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Tech Has the HomePod left a 'white ring' on any of your furniture?
Author: 0 Has the HomePod left a 'white ring' on any of your furniture?

Yea, bet you didn't expect that with a $350 speaker, right? When reports emerged this week of Apple's HomePod leaving white rings on wooden surfaces, hundreds of people took to social media expressing their outrage that a $350 device created to improve your home would actually damage it.

Tech You can probably run Sea of Thieves on your crummy gaming laptop
Author: 0 You can probably run Sea of Thieves on your crummy gaming laptop

But in the technical alpha, they played a game together for the first time. Instead, you will be able to purchase a pet. We'll "bolt on new bits" to some degree - but we'll do it intently to not jeopardize the ship encounters, and we'll also do things to our existing world too.

Tech IOS 12 to keep iPhone promises, not bait Android
Author: 0 IOS 12 to keep iPhone promises, not bait Android

Since then, Apple has requested GitHub to have the post taken down as it is still a violation of its copyright policy. Internally codenamed "Peace", iOS 12 will focus on fine tuning and polishing the user experience and numerous features initially planned for this release will get postponed to iOS 13 slated to debut in 2019.

Tech Younger Users Are Bypassing Facebook
Author: 0 Younger Users Are Bypassing Facebook

In 2018, 83% of social network users aged 18-24 will be Facebook users, this share will drop to 81.5% by 2021. This is also the first time Facebook even predicted a decline in users. Facebook estimates the number of U.S. users to hit 169.5 million by the end of 2018, which doesn't mark even an 1% increase. Not done with keeping its users happy, Instagram had last December added a feature that will enable you follow hashtags instead of popular posts .

Tech Qualcomm's latest mobile modem promises 'fibre-like internet speeds'
Author: 0 Qualcomm's latest mobile modem promises 'fibre-like internet speeds'

However, there are several features that distinguish the latest development from all the existing mobile modems , including the Snapdragon X20 that will come into reality with the launch of the Snapdragon 845 SoC very soon. Alongside this, Qualcomm will also be showcasing its 5G Near Radio (NR) technologies, having recently completed successful trials at its San Diego, California headquarters.

Tech Apple's pricey HomePod sounds great but exacts some trade-offs
Author: 0 Apple's pricey HomePod sounds great but exacts some trade-offs

The smart speaker uses Apple's Siri voice agent, in the company's relatively late entry into the smart speaker market. USA Today: "Apple has opened up Siri to developers, but the feature set for HomePod and Siri is more narrow - you might send messages by voice or consult your grocery list, but the list of third-party apps that are compatible with HomePod are relatively thin, including LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Skype for iPhone and Evernote".

Tech Cash in My Nintendo Loyalty Points for Switch Games
Author: 0 Cash in My Nintendo Loyalty Points for Switch Games

In Australia, you'll get 1 cent (yes 1 cent) for every 1 gold coin that you have in your account. In other words, if you earned some points today, those points will fall out of your balance if you don't use them by this time next year. Then players will be able to redeem any coins they've earned on games and DLC for the Switch. Kits are going to be extremely hard to come by when they're released, so definitely preorder Nintendo's first two Labo kits right now on Amazon to ensure you ...

Tech Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: CAS to decide on Russian participation on Friday
Author: 0 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: CAS to decide on Russian participation on Friday

They are to make a three-day visit to the South starting from Friday. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the United States and its allies were striving to peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear programme and alleviate the suffering of its people but reiterated that all options were on the table.