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Apple Arcade Soon to Offer Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls

August 14, 2021
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The treasured gothic fantasy series returns with an original game exclusive to Apple Arcade with “Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls”. It was back in 2018 when famous Japanese company Konami announced a new game in the classic Castlevania series. Subtitled Grimoire of Souls, it featured a group of iconic characters and the mobile exclusive game was […]

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Apple and American Red Cross Offer 4-Month Apple Music Trial for Blood Donors August 1-31

August 12, 2021
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Apple has teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a 4-month Apple Music trial to people who will donate blood, platelets or plasma during the month of August, as a way to alleviate a severe blood shortage. The non-profit charity is currently experiencing a severe shortage of blood and in order to attract […]

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Dogecoin-themed Pack of Hot Dogs Auctioned by Oscar Mayer Sells for $15,000

August 10, 2021
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Get DOGE while it’s hot! Somebody wanted to have the first-ever single pack of dogecoin-themed hot dogs so bad that they were willing to buy it on eBay for an amazing $15,001! American meat and cold cut manufacturing company Oscar Mayer, owned by Kraft Heinz based in Chicago, Illinois, first started the auction held on […]

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Apple Arcade Hits Milestone of Over 200 Games

August 7, 2021
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With over 200 games to choose from (with new ones added almost every week) at only $4.99 a month, it really is a bargain! Apple Arcade, launched on September 19, 2019, is a video game subscription service offered by Apple, available through several platforms including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac. A […]

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Apple launches new Buy Now, Pay Later program in Canada

August 5, 2021
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This will be Apple’s very first installment program in Canada. Apple and PayBright join forces to offer consumers a new convenient way to buy Apple goods yet pay for them later. According to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman, Apple’s new partnership with Affirm Holdings’ PayBright would pave the way for an easier payment scheme […]

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Apple’s Services Revenue reaches New All-Time High

August 3, 2021
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Apple announced their financial results for the fiscal 2021 third quarter that concluded June 26, 2021. The Cupertino-based company also experienced an all-time high on its services division. Based on the latest earnings reported last week (July 27), Apple announced that it had enjoyed a quarter of amazing growth, with their services division raking in […]

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Top 5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Reading Lamp

August 1, 2021
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Care must be taken when choosing a reading lamp. Apart from the condition of your room, your health is another factor that comes into play when choosing a reading lamp. Remember, the light that will work for me might not work for you. After interacting with different clip-on reading lights, I identified many factors to […]

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Apple adds new GarageBand Sound Packs from Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, and Today’s Top Music Producers

August 1, 2021
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Apple has added new Sound Packs featuring top music artists to its GarageBand app. Grammy Award-winning artists Lady Gaga and Dua Lipa are among the stars who are giving users free rein on their hit songs “Free Woman” and “Break My Heart” – to remix and experiment with sound using their iPads and iPhones. GarageBand, […]

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Apple Watch ECG now Available to 30 more Countries as part of Update

July 24, 2021
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Apple has released the watchOS 7.6 update to users worldwide on Monday, July 19, bringing along with it the expanded availability of Apple Watch features related to the heart such as irregular rhythm notifications and ECG functionality. In an update to Apple’s watchOS Feature Availability page, the watchOS 7.6 delivers ECG functionality to 30 additional […]

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Steve Jobs’ Application up for Auction as both Physical Item and NFT

July 22, 2021
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A job application paper handwritten and signed by Steve Jobs himself way back in 1973 is being put up for auction…once again. The last time it was sold on March this year, it went for more than $200,000. The autographed memorabilia is put up for auction once more, but this time with a twist – […]

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Japan Sets New World Record for Fastest Internet Speed at 319 Terabits per Second

July 17, 2021
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Engineers in Japan have successfully broken the world record for the highest internet speed, reaching a data transfer speed of 319 Tb/s, according to a study presented at the International Conference on Optical Fiber Communications in June. This speed is almost twice as fast as the previous record of 178 Tb/s that was achieved less […]

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Apple becomes First Public US Company to Hit $2.5 Trillion Market Cap

July 15, 2021

After rallying for two consecutive days, Apple has managed to hit a new record high stock price and a market capitalization of $2.5 trillion in pre-opening trading on Thursday. The American multinational tech company’s shares were up over 2% in trading on Wednesday, which saw a market valuation exceeding the $2.5 trillion threshold for the […]

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Rare Legend of Zelda Game Makes History, Sold for Record $870,000 at Auction

July 13, 2021
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A sealed, rare version of the famous Nintendo game “The Legend of Zelda” sold for a stunning $870,000 at auction on Friday July 9, making it the most expensive video game ever sold, according to Heritage Auctions. The Dallas, Texas-based auction house states this latest sale had easily broken its own previous record for a […]

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Apple highlights Selfies in Night Mode in New ‘In the Dark’ iPhone 12 Pro Ad

July 10, 2021
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Apple today released a new advertisement on its YouTube channel entitled “In the Dark”, highlighting the Night Mode feature that is available on units such as the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. The humorous video focuses mainly on night mode selfies, showing a man taking pictures of himself in various […]

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Sotheby’s to Accept Cryptocurrency in Rare 100-Carat Diamond Auction

July 8, 2021
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The large “Key 10138” rare diamond will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s on Friday, July 9, 2021. Sotheby’s is scheduled to auction off a diamond that is over 100 carats on Friday in Hong Kong, and while its exceptionally large size and clarity rating make it remarkable, it is also making headlines because the auction […]

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Pokémon GO Celebrates 5 Years with Special Anniversary Event

July 6, 2021
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Pokémon GO has just turned five this week, and folks at Niantic have launched a special event to celebrate its fifth anniversary. It has already been five solid years since Pokémon GO was launched on the iPhone, which entailed people venturing out in the world with the main goal of catching Pokémon (pocket monsters) using […]

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Dogecoin surges after Baby Doge Tweet by Elon Musk

July 3, 2021
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The price of Dogecoin bounced back from its lows right after a ‘Baby Doge’ tweet from Elon Musk. Shortly after Musk’s tweet on Thursday, Coindesk data showed that the cryptocurrency surged over 3% to $0.25. The digital coin has stabilized since then and was trading at $0.24 on Friday morning. Aside from Dogecoin, its spin-off […]

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Ragnarok Origin No. 1 in Free Download of Google Play and Apple App Store in Japan

July 1, 2021
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Gravity Co., Ltd, a publisher and developer of online and mobile games, has announced that on June 28, 2021, their MMORPG game Ragnarok Origin has been officially launched in Japan. On the very first day of its release, Ragnarok Origin has ranked no. 1 in free download both in Google Play and the Apple App […]

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Apple grows Ad Biz in China with App Store Search Ads Launch

June 24, 2021
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Apple Store Search Ads began in 2016, around the time when Apple just announced a financial goal to double Services revenue by the year 2020, in which they have indeed reached that goal easily. At the time, the Search Ads were available and sold only in the United States. Afterwards, Apple had set its sights […]

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Apple’s Shazam App Hits One Billion Requests a Month

June 22, 2021
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The Apple-owned Shazam app has managed to hit over one billion song requests per month. The original developer of the app Shazam Entertainment Limited has announced last week that more than a billion songs are being searched using the platform every single month – the first time ever to happen since the launch of the […]

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions now Available Worldwide

June 17, 2021
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Apple announced that Apple Podcast Subscriptions and channels are now available worldwide, featuring a huge collection of new shows, channels and groups of podcasts. Apple Podcast Subscriptions offer podcasters and content creators an opportunity to receive support from their work via monthly subscriptions from their avid listeners and fans. The new service was first announced […]

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Apple Watch with Body Temp Sensor Coming Soon

June 15, 2021
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Apple is apparently working on a redesign of the Apple Watch this year, according to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman and Debby Wu. The Apple Watch Series 7 will feature a faster processor, thinner bezels and for the first time, an ultra-wideband (UWB) connectivity for Find My support. The 2021 Apple Watch will be […]

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Bitcoin made Legal Tender in El Salvador, becomes First Nation to Adopt Cryptocurrency

June 12, 2021
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The price of Bitcoin surged this week, after the Central American nation El Salvador passed a law to adopt bitcoin as legal tender on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency soared 7% and exceeded $37,000, from a previous low price of about $31,000. According to CoinDesk data, bitcoin last changed hands at $37,059.78 at 9:14 a.m. GMT +8 […]

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iOS 15 lets Users Record their Apple Arcade Gameplay

June 10, 2021
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The new Apple iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey software updates introduced this week  allows users to record the last 15 seconds of their gameplay at any time just by long-pressing a designated button on a supported third-party game controller connected to their device. When a designated button is long pressed on the controllers, […]

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