Apple Reminds Us That The AirTags Aren’t Meant To Track Children Or Pets
After a lot of rumors are seemingly “delayed” launches, just a few days ago, Apple’s AirTags were officially announced. The accessory, much like other tracking accessories, can be used to keep track of things like keys, your bags, and so on, but what about using it to track your kid’s whereabouts, or maybe your pet?

Twitch Introduces Threaded Replies To Chat
If you’ve ever seen a popular Twitch streamer’s stream, then you  might see how crazy the chat can get. This is because users are essentially talking with the steamer and each other in real-time, so messages fly by really quickly. This means that if your questions and replies could get lost if you aren’t fast enough.

Apple Looking Into Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitoring
Medical technology has come a very long way where these days, it’s easy to buy medical devices that you can use in your own home, like a blood pressure monitor. However, the problem with these devices is that they can be bulky and require a cuff, meaning that if you don’t have the device with you, you can’t measure your blood pressure.

Apple Insists They Have No Plans To Merge The iPad And Mac Together
Apple’s latest iPad Pro comes with an M1 chipset. This is the same chipset used to power other Apple computers like the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and more recently, the brand new 24-inch iMac. This has led some to wonder what this could mean? Could it be that Apple is looking to merge its iPad and Macs together?

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The New Siri Remote Lacks An Accelerometer And Gyroscope
A couple of days ago, Apple introduced an upgraded Apple TV 4K that comes with upgraded internals and also a brand new Siri Remote. This remote does away with the slippery trackpad like surface and comes with more buttons that will make it easier to use, but internally, it seems to have done away with other hardware components as well.

The Nubia RedMagic Watch Is Now Available For $100
Smartwatches can be expensive if you want the higher-end models with all the fancy hardware and features, but if you just need the basics, then you might be pleased to learn that Nubia’s RedMagic Watch is now available for purchase in the US, UK, and Europe where it is priced at a relatively affordable $100.

iOS 15 Could Introduce A Redesign iPad Home Screen
The problem with Apple’s iPad at the moment is that despite the company’s attempts at trying to turn it into some kind of productivity powerhouse, the UI is simply not cut out for it. This is because iPadOS is still based on iOS which was designed with smartphones in mind and not computers.

Google Maps Update Will Now Give Drivers The Most Fuel Efficient Routes
One of the reasons why people use Google Maps is because they need to get to their destination in the shortest time possible. However, and it might seem a bit unintuitive, the fastest route might not always be the shortest route. This is because the fastest route might put you on a highway that might be a longer distance, but because of the lack of traffic, you might actually reach […]

Sony’s PlayStation Plus Could Be Getting A Video Service
If you want to be able to play online games on your PlayStation console, chances are you might have already subscribed to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service. While this is more or less mandatory for online play, you could soon be getting a bit more value for your money in the form of videos.

Google Meet Will Get Background Replacement Videos
Video conferencing software isn’t new, although with the pandemic in 2020, it certainly was used a lot more. This led to various developers stepping up in terms of features offered by their software, and recently, Google has announced some changes and new features that they are bringing to Google Meet, such as background replacement videos.

Brydge 12.9 MAX+ iPad Pro Keyboard Case Launched
Given the size of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and also its performance capabilities, it can in some cases actually act as a laptop replacement. This of course varies depending on what you need from a computer, but for typing up documents and emails, it’s more than capable of doing that, especially with accessories like Apple’s Magic Keyboard.

Apple’s New Touch ID Keyboard Is Only Compatible With M1 Macs
Yesterday, Apple announced their brand new 24-inch iMac and alongside the new computer, they also unveiled a new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID built into it. The keyboard is currently only available if you buy the new iMac as Apple doesn’t appear to be interested in selling it separately, at least for now.

New MacBook Pros With XDR Displays Launching This Year
Apple’s laptops have been using LCDs for the longest time, but that could change later this year when the company is rumored to be launching new 14-inch and 16-inch models that could feature XDR displays, which is the branding that Apple seems to be using to refer to mini LED display technology, as evidenced in the company’s latest iPad Pros.

AliveCor Seeks To Ban The Apple Watch Over ECG Feature
One of the health monitoring features that Apple introduced to its smartwatch in the recent years is an ECG monitoring tool. This is built into the watch itself and does not require that users purchase additional hardware or attachments for it to work. However, Apple was not the first to introduce a wearable version of an ECG.

2021 MacBook Pro May Ditch The Touch Bar
A few years ago, Apple introduced the Touch Bar to its MacBook Pro laptops. The feature was meant to be a game changer in terms of laptop design and functionality, but it kind of fell flat. In fact, recent rumors have suggested that for future MacBook Pro models, Apple might end up ditching the feature.

Sabrent Thunderbolt 3 DS-TH3C Docking Station Review
More people use laptops as their primary home and work computers. With ultrafast connectivity like Thunderbolt (TB) becoming mainstream, the case for TB Docking Stations has never been stronger. People can now turn their laptops into a fixed workstation with multiple external monitors, vast storage, and even external GPU by connecting a single cable.Important: this dock is a Thunderbolt 3 device, and will not function at a lower speed if […]

How To Send Self-Destructing, Self-Expiring Emails With Gmail
Google has a feature that lets you send emails that can self-destruct or expire based on a time you choose. This is great if you don’t want to leave behind traces of your correspondence for privacy purposes.

How To Delete Your WhatsApp Account
Are you no longer interested in using WhatsApp? Maybe you want to migrate to a different service, but before you do, maybe you should delete your WhatsApp account. If you’re not sure how to delete your WhatsApp account, then read on to find out.

Apple Claims They Are Now Selling More M1 Macs Than Intel-Based Models
Late last year, Apple finally launched their first wave of Mac computers powered by the M1 Apple Silicon chipset. This is part of Apple’s two-year plan in which they will make the full transition to Apple Silicon in place of Intel, and it seems to be a strategy that is working out well for the company.

Amazon Brings Palm Scanning Payment System To Whole Foods
Last year, Amazon announced the Amazon One program which is basically Amazon trying to make palm scanning/recognition as a new method of contactless payments. As the world is still in the midst of the pandemic, contactless payments have become even more popular than ever as it means being able to avoid contact with items such as notes and coins.

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