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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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Microsoft finally reveals Windows 11

July 1, 2021
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This article will give a brief overview of Windows 10 and details about the much anticipated Windows 11. Overview of Windows 10: Windows 10 is easy to use and familiar, with many features in common with Windows 7, such as the Start menu. It is designed to work with existing software and hardware, and it […]

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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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iPhone 6s users get a surprising update in WWDC 2021

June 9, 2021
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This September will mark the sixth anniversary of the iPhone 6S. If you’ve held on to one this long, Apple has some good news for you: your phone will be eligible for the iOS 15 upgrade when it becomes available to the general public this fall. The iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, and first-generation iPhone SE, […]

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Apple developing iPad Pro with Wireless Charging, New iPad Mini

June 8, 2021
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Apple is currently developing a brand new version of the iPad Pro that can support wireless charging, according to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman and Debby Wu. To make this possible, Apple shall be switching to a glass back for the new models, instead of the aluminum material used on the rear of every […]

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China to Hand Out $6.2M in Digital Currency to Beijing Residents by Lottery

June 5, 2021
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The People’s Republic of China will be handing out 40 million renminbi ($6.2 million) of its digital currency to Beijing residents via a lottery. Citizens of the Chinese capital may use two banking apps in order to apply to win one of the 200,000 so-called “Ang Pao” or red envelopes as part of the lottery, […]

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Apple Launches New Webpages on Apple Wallet, Apple Pay, Apple Cash and Apple Card

June 3, 2021
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Apple introduced on Wednesday a brand new webpage primarily dedicated to the Wallet app on the iPhone, highlighting the various features and benefits that can be enjoyed by its users. Apple Pay Apple Pay is a secure and easy way to pay in physical stores or online. With just a glance or touch, easily pay […]

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Check out Apple’s Tips on Maximizing iPhone Battery Life and Lifespan

June 1, 2021
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Check out these awesome tips from Apple on how to maximize the battery life and lifespan of your iPhone. When you own an Apple product such as an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac or others, rest assure that it comes with a good-performing battery. In the past, however, Apple has been accused of intentionally slowing […]

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Netflix set to Offer Gaming Subscription similar to Apple Arcade

May 25, 2021
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Netflix is setting its sights to enter the online gaming market and what they are about to present is very much similar to Apple’s digital subscription offering, Apple Arcade, according to two reports. Launched in 2019, Apple Arcade is a video game subscription service offered by Apple Inc. It got a big boost with the […]

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