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Apple has been rumored to introduce new iPad models later this month, which has even been corroborated by 9to5Mac. Now, accessory makers have begun selling cases for a redesigned (and non-existent) 10th generation iPad ahead of the official launch, which suggests that the new products are indeed coming soon.

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Facebook on Wednesday announced an update to its platform that will make it easier for users to decide what content they want to see in their feeds. With today’s changes, the social network offers new ways to help users discover posts that are relevant to them.

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Apple announced at WWDC 2022 the next version of the Mac operating system, which is called macOS Ventura (or macOS 13). The update adds even more connectivity features between the Mac and iOS devices, as well as other enhancements to system apps. There’s also a beautiful new wallpaper, which you can download here for your devices.

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How to use the Apple Watch Ultra Action button with third-party apps

Apple Watch Ultra is the first wearable from the company with an additional button beyond the Digital Crown and side button. While the Action button by default opens the Workout app it can work with other apps that build in support. Here’s how to use the Apple Watch Ultra Action button with third-party apps.

An Apple Watch Series 7 user is speaking out after their device overheated, started smoking, and eventually exploded. The case was brought to Apple’s attention and the company confirmed it would investigate what happened. At the same time, however, Apple also attempted to coerce the user into staying silent and not sharing the story.

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An Instagram bug that causes the iOS app to crash on opening has been affecting a number of users on Wednesday. On the web, a few users shared their reports of the bug, which doesn’t seem to be widespread at this point – but has still been annoying some iPhone users.

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We’re 20 days shy of macOS 12 Monterey turning a year old, and that means macOS 13 Ventura is just around the corner. This week’s macOS 13 beta version includes a couple finishing touches that signal Apple’s readiness to ship.

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Having the ability to post images, videos, and GIFs on Twitter is not something new. However, users have never had the option to combine all these options in the same tweet – until now. The platform announced on Wednesday that, starting today, anyone can combine different types of media when posting a new tweet.

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Night mode continues to be one of the iPhone’s most impressive camera system features. After asking the 9to5Mac community on Twitter to reply with their best nighttime shots, I gathered the top comments and what I thought was the most awe-inspiring. Here’s how to use Night mode and the best photos I’ve seen with it.

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We’ve seen some incredibly extreme Apple Watch Ultra tests, but nothing comes close to this one. Reddit user suburbandad1999 endured the workout that we all dread: mowing the lawn. The results are actually fascinating for seeing how the new GPS in Apple Watch Ultra performs.

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USB-C/Thunderbolt display options have really grown over the last couple of years. While Apple’s Pro Display XDR isn’t the best fit for most Mac users at $5,000+, it now offers the more affordable Studio Display. And there are also lots of solid choices from LG, Samsung, BenQ, and more. Let’s look at the best USB-C/Thunderbolt displays available in the $400-$1,600 range.

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Following the release of the fourth beta of iOS 16.1 on Tuesday, Apple has now released watchOS 9.1 beta 4 for developers. The update comes to improve the stability of the Apple Watch operating system – which is now in its ninth version.

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Wednesday’s best deals: M2 MacBook Pro $200 off, Anker iPhone 14 essentials from $16, more

Wednesday has arrived and is bringing in a fresh selection discounts on the latest from Apple and more. Kicking things off, we have the second-best prices yet on M2 MacBook Pro models at $200 off. Not to mention, there’s Anker iPhone 14 essentials from $16 as well as Apple’s official Leather Link Watch bands at $60. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

AirPods Pro 2 is already out. One of the interesting features of this product is that a lanyard can hold it, so customers can lock their earbuds on their bags, jeans, or hands. While Apple is not planning to make its own AirPods Pro 2 lanyard – probably fearing the enormous success it had with the Polishing Cloth and customers having to wait months to get their own – here are some options to better protect your new wireless earbuds.

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Season one of the Elon Musk Twitter saga drew to a close yesterday when the billionaire announced that he would proceed with his promised purchase, and the company accepted.

But there’s much more to come, of course, even if there is no surprise twist. The latest fun begins with banks starting to sweat over the terms of their own involvement…

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Apple AirPods Pro 2 review – fitness tested!

The Apple AirPods Pro have finally received an update this year with the release of the second generation. There have been a large number of improvements made, including stronger active noise cancellation, an increased battery life, and better sound quality.

But how do the second-generation Apple AirPods Pro hold up for exercise? Read below to to get our review after taking them through over a dozen workouts!

On paper, Apple US manufacturing operations doubled between 2020 and 2021 – but the likely reality is that the vast majority of US production is carried out on a small scale, for test purposes.

The number of US manufacturing sites among Apple’s suppliers increased from 25 to 48 in the course of a year, according to the company’s latest supplier list …

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If you just picked up your new iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro, you might be wondering if your existing iPhone 13 case will fit the iPhone 14. Unfortunately, Apple has made enough changes to this year’s iPhone 14 models that you’ll need to buy new cases alongside your new iPhone this year. Here are the details.

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Some AirPods and Beats headphones are to be made in India for the first time, as Apple continues a gradual reduction of its dependence on China for product manufacturing.

AirPods production is predominantly split between Foxconn and Luxshare, and a report today says that Apple has instructed both companies to move some of their assembly work to India …

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October 4

Apple has been investing more in sports content recently. This year, the company made a deal with Major League Baseball to broadcast games every Friday on Apple TV+. As rumors suggest that this is just the beginning, designer Parker Ortolani has made a concept imagining a dedicated Apple Sports app for iOS and watchOS.

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A report from Economic Daily News last week revealed that TSMC told Apple that it would increase the price of the company’s chip production for 2023, but Apple reportedly rejected the new prices. However, Economic Daily News is now back with a new report, this time saying that Apple has decided to agree to price increases for TSMC’s chips.

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The Mail app gets some nice improvements with iOS 16. One of the headlining features is the ability to set a future reminder for an email. Read along for a look at how it works to Remind Later with Mail on iPhone.

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WhatsApp last year introduced a new option called “View Once” to let users send photos and videos that disappear after they’re opened, similar to what you can do in apps like Snapchat and Instagram. Now the platform wants to take that feature even further, this time blocking screenshots and screen recordings for “View Once” images and videos.

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