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August 9, 2022
NEWS

The Verge

Screenshots of iPhones running Focus mode. Focus can help you tame notifications — but not much else yet. Image: Apple. Two Fridays ago …

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The Verge

Apple released the iOS 16 beta 5 today and with it comes the long-awaited return of battery percentage to the status bar. Unfortunately, it’s ugly as hell and unreadable to boot. Previously, battery percentage appeared to the left of the battery icon.

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Forbes

The Momentum 4 Wireless headphones have been designed with two essential aims: Sennheiser wanted them to sound great and be supremely comfortable so they could be worn for long periods, such as a transatlantic flight where noise-canceling headphones are …

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The Verge

Google is striking back at Sonos with a pair of lawsuits alleging that the wireless speaker company is infringing on a number of its patents around smart speakers and voice control technology. It’s the latest volley in a back-and-forth battle over …

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The Verge

WhatsApp is also launching another handy feature that will let you silently leave groups. Right now, the app (very obnoxiously) notifies every user in the group of your departure, which could prompt some group members to message you privately to ask why …

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IGN

Update 08/09/22: Embark Studios has announced that Arc Raiders has been delayed into 2023. On Twitter (below), the team wrote: “Arc Raisers is an ambitious game, and we will be using this extra time to expand the experience, and allow it to reach its …

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Forbes

A new beta release has just brought back a feature that vanished from Face ID iPhones in 2017. That was when the option to show the battery percentage onscreen was withdrawn from the iPhone X, though it remained on the other phones released at the same …

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The Verge

Taking place on the “darker side of the Marvel Universe,” and pitting well-known heroes like Iron Man, Wolverine, Ghost Rider, Blade, Captain America, and Captain Marvel against Lilith, a supernatural villain, it was originally scheduled for release in …

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TechCrunch

Apple is on the cusp of introducing a tiny change with an outsized impact on the quality of life of iPhone users everywhere who are tired of helplessly watching as the life trickles out of their device in unquantifiable increments.

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Polygon

Weekend one is Sept. 16-20, with the first two days open to those who have pre-ordered Modern Warfare 2. Sept. 18-20 will be an open beta for all users with a PS4 or PS5. Infinity Ward said a PlayStation Plus subscription is not necessary to access the …

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