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February 9, 2022

NEWS

The Verge

Everything you need to know about the bill that could blow up the app store

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Open App Markets Act, one of legislators’ latest attempts to limit big tech companies’ power — a big step toward opening up iOS and Android’s app stores. But the proposal has raised questions about …

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PCMag.com

Lost Ark (for PC) Review

Lost Ark is a South Korean-developed, top-down, action-MMORPG that’s packed with addictive combat, stylish visuals, and a tremendous amount of endgame content. This free-to-play PC game has been available in other regions for some time now, and comes to …

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Mac Rumors

Everything New in iOS 15.4 Beta 2: Face ID Updates, Tap to Pay Code and More

Apple today seeded the second betas of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 to developers for testing purposes, and while there aren’t as many new features as we got in the first betas, there are some notable additions and changes worth highlighting. iOS 15 …

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ZDNet

Microsoft February 2022 Patch Tuesday: 48 bugs squashed, one zero-day resolved

Microsoft has released 48 security fixes for software, including a patch for a zero-day bug, but there are no critical-severity flaws on the list this month. In the Redmond giant’s latest round of patches, usually released on the second Tuesday of each …

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Mac Rumors

iOS 15.4 Beta 2 Fixes Bug That Caused Some iPhones to Record Siri Interactions Even When Users Opted Out

Recordings were mistakenly kept for some users who disabled the option to share their ‌Siri‌ voice interactions or dictation with Apple for the purpose of improving the voice assistant. Apple told ZDNet that it turned off the setting for “many” ‌Siri‌ …

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Mac Rumors

iOS 15.4 Beta 2 Adds ‘Tap to Pay on iPhone’ Framework

Use your ‌iPhone‌ to accept payments from contactless credit and debit cards, ‌Apple Pay‌, or any other contactless payment devices. The Tap to Pay feature will work with the ‌iPhone‌ XS or later, and …

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Mac Rumors

Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 to Developers

Paired with a Mac running macOS Monterey 12.3, Universal Control allows multiple Macs and iPads to be controlled with a single cursor and keyboard. It’s a feature that works seamlessly after installing the updates, and it is simple and intuitive to use.

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The Verge

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen leans into what Bungie does best

Bungie is now providing some last-minute details on The Witch Queen and its upcoming Season of the Risen in a new video documentary published today. Destiny 2’s latest expansion looks to be one of the biggest …

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The Verge

CalDigit’s new TS4 Thunderbolt 4 Dock has the most ports ever

CalDigit makes the biggest, best Thunderbolt docks around, and it’s finally getting on the Thunderbolt 4 train with its new TS4 dock — a $359.95 dock that offers a whopping 18 total ports to handle any accessory you can throw at it, along with 98W of …

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CNET

Google’s Wear OS simplifies watch setup, adds YouTube Music streaming

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. Lexy Savvides/CNET. Google’s announcing new Wear OS features Tuesday to help make it easier to set up a new watch, use the Google Assistant and stream music from YouTube without downloading songs ahead of time.

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