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September 16, 2022
NEWS

TechCrunch

With its newly added support for iOS 16’s Lock Screen widgets, the app has gained approximately 1.3 million downloads in the two days following Monday’s iOS 16 launch. That’s up 1,812% from the two days prior …

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Mac Rumors

In the TV app, tapping on the Follow button for a sports game results in a Live Activity appearing on the Lock Screen for the game, complete with a live-updating scoreboard and play-by-play action, such as a baseball player striking out on a fastball.

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Mac Rumors

Apple has been able to bring the always-on display to the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ models without having a major impact on battery life thanks to a more power-efficient OLED panel, which has a variable refresh rate as low as 1Hz.

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WIRED

Apple has instead reserved many of the cool upgrades for the pricier iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. You might be disappointed to hear there’s no new iPhone Mini—it’s been replaced by the iPhone 14 Plus, a big-screen version of the standard model, …

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TechCrunch

One of the more interesting use cases is that of an iOS 16 user who is cataloging his daily outfits in the Notes app. As demonstrated in a video, the user (@macaulay_flower on TikTok) used the …

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TechCrunch

The second option is a larger rectangle that opens to a conversation with a friend or group. The widget will also display your streak with this friend, alongside the other emojis that are shown next to that specific chat in the app.

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Forbes

Social communication, creation, and entertainment app Snapchat is now available on the web. It’s a significant and fascinating mobile-to-web reverse migration that could help the company kickstart growth and broaden impact. At least, theoretically.

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Ars Technica

Microsoft’s Teams client stores users’ authentication tokens in an unprotected text format, potentially allowing attackers with local access to post messages and move laterally through an organization, even with two-factor authentication enabled, …

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Forbes

Ford made plenty of noise in Detroit Wednesday night, taking over most of the city’s downtown for a celebration of all things Mustang and the people who love them. Kickstarted on Sep. 6 at the LeMay auto museum in Tacoma, Washington with a …

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The Washington Post

Apple saved much of the fun stuff, like the faster A16 Bionic processor, an always-on display and a cute new use for the front-camera cutout called Dynamic Island, for the iPhone 14 Pro ($999+) and Pro Max ($1,099+).

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