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The New iPad Pro Has Better PlayStation Controller Support Than PS4 - IGN

The newest iPad Pro not only features Apple's own M1 processor, but it also supports both the latest Xbox Series X/S controllers and the...
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Apple iMac 2021 announced with new vibrant colours, M1 chip

The new Apple iMac features an updated design for the first time since 2012. Here’s all you need to know about the refreshed all-in-one PC.
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Lost AirTag can be read by any other NFC-enabled iPhone or Android device

After numerous rumors, Apple finally introduced AirTag during today’s special event. Apple’s item tracker works based on the...
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Teaching Children To Play Chess Found To Decrease Risk Aversion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: A trio of researchers from Monash University and Deakin University has found that teaching children to play chess can reduce their aversion to risk. In their paper published in Journal of Development Economics, Asad Islam, Wang-Sheng Lee and Aaron Nicholas describe studying the impact of learning chess on 400 children in the U.K. The researchers found that most of the children experienced a decrease in risk aversion in a variety of game playing ...
Tags: Tech, Deakin University, Monash University, Journal of Development Economics Asad Islam, Wang Sheng Lee, Aaron Nicholas


YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets 'Freedom Expression' Award Sponsored By YouTube

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Newsweek: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a "Free Expression" award from the Freedom Forum Institute in a virtual ceremony sponsored by YouTube, an online video platform owned by Google. On Thursday, YouTube creator Molly Burke presented Wojcicki with the accolade in a video shared to the platform. "I'm so excited to be here tonight to present Susan Wojcicki with the Free Expression award. As the CEO of YouTube, Susan is facing some of the most critic...
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Apple's iOS 14.5 update lands next week

Apple unveiled a slew of new products at its annual Spring launch on Tuesday, but waited until after the event to announce big changes coming to software for iPhones and iPads "next week."
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Amazon Is Giving Away 10 Free Kindle eBooks for World Book Day (Until April 24)

FYI: You can download 10 free international ebooks as part of Amazon’s free giveaway for World Book Day. Writes CNET: World Book Day is on April 23 and to celebrate the day, alternatively referred to as World Book and Copyright Day or International Day of the Book, Amazon is  giving away 10 Kindle ebooks  from around the world. You must have an Amazon account to download them and a Kindle, Amazon Fire tablet or the Kindle app on a smartphone, tablet or PC to read them, but there don’t appear to...
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Apple Announces New Apple TV 4K With Redesigned Siri Remote

The new Apple TV sports a more powerful A12 Bionic chip that lets it play HDR video at higher frame rates. It also comes equipped with a redesigned Siri remote. The Verge reports: The new Siri remote has an iPod-style scroll wheel, a five-way click pad, touch controls, a mute button, and a power button that can turn your TV on and off. Meanwhile, the Siri button is now on the side of the remote, and Apple says that the voice assistant now works on Apple TV in Austria, Ireland, and New Zealand, i...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Tech, Apple TV, New Zealand, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Austria Ireland, Apple TV HD Apple


MI5 Warns of Spies Using LinkedIn To Trick Staff Into Spilling Secrets

According to the United Kingdom's Security Service, known as MI5, hostile states are creating fake LinkedIn profiles to trick users into spilling secrets. The BBC reports: At least 10,000 UK nationals have been approached by fake profiles linked to hostile states, on the professional social network LinkedIn, over the past five years, according to MI5. "Malicious profiles" are being used on "an industrial scale," the security agency's chief, Ken McCallum, said. A campaign has been launched to edu...
Tags: UK, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Bbc, BBC News, United Kingdom, Security Service, Ken McCallum


Daily Crunch: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more

Apple announces new devices, Amazon opens a hair salon and Venmo adds cryptocurrency support. This is your Daily Crunch for April 20, 2021. The big story: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more Apple revealed a bunch of new products at its press event today. As expected, there’s going to be a new iPad Pro that’s supposed to represent a 50% performance increase over the previous model, with pricing starting at $799 for an 11-inch model. In addition, Apple announced a redesigned Podcast ap...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, London, Microsoft, India, US, Tech, Paypal, Netflix, House, Brazil, Tom Brady, Ipad Pro, Venmo, Salesforce Ventures


Everything Apple announced at its April 2021 iPad and iMac event event

Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ 2021 event was full of interesting announcements, including some long-awaited ones (AirTags!) and some welcome surprises (rainbow iMacs!). Let’s dive into the best of the new. Colorful iMacs Although we knew iPads were expected at the event, the biggest announcement was arguably the unveiling of a new suite of iMacs with a sleeker, thin-bezel design and, most importantly, a whole array of colors. I mean, just look at these things! I’m very excited that colorful desktop co...
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Concept Audi A6 E-Tron Has Headlights That Can Project Video Games

Audi has revealed its all-electric A6 E-tron concept, a luxury sedan that will come packed with tech including the ability to project video games on to a wall. Tom's Guide reports: The A6 E-tron, which was unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021 today, is built on the new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) chassis architecture that Audi is developing in collaboration with Porsche. And though a production version of the car isn't likely to be available until later in 2022, its development is well under way; ...
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All the electric vehicles that stood out at the Shanghai Auto Show

The 19th annual Shanghai Auto Show delivered a bevy of electric and tech-centric vehicles this year. Chinese, European and U.S. automakers showed off their latest offerings in every price segment, from the budget-minded ​​Wuling Hong Guang Mini via a joint venture between SAIC Motor Corp., General Motors Co. and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co. to the luxury Mercedes EQS  — and everything in between. Several automakers touted the capabilities of their driver assistance systems, using terminology that s...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Japan, China, Tech, Tesla, Hungary, Automotive, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Toyota, Getty, Volkswagen, North America


Venmo to Allow Customers to Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrencies

PayPal on Tuesday will begin allowing select customers of its Venmo app to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies as consumers increasingly look for ways to pile into the digital assets. Bloomberg reports: The firm will make it available to all the app's users, who number more than 70 million, within the next few weeks. For now, Venmo is allowing customers to trade in just four types of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. Users will also have the ability to share their cr...
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New Siri Remote Doesn't Have U1 Chip and Won't Work With Find My

The newly redesigned Siri Remote, which will be sold alongside the updated Apple TV 4K and is also available on a standalone basis, does not have a built-in U1 chip and does not appear to be compatible with the Find My app. There is no U1 ultra wideband chip listed in the specs for the ‌Siri‌ Remote, nor is there a mention of the ‌Find My‌ app, and now Apple has confirmed to The Verge that it's not an oversight -- the remote does not have a U1 chip. Ahead of the launch of the new 4K Apple TV...
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Advertisers are gearing up for live events again

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter. I'm Lucia Moses, deputy editor, and this week in advertising and media news:Advertisers bet on live events; And Omnicom ups its data pitch.If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. First up: Don't miss our webinar this Thursday on the future of ad targeting featuring execs from Mars Petcare, The Trade Desk, R/GA, and The Washington Post. Details here. Eli Joshua Ade/HBO Advertisers are banking on live e...
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How to Disable an Unknown AirTag Found Moving With You to Prevent Being Tracked

Apple's new AirTag item tracker lets you easily track things like your keys, wallet, purse, backpack, luggage, and more. AirTags have a small, circular design with a white side and a polished stainless steel side with an Apple logo. AirTag has been designed to discourage unwanted tracking. If you are an iPhone or iPad user, the built-in Find My app will notify you if an unknown AirTag is seen moving with you over time by displaying an "AirTag Found Moving With You" message on the screen. Even...
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We seem to have materialized in a universe in which Barney the Purple Dinosaur is designing iPhones for Apple

Is there a back button for reality? Apple’s CEO Tim Cook announced a bunch of colorful iThings on Tuesday, including iMac desktop computers in rainbow shades, its most powerful iPad device yet, and – gasp – a purple iPhone.…
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Apple Event 2021: Everything Apple Announced at Its 'Spring Loaded' Event in Just 6 Minutes

Apple today held its first event of 2021, and it was one of the most exciting events that we've seen in some time. Apple announced a whole slew of new products, including an M1 iMac, an ‌M1‌ iPad Pro, a refreshed 4K Apple TV, and the long-awaited AirTags. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. It took Apple an hour to introduce all of the new devices during its virtual "Spring Loaded" event, but we've recapped all of the announcements in just six minutes for our read...
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Everything Apple Announced at Today's 'Spring Loaded' Event in Just 6 Minutes

Apple today held its first event of 2021, and it was one of the most exciting events that we've seen in some time. Apple announced a whole slew of new products, including an M1 iMac, an ‌M1‌ iPad Pro, a refreshed 4K Apple TV, and the long-awaited AirTags. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. It took Apple an hour to introduce all of the new devices during its virtual "Spring Loaded" event, but we've recapped all of the announcements in just six minutes for our read...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Hdmi, Sdk, Belkin, MacRumors YouTube, New Apple, First Time Apple, Congress Make, April 2021 event, Seven Color Options Apple, USB C Cable Apple Continuing, AirTags Holders Apple TV Apple, Bionic Chip and Upgraded Siri Remote New Apple, YouTube Introductory Videos Shared


AirPods 3, M1 Mac Pro, HomePod Soundbar and more: Everything we didn't get at Apple's Spring Loaded event

Apple unveiled an upgraded Apple TV, AirTags, new M1 iMacs and two new iPad Pros. But here's what we're still waiting for.
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Ted Lasso Season 2 Teaser Trailer

Apple just announced that season two of Ted Lasso will be premiering on Apple+ on July 23. That’s it, that’s the news. Watch the trailer. Rejoice. Be happy. See also Ted Lasso, a Model for the Nurturing Modern Man. Tags: soccer   sports   Ted Lasso   trailers   TV   video [Author: Jason Kottke]
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UK’s IoT ‘security by design’ law will cover smartphones too

Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned “security by design” U.K. law aimed at beefing up the security of consumer devices, the government said today. It made the announcement in its response to a consultation on legislative plans aimed at tackling some of the most lax security practices long-associated with the Internet of Things (IoT). The government introduced a security code of practice for IoT device manufacturers back in 2018 — but the forthcoming legislation is intended to ...
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New iMac gets jolt of color in Apple's first redesign since 2012

The new devices pay homage to the original iMacs that changed a struggling Apple's fortunes decades ago.
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The 2020 iPad is practically free since they announced the new iPad Pro

Under the hood we have the A12Z Bionic chip, which makes the iPad Pro faster than many laptops you'll find.
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'Ted Lasso' season two hits Apple TV+ on July 23rd

Ted Lasso returns to Apple TV+ on July 23rd.
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Apple event fails to save the company’s stock from broader market sell-off

Today’s Apple event, chock-full of the company’s products that will help decide whether the company meets, exceeds or undershoots Wall Street expectations for its future growth and performance, had little to no impact on its share price. By now this is the theme: Apple announces a slew of new products, services, software or peripherals, and its share price does nothing. It’s almost humorous; certainly Apple’s shares can move in the wake of an earnings release, but a new product digest? Not so mu...
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Apple AirTag: Price, engraving and everything else to know about the Tile rival

We'll tell you everything you need to know about Apple's new Tile competitor, the device-tracking AirTag.
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Hackers Are Exploiting a Pulse Secure 0-Day To Breach Orgs Around the World

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Hackers backed by nation-states are exploiting critical vulnerabilities in the Pulse Secure VPN to bypass two-factor authentication protections and gain stealthy access to networks belonging to a raft of organizations in the US Defense industry and elsewhere, researchers said. At least one of the security flaws is a zero-day, meaning it was unknown to Pulse Secure developers and most of the research world when hackers began actively exploiti...
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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Leather Case For $21.94 From Amazon After $18 Price Drop

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Leather Case For $21.94 From Amazon This was selling for $39.99 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon. Save on more Apple phone cases here. They’re made from specially tanned and finished European leather, so the outside feels soft to the touch and develops a natural patina […]
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