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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

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...
Apple issues $6.5B bond to fund buyback, acquisitions
Apple is taking advantage of historically low interest rates with a $6.5 billion bond sale that will go toward corporate initiatives like stock b...
Mastodon now has an official iPhone app
Decentralized social network Mastodon now has an official iPhone app. The nonprofit behind Mastodon launched the app on iOS today, supplementing...
M1 MacBook owners complain of easily cracked screens
A small number of users are reporting a potentially serious issue in which the LCD screens of Apple's latest M1 MacBook Air and M1 MacBook Pro ar...
Apple iPad Mini 6: Everything you need to know
There's a new miniature tablet on the horizon, and it may introduce a new design and an upgraded processor.Read More

Reports of M1 MacBook screen cracks occurring during normal usage
There have been multiple reports of M1 MacBook screen cracks occurring during normal usage of the machines, with both the M1 MacBook Air and M1 M...
How to use Quick Notes in iPadOS 15
It's not yet the most stable part of the iPadOS 15 beta, but Quick Notes on the iPad is already excellent — and it's going to be great.Quick Note...
Steve Wozniak-backed ‘Unicorn Hunters’ seeks TV distributor
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is part of a new show called "Unicorn Hunters," and it hopes to become picked up for domestic distribution.'Unicor...
Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees a ‘de facto global tax on the Internet’
Photo By: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesElon Musk has had a busy Friday on Twitter. After flatly denying that he has ever spoken...
Tesla’s Elon Musk backs Epic, calls App Store fees a ‘de facto global tax’
Elon Musk has come out on the side of Epic Games, and declared in a tweet that Apple's App Store is effectively taxing the internet.Tesla's Elon...
Elon Musk and Apple deny wild story that he tried to replace Tim Cook
Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple’s CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book...
Apple ships 12.9M iPads in Q2, maintains dominant lead in tablet market
Apple is maintaining its dominance in the tablet market, shipping more iPad models in the June quarter than both Amazon and Samsung tablets combi...
Apple testing new Apple Maps for Italy, Vatican City, and San Marino in iOS 15 betas
Apple has begun testing the new Apple Maps on the Italian Peninsula as part of the iOS 15 developer and public betas.The update includes areas in...
How to track your sleep with your iPhone
Your iPhone and its Health app can help you get a good night's rest and establish healthy sleeping patterns. Here's how to track your sleep with...
Elon Musk asking to be Apple CEO allegedly led to profanity-laced tirade from Tim Cook
An anecdote found in a new book sheds some new light on the potential Apple acquisition of Tesla — a negotiation that allegedly ended with explet...

 

Samsung

Nintendo to shut down Dr. Mario World by November 1
If you’ve enjoyed playing the Dr. Mario World mobile game, you now have only a few months left to play. Nintendo announced that they will be shut...
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 this year — here's what we know so far. From the be...
Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen) now lets you do Zoom two-way video calls
While most people probably use their phones or laptops when they’re attending video conference calls, some would want to use a bigger screen, spe...
Mophie Snap review: MagSafe for the Android masses
Make any smartphone MagSafe compatible When Apple announced MagSafe for the iPhone 12 range, I hoped someone would find a way to make it work wit...
Cloud-based Windows is cool but don’t forget about Parallels for Chrome
It's all about the Benjamins. Chromebooks are quickly becoming bonafide business computers, and as JR Raphael points out at Computerworld, it's n...
These headphones give the AirPods Max serious competition
The AirPods Max are Apple's first attempt to make its own branded over-ear headphones, and they don't come cheap. Those premium pair of cans ente...
Trying iOS made me appreciate these 8 Android features a lot more
I'd taken them for granted before Late last year, I decided it was time to move from my Huawei MediaPad tablet and get a new iPad. That wasn't my...
Google sends out new round of invites to join ‘Pixel Superfans’ community
Google has operated a “community” of the Pixel’s “biggest fans” since at least 2019 — if not earlier. Earlier this week, Made by Google launched...
Galaxy Watch 4 video leak shows off UI design and features
We’re still a couple of weeks away from Samsung’s Unpacked event and one of the devices they’ll supposedly be announcing are new smartwatches, th...
It took a pandemic for Chromebooks to finally start making sense in India
But they still have an uphill battle until they make it to the mainstream Much like smartphones, most laptop purchases in India happen in the bot...
Google Meet is finally available as a PWA after Zoom beat it to the punch
It's the same Google Meet, but now in app form. Sort of. What you need to know Google Meet is now available as a Progressive Web App (PWA). The a...
Your ancient Android Gingerbread phone is about to become even more useless
Google account sign-ins will be blocked in September When was the last time you thought about your old Gingerbread phone? Google launched Android...
Google Pay adds support for 43 banks in 22 countries around the world
And yet somehow, probably still not the one you were hoping for Google Pay is nothing less than an unchecked madman when it comes to signing on n...
Google Fit’s latest update makes it easier to view and add your health data
You can now add your health data stats to Google Fit without relying on third-party apps. What you need to know Google Fit has gained a new updat...
Telegram has created a whole new social experience for you to dread with 1,000 person video calls
Plus screen sharing, new animations, and more It was just a couple of days ago that we first got our hands on Telegram's latest beta, adding scre...
Keep your Oculus Quest 2 safe with these great storage and travel cases
Even among other tech and gaming equipment, the Oculus Quest 2 is very susceptible to damage. Whether you're protecting your headset from sunligh...

Windows

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...
What does GPU stand for?
In the market for a new gaming laptop or computer that's a video-editing powerhouse? Well, it might help to know what a GPU is before you make yo...
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 Teams to get new features for meeting recordings and more
Like Zoom or Google Meet, it is also possible to record a Microsoft Teams meeting and it takes just a few simple steps. However, there are certai...
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...
Intel rumored to launch its first discrete gaming GPU at CES 2022
Intel's first attempt at a mainstream gaming graphics card, the Intel Xe-HPG DG2, is in the works. The GPU is likely to be released in 2022 durin...
Microsoft Azure accounts for 22% of global cloud infrastructure spending
Roadblock #734 If you thought Brussels was NVIDIA's greatest obstacle to clearing its ARM acquisition, think again: China's slowing the process a...
Can’t decide which AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPU to buy? We can help.
There are now five AMD Radeon 6000 GPUs available, if you can find stock. Which one works best for your PC?AMD recently revealed its "Big Navi" …...
The Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB is down to a shockingly low $389
Just when you thought Surface Duo deals couldn't get any steeper, they fell off a cliff and crash-landed into sub-$400 territory. That's right: T...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 (2021) Review
As good as it gets...gets a bit better We won't try to keep you in suspense: When we reviewed last year's model, we called the Lenovo ThinkPad X1...
Microsoft outlines steps to mitigate latest Windows 10 printer issue
What you need to know Microsoft has shared steps on how to mitigate a printer issue on Windows 10 related to smart card authentication. • The com...

 

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