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Apple Granted New Mixed-Reality Headset Patents

Apple has been granted two new patents that have to do with its much-rumoured mixed reality (MR) headset. According to Patently Apple, the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple two MR headset patents — one covering a head-mounted device (HMD) faceplate that uses an infrared one-way mirror finish, and an an HMD charging...

Google’s Android 13 Beta 1 Download Hits Pixel Devices

Google's Android 13 Beta 1 download was released yesterday for select Pixel devices. In February, Google dropped the very first Android 13 developer preview. Last month, it launched the second DP, and today, it is launching the first beta. Things are moving along quite quickly for the newest version of Android, and if all goes to...

Apple Launches Self Service Repair Program, U.S. Only for Now

In 2009, Apple started putting proprietary screws on iPhones, MacBooks, and other devices. Thirteen years later, it's finally selling the screwdriver. For more than a decade, Apple has made it difficult for customers to replace a battery or screen. Now it's selling repair parts to everyone. In a press release, Apple announced that its Self Service...

Donald Trump Says He Won’t Return to Twitter After Musk Deal

Former United States President Donald Trump has made it clear that he will not be returning to Twitter even if he has his account reinstated now that Elon Musk is at the helm of the social media giant. Elon Musk's deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion USD and take the company private immediately stirred alarm among US Democrats worried...

Meta Quest Gaming Showcase 2022: Here’s What Was Announced

The Meta Quest is getting a slate of new games this year. The latest Meta Quest Gaming Showcase revealed a mix of sequels and new games coming to the all-in-one Quest 2 system "within the next year," including Among Us VR and Cities: VR. One of the main showcases was the previously announced Among Us VR, which got...

Google’s Project Finds Record Number of Zero-Day Exploits in 2021

Google has published the 2021 review of Project Zero, revealing a record amount of zero-days exploits exhibited by some of the world's largest technology companies. Project Zero says they spotted 58 zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild last year — the most-ever recorded since the team started analyzing vulnerabilities in mid-2014. That's more than double the earlier...

Samsung Using Electric Vehicle Tech for Next Smartphone Batteries

Samsung is investing in using electric vehicle (EV) battery tech in smartphones. A new report from The Elec (via iMore) indicates that Samsung SDI is investing in using EV tech to make batteries for consumer products like smartphones. Samsung SDI is planning to apply to its smartphone battery production the stacking method it currently uses...