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December 22, 2023
NEWS

The New York Times

Apple’s Newest Headache: An App That Upended Its Control Over Messaging

Beeper Mini, which offers iPhone messaging on Android phones, has grown fast and its duel with the tech giant has gotten the attention of antitrust regulators.

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The Verge

Apple pulls online sales of Apple Watches as US ban nears

It’s no longer possible to buy Apple’s latest flagship smartwatches, the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, from the company’s online store. Apple has removed the devices from sale due to a forthcoming import ban imposed by the US …

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CNN

The 20 video games we couldn’t stop playing in 2023

As someone who’s been covering games for more than a decade and playing them for about 30 years, I can’t recall a period in recent memory that was as absurdly stacked as 2023. Nintendo delivered two of the best Switch games yet during what should be …

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The Verge

Microsoft is discontinuing Windows Mixed Reality

Windows Mixed Reality served as a portal to games, apps, and other experiences within the VR space. In addition to the Microsoft HoloLens, other companies, including Acer, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, HP, and Samsung, made mixed reality headsets compatible with …

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Reuters

Microsoft shelves Windows ‘mixed reality’ feature

Microsoft uses mixed reality to describe software that blends both augmented and virtual reality. Augmented reality overlays text, sounds, graphics and video on real-world images that users see …

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ZDNet

Apple’s Vision Pro may launch in February – with its most sophisticated buying process yet

A Bloomberg report suggests Apple is ramping up Vision Pro production and telling developers to ‘get ready,’ as the retail launch may happen earlier than many expected. 1549928918804.jpg. Written by June Wan, Reviews Editor Dec. 20, 2023 at 1:34 p.m. …

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After devastating layoffs, 2024 is a year of reckoning for the games industry, expert says

Fox Zarow, a game designer and assistant teaching professor of game design at Northeastern University, says 2023 was a “devastating” year for the gaming industry. Between the seismic impact left by these layoffs and the …

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BikeRadar.com

Tom Law’s Gear of the Year 2023 | The spendy tech that wooed a newcomer

7mesh Northwoods Windshell jacket · SRAM HS2 rotors · Crankbrothers Mallet pedals · NOBL TR35 x Berd spoke wheels · Öhlins RXC34 m.1 fork and TXC2Air rear shock · Share this article · You may also like.

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Business Today

Top 5G smartphones under Rs 15000 in India: Lava Storm 5G, Realme C67, Samsung Galaxy M14 5G and more

Xiaomi, Samsung, Realme, and other brands have launched several budget-friendly 5G smartphones this year. · Lava Storm 5G is launched in India at Rs 13,499 and is set to go on sale on December 28 · Realme C67 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ SoC and …

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The Australian Financial Review

There’s still time! Last-minute gadget gifts

Ember Cup. If you’re not the sort of person who likes to slowly sip your coffee all morning as the milk gradually sours, you probably know someone who is, and are disgusted by the habit. · Logitech MX Keys S · Samsung SmartTag2 · Twelve South AirFly Pro.

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