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December 28, 2021

NEWS

Macworld

If you lock a file in Notes, don’t lose your password

In iOS or iPadOS, go to Settings > Notes > Password; if multiple accounts appear, select the one for which you want to set a password. Enter a password. If either is available, you can opt to enable Face ID or Touch ID; it’s not required.

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CNET

Xbox Series X restock updates: Tracking console drops before the new year

As this big month of Xbox Series X restocks comes to a close, there’s a small pause for the holidays without a way to click a buy button. There’s no announced console restocks announced at any retailers today, but that does not mean there are no Xbox …

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PCMag.com

How to Change the Default Camera Settings on Your iPhone

Enable Creative Controls (called Filters & Lighting on iPhone X and older models) to do the same for any filters, aspect ratio, lighting, or depth settings you last used. Enable Exposure Adjustment (unique to iPhone 11 and up) to preserve exposure settings …

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9to5Mac

iPhone 13 users still waiting for Apple to address lack of noise cancellation for phone calls

A few days ago, a Reddit user posted a complaint that the iPhone 13 lacks “a front mic that is used for noise cancellation. The setting can be found in Accessibility -> Audio/Visual.” Although the user was right about the missing feature, they weren’t …

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Mac Rumors

Apple to Offer Limited-Edition AirTag as Part of Japanese New Year Promotion

In addition to a gift card, Apple said the first 20,000 customers in Japan who purchase a new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, or iPhone SE during the promotion will also receive a limited-edition AirTag with a custom-designed engraving.

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The Verge

Motorola will try foldable phones again with a third-generation Razr

Motorola is working on a new version of its Razr foldable smartphones, according to a Weibo post spotted by Android Authority. The post is from Chen Jin, the general manager of the Lenovo Mobile Business Group in China (Lenovo is currently in charge of …

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9to5Mac

Smart playlist app ‘Next’ now available on Mac thanks to Catalyst

The smart playlist maker and Apple Music client Next is now available for Mac users as a free update for those who already have the iPhone or iPad apps purchased. Using the power of Mac Catalyst, Sorcererhat is extending the places where you can use …

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NPR

These numbers show just how impactful the latest COVID-19 surge is

COVID-19 cases are up across the country, fueled in large part by the highly contagious omicron variant. Even with a surge in cases and a scramble for more testing, a smaller percentage of infected people are winding up in the hospital with COVID-19 …

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CNET

Third-generation Motorola Razr foldable phone reportedly in the works

A Motorola executive hints that a third-generation Razr may feature improved processing power and a better user interface. Angela Lang/CNET. According to a Weibo post discovered by Android Authority, Motorola is silently working on a third-generation …

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Mac Rumors

Apple Shares Three New Humorously Dramatic Ads Showing Off iPhone 13 Pro Camera Capabilities

In “Detectives,” a pair of detectives sitting in a car discuss Cinematic mode, which lets you shift focus between subjects in a shot. The foreground detective mentions that the focus is on him since he’s …

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