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The Pixel 6a’s Fingerprint Sensors Seem Fast

Give it up to Android for keeping the fingerprint scanner alive. According to Malaysian YouTuberFazli Halim (who has already leaked details of the Pixel 6a that Google is launching on July 28), the Pixel 6a’s fingerprint scanner won’t be a disappointing dud like on the Pixel 6/6 Pro. Over the weekend, 9to5Google surfaced Halim’s latest …

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Apple Patent Explores Phone Charging Touch Keyboard

MacBook Pro 14Photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo Apple’s MacBooks haven’t changed much over the past decade or so. Some of the latest models were recently redesigned with modern features, but their form remains that of traditional laptops. That isn’t due to a lack of ideas. Between each model refresh is a flood of patents conjured up by …

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All the New Features Your Older Apple Products Won’t Be Getting

Photo: Xolodan (Shutterstock) As far as software support goes, it’s tough to beat Apple. The company continues to update older devices years after their initial release, to the point where it stings when your six-year-old iPhone 7 isn’t eligible for iOS 16. The company might be generous with its software updates, but that doesn’t mean …

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Meta Smartwatch Cancelled, AR Glasses Delayed (Report)

This Meta smartwatch prototype could have been a real contender in the smartwatch race. Perhaps. Image: Bloomberg We could have had some exciting competition in the wearable realm. Bloomberg says that Facebook’s parent company, Meta, just halted development on a smartwatch with dual cameras in favor of another kind of wearable. It was planned for …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Could Take 200MP Shots, Like This Cat Pic

Samsung 200MP sensorImage: Samsung Samsung just teased the marquee feature for its upcoming flagship smartphones, and it’s downright adorable—the teaser, that is. Anyhow, to flex the capabilities of its upcoming 200-megapixel mobile image sensorSamsung took the obvious route: snap a photo of a sweet housecat, blow it up to be roughly 1.5x the size of …

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HP’s Reveals Revamped Specter and Envy Laptops

HP Specter x360 16Picture: HP Countless laptops have been announced in the past few weeks, including an entire fleet of Acer notebooks, HP gaming systemsa premium Lenovo Chromebookand an Asus with a hidden message written in invisible ink. Frankly, I’m exhausted. However, I won’t let my cramping fingers deter me from being excited about the …

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