iPad Pro With M1-Like Chipset Could Be Launching This Year
For Apple’s iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, the company uses its A-series of chipsets. This has been that way for years now, but apparently with the upcoming iPad Pro refresh, that could change. This is according to a video from Mark Gurman over at Bloomberg who hinted at a processor change for the iPad Pro refresh.

2022’s iPhone Could Transition From A Notch To A Hole-Punch Cutout
While other handset makers have transitioned away from the notch design, Apple has continued to use it in their iPhones. However, it seems that the notch won’t be going away anytime soon. In fact, in 2022, Apple is still expected to continue to use it but they might change its design to the hole-punch camera cutout.

Woman Buys iPhone 12 Pro Max, Gets Apple Flavored Yogurt Instead
When you buy something online, you usually expect that when you do receive it, you get what you were supposed to. Unfortunately for a woman in China named Liu, it seems that the $1,500 iPhone 12 Pro Max she had ordered online turned out to be very different, where she ended up receiving a box of apple flavored yogurt instead.

Netflix Is Creating A Terminator Animated Series
To date, there have been many movies made around the Terminator franchise. There has also been TV series made based on it, but if you’re a fan and you’re hoping for more, you’re in luck because Netflix has recently announced that they will be developing a new animated series also based on Terminator.

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Apple Testing Ways For A Portless iPhone To Recover Data
We have been hearing rumors that Apple could be looking to develop a portless iPhone. Such a device would be interesting as it would mean that all connections to it would be wireless, such as connecting headphones and also charging. It would also make the phone more water-resistant as there would be one less port for water to get into.

OnePlus Has A Trio Of Smartphones And A Smartwatch Planned For March
It is largely expected that in the coming weeks, OnePlus will be launching their new flagship phones for 2021 in the form of the OnePlus 9 series. The series will most likely include the regular OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro, but apparently for this year, that will be a bit different, according to tipster Ishan Agarwal who shared the information with 91mobiles.

Microsoft Testing 1080p Streaming For Xbox Game Pass
Due to the fact that games contain a lot of textures and elements, streaming them would require you to have a pretty decent internet connection as the transfer of data might be quite large. This is why for the most part, game streaming services tend to stream at lower resolutions to help ensure a smoother experience.

The CIA Once Had A Robotic Spy Catfish Called Charlie
If you saw a fish swimming in the lakes or rivers or the sea, chances are you probably wouldn’t think twice about it being there. We can only assume that is one of the reasons why a couple of decades ago, the CIA actually created a robotic catfish, which they called Charlie, and used it for intel gathering operations.

Weird Bug Stops M1 Mac Users From Downloading iOS Apps
To help combat the lack of native apps available for the M1 platform, Apple has allowed M1 Mac users to download iOS apps assuming that the developer has made the option available for their app. However, it seems that some users are encountering issues with this where they are unable to download iOS apps from the Mac App Store.

Oppo Shows Off Its Own True Wireless Charging Technology
Earlier in January, Xiaomi and Motorola both took the wraps off their own true wireless charging technology, and it seems that Oppo doesn’t want to miss out on the fun as the company has since shown off its very own wireless charging technology as well. This was unveiled at the MWC Shanghai 2021 event where the company debuted the Oppo Wireless Air Charging technology.

Sony PS5 Update This Summer Will Allow Users To Expand On Internal Storage
Right now, the Sony PS5 has a storage issue where due to the size of the games, gamers pretty much can only store a few games at a time before they run out of space. To make matters worse, there is currently no M.2 NVMe drives that Sony has whitelisted that supports the PS5, which leaves players in a bit of a bind.

Twitter Announces New Paid Super Followers Feature
For a while now, Twitter has been trying to find ways to monetize itself, and it seems that they might have figured out how with a new paid feature called Super Followers. With this new feature, Twitter users can charge their followers a fee in which it would give them access to additional content, like tweets, photos, videos and more.

Twitter To Introduce Automatic Blocking And Muting Of Abusive Accounts
If someone is sending you harassing or abusive messages on Twitter, you can block them. Unfortunately, this is a manual method and if you’re someone with a lot of followers, this could be a rather tedious process, but that will change soon as Twitter will be automatically blocking and muting those people for you.

Woman Earns $3,000 In Donations While Streaming Herself Sleeping
Twitch is a popular platform where people can live stream themselves doing all kinds of things (within ToS, of course). Usually we associate Twitch with gaming, but there are other categories as well. More recently though, a streamer called Wang Yiming from Taiwan has made waves when her stream of her sleeping managed to net her $3,000 in donations.

Paramount+ Will Go Live March 4 For $9.99 A Month
If you’re looking for another streaming service to subscribe to, then you might be interested to learn that ViacomCBS has since announced that their Paramount+ service will be launching on the 4th of March. This new service will be priced at $9.99 a month and will give users access to a bunch of shows from various brands and studios.

Facebook Launches New Ads To Convince You That Tracking Is A Good Thing
It’s no surprise that Facebook isn’t thrilled with the various privacy changes that Apple has implemented and plans to implement. So much so that the company has since published a video ad in which they seem to want to try and convince the public that tracking users and their activity for personalized ads is actually a good thing.

Apple Store In France Now Shows iPhone And Mac Repairability Scores
Want to know how easy it is to repair the iPhone or Mac that you bought? If you do, then you might need to turn to websites like iFixit who regularly conduct teardowns to see how repairable a device is. However, it seems that over in the Apple Store in France, they are actually displaying repairability scores.

Apple Is Teaching Siri How To Better Understand Atypical Speech
The problem with digital assistants is that they listen to every word you tell it. This means that if you stutter or stammer halfway through your command, it will pick up on that and will spit back errors or the wrong information. This can be rather annoying, but Apple is working on a fix for that with Siri.

Latest macOS Update Will Prevent USB Hubs From Damaging MacBooks
No thanks to Apple killing all the legacy ports in its MacBook lineup, users have since had to resort to dongles, adapters, and USB hubs to get some functionality back. Unfortunately, some third-party USB hubs have been found to be causing issues with MacBooks to the point where some users have actually ended up with bricked laptops.

Sony Could Be Developing A 1-inch Camera Sensor For Smartphones
In case you didn’t know, Sony actually provides a lot of smartphone companies with camera sensors. This means that while these companies might use different lenses and software, the core hardware powering their cameras comes from Sony, and it seems that Sony could be working on something big.

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