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Refurbished iPhone Seller Valued at 5,700,000 New iPhone Pros

Refurbished iPhone Seller Valued — There’s gold in them old iPhones! An online marketplace for refurbished Apple gear and other fancy tech devices has nearly doubled its valuation in less than a year. Paris-based Back Market announced a $510 million funding round Tuesday, pegging its worth at $5.7 billion as investors bet on a second […]

January 11, 2022
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Apple may soon let users wirelessly charge accessories via iPad display

Apple may soon let users wirelessly charge accessories via iPad display — Apple is reportedly working on a new reverse charging technology that can wirelessly charge accessories through the display of an iPhone or iPad, according to the news portal Patently Apple. (Sign up to our Technology newsletter, Today’s Cache, for insights on emerging themes […]

January 4, 2022
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Apple reportedly hires away Meta’s AR public relations head

Apple reportedly hires — Apple has reportedly hired Andrea Schubert, Meta’s communications and public relations lead for its augmented reality (AR) products, according to Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman in his Power On newsletter. Schubert’s LinkedIn page indicates that she’s been working for Meta for nearly six years. “Meta, with Oculus, has been the market leader […]

December 26, 2021
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tech

Apple Really Wants You To Use Its Maps App, Now In 3D

Apple Really Wants You To Use Its Maps App — Apple CarPlay will benefit from the new features and 3D views which will finally debut on the in-car interface with this slew of updates, per CNN. A lot of the usability upgrades described by CNN have to do with features that I believe no one […]

December 23, 2021
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tech

Microsoft brings back the weather Taskbar button in the latest Windows 11 preview build

Microsoft brings back the weather Taskbar button — Additionally, this build also has a new feature that lets you set the Bing daily wallpaper as your desktop background. Believe it or not, this is a feature that has been missing from Windows until now. The feature is called Spotlight and will place an icon on […]

December 9, 2021
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tech

Microsoft launches Google Wave

Microsoft launches Google Wave – Microsoft is bringing back Google Wave, the doomed real-time messaging and collaboration platform Google launched in 2009 and prematurely shuttered in 2010. Maybe we should’ve seen this coming. Back in 2019, Microsoft announced the Fluid Framework (not to be confused with the Fluent design system). The idea here was nothing […]

November 2, 2021
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tech

Yahoo names Tinder top boss as CEO

Yahoo names Tinder top boss as CEO – Jim Lanzone replaces Guru Gowrappan, who led Verizon’s media business since 2018 and has now been named senior adviser to Apollo’s private equity business. Yahoo on Friday named dating app Tinder’s boss Jim Lanzone as its chief executive officer, just days after Apollo Global Management Inc completed […]

September 11, 2021
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tech

Apple fires senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly leaking information

Ashley Gjøvik – Apple has fired senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly violating the company’s rules against leaking confidential information. For months, Gjøvik has been tweeting openly about allegations of harassment, surveillance, and workplace safety. “When I began raising workplace safety concerns in March and nearly immediately faced retaliation and intimidation, I started […]

September 9, 2021
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Apple to let content apps redirect users for account access after Japan probe

Apple – Apple has announced it will allow developers of “reader” apps to link to external websites for setting up and managing accounts from sometime next year, following an investigation made by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC). Reader apps are those that provide previously purchased content or content subscriptions for digital magazines, newspapers, books, […]

September 2, 2021
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APP review: the best App for Sport on TV lovers is the TV Sport Guide App!

The best App for Sport on TV lovers is the TV Sport Guide App! It is available for Android and Apple and let you check the upcoming matches broadcasted on TV and the scores in real time

August 22, 2021
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Sport

Google Pixel 5a rumored to launch on August 26 for $450

GSMARENA ~Google Pixel 5a rumored to launch on August 26 for $450~ The upcoming Pixel 5a has surfaced a bunch of times so far, including when Google had to rebuke a report that said this device was cancelled. The company said it’s not and it would arrive “later this year”. Today a new rumor tells […]

August 5, 2021
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tech

Amazon asked Apple to remove an app that spots fake reviews, and Apple agreed

CNBC ~Amazon asked Apple to remove an app that spots fake reviews~ Apple has removed Fakespot, a well-known app for detecting fake product reviews, from its App Store after Amazon complained the app provided misleading information and potential security risks. Fakespot’s app works by analyzing the credibility of an Amazon listing’s reviews and gives it […]

July 16, 2021
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