iOS 16.3 Code Reveals Apple Continues to Work on Classical Music App

Apple continues to work on a standalone classical music app, according to hidden code changes discovered by @iSWUpdates in the iOS 16.3 Release Candidate today. The software update is in the final stage of beta testing and is expected to be released to the public next week, but it is unclear if or when the […]

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Apple’s Market Valuation Drops Below $2 Trillion as Stock Price Continues to Fall

Apple shares are down around 4% today, resulting in the company’s valuation falling below $2 trillion for the first time since 2021. Apple’s stock is at its lowest price since June 2021 as concerns mount about iPhone supply constraints in China and weakening demand for its products due to persistently high inflation and a looming […]

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Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney Teases Fortnite Returning to iOS in 2023 As Legal Battle Continues

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has teased a return of Fortnite to iOS in 2023, nearly three years after the best-selling game was removed from the App Store for violating platform rules, marking the start of a contentious and high-profile legal battle. In a tweet to celebrate the new year, Sweeney said, “Next year on […]

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iPhone 15 Rumored to Still Feature Qualcomm 5G Modem as Apple Continues Work on Custom Chip

Wednesday December 21, 2022 2:22 am PST by Sami Fathi The iPhone 15 series will continue to feature Qualcomm 5G modems, according to a report today by DigiTimes, as development at Apple on a custom-made chip continues. Apple is currently developing an in-house 5G modem that aims to replace Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 5G chips within the […]

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Apple’s Largest iPhone Supplier Investing $500 Million in India as Supply Chain Diversification Continues

Foxconn, Apple’s largest supplier, has invested $500 million in India to bolster its production capabilities in the country as the Cupertino tech-giant and its partners ramp up efforts to diversify the supply chain, South China Morning Posts reports. The report cites documents filed in the Taiwan Stock Exchange which show that Foxconn has invested $500 […]

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Xbox’s Games with Gold continues to be terrible in December 2022

What you need to know Xbox Games with Gold is a part of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, giving subscribers free games every month. For years, now, the service has been heavily criticized by the community for its lackluster offerings. Xbox has just revealed the lineup for December 2022, and Xbox gamers […]

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Intel’s Core i7-12700 continues to be an excellent choice for gaming

I wasn’t planning on using Intel’s 12th Gen hardware. I tested the Core i9 and i5 variants of Comet Lake and Rocket Lake, and settled on the Core i9-11900K as the daily driver for my gaming rig. It was smooth sailing for the most part, with the 11900K holding its own for demanding multi-core workloads […]

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Samsung’s yearly smartwatch growth boosted by Galaxy Watch 4 sales – but Apple continues to dominate

Samsung experienced a 58% year-on-year growth in Q2 2022, shipping enough smartwatches to overtake Huawei and finish as the quarter’s second-biggest wearable vendor. That’s according to market analysts Canalys, who report that Samsung saw its market share leap to 8.9%, shipping a total of 2.8 million units. This strong performance, the firm says, is mostly […]

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Samsung’s campaign of mockery against Apple’s iPhone 14 continues

Samsung is really going all-in on Apple with its latest campaign to mock the iPhone 14 series. After a couple of recent ads that took a jab at Apple, Samsung continued its campaign against the Cupertino company’s latest flagship phones and took to Twitter to remind everyone of a few fun facts. Samsung’s recent tweets […]

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Apple continues to resist RCS, wants everyone to buy an iPhone

Apple has no intentions of ending the blue-green chat bubble war, which means that Android and iOS smartphone users alike will continue to have a sub-optimal messaging experience whenever they communicate cross-platform via SMS. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently had a conversation with Kara Swisher, Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs at Code Conference. When […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 pre-order success story continues in Taiwan

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 pre-order success story extends to more markets beyond South Korea. As you might recall, the two new foldable phones have exceeded Galaxy S22 pre-orders in their first week on the market in the company’s homeland. And now, according to Samsung, the two new foldable phones have […]

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Apple Continues to Diversify Suppliers Ahead of iPhone 14 Launch

Apple has added to its list of suppliers for the iPhone 14 series in a bid to avoid potential supply chain shortages when mass production of the devices begins, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a series of tweets, Kuo said components from SG Micro have passed quality certification for the high-end iPhone 14 models, […]

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Russian invasion continues to have ‘trickle-down effect’ on game development, even outside Ukraine

“The truth is, no one is prepared for such a situation as a manager. We had to react quickly,” Gameloft GM and CFO Alexandre de Rochefort says. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, the presence of international sanctions is sending ripples across every aspect of the world, and threatens a key part of the video […]

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Samsung’s workforce in China continues to shrink

As per the latest report by BusinessKorea, Samsung has reduced its workforce in China by more than 70%. It now stands at around 10,000. Eight years ago, Samsung Electronics’ Chinese workforce peaked at 63,316. It gradually decreased to 60,000 in 2014, below 50,000 in 2015, and below 40,000 in 2017, due to multiple issues, including […]

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Apple Car Team Loses Yet Another Key Employee as Turnover Continues

Apple has long been rumored to be planning an electric vehicle, but the team working on the project has reportedly faced many struggles over the years, including development challenges and the loss of some key employees. One of the latest departures is CJ Moore, who has left Apple to join autonomous vehicle technology company Luminar. […]

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Apple Defends Ecosystem in Australia as Antitrust Firefighting Around the World Continues

Apple has robustly defended its ecosystem in a submission to Australia’s competition watchdog, amid growing global scrutiny of the power of big tech companies and “gatekeeping.” The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has scrutinized Apple’s ecosystem in a series of investigations since last year and encouraged the company to give users more control over […]

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Android’s Vast Global Mobile Market Share Shrinks While iOS Continues to Grow

Android’s vast global smartphone market dominance has shrunk slightly over the past four years while iOS has continued to increase its overall share, according to a new trend analysis. Google’s Android OS is the most widely used in the world, with smartphone makers of all kinds relying on the mobile operating system to power their […]

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Apple Continues to Dominate Teen Buying Preferences, Growing Lead Over Competitors Like Venmo and Rolex

Apple devices and services continue to dominate teen purchasing preferences in the United States, but more teens choose to not use iCloud Private Relay compared to those that use or plan to use the feature, according to new data gathered by investment firm Piper Sandler for its most recent biannual teen survey. According to the […]

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Geekbench’s war against Samsung continues, Galaxy Tab S8 next target

Samsung’s tale of woe regarding GOS (Game Optimization Service) continues, as a new report reveals that Geekbench — the popular online benchmarking tool — intends to continue removing Samsung devices from its platform. Geekbench was quick to remove several Galaxy smartphones from its platform after reports about Samsung manipulating benchmark score results through GOS first […]

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Diablo 2: Resurrected’s Patch 2.4 PTR testing continues March 2

Source: Blizzard Entertainment Diablo 2: Resurrected’s ladder doesn’t yet have a definitive start date, but we’re undoubtedly inching closer as a second version of PTR Patch 2.4 is set to go live March 2. This is a follow-up to the initial PTR Patch 2.4 test period that ran from January 25 until February 9, in […]

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