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May 21, 2022

NEWS

Mac Rumors

Kuo says that there “may not be much innovation in hardware design” for the new ‌HomePod‌, and there is no word on what size the device will be and if it will be a HomePod mini successor or a larger speaker.

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9to5Mac

With Apple discontinuing the original HomePod last year, users were eager for a new iteration of the company’s bigger smart speaker. Although its mini version is slowly expanding globally, it feels that Apple’s audio ecosystem is lacking a more …

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CNET

Tinder parent Match Group has come to an agreement with Google that allows Match’s apps to remain on the Play Store without using Play Store Billing for in-app transactions. Why it matters. The agreement comes amid tension between app developers and …

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Mac Rumors

There are 20 TV characters to play in total in solo battles or races with friends. Races take place in iconic locations from the television shows, with 16 maps drawn from fan-favorite episodes. In …

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News18

While Apple’s AR / VR leader Mike Rockwell apparently preferred the version with the base station — which included a processor that eventually shipped as the M1 Ultra, according to The Information — Apple executives chose to go with the standalone product.

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9to5Mac

HomePod, Apple’s smart speaker, has some great features when it comes to pairing multiple speakers together. Thanks to AirPlay 2, users can play the same audio on different HomePods around the house or even use a stereo pair as standard Apple TV …

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CNET

From long-running franchises like Dragon Quest to classic-styled originals like Triangle Strategy, Nintendo’s hybrid system boasts a wealth of epic adventures that will scratch any player’s role-playing itch. Here are our picks for the best RPGs on …

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WIRED

Plus: Some beefier Qualcomm Snapdragon chips are on the way, and the right-to-repair movement hits a speed bump.

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The Verge

This update to Twitter’s recently launched API v2, the interface that developers use to get data from Twitter, is a new (and, in my opinion, encouraging) step in Twitter’s journey to better support developers.

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Mac Rumors

There is a very nasty iPhone and @TMobile bug where iMessage and FaceTime for a device’s phone number will randomly deactivate and there is no way to reactivate it. The only solution that worked for me is getting a new physical SIM card. An extremely …

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