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Canon launches 'Photo Culling' iPhone app to intelligently keep your best photos and delete the rest

Canon is out with its take on a duplicate photo removal tool for specifically made for iPhone. But this one goes beyond just a duplicate finder. The idea with the new Photo Culling app is to use AI to easily find and keep your best photos while being able

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What to do with old/dying AirPods – replacements, recycling

This guide looks at what you can do with old/dying AirPods to replace them with Apple and third-parties, how to recycle them, and more.

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Windows 7: A year after the end-of-support deadline, millions choose not to upgrade

Microsoft officially ended support for its one-time flagship operating system, Windows 7, at the start of 2020. As the year draws to a close, I ran the numbers to see how many PCs are still running this unsupported OS. Spoiler: It's a big number,

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Google’s Antitrust Cases: A Guide for the Perplexed | WIRED

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the Department of Justice and three dozen states. Here’s what you need to know.

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New York City Council votes to prohibit businesses from using facial recognition without public notice | VentureBeat

New York City Countil passed a bill prohibiting commercial businesses from collecting biometric data without public notice.

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14 essential Siri time-savers you may have overlooked

Your iPhone’s virtual assistant can help you find a gas station, split a check, convert measurements, and more—all with a minimum number of taps.

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Google's Project Guideline uses AI to help low-vision users navigate running courses | VentureBeat

Google developed an AI-powered app that guides blind and low-vision users through a running course with audio feedback.

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iPhone 13 Pro leak reveals the phone’s most important upgrade – BGR

Apple is reportedly bringing its LTPO display technology to the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. Low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) technology allows for more power-efficient displays, which means the next iPhone models might have better battery li

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Apple will replace your defective AirPods Pro free of charge – BGR

Apple is replacing defective AirPods Pro models that make crackling or static sounds for free. Some AirPods Pro that were manufactured before October 2020 have sound issues that cannot be fixed, and Apple will replace these units after examining them.

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How to enable automatic spam call blocking on iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spam calls are a menace in any country. Don’t you hate it someone calls you to offer a car loan when you don’t even o

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Hey, Siri, pick a movie! How AI can impact our decision-making

Have you used Assistant, Siri or Alexa to make a decisions? Researchers have looked into how AI messages are persuading us and what's behind the choices.

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Install iOS 14, iPadOS 14 on your iPhone and iPad now. Everything to know and do - CNET

Apple's latest updates bring a new home screen experience, enhanced privacy features and more. Here's how you can download and install them right now.

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Epic confident in its lawsuit against Apple, asks courts to "restrain" Apple from adverse action

In the latest development between Epic Games and Apple, Epic is once again petitioning the courts to allow Fortnite to return to the iOS App Store. Epic has previously sought a similar injunction, but so far, the courts have only…

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These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat

Schools across the US are using Edgenuity, an online learning platform that offers virtual classes for students. Some classes involve short-answer questions that are graded by an AI — and some students have figured out how to game it.

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SpaceX launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket on a record-breaking sixth flight - The Verge

On August 18th, SpaceX will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on its sixth mission to space, breaking the company’s record for reflights of a single booster. The rocket is launching 58 of SpaceX’s internet-beaming Starlink satellites and three hitchhiki

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Dwarf planet closest to Earth is geologically alive

The tiny, frigid world Ceres amazes with evidence of recent ice volcanoes fed by the remnants of an ancient underground sea.

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Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19? | WIRED

Indoor-air experts think: Sure, maybe. Why the hell not? We convinced the CEO of an air filter company to give it a try.