Ever since our critiques for the iPhone 15 and 15 Professional went up on Tuesday morning, you’ve had a ton of inquiries to ask in regards to the telephones — in feedback, on The Vergecast, on Threads, an Instagram App, and in a dwell Q&A. So we thought we’d put all that info collectively in a pleasant little smorgasbord of nerdy tidbits and philosophical pondering and pick a couple of favorites within the course of.
For the reason that mute change goes away, Apple put an indicator within the standing bar so you may examine in case your ringer is silenced at a look. However what if you happen to discover it annoying and wish it to go away? Nice information: you’ll have the ability to banish it from sight.
We virtually received the right child pictures function.
A reader requested if you happen to may change the important thing body in a Reside Photograph and nonetheless maintain the depth map to show it right into a Portrait Mode photograph. Think about a world the place you may take an image of your children, decide the body the place they’re truly trying on the digicam, and switch it right into a Portrait Mode photograph after the very fact! It’s the dream! However when you can have Reside Images and the automated depth map saving function enabled concurrently, you solely get the depth map for the one key body. We had been so shut.
Joe Rossignol from MacRumors stopped by our iPhone 15 Q&A to ask a query about new battery optimization charging choices on the telephone. It seems that Apple snuck in a brand new setting to restrict charging to 80 %, which is able to assist lengthen the battery’s lifespan… how well timed! Sadly, this setting doesn’t work in our testing up to now.
Wouldn’t it’s good to tie your ringer on / off setting to a spotlight mode? You’ll be able to on the iPhone 15 Professional or 15 Professional Max, the place it’s now a filter choice to your focus modes in addition to an motion within the Shortcuts app. That’s not the most enjoyable you may have with Shortcuts, however it’s useful.
This Vergecast hotline query is a delight. Begin at 33:35 to listen to Jordan’s query a couple of theoretical energy wrestle between two telephones linked by USB-C. Deputy editor Dan Seifert received to the underside of this one.