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July 8, 2021

NEWS

Macworld

The next iMac: ‘Pro’ model could be 32 inches and feature a next-gen chip

Bloomberg reported in May that Apple had put the larger iMac aside to focus on the 24-inch iMac’s launch, but since that Mac is now available, the rumor mill for the larger iMac should start churning.

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ZDNet

Get updating: Microsoft delivers PrintNightmare patch for more Windows versions

But Microsoft’s patch for the critical PrintNightmare bug might not solve all the problems the flaw has created, say security researchers.

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GameSpot

Review Roundup Of Monster Hunter Stories 2–What Do The Critics Think?

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin comes out on July 9, but if you’re curious what the critics think about the game, we’ve got you covered. So far, it seems that Stories 2 has garnered quite a positive reception, with outlets citing its accessible turn-based …

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Mac Rumors

iOS 15: How to Translate Text in Photos

Apple entered the translation game in iOS 14 with native Safari browser translation and a dedicated translation app. Now, in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, translation has gone systemwide, which means you can take advantage of Apple’s new Live Text feature to …

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The Verge

OnePlus admits to throttling popular apps to save battery life

Anandtech’s conclusion is that OnePlus is “blacklisting popular applications away from its fastest cores, causing slowdown in typical workloads such as web browsing.” The site tested Chrome and Twitter performance extensively, but concluded that the …

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9to5Mac

Feature Request: Create a user-friendly standalone iOS Keychain app

A couple of disturbing reports revealed the comparative ease with which criminal gangs were able to use stolen iPhones to access the owner’s bank accounts. The initial report didn’t explain the method used, but a subsequent one did: swapping the SIM to a …

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TechCrunch

Google faces a major multi-state antitrust lawsuit over Google Play fees

A group of 37 attorneys general filed a second major multi-state antitrust lawsuit against Google Wednesday, accusing the company of abusing its market power to stifle competitors and forcing consumers into in-app payments that grant the company a hefty …

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Digital Trends

Everything we know about Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2

Because of this, developer Square Enix intends to release multiple parts to wrap up the entire story — culminating in a large, overarching saga. While most of the plans for this full project probably haven’t …

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CNN

Lamborghini and Lotus unveil last gasoline-only supercars

(CNN) Lamborghini on Wednesday unveiled what will be its last V12-powered supercar driven purely on gasoline. While there will be more V12 Lamborghini models in the future, they will be plug-in hybrids, the Italian supercar manufacturer said. Lamborghini …

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Ars Technica

Microsoft’s emergency patch fails to fix critical “PrintNightmare” vulnerability

The threat, colloquially known as PrintNightmare, stems from bugs in the Windows print spooler, which provides printing functionality inside local networks. Proof-of-concept exploit code was publicly released and then pulled back, but not before others had …

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