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July 22, 2021

NEWS

Mac Rumors

How to Install Apple’s Beta Firmware on AirPods Pro

After installing the ‌AirPods Pro‌ firmware configuration profile and then connecting the ‌AirPods Pro‌ to the ‌iPhone‌, connect the ‌iPhone‌ to a Mac with the appropriate USB to Lightning cable. Launch the Xcode beta app. You …

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CNET

iMessage envy? Psh. Google’s fancy Chat feature will soon be the default messaging platform on Android phones

Eliminating iMessage envy is order to fill. Apple’s iMessage really does put regular text messaging to shame thanks to enhanced features like Wi-Fi messaging, full-resolution photos and videos, typing indicators so you can see when someone is responding, …

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CNET

When is the next Apple event? Here’s what we know

Apple has had two events in 2021 so far. The first event was in April, where we got a glimpse of new iPad upgrades, colorful iMacs, AirTags trackers, a purple iPhone 12 and more. (Here’s everything Apple announced in the spring.) …

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Polygon

Pokémon Unite beginner’s guide

Eldegloss is a support Pokémon. They use long-ranged attacks to hit enemies and their main focus is to restore health to their teammates. · Snorlax is a defender Pokemon. They are powerful melee fighters. · Pikachu is a ranged attacker. · Charizard is an all- …

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Kotaku

Amazon’s New MMO Is Killing Some High-End PC Graphics Cards

Amazon Games’ oft-delayed MMO New World launched its closed beta yesterday ahead of its August 31 launch. Thousands of players clogged the servers of the historical fantasy game, causing long login queues across all game worlds. Some players got a …

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Kotaku

Ubisoft Shutters Troubled Tom Clancy Game A Year After Launch

In August of last year, Ubisoft launched a mobile Tom Clancy action-RPG called Elite Squad, which featured characters from Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell, The Division, H.A.W.X., and EndWar (remember those last two?). Today, less than a full year …

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The Verge

Amazon will let devs compete for your Echo Show’s screen and everything else Alexa just added

Today, Amazon is announcing it’s going to give more of those opportunities to third-party developers — including brand-new widgets and featured skill cards that might take up a chunk of your smart speaker’s precious real estate.

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CNET

What happens when every brand in your home gets a voice?

With Amazon’s new build-your-own voice assistant, our smart displays and speakers could start to feel spammy. Amazon is basically selling Alexa to companies, allowing them to put their own brand on it and choose varying levels of brand-specific functions.

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CNET

Amazon outlines plans for Matter, custom Alexa commands at Alexa Live developers conference

Alexa may be coming to more than just Amazon Echo devices, with the Alexa Custom Assistant program, which lets other vendors lease the AI for inclusion in their own products. Chris Monroe/CNET. Alexa Live, the yearly conference for app developers on …

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CNET

Galaxy S22 rumors: Samsung’s new lineup could support 65W charging

The Samsung Galaxy S22 isn’t expected for some time, possibly making its debut in January 2022, but the rumor mill never stops turning. The latest news about Samsung’s upcoming flagship lineup came from leaker FrontTron on Twitter. He said the Galaxy …

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