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Google ‘I/O Adventure’ is a virtual space for demos, chats, booking Office Hours, & easter eggs

One task for Google in 2021 is making I/O more than just a developer conference that strictly takes place over video livestreams. Google’s answer is a “virtual event experience” and digital space called I/O Adventure. With a few days until I/O 2021 kicks off, Google has fully detailed how I/O Adventure will let you see product demos, chat with Googlers, earn more Google Developer profile…
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Sling TV for iPhone and iPad adds AirPlay support in a new update

Streaming service Sling TV received a new update that enables AirPlay support to stream its contents from an iPhone or iPad to other devices. With version 6.3.9, Sling TV now offers the ability to AirPlay content from your iPhone or iPad to the Apple TV, selected Smart TVs, and other devices that features AirPlay. This was first spotted by Appleosophy. “You can now cast SlingTV from iOS…
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Google Maps adds ‘Search COVID-19 vaccines’ encouragement

Over the past year, Google has leveraged its large platforms to display useful, pandemic-related information. The latest is a simple encouragement in Google Maps about finding COVID-19 vaccines near you.  In Google Maps for Android, the pill-shaped field at the top of the…
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FDA investigates MagSafe and iPhone 12 pacemaker interference, says patient risk is low

Earlier this year, a study from the Heart Rhythm Journal indicated that the iPhone 12’s MagSafe technology could deactivate pacemakers in certain situations. Apple addressed these concerns in a support document, and now, the US Food and Drug Administration has issued its own update on the matter. In a press announcement this week, the FDA wrote that it has conducted its own testing to confirm…
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Twitter for iOS begins prompting users to enable App Tracking option

Following the release of iOS 14.5 to the public last month, multiple apps began asking users to enable the App Tracking option. With the latest version of the Twitter app for iOS, users are now being asked to enable tracking in order to receive “relevant ads.” The new prompt was implemented with version 8.65 of the Twitter app, which is now available on the App Store. Once you install this…
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