People Are Accidentally Calling 911 With Their Apple Watches In Their Sleep
With Apple introducing sleep tracking with the Apple Watch, we imagine that this might have spurred more people to wear their watches to sleep. However, it seems that this in turn might have created a problem for local law enforcement because according to reports, people have been calling 911 in their sleep through the Apple Watch.

Weird iOS Bug Could Permanently Disable The iPhone’s WiFi
When you scan the area for WiFi networks to join, many names popup. These names are usually chosen by the owners of the network so sometimes you might come across some that are weird or funny. However, if you do come across a WiFi network that has the name “%p%s%s%s%s%n”, do not join it.

Texas Power Companies Have Been Remotely Raising Temperatures In People’s Homes
The joy of owning a smart home device is that you get to control it remotely, which is pretty cool. However, over in Texas, it seems that owning a smart thermostat also means that there is a good chance your power company could remotely control it and adjust the temperature without your knowledge.

Apple Wants To Put Air Conditioning Technology In Its VR Headset
The problem with wearables like headphones or headsets is that they aren’t always designed to be worn for extended periods of time and can get uncomfortable. However, Apple is looking into ways to make them more comfortable, at least based on a patent discovered by AppleInsider pertaining to the company’s rumored VR headset.

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Satechi Launches New Aluminum Keyboard For Mac
Are you not a fan of Apple’s Magic Keyboard for its Mac computers? Maybe yours is getting a bit long in the tooth and you need a replacement and you don’t want to pay Apple prices. If that is the case, you might be interested to learn that Satechi has recently announced its new X2 wireless keyboard for the Mac.

You Can Now Customize Your Xbox Controllers Once Again
Back in 2016, Microsoft launched the Xbox Design Lab. This is a service that basically lets users order customized Xbox gaming controllers, but the company later put it on hold. The good news is that if you managed to get your hands on the Xbox Series X/S and want a customized controller, the Xbox Design Lab is back.

AppleCare+ Just Got Cheaper For The M1 MacBook Air And MacBook Pro
If you need extended warranty for your Apple device, AppleCare+ is the answer. However, it isn’t always the cheapest and it’s kind of like buying insurance – you’ll be glad you bought it when you need it, but it can sometimes be a bit of a tough pill to swallow given its pricing, but there is some good news on that front.

New Report Suggests That Apple Is Leading The Market For 5G Smartphones
When Android handset makers were busy churning out 5G handsets a year ahead of Apple, many were wondering if Apple’s decision to come to the party late would have a negative impact. It turns out that it didn’t matter because according to a new report from Strategy Analytics, Apple is currently not just leading, but dominating the 5G smartphone market.

The Tamagotchi Is Making A Comeback, But This Time As A Smartwatch
When the Tamagotchi toy first launched back in the late 1990s, it was a hit amongst kits and adults around the world, but like most toys, it eventually faded into obscurity. However, over the years, we’ve seen the folks at Bandai try to revive it by launching it in smartphone format or by relaunching the actual toy.

Criminals Have Found A More Lucrative Reason To Steal iPhones
In the past when iPhones first came out, it wasn’t uncommon to hear about people stealing them. This is because of the value iPhones hold where the thieves could usually resell them for a decent amount of money. However, with all the safety and security features Apple has since put into iOS, it is no longer quite as lucrative.

Google’s Statement On Its Wear Platform Eligibility Has Us Worried
When Google and Samsung announced at Google I/O 2021 that they would be collaborating on a revamped Wear OS platform that would combine the best of Wear OS and Tizen, it sounded like a good thing. The new Wear platform would bring about improvements to battery life, performance, health capabilities, and more.

GTA Online Will Shut Down For PS3, Xbox 360 At The End Of 2021
GTA 5 is an old game, but the folks at Rockstar have managed to keep milking the series with GTA Online. This allows GTA gamers to continue enjoying the game with their friends online, kind of like an MMO of sorts. Unfortunately for those who are still playing on the PS3 or Xbox 360, the fun is coming to an end.

Facebook Will Let Group Admins Slow Down Comments
There are certain topics that just seem to ignite a lot of passion and debate. While a healthy debate with facts and logic is fine, it’s not always the case online where things can quickly spiral out of control. These types of situations can make a Facebook group admin’s life quite difficult, which is why Facebook is introducing new tools to help.

How To Take A Scrolling Screenshot On Android
Want to take scrolling screenshots on Android? Want to capture and preserve websites in case it ever gets taken down? Then read on to find out the various ways you can go about taking scrolling screenshots on Android.

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 4 : RTX A5000 + Next-Gen Webcam
Lenovo has updated its ThinkPad P-Series with a brand new ThinkPad P1 Gen 4, ThinkPad P15, and ThinkPad P17. Since we have reviewed the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3, this new version is of particular interest as it brings significant improvements to a user experience I’m familiar with.

Amazon To Lower Its Appstore Fees For Smaller Developers
Right now, Apple is in a bit of a spot where they are battling Epic in a lawsuit over the App Store’s fees. However, that’s not the end of it as US lawmakers are also looking into laws that could force Apple to sell off their App Store. For the most part, Amazon has remained largely unscathed as far as this issue is concerned, so it’s not surprising that they […]

Facebook Will Be Launching Podcasts Feature Next Week
Podcasts have been around for a while now, although we guess during the pandemic, people have started to get more into it as a way of entertaining themselves and others online. This is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Facebook could be looking to get in on the action as well.

Apple Might Soon Start Selling iPhones At LG’s Stores In Korea
While Apple and LG are partners for certain aspects of the business, they are also rivals. Both companies do create competing products ranging from devices like laptops to smartphones. However, as you might recall, LG announced earlier this year that they would be exiting the smartphone market, and Apple might be looking to swoop in on some prime real estate.

Apple Exec Sees Potential In AirPods With Health Tracking Features
Apple’s AirPods at the moment are essentially just wireless earphones. The Pro version comes with active noise cancelling features, but other than that, they’re not particularly unique. However, we have heard that maybe in 2022, Apple could launch a new model that could come with fitness and health tracking capabilities.

iOS 15 Will Introduce A New ‘Walking Steadiness’ Feature
One of the features Apple introduced to the Apple Watch a few years ago was fall detection. This is a feature that can detect when the wearer has fallen down and will attempt to call for help on their behalf, but what if Apple could predict when you might be going to fall? That way you might be better prepared and might suffer from fewer injuries as a result.

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