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Google Maps has announced new improvements that would help visually challenged people navigate more easily. It would offer more detailed voice guidance and new types of verbal announcements for walking trips, said Wakana Sugiyama, a business analyst in Google’s Tokyo office who was an adviser and tester for the project on Thursday. “Starting today, World
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China’s state media accused Apple Wednesday of supporting pro-democracy protesters, warning the US tech giant would suffer consequences for its “unwise and reckless” decision, in an echo of campaigns against other Western firms. An opinion piece in the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party, highlighted a transport app available on Apple’s store
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Rwanda’s Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first “Made in Africa” models and giving a boost to the country’s ambitions to become a regional technology hub. The Mara X and Mara Z will use Google’s Android operating system and cost RWF 175,750 ($190) and RWF 120,250 ($130) respectively. They will compete with
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Apple has launched its subscription news and magazine service Apple News Plus for users in the UK and Australia. Earlier the service was available in the US and Canada. Apple News Plus subscribers can access more than 150 publications in Apple News+ with a one month free trial. After the free trial, a user needs
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Yahoo Mail app has been updated with an all-new interface that is specifically designed for one-handed usage. The latest update also brings various Views to help users easily find their important email subscriptions and track travel updates with a single tap. Additionally, Yahoo is offering various customisations to the Yahoo Mail app to take on
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iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max have gone through iFixit’s usual teardown treatment and the repair manual website has found the new iPhone model to have some interesting additions over their predecessors. Apple has already confirmed that the iPhone 11 series will offer better battery life than the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and
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In 2017, Apple was embroiled in an iPhone slowdown saga, wherein the company admitted to slowing down old iPhone models to prevent unexpected shutdowns. The feature was meant to keep the smartphones running longer, and Apple’s failure in bringing more clarity to the matter led it to initiate a battery replacement programme throughout 2018, apart
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What is a ‘Pro’ device? A joke popular in Apple circles goes that anything that’s available in Space Grey and costs a small fortune qualifies. We’ve seen Apple use the Pro tag in a wide variety of devices, usually with a fair amount of justification. The Mac Pro and iMac Pro use server-grade chips and
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Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader Netflix. Apple disclosed Iger’s departure in a regulatory filing Friday, but his resignation became effective Tuesday. That’s the same day that Apple announced its long-awaited video streaming
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