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April 20, 2022

NEWS

CNET

Longer battery life, better sleep tracking and more flexible activity goals? Yes, please. Lisa Eadicicco headshot. Lisa Eadicicco.

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Mac Rumors

Amazon is seemingly working on an extended-reality (XR) device that could rival similar efforts from Apple, Meta, Google, and Samsung, according to several job listings. apple ar headset concept 1 Concept render of Apple’s mixed-reality headset by Ian …

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Mac Rumors

It is expected to have additional GPU cores, with 9 and 10-core GPU options, up from the 7 and 8-core GPU options in the original ‌M1‌ chip. There may also be speed and efficiency improvements due to the chip being built on a smaller node.

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The Verge

When will we see a new iPhone with a totally unimpeded display? In 2024, according to a prediction from well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. By then, says Kuo, Apple could be happy to move both its front-facing camera and Face ID under the screen for …

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CNET

The company also announced a new recycling robot, Taz, designed to recover rare earth elements like magnets from audio modules. Ian Sherr headshot.

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Mac Rumors

Apple could launch its first full-screen smartphone in 2024, with the “iPhone 16 Pro” potentially the first Apple device to feature under-display Face ID and an under-screen front camera, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a tweet today.

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Mac Rumors

Apple’s decision to remove the charger in the box sparked controversy in 2020. Apple claims the move is for environmental reasons, claiming the decision is equivalent to removing nearly 450,000 cars from the road per year.

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The Verge

Of course, some HomePods are worth more than others — a used speaker with no box might only net you $220 before eBay fees, but we’ve seen a few factory sealed non-refurbished HomePods sell for over $500.

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Zee News

Apple’s next iPhones could have an improved selfie camera, with autofocus capabilities and a wider aperture, according to a prediction by well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Unlike Apple’s current fixed-focus design, an autofocus-enabled front-facing …

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CNET

The app helps users more easily migrate data — think photos, videos and contacts — from an iPhone to Google’s Pixel phones, without the need for a cable when making the switch. Google will add support for other phone brands later.

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