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iOS 16 users are getting creative with the new background removal feature for photos

We said this a couple of months ago, and we’re sticking to it now: the new background removal and image cutout feature is the most fun thing to come out of iOS 16. Yes, Lock Screen widgets and c

The Apple Watch SE isn’t as much of a compromise as you might think

It may surprise the casual reader to learn that I don’t run a trillion-dollar multinational corporation. Like any decent tech writer, however, I’m more than happy to offer all my opinions on the m

Snapchat rolls out iOS 16 Lock Screen Widgets with latest app update

Snapchat is the latest popular app to roll out iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets for its iPhone users. One of the major changes with Apple’s iOS 16 launch is the option to personalize your Lock Screen with

Apple Watch Series 8 review: Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

Let’s pretend, for a minute, that you’re Apple. You didn’t create the smartwatch market, but you currently control more than one-third of it. You’re caught up in a yearly refresh cycle (of you

Apple is rolling out a setup fix for iPhone 14 buyers

Most people who are updating their existing iPhones to iOS 16.0 will be busy customizing their new Lock Screens and exploring all the nifty features of the new operating system. But If you have pre-or

Facebook’s latest app update brings iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets

One of the most notable changes with Apple’s iOS 16 launch is the ability for users to personalize their Lock Screen with widgets. Many app developers have worked to make their apps iOS 16-ready

How to turn whatever app you want into a Lock Screen widget on iOS 16

For those of us who love customization, the Lock Screen widgets feature on iOS 16 is super exciting. But it’s on developers to engineer their very own app widgets, and with iOS 16 only out for a

Microsoft patches a new zero-day affecting all versions of Windows

Microsoft has released security fixes for a zero-day vulnerability affecting all supported versions of Windows that has been exploited in real-world attacks. The zero-day bug, tracked as CVE-2022-3796

Review of Apple’s iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro: They’re leaning into it

Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup delivers on a bunch of different vectors this year with very few peccadillos or complaints. Apple is really leaning into its silicon lead to deliver big gains year over year

Dynamic Island might push phonemakers to better use status bar

When Apple debuted “the notch” with iPhone X, it got harsh reactions from plenty of people, but the company stood by it and even embraced it. Now with the iPhone 14 Pro, we’ve got &#

Google has already published its version of the new 31 emojis

Unicode Consortium, an organization maintaining the official emojis catalog for smartphones, published the Unicode 15.0 standard on Tuesday with 31 new emojis, including a pushing hand, a shaking face

Daily Crunch: Xeneta raises $80M to build out its real-time analytics platform for shipping and air freight 

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I’ve missed this feature since OmniWeb was shuttered — Safari 16 just brought it back

Sidebar tabs aren’t a new idea, but they've been sorely lacking among modern browsers.

Apple’s in-app purchase prices jumped 40% year over year, likely tied to privacy changes

It’s become increasingly difficult to estimate how much money Apple’s App Store business makes, as it’s lumped in with other services on Apple’s balance sheet — and becau

Apple releases iOS and macOS fixes to patch a new zero-day under attack

Apple has released another round of security updates to address vulnerabilities in iOS and macOS, including a new zero-day flaw that is being actively exploited by attackers. The zero-day flaw, track

As Apple’s WeatherKit launches, Dark Sky for iOS to wind down operations by year-end

Bad news for Dark Sky users: The popular weather app Apple acquired in March 2020 now has an official shutdown date. According to a notification appearing on the app’s home screen, Dark Sky will

Daily Crunch: New Starbucks Odyssey loyalty program ‘happens to be built on blockchain and web3’

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25+ iOS 16-ready apps featuring Lock Screen widgets you can try today

One of the major changes with today’s launch of iOS 16 is the ability for users’ to now personalize their Lock Screen with widgets, in addition to adding widgets to the Home Screen, which

All the nifty iOS 16 features you want to know about

Apple is rolling out the iOS 16 updates to all users today. The newest version of the company’s mobile operating system has some big themes like customization of the Lock Screen, an improved Mes

iOS 16 turns your iPhone into a more personal device

On paper, iOS 16 is the version that comes after iOS 15. But in reality, iOS 16 finishes the work that started with iOS 14. This year’s update to Apple’s mobile operating system is all about makin
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