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YouTube’s new swipe gestures to navigate through video history, rolling out to iOS this week

As more YouTube viewers hit mobile devices, the platform is testing new features to improve the experience on smartphones and tablets. This week, YouTube is launching a new set of swipe gestures for its mobile app to better navigate video history. With these new swipe gestures, YouTube users can easily navigate through their video history. This includes a swipe forward to view ...

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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit

Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source. Now, things are being taken a step further as FoundationDB has announced it is open sourcing Foundation DB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit. This is the first public confirmation from Apple that CloudKit is powered by FoundationDB. The company touts that Record ...

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Last chance: Get Hyper’s new USB-C Hub for iPad Pro up to 40% off

Today is your last chance to get the new HyperDrive USB-C Hub for iPad Pro at its limited time preorder price through Kickstarter. Check out our early hands-on look with the new product in the video below. Get HyperDrive USB-C Hub for iPad Pro on Kickstarter now for 30-40% off (Reg. $99) Shipping this month, the new USB-C Hub from Hyper is the first ...

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Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell modems for iPhone XS and XR, citing legal battle

As Apple and Qualcomm’s FTC trial continues today, we’re learning more details about the quarrels between the two companies. As reported by CNET, one of the more interesting tidbits from Apple’s COO Jeff Williams was that the company wanted to put Qualcomm’s 4G chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, but Qualcomm refused to sell them to Apple. This legal ...

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New Low-Cost MacBook to Run on Older Processors Due to Intel Delays

Apple’s rumored lower-cost MacBook device could use an older Intel chip than initially forecasted, according to a new report. Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News reported that the entry-level MacBook device would run on Intel’s eight-generation Kaby Lake Refresh processors, which were first released back in 2017. EDN cites repeated delays of Intel’s Cannon Lake chips as the reason for using the Kaby Lake series. ...

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How to Easily Convert Video Files to Other Formats on a Mac for Free

Although a range of video formats are supported by macOS, there are certain popular formats that cannot be played by Mac’s default video player software, QuickTime Player. For instance, it cannot play videos of MKV format and in such cases, users have to turn to third-party softwares, such as VLC, to play unsupported videos. Moreover, you might want to transfer a ...

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