Spotify Launches New ‘Premium Duo’ Shared Plan
When it comes to music streaming at home, Spotify knows that there are probably more than one person who might want to stream. This is why the company has a family plan that groups users together into the same plan at a cheaper cost than individual plans. However, what if it is just you and your partner?

More Confirmation That The iPhone 12 Will Not Ship With Accessories
When you buy a smartphone, you can reasonably expect that it will come with a pair of earphones and also a charger. These are the basic accessories that are typically bundled with the majority of smartphones, but Apple is expected to turn things on their head by doing away with them completely.

Apple’s First Retina MacBook Pro Is Now Officially Obsolete
We’re not sure how many of you remember, but it has been about 8 years since Apple first introduced the Retina MacBook Pro. For those who do remember and for those who are actually still using it today, you might want to take note that the laptop has now been listed as officially obsolete.

Apple Watch’s ECG Saves A Doctor From Critical Heart Disease
Over the years ever since the Apple Watch was introduced, we’ve been hearing various stories of how the device has saved the lives of many of its users by alerting them to potential heart issues. This allowed the wearer to seek out medical treatment early, which as a result potentially saved many lives in the process.

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Marshall Unveils New Water-Resistant Emberton Bluetooth Speaker
For the most part, our electronics hate water which is why sometimes taking a Bluetooth speaker to the beach or to the pool might not necessarily be the best of ideas. However, if you’re looking for a speaker that has the ability to withstand water, then Marshall’s latest Emberton speakers might be worth checking out.

Production Of The iPhone 12 Has Been Delayed Again
Apple typically launches new iPhones in September. However, this year there have been rumors suggesting that the iPhone 12 could be delayed to either October or November, but there have also been reports to suggest that the phone’s launch is apparently still on track for a launch in September.

WhatsApp Just Announced A Bunch Of Fun And Convenient Updates
WhatsApp has become more or less the de facto messenger service for many. However, while it is extremely popular, it does not necessarily mean that it is the best, and that there are other messaging apps that do come with better features, but the good news is that it looks like WhatsApp will be getting some of them now.

The iPhone 12 Might Not Come With A 120Hz Display After All
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max could come with 120Hz displays. This is certainly pretty exciting if the rumors are true, but according to Ross Young of Display Supply Chain Consultants, he claims to have heard from his contacts that this is not true.

Unannounced iMac Spotted On Geekbench
Many were hoping that Apple would use WWDC as an opportunity to announce new iMacs. That did not happen, but it does not mean that the company will not be updating its iMac lineup. In fact, according to a sighting on Geekbench, it appears that Apple is testing out an unannounced iMac.

Classic ‘Worms’ Has Been Reimagined As A Battle Royale Game
Team17’s “Worms” is an extremely classic game that many gamers enjoyed back in the day. Now it looks like the game has since been reimagined in the popular battle royale genre and will be launching on both the PS4 and PS5 in late 2020 in the form of “Worms Rumbles”.

Polar’s New Fitness Smartwatch Is Aimed At Fitness Beginners
Many smartwatches and fitness trackers come with the ability to help you track your workouts, like when you run, when you swim, and so on. But what if you’re a complete beginner when it comes to working out and to wearables in general? This is an area that Polar is hoping to address with its new fitness smartwatch, the Polar Unite.

New Mac Ransomware Discovered Spreading Through Pirated Programs
Listen, it’s never a good idea to download pirated software, but yet people do. There are many reasons for this, first of all it’s illegal. Secondly, because the source you’re downloading it from might not necessarily be trusted, and there could be some changes made that would hide malicious files inside of the installation.

Google Sheets Just Got A Lot Smarter With Formula Suggestions
Like most spreadsheet software, Google Sheets lets users enter various formulas to help calculate things and also fill up text fields. Users will also be able to populate fields by dragging the formula across various fields to make things quicker and easier, but it isn’t always very smart.

Stadia Controller Will Now Work Wirelessly On Android Devices
While wired controllers on home consoles is acceptable, it is a bit strange when it comes to mobile because it means that it makes it less portable and a bit more clunky when setting it up. Oddly enough, wireless support for Google’s Stadia controller for Android devices was not available at launch, but that has changed.

3D Printed Plant-Based Steaks Could Arrive In 2021
For meat-lovers who are looking for vegan alternatives, it used to be rather difficult to find. Sure, one could argue that food such as mushrooms were a decent substitute as certain species like the portobello mushroom can provide a “meaty” texture, but we all know that it isn’t quite the same.

Apple Stops Development On Apple Arcade Games That Aren’t Engaging Enough
Mobile games these days tend to adopt the free-to-play model where the game is free to download and play, but if players want to advance in the game or if they want certain features or boosts, they’ll have to pay for it. This can be a bit annoying as gamers just want to play without necessarily paying more for it.

YouTube TV Sees A Price Hike, Will Now Cost $65 A Month
When YouTube TV first launched back in 2017, the company announced that a subscription would cost customers $35 a month. However, fast forward about 3 years later, YouTube has instituted yet another price hike where the monthly cost of a subscription to the service will now cost $65.

Nintendo’s President Apologizes For Joy-Con Drift Issues
While the Nintendo Switch has been very well received, it does not mean that it did not come with its fair share of problems. In fact, later in its life, gamers were starting to discover issues with their Joy-Con controllers in the form of drifting. This is where despite the gamer not touching or moving the controls, the game would register it as a movement.

Microsoft Edge Found To Be Importing Data Before Users Give It Permission
Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser has started to roll out to users, and we imagine that given how much of a memory hog Google’s Chrome browser is, some users might be looking to make the switch. To make things easier for users, Microsoft has given users the option to import their browser data from other browsers to Edge.

Facebook Shows Off An Ultra-Thin Pair Of VR Glasses
Due to all the components needed in order to make virtual reality functional, pretty much all the VR headsets we’ve seen tend to be rather big and bulky and not exactly portable. However, over at Facebook Reality Labs, the company has shown off a proof-of-concept pair of VR glasses that look like a pair of regular glasses.

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