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July 11, 2021

NEWS

TechCrunch

This Week in Apps: Android ad prices jump, TikTok resumes, Google Play’s antitrust lawsuit

Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re also a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a combined $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher than those without a mobile focus. In 2020, investors poured $73 billion in capital into mobile companies …

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CNET

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Galaxy S21: Rumors about new flagship’s release date and specs

It’s uncertain if Samsung will stick to its new timeline and reveal its updated series in January again, or hold off until a little later in 2022. Cut through the chatter. Subscribe …

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AppleInsider

How to add lines and grids to your Notes on iOS and iPadOS

The instructions to add a background to the note are the same for both iPhone and iPad versions of the app, despite the different sizes of screen. The flow for adding lines and grids …

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VentureBeat

Sandbox VR: Location virtual reality is making its comeback

It’s the first time Sandbox has targeted Vegas, and it is taking over the spot that was formerly occupied by The Void, another pioneer in social VR entertainment at retail locations, said Steve Zhao, CEO of Sandbox VR, in an interview with me.

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CNET

Windows 11: What to know about the beta download, new features, device compatibility, price and more

Here’s every detail we know so far about Windows 11, including price, compatibility, release date, how to download the beta, new features and more. CNET Windows Report.

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Laptop Mag

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (2021) review

Priced at $699, our review unit is pretty specced out as far as Chromebooks go. It has a 2.4-GHz quad core Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU with 8GB of RAM, a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics and a 13.5-inch, 2256 x 1504 “CineCrystal” IPS …

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Kotaku

Resident Evil Village Pirate Says Cracked Release Fixes Bugs From DRM

Now that Village has been cracked, anyone who knows where to look can download a pirated version of the game and play it without DRM. Removing DRM from Village also seems to have fixed those nasty stuttering issues that have been plaguing the game …

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CNBC

YouTubers are making a living on videos about Microsoft software

The company tried to help employees learn how to build large subscriber bases but then began focusing on promoting third-party creators. These outsiders are larger audiences than Microsoft’s own YouTube channels.

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CNET

Get these excellent new AirPods Pro alternative earbuds for only $35

The Edifier TWS 330NB earbuds are also available in black. David Carnoy/CNET. I’ve been testing several new budget true-wireless and came across this deal on the new Edifier TWS 330NB, which one seller on Amazon is discounting to a little more than …

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PCMag.com

Apple Reportedly Fixes Serious Wi-Fi Bug with iOS 14.7 Beta Release

The latest beta release of iOS 14.7 reportedly fixes a flaw in the iPhone’s networking that disabled Wi-Fi if networks whose IDs had specific characteristics were joined. Secret Club founder Carl Schou first revealed a problem …

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