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Police Pull Over A Drunk Driver, Turns Out To Be A Self-Driving Car
In order to make self-driving cars work, these cars usually come with a host of sensors and cameras that attempt to “see” the road, analyze it, look out for obstacles, and so on. This is what helps self-driving cars stay in their lane and avoid getting into accidents. However, the tech is far from perfect yet, which is why in some cases, self-driving cars can behave a bit erratically.

iPhone 14 Could Come With A Massive Camera Upgrade
Apple’s iPhone cameras have always performed very well. Maybe not as good compared to some of the competition in some regards, but always good enough to keep customers satisfied. However, if there is one thing that Apple rarely competes on, it would be megapixel count, instead choosing to focus on other hardware and software aspects to boost its performance.

iPhone 15 Could Finally Ditch The Notch
Apple’s iPhone this year is expected to maintain the notch in its display. However, based on the leaked images we’ve seen, it will be smaller. There have been rumors that the notch could be here to stay for a while, but we might only need to put up with it for a couple more generations, or at least that’s what analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes.

Spotify Launches Their First Attempt At Hardware - The Car Thing
Companies like Apple and Google have been trying to get their foot in the door with regards to automotives by creating technologies like CarPlay and Android Auto. Neither company makes the hardware for it though, and instead rely on third-party companies to make the hardware while they supply the software.

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iPhone 11 Pro With Misaligned Logo Sells For $2,700
Society is a bit funny sometimes. When we receive a product that is not up to the quality or standards we expect from the company, we make a fuss about it. However, there is another part of society where these sorts of quality issues are actually welcome and accepted because it represents a rare occurrence.

HTC Reportedly Planning To Launch New 5G Smartphones This Year
On the smartphone front, HTC has been kind of quiet. The company hasn’t fully exited the market yet, and it seems that won’t be happening anytime soon either. This is according to a new report from DigiTimes who claims that HTC is apparently planning to return to the smartphone market later this year with new 5G phones.

Hasbro Unveils Optimus Prime Transformer Toy That Actually Transforms Itself
Growing up, the Transformers line of toys was incredibly appealing because of how cool the robots looked in the cartoons when they could transform themselves back and forth. Obviously the toys were a far cry from the cartoons in terms of self-transformation, but fast forward to today and it’s a whole different story.

This Could Be Our First Look At The Google Pixel Watch
For years, ever since Google launched Wear OS, many have wondered if Google could eventually launch their own brand of smartwatches. Those rumors have persisted for years, but that could change this year as Google is rumored to finally announce and launch their own Pixel-branded wearable.

T-Mobile Home Internet Is Finally Here. Legacy Providers Should Be Worried
We have been hearing about T-Mobile’s Home Internet for years now, but it is finally coming in a meaningful way to the market, thanks to 5G.The premise is excellent: customers can get fast broadband access without complex installations (drill holes in the wall), an affordable price, and outstanding reliability (when was the last time your 4G/5G was down?). Many legacy providers cannot say the same thing, especially those that are […]

This Tiny Washing Machine Will Clean Your Nasty Earbuds
True wireless headphones are all the rage these days. While they’re small and portable, one of the problems with them is that because they go into your ear, they can sometimes get crusted with your earwax and other dirty things, which is really gross if you think about it. So how do you clean them?

This Scam iOS App Is Earning $1 Million A Month
Apple has long argued that its walled garden approach with regards to its iOS App Store has been designed to provide users with the best and safest possible experience. We can certainly see the merits in such an argument, but at the same time, it has been pointed out that this isn’t always the case.

Spotify Rolls Out Hands-Free Digital Assistant For iOS And Android
A few years ago, it was discovered that Spotify was working on their own digital assistant similar to the likes of Siri and Google Assistant. Now it looks like that digital assistant got a bit smarter thanks to Spotify introducing a hands-free feature that lets users activate the assistant using a wake word.

Over 90% Of iPhones And iPads Are Running iOS 14
iOS 14 was released over seven months ago in 2020, and it seems that adoption of the latest major build of iOS is going pretty well because according to the data collected by Mixpanel, they have found that iOS 14’s adoption is over 90%. What this means is that over 90% of eligible iPhones and iPads have been updated to the latest version of iOS.

Alleged Full Screen iPad Mini 6 Shown Off In Mockup
Apple’s iPad mini is actually a rather perfect size. It’s small enough to make it easy to be brought around, but also big enough to make it comfortable for use when reading books, watching videos, surfing the web, and so on. Unfortunately, the design of the iPad mini is kind of dated compared to its larger and newer siblings.

IKEA And Sonos Are Working On Another Set Of Speakers
IKEA, a company many associate with affordable, nicely-designed furniture. However, in recent years, the company has started shifting towards other product categories, like speakers. In 2019, the company announced a partnership with Sonos which resulted in the Symfonisk line of speakers, and it looks like that collaboration is far from over.

Beware This WhatsApp Scam That Could Steal Your Account
Internet scams aren’t new and hopefully people have, over the years, gotten more educated and more aware about them. However, the reality is that people still fall for scams even today, but do be on the lookout for a new-ish WhatsApp scam that seems to be making its rounds these days.

Samsung Teams Up With Adidas For Special Version Of The Galaxy Buds Pro
If you love special or collector edition products, then you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently teamed up with Adidas over in South Korea. This team up has resulted in a special edition of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, where as you can see, they have been packaged to look like you’re buying a pair of sneakers, plus the carrying case has also been designed to look […]

Apple Silicon iMac Could Feature A Display Larger Than 27-inches
The largest computer offered by Apple at the moment is the 27-inch iMac, unless you count the 32-inch Pro Display XDR hooked up to another computer like the Mac mini or Mac Pro. However, that could change in the future, according to a tweet by leakster @l0vetodream (private) who claims Apple could launch an even bigger model.

Periscope Is Now Officially Dead
Back in the day when being able to create a live stream on your mobile device was a new thing, Periscope was one of the more popular options out there, so much so that Twitter decided to spend $100 million to buy the company. However, all good things need to come to an end, and Periscope is one of them.

You Might Be Able To Blow On Your Apple Watch To Interact With It In The Future
The Apple Watch can be interacted with by touching it or using Siri, but if Apple has their way, a future Apple Watch could actually accept commands if you were to blow on it. It sounds like an April Fools’ joke, but this is an actual patent that the folks at Patently Apply have come across in their research.