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February 6, 2022

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CNET

The upcoming iPhone SE 3 needs these 6 upgrades

The 2020 iPhon SE has a 7-megapixel front camera and we’d love to see an upgrade in the next model. John Kim/CNET. The iPhone SE’s wallet …

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9to5Mac

As Apple services grow, here’s why you shouldn’t expect longer free trial periods

For example, when the company debuted Apple TV+, customers that bought a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Mac would receive up to one year of a free trial. At that time, with a very small library, it wasn’t likely that users wouldn’t care to pay for a …

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The Indian Express

Dying Light 2 review: Dropkicking zombies is still fun

Dying Light 2 functions better as a standalone RPG than a direct follow-up to Techland’s grittier, realistic take on the zombie-killing genre. Advertisement.

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Livemint

Microsoft’s videogame boss and the long battle to reinvent the company

The $75 billion deal that Phil Spencer engineered for Activision Blizzard Inc. 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 lifelong gamer, …

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Livemint

Twitter testing this new feature. Read how it can impact conversation

Twitter is experimenting with downvoting feature that allows users to flag the offensive, irrelevant tweet replies. Initially, this feature is available to selected web users but the US-based microblogging company says that it will soon bring this …

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Wink News

Man sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for distributing and making counterfeit money

In May of 2021, Dennis Michael Aigiotti, 54, attempted to use a counterfeit $10 bill at a grocery store on Boca Grande. LCSO deputies, along with the U.S. Secret Service, began investigating.

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The Indian Express

Warcraft Mobile: What we know about Blizzard’s multiplayer online role-playing game

Blizzard Entertainment is planning to launch a mobile version of its popular MMO (massively multiplayer online game), World of Warcraft, sometime this year. Company CEO, Bobby Kotick had previously confirmed multiple mobile Warcraft experiences in …

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Pocket-lint.com

Twitter begins global roll out of ‘downvote’ button test

Initially, the feature was given to a select group of web users. But it’s currently expanding to iOS and Android users. Twitter’s downvotes are different from downvoting on Reddit – in that totals for upvotes and downvotes are hidden to the public on …

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TechCrunch

This Week in Apps: Open App Markets Act, Facebook loses daily users, Snap turns a profit

App Annie says global spending across iOS, Google Play and third-party Android app stores in China grew 19% in 2021 to reach $170 billion. Downloads of apps also grew by 5%, reaching 230 billion in 2021, and mobile ad spend grew 23% year-over-year to reach …

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New York Post

NY’s COVID positive rate falls below 4 percent for first time since November

Of the 192,754 test results reported Friday, 7,246 — or 3.76 percent — were positive, Hochul said. Friday’s positivity rate, when measured on a seven-day average, stood at 4.87 percent statewide and …

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