Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS.
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President Donald Trump is reportedly “enraged” that Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, and Honda struck a deal with California to steadily reduce the amount of pollution emitted by their new cars, according to The New York Times.
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While Apple Card still operates as a traditional credit card, Apple has mixed things up with its skill of blending hardware and software. To help you make the most of your new Apple Card, here are our favorite tips and tricks.
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Warner Bros. has just announced a fourth film in the Matrix series, with original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss set to reprise their iconic roles as Neo and Trinity, and Lana Wachowski set to write and direct the sequel, via Variety.
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From Cher and Diana Ross to Farrah Fawcett and Bianca Jagger, the women who ruled the ’70s had some of the best style ever.
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Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn’t see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet app on your iPhone to start.
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Major online payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday that it’s pointing its sustainability pocketbook toward technologies that aim to capture planet-warming gases from the air and store them in the ground.
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Apple has reportedly committed an eye-popping $5 billion dollars more to its original video content budget in a bid to better compete with Amazon, Disney, HBO, Netflix, and Hulu, according to a new report from the Financial Times.
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On August 30th, FogCam, the internet’s oldest running web camera, will air its final transmission from its perch on top of San Francisco State University.
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So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Saturday debunking the deal.
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Over the past couple of days, several user reports surfaced that Nintendo customer support was signing off on an exchange of Switch systems.
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Switch owners may be able to replace their consoles with the model that has better battery life if it’s only been a month or less since they’ve purchased their device.
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Did you purchase a Switch system after July 17? If so, you should be eligible for an upgrade. Numerous reports from consumers indicate that Nintendo is allowing those original Switch consoles to be exchanged for the recently-released model with improved battery life.
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Best Buy is running another massive 3-day weekend sale. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the retailer slashed prices just a few weeks ago. This time around, Best Buy is cutting prices on the latest entry-level MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.
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A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware update that was released on August 1st, according to TechRepublic.
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Ten states across the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the US could see $4.7 billion in health benefits in 2030 if they stick with current renewable energy standards, according to a new study from MIT. That’s about a 34 percent return on the $3.
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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of July 2019. The results can be found below, which includes a strong debut for Fire Emblem: Three Houses (at #2) and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (at #4). Source
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Switch is continuing to lead the way with hardware sales in the United States. In July, it was again the best-selling platform. It’s also still the hardware sales leader for 2019 as a whole. July was a tough month for the overall gaming industry due to a drop in hardware spending.
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UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a newly publicized partnership between the two companies.
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If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you.
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