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January 16, 2022

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ZDNet

Best smartphone deals available right now: January 2022

There’s an abundance of high-performance options on the market, with a generous selection to choose from within every price point. In fact, below we’ve rounded up the very best smartphone promotions from Apple, Samsung, Google, OnePlus, and more — all …

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The Indian Express

Amazon Great Republic Day Sale 2022: Major discounts on MacBook Pro, AirPods

E-commerce giant Amazon kicks off its annual Great Republic Day sale, starting tomorrow. And in typical fashion, Prime members get early access to the offers a day before (January 16). The sale will be live until January 20 and see deals on various …

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The Indian Express

Whatsapp iOS beta adds update for message reactions

Instant messaging app, WhatsApp is planning to bring message reactions to iOS devices. The company is currently running beta tests for the update, and will soon be rolled out for both individual and group chats, with additional privacy settings.

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Livemint

iPhone 14 models likely to sport 120Hz display screen, 6GB of RAM

WASHINGTON : Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 series is expected to launch in September 2022 and comprise of four models: the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. While the launch is still months away, rumours and leaks regarding …

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The Indian Express

Microsoft Teams Walkie Talkie feature now available for all users

Microsoft Teams has made its Walkie Talkie feature generally available to all its users. The push to talk feature was introduced two years ago as a way for frontline workers to communicate easily on-field, when the pandemic rate was at its peak.

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Livemint

Apple will add additional payment options for dating apps in this country

Apple Inc. will comply with a Dutch ruling to allow third-party payment options for dating apps, the first time the company is allowing outside payments within App Store apps. Apple said late Friday it’s releasing a pair of what it calls entitlements …

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The Verge

Apple will let dating apps offer third-party payment options in the Netherlands

However, if developers choose to snub Apple’s payment service in favor of an alternative, Apple says it won’t be able to help users with refunds, subscription management, or any payment issues. There’s …

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The Verge

Apple will now require employees to submit proof of COVID-19 booster shot

Apple will require unvaccinated employees — or those who haven’t yet submitted proof of vaccination — to provide negative COVID-19 rapid antigen tests before entering the workplace beginning on January 24th, although it’s unclear whether this applies to …

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whnt.com

Tenn. Gov. Lee ‘hopeful’ COVID surge will end soon as cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Governor Bill Lee is responding to questions about the COVID-19 surge in Tennessee as hospitals are being pushed to the brink and COVID is spreading rapidly in communities. However, Lee did not introduce a new plan or strategy …

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BBC News

US use trained dogs to sniff out Covid cases in schools

Five schools in Massachusetts, USA, have started using dogs to help look for coronavirus in schools. Dogs have incredible sense of smell, which is far more developed than human smell and experts have experimented with them in trying to identify many …

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