Sonos just fixed the main drawback of its excellent Roam portable speaker

I’m generally a big fan of the Sonos Roam, but in the months since the portable speaker was released, I’ve definitely come across one downside: subpar power management. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/21/22686311/sonos-roam-battery-drain-fix-update-idle-inactive

Dynamic head tracking is now available in Apple Music

The iOS 15 release brings an added treat if you’re a fan of immersive audio: a better soundstage for your tunes. As hinted at WWDC in June, iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 users now have dynamic head tracking for spatial audio in Apple Music. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/apple-music-dynamic-head-tracking-155139219.html

iOS 15 is now available

Apple is now rolling out iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and tvOS 15 to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV devices. You might not see the updates right away, but when they’re available, you’ll have access to a bunch more features. Facetime and Messages have been upgraded on both iPhone and iPad. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/apple-ios-15-ipados-15-watchos-8-iphone-ipad-watch-release-170601389.html

Mars Helicopter Ingenuity’s 4K images from 13th flight and full video footage

On September 8, 2021 NASA demonstrated Ingenuity’s 4K images from 13th flight on Mars with high-detail structure of surface formation and full video of the 13th flight. This time Ingenuity Helciopter flew at lower altitude (8 meters) to make detailed surface images of Southwest Séítah. On Flight via Technology and News Today https://youtu.be/oYE3knI__5M

The ‘world’s safest city’ for 2021 revealed

Asian cities like Tokyo, Singapore and Osaka formerly occupied the top spots in the Economist’s annual list of safe destinations, but Covid has turned the world on its head. Now a European city leads the pack in terms of resilience, security and wellbeing. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/the-worlds-safest-city-2021-revealed/index.html

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 crew returns to Earth, capping first fully private mission in orbit

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying four private citizens plunged through Earth’s atmosphere Saturday night and splashed down off the east coast of Florida, closing out the company’s first all-civilian mission in space. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/18/22681339/spacex-inspiration4-crew-return-earth-splashdown

Man who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones sentenced to 12 years in prison

A US district court has sentenced a man who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones to 12 years in prison. Muhammad Fahd continued the seven-year scheme to defraud the company even after learning of an investigation against him, according to the Department of Justice. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/att-phones-unlocked-fraud-prison-sentence-194554103.html

Here’s exactly how much bigger the iPhone 13 batteries are

We’ve just gotten our first look at the iPhone 13s’ battery sizes, thanks to a product information sheet posted on Apple’s behalf to hazardous material information and response company Chemtrec’s website (via 9to5Mac). via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/17/22678607/iphone-13-reported-battery-sizes-increase-laptop-comparison

Multi-Room Wireless Speakers Market 2021 Global Business Opportunities – Google, Apple, Sonos, Bose

From 2021 to 2027, MRInsights.biz recent report on the Global Multi-Room Wireless Speakers Market predicts a significant increase. Other elements taken into account in the study include the increase price, product pricing, product classification, and product upgrades and innovations. via Technology and News Today https://www.stillwatercurrent.com/multi-room-wireless-speakers-market-2021-global-business-opportunities-google-apple-sonos-bose/

Immigrants in U.S. Detention Exposed to Hazardous Disinfectants Every Day

Every day, crowded cells holding people at an immigration detention facility in Florida have been doused with caustic disinfectants that have caused breathing problems and bleeding, according to reports from the detainees. via Technology and News Today https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/immigrants-in-u-s-detention-exposed-to-hazardous-disinfectants-every-day/

Where are Apple’s new Macs? Here’s what we’re still expecting Apple to announce this year

Apple’s “California Streaming” event was packed with announcements, from the iPhone 13 and forthcoming Apple Watch Series 7 to a sixth-gen iPad Mini. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/14/22674369/apple-iphone-13-event-2021-announcements-missing-m1x-macbook-pros-airpods-3-macos-monterey

Apple announces release date for watchOS 8

Apple is releasing the next version of its smartwatch operating system, watchOS 8, on September 20th. The company first introduced the new free update at WWDC 2021 and has been testing it in public beta over the summer alongside iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/14/22667046/apple-watchos-8-feature-release-date

Apple announces release date for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Apple says it’s releasing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, on September 20th. The company announced the new free operating system updates at WWDC 2021 earlier in June, and offered public betas over the summer. Both of the new versions of iOS and iPadOS offer a grab bag of features. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/14/22666881/apple-ios-ipados-15-features-release-date-update

Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro is the first iPhone with 1TB of storage

Apple announced its new iPhone 13 Pro handset today during the company’s California Streaming event. It’s the first iPhone to ship with 1TB of storage as an option, allowing owners to store double the maximum capacity of 512GB on the regular iPhone 13. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/14/22673600/iphone-13-1-tera-storage-memory-price-apple

iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max announced with high refresh rate 120Hz displays

Apple has officially announced the high-end part of the iPhone 13 lineup: the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. It’s got a faster A15 Bionic chip, three all-new cameras, and an improved display with up to a 120Hz ProMotion high refresh rate display that can go as bright as 1,000 nits. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/14/22666884/iphone-13-pro-max-specs-price-release-date-cameras