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August 6, 2022
NEWS

Forbes

Apple iPad 2022: New Leak Reveals Biggest-Ever Upgrade To Entry-Level iPad

Venkatesh Gorantia, in a report for mysmartprice, says that the site has received CAD renders of the upcoming tablet. If these are genuine, they show significant changes over the current iPad which are arguably the biggest redesign to the entry-level model …

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The Verge

Amazon bought iRobot to see inside your home

From a smart home perspective, it seems clear Amazon wants iRobot for the maps it generates to give it that deep understanding of our homes. The vacuum company has detailed knowledge of our floor plans and, crucially, how they change.

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WIRED

Hidden iPhone Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Often, iPhone tips and tricks are about going above and beyond to do something worthy of a double-take. Triple tapping the back of your iPhone to make it take a screenshot or mute the volume, for instance—that’s neat. Not everyone needs their phone to …

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Ars Technica

Microsoft trackers run afoul of DuckDuckGo, get added to blocklist

Weinberg says that, over the next week, the company’s browser will add Microsoft to the list of third-party tracking scripts blocked by its mobile and desktop browsers, as well as extensions for other browsers.

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CNET

Apple’s iPhone 14 May Have a Higher Price Than We Thought

With the iPhone 13, Apple introduced useful updates like longer battery life. But the rumored iPhone 14 is expected to include more dramatic improvements. We might see a notchless display on the Pro model and a 48-megapixel camera among other changes.

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The Verge

DuckDuckGo browser’s stricter privacy protection will also apply to Microsoft scripts now

After a revelation in May that DuckDuckGo’s (DDG) privacy-focused web browser allows Microsoft tracking scripts on third-party websites, the company now says it will start blocking those too. DuckDuckGo’s browser had third-party tracker loading …

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CNET

Amazing Bomberman Is a Dose of Nostalgic Gaming on Apple Arcade

The premise is pretty simple: Use bombs to blow up blocks and ultimately defeat rival players. Just be mindful to get out of the way of the bomb blast, or you’ll be blown off the board. Your character can revive multiple times, but the more you need to …

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The Verge

ChromeOS 104 is rolling out with a new dark theme, and automatic transitions

Google’s newest update for ChromeOS is rolling out to users this week, and one of its new features is support for switching to a dark theme, as 9to5Google reported. Previously hidden behind developer flags while in testing, it finally made an official …

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The Verge

Meta is putting its latest AI chatbot on the web for the public to talk to

Users who chat with BlenderBot will be able to flag any suspect responses from the system, and Meta says it’s worked hard to “minimize the bots’ use of vulgar language, slurs, and culturally insensitive comments.” …

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The Verge

Valve is working on Joy-Con support for Steam

Valve is working to add support for the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers in Steam. As part of the the newest Steam beta, Joy-Cons will be supported either individually or as a matched pair, similar to how you can use them either way for Switch …

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