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July 28, 2021

NEWS

CNET

iOS 15: Apple could use selfies to validate your ID cards in updated Wallet app

Everything we know so far about Apple’s latest iPhone operating system’s public beta, release date and new features ahead of its general release in the fall. Alison DeNisco Rayome headshot.

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CNET

AirPods 3 rumors: Apple’s new earbuds could be coming in September with the iPhone 13

So far we’ve had two generations of regular AirPods, the wireless earbuds with a long stem that sticks down from your ear. But a February leak from 52audio claims to show the third-generation earbuds with a shorter stem, so overall the design looks more like …

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Mac Rumors

Nothing ‘Ear (1)’ True Wireless Earbuds Launch to Take on AirPods Pro With ANC and Unusual Design for $99

The Ear (1) features an in-ear design, Active Noise Cancelation, Bluetooth 5.2, IPX4 water resistance, and a charging case with Qi-compatible wireless charging and a USB-C port. Fast pairing is supported on Android devices only.

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Kotaku

Everyone Makes The Same Choices In Mass Effect, Apparently

Mass Effect is contingent on choice—or at least the illusion of it. Turns out, in playing (or replaying) Mass Effect Legendary Edition, a lot of you who played the remastered trilogy made pretty much the same decisions. That’s according to an infographic …

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TechCrunch

Apple tweaks controversial iOS 15 Safari changes in latest beta

It was meant to make the controls easier to reach, if using a phone with one hand. But critics said that the change made other often-used features — like the reload button or Reader Mode — harder to find and use, impacting the overall usability of the mobile …

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Space.com

Jeff Bezos asks NASA for moon lander contract, offers to cover billions in costs

Both Dynetics and Blue Origin filed protests with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in late April, citing what they saw as flaws in the HLS procurement process. As mandated, NASA will keep hold of the $2.9 billion until the GAO finishes an …

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CNET

Apple could signal new coronavirus, chip shortage troubles before iPhone 13 release

Subscribe to CNET’s Mobile newsletter for the latest phone news and reviews. On Tuesday afternoon, it may take another more public step when CEO Tim Cook is inevitably asked questions about the pandemic …

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Kotaku

You Don’t Need To Download All Of Microsoft Flight Sim On Xbox Series X/S

It’s a staggeringly large game, clocking in at nearly 100GB—and that’s not counting any of the optional “world updates,” which can cause its file size to balloon well beyond that. But you needn’t download the whole thing to get it working on a next-gen Xbox.

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CNET

The case for the Xbox Series S: Why Microsoft’s entry-level console is worth your money

And I’ve been very satisfied ever since. Here’s my tl;dr suggestion on why I think Xbox gamers might want to give the Series S a second look, rather than hold out for a Series X (or even a PS5) that may still be months away — if not more.

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TechCrunch

Google TV mobile app redesign adds new services and recommendations

Here, users can browse over 700,000 movie and TV episodes from across top streaming apps, find new things to watch, and rent or purchase movies and shows, including new releases. Now, Google is …

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