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New FCC rules could force wireless carriers to block spam texts | Engadget
It's hoping to stop the messages before they ever get to your phone. Under Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, the Federal Communications Commission is seeking to...
The first Bitcoin-linked ETF starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange
The first Bitcoin-linked exchange-traded fund has launched in the US, marking a new milestone in cryptocurrency's ongoing journey toward the financial mass market......
Unannounced Beats Fit Pro earbuds leak in iOS 15.1 | Engadget
New Beats earbuds could be on their way. Aside from a new pair of AirPods, Apple will also apparently launch a pair of Beats Fit Pro earbuds soon. According to 9to5M...
Mysterious hacking group is quietly breaking into global telecommunications networks, research finds
A mysterious group of hackers has been quietly breaking into the computer networks of telecommunications companies on a global scale, according to …[ Read More ] [sc...
Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn unveils three prototype electric vehicles
iPhone partner Foxconn has pulled back the curtain on three prototype electric vehicles, a step that bolsters its credentials as a potential player …[ Read More ] [s...
Pixel 6 will reportedly double Google’s smartphone production
Google is planning a major increase in its smartphone shipments with the impending launch of the Pixel 6, according to Nikkei. The Japanese publication says that Goo...
HP launches HP Presence, aims to expand reach into meeting rooms
The portfolio, HP Presence, includes meeting space bundles, PCs, 4K cameras, audio and video bars and microphones as well as room controllers. HP is …[ Read More ] [...
Facebook to hire 10,000 people in EU to build the ‘metaverse’
London (CNN Business) — Facebook (FB) plans to hire up to 10,000 workers in Europe to build a "metaverse" that will combine virtual and augmented reality technologie...
What is Sky Glass, how much does it cost and how can I get it?
Sky Glass is a device and service from Sky that launches on 18 October 2021.Unlike the company's flagship product, Sky Q, which requires a satellite …[ Read More ] [...
Nothing will launch a smartphone next year
Given the company was pretty much at the height of its success last year, it was almost shocking that OnePlus would suddenly lose its co-founder out …[ Read More ] [...
Ransomware is now a billion-dollar market
An analysis of several hundred cryptocurrency wallets used for ransomware-related payments has revealed transactions totaling over a whopping $5 …[ Read More ] [sc n...
Amazon’s Zoox will test its autonomous vehicles on Seattle’s rainy streets
Zoox, the autonomous vehicle company owned by Amazon, said it will test its vehicles on the hilly, rain-drenched streets of Seattle. The company also plans on openin...
Google Pixel Watch could blow away Galaxy Watch 4 — here’s how
I'm not holding my breath for a Google Pixel Watch, but man, I'd love to see this rumored smartwatch in the wild. Though I like the Samsung Galaxy …[ Read More ] [sc...
Google Pixel 6 rumored to retail for $599
It looks like we may have some possible pricing for the new Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones for the USA. Google previously teased the two …[ Read More ] [...
Ikea’s Bluetooth speaker with Spotify Tap is also a lamp
Ikea’s Vappeby Bluetooth speaker just leaked courtesy of an FCC filing. And because it’s Ikea, this mushroom-shaped speaker with an IP65 rating — which means it’ll r...
Microsoft might be designing its own Surface processor
It seems that the big game in the consumer tech market these days is for companies to design their own silicon in one form or another. Apple has, of …[ Read More ] [...

Apple

Deals: 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro hits new Amazon low, M1 Pro/Max MacBook Pros $295 off, more
All of today’s deals are now up for the taking and headlined by a new all-time low on Apple’s 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro. That’s alongside $295 in pre-order discount...
M1 Pro/Max MacBook Pro shipping times improve for some early buyers
Apple made its new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros available for purchase yesterday, with the first orders slated to arrive on Tuesday, October 26. While suppl...
Instagram now lets everyone post from the desktop and more
Instagram today announced that it’s rolling out the ability for people to post photos and videos using its desktop web browser. more… The post Instagram now let...
MacBook Pro ProMotion tidbits: 24Hz to 120Hz range, battery life, more
One of the most notable changes with the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models is the display hardware. Apple is using mini-LED display technology and brin...
PSA: AirPods 3 battery life lasts longer if you disable Spatial Audio
During its “Unleashed” event yesterday, Apple unveiled the new AirPods 3. After almost a year of rumors, the third-generation wireless earbuds are finally avail...
Here are the new MacBook Pro screen resolution options, native 2x Retina by default
The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro were announced to much fanfare yesterday, with one of the hero features being the new Liquid Retina XDR display. In addition...
How to check your SSD’s health and other stats
Have you ever looked at your cat as it stared at a blank wall and thought, “What is he or she thinking?” I certainly have, and I’ve done the same …[ Read More ]...
What is the new Apple Music Voice plan, and who is it for?
Apple Music Voice relies entirely on your dulcet tones to play music from any Siri-enabled device | Image: AppleThe new Apple Music Voice plan that Apple announ...
Jamf now manages 25 million Apple devices, expands with Google BeyondCorp support and more
At its 2021 JNUC conference, Jamf has unveiled multiple new ways to help IT teams provide a better experience at work when using and managing Apple devices. mor...
Target expanding Apple ‘shop-in-shop’ experiences ahead of holiday season
Earlier this year, Target announced that it was teaming up with Apple to launch new “Apple shopping destination” experiences in retail stores around the US. Now...
Unleashed event music playlist now available on Apple Music
If you enjoyed yesterday’s Unleashed event music, you can now listen to it as an Apple Music playlist. TechRndr‘s Brahm Shank put the list together … more… The...
Brazil has the most expensive new MacBook Pro and AirPods 3 in the world
If you are thinking about buying the new M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro or even AirPods 3, don’t do it in Brazil. Yet again, the South American country has the m...
Jamf announces new content-filtering solution to secure Apple device usage in the classroom
At the 2021 JNUC conference, JAMF has taken the wraps off some new solutions to make Apple devices easier to manage and use in the classroom. more… The post Jam...
Apple’s new 140W charger can fast charge a lot more than just your MacBook Pro
Apple’s new 140W charger. | Image: AppleApple’s new 140W charging brick, which works with a new MagSafe charging cable to power the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, use...
2021 MacBook Pros compared: how Apple’s laptops stack up
Apple just announced new versions of its 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro explicitly designed around their new Arm-based M1 Pro and M1 Max CPUs. Both models are...
MacBook Pro Diary: Ordering an M1 Max MacBook Pro was an easy decision, despite the price
It’s felt like a long wait from the M1 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, but the M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro models are finally here. The predictions I mad...

 

Samsung

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro hands-on: Prettiest Pixel perfection
Six years in, the Pixel 6 is Google's first true in-house phone. While we're excited for the new Google Pixel every October, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro launch...
Best Google Pixel 6 cases 2021
The regular Pixel 6 was the only one to get actual color and not just metallic shades, and we deserve to flaunt those fun colors and bold accents around that ey...
The Pixel 6 series arrives with new AI superpowers, starts at just $599
The Pixel 6 is finally here in all its glory. What you need to know Google details the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The phones are powered by the custom-built T...
These are the best phones you can get on AT&T right now!
With so many great options to choose from, it can be hard to pick the best Android phone from AT&T's selection. If you're a little overwhelmed by all of the...
Amazon Music Unlimited brings one of Apple Music’s best features to Android
Amazon is also making lossless streaming available to all Music Unlimited subscribers. What you need to know Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can now stream m...
Get ready for some amazing Black Friday fitness tracker deals!
As Black Friday approaches, many of us are already making a mental list of all the deals we'd like to score. If history is any indication, we can expect to see...
Save big on Black Friday and get a screen for your Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi is a magnificent little side-project as you can use it to do pretty much anything that you can set your mind to. From the Raspberry Pi 400, off...
Which Amazon Fire TV Stick should you get?
If you're looking for a great streaming device, we've ranked the best Amazon Fire TV Sticks that you can buy right now. A streaming stick is a great, low-cost o...
OnePlus officially announces Harry Potter Limited Edition Watch
It’s been years since the last Harry Potter book or movie (well the official one) was released but it has remained one of the most popular pop culture franchise...
Google Play is accepting security form for upcoming Safety Section
Security has been one nagging issue Google’s been trying to get command over in their Play Store platform. To this end, Google announced a new data safety featu...
You can now download Google Play Protect as a standalone app
The app is compatible with only a handful of Android devices currently. What you need to know Google Play Protect is now available to download as a separate app...
Should you join Apple Fitness+ or Fitbit Premium?
Get serious about fitness Fitbit Premium $10/mo. or $80/year at Fitbit Pros Guided programs Several workout options Health and fitness stats Three-month free tr...
The Google Pixel Watch rumors are heating up — here’s what you need to know
It appears that Google is finally getting into the smartwatch game with the first Pixel Watch — here's what we know so far. From the beginning of Google's weara...
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra concept teases the death of the camera bump
While we're a few months away at least from the reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S22, rumors, leaks and renders for the next Android flagship from …[ Read More ] [s...
These Android phones are under $100 and well worth your money
Not everybody needs to spend upwards of $1,000 on a new phone, especially those on prepaid carriers looking to cut down on spending wherever possible. Luckily,...
Light up your monitor with these monitor light bars
The best monitor light bars can brighten your workspace for easier reading without boosting the brightness of the screen, which can be taxing on your eyes. They...

Windows

Acer’s ultraportable Swift laptops have never been this cheap
Word on the web is that this holiday season is going to be a tough one for tech gear. If that’s the case, and you want to pick-up a new laptop for …[ Read More...
New Intel Alder Lake rumor suggests CPU launch is imminent
Another Alder Lake rumor has been aired with sources claiming to have confirmed Intel’s intended launch date is indeed November 4, as was previously …[ Read Mor...
HP Chromebook x2 11 review: A Chrome-based iPad competitor?
The HP Chromebook x2 11 is a well-built Chrome OS detachable tablet that would serve students quite well.[ Read More ]

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Best Buy Black Friday Deals 2021: Sales to shop today
Best Buy is rewriting the Black Friday calendar. 2021 Black Friday Best Buy deals will start November 19, following several teaser sales of select tech items.[...
The best Black Friday external hard drive deals for 2021
To protect your important files and to bring them wherever you go, you should take advantage of retailers' upcoming Black Friday external hard drive deals.[ Rea...
How many iconic Apple sounds can you recognize in its clever music track?
Apple kicked off Monday’s keynote with a clever music track made up entirely of sounds from its diverse range of gadgets released over the last 45 years.[ Read...
Windows 11 shows Intel’s decade-old Pentium 4 CPU as supported
After plenty of teasing and a few months of beta testing, Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 on October 5. Windows 11 is official and you can already try the operati...
Windows 11 is getting a new way to adjust volume from taskbar
One of the most used features of Windows 11 – the taskbar’s volume controls could be getting a new nifty feature that will allow you to change the volume using...
Apple M1 vs. M1 Pro vs. M1 Max
Apple announced two new chips to its M1 lineup: The M1 Pro and M1 Max. We're here to break down how they stack up to the base M1 inside Apple devices now.[ Read...
Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max: Everything we know so far about Apple’s pro chips
Should you be excited about Apple’s M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, or are they overhyped? We’ve got all the information on Apple’s latest CPUs.[ Read More ] [sc name=...
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 8
The Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable won out over the Surface Pro 7, but the Surface Pro 8 takes back the top spot.[ Read More ]

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The Apple M1X may not be called ‘M1X’ at all
Apple's upcoming M1X chip may come with a different name entirely, with developer logs pointing to two vastly different possibilities.[ Read More ] [sc name="cl...
Fix for AMD performance bug on Windows 11 in testing with Insiders
Microsoft appears close to fixing the L3 caching issue affecting Windows 11 PCs with AMD Ryzen processors.What you need to know• The latest Insider …[ Read More...
How to get Windows 11 for free
Technically, Windows 11 isn’t free. If you don’t already have a Windows PC (or spare product key), you have to pay for a license. But an upgrade to …[ Read More...

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