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May 2, 2021

NEWS

Mac Rumors

After nearly three months of beta testing, Apple this week finally released iOS 14.5, the company’s biggest update since the iOS 14 launch last September. One of the main new features included in the update is support for AirTags, Apple’s item trackers that …

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Mac Rumors

You also won’t need to pay a fee if there is a manufacturing issue, as problems that Apple’s fault will be covered under the standard one-year warranty. If the warranty has expired, Apple will charge the $699 fee.

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Mac Rumors

Apple is laying the groundwork for adding HiFi support to Apple Music which would offer ‌Apple Music‌ subscribers and owners of compatible devices, such as certain models of AirPods, access to high-fidelity audio streaming, according to code within the iOS …

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AppleInsider

You wait ages for a new Apple device to be launched, and then a mass of them come at once. April 2021 saw new iMacs, new Apple TV 4K, new iPad Pro, and finally the launch of the AirTag. In a hundred years’ time, archeologists are going to be digging up …

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CNET

Enable Lost Mode as soon as you can. Screenshots by Jason Cipriani/CNET. What to do if you lose an AirTag. If you’ve completely lost your bag …

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USA TODAY

The genesis of their story is the stuff of TV fairy tales. It goes like this: College sweethearts Erin, an artist and graphic designer, and Ben, a woodworker, craftsman and former minister, had their historic home in Laurel, Mississippi, featured in “Southern Weddings” …

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The Verge

On the surface, it’s a welcome move, with Microsoft matching the 12 percent cut that Epic Games takes, and putting more pressure on Valve, which still takes a 30 percent cut on most Steam purchases.

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CNET

And since the App Store was the only place to get programs for the iPhone, millions of developers flocked to Apple too. Now the tech giant is facing questions about whether it’s running a monopoly, forced into the topic by Fortnite maker Epic Games and Epic’s …

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Laptop Mag

Our best Chromebooks page, a compilation of the latest and greatest Chrome OS systems we’ve reviewed, is in desperate need of a striking new standout member alongside the Lenovo Chromebook Duet and Google Pixelbook Go. The Galaxy Chromebook 2 …

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AppleInsider

Testimony from financial and economics researcher Ned Barnes alleges that the App Store has very high operating margins, and has done so consistently for a number of years. According to Barnes, as reported by Bloomberg, the …

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