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FDA Claims Risk of MagSafe Interference with Pacemakers is Low

May 15, 2021
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Three Michigan doctors discovered earlier this year that the iPhone 12 models could “potentially inhibit lifesaving therapy in a patient” because the MagSafe system may cause magnetic interference with implantable medical devices such as pacemakers. Continuing its testing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week that even if specific newer smartphones, smart watches […]

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Bitcoin drops 12% after Tesla suspends Crypto Payment for its Vehicles

May 13, 2021
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The price of bitcoin has plummeted after Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that his company will be suspending the move to accept crytocurrency as payment for its electric vehicles. According to cryptocurrency news site Coindesk, bitcoin was down around 12% early Thursday morning, which brings the coin’s price down to about $50,900. After months of […]

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Ethereum Price Soars over $4,000 for the First Time

May 11, 2021
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Ether, the second biggest cryptocurrency out there, has grown over 2,000% over the past year. One Ether token was worth $186 back in May 5, 2020. A year later, on Sunday eve, the cryptocurrency hit $4,000 for the first time ever, a rise of over a staggering 2,100%. Even if Dogecoin is taking up all […]

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The First Man in Asia to Buy a Lamborghini Using Bitcoin

May 8, 2021
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A Thai national has made headlines after he reportedly bought a Lamborghini using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Jo Chirawat managed to drive home his brand new Lambo after placing a downpayment at a luxury car dealership Renazzo Motor Co. Ltd. In Bangkok, Thailand. Alongside the cash advance paid via Bitcoin, the remaining payment will also be […]

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Sotheby’s introduces Cryptocurrency Payment Option for Famous Banksy Painting

May 6, 2021
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This is the first time Sotheby’s will allow the winning bidder to have the option of paying for the hammer price of a Banksy artwork with cryptocurrency. Sotheby’s shall become the first major auction house to start accepting cryptocurrencies as a payment method for physical art pieces, following its previous sales with digital NFT art […]

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Apple to Release Foldable iPhone in 2023

May 4, 2021
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Apple is predicted to release a new 8-inch foldable iPhone in 2023 and is expected to ship out 15 up to 20 million units of the device, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors released Monday, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said, “Based on our latest industry survey, we forecast that Apple […]

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Check out these New Features of Apple iOS 14.5

April 26, 2021
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Apple has just released iOS and iPadOS 14.5 today, thereby marking the fifth major update to the iOS and iPadOS 14 operating systems that were first launched back in September. iOS 14.5 has now arrived just merely three months after the release of iOS 14.4, and a month after the release of iOS 14.4.2 which […]

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Apple Announces AirTag Tracking Device and More at Spring Loaded Event

April 22, 2021
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Apple’s much-awaited “Spring Loaded” event on Tuesday launched the highly-anticipated AirTag alongside other new devices such as the iPad Pro and M1 iMac. Similar to all of Apple’s events in 2020, Spring Loaded was a pre-recorded event at Apple Park, a move that has become the norm to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. People […]

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Apple’s Spring Loaded Event Goes Live Today

April 20, 2021
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The much-awaited event by Apple today will be livestreamed via multiple online channels, including YouTube and the Apple TV app. The tech giant’s first media event this 2021, the “Spring Loaded” event, is scheduled today, April 20. It shall be livestreamed from the company’s campus in Cupertino, California, USA. The event is expected to bring […]

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Manage School Tasks Easily with the School Assistant App

April 18, 2021
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Should there be a need for you to help manage your schedule, remind and track your assignments or check Google Classroom, then there’s an app that can assist you with that. Called ‘School Assistant’, it is a free app developed by Sun Apps to assist you for your schoolwork. Thanks to the newly released update […]

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Apple to Sell New iPhones without Power Adapters, will Save 861,000 Tons of Metal

April 17, 2021
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In its 2021 Environmental Progress Report, Apple highlighted carbon capture and energy efficiency. Its decision to stop including power adapters with products like the iPhone 12 will potentially save 861,000 tons of copper, tin and zinc. According to the tech giant, the end result would be that the smaller packaging for iPhone 12 will allow […]

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UK Online Shopper orders Apples but Luckily Gets iPhone Instead

April 15, 2021
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No, it wasn’t a mistake. Tesco shoppers in the UK were surprised to find a free iPhone and AirPods in their weekly online shopping haul – absolutely for free! The substations are part of a brand new promotion run by Tesco Mobile named “Super Subs” that runs until April 18. Some Tesco shoppers have discovered […]

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Apple’s Upcoming iPad Pro Bound to be Scarce Due to Next-Gen Display Shortage

April 13, 2021
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The upcoming Apple iPad Pro is expected to arrive later this month, however, one model could prove to be difficult to find when it goes on sale. According to a Bloomberg report by Debby Wu and Mark Gurman, Apple plans to place a MiniLED display as a key component on the flagship 12.9-inch model, but […]

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Apple Expected to Sell over 240 Million iPhones in 2021

April 10, 2021
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Apple is expected to sell around 240 to 250 million iPhones in the fiscal year 2021, surpassing a previous record of 231 million iPhone units sold in the fiscal year 2015, according to a forecast by Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. Ives said, “While the Street is forecasting roughly 220 million iPhone units for FY21, we […]

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Apple Find My app allows iPhone to Help Find other Lost Items

April 8, 2021
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Track down products from Belkin, Chipolo and VanMoof using Apple’s Find My app. Apple is opening up the Find My network to third-party devices, which means very soon iPhones will be able to help track lost items with the use of a built-in app named Find My, Apple announced on Wednesday. Find My launched back […]

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Apple Arcade adds Classic App Store Games to its Catalog

April 6, 2021
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Apple has announced they are introducing two entirely new game categories and adding more than 30 wonderful titles to Apple Arcade, their popular gaming subscription service for players of all ages. According to the press release, Apple Arcade provides breakthrough, unique benefits that players love: No ads No in-app purchases Support for Apple’s high user […]

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Apple Fumble Ad Shows Off Durability of iPhone 12 Ceramic Shield

March 25, 2021
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Apple posted a new ad on its YouTube channel this week showing the benefits and durability of the ceramic shield glass in the iPhone 12. Entitled “Fumble”, the quirky and fun 30-second advert features a woman dropping her iPhone accidentally on the street while talking to someone on the phone. After she remarkably tries to […]

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Apple’s App Store Developer Relations Head Ron Okamoto Retires

March 23, 2021
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Ron Okamoto, the developer relations head of Apple, has reportedly retired. A marketing executive shall take his place. He has worked at Apple for a good 20 years. Ron Okamoto has been at Apple since 2001 and was directly hired by Steve Jobs as vice president of developer relations, according to a Bloomberg report by […]

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Apple Hits $2.8B on Green Bond Spend to Create 1.2 Gigawatts of Clean Energy

March 21, 2021
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Apple has just recently completed its renewable projects which aim to bring clean energy to local communities whilst reducing carbon emissions. A part of the company’s planned $4.7 billion Green Bond spend, the projects will generate 1.2 gigawatts of renewable energy worldwide, with Apple adding more than 350 megawatts of newly installed renewable energy just […]

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Apple gets First Ever Oscar Nominations for Wolfwalkers and Greyhound

March 17, 2021
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Apple managed to earn its first ever Academy Award nominations for feature films since the Apple TV+ worldwide launch of Apple Original Films in 2020. Animated fantasy adventure film Wolfwalkers was nominated for Best Animated Feature, while the war film Greyhound, starred and written by Tom Hanks, was nominated for Best Sound. Wolfwalkers is the […]

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Apple Watch Saves Man who fell through Ice on Frozen River

March 14, 2021
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The 911 call from the Apple Watch literally saved this man’s life just in the nick of time after he fell into a frozen river. There are many stories about the Apple Watch saving people’s lives, just like Bob who was gifted an Apple Watch by his wife, which alerted him that his heart rate […]

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iPhone 12 Pro Cracked Rear Glass Can Now be Repaired without Replacing Entire Phone

March 11, 2021
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Last month, Apple has reportedly managed to figure out a way for its own repair team and its Authorized Service Providers to fix the rear glass of an iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini without having to replace the entire unit. According to MacRumors, that capability has now extended to the iPhone 12 Pro and […]

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iPhone 11 Survives Six Months at Bottom of Lake in Canada

March 9, 2021
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An iPhone 11 miraculously survived after being submerged at the bottom of a lake in Canada for almost six months before divers have recovered it recently. Clayton Helkenberg and his wife Heather were free divers cleaning up trash and also recovering lost items from the bottom of Harrison Lake located in British Columbia, Canada when […]

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Apple to Officially Discontinue the iMac Pro

March 7, 2021
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Apple verified that it will be discontinuing the item after supplies run out. Apple is officially discontinuing the iMac Pro desktop computer, the tech giant announced on Saturday. The company is still offering the base model on its website, but only “while supplies last.” The default configuration is the only option available, which means you […]

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