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Did you like having the battery percentage back in iOS 16?

iOS 16 was announced in June with multiple new features, including a new lock screen with widgets, revamped notifications, improved Focus mode, options to edit and unsend messages in iMessage, and more. This week the company released iOS 16 beta 5 to developers, and it came with a surprise: the battery percentage for modern iPhones. …

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Apple to Start Sharing What’s New in AirPods Firmware Updates Via iOS 16

Apple plans to begin listing new features and changes in AirPods firmware updates in a forthcoming support document on its website. In the fifth developer beta of iOS 16, navigating to Settings → General → About → AirPods and tapping on Firmware Version leads to a new page indicating that AirPods firmware details are available …

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1Password 8 launches for iOS with new home screen, customization options, more

1Password for iPhone and iPad is getting a big update today. With a focus on speed, a new home screen, customization options, and more, 1Password 8 is touted as a “brand-new experience” for iPhone and iPad users. One of the biggest changes with today’s 1Password update is an all-new home screen with new customization options. …

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Street Fighter 6 is bringing the ’80s (and feet) back

Here come some new challenges. At the end of EVO 2022’s Street Fighter V tournamentCapcom revealed two more characters coming to the roster of Street Fighter 6: Juri, the “I can fix her” returning fighter, and newcomer Kimberly, an ’80s-obsessed teen. Kimberly, the spunky new ninja, and Juri, the sadistic thrill-seeker, join #StreetFighter6 when it …

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Fortnite airs Rocket League tournament in-game, with cosmetic rewards for viewers

Rocket League, one of the best cross-platform multiplayer games out there, is currently holding its World Championship. It’s also crossing over with Fortnite during the tournament, giving fans of the battle royale game the chance to tune in and take home some prizes. It all goes down on Rocket League Island, which you can reach …

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Windows 11 encryption bug could cause data loss, temporary slowdowns on newer PCs

Microsoft Microsoft has published a knowledge base article acknowledging a problem with encryption acceleration in the newest versions of Windows that could result in data corruption. The company recommends installing the June 2022 security updates for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 “to prevent further damage,” though there are no suggested solutions for anyone who …

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Apex Legends Season 14 launch stalled by Origin ‘Verifying Game Files’ error

Apex Legends Season 14 was meant to launch today, August 9, but PC players using the Origin client are having trouble downloading the update. That means they can’t drop into the new season and enjoy Vantage, the brand-new Legend, or the major updates to Kings Canyon. Apex Legends Season 14 officially launched August 9 at …

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Microsoft celebrates 15 years of OneDrive with a redesign and new features

Microsoft’s marking OneDrive’s 15th anniversary With a new landing page, called OneDrive Home, and it should make it easier to keep tabs on your work. Instead of arriving on the My files tab when you first open OneDrive, you’ll find yourself on the new Home page that resembles that dashboard in the online version of …

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Apple releases iOS 16 beta 5 to registered developers, here’s what’s new

Apple revealed iOS 16, iPadOS 16and macOS Ventura during the main keynote of WWDC22. This year, the iPhone got a lot of attention — particularly when it comes to its Lock Screen. Gone are the days of all iPhone Lock Screens looking like tweaked iterations of themselves. Users can now change the font, add widgets, …

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