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June 29, 2021

NEWS

CNET

There are a lot of really pretty iPhone cases out there. But the iPhone is really pretty on its own, too. Sarah Tew/CNET. Ever since I experienced the anguish of back-to-back iPhone screen-shattering accidents, I have been firmly pro case. “It’s just safer and …

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Computerworld

Holy hell freezing over, Batman! Worlds are colliding and wild things are happening here in the land o’ Googley tech, but before you get your knickers in a knot with excitement, there’s a quick reality check we need to consider. Let me back up a second, …

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ZDNet

While most phones are big rectangular slabs of glass and metal, one area that differentiates smartphones today is their camera technology. Here are our top picks on phones that are optimized for photos, videos, telephoto subjects, ultra-wide landscapes, selfies …

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CNET

(While we don’t have an exact date yet, Microsoft has dropped some hints that it could arrive as early as October.) If you’re a member of the Windows Insider Program and …

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ZDNet

Windows Insider testers in the Dev Channel can download Windows 11 build 22000.51 and a first preview of the new Microsoft app store today.

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Macworld

Mark Gurman knows his stuff when it comes to Apple rumors. AppleTrack, which monitors analysts’ hits and misses, currently rates him as 89.1 percent accurate, so his recent claim that Apple is working on a giant iPad is probably sound. It’s worth stressing …

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CNET

Making cloud gaming harder to pull off than video streaming is the added complication of sending controller input (pressing buttons and moving analog sticks) up to the cloud, the game actions playing out on that remote server, then beaming the resulting video …

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The Verge

Amazon has announced a new feature for its Kids Plus service on Fire tablets and Echo smart speakers called Reading Sidekick. Designed to help kids improve their reading skills and ability, the Reading Sidekick allows kids to read either physical or digital …

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CNET

Samsung’s new watch software runs Google Play apps. Samsung/Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET. Samsung’s next Galaxy watch is being announced at an Unpacked event later this summer, and its new Google co-designed OS and interface is called One UI …

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AppleInsider

Russia; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; US. In highlighting its celebration of international athletes, Apple has showcased Amy Van Dyken, six-time Olympic swimming gold medalist.

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