Facebook Users in the US Can Create Bitmoji-Like Custom Avatars

Facebook debuted its Bitmoji-like virtual avatars last year, and they were available in a few countries but not the US. Today, the social media giant has started rolling out avatars in the US. These avatars can be used on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook Stories. Starting today, you can create customized avatars of yourself and post them in comments, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook Stories. These avatars are Facebook’s answer to Bitmojis and Apple’s Memojis. Avatars offer a way to express yourself through your virtual lookalike. However, you can also customize…

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Video: New iPad Pro Running Age of Empires, Sim City on Windows 95

It is always nostalgic to see modern devices running retro games and operating systems. This time around a YouTuber has managed to run Windows 95 on the latest iPad Pro. And thats not all, the video also shows iPad Pro running some of the most popular 90’s games including Age of Empires II, RollerCoaster Tycoon, and The Sims. It is refreshing to witness games that are more than 20 years old being played on a touch screen released in 2020. The YouTube channel, Hacking Jules uses a VM (Virtual Machine)…

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Xiaomi’s CEO Caught Using an iPhone to Post on Weibo

When you are the CEO of a major smartphone brand, you are at least expected to use the phone of your company for daily use. But as we have seen previously, that’s not always the case. This time around, Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has been caught using an iPhone. The company’s CEO made a post on Weibo — China’s Twitter — asking fans to buy more books and read them. The post itself was nothing that would stir controversy, but it was done so from an iPhone. Pan Jiutang, a…

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This is the Hottest iPhone 12 Flip Phone Concept We Have Seen so Far

Apple is unlikely to release a foldable phone anytime soon, forget a foldable flip phone like the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. But this does not mean one cannot imagine how an iPhone 12 with a Galaxy Z Flip-like form factor and a foldable display is going to look like. Creator iOS Beta has envisioned the iPhone 12 Flip — a device that packs a camera setup that will likely show up on the upcoming iPhone 12 in a form factor like that of the Galaxy Z Flip. Appropriately named the…

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Apple News+ Could Get Audio Version of Written Stories

Apple is trying to pivot Apple News+ to audio. The company has requested permission from a number of publishers on its platform to produce audio versions of their stories. The Cupertino company itself will bear the production costs. It also intends to compensate publishers for their audio content in the same way as it does for their text content on the platform. This means publishers will be paid 50% of the subscriber revenue depending on the amount of time people spend on listening to their content. A number of major…

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MacBook Air, MacBook Pro Models from 2013 and 2014 May Not Be Eligible for Repair

Apple has added some of its older laptops, including MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models launched back in 2013 and 2014, to its obsolete and vintage lists. This means that Apple may no longer offer repairs or servicing of these MacBooks through its official channels. Earlier today, Apple added 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models that were released in 2013 and 2014 to its obsolete and vintage lists. The company also added the 13-inch MacBook Pro released in mid-2014 and the fifth-generation iPod Touch to its vintage list as well.…

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Some Third-Party Cables and Chargers Not Working with iPad Pro’s Magic Keyboard

A few weeks ago, Apple unveiled its new iPad Pro lineup along with the brand new Magic Keyboard accessory. The refreshed Magic Keyboard features backlit keys, a trackpad, and a passthrough USB Type-C port for charging and connecting accessories. However, it seems to be causing issues while using some third-party charging products. It is being reported that Apple’s new Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro is not supporting some third-party cables and charging adapters. Several users have noticed that there are issues with passthrough charging when using the Magic Keyboard…

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Intel’s 28W Ice Lake CPUs Are Exclusive to 2020 MacBook Pro 13

Although everyone was hoping to see the 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2019 to be replaced by the 14-inch MacBook Pro, Apple quashed those hopes. It unveiled the 13-inch MacBook Pro with upgraded internals and the Magic Keyboard. While entry-level variants of the laptop still use Intel’s 8th Gen. processors, higher-priced models use 10th Gen. Intel Ice Lake CPUs that are exclusive to Apple. Intel’s 10th Gen. Ice Lake CPUs were unveiled in August of 2019 with 10nm process, beefier Iris Plus Graphics, 4K HDR video playback, and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.…

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