Apple mercifully backpedals on removing iOS web apps in the EU

It was all a big misunderstanding. Key Takeaways Apple backtracks on removing web apps in the EU after initial outrage from users and developers. DMA laws in the EU continue to impact tech companies like Apple, forcing them to adjust their policies. The tech industry is facing challenges in complying with new regulations while balancing global user expectations. A few weeks ago, Apple announced that it would prevent users from creating Home Screen web apps for people in the EU. It caused quite a stir, and now, Apple seems to…

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RAM frequency vs. latency: What matters more?

Key Takeaways RAM frequency impacts performance more than latency in most cases. CAS latency is especially useful for speeding up video editing and rendering use cases. Balance frequency and latency based on your needs; 6000MT/s CL30 kits work for most. Amidst all the talk about the best GPUs for gaming and the best CPUs to pair with them, it’s common for us to sideline the intricacies of memory. You might keep things simple by picking one of the best RAM for gaming, but there’s more to it than just choosing…

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How to replace the PSU on your PC: A step-by-step guide

Don’t forget to get all the connections right. A PSU (Power Supply Unit) may not be an exciting PC component, but it’s among the most — if not the most — crucial parts as it brings the entire PC to life. Not only is it important to pick the right PSU for your PC, but you also need to ensure it’s installed properly. Installing the PSU is fairly simple, but getting all the connections right and managing the cable is more time-consuming. Replacing or changing the PSU is also a…

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Biostar is launching the A620MH Aurora as an accessible entry-level motherboard

The A620MH Aurora is expected to be priced below $100 Key Takeaways Biostar’s A620MH Aurora offers AMD Ryzen 7000/8000 support, DDR5 memory, HDMI 4K, and LAN connectivity at a predicted price under $100. The motherboard features up to 86GB DDR5 memory, four USB 3.2 Type-A ports, HDMI port, Realtek 7.1 audio jack, and two heatsinks. With support for gamers and media enthusiasts, Biostar’s entry-level offering might just be the budget-friendly platform many have been waiting for. AMD launched its A620 platform back in 2023 with little fanfare. The chipset notably…

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Snag this Silicon Power 1TB M.2 SSD for just $69.99 for a limited time

Silicon Power 1TB NVMe 2230 SSD $70 $76 Save $6 If you’re looking for an affordable SD upgrade for your Steam Deck or other compatible device, look no further than the Silicon Power 1TB SSD. This SSD is now just $69.99 and offers excellent performance with read speeds of up to 4,900MB/s and write speeds of up to 3,200MB/s. In addition, it also comes with a 5-year limited warranty. If you’ve been looking to upgrade the storage of your Steam Deck, now’s going to be the perfect time, with this…

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Anker’s 747 GaN Prime 150W charger is down to an all-time low in this limited-time deal

Anker 747 Charger (150W) $80 $110 Save $30 If you’re looking for a charger that can do it all, this Anker 747 GaN Prime charger is going to be it, with plenty of ports and a maximum power output of 150W. While it normally comes in priced at $109.99, you can now score $30 off for a limited time. Charging technology has come a long way, and now, you have adapters that can really do it all, from charging laptops, smartphones, tablets and more. Although there are a lot of…

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8 of XDA’s favorite products from February 2024

February is a great time to be a fan of technology, because it falls right in the middle of two of the biggest consumer electronics shows of the year: CES and MWC Barcelona. That means the reviews team at XDA had its hands full providing great analysis of tech products, both new and old. If you missed anything, we’ve rounded up our top eight products that were reviewed in the month of February. From great laptops, to excellent power supplies, to superb chargers, we saw a little bit of everything…

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I used Telegram as a replacement for Google Drive

While you can use YouTube and Discord as cloud storage, you absolutely shouldn’t. They’re not meant for that, and in the case of YouTube, you actually end up with a negative compression ratio. However, you can use Telegram as cloud storage, and the company actually allows it. To be clear, we don’t suggest using Telegram as a cloud service provider for anything that you actually rely on. Companies have tried to build file-sharing systems on Telegram’s infrastructure and have entirely failed, and that’s partially thanks to slower upload speeds, slower…

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Windows 11 Insiders can use their Android device as a webcam starting now

Key Takeaways Microsoft has released webcam capability for Windows Insiders to use Android phones as webcams, competing with Apple’s Continuity Camera feature. To set up the webcam feature, ensure the phone runs Android 9 or later. With Microsoft’s webcam solution, Windows Insiders can easily use Android phones’ front and rear cameras for video meetings efficiently. It was back in November last year that we first saw pieces of evidence that suggested Microsoft was working on allowing Android users to use their phones or tablets as webcams through the Phone Link.…

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The Windows 11 Moment 5 Update is now available

Key Takeaways Windows 11 Moment 5 update includes new Copilot commands, Generative Erase in Photos, & more AI-powered features for better user experience. Voice access improvements allow for custom voice commands and multi-monitor support, enhancing accessibility and user productivity. In addition to inking and widgets upgrades, Windows 11 introduces Autopatch to replace Windows Update for Business in enterprise settings. Windows 11 is getting a bunch of new features starting today. Microsoft has announced that the latest set of features for Windows 11 — also known as the Moment 5 update…

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