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All the nifty iOS 16 features you want to know about

Apple is rolling out the iOS 16 updates to all users today. The newest version of the company’s mobile operating system has some big themes like customization of the Lock Screen, an improved Mes

What is Apple Passkey, and how will it help you go passwordless?

As Apple is rolling out its iOS 16 update today, one of the key security-facing features that will be available to users is Passkey. This feature will allow users to use their Apple devices to log in

Elon Musk’s third termination notice to Twitter is about Mudge’s severance

In the latest notice filed with the SEC, the Tesla CEO's legal team has objected to Twitter paying severance money to the company's former security head Peiter "Mudge" Zatko in June.

Tim Cook would rather have you buy an iPhone than use RCS

Tim Cook is not a fan of Rich Communication Services (RCS). The Apple CEO made this clear at the Code 2022 conference, when an audience member asked Apple to adopt RCS so his mother could better see t

Twitter is testing a ‘share to WhatsApp’ button in India

Twitter is testing a new way to share tweets in India, by adding a WhatsApp button under the posts for Android users. People will be able to share tweets with their contacts and groups on WhatsApp by

Google okays fantasy sports and rummy apps in India in a pilot

Google plans to run a pilot to permit daily fantasy sports apps and rummy games on Play Store in India, addressing a request from the local community that has long expressed frustration at the Android

Apple launches the new AirPods Pro with improved battery life and noise cancelation

Three years after announcing the first AirPods Pro, the company has finally launched its upgrade, the second-generation AirPods Pro today at the “Far Out” event with a new H2 chip and impr

Apple announces 2nd-gen Apple Watch SE with updated chip for $249

Brazil bans sales of iPhones shipped without chargers, Apple is appealing

Brazil said on Tuesday it is banning the sales of iPhones that don’t ship with a charging brick. This decision comes two years after Apple stopped including charging bricks and earphones in the

Twitter will let you edit your tweet up to five times

Twitter announced a much-anticipated feature last week — the ability to edit tweets. The company said that once the feature is available users will be able to edit their tweets for up to 30 minutes

Google Maps is expanding its eco-friendly navigation feature to Europe

Google announced today it is expanding its options for eco-friendly routing on Google Maps to 40 more countries across Europe. Eco-friendly routes, first introduced to U.S.-based users last year, offe

Meta is hosting its Connect conference on October 11

A year after Facebook transformed to Meta at the event, the company is hosting its second Connect conference on October 11 this year. Prior to the Meta rebranding, the company hosted the conference un

Later Cam brings the nostalgia of analog photography to your smartphone

Photo-sharing app Dispo brought back the nostalgia of an analog camera by letting people see the images they snap a day later. Now, a new company called Later Cam wants to create similar magic by not

ChromeOS is testing keyboard controls for Android games

ChromeOS users can already access a lot of Android games through Google Play, but many of them are made with a touchscreen interface in mind. That can make it difficult for users to play these titles

Google will allow alternative payment systems for Play Store in more countries

Google announced today it’s expanding the user choice billing program for Play Store — which lets users choose alternative payment systems for in-app purchases — to India, Australia, Indones

Block launches Cash App Pay beyond the Square network

Block’s (formerly known as Square) Cash App is now letting users make payments on e-commerce sites outside the Square network. Until now, users could only make payments using Cash App Pay on Squ

Twitter is finally rolling out an edit button later this month, first to Twitter Blue subscribers

An edit button has been the most requested feature to date on Twitter, and as of today, the company is finally giving users what they’ve been asking for. Amidst a high-profile court case over it

Disney+ will reportedly launch in-app commerce features by year’s end

Disney is looking at ways for viewers to buy themed merchandise and accessories by scanning a QR code in the Disney+ app, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Scanning the QR code will

JBL’s new earbuds have a case with touchscreen, because we don’t have enough displays

Tired: JBL announced the Tour PRO 2 earbuds with active noise cancellation (ANC). Wired: The case has a touchscreen. That’s right. In the off-chance you didn’t have enough screens in your

Ticketmaster taps the Flow blockchain to let event organizers issue NFTs tied to tickets

Ticketmaster will now let event organizers issue NFTs (non-fungible tokens) tied to tickets on Flow, a blockchain operated by a16z-backed Dapper Labs. The Live Nation subsidiary said that event organi
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