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.

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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.

14-inch And 16-inch MacBook Pros To Come With Mini LED Displays
For a while now it has been rumored that Apple could be working on a 14-inch MacBook Pro and according to the latest rumors from DigiTimes, it seems that the 14-inch MacBook Pro could be coming later this year. It is expected to be launched alongside the refresh of the 16-inch model where both models could sport mini LED displays.

HP Announces Their Plan To Acquire Gaming Accessory Maker HyperX
When it comes to gaming related peripherals and accessories, HyperX is one of the brands that we’re sure you’ve come across. Now assuming that everything goes according to plan and regulators give their stamp of approval, HyperX could soon be owned by computer maker HP, giving the company a foothold in the gaming accessory market.

New Prototype COVID-19 Test Can Deliver Results Three Times Faster
Right now, the gold-standard test for COVID-19 is the PCR test. This is usually favored more than the rapid testing kits (RTK) as they have been found to be more accurate. However, the downside to PCR tests is that they usually take a while for results to come back as they have to be sent to a lab for analysis.

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How Do I shoot in RAW On My iPhone
Want to take RAW photos on your iPhone? Maybe you own an iPhone 12, or maybe you own an older iPhone, but don’t worry as this guide will show you how to capture photos in RAW.

Apple’s 2021 Redesigned iMacs Will Be Available In Multiple Colors
Apple’s products tend to go for a more monochromatic look. This has helped their products stay relevant in terms of design for long periods of time, but some have criticized it as being a bit boring and drab. However, the good news is that Apple could be looking to bring some of their old design languages back.

Belkin Working On Accessory That Will Give Speakers AirPlay 2 Connectivity
When choosing audio equipment like speakers, sometimes users need to decide between choosing speakers that have great audio quality, and speakers with more modern features like wireless connectivity and so on. However, Belkin seems to be working on an accessory that will let users have the best of both worlds.

BioWare Just Cancelled Their Plans For An Anthem Redesign
The initial release of BioWare’s Anthem did not go as well as the company would have liked. However, in 2020, they announced that they would be trying to rectify the problems by giving the game a redesign and overhaul. If you were hoping to see this game launched anytime soon, you should probably give up.

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