Apple Explains Why Duplicates Album in Photos Not Showing for Some Users

Apple today explained why iPhone users who recently updated to iOS 16 may not see the new Duplicates album in its stock Photos app, and what they can do about it. New to iOS 16, the Photos app will automatically detect any duplicate photos and videos in users’ libraries and collate them together in a […]

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Apple Explains Why Second-Generation AirPods Pro Ear Tips Are Incompatible With Original AirPods Pro

Apple today explained why the new silicone ear tips for the second-generation AirPods Pro are not officially compatible with the original AirPods Pro. In an updated support document, Apple said the original AirPods Pro ear tips have “noticeably denser mesh” than the second-generation ear tips. Apple did not provide any additional details, but the mesh […]

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Microsoft explains its approach to ‘fake news’ and ‘censorship’

What you need to know In an interview with Bloomberg, Microsoft President joined CVP for Trust and Security Tom Burt to discuss misinformation and censorship. Smith said that users want to “make up their own minds” with regards to fake news, opting instead to give users “more information, not less.”   Microsoft has been collaborating […]

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Apple Explains iPhone’s New Alert Shown When Fake AirPods Are Connected

Starting with iOS 16, users may see a “Cannot Verify AirPods” alert on their iPhone if they try to connect fake AirPods to the device. Apple shared more information about this alert today in a new support document spotted by developer Steve Moser. The support document indicates that unverified AirPods can still be connected to […]

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Halo Infinite dev explains why modern games are more difficult to make

If you’ve ever wondered why video games are harder to create than they used to be, you’re in luck: 343 Industries’ Senior Community Manager, John “Unyshek” Junyszek, recently offered some insightful answers. Responding to an inquiry about why games take longer to develop but feel like they offer less content compared to previous generations of […]

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Samsung explains how to experience the fantastic world of Space Tycoon

In an official newsroom post, Samsung has explained how you can enjoy and experience its Space Tycoon game, which is a virtual playground on the popular global metaverse platform Roblox. In the metaverse, users can build and customize real Samsung products and connect with other people, including next-generation (Gen-Z) consumers. Samsung created this Space Tycoon virtual world […]

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OnePlus explains why the 10T is missing the alert slider while its full specs leak

The OnePlus 10T is going to get official on August 3, which is next Wednesday, but in true OnePlus fashion we are getting a lot of official details even before that. Earlier today we saw a shot of the two color versions side by side, and the Chinese company has also talked to The Verge […]

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Apple Explains What Happens When Games Are Removed From Apple Arcade

Apple today published a new support document that clarifies what happens when games are removed from its Apple Arcade subscription service. Apple said that users who download a game before it is removed from Apple Arcade can continue to play the game for “at least two weeks after.” Users who launch an Apple Arcade game […]

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The Head of Samsung’s Security Team explains how the company keeps Galaxy devices safe

You may have caught news reports of the Pegasus spyware infecting the phones of politicians, journalists and activists. Mobile security is more important than ever, but it is a daunting task. Dr. Seungwon Shin, the VP and Head of the Security Team, Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics, penned an editorial in which he goes […]

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Samsung explains why the ViewFinity S8 is the first glare-free monitor

Samsung dubbed its ViewFinity S8 a monitor made for professionals and content creators. At launch, the company called the ViewFinity S8 the “world’s first Glare Free monitor,” boasting UL (Underwriters Laboratories) certifications. And today, Samsung went into more detail as to how its pro-grade monitor achieved this status. According to the tech giant, the ViewFinity […]

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Apple’s Craig Federighi Further Explains Why Stage Manager is Limited to M1 iPads

Following the WWDC keynote last week, Apple’s software engineering chief Craig Federighi spoke with TechCrunch‘s Matthew Panzarino about the new Stage Manager feature for iPad and Mac. Notably, he elaborated on Stage Manager being limited to M1 iPads. On the iPad, Stage Manager allows users to resize apps into overlapping windows for an improved multitasking […]

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Apple Explains Why Stage Manager is Limited to M1 iPads in New Statement

One of iPadOS 16’s key new features is Stage Manager, which allows users to resize apps into overlapping windows for an improved multitasking experience. Stage Manager also fully supports an external display, allowing users to work with up to four apps on the iPad and up to four apps on the external display simultaneously. To […]

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Engineer Explains How He Added a Fully Functioning Lightning Port to a Samsung Phone

Following a number of enthusiasts successfully adding a USB-C port to the iPhone, engineer Ken Pillonel has explained how he added a fully functional Lightning port, including support for charging and data transfer, to a Samsung Galaxy A51. After posting a preview of the project earlier this month, Pillonel has now shown how he completed […]

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Apple’s Craig Federighi Explains Why iOS Auto-Updates Often Arrive Several Weeks Late

When it comes to downloading iOS software updates, Apple users can be reasonably divided into two camps: Those who manually seek out updates the moment Apple releases them, and those who are happy to let their device’s Automatic Updates feature take care of everything in the background with minimal input on their part. While it’s […]

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Samsung explains the design ideas that shaped One UI 4

Samsung offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes into how One UI 4.0 was designed. Key goals were for the interface to be intuitive and safe while making it easy for users to express themselves. Version 4 starts out with a color system that was focused on cleaning up the look. Color is applied to […]

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Microsoft VP explains why company fights patent trolls

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) are sometimes called “patent trolls” because their schtick is filing questionable lawsuits against companies in the hopes that their claims will score them easy money. Never mind the fact that often the patents being used to prop up the lawsuits in question aren’t legitimate ammo […]

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