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Apple tweaks controversial iOS 15 Safari changes in latest beta
Apple is responding to user complaints and feedback about the controversial changes to the Safari mobile browser with today’s launch of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 beta 4. The new Safari design first introduced at WWDC had moved the tab bar (URL bar) to the bottom of the screen — a fairly radical change for […]
Panic sells 20,000+ Playdate handhelds in under 20 minutes
As we’ve known for about a week, today was the day Panic’s charming/whacky/curious/all-of-the-above Playdate gaming device (and its crank!) went up for pre-order. The buzz around the little retro-inspired handheld seemed strong — but would that translate into actual sales?
Nothing Ear (1) review
It’s always exciting to see a new company enter the consumer hardware space — and deliver a solid first product out of the game.
Rocket Lab returns to flight after failed May mission with successful launch for U.S. Space Force
Rocket Lab is back in business launching rockets, after an issue during its last launch in May caused a total loss of the payloads on board. The company was quick to investigate the issue, and announced just over a week ago that it had completed that work, identified the problem and implemented corrective action to […]
The Lilium electric Jet will use batteries manufactured by Germany’s Customcells
Electric air taxi startup Lilium has tapped German manufacturer Customcell to supply batteries for its flagship 7-seater Lilium Jet. The battery IP is the result of “multiple players,” a Lilium spokesperson told TechCrunch, but the manufacturing will be the sole job of Customcells. While Lilium declined to specify the number of battery systems as part […]
Alphabet crushes Q2 earnings estimates as Google Cloud cuts losses, grows 54%
Today after the bell amidst a deluge of major technology company earnings reports, Alphabet reported its own second-quarter performance.