OnePlus 6 and 6T get November patch, might be final update for the phones

Welcome to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on updates to the two phones in the OnePlus 6-series. We’ll detail the current software versions for each device and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out. OnePlus usually pushes out updates to the entire series at …

The Verge: Apple frontline workers ‘struggling to survive’ amid ‘untenable conditions’

Zoe Schiffer at The Verge is out with a new story exploring working conditions for Apple’s “frontline employees,” including retail employees, support staff, and sales staff. The report, based on conversations with 16 current and former employees, says that “complaints about working conditions and pay have largely been ignored.” more… The post The Verge: Apple …

New rumor claims Google is actually, really, for sure making its own smartwatch

Credit: Kaitlyn Cimino / Android Authority A new report claims Google is developing an in-house, Google-branded smartwatch, which could debut next year. The smartwatch would offer basic fitness tracking and day-long battery life and would compete with the Apple Watch. The Google watch is not to be confused with Fitbit’s Wear OS smartwatch, which was …

Apple wants to dodge these tariffs on Apple Watch and Mac Pro parts imported from China (again)

Apple is requesting the reinstatement of exclusions from tariffs on the Apple Watch and several Mac Pro components that are imported from China. Apple currently pays a 7.5% tariff on Apple Watches imported from China, and seven key Mac Pro components face a 25% tariff. The policy was originally initiated under the Trump administration. more… …

9to5Mac Daily: December 02, 2021 – iPhone 13 shortages, Apple Car changes

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Rakuten: Get a $40 cash bonus when you make your first purchase through Rakuten. more… …

Save 24% on the Surface Pro X, and more of the best tablet deals

Credit: Microsoft Tablets haven’t replaced laptops like some predicted they would, but they’re still popular gadgets for work and play on the go. Apple keeps improving the iPad line, and Amazon’s Fire tablets are as affordable as ever. We’ve tracked down some of the best tablet deals available right now to help you choose. See …

Apple rolling out iOS 15.2 beta 4 to developers as public release nears

Update: Now rolling out to public beta testers as well. After a brief hiatus, the beta train is back in business today. Apple is now rolling out iOS 15.2 beta 4 to registered developers, bringing new features and continued refinements. Today’s update to beta 4 comes just over two weeks after the release of beta …

We asked, you told us: Here’s how often you upgrade to a new TV

Credit: Dhruv Bhutani / Android Authority One of the most popular categories on Black Friday and Cyber Monday is the TV. It’s not uncommon to see loads of TV brands offering big price cuts on everything from their basic models all the way to even 8K sets. Then again, the feeling I got in the …

How to get the Spotify student discount and pay less for Spotify

As a student, paying for subscription fees on top of tuition and various other expenses isn’t fun. Luckily, there are many subscription services that offer discounts and bonuses for students—like the Spotify student discount. Spotify Premium Student is an exclusive student discount for the world’s most popular music streaming service. Having used it myself for …