Spotify Patents A Tool To Help Prevent Songwriter Plagiarism
Given that there are only so many notes in music, it is possible that some songs could end up sounding similar to each other. In some instances, this has led to accusations of plagiarism which could get ugly real fast and cost a lot of money. To help musicians avoid this problem, it seems that Spotify has created a tool that can deal with that.

Facebook Is Deleting Pictures, Videos Uploaded From The PS4
If you thought that maybe keeping your photos and videos on Facebook might be a good way to preserve them and act as a backup, you might want to rethink that. This is because according to multiple user reports, it seems that Facebook has started to delete pictures and videos uploaded to its platform via the PS4.

An Even More Affordable MacBook Air Could Arrive In 2022
While Apple’s products in general aren’t known to be cheap, the company does put out some products every now and then that are actually quite value for money. The MacBook Air is one of those examples, where it might be more expensive than a lot of Windows laptops out there, the price-to-performance ratio is one that’s hard to argue against.

TikTok Is Testing Allowing Users To Upload Videos Up To 3 Minutes Long
One of TikTok’s appealing features is the ability to upload short videos to the platform, which means that users can watch multiple videos quickly and easily that gets to the point. The idea, presumably, is to drive consumption and engagement where users won’t get bored by watching videos that drag on for too long.

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Apple’s Incredibly Expensive MagSafe Duo Is Now Available For Purchase
When Apple announced its new iPhone 12s, the company brought back the MagSafe brand with some new magnet-based charging accessories. One of those accessories is the MagSafe Duo that will both charge an iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time, which we guess is the company’s alternative to its failed AirPower attempt.

Singapore Is The World’s First Country To Approve The Sale Of Lab-Grown Meat
When it comes to meat, there are some who are uncomfortable at the way we get our meat, where animals are basically raised for slaughter. There are also those who argue that our desire for the consumption of meat has led an increase in our overall carbon footprint. This has led to companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods to create semi-realistic plant-based substitutes.

iPhone 12 Users Are Experiencing Rapid Battery Drain Even On Standby
Batteries are kind of like our bodies, where if we exert a lot of energy doing tasks, we’ll get tired faster compared to if we just sat around doing nothing. This means that in theory, batteries in standby should last considerably longer than compared to if they were being actively used to run apps, take photos, watch videos, and so on.

M1 Mac Mini Running ARM Windows Outperforms Microsoft’s Surface Pro X
Right now, Apple’s M1 Mac computers do not support the running of virtualization software like Parallels or Boot Camp, which means that those looking to run Windows alongside macOS are out of luck, at least for now, and as far as official support is concerned. However, developer Alexander Graf managed to get the ARM version of Windows up and running.

This Bird Feeder Is All Kinds Of Smart
Sometimes when it comes to appreciating nature like animals, it might be best to observe and appreciate them from afar and in the wild. This is why things like bird feeders exist, where people get to enjoy watching birds go about their daily business without necessarily caging them up.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888: Everything You Need To Know
On the second day of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit, we finally had a “deep dive” Keynote that exposes many more details about the new Snapdragon 888 platform architecture that features several “first” in key industry areas.

How To Listen To Apple Music Offline
If you’re an Apple Music subscriber and would love to be able to listen to your music without an internet connection, here’s what you need to do.

Apple’s iPhone 12 IP68 Claims Certainly Live Up To The Hype
Apple’s iPhone 12 has been rated IP68 in terms of water and dust resistance, but how accurate are those claims? To find that out, the folks at CNET have decided to conduct what they claim is a “highly unscientific” test (but still entertaining and informative nonetheless) where they submerged the iPhone 12 in Lake Tahoe.

Reddit Reveals Daily Active User Count For The First Time Ever
One of the reasons why Reddit is as popular as it is is because it kind of solved the problem with internet forums. With internet forums, you’d have to go to various websites and try to find the one that’s suited to your needs and topics, and it might be hard to try and keep track of all of it.

iPhone 12 Has Trouble Maintaining Cellular Connectivity
Apple’s iPhone 12 series has been out for a while now, and it seems that there are some issues that users are running into. According to multiple user reports, it appears that they are having some problems with mobile connectivity, where the iPhone 12 seems to be dropping service unexpectedly for both LTE and 5G connections.

iOS 14.2 Supports 1080p FaceTime Video Calls On iPhone 8 And Newer
While the front-facing cameras of the iPhone has a high resolution sensor, for some reason, FaceTime calls did not take full advantage of it and instead capped the quality to 720p. However, if you were hoping for higher resolution video calls, you might want to update to iOS 14.2.

2021 Could See The End Of The Samsung Galaxy Note
There have been rumors swirling that Samsung might be getting ready to kill off the Galaxy Note series, and it seems that it will take place in 2021. This is according to a recent report from Reuters who claims that their sources have told them that there will not be a new Galaxy Note phone in 2021.

iOS Exploit Could Allow Hackers Remote Access To An iPhone Without The User’s Knowledge
Due to the complexity of platforms like iOS, which needs to manage the features of the software and the hardware, we imagine that there are probably some security flaws that the team at Apple might have missed, which is why every now and then, we come across a story that reports on one of these flaws.

Sony’s Visual Story Is A New Cloud Storage Service For Professional Photographers
One of the problems that professional photographers face when shooting in the field, like during a live event such as a wedding, is that there is always a chance that their cameras or memory cards can fail and all the photos that they’ve taken are lost. This is usually why wedding photographers work in teams and carry multiple cameras.

DeepMind AI Might Have Just Predicted How Proteins Fold And Form Their Shapes
Many of us are familiar with protein. It’s the thing we get when we consume certain foods, and it is also the building blocks of life where it helps with the formation of bones, muscles, skin, blood, and so on. While scientists have familiarized themselves with it, one of the mysteries is how it forms.

Apple Could Be Looking To Give The iPhone Even More Zoom
One of the interesting features we’ve seen come to smartphone cameras is a greater degree of optical zoom. In the past, zooming in with your smartphone usually comes in the form of digital zoom where it’s more like a crop of the image, which is why sometimes you lose the details when you zoom in.

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