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Valve’s New Steam Deck System Can Reportedly Run Windows

Valve’s recently-announced Steam Deck will be able to run Windows, according to a hands-on demo run by IGN. The portable gaming handheld runs SteamOS by default, but IGN claims that users can completely wipe that operating system and install Windows if they want. Users will also be able to use the handheld like a PC: it can connect to a mouse and keyboard, run web browsers and videos, and access […]

todayJuly 15, 2021 1


Apple Reportedly Boosting iPhone 13 Production to 90M Units

Apple is anticipating stronger-than-usual demand for the iPhone 13 when it launches in the fall and as a result is boosting the initial production run dramatically, a Bloomberg report said on Tuesday, July 13. Citing people with knowledge of the matter, Apple is reportedly planning to build 90 million iPhone 13 devices from now until the end of 2021, a significant increase on the usual 75 million units produced by […]

todayJuly 14, 2021 1


The iPhone Pro 13 will reportedly get ultra-wide autofocus for better landscape shots

The iPhone 12 series had its share of camera improvements, including ProRAW and a LiDAR sensor for Pro models. However, the overall imaging quality didn’t see as much of an improvement as in the iPhone 11 over the iPhone Xs.This year, Apple is planning to switch things up with its camera set up and introduce autofocus in the ultra-wide-angle sensor. According to renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the company will […]

todayJune 28, 2021 3


Chinese hackathon reportedly revealed iOS breach, exploited it to spy on Uyghurs

When Apple announced in a 2019 blog post that it had patched a security vulnerability in its iOS operating system, the company sought to reassure its customers. The attack that had exploited the vulnerability, Apple said, was “narrowly focused” on websites featuring content related to the Uyghur community.It has since emerged that the vulnerability in question was discovered at China’s principal hacking competition, the Tianfu Cup, where a professional hacker […]

todayMay 27, 2021 2


Ro acquires Modern Fertility in a reportedly $225 million deal – 98bmp

Ro, a digital elective care and telemedicine provider last valued at $5 billion, announced today that it has acquired Modern Fertility, a reproductive health company founded in 2017. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Axios estimates it sold for $225 million in a majority-stock deal. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but this story will be updated with more information as it comes […]

todayMay 19, 2021 1


How Apple reportedly gave up control of iCloud for business growth in China

China is one of the biggest markets in the world for Apple’s products. In its recent quarterly results, the company registered a whopping $17.7 billion in iPhone sales in the region.However, this stellar business performance comes at a cost of user privacy and ceding control over its own ecosystem. According to a new report from The New York Times, Apple gave in to China’s multiple demands, including custom hardware for […]

todayMay 18, 2021 3


Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10X, its Chrome OS competitor

Windows 10X, Microsoft‘s Chrome OS competitor that was announced in 2019 alongside the Surface Neo, has apparently been shelved, according to a report from Petri. While it’s not clear if Microsoft has completely abandoned the project, it’s not arriving this year and the “company has shifted resources to Windows 10 and 10X is on the back burner,” according to Petri’s sources.Microsoft has a long and messy history of trying to make […]

todayMay 9, 2021 3


Amazon Reportedly Mulled Another Kind of Brick-and-mortar Store

Amazon was looking into the idea of launching a chain of brick-and-mortar discount stores, a report claimed this week. But the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic prompted it to concentrate for now on the day-to-day operations of its broader business. Plans for the discount stores, which would have been used to offload unsold inventory gathering dust in Amazon warehouses, were discussed by the company in 2020, according to a Bloomberg report published […]

todayApril 2, 2021 1


LG will reportedly shutter its smartphone business next week

LG was one of the first manufacturers to jump on the Android bandwagon more than a decade ago — it launched its first handset based on this OS back in 2009. But there’s a possibility that we might not see an LG-branded phone in the future. After failing to sell its smartphone business, the company is considering shutting the unit down. According to a report from The Korea Times, LG […]

todayApril 2, 2021