Future Apple Pencils Could Simulate The Feel Of Writing On Paper
There’s really nothing not to like about the Apple Pencil. Ok, maybe it is kind of expensive, but if you’re someone who creates a lot of digital art, the low-latency of the Apple Pencil and the palm rejection features are pretty awesome, but as is the case with most styluses, it isn’t quite the same compared to putting pen (or pencil) to actual paper.

iOS 14 Will Let Users Add Captions To Their Photos
If you have been a loyal iPhone user over the past few years, chances are you might have built up a pretty large library of photos that you’ve taken with your iPhone. It can be a bit difficult to sort through them, although Apple has tried to make it easier with location-based information, but iOS 14 will help to improve on that.

Hackers Are Now Hiding Credit Card Skimmers In Image Metadata On The Web
Physical credit card skimmers aren’t new and while they can be disguised, it is relatively easy to spot it if you know what you’re looking for. Unfortunately, it seems that credit card skimmers have gone virtual where according to a report from Malwarebytes, it appears that hackers are now hiding these virtual skimmers inside the metadata of images on compromised online storefronts.

Microsoft To Permanently Shutter Its Physical Stores
Online shopping is the norm these days, although as much as reading and watching reviews online can help us make a more informed decision, sometimes holding and using a product in-person can help push customers over the edge and make their purchase. This is why companies like Apple put a lot of effort into their physical retail stores.

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The iPad Will Soon Support Keyboard And Mouse Gaming
Apple’s iPad supports the use of external keyboard and in more recent years, mice as well. However, the use of the keyboard and mouse are mostly for general use, like typing up documents, surfing the web, sending emails, and so on, but that is soon set to change as Apple will be bringing keyboard and mouse support to gaming on the iPad.

NASA Created A Necklace That Reminds Wearers Not To Touch Their Face
One of the common pieces of advice that is being given out now in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is that you should always, always wash your hands with soap and water, and that you should avoid touching your face as much as possible. This is because as we go about our hands touch all kinds of objects which may or may not contain traces of the virus.

iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max Could Sport 120Hz Displays
Apple is rumored to be launching four iPhone 12 models in the coming months. They will, of course, have to be different from each other with their own unique selling points, like the base model being rumored to come in at a price of $549, but what about the higher-end iPhone 12 models?

Google’s Interest In AR Headsets Could Still Be Very Much Alive And Well
Several years ago, Google surprised everyone with the announcement of Google Glasses, complete with a fancy introduction video that was honestly, impressive. However, while the tech and concept was impressive, it failed to catch on in the mainstream, and as such, the project was eventually killed off for the most part.

Why The iPad Still Does Not Come With A Calculator App
Pretty much all our smartphones come with a built-in calculator app. It’s a standard feature that we probably don’t have to think too much about, but when it comes to devices like the iPad, for some inexplicable reason, there isn’t one. We know you can download third-party calculator apps, but why hasn’t Apple included it?

4G iPhone 12 Could Be Priced Starting At $549
Apple will be launching several new iPhones later this year, if the rumors are to be believed. Unlike last year where they launched three models, this year could see the launch of four models. There will be a base model, followed by higher-end models. While 5G has been rumored for a while, it is not expected to be available across the entire lineup.

YouTube Is Testing Out Its Very Own TikTok Rival
With all the success that TikTok is having (recent controversies aside), it’s not surprising that other companies are looking to create something similar, and it looks like YouTube is one of them. The company has announced that in one of their latest experiments, they will be testing out a new feature that allows users to upload 15-second video segments from their mobile devices.

An AI Robot Has Just Been Cast As A Lead In A $70 Million Sci-Fi Film
Unlike human beings, robots generally do not display emotions because they can’t feel them. As such, you would think that there are certain jobs that simply cannot be replaced by robots, such as acting jobs, but think again. Over in Hollywood, it seems that an AI robot has been cast in the lead role in an upcoming sci-fi flick.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 Could Replace Its Massive Notch With A Hole-Punch Camera
Many companies made fun of Apple when the iPhone X was first launched with a notch in its display, which is used to house the front-facing camera and other sensors. However, many were quick to follow the design, and in fact, Samsung adopted an even bigger notch with the Galaxy Fold smartphone.

June Windows 10 Update Could Trigger Unwanted Reboots
Updates are supposed to be good things. They’re supposed to introduce fixes for problems, close security vulnerabilities, introduce new features, and improve on existing ones. But it seems that Microsoft’s Windows updates have been rather problematic, and the latest June update for Windows 10 is one of them.

Google Will Start Paying Publishers For ‘High-Quality’ Content
Google is primarily a search engine, but over the years, we’ve seen how the company has expanded on what they offer to users in terms of services and features, where they want to do more than just help people search for information. Now it seems that Google has moved one step closer to launching its own news service.

Amazon Forms Counterfeit Crimes Unit To Tackle Its Fake Products Problem
It isn’t particularly difficult for people to sell products on Amazon. Also, given the sheer number of products being listed, we imagine that it would be rather difficult for Amazon to keep track of everything. While more choices are great for customers, unfortunately, this has also created a product with counterfeit products.

iOS 14 Will Make It Even Harder For Advertisers To Track You
Several years ago, Apple made some changes to its Safari browser in which it would make it harder for advertisers to track you. Basically Safari came with a new smart cookie blocker where it would stop cookies from tracking users across multiple websites, thus reducing the chances of you seeing targeted advertisements.

Analysts Claim iPhone 12 Launch Is Back On Track For September
According to the various rumors, it has been suggested that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12’s launch could be delayed to either October or November. However, according to the analysts at Wedbush, they believe that things are now back on track and that Apple’s plan for a launch in September is possible.

iOS 14 Will Notify Apple Watch Owners When Their Device Is Fully Charged
After about a year or so of making the rumor rounds, Apple finally confirmed that native sleep tracking would be introduced in watchOS 7. This is great news for those who want to track their sleeping patterns, but it also raises a new problem: battery. How are users expected to wear the watch all day and all night? When would be a good time to charge it?

Future MacBooks Could Come With A Retractable Keyboard
One of the benefits of Apple shifting to ARM-based chipsets is that it might address thermal issues that one might associate with regular computer processors. This also means that Apple could do away with additional components like a fan, and as a result, we could be seeing thinner laptops from the company in the future.

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