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Twitter will add voice tweet transcriptions following criticism over accessibility

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images When Twitter introduced voice tweets earlier this summer as a way to send more personalized messages, it caught a lot of flack for not including accessibility features. Now, the company said it will add transcriptions for voice tweets as part of an initiative to promote accessibility within its products. It’s …

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Apple Watch SE review: An excellent starter smartwatch

Smartwatches have evolved since the first Apple Watch. Sort of. They still look largely the same, battery life is still an issue and, often, software is fairly limited. Yet, they’ve secured their place on many wrists by offering more fitness and health tracking tools over time. And, not surprisingly, Apple quickly became the top seller …

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Microsoft is bringing Xbox remote play to iOS

Microsoft Just a few days after opening up Xbox remote play to Android users, Microsoft has confirmed it’s testing the feature on iOS devices as well. The Verge’s Tom Warren got a look at the new Xbox app in beta, and it works just like you’d expect: It connects directly to your Xbox One (or …

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Huobi crypto exchange launches trading app in Russia

Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global is expanding in Russia by rolling out its native mobile app in the country. Users in Russia can now access Huobi’s spot market and trade major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) through its mobile app, the firm announced on Sept. 23. By introducing the app in Russia, Huobi wants to further …

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A tip from a kid helps detect iOS and Android scam apps’ 2.4 million downloads

Enlarge Silas Stein/picture alliance via Getty Images Researchers said that a tip from a child led them to discover aggressive adware and exorbitant prices lurking in iOS and Android smartphone apps with a combined 2.4 million downloads from the App Store and Google Play. Posing as apps for entertainment, wallpaper images, or music downloads, some …

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iOS 14 picture-in-picture video stops working with YouTube’s mobile website

Florian Gaertner/Getty Images You may have to wait a while if you want to use iOS 14’s picture-in-picture support to watch YouTube videos. MacRumors (via 9to5Mac) has noticed that YouTube’s mobile website stopped supporting iOS 14’s PIP mode, at least for free users. Try it and a video will only briefly pop out before it …

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A bevy of new features makes iOS 14 the most secure mobile OS ever

Enlarge / From left to right: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max. Samuel Axon Eleven months ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared privacy a “fundamental human right.” The affirmation came as the iPhones his customers carry in their pockets store ever more sensitive information and the company seeks to make privacy a …

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Microsoft says Apple’s game streaming policy will lead to ‘a bad experience’

Peter Summers via Getty Images Earlier today, Apple revised its App Store guidelines to give companies such as Microsoft and Google a way to offer their video game streaming platforms on iOS, but did so with a major caveat. Apple said those companies could release catalog-style apps that collect and link to games iOS users would have …

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Apple will let Epic Games users ‘sign in with Apple’ for a bit longer

Brendan McDermid / reuters A day before Apple was set to shut down the “sign in with Apple” prompt for Epic Games users, the company has retreated on its threat. Apple issued an indefinite extension on the matter, meaning for now, Epic Games players can still use “sign in with Apple,” but there’s no telling …

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Apple resurrects its iPod ‘Music Quiz’ game for iOS 14

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple is still feeling nostalgic for iPod games, it seems. The 9to5Mac team has discovered that iOS 14 brings back the classic Music Quiz game, where your device plays songs at random and asks you to name them and rack up a score. The company didn’t even need an app to do …

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