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AirPods 3: What the rumors got right (and wrong)

19-Oct-2021 06:11

Apple's third-generation AirPods are surprisingly similar to all the rumors in the months leading up to launch.

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macOS Monterey will have the old Safari tab design

19-Oct-2021 06:07

If you squint, you can see the old tab design. | Image: Apple

Apple debuted a controversial this summer at WWDC 2021, and since then, it has tweaked that look and even let you turn off . With macOS Monterey, however, the company is going back to the way tabs looked before. On Apple’s for the upcoming software update, if you scroll down to the section titled “Access Tab Groups anywhere,” you can just barely see Safari’s older (and arguably better) design in the example screenshots on both a Mac and on an iPad ().

Perhaps even more surprising is that the old design is now the default, , which observed the reverted tabs in the macOS Monterey release candidate. However, if you want to use the design Apple...

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Thor: Love and Thunder, Doctor Strange 2 and other Marvel movies delayed by Disney

19-Oct-2021 06:05

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Marvels and the next Ant-Man adventure have been pushed back. Indiana Jones 5 has been delayed nearly a year.

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Why the New MacBook Pro Won't Be a Great Gaming Laptop

19-Oct-2021 06:00

Apple just took the wraps off its featuring new custom M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. And while I can’t help but be impressed by Apple’s lofty performance claims, folks are now wondering if this means the new MacBook Pros are suddenly good gaming laptops now. We haven’t used the new Pros so it’s too…

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Kanye West ditches extra syllables, officially changes names to 'Ye'

19-Oct-2021 05:59

Yo Ye, I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Cher had one of the best single-names of all time.

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Regulators say GameStop rally ‘raises questions of market efficiency’

19-Oct-2021 05:50

Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge

On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission published on the GameStop rally earlier this year, calling for more scrutiny of both short-seller activity and broker-dealers like Robinhood. The report is particularly harsh on Robinhood’s “payment for order flow” system, which rewards the company for increasing the number of trades.

Released under the anodyne name “Staff Report on Equity and Options Market Structure Conditions in Early 2021,” the report is the SEC’s first full opportunity to weigh in on the confusion surrounding GameStop’s unlikely stock market rally, as well as some of the Robinhood features that critics say made the rally more chaotic.

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Sony tests PS5 captures that pop up on your phone for sharing

19-Oct-2021 05:49

Sony is testing a way to share screenshots and video captures taken on your PS5 with the PlayStation app, . The new feature is part of a “limited-release beta” available to all PS5 users in Canada and Japan.

Once you have the feature enabled, new captures should start to show up in the app. “Video clips and screenshots of games are available in [the PlayStation app] for 14 days after you manually create them on your PS5 console,” Sony says in an FAQ. You won’t need a PlayStation Plus membership to use the feature (at least in this beta).

However, clips can only have a resolution of up to 1920x1080 to appear in the app — Sony says clips in a higher resolution won’t be uploaded. If you delete a screenshot or...

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Apple M1 Max, M1 Pro and M1 chips compared

19-Oct-2021 05:38

They differ in some notable ways.

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Netflix is reopening a movie theater in SoCal this month

19-Oct-2021 05:35

Netflix will reopen the Bay Theatre at Palisades Village in Southern California beginning October 22nd, becoming the third physical theater with which the streamer has announced a partnership.

The theater will reopen this weekend with Jeymes Samuel’s — a Western starring Zazie Beetz, Regina King, and Idris Elba, among other notable stars — beginning with multiple showings starting Friday. Adult tickets are for $12 each, while discounted and children’s tickets cost $10. Free first-come, first-served tickets to Netflix animated titles and The Mitchells vs. The Machines will also be available at the box office today through Thursday, October 21st from 3PM to 6PM PT.

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FCC to get tough on robotexts

19-Oct-2021 04:31

As the agency cracks down on robocalls, criminals are shifting to automated text messages to run their scams.

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