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Apple exploring under-display Touch ID and Face ID – and it could mean the notch is dropped for iPhone 14

Apple appears to be exploring under-display Touch ID and Face ID variants that would help eliminate the notch on iPhone. As uncovered in a recently granted patent, the Cupertino giant could be looking to develop its methods of biometric authentication by embedding the technology into the screen. …Read More

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You can now pre-order the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders from ASUS
Qualcomm recently made headlines when it unveiled a phone called “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders,” a powerhouse of a phone made in collocation …Re...
Microsoft’s 360-degree folding Surface Duo is finally worth picking up at a new low of $389
BuyDig is offering the AT&T locked Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB Android Smartphone for $389 shipped. Upgrade to 256GB for $479. Originally retailin...
Amazon fined a record $887 million over data privacy violations
In a regulatory filing on Friday, Amazon revealed that Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) has hit the company with a record …...
Take a sneak peek at Ford F-150 Lightning’s flashy dashboard screen
Digital animations show much more than your battery level. Ford's F-150 Lightning pickup truck will display more than just how much charge is left on...
Motherboard manufacturers unite against Intel’s efficient PSU plans
Skepticism rises, and makers push back around the proposed ATX12V0 power standard. In preparation for Intel's Alder Lake launch later this year, the …...
Report: Chromebook growth hits the brakes in Q2 2021, still outperforms the industry
The rush to working and educating from home due to the outbreak of COVID-19 last year essentially exploded the Chromebook market, pushing sales higher...
HDR formats explained: HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, and more
Many new TVs, phones, tablets, and other display-based devices support HDR. Billed as a way to get brighter colors and a better image, HDR formats …Re...
Facebook’s next hardware product will be “smart” Ray-Ban glasses
Don't get too excited—the new glasses won't have integrated display capabilities. In an earnings conference call on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark …Read...
Tesla software update adds Disney Plus, Car Wash mode and more
The 2021.24 infotainment update for Tesla's electric cars adds a new streaming entertainment option and a host of feature improvements.Read More [sc n...
Twitter Spaces updates makes it easier to share and discover live audio | Engadget
No word on when the dedicated Spaces tab will be widely available, though. Twitter’s Spaces is getting another update that makes the audio feature eas...
5G drives T-Mobile subscriber growth
The company has upped its estimates of new subscribers for the year amid strong demand for its 5G service and phones.Read More

Dish Ends Carriage Dispute with WarnerMedia, Bringing HBO Back After Over 2.5 Year Hiatus
It looks like at long last, HBO and Cinemax are coming back to Dish.A tweet from the Dish Answers account on Thursday morning seemed to confirm the …R...
Audi A6 E-Tron will debut in production form in 2022
The gorgeous sedan will be joined by a Q6 E-Tron crossover next year, too.Read More

Sony Details SSD Requirements for PS5 Storage Expansion
As expected, it needs to be a seriously fast M.2 NVMe SSD to work. It doesn't take long to fill the 667GB of available storage space on a PS5, which …...
New Oppo charging technologies focus on safety and speed | Pocketnow
Oppo has announced many new battery technologies focusing on battery safety detection, improving reliability, durability, and charging speeds at the …...
Xiaomi Mi Band X with 360-degree screen tipped to be in development
Although there has been an increase in shipments of wearables, particularly smartwatches, some might argue that there hasn’t been any huge innovation...

Apple

Thunderbolt 5 details leak via deleted Twitter photo by Intel executive
A tweet from an Intel executive has tweeted then deleted an image that showed off some details about the in-development Thunderbolt 5, including...
Apple Silicon transition may hit its two-year target with 2022 Mac Pro
Apple's plans to complete its two-year Apple Silicon transition will still be on time, a report claims, with 2022 Mac launches expected to includ...
Best deals for August 1 — $149 Magic Keyboard, Lego Bonsai, SanDisk Portable SSD, and more!
Sunday's best deals include $149 for a Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch iPad Pro and more.Shopping online for the best discounts and deals can be a...
Titanium Apple Watch Series 6 unavailable for pick-up from many Apple Stores
The wide unavailability of the Apple Watch Series 6 in titanium points to Apple significantly limiting its production run, with one report propos...
MagSafe Battery launched, Ted Lasso relaunched, Kanye West didn’t – July 2021 in review
July was anything but its usual quiet self in 2021, and if Apple released very little new hardware, it still had a record-breaking month in many,...
Zoom offers $85M settlement to end privacy lawsuit
Zoom has proposed an accord to settle a lawsuit over security and privacy, offering $85 million and a promise to improve its policies to end the...
Prolific identity thief used Apple Pay to steal from Apple Stores in the Apple Crime Blotter
A former U.S. senator was assaulted, more AirPods seized in Cincinnati, and an iPhone was stolen from a man's hands on the New York City subway.T...
Latest IDC numbers reiterate Apple’s dominance of tablet market
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The VergeEarlier this week during Apple’s earnings call, CEO Tim Cook said that the iPad had experienced its most success...
Native Union Rise Dock review: A modern throne for your MagSafe charger
Native Union's handsome and functional Rise Dock provides a sturdy home for your MagSafe charging puck and acts as a great desktop stand for your...
Apple Music, iTunes Store, App Store hit by outages
A number of Apple Music, App Store, and iTunes users are encountering issues with the online services, problems Apple is aware of and is trying t...
Anti-vax app ejected from App Store over user content issues
Apple has ejected a social app aimed at unvaccinated people from the App Store, in a bid to halt the spread of COVID-19 misinformation.Unjected,...
M1 MacBook screens mysteriously crack, some customers claim
A number of Apple customers with the new M1 MacBook Pro and Air machines have been reporting screens that have cracked for no apparent reason.Rea...
Flash Mac sale: $519 Mac mini, 512GB MacBook Air $839, up to $850 off MacBook Pros
Amazon-owned Woot is having an epic Mac sale this weekend, with Intel Mac mini models dipping to $519, MacBook Pros up to $850 off and a 512GB Ma...
Best deals for July 31 — TP-Link mesh Wi-Fi, Star Wars Lego, and more!
Saturday's best deals include $30 off TP-Link mesh Wi-Fi for your home, $10 off the Logitech MX Anywhere 3 compact mouse, a discount on the Lego...
Why Apple’s stock dipped despite’s its record earnings — This Week in Apple
On the newest "This Week in Apple," we break down Apple's recent earnings including why Apple's stock dipped, talk about the latest Intel Mac Pro...
Telegram update enables 1,000-user audiences for group video calls
Messaging app Telegram has updated its video calling feature, enabling groups of up to 1,000 people to take part in the same video conferencing s...

 

Samsung

New Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 images revealed
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 will be introduced very soon. The new pair of wireless earbuds will be announced together with the new Samsung Galaxy W...
Realme’s MagSafe-like wireless MagDart charger showcased in leaked video
When Apple introduced MagSafe to the iPhone 12 series in late 2020, we didn’t expect it to take almost a year for similar magnetic tricks to arri...
S Pen Pro specs leaked ahead of Galaxy Z Fold 3 launch
The upcoming Galaxy foldable smartphone will offer support for S Pen. That is very good news as the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is set to replace the Galaxy...
Google Meet now has a Progressive Web App
Google is still pushing Google Meet as the ultimate video conferencing tool for work, school, and even for personal use. For desktop users, you c...
Mobvoi TicWatches will get Wear OS 3, new watches can get the same
Just a few weeks ago, the Mobvoi TicWatch E3 went official. It was introduced with Snapdragon Wear 4100. Before the announcement, the Mobvoi app...
Nest Thermostat Energy History missing from Nest app, Google working on fix
Over the weekend, Nest Thermostat owners using the Nest app have reported that Energy History is missing. This widespread issue comes as that dat...
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic live photos leaked
In less than a couple of weeks, Samsung will proudly unveil its latest premium flagship smartphones. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will lead the pack. It w...
The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic gets up close and personal in leaked live images
New images show off the design of the Galaxy Watch 4 but don't reveal much about Wear OS. What you need to know Samsung's Galaxy Watch 4 Classic...
Chrome for Android becoming a 2FA security key for Google Account sign-in
For the past few years, Google has aggressively encouraged adoption of two-factor authentication (2FA) — or 2-Step Verification (2SV) as the comp...
Save your Google Translate transcripts by following these steps
Not everyone is well-versed in multiple languages. Thanks to modern technology, we can overcome language barriers with a simple Android app on yo...
Galaxy Watch 4 Classic leak shows off the Wear OS smartwatch in first hands-on images
August has arrived and, with it, the countdown to Samsung’s next Unpacked event where we’ll see the debut of new foldables, earbuds, and the comp...
Here’s a simple way to enable call forwarding using Google Fi
Enabling call forwarding on Google Fi is quick and easy, making Fi a great choice for a backup line. It's also one of the best cell phone plans y...
No matter how stable Android gets, it’s still too hard to master
"Oh, that's easy to turn off if you don't like it" is the biggest lie in Android. This Sunday morning, I am hopefully sleeping in my own bed agai...
Google app beta loses built-in browser and regains Chrome Custom Tabs [Update: Reverted]
Google has been working on an in-app browser for Search on Android for quite sometime now. After being widely rolled out to the beta channel for...
Google renaming ‘Device Personalization Services’ to ‘Android System Intelligence’ on Pixel
“Device Personalization Services” is the method through which Google delivers and updates features like Now Playing (on Pixel), Live Caption, and...
Analysis: Android 12 hints at what Google is working on beyond the Pixel 6
While most Pixel fans are eagerly anticipating the upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 XL — which are set to overhaul the Made by Google phone series —...

Windows

Zoom agrees to pay whopping settlement fee over ‘zoombombing’ and privacy
Videoconferencing company Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its privacy and security practices.Read More [sc name=...
Windows 11 redesigns Microsoft Paint and Photos app – here’s our first look
A visual refresh of the MS Paint and Photos app has been unveiled, showcasing a new modern interface that matches Windows 11’s design language. A...
Winning Olympians are having a Zoom moment straight after victory
With the pandemic preventing athletes' loved ones from traveling to the Tokyo Olympics, a new feature enables competitors to share their special...
Save $100 on LG’s 35-inch curved HDR10 monitor on sale at Costco
Ever wanted just one really nice monitor with a ton of real estate? If that sounds ideal to you, check out LG's 35WN65C-B 35-inch curved screen o...
Take $200 off the MSI Sword laptop with an RTX 3050 Ti graphics card
Head on over to Best Buy if you're looking for a new gaming laptop. You can get the MSI Sword 15.6-inch laptop on sale for $999.99.Read More [sc...
Take a load off with the AKRacing Master Series gaming chair down to $381
Don't sacrifice your health just because you're in front of a computer all day. You need a good gaming chair with good support, and today you can...
Microsoft: Windows 11 requirements cannot be bypassed, and users aren’t happy
In the midst of the pandemic, Windows is seeing a surge in popularity, and understandably, Microsoft is introducing Windows 11 to keep up as a re...
Intel road map explained: Alder Lake, Meteor Lake, and beyond 2025
Intel laid out a new road map at its Intel Accelerated event, showing the path forward through 2025. Here's what's coming down the pike.Read More...
Do you like the leaked Surface Duo 2 camera setup?
Acid tongues everywhere Over the past few years, the word "toxicity" has been thrown around when people want to dismiss groups they have no inter...
How to Remap Your Keyboard and More Must-Try Tips and Tricks
How can I remap my keyboard? How do I fix my laptop keyboard? What's the best way to clean a keyboard? We've got answers to these frequently aske...
How to open the Nvidia Control Panel
The Nvidia Control Panel doesn't live on your desktop, but it's easy to find. Here, we show you how to open the Nvidia Control Panel in a few ste...
HP Laptop 14-dq2020nr Review
Economy Windows model is an uptick from a basic Chromebook You probably know that HP's Pavilion brand is for consumer PCs priced and positioned b...
Asus VivoBook 15 (F512JA-AS34) Review
Budget 15-incher delivers just enough pep, ports for the bucks Between a range of component options, supply shortages, and pricing wars, the budg...
Microsoft Edge 92 released for Android with Windows 10 tabs share and more
Microsoft Edge 92 (stable) is now available on Android and it’s based on the latest version Chromium. The old Microsoft Edge for Android was base...
Why you shouldn’t roll the dice on a secondhand GPU
Shopping on the secondhand market for a graphics card is dangerous, especially if you want your card to perform as well as it should.Read More [s...
Windows 11 is getting more stable and closer to release
Windows 11 version 21H2 is now available to Insiders in the Beta Channel (previously known as Slow Ring). As you’re probably aware, Microsoft has...

 

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