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April 15, 2022

NEWS

Mac Rumors

Three years ago, Apple explored letting users use Siri to make purchases for apps and services, similar to how users can use Amazon’s Alexa to place orders online, but engineers scrapped the idea following privacy concerns, according to a new report …

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CNET

The $399 Apple Watch Series 7, compared with the $279 SE, is packed with extra health features and other refinements, such as blood oxygen readings, the ability to take an electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) from your wrist, a larger screen and faster charging.

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Mac Rumors

Apple is working on devices with standard M2 chips, the M2 Pro, the M2 Max, and a successor to the M1 Ultra, with the following machines in the works: A MacBook Air with …

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The Verge

Ahead of Overwatch 2 starting its closed beta (and amid the ongoing litigation against its publisher, Activision Blizzard), the Overwatch team would like you to meet Sojourn. In an exclusive interview with The Verge, Sojourn’s creators talked about …

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The Verge

The higher-end machines will reportedly have M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, with the Max having 12 CPU cores and 38 graphics cores (two CPU and six GPU cores extra compared to the current M1 Max). Bloomberg doesn’t include details on the breakdown of efficiency …

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Mac Rumors

WeWork appears to be working on Apple Wallet support for the WeWork Access Card based on image assets and hidden code that MacRumors discovered in the WeWork app code. wework office key wallet support. An image sourced from the WeWork app displaying …

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9to5Mac

When it comes to games, the number is even higher – 30% of users have allowed developers to collect their data for advertisements. The numbers are based on a global research considering the 2,000 most popular apps in Adjust’s database. In some cases, …

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Mac Rumors

LOL. While I support Apple’s donations to environmental groups, of course, the irony of making big $$$ on products with non-replaceable batteries and glued down, non-replaceable individual components while indulging in an ongoing PR push about …

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WIRED

Bright, 120-Hz OLED screen. More than a day of battery life. Solid camera system. Good performance. IP67 water resistance, MicroSD card slot, nice speakers. NFC for contactless payments. Four OS upgrades, 5 years of security updates.

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TechCrunch

On that front, the company today introduced its plans for a significant update to its WhatsApp messaging app that will allow users to now not only connect privately with friends and family, as before, but also participate in larger discussion groups, …

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