iPad 10 Teardown Reveals Why Device Isn’t Compatible With Apple Pencil 2

Do-it-yourself repair website iFixit today shared a video teardown of Apple’s new 10th-generation iPad, providing a closer look inside the tablet and revealing why the device lacks support for the second-generation Apple Pencil. [embedded content] The teardown reveals the internal layout of the iPad, including its two-cell 7,606 mAh battery, logic board with the A14 […]

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No, Apple Isn’t Planning to Buy Manchester United

Apple is not currently planning to purchase Premier League club Manchester United, according to a source familiar with the matter. A report earlier today from British tabloid The Daily Star claimed that Apple had expressed an interest in buying Manchester United for around $7 billion, but our source with direct knowledge of the situation said […]

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Review: The Level Lock+ Makes Unlocking Your Home Easy, But It Isn’t the Most Secure

Created by smart lock maker Level, the Level Lock+ is the one of the first Home Key-compatible smart locks on the market, designed to unlock a door automatically when a Home Key-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch is held near it. The Level Lock+ replaces the prior-generation Level Lock, and it uses that same unassuming design. […]

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New Tales from the Borderlands review: It just isn’t the same

Even now, nearly a full decade later, 2014’s Tales from the Borderlands stands tall as one of the best choice-based narrative adventure games released. Created by Telltale Games in collaboration with Gearbox Software, the title’s immaculate character writing, hilarious comedy, and enthralling plot quickly made it a fan-favorite experience from its debut. Today, the spinoff […]

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Apple Watch Ultra teardown shows that the rugged smartwatch isn’t one to repair yourself

An in-depth teardown of the Apple Watch Ultra has provided a unique view of the smartwatch’s internals – and it isn’t one that’s made for you to repair yourself. Master meddlers iFixit show that Apple’s first-gen rugged smartwatch is just as difficult to repair as the regular Series and SE devices have proven over the […]

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DxOMark CEO says brands won’t send in a device if it isn’t likely to rank first

DxOMark is an independent organization that evaluates and assesses smartphones, lenses, and cameras. Many flagship smartphones receive photography, videography, and overall scores from DxOMark. Brands once cared deeply about the scores given by DxOMark, and they were used to boast about their camera’s performance and quality. In recent years, brands don’t use this metric, unless […]

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Being snarky isn’t going to sell your foldable phones, Samsung

We’ve long been cheerleaders for Samsung’s foldable smartphones, and rightly so. It’s an incredible achievement by the company as it has essentially revolutionized the smartphone industry twice in a decade. There aren’t many smartphone manufacturers that can lay claim to that. Samsung has also made it clear that it views foldables as the future of […]

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Nothing Phone (1) isn’t getting Android 13 this year

Carl Pei’s Nothing unveiled its first smartphone last month, dubbed Nothing Phone (1). It runs Android 12-based Nothing OS out of the box, which is a near-stock version of Android. And if you thought that would mean the stable Android 13 would arrive on the Phone (1) this year, then you are in for some […]

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Samsung isn’t gaining as much value from its R&D efforts as it did in 2020

Samsung’s research and development spendings are up again. In the first half of 2022, Samsung Electronics spent 12.18 trillion won ($9.19 billion) on R&D projects, up from the 11 trillion won ($8.3 billion) it poured into researching and developing new technologies in the first half of 2021. At the same time, in H1 2022, the […]

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Apple isn’t making foldable iPhones yet because the profits just aren’t there

As Samsung establishes its utter dominance in the foldable smartphone market, many are wondering if and when Apple is going to have an answer. There have been some rumors about foldable iPhones but evidently, they’ve not amounted to much. Industry insiders are of the view that Apple isn’t betting on foldables just yet due to […]

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Nothing Phone (1)’s screen isn’t as bright as initially advertised, but could get there in the future

Nothing initially advertised the Phone (1) as being capable of reaching a maximum peak brightness of 1,200 nits, only in certain HDR video scenarios. We don’t test for those, so all we got for our review of the phone was 663 nits in Auto brightness mode, with 466 nits in manual brightness mode. This didn’t […]

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Samsung Repair Mode ensures your data isn’t stolen during phone repair

You’ll obviously have some anxiety about the security of your data if you leave your smartphone at a repair center for a couple of days. The Korean juggernaut has come up with an innovative answer to this problem. Samsung has announced that it’s adding a crucial feature to its devices in South Korea called Repair […]

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Interstate Travel Post-Roe Isn’t as Secure as You May Think

Now that Congress has failed to pass a bill that would guarantee a right to travel across state lines to obtain an abortion, many are worried that conservative states that have started restricting abortion rights could soon decide to block people seeking abortions from leaving their own state for that purpose. Many Republican lawmakers are […]

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Xiaomi 12S Ultra BoM breakdown shows that the 1″ sensor isn’t as expensive as other components

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra has a massive 1” Sony IMX989 sensor – that must be quite expensive, right? Well… as it turns out, no. Counterpoint Research has a breakdown and analysis of the Bill of Materials (BoM) for the phone and that sensor is not the most expensive piece of kit on the phone. Far […]

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Samsung’s metaverse rival phone, HTC Desire 22 Pro, isn’t very threatening

Samsung embraced the metaverse buzzword earlier this year. So when word got out that HTC, once a rival to Samsung, plans to release a metaverse-centric smartphone, people began wondering if the competition between the two companies is about to be rekindled on this emerging metaverse playground. Well, the answer is here. HTC unveiled its metaverse […]

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India Isn’t Ready for a Deadly Combination of Heat and Humidity

Where technical solutions can’t be used, there are still administrative controls that could help, she adds—like frequent breaks for people working under heat wave conditions. The body has another protective mechanism—exhaustion—that tells you to rest when overheating, but workers may not always have the opportunity to stop working, she says. In such cases, Venugopal recommends […]

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Polar CEO on why being first isn’t always best – and its future plans

“We are sometimes ahead of ourselves,” rues Sander Werring, Polar’s CEO. Polar has just celebrated its 45th birthday, and released the Polar Pacer and Pacer Pro sports watches. The company has been a pioneer of wearable technologies, even if many of the companies that followed its lead are now bigger players. Polar launched the AW200 […]

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The one Galaxy S22 FE and Galaxy S23 change we wanted isn’t happening

Last year we heard a rumor that Samsung will be adopting a MediaTek chipset for at least one of its upcoming phones. Last month, that rumor made a comeback and added that the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC could be powering the upcoming Galaxy S22 FE. Then, the Korean Media jumped in and added the Galaxy […]

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TP-Link’s Deco XE75 Wi-Fi 6E mesh system isn’t so sensational

Source: Windows Central TP-Link is no stranger to high-tech hardware, repeatedly proving they’re one of the best manufacturers of networking accessories in the industry. Their Deco range of mesh Wi-Fi systems continues to grow, with a fantastic solution for weaker wireless signals in the home or office by repeating your network traffic through its powered […]

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