Apple News adds local coverage for three more US cities

Apple News users can now access local coverage in three additional U.S. cities, expanding the platform's curated local news experience to 11 cities and metro areas.Announced by Apple in a press release on Tuesday, the addition of Charlotte, Miami and Washington, D.C., represent continued efforts to build out Apple News, the tech giant's foray into...

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16-inch MacBook Pro teardown reveals M1 Max, tweaked internals

Teardowns of Apple's new MacBook Pros have commenced, with one of the first showcasing the slightly tweaked internals of a 16-inch model with M1 Max chip.Source: L0vetodreamRetired leaker L0vetodream received their 16-inch MacBook Pro in the mail on Tuesday and promptly began disassemble the laptop, sharing photos of the process in a Twitter thread along...

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Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge honors Veterans Day

Apple's next Apple Watch Activity Challenge celebrates Veterans Day, with users of the wearable able to earn a limited edition award and animated stickers by completing a workout on Nov. 11.Like past Veterans Day challenges, Apple Watch users can earn an American flag-inspired Activity award by participating in a workout of their choosing for at...

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Twitter revenue largely unaffected by Apple privacy changes

As the social media sector bemoans Apple's recently enacted iOS privacy protections, Twitter on Tuesday said the changes that require users to opt in to ad tracking had a lower than expected impact on ad revenue.Twitter reported third quarter earnings roughly in line with analyst forecasts, raking in revenue of $1.284 billion to fall just...

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Hands on: Should you buy the Nike or standard aluminum Apple Watch Series 7

If you're pondering a new Apple Watch Series 7 purchase and are torn between the Nike and standard aluminum versions, check out this hands-on with a breakout of all the differences and our recommendation.Nike Apple Watch Series 7 and the green aluminum Apple Watch Series 7Here's the important bit — there are no feature differences...

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Google Extends WhatsApp Chat History Migration From iOS Devices

Google said Tuesday that the ability for WhatsApp users to migrate their chat history between operating systems was extended to all Google Pixel devices and any phone rolling out with Android 12. WhatsApp debuted the feature at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event in August, starting on Samsung Galaxy foldable models. It was added for all…

Cheeky PSA Urges Men to Get Vaccinated to Avoid ‘Schlong Covid’

There are a few clues straight away that this documentary-style short film isn't your average public service announcement. First, a diverse array of men talk earnestly–and vaguely–about what seems to be a prized possession. "It's an extension of myself," says one man, while another dubs it "the only thing I give a damn about" and…

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Twitter Shields Itself From Apple iOS 14 Headwinds in Q3

The tighter privacy permissions implemented by Apple in its iOS 14 operating system did not hit Twitter's third-quarter-2021 earnings as hard as they did Facebook's and Snap Inc.'s. Twitter reported total revenue of $1.28 billion in the period, up 37% versus the third quarter of 2020, saying performance was strong across all major products and…

Alphabet Posts Q3 Revenues of $65.1 Billion

The constituent players of Big Tech have never been under more pressure as governments across the globe have them in their crosshairs. Although, this scrutiny does not necessarily translate to a downturn in business with Alphabet today posting numbers that will impress Wall Street. Top line Alphabet today posted revenues of $65.1 billion for the…

Compared: 16-inch MacBook Pro vs Lenovo Legion 5

Apple's new MacBook Pro range is powerful, but how does it compare against a gaming notebook? Here's how the 16-inch MacBook Pro fares against the Lenovo Legion 5 Apple used in its M1 Max benchmark tests.Aside from the controversy surrounding the notch in the display, the main draw for the updated 16-inch MacBook Pro is...

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