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January 13, 2022

NEWS

CNET

OnePlus 9 review: Is this phone still worth buying in 2022?

But since then we’ve seen the launch of phones like the Google Pixel 6, which also earned a glowing review thanks to its great camera, slick Android 12 interface and good overall performance. And at $599, the Pixel 6 is exactly the same price as the …

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Mac Rumors

Apple Says iOS 15.2 Included No Changes That Would Have Toggled iCloud Private Relay Off

iCloud Private Relay is an innovative internet privacy service that allows users with an iCloud+ subscription to connect to the internet and browse with Safari in a more secure and private way. We have rolled Private Relay out in beta and it’s available in …

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CNET

iOS 15 settings you’ll want to change on your iPhone today

Starting with iOS 14, however, Apple changed the incoming call prompt to look more like a typical alert. That is, a small notification that shows up near the top of the screen when you’re using your phone.

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Mac Rumors

Apple Clarifies iCloud Private Relay Wording in iOS 15.3 to Prevent Confusion Over Carrier Support

The new message says that Private Relay is turned off, but it explains that either a cellular plan does not support it or that it has been deactivated in Cellular Settings. In iOS 15.2 and prior iOS …

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CNET

Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022

Then there’s the new Galaxy S21 FE, which boasts some premium specs at a more reasonable price tag. The amount of phones the company offers can be dizzying, but it means there’s likely a Galaxy phone for everyone, no matter what your tastes are.

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Mac Rumors

Apple Releases Minor iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 Updates

According to Apple’s release notes for the update, it addresses an issue causing Messages sent through an iCloud Link not to load and it fixes bug with third-party CarPlay apps not responding to input. Related …

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The Verge

Alleged Apple App Store scammer AmpMe says it’ll lower prices and investigate its ‘consultants’

AmpMe isn’t a brand-new app that popped up just to scam unsuspecting users out of their money. See the photo atop this post? That’s from 2015, when we first covered the idea: an app that can sync up a room full of smartphones into a single gigantic …

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Mac Rumors

iPhone 14 Pro Now Rumored to Feature Both Pill-Shaped and Circular Cutouts

Now, display industry consultant Ross Young has claimed that iPhone 14 Pro models will feature both hole-punch and pill-shaped cutouts near the top of the display. Young said the hole is believed to be …

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TechCrunch

Music app AmpMe lowers pricing after accused of being an App Store scammer

Eleftheriou documented the earnings for a music syncing app called AmpMe, which claims to boost your music’s volume by syncing it across devices, including friends’ phones, Bluetooth speakers and computer speakers. · Eleftheriou noted this offering was …

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Mac Rumors

iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 Address HomeKit Vulnerability

Resetting the device results in a loss of data unless there is an available backup, and signing back into an affected iCloud account linked to the broken ‌HomeKit‌ device name can re-trigger the bug. Apple …

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