Your iPhone has a secret rain map — how to access it

Apple's Weather app on iPhone models offers a constantly updated forecast of weather, air pollution, humidity and more, but it also hides a weather map in plain sight that comes with a nifty time-lapse feature. While the Apple Weather app can be useful as a widget on your iPhone's home...
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Stimulus control that Americans can expect in 2022

Will the Biden administration issue a fourth stimulus check in 2022? or will focus on the Child Tax Credit and The American Rescue Plan? The Child Tax Credit extension this year was only for one year, so the December 15 payment may be the last. However, Democrats recently passed the Build Back Better Act in the House, and this bill would extend gains for another year, according to NJ Advance Media.
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How to find the rainfall map hidden inside the iOS 15 Weather app

Apple has put some little things into iOS 15 that aren't promoted but can be of some use. For example, iOS 15 brings a special rain-related feature that is available from the iOS weather app (more on that later). For those of you who have never used it, the iOS Weather app has an icon showing a white cloud and a yellow sun against a blue background.

Instagram, Facebook, And Messenger May Not Get Default Chat Encryption Until 2023

You’ll have to wait a little longer if you’ve been hoping for Facebook Messenger chat encryption. According to The Guardian, Meta’soriginal plans to make end-to-end encryption a default feature on Facebook Messenger and Instagram will not be implemented until 2023. Last year, Meta merged Messenger and Instagram chats, with ambitions to deliver end-to-end encryption to its social media platforms sometime in 2022, similar to what it gives WhatsApp users. Those plans have now changed.

Oppo Find N 5G could be the name of the first folding phone of the Chinese company

For a long time we have been seeing numerous rumors and small leaks about the possible first oppo folding phone, presented under the code name “Peacock”. However, according to the popular Chinese informant Digital Chat Station on Weibo, it appears that the Chinese company’s foldable It could officially arrive under the name of Oppo Find N 5G.

Stimulus Check Update: 2021 Final Round Of Payments; Are You Eligible?

One last round of stimulus checks await millions of Americans before the end of 2021. A batch was issued on Nov. 15, but another one will be sent out on Dec. 15. This year's six stimulus checks, which began in July, were a new approach to the health-care crisis. The funds were part of a $1.9 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress in March. That bill increased the standard amount of the Child Tax Credit, among other things.

Houston Teen Shot During Playstation 5 Sale Gone Wrong [WATCH]

A 19-year-old was shot while trying to sell a PlayStation 5 in Houston, police say. Video from the scene shows the PS5 on the ground at the shooting scene. The victim is expected to survive, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said. According to police, the buyer should the seller. The...
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Final round of government stimulus checks due before close of 2021

The last child tax credit cash payments to eligible Americans, authorized in the $1.9 trillion stimulus approved in March by Congress, should be deposited in personal bank accounts on or after Dec. 15, according to a report from the news and commentary website BGR. The amounts sent this month figure...

Apple Car launch could come years after Apple’s big reveal event

Even if it takes another 20 years for Apple to formally confirm a car project, the rumors will never die. In fact, this Sunday, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman discussed some of the latest rumors revolving around the Apple Car in the latest edition of his weekly newsletter – Power On. If you’ve been keeping up, you …

Did Amazon forget to end these 20 Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals?

Black Friday is over and Cyber Monday is behind us. But if you’re looking for the best Cyber Week deals of 2021, you’ve come to the right place. Everyone knows that Cyber Week is a great time to save since there are always so many sales. But there’s also an unwritten rule about Cyber Week. …

Serious recall issued for 19 delicious desserts – throw them out now

Kroger Co. recently issued a recall for a variety of baked goods because of the possibility the items may contain metal fragments. Specifically, the Kroger recall went into effect earlier this month and if you purchased any baked goods from the grocery giant in recent weeks, you’ll definitely want to take a close look at …

Netflix’s bizarre new fantasy series is leaving viewers speechless

Here comes the onslaught of Christmas-themed original content from the major streaming services. This week, for example, saw Netflix deliver Elves — the English-language title for a newly released six-episode Danish series. It dives into the mythology around the “nisser.” Those, for the uninitiated, are short creatures from Nordic folklore, often presented with a long …

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to testify before Congress again

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in early October. She appeared before lawmakers after making available a large number of internal Facebook documents to reporters. Stories based on the leaked research materials appeared in The Wall Street Journal and CBS’s 60 Minutes before Haugen’s testimony. The former …

Newest Nest Thermostat is somehow still $89 in Amazon Cyber Week sale

If you ask most people, they’ll tell you the Nest Learning Thermostat is the best smart thermostat out there. It was the first model to kickstart the smart thermostat crazy. And what’s crazy is that all these years later, it’s still one of the best. But now, there’s a much less expensive Nest that’s just …

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2021) review: The e-reader to beat

The Kindle is synonymous with e-books and e-readers, but Amazon hasn’t really updated the Paperwhite, its best-selling Kindle, in almost three years. Finally, though, that time has come. The 2021 Kindle Paperwhite adds a laundry list of actually helpful features while improving on the features that users already know and love. It’s the small things …

Apple Cyber Monday deals are over – Amazon has better Apple deals anyway

Are you on the lookout for awesome Apple Store Cyber Week 2021 deals? Well, keep looking because there’s no such thing. Apple has a sale of sorts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but the fun ends on Tuesday. It doesn’t really matter though, since Apple’s own Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are pretty …