Apple Could Acquire Peloton This Year, Fund Manager Forecast Suggests

Apple will likely acquire fitness company Peloton this year, according to a new hedge fund manager forecast. Deepwater Asset Management’s annual forecast for 2024 (via Connect the Watts) claims that Apple is likely to acquire Peloton sometime in 2024. The move would help Apple bolster its Fitness+ subscription service, adding equipment to compliment the Apple […]

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Hidden Windows 11 setting suggests you’ll soon be able to uninstall AI components from the OS

What you need to know The latest Windows 11 preview builds include a hidden new “AI components” category in the Settings app. This setting suggests users will be able to uninstall certain AI components that they might not want to use. The news comes as Microsoft gears up to ship a major AI-focused release of […]

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Oppo Find X7 Pro’s camera sensor teaser suggests imminent arrival

Sony and Oppo announced a strategic partnership back in September which would see the upcoming Oppo flagships using Sony’s new Lytia dual-layer stacked CMOS sensors. Sony Lytia’s Weibo account just shared another teaser for its Lytia LYT-900 imaging sensor which is expected to debut on the Find X7 Pro soon. Sony LYT-900 sensor teaser poster […]

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Spotify on iOS to Bring Back In-App Purchases, Beta Code Suggests

Spotify appears to be bringing in-app payments back to its iOS app, based on code strings unearthed in the latest beta. MacRumors contributor Aaron Perris discovered the new code references to an in-app payment system, including an IAP checkout screen and purchase retry panels for failed purchases. It’s not clear what the IAP references relate […]

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OnePlus 12 global launch to take place on January 24, official teaser suggests

We already know that the OnePlus 12 is set to launch in China on December 5 and we now have good reasoning to believe the phone will launch globally on January 24. OnePlus kicked off its global marketing campaign for the OP 12 with a teaser page showing out the upcoming flagship’s design in a […]

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Intel tease suggests ‘Windows 12’ really is coming in 2024

What you need to know Intel’s CFO has teased that a significant “Windows refresh” is coming next year. This aligns with our earlier report that said the next version of Windows is planned for 2024. The next release is expected to focus on deeply integrating new AI and cloud experiences throughout the OS. Intel’s CFO, […]

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Report suggests Qualcomm’s upcoming Oryon CPUs stirred controversy among PC makers

What you need to know Qualcomm and its OEM partners are set to release notebooks based on system-on-chips (SoCs) with its Oryon general-purpose cores next year. Due to its proprietary power management protocols, the company wants to use its own PMIC in the next-generation processors.  The PMICs are smartphone-oriented and might not be up to […]

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Apple Suggests Potential Fixes for Weather Complication Bug on Apple Watch

Apple on Tuesday offered two potential fixes for the recently reported Apple Watch issue where watch face Weather complications fail to load data. Apple Watch owners have been complaining of malfunctioning Weather complications since the launch of watchOS 10, with both the initial launch and watchOS 10.0.1 affected. Those impacted are seeing a blank reading […]

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Apple to Launch iPad Mini 7 Later This Year, Industry Report Suggests

Apple could be preparing to release a seventh-generation iPad mini before the end of the year, based on a new report by DigiTimes. In an article discussing stagnating global tablet demand in the second half of 2023, the Taiwan-based outlet forecasts an uptick in Apple’s share of the market owing to orders for a “small-size” […]

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USB-C iPhone 15 May Tempt Some Android Owners to Switch, Survey Suggests

The iPhone 15’s expected move to USB-C this year may motivate a large number of Android users to switch phones, according to a survey conducted by SellCell. SellCell asked over 1,000 iPhone users and over 1,000 Android users in the United States to gather its data. Of existing iPhone users surveyed, 63% said that Apple […]

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Intel 14th Gen leak suggests modest generational improvements

A leaked training video from MSI has revealed information regarding Intel’s upcoming 14th Gen Core processors. The video has since been hidden but not before the relevant information had already been spotted and shared. The relevant slide in the video compares Intel’s current Core i3-13600K, Core i7-13700K, and Core i9-13900K being compared to the next […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE price leak suggests they won’t be much cheaper than non-FE tablets

Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab S9 series two weeks ago, and the line-up saw three tablets – vanilla, Plus, and Ultra. Now, the company is preparing for the FE (Fan Edition) branch, which is supposed to offer better value for money. A leak by Roland Quandt on Twitter.com suggests the least powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab […]

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Apple Maps Gradually Winning Over Haters, Report Suggests

iPhone users are increasingly finding reasons to choose Apple Maps over Google Maps, with some customers commending its clear public transport directions and visually appealing design. That’s according to anecdotal reports collected by The Wall Street Journal (paywalled). While Apple Maps comes preinstalled on all iPhones, the overwhelming majority of iPhones in the U.S. have […]

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Galaxy S23 FE battery certification suggests approaching announcement

The long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is one step closer to its launch with the latest proof being a battery certification listing from Safety Korea. The battery in the listing bears the EB-BS711ABY model number which matches the SM-S711 identifier for the Galaxy S23 FE seen in the past. The battery cell is manufactured by […]

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Leak suggests that the global Oppo Reno10 Pro will switch to Snapdragon 778G, lower res display

The Oppo Reno10 Pro that launched in China a couple of weeks ago is not the phone that will be sold on the global market – specs shared by leakster@Sudhanshu1414 point to a Snapdragon 778G replacing the Dimensity 8200 of the original model. The old Qualcomm chip is significantly behind its more recent MediaTek rival […]

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Apple-Funded Study Suggests App Store Ecosystem Facilitated $1.1 Trillion in Sales in 2022

The App Store was responsible for an estimated $1.1 trillion in developer billings and sales in 2022, according to an Apple-sponsored study conducted by economists from Analysis Group. Apple shared the results of the study today as part of an ongoing effort to highlight the benefits of the ‌App Store‌ and the successes of developers […]

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Increased Size of iPhone 16 Pro Models Explained By Major Camera Upgrades, Rumor Suggests

The increased size of next year’s iPhone 16 Pro and ‌iPhone 16‌ Pro Max allows for upgrades including a periscope telephoto camera and a 12% larger main camera sensor, according to a new report. The rumor was first shared on Chinese social media site Weibo by a user who says that they have obtained industry […]

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Apple Hearing Study Suggests An Estimated 1 in 3 Americans Are Regularly Exposed to Excessive Noise

An estimated 1 in 3 Americans are exposed to harmful levels of noise on a regular basis, based on data gathered as part of the Apple Hearing Study. In recognition of International Noise Awareness Day, University of Michigan researchers working on the hearing study in partnership with Apple shared a blog post noise exposure. Extrapolating […]

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Report Suggests iPhone 14 Plus More Popular Than iPhone 13 Mini

Apple’s iPhone 14 Plus appears to be selling better than the iPhone 13 mini it effectively replaced in the company’s flagship lineup, based on display panel shipment data provided by Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC). According to the DSCC report, which compares iPhone panel shipment data from June 2022 through April 2023 (allocating a two-month […]

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Apple Watch Could Help Treat Sickle Cell Disease Symptoms, Study Suggests

The Apple Watch can help treat a key symptom of sickle cell disease and changes to Apple’s speech recognition algorithm could help people with a stutter, new studies propose. According to a study conducted by researchers at Duke University’s Day Hospital (via MyHealthyApple), the Apple Watch could help treat vaso-occlusive crises (VOCs), a key complication […]

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