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Apps & OS, Mobile

Siri no longer has a default female voice in latest iOS beta

April 1, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Apple’s voice assistant Siri no longer defaults to the English-speaking female voice in the latest iOS beta. Instead, iOS will prompt users to choose a voice when they set up the Siri feature. The AI assistant already has several to […]


Mobile, Tablets

Apple planned an iPad with two ports but shelved it, prototype images show

March 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Apple’s original iPad not only paved the way for the expanded iPad lineup that we know today, but also the table market as a whole. As new prototype images reveal, though, the first-gen iPad could have been quite different. The […]


Computing, Hardware

Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro ad mocks Apple’s BackBook… wait, what?

March 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Intel made some serious waves recently by enlisting a familiar face from a hugely popular Apple ad campaign more than a decade old to essentially trash the latest MacBooks and iMacs, and now Microsoft is joining the party to hype […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple’s HomePod mini has a secret temperature sensor that’s not being used

March 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The original HomePod may have been discontinued, but Apple continues to sell the newer and more affordable HomePod mini which, according to a new report, has a hidden feature that nobody knew about. The HomePod mini’s temperature sensor could be […]


Privacy, Security

Mark Zuckerberg is now optimistic about Apple’s privacy changes to iOS 14

March 19, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Facebook has openly opposed and criticized Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature that is expected to fully roll out for iOS this spring. The privacy control will essentially put iPhone users in charge of whether they want to be tracked by […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple addresses WebKit vulnerability in latest iOS/iPadOS 14.4.1 update

March 9, 2021

Via: TechSpot

While many iPhone users would have expected a feature-focused iOS 14.5 update to drop – and discover that they won’t be able to change the default music player after all – Apple has instead released an important security fix with […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

iOS 15: Release date and expected new features

March 2, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

iOS 15 is expected to be revealed at Apple’s annual WWDC dev-centric summit, which would most certainly have an online keynote in store for us. As is tradition, we are certain that most all new features of iOS to be […]


Computing, Hardware

TSMC will produce 3nm chips by year’s end with Apple as its partner

March 2, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly moving ahead with production of 3nm wafers. According to Digitimes (paywalled, via PC Gamer), TSMC will be turning out 3nm risk production wafers by the end of 2021. During its worldwide technology symposium […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Xiaomi, not Apple or Samsung, ate up Huawei’s European market share last year

February 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The smartphone market as a whole experienced a massive downturn last year due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Europe was hit especially hard, and now Counterpoint Research has revealed how each brand endured. The iPhone 12 was Apple’s most […]


Mobile, Tablets

iPad Production Ready to Start in India, As Incentives Get Approved

February 24, 2021

Via: TabletNews

For the past few years, the Indian leadership has banked a lot on the idea of “made in India”, drawing various companies to the country. Names like Xiaomi, Google, Microsoft or Apple were drawn to the country with various tax […]