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Adapting iPhone and Apple Watch to a 3-day power outage

It’s easy to dismiss how reliant a modern lifestyle is on the ability to constantly charge batteries and consume large quantities of data over WiFi. Even minor interruptions to internet and electrical services can be frustrating inconveniences, but how do iPhones, Apple Watches, and Macs fare during an extended period off the grid? I unexpectedly found out this…
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Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses

Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing them to pull an older creation off Nintendo’s servers if they want to share a new one. They’ll now have a bit more flexibility, as…
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Samsung rumored to delay Galaxy Fold launch in smaller markets

While the Galaxy Fold relaunch is fast approaching, Samsung might have some bad news to those in smaller markets. The latest report has it that initial release of the first foldable phone will only include the US, South Korea, Germany, France, India and the UK. This is based…
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Google app A/B testing tweaked Search bars on Android

Over the past several weeks, Google has been A/B testing tweaks to the search field on its iconic homepage. Those changes are now being tested on Android with the latest Google app beta. There are a handful of design variants for this Google Search test on Android, but…
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Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate

Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the alert will warn them about the potential dangers LGBTQ people face. Users will have the option to hide their profiles while they’re in that country…
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Google redesigns Sound Amplifier, now available on Android 6.0+

Earlier this year, Google launched Sound Amplifier to help Android users hard of hearing better understand what’s happening around them. This Android Accessibility app now works with 6.0 Marshmallow or later, and is getting a redesigned look with an audio visualization feature. Launched in February alongside Live Transcribe, Sound Amplifier is no longer limited to Android 9 Pie. The app is…
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