Daily News update on – Technology


October 20, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Google, which unveiled its $599 Pixel 6 and $899 Pixel 6 Pro phones during a virtual event Tuesday, introduced changes like new colors, display improvements, Android 12 and a horizontal camera bump strip on the back instead of a square-shaped corner array.

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TechCrunch

Honestly, it’s one of those things I’m surprised the competition hasn’t gotten on board with. Amazon discontinued its portable Bluetooth speaker, the Tap, some time ago. Beyond that, you …

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The Verge

Apple also lowered the cost of the now-entry-level AirPods 2 from $159 to $129 and will now only sell the version that comes with a wired charging case. As a result, the AirPods lineup now consists of four models of AirPods: the $129 AirPods 2, the $179 …

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CNET

The Pixel 6 series is an important release for Google because it’s a big shift away from the company’s pleasant midtier phone strategy of the past and a significant step toward a portfolio designed to compete with premium phones from Apple, Samsung and …

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PCMag.com

The Sony a1 is a true do-it-all camera, one that is equally adept at high-speed sports imaging, slow-working landscape photography, and professional video. It’s priced to match, but it delivers. MSRP $6,499.99. PCMag editors select and review products …

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Kotaku

Destiny 2 will get a lot of new content when The Witch Queen launches in February. Unfortunately, some of it will only be accessible to players who pony up for the Deluxe Edition of the annual expansion. It’s the latest development in the messy …

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The Verge

Following the iPhone playbook, both Pixels feature ultrawide lenses with 12-megapixel sensors, while the 6 Pro adds a third telephoto lens with 4x optical zoom coupled to 48 megapixels of resolution. On the front, …

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The Verge

It’s possible that there are still technical issues here: maybe the Face ID module is just too big to fit into a laptop display, although Apple managed to fit it into both its iPhone and iPad hardware just fine.

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GolfDigest.com

There’s a problem with some indoor simulator golf and indoor fittings that you didn’t even realize. But it could change everything about the results of your next driver fitting, your next iron lesson or your next practice session.

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CNET

The MacBook Pro started life in 2006, as a successor to Apple’s PowerBook line of laptops, and part of the first wave of Intel-powered Macs. The Intel/Apple partnership lasted 15 years, and now we’re down to the last couple of available Intel Macs, an …

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