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April 8, 2022

NEWS

The Verge

Apps that you own on your phone need to be repurchased on the tablet, you don’t get system-level things like the ability to hotspot your phone from the tablet, and the two devices never feel as connected or coherent as if they both ran the same platform.

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Mac Rumors

The first part of the study focuses on the numerous ways that developers can reach consumers outside of the ‌App Store‌, through non-iOS devices like other smartphones, PCs, and consoles and through other digital marketplaces.

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9to5Mac

It is absolutely true that AirTags are the best-protected and least-suitable trackers on the market for misuse by stalkers, thieves, and other criminals. It is also absolutely true that a huge number …

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The Washington Post

The Show remains the best baseball simulation out there, and is now, with “MLB The Show 22,” available for all three major consoles — PlayStation, Xbox and the Nintendo Switch. It is, hands down, the essential game every baseball fan should own if they …

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Mac Rumors

On Numbers for iOS, users can now copy a snapshot of table cells without formulas, categories, or hidden values, plus formulas and cells can be filled with autofill using VoiceOver. Numbers also supports editing font size more precisely with up to two …

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Variety

Eventually, the new HBO Max app for Apple TV will be able to take advantage the devices’ processing horsepower to provide more dynamic interface animations — “cooler, whiz-bang stuff,” said Sarah Lyons, WarnerMedia’s EVP, direct-to-consumer global product …

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The Verge

Google has shared how it’s using artificial intelligence, including its restaurant-calling Duplex tech, to try and keep business hours up to date on Google Maps. The company says that if it is confident enough in the AI’s prediction of what a …

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Space.com

Celebrating the momentous occasion of America’s return to crewed spaceflight two years ago, a new documentary feature from Emmy and Academy Award winning filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (“Meru,” “Free Solo”) is about to launch onto Netflix (opens …

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CNET

Samsung refines its formula for cheaper phones, but with some tradeoffs in the camera and performance. Lisa Eadicicco headshot. Lisa Eadicicco.

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The Verge

HBO Max is promising a long-overdue fix to its busted tvOS app. Apple TV users know that HBO Max’s streaming app is subject to frequent crashing and glitches and is often overloaded during important premiere dates. In an overhaul that will continue …

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