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iOS 10 iMessage Effects Not Working? Here’s Why & How to Fix

iMessage effects are pretty dramatic, so when they’re working they’re impossible to miss when they are exchanged between iOS 10 devices. If you’re finding that Messages effects are not working on the iPhone or iPad, there’s probably a really simple reason why, and an equally simple fix available. \ For some quick background, the Messages … Read More

Apple may be working on a multicolor 3D printer

Apple hasn’t released a new printer since the heady days of the LaserWriter 8500 in 1997, but a new patent application published today suggests that Apple may be working on a new printer — and no ordinary one, either. Published under the name “Method and apparatus for three dimensional printing of colored objects,” the patent […]

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Verizon creates a working iPhone in ‘Minecraft’

We’ve seen so-called ‘working’ iPhones created in Minecraft before, but they pale in comparison to this one, created by Verizon: it’s a towering, skyscraper-sized smartphone that allows you to make video calls, and even browse the web! Minecraft allows you to create a lot of computer-like things, through use of the game’s programming blocks, called […]

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Apple working on new MacBook Airs to debut at WWDC

Apple is reported to be working on new MacBook Air models to launch at the 2016 WWDC event, most likely to be held in June. Citing sources in the supply chain, the report claims that Apple may ditch the smaller size 11-inch MacBook Air, but add a 15-inch model, much as it currently offers with […]

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Apple already working on Force Touch keyboards

Apple has steadily been rolling out its 3D Touch/Force Touch technology across as many of its devices as possible — and the next step may be Mac keyboards. According to a newly published patent for an “Ultra low travel keyboard,” Apple’s futuristic keyboard would allow different functions or commands to be assigned as per, “different […]

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Samsung’s been working on its own 3D Touch display for a while

Samsung is expected to follow Apple’s footsteps and build a pressure-sensitive display into next year’s Galaxy S7, according to recent reports — and now a new patent backs up those claims with proof that the South Korean company has been hard at work on a similar technology for over a year. In a patent titled “Touch […]

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Intel has a small army working on iPhone 7 LTE modem

Intel wants to win part of Apple chip business, and according to a new report, it’s dedicating a small army of engineers towards creating a new LTE modem that could be destined for the iPhone 7 Over 1,000 employees have been assigned to the project to build a 7360 LTE modem chip for the iPhone […]

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Apple finally working to bring Touch ID to MacBooks

Apple may finally be ready to introduce its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the MacBook — more than two years after it made its first appearance on the iPhone. A new patent published today describes “Finger sensing apparatus using hybrid matching and associated methods,” and depicts an embedded Touch ID sensor on a future MacBook, although […]

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Facebook is working on a Siri rival with a difference

Apple has Siri, Google has Google Now, Microsoft has Cortana, and soon Facebook may have the James Bond-inspired Moneypenny. According to a new report, Facebook will introduce the assistant as part of its Facebook Messenger app, letting Facebook users set… Read more ›

Twitter working to repair relationships with devs

Twitter managed to create a swarm of disgruntled developers over the past few years. It worked tirelessly to break down many of the third-party apps that made the social network successful. Now, as Twitter discovers what it really is as… Read more ›