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How to make your Android phone look and feel more like an iPhone

For years, Google has provided Android phones with unmatched customizability. Every major update brings a new opportunity to tweak how your phone looks and works. The Android 12 update lets you alter every feature, right down to the app icon colors on your home screen. While customizable functionalities are important, they can be overkill sometimes. …

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South Korean Court Dismisses iPhone Users’ $1.6 Million ‘Batterygate’ Lawsuit

A South Korean court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit seeking compensation from Apple over allegations that the company deliberately slowed down the performance of older iPhones in order to compel customers to buy new models (via The Korea Herald). “The lawsuit is dismissed,” a court judge briefly said, without elaborating as to the reason for …

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Galaxy S23 vs. iPhone 14: How the New Base Galaxy Specs Stack Up

This story is part of Samsung EventCNET’s collection of news, tips and advice around Samsung’s most popular products. The 2023 era of flagship phones has begun. On Wednesday at its Samsung Unpacked event in San FranciscoSamsung officially took the wraps off of its new Galaxy S23 lineintroducing the S23, S23 Plus and S23 Ultra. The …

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Samsung’s SmartThings Station Is Ready for Your iOS Devices

Smart-home standard Matter Promises to bring together all, or at least the majority, of our smart devices and the once-somewhat-exclusive ecosystems they use, but we haven’t reached total unity just yet. Samsung and Apple helped to close the gap a bit further, however, as the Samsung SmartThings app for iOS was recently updated to support …

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Korean iPhone users lose W2b ‘Batterygate’ suit

A customer stands underneath an illuminated Apple logo at an Apple store in central Sydney. (Reuters-Yonhap) A South Korean court ruled on Thursday that Apple did not deliberately slow down the performance of its iPhone handsets, dismissing some 9,800 Korean smartphone buyers’ lawsuit for 2 billion won ($1.64 million) against the United States electronics giant. …

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iOS 16.3 lets users add lock screen widgets to a classic wallpaper

With iOS 16, Apple introduced a new lock screen for the iPhone that lets users customize it with different widgets, font styles, and even multiple wallpapers. However, the update removed classic iPhone wallpapers, and users who still had one of them before installing the update were unable to customize it. But that has changed with …

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Texas Amber Alert: Silsbee babies Aiden and Aaliyah Langford abducted; Tiffany Weaver, Aaron Langford identified at suspects

SILSBEE, Texas (KTRK) — Your mobile device may have gone off Wednesday with Amber Alert information about two small children abducted in southeast Texas. It turns out that 4-month-old Aiden Langford and 1-year-old Aaliyah Langford have been missing for eight days now, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety bulletin. The Hardin County Sheriff’s …

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