Microsoft Hints At xCloud Streaming Stick For TVs
Microsoft’s xCloud streaming service is playable on the PC, the Xbox console, and Android devices. These pretty much cover the majority of mediums that one can reasonably expect to game on, but what if you don’t own an Xbox but want to stream from your TV? Does it make sense for you to purchase a console and subscribe to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate just for it?

Testing Of AirTags Nearly Complete, On Track For November Launch
According to the latest rumors, Apple’s AirTags Bluetooth tracking accessory is said to be launching this November. Now according to a tweet by Jon Prosser, it looks like that launch date could indeed be on the mark because Prosser has heard that final testing for the AirTags is nearly complete.

This App Lets You Install Google Services Onto Huawei Phones
As many of you know, Huawei’s more recent smartphones do not come with Google Play Services installed on them due to the company being on the US Entity List. This prevents them from doing business with US companies, such as Google, however, there is some good news on that front.

Apple And Netflix Are Bidding Insane Amounts Of Money For James Bond ‘No Time To Die’
Until a vaccine can be found or a viable cure can be had for the coronavirus, it seems unlikely that a lot of activities will return to normal. One of those activities is going to the cinema, where even if cases are low, people might still be a bit worried or paranoid. As such, movie studios need to figure out a new way to release their shows.

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MagSafe Charges Older iPhones At Insanely Slow Speeds
At its core, Apple’s new MagSafe charger is really a wireless charging system. While it was designed for the iPhone 12 in mind, Apple does note that it will charge older iPhones that support wireless charging technology, but even then, it seems that even if you own an older iPhone, MagSafe might not be for you.

Woman Spends $3,000 On In-App Purchases, Then Sues Apple Over It
Apple does not allow gambling apps to exist on the App Store. However, it seems that while more explicit gambling apps are not allowed, some apps that feature gambling-like mechanics are allowed, which is the issue. Or at least it is an issue for Karen Workman, who has filed a lawsuit against Apple.

Nintendo Will Soon Start Selling Individual Joy-Cons For $40
If you wanted to buy a new Joy-Con to replace your current Joy-Con on your Nintendo Switch, you’d typically need to buy them in a pair, which is pretty expensive at $80, especially if you only need one. However, the good news is that according to a tweet by the company, it seems that they will soon start to sell Joy-Cons individually.

Apple Warns MagSafe Charger Could Leave Imprints On Your iPhone Case
If you plan on buying and using Apple’s new MagSafe charging system for the iPhone, you might want to take note that by using the new charger, it could actually leave imprints on your  iPhone’s leather case. This is according to a warning by Apple in a support document that mentions this potential issue.

iPhone 12’s Ceramic Shield Proves To Be Pretty Durable
One of the new hardware features Apple introduced to the iPhone 12 is a new glass cover that they developed with Corning that they’re calling Ceramic Shield. The company claims that this is more durable than previous iPhones. This sounds like marketing speak, but it turns out that they  were right.

Google Pixel 5 Camera ReviewEditor's Pick
The Google Pixel Series is one of the most powerful and trusted mobile camera brands on the market. With the Google Pixel 5 out on the market at a price of ~$699, let’s take a closer look at how its camera system performs in Day/Night/Ultrawide and Zoom photography and what Uber IQ Camera benchmark score it gets.

How To Turn On 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' On iPhone
One of the safety features Apple built into iOS is the ability to not be disturbed while you’re driving. If this sounds like a safety feature you’d like to enable, here’s how.

How To Block Someone On Twitter
If there’s someone on Twitter who’s harassing you or sending you unwanted DMs, you can block them and here’s how you can do it.

PS5 Will Come With Streaming Services Preinstalled
Back in the day, gaming consoles were designed to do just one thing, and that is to play games. These days, consoles are viewed as more than just for gaming, but for entertainment in general, which is why sometimes you can find apps that let you watch videos, chat with friends, and so on.

Future MacBooks Could Sport Resizable Virtual Trackpads
Pretty much all laptops come with trackpads. After all, without trackpads, how are users expected to use the cursor on the screen unless they bring their own external mouse, which is not very convenient or practical for everyone. The trackpad concept has been around for decades, but it seems that Apple wants to shake things up.

SanDisk Unveils A Wireless Charger That’s Also A Hard Drive
SanDisk is a company known for their memory products, like flash drives, memory cards, and so on. However, the company has since unveiled the Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync which as the name implies, is a wireless charger, but it also seems that the device comes with a built-in hard drive.

Google Reportedly Paid Apple As Much As $12 Billion To Be The iPhone’s Default Search
If you were to launch Safari on your iPhone or iPad and type a search query into the address bar, there’s a very, very good chance that it will default to Google. Sure, some of you might have set it differently, but for many, Google is more or less the default, and it turns out that Google paid Apple billions to keep it that way.

MagSafe Found To Charge 2x Slower Than Wired Charging
So while Apple’s AirPower charging mat might really be dead, the company isn’t done trying its hand at wireless charging, and so with the new iPhone 12, the company introduced MagSafe. This is a new magnetic wireless charging system developed by Apple that they claim faster than regular wireless chargers.

Apple Expected To Continue Using Qualcomm’s 5G Modems Until 2023
Recently it was confirmed that Apple is using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 modem in its new iPhones. There is the question of how long Apple plans to keep using Qualcomm’s tech? After all, the company did acquire Intel’s modem business for a good reason, so how long will Apple continue relying on Qualcomm for components?

Huawei Mate 40 Series Has Been Officially Announced
Right on schedule, it looks like Huawei has since officially announced their second flagship smartphone of the year that comes in the form of the Huawei Mate 40 series. This consists of three handsets that customers can choose from – the Huawei Mate 40, the Mate 40 Pro, and the Mate 40 Pro+.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Is Now Protected Against Robocalls
Robocalls are annoying as hell and are a waste of our time, but unfortunately they do happen from time to time. If you’re irritated by these incessant calls which are spam and you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 20, you’re in luck. This is because Samsung has since rolled out a new feature called Smart Call.

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