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iOS 16 adds new wallpapers for the Home app, and you can download them here

With iOS 16, Apple introduced a new version of the Home app with a completely refreshed design. Among the design changes, the company has added multiple new wallpapers to the Home app with iOS 16, and there are even more wallpapers coming with the latest beta released for developers. The fourth beta release of iOS 16, which was made available to developers on Wednesday, adds two new wallpapers to…
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The new Google Play Store logo goes live on Android [U]

Google last changed the Play icon in 2016 when Play Movies & TV, Music, and Newsstand were still vibrantly kicking. Over six years later, the Google Play Store is getting a new logo. Update 7/27: The new icon is starting to appear on Android with version 31.6.13-21 of…
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iPhone chip list: Here’s what A-series chip is in each model

Curious what chip Apple has put in its iPhones over the years or what A-series is in your current iPhone? What about what chip was used in the original iPhone? Read along for a look at the complete iPhone chip list for what comes in every iPhone model going back to 2007. Apple puts most of its focus on what its iPhones can do rather than the detailed specs powering them. But a big part of that…
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Google Maps getting detailed cycling route info and aerial view for landmarks

In addition to location sharing notifications, Google Maps is getting more detailed cycling route information and nearly 100 aerial views of iconic landmarks. Google has offered cycling directions for over 12 years now, and the company notes that the transport mode has “increased by more than 40% worldwide” in recent months.  New information will let you compare bike routes and get…
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Steven Spielberg directed and shot a music video on an iPhone

iPhone cameras have evolved so much that it’s not unusual to see directors using them to shoot music videos and even independent films. This time, none other than well-known film director Steven Spielberg chose an iPhone to shoot a music video in a partnership with singer…
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Kuo: Some iPhone 14 rear camera lenses suffering from ‘quality issues’

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported last week that some of Apple’s memory and panel suppliers are facing a shortage of components, which should result in a “limited impact” on iPhone 14 shipments this fall. In a new report, Kuo claims that Apple may once again have to change its suppliers as some rear camera lenses for the iPhone 14 have been suffering from “quality issues.” As detailed by…
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