iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 adds new camera features, fixes bunches of bugs

Enlarge / The 2020 iPad Air—one of several devices supported by today’s new software releases. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple began rolling out iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The company also pushed watchOS 7.3 to Apple Watches and tvOS 14.4 to Apple TVs. iOS 14.4/iPadOS 14.4 is a somewhat small feature update. New additions in the release notes include the ability to read smaller QR codes with the iPhone cameras, notifications to tell users “when the camera of your iPhone is unable to be verified as a new, genuine Apple camera,” and a number of bug fixes. Here are Apple’s full iOS… Read More

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Tweetbot 6 released with new subscription pricing

Tapbots, the company behind Tweetbot, has released a major update for the iPhone and iPad. Tweetbot 6 is now available in the App store. While there aren’t a lot of visual changes, there are a couple of important things happening under the hood. First, Tweetbot 6 is using Twitter’s API v2. An API is an interface that lets two applications or services interact with each other. In today’s case, Tweetbot uses Twitter’s API to interact with the service. And third-party developers can only do what Twitter lets them do. For many years, Twitter’s API has been somewhat limited, especially if you’ve been trying to build a full-fledged Twitter client. But… Read More

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These are the 30 most popular YouTube stars in the world, from PewDiePie to Ryan Kaji

Summary List Placement YouTube has produced a new generation of celebrities and influencers that have turned posting videos online into lucrative full-time careers. The most popular YouTubers include video game commentators, makeup artists, and vloggers. These are the 26 most-subscribed YouTube channels from independent personalities who got their start on the video-sharing platform. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. YouTube has become the de-facto launchpad for the next generation of celebrities, personalities, and big stars. Well-known names like PewDiePie, Shane Dawson, and Smosh have racked up millions of subscribers over the years by uploading videos on YouTube and forming seemingly personal relationships with their fans. From comedians to gamers… Read More

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How to delete your YouTube channel and permanently erase its content, or temporarily hide it

Summary List Placement Maybe you still have embarrassing high school videos on your YouTube channel, or you just have no use for it anymore. Whatever your reason, deleting your YouTube channel is simple and can be done quickly.  Just note that deleting your channel means deleting your videos, comments, playlists, votes, and more. And once you’ve deleted your account, all that data is gone forever — there’s no recovering it. If you prefer a less permanent solution, you can also hide your channel, which will make everything on the account private to everyone but you. Only your comments and replies will be permanently deleted. If your channel is hidden, you can… Read More

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Vizio’s 75-inch P-Series Quantum X 4K TV is cheaper than ever

Image: Vizio Vizio’s P-Series Quantum X remains the company’s flagship line of QLED televisions. If you are in the market for a new TV and have room to fit a 75-inch device on your entertainment station, Vizio’s P75Qx-H1 model is $1,600 at Best Buy, B&H Photo, and Vizio. This is $400 off its usual price and the lowest we have seen this TV go for yet. Released last fall, the P-Series Quantum X TVs can hit up to 3000 nits of peak brightness and support a variable refresh rate ranging from 48Hz to 120Hz at up to 4K resolution. Additionally, they feature 384 local dimming zones for great contrast. There… Read More

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