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February 4, 2022

NEWS

Mac Rumors

Sale of ‘Silent AirTags’ on eBay and Etsy Raises Privacy Concerns

Apple AirTag tracking devices with deactivated speakers have been spotted on eBay and Etsy, raising privacy concerns about the risks of removing one of the AirTag’s safeguards, PCMag reports. silent airtags with speakers removed

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CNET

My Galaxy S22 wishlist: Every upgrade I want to see next week

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra came out in early 2021, and the S22 lineup could be on its way. Andrew Hoyle/CNET. Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event is set for next Wednesday, and that means we’re a week away from possibly seeing the Galaxy S22 series.

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CNET

iOS 16 rumors: Release date, new features, how to download and more

We won’t have a rock-solid iOS 16 release date for a while, but we have a good guess based on precedent. Apple usually announces the next iOS at its annual WWDC conference and releases a public beta soon after. It’s safe to say we’ll learn more details at …

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9to5Mac

Here’s what you still can do with the 2009 iPod touch in 2022

Thirteen years ago, Apple unveiled the third-generation iPod touch. With up to 64GB of storage, the iPhone counterpart didn’t have a camera, nor a fancy processor, but somehow its 3.5-inch multitouch screen conquered a new generation of Apple users …

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CNET

How to speed up your VPN connection

Other factors like the VPN protocol you’re using or the load on the VPN server you’re connecting through can also affect your connection speeds. Get the CNET How To newsletter.

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Mac Rumors

Deals: AirPods Pro With MagSafe Drop to $179.99 ($69 Off)

Woot today has Apple’s AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case for $179.99, down from $249.00. These are in new condition and not refurbished, and include a one year Apple Manufacturer Limited Warranty. AirPods Pro Discount Feature Yellow …

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The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft’s Videogame Boss and the Long Battle to Reinvent the Company

The $75 billion deal that Phil Spencer engineered for Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVI -0.26% is the biggest bet yet that games can go from a side hustle to a core business at the world’s most valuable software company. A Microsoft Corp. lifer and a …

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The Verge

Bungie wants to make your Destiny 2 weapons matter more in The Witch Queen

Bungie is getting ready to launch what could be one of the biggest expansions to Destiny 2 we’ve ever seen later this month, The Witch Queen. While the expansion will follow the story of Savathûn, it also introduces new exotic weapons, weapon crafting, …

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The Verge

Google’s making a free Workspace tier for businesses that don’t need its email

Google has announced a new, free tier of its Workspace suite, Workspace Essentials Starter. Basically, it lets workers use tools like Google Docs, Sheets, Chat, etc. with their co-workers without requiring them to switch over to Gmail if they’re …

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9to5Mac

Apple Watch Link Bracelets see rare discounts in today’s best deals, plus $50 off Series 7, more

Marking a return to the all-time low for the first time in over a month, this comes within $10 of the best price we’ve seen on any Series 7 style. You can also lock-in $50 in savings on 41mm offerings, too.

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