Apple Walks Back Decision to Disable Home Screen Web Apps in the EU

Following intense criticism, Apple today walked back its plan to disable Home Screen web apps in the European Union starting with iOS 17.4. Following the release of the second beta version of iOS 17.4, it emerged that Apple had restricted the functionality of iOS web apps in the EU. Web apps could no longer launch […]

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Bring back old navigation features to One UI 6.1 and Galaxy S24

Samsung’s One UI 6.1 update is fantastic overall, but it also brings a few odd changes that might rub some Galaxy S24 users the wrong way. For example, One UI 6.1 removes the old Samsung navigation gestures and leaves only two options: Google’s navigation gestures and the traditional on-screen buttons. Furthermore, the gesture hint UI […]

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“We lost it…” Helldivers 2’s fan-favorite Malevelon Creek planet has fallen, but a counter-offensive to take back “Robot Vietnam” is already underway

What you need to know One of the toughest planets to fight on in Helldivers 2 is Malevelon Creek, an Automaton-controlled world with dark and hazy blue skies, dense jungles, and deep bodies of water. It’s been lovingly dubbed “Robot Vietnam” by the game’s community, with a few dozen thousand dedicated players often battling the […]

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How you can bring vivid colors back to your Galaxy S24’s display

Last week, Samsung started rolling out a big firmware update for the Galaxy S24 series. It not only improved the camera experience but also addressed the vividness, or lack thereof, of the Galaxy S24 series’ displays. You probably know the backstory already. Samsung calibrated the Galaxy S24 screens differently, resulting in a somewhat washed-out vivid […]

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Infinix demos color-changing back panels for phones with E Ink technology

A few years ago we tested the Infinix Concept Phone 2021, which offered impressive 160W charging and had an electrochromic film on the back. That film allowed the phone to change color from slate gray to steel blue. Now the company is back with a new prototype technology, called E-Color Shift. This is a more […]

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The Huawei Pocket 2 will have an Art special edition, back panel surfaces in live photos

Last week we saw leaked renders of the Huawei Pocket 2, which showed off three colorways: Black, Dark Purple and Rococo White. Now Weibo user Jinan Digital has shared a live photo of the top rear panel of the Rococo White version, so we can have a closer look at its marble-like appearance. But there’s […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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A Startup’s Mission to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth Is Being Made Into a Docuseries

Reed: It doesn’t feel like an odd choice for us. It’s a bit disruptive and, in trust, that’s the sort of thing we’re interested in, and I think that’s the sort of thing people need and the industry needs. People need something more from nature documentaries? Reed: I think so. We’re in a period where […]

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One of the first Xbox Play Anywhere games is back from the dead — ‘Gigantic’ has been officially resurrected, and we played it!

What you need to know Gigantic was a former Xbox and PC exclusive free-to-play third-person multiplayer shooter with heavy “MOBA” leanings, blending sensibilities of games like Team Fortress 2 and SMITE.  The game was one of the first native Windows 8.1 store “core” PC titles, complete with the earliest version of the “Xbox Play Anywhere” […]

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Samsung’s Game Optimization Service controversy is back… maybe

Samsung’s Game Optimization Service controversy is rearing its ugly head again with the Galaxy S24 lineup, at least for one popular game. For those unaware, the Game Optimization Service, or GOS for short, is responsible for keeping the phone’s temperature in check by throttling the CPU and GPU when necessary, which can result in a […]

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Samsung’s Game Optimization Service controversy is back… maybe

Samsung’s Game Optimization Service controversy is rearing its ugly head again with the Galaxy S24 lineup, at least for one popular game. For those unaware, the Game Optimization Service, or GOS for short, is responsible for keeping the phone’s temperature in check by throttling the CPU and GPU when necessary, which can result in a […]

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Test Magnetic Leather Back de Nomad : pourquoi cet accessoire pour iPhone est très ingénieux

L’un des moyens les plus simples de personnaliser votre smartphone consiste à l’habiller d’un revêtement de haute qualité. Si vous n’êtes pas familier avec les skins pour smartphones, il s’agit en fait d’autocollants haut de gamme qui donnent à votre téléphone un aspect distinctif, vous permettant de donner à votre appareil une couleur, un motif […]

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A Virus Found in Wastewater Beat Back a Woman’s ‘Zombie’ Bacteria

But Cole’s progress was short-lived. Her blood infection returned, and her doctors determined the phage-antibiotic combination was no longer effective. She passed away from pneumonia in March 2022, seven months after phage therapy was stopped. Cole’s case demonstrates both the hope and limitations of phage therapy. The problem this time wasn’t just bacterial evolution. When […]

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Bring back Notification Categories on Galaxy S24 and One UI 6.1

Even though One UI 6.1 is more than a decent update containing numerous beneficial extra features, a few things that have changed in One UI 6.1 are questionable. One odd decision Samsung made for the new update was to turn off Notification Categories, which makes managing notifications more annoying and not nearly as easy and […]

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Realme to launch 12 Pro+ version with see-through back

Realme Europe CEO Francis Wong shared a hands-on image of an upcoming smartphone with a see-through back. The device in question seems to be a modified version of the Realme 12 Pro+ and is teased to launch soon, presumably in limited quantities. Realme 12 Pro+ Transparent edition Realme 12 Pro+ launched last week alongside the […]

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Baidu AI is holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 series back in China

As you may know, Samsung uses Google to power most new Galaxy S24 AI tools in most markets. Not so in China, where many Google services are banned or limited. To work around these issues, Samsung partnered with China’s Baidu to power the Galaxy S24’s AI features in the country. And according to early Galaxy […]

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Good news, Good Lock brings back Samsung gestures

Ever since Samsung started releasing bezel-less Android smartphones, it has offered on-screen buttons and its own gesture-based navigation systems. Later, it also added a gesture-based navigation system from Google as well. However, with the One UI 6.1 software, Samsung removed its gesture-based navigation system on the Galaxy S24, enraging some users, including some of us. […]

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Apple fires back against Galaxy AI with new iOS 17.4 feature

Galaxy AI has shown how Apple is losing the AI smartphone race to Samsung, but the fruit company is obviously not going to go down without a fight. Artificial intelligence-based features will be a major draw for smartphones in 2024, as Samsung has already demonstrated with the new Galaxy S24 lineup unveiled last week. Apple’s […]

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GOG is back at it with up to 90% off games in its New Year sale

Digital PC games platform GOG (formerly Good Old Games) is having another awesome sale. While many of the games are a bit older, they also have some of the biggest recent hits. They are also giving away a free game to jump-start the sale.  The week-long event runs until February 5th, 11 PM (UTC). “Within […]

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