised that such tactics were “not the way we operate.”

In a virtual meeting on Thursday, Sundar Pichai told Mr. Breton, the internal market commissioner, that Google was a very large company and that the document “was never shown to me.” He added that he had not “sanctioned” the plan,

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